A fresh look at the road ahead and the jobs to be done.
It was October 1843, and Charles Dickens needed money. While he was already a very famous for Oliver Twist, his most recent book was a total flop. With bills mounting and a fifth child on the way, his publisher decreased his pay. Read this one to see how Dickens wrote and self-published his most famous work in just six weeks, and what that means for us.
It's true. Story is the thing that enabled humans to rise from mid-level primates to the rulers of the world. Why? Because story fuels cooperation at scale. No other animal species can cooperate in groups larger than roughly 50 individuals, but with story millions, even billions, of humans can work together towards a common goal. Read this one learn more.