Medium is like going to the gym.

You don’t bench press 300 pounds if you’ve never worked out before. You start with just the bar, add weight, and add weight.

I remember the early frustrating days of Medium. I had ZERO followers. But I didn’t quit. Some of the most popular writers on the platform Jon Westenberg, Benjamin P. Hardy, Darius Foroux — I’ve watched them grow their audiences from nothing. People have this impression that they had this built-in audience. No.

As in most ventures, success takes time, and most people cast off others success as luck instead of taking a hard look in the mirror.

Looking in the mirror sucks…

But it works.

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