Happy Sunday 👋🏼
1/ Some money I raised
I’m excited to spend the majority of it hiring world-class designers and engineers. Please spread the word to folks you think may be interested, or apply yourself :)
Learn more here: https://lawtrades.notion.site/Join-the-Lawtrades-team-cb27d7d6656045ae873dbc0a26dd52a5
If you’re curious, I used this deck deck to raise the $6 million.
2/ A podcast I listened to
3/ An essay I wrote
Lawtrades couldn’t have grown with a demand-agnostic mindset. All of our growth
happened because we pivoted, started with demand, paid attention to nuanced ways
of delighting our customers, and then focused on helping our supply-side lawyers
earn a predictable source of income.
4/ An article I read
Much of modern leisure is slothful. It’s spent in a state of passive, shoulders-
slumped consumption where we inhale processed foods that make us fat,
TV shows that numb instead of inspire, and advertisements that create
anxieties that only shopping can relieve. The lethargy of modern leisure says
that movement is tyranny, as if humans are batteries to be recharged by the
electricity of mindless entertainment. That desire to kill time stems from
5/ A TikTok I posted
6/A quote I’m pondering
At the root of most fear is what other people will think of us.
You can’t let fear rule. Because there has never been a person who did something that
mattered without pissing people off. There has never been a change that was not met
with doubts. There has never been a movement that was not mocked. There was never
a groundbreaking business that wasn’t loudly predicted to fail.
And there has never, ever been a time when the average opinion of faceless, unaccountable
strangers should be valued above our own considered judgment.
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