Three questions and 30 seconds
Plan Your Next # 134
👋 Good morning from Los Angeles! I'm Nate Kadlac, and this is #134 of Plan Your Next. A Sunday newsletter that connects design, creativity, and building your next thing.
If you’re one of the 25+ new subscribers this week, welcome! This week is a slight departure from my regular format, but here’s one of my favorite pieces recently.
Welcome to Plan Your Next!
I’m taking a slight departure this week to reflect on the newsletter and my upcoming course. I wish you all a fantastic week with your family and loved ones.
I’ve started a secret project related to this newsletter and could use your help.
If you’ve got 30 seconds to spare, I’d love to hear your thoughts on these three questions.
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⚡️ Three creative hits for you to check out next
⌚️ Kevin Rose on building a blog for luxury watches into a $100m business
A lengthy and slow-paced conversation on the My First Million podcast about why Kevin can’t stop building.
💻 How to build products the right way: “My role was to shut the fuck up for two weeks.”
Michael Seibel (Managing Director at Y Combinator, Co-founder Twitch) with one of the most sound breakdowns of how to build a new product. From what problem are you solving to finding your niche and growing to a billion-dollar company in eight years.
👽 Did Elon Musk or Mr. Burns say it?
I whipped through this pretty fast and scored a 58%. Slightly depressing.
👋 See you next Sunday
This week, I spent a bit of time finishing up a drawing for our upcoming drawing course, Drawing for Writers. (Based on Paul Graham’s fantastic piece, Makers Schedule, Manager’s Schedule.)
My calendar is always open to chat about your next adventure, crazy idea, or if you’re feeling creatively stuck.
My goal is to help more people give a damn about what they’re creating next, through my writing, teaching, and design. If you want to support my journey, the best ways are to make better design decisions more easily, communicate stories with better slide decks, or discover your visual style in my live workshops.
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Have a great week,
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I got a 75% on the Mr. Burns/Elon Musk quiz. 😂