The three dimensional mix

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I encourage you to aim for what I call a three dimension mix: that is horizontal, vertical, and depth.

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Tell me about yourself – how to write your bio

A bio can be one of the trickiest things in the world to write, especially when you’re first starting out. You want it to stand out (for good reasons). You want it to capture you and your potential. It needs to be engaging. Well written. Smart.

How do you do that?

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For when you’re wondering if you’re even any good at this

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Remember two things:

  1. It’s a really common form of self-doubt.
    At some point, most of us have thought something along the lines of “am I even any good at this?”… particularly when we’ve gotten over the novelty of making media, but are still building our skill base. It’s totally, utterly normal.
  2. It’s a process.
    Each time you make something, you learn. Make each thing better than the last. Keep practicing, keep making stuff, keep at it, and you will get better.

Ira Glass (US public radio legend, and of This American Life fame) says it much better than me. This is a very worthwhile two minutes of your time.

Ira Glass on Storytelling from David Shiyang Liu on Vimeo.

Re-watch this video whenever you need the reminder ❤

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