Good morning everyone! I normally don't talk about this topic in public because I don't see a relevance to doing so. However, I shared this milestone with an acquaintance of mine a week ago, and he told me then that it's quite astounding that I was able to do it and that it made him reconsider his drinking patterns. I thought of sharing it here because I think this is a topic that is relevant to many and maybe it can make a change in someone else's life. Background: I wouldn't say that I was an alcoholic (as I had no dependency) but I had no self-control the few times a month I was drinking. This caused me to experience some health issues as well as give my bank account a hit more than once... One night I over-did it, and ended up sleeping for a few hours in the street. The next morning was one of the lowest points in my life. I decided right there and then that I would stop drinking. I am not writing this post to recommend you to stop drinking, if you're able to control yourself and have a good time, then it's a great thing. Alcohol has existed for millennia, and I don't think it will disappear any time soon. But I do want to give you some food for thought to think about how you are treating your body and mind. Alcohol affects how you perform mentally, as well as physically, and the older you get the worse it gets. If you are introverted like me and you think that you need alcohol to be social: that's not true. That's just another type of peer pressure to make you drink. A social norm. Since that horrible day, I have taken better care of my physical and mental health. I have taken on more responsibility, and I have put my mental house in order. As Jordan Peterson would say: "Clean your room!" That's all I wanted to say. Don't take this as advice or an obligation, but do think on what you do to take care of yourself. You only have one body, and no one else is coming to save you. Have a great week y'all!
I love masterminds. The best phases of my life have all been after I joined a mastermind. . - It was a mastermind that encouraged me to upload my first YouTube video (Only God knows where I’d be now if I hadn’t). - It was a mastermind that embedded in me the principles needed to grow my YouTube channel to 600,000+ subs. - And it was a mastermind that helped me how to grow from $2,000/month to $30,000/month in six months. And then later brought me all the way to financial freedom (peak $100,000/month). (I talk about these masterminds in this, and this video.) . It seems that whenever I join a good mastermind, my life has a severe upgrade. I’m not 100% sure why masterminds are so effective for me. But whatever the answer, but one thing has always been clear to me: When the time is right, I need to start a mastermind. And now is that time. . Introducing: SYNTHESIZER UNIVERSITY. Entry requirements: - You are a Consultant earning $10,000+/month - Or an Educational Content Creator with 10,000+ subscribers/followers (If you don't meet these requirements, sorry. Please read message below.) . Synthesizer University is a mastermind to help you: - Magnify your impact - Grow a large loyal audience (loosely defined at 100,000+ Subscribers/followers) - Reach Financial Freedom quicker (loosely defined as $1m cash) - And to help you build something beautiful… The internet is the canvas. You are the artist. Let's paint something magical. - By mastering the new META for the Great Online Game (the game you’re playing) . THE NEW META - The Synthesizer Model:
Hey guys, I'm Krishna. Today,I want to share you the value of mindset. Mindset is really important for anything,it makes our mind clear for what actions should be perform, for example its doesn't mean you can learn guitar in one day or have abs ,etc.But how you think about this,how you approach,how you prioritize,with what emotions ( I also write about this on another day) .If you say i’m not good example in guitar or in learning so why the hell your mind want to do this.If you do this in one area of your life ,it will gonna effect other areas ,even you have a chance to do it better. Its just a mindset which does not grow ourselves. I want to share the mindset I learn from Anime Naruto ,he is stubborn kid who is not good in learning justu and every one ignore him in his childhood ,you can see this on YouTube.But he has a mindset that no matter what happens he will become Hokage (Leader)of the village.He face many challenges in his journey ,his training dedication to be the hokage .So in life ,many times we say ourselves we are not good in that or we are dedicated but my life and blah blah! Its misery we create,and we feel sad , because deep down we want to improve the quality of life but don't make enough efforts and give up easily.So what to do ,its okay, accept that where you are and say to yourself,no matter what happens I will do the things which is needed to improve life,may be its the job, house,car, body ,etc.Its not gonna change directly but slowly this pattern will break and we will find ourselves in different positions Life is all about mindset,so how we operate and how we view ourselves and what we say to ourselves is really important. I would like to know if you have any things to say. The better your questions is the more i grow and more i can help others.
