Jamie Russo
My ever-evolving philosophies about life and business.
Created 11 Feb 2020
  • Curves In The Road
    16 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Life doesn’t follow a straight path, sometimes it’s windy and curvy. Life’s twists and turns provide the greatest exhilaration. Up close, a change in direction might feel out of control. Zooming out, ...
  • The Climb
    06 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    If mountains are like obstacles, then grab a friend and start climbing. The only thing better than the view from the top is the challenge of the climb. After reaching the summit, take time to reflect ...
  • Creators Are Like Wizards
    22 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Hi Friends, To celebrate my birthday this week, I wanted to share a sneak peek of the project I’ve been working on for the past few months. Together with Ash Lamb, I’m writing a new book! “If Creators...
  • The (Objectively) Amazing Podcast
    09 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    Earlier this year, I was scrolling through Twitter when I saw this message from Alex Paval: Alex Paval @lexpaval@craigburgess @arvidkahl @jamierusso I know this is too early, but you guys are a trio t...
  • Writing is like sending up a batsignal
    01 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Writing online is like sending up a batsignal to the world. "I am vengeance. I am the night. I am Batman." Writing is a dance between words and ideas—like a waltz, or a foxtrot. A writer’s soul wander...
  • If you’re a creator, find your ratatouille
    27 Jun 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Unconventional advice for aspiring creators: If you’re a creator, find your ratatouille. A tried and true recipe, something tasty that you can produce consistently. Aspiring creators should consider t...
  • Ten allegories for aspiring creatives
    18 Jun 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Ten allegories for aspiring creatives inspired by people and our planet. Well-curated timelines are like bookmarks of the best ideas on the internet. If you can’t find a path, surround yourself with o...
  • Announcing!
    04 Jun 2021 • < 1 min read
    Hi friends, In 2020, I launched a penpal program. From Brooklyn to Singapore, India, and Nigeria — I rediscovered the power of human connection through writing letters. Today, I'm announcing Goodnote....
  • Pencils Are Like Magic Wands
    24 May 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 2
    If creators are like wizards, Then pencils are like magic wands. A visual thread about "Imagineering" Illustrated by Ash Lamb. Every creation starts with two things: A pencil and some imagination. Spr...
  • How to Push a Boulder up a Mountain in a Snowstorm
    21 May 2021 • < 1 min read
    Starting on Twitter is like pushing a boulder up a mountain in a snowstorm. 10 unconventional ideas about building an audience. Followers aren’t the goal. The goal is to create something worth followi...
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