#7 / On Lessons From Blogging, Running a Chain Store, Working of Amazon and much more

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Read, Listen, Watch

Andrew Chen

What I’ve learned from 10 years of Professional Blogging

"Titles are 80% of the work, but you write it as the very last thing. It has to be a compelling opinion or important learning" Read more


Polymatter

How MrBeast Opened a Burger Chain


Zack Kanter

What is Amazon? | Zack's notes

The story of how Amazon made them who they are now. “It started as an unbound Walmart, an algorithm for running an unbound search for global optima in the world of physical products. It became a platform for adapting that algorithm to any opportunity for customer-centric value creation that it encountered. “  Read more


Things I Learned this Week

Bertrand Russell, on Writing

This is why writing is as much a way to share what you think as it is a way to discover what you think in the first place.

He says: "Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise, and everything precise is so remote from everything that we normally think, that you cannot for a moment suppose that is what we really mean when we say what we think.”


Thanks for reading,

Samyak