Last year this time, I recorded a voice note talking about how I felt like the Universe was working against me every time I set out to do something. I was on the verge of a mental breakdown. I was going nowhere. My savings from my first startup were depleting and I didn't have any source of income. I had to close down my SMMA in the 2nd half of 2020 due to FB banning all of my ad accounts. I promised myself to never use FB ads again. So I started working with YouTubers to help them make better content. I found one guy in particular that I truly believed could disrupt the space and went all-in with him full-time for no pay just because I am passionate about the creator economy and I wanted to experience working in it. Although we successfully went from 100 subs to 200K+ subs in 15 months and built a very profitable channel, I had to leave the partnership due to some issues. Since I shut down my SMMA, nothing was working for me. Every time I put effort and work hard and achieve something for a YTer, I was never at the receiving end of the benefits of that hard work. I didn't know how all of this would fit in the long run as I just kept doing what I was passionate about. But something in me just wanted me to keep going despite not seeing any immediate benefit...I just told myself if nothing works out just like it was then, I would have at least done what I loved doing. I kept doing permissionless apprenticeships whenever I can. Worked with YTers to grow their channels, and launch digital products, merch, etc...! Little did I know that following my passion in spite of not seeing any immediate benefits is setting me up for a career in the creator economy. I was sad a year ago that the work I was doing is only giving me fun in the short run but not going to benefit me in the long run. I was wrong. I was gaining experience. In 2022 November, I saw Andrew's Content Director hiring post and was shocked to see if really jobs exist in the world that require what I used to do for the YTers(Content Strategy, Titles, Thumbnails, Video ideas, Team assembling and management, Brand deals management, etc...!)
After doing the exercise @Andrew Kirby recommend to us in this post, I discovered that this community is one of the places where most of my niche hang out So please, I'd love to know, what are your biggest struggles/obstacles related to audience building? 👀
Today we've had a 2 hour-long call with @Corey Bennett Boardman and I want to share my insights from our conversation: 1. Embracing uncertainty and contradictions is helpful if we want to move forward. The world is unpredictable, complex, contradictory, ugly and beautiful at the same time. Two opposite ideas can be true simultaneously. Complexity of the world, humanity and our own consciousness is a part of human experience. 2. If you are a true egoist, you care about others. Serving people is the best way to help yourself. It reduces anxiety, raises your status in the group, makes you a better person and the goodwill inevitably returns in the long run. 3. Seeing the truth is painful. Telling people the truth is painful. When we break a belief a part of ours dies. It's importrant to remember that we are not our beliefs, we just carry them. Don't get attached and embrace change. 4. As Western people we're disconnected by default. Loneliness and isolation leads to a wide range of disorders and complications. Joining a community and actively engaging is good a way to break this unhealthy trend. It's great to have meaninful conversations with people from this community and I recommend you all have this kind of talks from time to time.
@Callum Rylance all this manifestation thing seems highly controversial and wilfully blind. I'm pretty sure that idealogues can come up with some kind of mental gymnastics to make it seem coherent, however from my personal experience people who indulge into visualizing, manifesting, reality transurfing etc end up doing nothing, waiting for the desired (but not-desired at the same time) miracle to come.
@Bru Capellà has now reached 100,000 Subscribers on his YouTube channel. To emphasise how crazy this is I've attached a picture of 100,000 people. He creates content about masculinity in the Spanish speaking market. Here's his channel. I met Bru when he joined my mastermind Synthesizer University. He had been creating content for three years and was at around 40,000 subscribers. Since joining he's blown up to 100,000 subscribers in just 4 months. And he cracked 1,000,000 views in a month for three months in a row! But I really can't take credit. Bru is wildly driven, hard-working, and understands his niche incredibly well. And @Bru Capellà I want to speak directly to you. This is just the beginning for you. You are destined for greatness. And you're in the perfect vehicle to make that destiny a reality. Keep working 💪 So once, again, a huge congrats to Bru! And a firework GIF to celebrate
@Owen Sheasby @Benedek Santa @Fedor Shatukho synthesizers assemble We need to figure out dates and location. Everything else can follow. Soon as we have 5 lads and ladies confirmed - I'll book my tickets and calendar.
