The Smallest Unit of Human Energy is a Pair

In 2018, Allison Janey delivered one of my favorite Academy Award moments. She grabbed her trophy for Best Supporting Actress, gave a wry smile, looked right at the camera, and said: “I did it all by myself.”

Most of us write blogs — alone. We build businesses — alone. We create a personal brand — alone. We grind and hustle and work — alone.

How sad.

The older I get, the more I hate working in a bubble. I’d rather wait a day for Michael Thompson to review a headline or stall while Zulie Rane helps me understand who my target audience is.

The lone genius is a lie. Relay teams go further than sprinters.

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