I did that with only 24 followers on Medium

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The concept of an internet sensation to “make it” with online content is nonsense.


Well, for one, because I am an existing medium writer, with only 24 followers, to believe that it can be done. As of writing this article (which will be time stamped)- one of my articles…

The mind is in no one’s control.

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Let’s cut the chase and get straight to the point. Shall we?

1. They choose learning over entertainment and distraction


  • Learning is hard and distraction is easy
  • The highest achievers would value long term gains over short term pleasures.


  • They reach for books when others reach for the phone.

2. The willingness to fail repeatedly


  • A common theme shows they have…

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