I put a tweet out with a clip of Akira the Don talking about which person on Meaningwave has the most plays. Jordan Peterson was the highest on YouTube but the Jocko records are consistently topping the charts on Spotify (probably the gym lads). The top 3 records at the time all had 'discipline' in the title. I posted the clip to YouTube and Instagram and it was short enough to be on twitter so I posted it there too. I opened twitter for the first time in a few days and saw I have 12 notifications. Hmm that's more than usual I thought. Then I see Jocko has quoted my tweet and the video has 100k+ views. I was shaking. I only got 15 likes in the end lol (most views came from Jocko's feed. He has 750k+ followers) As they say, every piece of content is like a lottery ticket. As always likes (or views) ain't cash, but still cool. Jocko pod soon? 👀
This is a message for Consultants. Specifically someone who sells coaching or a course to help people solve their problems. In 2022 I: - Spent two days in LA with Sam Ovens (on track to become billionaire) - Spoke with Alex Hormozi ($200m/year portfolio) - Spoke (and worked) with MrBeast (130m subscribers) - Spoke with Cole Gordon ($2,000,000/month) - Met Bas Slot in Lisbon twice ($1,000,000/month) My conclusion after all of this was simple: This industry is changing… The smartest people have noticed, and are already taking advantage of this shift. Everyone else will be left behind. Watch these clips (5-10 mins) to spot the shift. - Clip from Sam Ovens - Tweet from Alex Hormozi - Another tweet from Alex Hormozi - Clip from Cole Gordon (making $2m/m+) - Clip from All In Podcast (all four are Billionaires) - Clip from Alex Hormozi Watch those clips before reading on. They're short. Here's how I see things changing: - Direct Response → Brand - Ads → Content - Selling → Giving And to me, this is a GREAT SHIFT. Thank fuck this industry is FINALLY maturing. It's no longer enough to have flashy marketing and great sales skills. You have to build a brand. Over the past few months I’ve hinted at this shift quite a few times, and how I've used it to make $100,000/month profit (and sometimes even $90,000 in a day). I've made a: - 33 minute Loom video explaining this new model - 21 minute Loom video explaining how I got 600,000 subscribers using this model - Free course explaining how to build a great community - Loom video I sent to Alex Hormozi about using trends to grow an audience when he asked me to help him grow his YouTube - Notion page explaining the lessons I learned about YouTube growth from speaking with MrBeast - Google Doc explaining the content system that grows your audience in just two hours per week
Hello fellow synthesizers. I have a question! How do you do your scripts for your youtube videos? And how do you start from an idea to video? Anyone having a cool notion setup for this I would love to hear your ideas! ✨✨🚀
@Christina Westergaard Larsen videos for me is just a means for delivery. When I'm ready with volumes of content I'll use videos if they suit my needs the best. Now I'm in a phase of solving problems and finding solutions for my niche.
@Andrew Kirby telecommunication, precisely messaging operators. Sound complicated, and probably is. As for my task — taking marketing of one particular company to a new level via engaging content people naturally want to share. Selling without looking needy.
