Why competition is for losers and should be avoided it at all costs. How Eight Sleep created the Sleep Fitness category. And how to find and create your own category of one.
Welcome to another edition of Cheat Sheet by Outlier Academy. Where each week we compress 6+ hours of research and interviews into 3 big ideas that you can read in 5 minutes.
This week we profiled one of the internet’s most-read writers (100M+ views), Nicolas Cole, and his latest book Snow Leopard: How Legendary Writers Create a Category of One with co-authors Eddy Yoon and Christopher Lochhead.
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Here are the 3 big ideas in this week's Cheat Sheet:
Competition is for losers, avoid it at all costs.
How Eight Sleep created the Sleep Fitness category.
How to find and create your own category of one.
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Nicolas Cole, Co-Founder of Category Pirates and Ship 30 for 30 | Favorite Books and Writing Tools, Enduring Boring Things, and Why Great Writing Changes the Reader
Snow Leopard: How Legendary Writers Create a Category Of One | Nicolas Cole, Author and Co-Founder of Category Pirates