I’ve been thinking about effort and value because of:
- Visualize Value office hours: Where Jack Butcher talked about the idea that hard work != value
- Tim Ferriss with Greg McKeown episode: “Things can be so simple”
- A Dan Roam diagram that shows three steps: (1) pile dirty dishes in sink (2) organizing dirty dishes (3) putting dishes into dishwasher (step 2 is entirely unnecessary—I do a bunch of step 2 stuff)
Anyway so I made the mind map above to try and get a sense of effort and value. In this case, I’m measuring value by how much of an audience the thing actually has. Assuming that is a measure for building up a sustained audience in some way.
(Of course, there’s inherent personal value, growth, etc. in the process of making things but this is not what the ‘value’ measurement is here.)
I started drafting a thread to share thoughts on this. The drafting part was easy and even pretty fun.
Now actually revising it and thinking about drawing some things and then getting over the resistance of “what will people think” (which is dumb because people probably won’t think anything about it at all) and and and…