Dylan Jardon and Henry Belcaster have been best friends for ages. They started a podcast together, but were frustrated with how slow their growth was. Dylan decided to take a break, spend some time in isolation, and refused to come out until he had figured out the art and science of going viral. Whilst he was alone, he came up with a viral formula, and when he put it to the test, it worked! He was pretty stoked, but it could've been luck... Right? Dylan taught what he understood to Henry, and Henry started blowing up too! After hearing about this story I paid them both $20k, and they taught me everything they know about going viral. And I thought I'd share my biggest takeaways with you for free :) LESSON 1: THE VIRAL FORMULA According to "the lads", the formula for going viral is: Story X Pop Culture X Animation = Viral Blend pop culture (something that everyone knows) with a great story (something that's already viral) with high quality animation to make timeless content. But does every short need ‘Pop Culture’ in it? According to the lads, yes. They view pop culture as the jet fuel for the concepts you’d want to teach. We’re playing a different game with Shorts. People are scrolling and have no idea who you are. Hook the viewer instantly by giving them something they care about. LESSON 2: EVERGREEN > TIMELY But not all pop culture is created equal. There’s a difference between creating Timely Shorts and Evergreen Shorts. Many Shorts people make Timely content e.g. Alex Hormozi when FTX crashed: https://www.tiktok.com/@ahormozi/video/7165572368637922606 But Timely content like the news won’t be relevant in 1 month. Evergreen > trending for a few reasons: - The long tail of shorts is important. Most videos that pop take a few weeks to get going. - Anything we create should be as relevant in 2 years as it was in the first 2 days post upload
Video summary: 1. Write down all the bits that will constitute the story 2. Link them 3. Don't link the bits through «this happened THEN this happened AND this happened» 4. Link the bits thorough «this happened THUS this happened BUT this happened» 5. The bits of the plot should have cause and effect relationship — this happened BECAUSE this happened. 6. The bits of the plot should spark tension and conflict — BUT, HOWEVER
Audience building is the art and science of making people aware of you and what you have to offer. As outlined here, I believe it’s the most effective use of your time and resources. This post details what I believe is the optimal strategy for audience building. Alex Hormozi, Iman Gadzhi, and Andrew Tate have all recently grown huge audiences using the strategy outlined in this post. The Optimal Audience Building Strategy (OABS) actually contains two sub-strategies. The first is the “Dream 100” strategy. The second is the “Content strategy”. The synergy between both strategies is profound. The Content Strategy will help you win long-term. This is how I got 600,000 subscribers, and made $1,000,000+. The Dream 100 strategy will help you win short-term. This is how I made $100,000+ in 10 days. If you want to make more money soon, and make a lot of money long-term, then I’d recommend you implement both. Ready to start? The first step of implementing both strategies is to write out who you want to attract. We call this your Niche. I’d recommend you do this exercise in the comment section below. Write first “My niche is: ______” The second step is to write out where your Niche gives their attention. If you want to capture the attention of someone, you have to know where their attention goes, so that YOU know where to go. We can split this second step into two sections. First, write which platforms they spend time on e.g. YouTube, Twitter, Linkedin. Second, write which influencers/YouTubers/podcasts/communities/forums they like. “My niche goes on these platforms: _______.” And "My niche consumes: _______.” The Content Strategy is to create for the platforms your Niche is on. The strategy involves creating content that your Niche would love (High Demand) that no one else is making (Low Supply). This strategy has HUGE potential, but you’re not guaranteed to get the attention of the people you’re trying to attract. In this way, you can view this strategy as high risk, high reward. Luckily, the cost to create is low, and the results can be huge, so it’s worth gambling consistently until you get the results you’re looking for. But this can take time.
Don’t fall into the too broad niche trap though. If I had read this post two years ago I’d think of the following niches: self-development, psychology, philosophy, lifestyle, books etc. That’s basically the topics I bring up on my channel that pays me zero money. Too many people write and speak about that. The competition is unreal. I was lucky to start working in the information technology and through my sales job got to know other niches where people are willing to pay for content production. So, my advice, based on my personal experience, think of something tech/finance related or something more specific of what you have good knowledge music/medicine/hamster breeding. Please note. The more technically complicated the niche is, the less people want to step into it, the less content is produced inside, the easier it’s to excel and the higher the paychecks.
