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Ryan Holiday's Interconnected Business [WRAP 134]

Matt Ragland Sunday, June 16, 2024 WRAP #134: Ryan Holiday's Interconnected Business View on the web β†’ Hey Reader, Happy Mother's Day and a special delayed version of the WRAP. I told you last week that May is the busiest month of the year for my family, and it is already playing out that way! I did want to say Happy Mother's Day to my mom, Mae Beth. She's the best, homeschooling 5 kids, supporting all of our sports, school, and church activities growing up. Great parents are one of the most...

about 1 month agoΒ β€’Β 4 min read

The Demons Hate Fresh Air πŸ‘Ί [WRAP 133]

Matt Ragland Sunday, June 16, 2024 WRAP #133: The Demons Hate Fresh Air πŸ‘Ί View on the web β†’ Hey Reader, it's the first weekend of May and one of my favorite months of the year. We lovingly call it "May-hem" around the house because in the span of 6 weeks we have 3 birthdays, Mother's Day, wedding anniversary, and Memorial Day! Oh and we will likely welcome our little girl to the family this month, so make that 4/6 family birthdays in a matter of weeks πŸ˜… Thanks as always for reading, let's get...

about 1 month agoΒ β€’Β 4 min read

The Barbell Strategy πŸ‹οΈβ€β™‚οΈ [WRAP 132]

Matt Ragland Sunday, June 16, 2024 WRAP #132: The Barbell Strategy πŸ‹οΈβ™‚οΈ View on the web β†’ Hey Reader, lots of content to tell you about this week! I have a new YouTube video about the Bullet Journal Pocket edition, was a guest on Tiago Forte's channel talking about parenting and productivity, and have a big thought about content strategy. I also hosted a meetup for the 10 Year anniversary of the Tim Ferriss Show. There are a handful of shows that have gotten me to think differently about life...

about 2 months agoΒ β€’Β 4 min read

The #1 mistake I made as a new creator [WRAP 131]

Matt Ragland Sunday, June 16, 2024 WRAP #131: Early Creator Mistakes View on the web β†’ Hey Reader, thanks for all the kind words and emails that came through after my fight announcement last weekend! I won my first match but lost in the finals. I made a couple mistakes and ultimately couldn't overcome them. But I'm really proud of how I competed and won a match at the blue belt level. Today’s WRAP is a bit more creator focused. I’ve been talking a lot about courses and products in the...

about 2 months agoΒ β€’Β 3 min read

I'm in a fight today πŸ₯‹ [WRAP 130]

Matt Ragland Sunday, June 16, 2024 WRAP #130: Keep Growing View on the web β†’ Hey Reader, did you like that subject line? It's true, I am in a jiu-jitsu competition today and it is a controlled fight β€” but that's not really the point. The point is a willingness to try new, uncomfortable activities. To keep growing. Thanks as always for reading, let's get started! In this issue: πŸ’‘ The Big Idea Keep Growing ✍️ Creator Corner The Power of a Niche πŸ‘€ What I Loved Watching STEVE! (martin)...

2 months agoΒ β€’Β 3 min read

The Thousand Rep Rule [WRAP 129]

Matt Ragland Sunday, June 16, 2024 WRAP #129: The Thousand Rep Rule View on the web β†’ Hey Reader, I hope you had a great week. Today we have a big newsletter milestone and a lesson about sticking with it (maybe for 10+ years) and a couple shout-outs to friends who are making cool content that I know you'll like. Thanks as always for reading, let's get started! In this issue: πŸ’‘ The Big Idea The Thousand Rep Rule πŸŽ™οΈ Podcast to Listen to Good Work with Barrett Brooks πŸ‘€ What I Loved Watching The...

2 months agoΒ β€’Β 2 min read

Press the Red Button πŸ”΄ [WRAP 128]

Matt Ragland Sunday, June 16, 2024 WRAP #128: Press the Red Button View on the web β†’ Hey Reader, happy easter weekend if you celebrate. It's a lovely weekend here in Nashville and I'm looking forward to a fun couple days with family and friends. In this issue: πŸ’‘ The Big Idea Press the Red Button πŸ”΄ βœ… To-Do Tactic WRAP Review πŸ‘€ What I Loved Watching, Reading, etc Making Decisions, Better πŸ’‘ The Big Idea Press the Red Button πŸ”΄ I have to be honest with you, Reader β€” harnessing the motivation to...

3 months agoΒ β€’Β 3 min read
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