1. BARRIER • Create without practice • Publish your first videos • Try the creating process out 2. IDEA DIRECTION • Get to know your "space" on YouTube • Help the algorithm figure out who your channel and your audience is • Make a system for creating ideas that are successful 3. CORE SKILLSET • Understand the YouTube algorithm • Improve body language, talking & on-camera presence • Immerse yourself in your industry • Improve creating ideas & titles for videos 4. TRANSITION • Grow & maintain your community • Improve your "subscribeability" • Improve creativing thumbnails. • Perfect your "call to action" (asking people to subscribe, support you, buy something etc.) 5. REPLICATE FORMULA • Understand YouTube analytics • Create viral videos • View time improvements • Leverage the YouTube community feature. 6. REVENUE STREAMS • Build an information product • Sponsorship strategy, recomending affiliates, YouTube membership/Patreon etc. (Focus on one before moving on) 7. BUILD AUTHORITY • Deep dive analysis & adjustments • Focus on expanding channel audience • Work outside your channel (collaborations, podcast guest, industry sources etc.) 3 success factors: • Time: Important but overrated • Skillset: Very important, the basis of quality • Strategy: Underrated, extremely important.
Hi! Recently a question has been haunting me and after talking with some people I realized how biased my perspective is. The question is as follows -> What are two/three areas in which EVERYONE should have at least some basic knowledge. My picks wouldn't be a surprise for you + a one sentence explanation. 1. Monetary systems + History of money -> Money is energy that we can store and it's all around us. It runs the world. 2. Anatomy of human body -> the more you know about your body, the better you can use it and optimize it for high-quality performance across years 3. Psychology -> We live in a society, society is all about human interactions so it'd be wise to know a thing or two about ourselves and others. I'm very curious of your picks, and if possible, one sentence explanations. I bet we can learn a lot from each other here.
When I first came here, I was skeptical. One of my main issues was that you can just click up the top and go to any group you're in but I have changed my mind on that in that there are no distractions and all my groups are in the same place. With it being intentional, I only stay in ones I want, but if there is more than one group, when I return for one, I tend to check out the others too. I could see this being an issue if you had 40 groups but I don't see people doing that e.g. currently I am in two. What does everyone else think? I also like the gamification, which I don't in most things; however, I think this is partly due to it being interestingly thought through by the owners of the two groups that I am in.
Bryan Johnson, world record holder for epigenetic age-reversal said quote: ''I've learned to never accept the first statement about a given thing''. His idea got me to think because as a synthesizer this would also be applicable in other regions. In his case he used the example: - Chocolate is good for you (level 1) - Dark chocolate is good for you (level 2) - Non-dutched dark chocolate is good for you (level 3) - Non-dutched dark chocolate without heavy metals is good for you (level 4) So what we see here is that despite widely accepting ideas like chocolate in this example, we could also use this exact same idea in business. 𝗘𝘅𝗮𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝗯𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 - The consultancy business is highly profitable (level 1) - The consultancy business is highly profitable within a niche (level 2) - The consultancy business is highly profitable within a niche when the right techniques are applied such as dream100 (level 3) - The consultancy business is highly profitable within a niche when the right techniques are applied such as dream100 combined with leverage and accountability (level 4) And the list goes on. This list doesn't exclude other options of probability, but instead look at when a level makes logical sense to your niche. This was just a thought I wanted to share. Rather than blindly accepting a statement, but ask deeply ''why is this statement true or false, and how many levels do we have to dig before it becomes true, is this statement true just on its own or does it require digging''?
It is funny. I have never actually sat down properly to think about the decisions I take on a daily basis on how they have an impact on my life, my work, family, social etc etc. Sam Ovens, as Sam Ovens does so well, explains such a seemingly simple concept, in a very valuable way to make you think critically about the decisions you take and how they impact your life. He also teaches you on how to get to prioritise important things in your life by cutting out the unnecessary, and also how to limit distractions. As we are creating and building audiences on social media, these skills are CRUCIAL for everyone to know, especially when it is so easy to become drowned in scrolling, commenting and consuming of content. The problem is that whilst this often feels productive, it can more often than not, be just pure action faking.
@Raphael Mayr @Cotton Sam @Callum Rylance This took a bit of planning but we made it happen. We explored Brighton, went to the gym, stayed at Callum’s over night, alternated between sauna and going in the sea, and talked about pretty much everything from girls to god. I think the main takeaway for all of us was how amazing it is to be surrounded by like-minded people. Online is good, but in real life is just something else. You can just feel the constant energy. Great experience guys. Thank you all. And thanks @Andrew Kirby for creating this community otherwise this would have never happened. Edited videos coming soon.
Four years ago I was told to start creating content. I did what I was told. Now it feels like I've been able to push to the frontier of the Great Online Game. And I feel like the things I've been able to see will revolutionise the way humans work. And that fills me with an insane amount of energy. I really have the opportunity to do some GREAT WORK here. I talk about this shift here: - https://www.skool.com/synthesizers/find-your-zone-of-genius?p=4644759e - https://twitter.com/IAmAndrewKirby/status/1423278648979726340 - https://twitter.com/IAmAndrewKirby/status/1605193664833142784 - https://twitter.com/IAmAndrewKirby/status/1603704951259160576 - https://twitter.com/IAmAndrewKirby/status/1610355515846189056 - https://twitter.com/IAmAndrewKirby/status/1602629653969223683 Now I'm trying to summarise this whole idea into one simple sentence, so that I can send out a sharp signal to the world to attract the people that resonate deeply with the signal. It's a work in progress, so I thought I'd share that with you guys live. Here's entries from my journal, messages to my team, and other messages that resonate with me. START: “I am the pioneer of the future of work” resonates with me deeply. This is my phone wallpaper (attached). "I help Young Men reach Financial Freedom" is another thing that's cool, but doesn't fully encapsulate my calling. I value Impact, Income, and Fun. The problem with above Financial Freedom message is it covers Income, but not Impact and Fun.
@Andrew Kirby, I see a way how you can revolutionize the Great Online Game even more. This helped me along my journey, however it could've taken less time and given more results. So, the idea is as follows: 1. You explain what the Great Online Game is, what META is and who the players are. Not just some extremely successful ones such as Alex Hormozi and the like but also the humbler ones, who are just starting or already have achieved something. Pretty sure you can find lots of great examples in this community. 2. You create a product which analyzes person's strengths and weaknesses. You can take inspiration from Peterson's self-authoring suite, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and other psychological tests which determine what kind of jobs the person is naturally gifted to perform. 3. You come up with a HUGE list of different jobs pertaining to the Great Online Game, not just content-related ones. Since content is ideal for just a faction of a spectrum of different types of personalities. Don't disregard code. I'm pretty sure you can partner up with prominent figures from software development who are somehow related to content production. 4. Come up with a list of those who need permissionless apprentices. Just imagine, you'll have an army of dudes who want to actualize their genii in the industry and are ready to show their best. For free for a certain period of time. I'm pretty sure you'll have a bunch of partners who'll accept the deal. 5. So, basically, you help young people find their calling through a scientific-proven way to reveal their personality and skills, then you show them a place where they can practice their newly discovered talents, (THAT'S CRUCIAL. For me it was harder to find a place where I can drive my energy to than just realize what I can do with my skills) and also you help prominent content creators and the GOG players boost their craft with the help of highly motivated workforce. 6. Just imagine how much good you'll do AT SCALE if everything is set in place... I marvel at how much goodwill is generated through this system.
Congratulations to @Fedor Shatukho for reaching Level 7. 🙌 This is both a wonderful thing and a silly digital arbitrary event. But your contributions are awesome. It has been a pleasure getting to know you. You are curious and wise and kind. Thank you for your time here and in digital discussions. I look forward to seeing others rise too.
Let me imagine that I am on the stage giving a speech about how I got there. “We’ve gathered here today to celebrate a joyous event of my promotion to level 7. It was a long way from procrastinator to supreme. From first inept videos to full-time paid content creation. It wouldn’t be possible without you, my dear classmates. Together we tired and failed, quit and started over, invented and reinvented, thought and acted, helped each other grow and went beyond money. I hold dear many memories, many adventures still await.” Corey said that the post may sound embarrassing, so I’ve made a more embarrassing comment.
@Gabriela Toderean the best testing I found on a Russian resource hh.ru Also I read a book on profiling (a Russian one once again). And I recommend Big 5 Personality Test and it's variations. Including the test where you fall into a category like ENFP, it's called 16 personalities test or something. And I did a bunch of tests during a career coaching program I took part in.
@Andrew Kirby I like how old beliefs about work are getting shattered. Many people simultaneously come to that realization, I also came across that idea from Elliot Hulse, he called it 'no job revolution'. Maybe you can check that out to enhance your idea of the concept you're developing. You're already far ahead and provide a set of jobs that can be done. With a clear path how to achieve that.
It is the case. That's how the game works. Doctors, nurses, firefighters, policemen, military solve difficult, urgent life and death cases and are paid less than teenagers who promote Andrew Tate affiliate links.
Yesterday in a call with @Corey Bennett Boardman, @Robin Bäcker shared his summary of 600+ self-help advice. It all boils down to one simple rule. Can you guess it? And if I were to ask you, what is ONE and the most powerful concept on which the rest of self-development builds up, what would you name?
"Most people who have been practicing good habits and self-improvement for a while may develop a superiority complex and start labeling others as "jefferies." They may have a better life by doing more good things, but looking down on others is not as cool as you may think. These individuals might not have the awareness, knowledge, or even the luck to accept the mindset that has been brainwashed in you (in a good way, for the most part). If you are reading this, you might also be like this and judge people for not being like you or just as someone who derives their self-worth by being "different" or "unique." I say this because I used to be like this, and I am still working through it. Let me tell you, it feels good to be kind, and my view of the world has completely changed. I used to be bitter for most of the day, or while going for my morning walk or to college. I used to see people differently, but now I see them as equals, rather than being better. I tell myself, "Oh, I understand why they were rude to that person," or "Oh, I see why my friends went to eat at the college canteen again." I used to be just like that. I genuinely want them to be content and have the autonomy to create any life that they want. It has become one of my biggest goals in life to make this information common knowledge and have a very big impact on the world. Thanks for reading. If you want me to expand on this topic lmk, I have a lot to say about why we behave this way, more about myself, and how childhood experiences, as well as this superiority complex, could be a good thing for you." cheers.
Since this platform has shown interest in Carl Jung & MBTI I've wanted to give my 2 cents after having studied cognitive functions for a little over 4 years now. There are some misconceptions that I thought I'd help clarify. 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐠𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐟𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 MBTI is often used via the website ''16personalities''. Unfortunately, despite this website being fun, their typing is incredibly inaccurate. This happens because they follow the letter typing system which has no scientific backing. What I mean by letter typing is for example ''INTP'' (my MBTI) being looked simply and the ''I'' for introvert and ''N'' for intuitive. Instead MBTI is set up in cognitive functions INTP being ''TiNeSiFe''. As you see there are four sets of functions to each Myers-Briggs type. In this case - Dominant Ti (introverted thinking) - Auxiliary Ne (extroverted intuition) - Tert Si (introverted sensing) - Inferior Fe (extroverted feeling) 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐨 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐌𝐁𝐓𝐈 The best way is to learn about cognitive functions, what do they mean and how do they differ. For example, Te means extroverted thinking which is dominant in e.g. ENTJ's. ENTJ's are really concerned with structuring the life around them. How can they set their life up in a way where it'll benefit them most. There's a lot of stereotype ENTJ's in movies because they're such fierce characters. I think a really great example of an ENTJ is Iman Gadzhi, lot of you will know him. If you learn about his personality you see why. The second best way to learn about cognitive functions is by going to the Sakinorva MBTI test. I still don't believe a quiz will ever be good enough but it's far better than 16personalities. I've seen people who thought they were mistyped but they just didn't understand the functions well enough until years later. Once you know your dominant function, there are only 2 MBTI's left for you to decide from. This will make it much easier for you to see which MBTI you are. In my case I've known my dominant function to be introverted thinking. Because when things don't make sense to me I'll malfunction and figure things out until they do. That's a typical INTP trait.
When I was a student, I took part in a university tourist club, where we travelled through plains and forests, sang songs by the fire and spent our weekends far from civilization. Our leader forbade us to talk about this classification and its variations since he believed that putting people in the boxes is not a good thing to do. He was a great man and this decision along with prohibiting alcohol helped us create a great community. I still use this classification, just wanted to pay tribute to our late group leader.
During a podcast between Chris Williamson and Joe Rogan, the idea of the ''Region-beta paradox'' was discussed. The reason for sharing this is that it has opened my eyes into making my life more fruitful in combination with the ''1% rule'' or ''compounding effect'' 𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗼𝗻-𝗯𝗲𝘁𝗮 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗼𝘅 Sometimes choices that we make are determined by how bad the situation is. Imagine your car has broken down but not enough to have it fixed. Let's say your stereo isn't working anymore and on top of that your seat springs make an annoying sound every time you move. You know that fixing it will cost you the effort of needing to use the bus for 3 days as your car is being repaired, so instead you just suck it up and have it not fixed. Your commute to work will suck every single day. Now imagine that the suck became worse, and that you have to fix your car. Now the situation became bad enough to do something about the problems of your vehicle. The paradox describes that worse situations can sometimes be better than better situations so that you will get up and solve the problems. 𝟭% 𝗿𝘂𝗹𝗲 My idea is to combine the knowledge of these two rules together (1% rule as described in Atomic Habits by James Clear). Whenever something sucks, you fix it as part of the 1% rule. I've got a wood-panel wall next to my desk that has been eerie as it wasn't glued properly. Did not fix this problem because it's not affecting me enough. Today is the day that I'm no longer going to accept this and just fix my problems that bug me enough to distract me from my real goals to gain the long term benefit of reducing stress in my life. In conclusion: if the fix takes shorter than the amount of time something will bug you, fix it. Don't let the region-beta paradox take over your life.
I've been putting up content on the topics I have been learning that is sales, freelance, content creation and mindset development and what I have learnt is that building an audience will take time but the authority you build with your achievements and free insight is so powerful long term. Authenticity is building trust. Knowledge is the new currency. My goal for this year on twitter hit 500 followers.
'Membership You've been a Member of Synthesizer School since 01/19/2022.' It's a bit late. I've been meaning to make this post for 10 days now. This community truly has been a blessing. I think the biggest thing it has helped with is actually realising that there are people similar to me and networking with them. (Similar but also different in many ways. The one thing that unites all of us is that we realise it is possible to improve our lives and the lives of those around us and we are constantly working towards that). Before, I knew that these people existed but I kind of just thought they were out there somewhere and I would maybe find some of them when I was older. I almost didn't really think they were real. So I just thought I would have to push through all the negativity and complacency around me. Me and my brother against the world (he is still young though so it was going to be me alone for a few years until he grew up more). Lone wolf ting. (So synthesiser skool helped break that belief. I have also had my views broadened and challenged by many of you. I realised that I had been craving these stimulating conversations; bored with listening to people complain about the weather and the negative things they recently watched on the news.) Then I saw an email or community post from Andrew (couldn't find the community post so probably an email). Something along the lines of make a video about why you want to/ are playing the great online game. some people will get accepted to a community/ will get taught by Andrew or something. I was hyped. I quickly made a video. Weeks/ months later still no response. Oh well, I thought. Then a bit later another email. "Why do you want to be a synthesiser?" Ok. Take 2. Another chance. Made another video. Wasn't expecting much as I didn't hear anything back from the first one. I honestly think I may have forgotten about the second video.
A realisation I had this evening: In any market there is a segment of people that are serious about achieving a transformation. As a result, they consume the content from the person that they believe will most effectively help them achieve the transformation they desire. They don't care about camera quality, titles, thumbnails, storytelling etc. They just care about value of content. Which is why “creating the most valuable content for NICHE to achieve TRANSFORMATION” is an effective strategy for developing an audience. Plus that segment are the ones most likely to pay you for helping them.