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3 Things I Learned Last Week #27 – The Ali Abdaal Decoder

Welcome to the 27th episode of “3 Things I Learned Last Week,” the newsletter that’s basically the Netflix binge-session of your professional development! 🎉

Hey there, superfan or innocent bystander who accidentally clicked on this email (either is fine, we don’t discriminate here)!

Grab a cup of your favorite brew, pull up a chair, and let’s dig in. Or, if you’re currently having a bathroom break, congrats on multitasking!

Today, I’ve got the sauce that you didn’t even know you were missing. We’re diving into three spicy nuggets from Ali Abdaal’s convo on The Colin and Samir Show. 🌶️

And what’s on the menu today? A three-course meal of:

  1. Ali’s secret recipe to YouTube glory
  2. The Oprah masterclass on public speaking (Ali edition)
  3. How to Scale Your Content Biz without it blowing up in your face

🎬 Ali’s YouTube Success: Now with More Layers Than a Wedding Cake

Ali Abdaal isn’t just a YouTuber. He’s like the Gordon Ramsay of YouTube, minus the yelling and British accent. What’s his secret sauce? A layered approach focusing on delivering value, not just catchy titles and thumbnails. I mean, who needs clickbait when you’ve got substance?

Key Takeaways:

  • Value is the new viral. Focus on that.
  • Streamline your workflow by treating your videos like a salad—lots of ingredients, tossed together in a list format.

🎥 Watch Ali toss that salad — um, I mean advice — right here

🎤 Ali’s 101 Guide to Public Speaking: No Sweat, Just Swagger

Public speaking is a marathon, not a sprint. Or in other words, you’re not just popping up on stage and doing the Macarena hoping people clap. Ali says, microphones are your new best friend. They’re like autotune for your personality!

Key Takeaways:

  • Confidence is a plant: water it daily.
  • Get comfy. Your tools should feel like a second skin, or at least a pair of fuzzy slippers.

🎥 Become a public speaking Jedi, Ali-style

💼 Scaling Your Biz the Ali Way: More Yoda, Less Darth Vader

Ali drops knowledge bombs like he’s in a debate club championship. Lean and mean beats bloated and slow when it comes to team size. Plus, don’t just scale up, scale smart. And maybe think of email lists as your side-hustle soulmate.

Key Takeaways:

  • Revenue first, everything else second. (Or third, if you count coffee.)
  • Diversify like you’re building a fantasy football team.

🎥 Watch Ali score business touchdowns here

And there you have it, folks! If you don’t find these knowledge nuggets as tasty as I did, we might need to question your palate.

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Wishing you a week filled with plot twists, character development, and lots of caffeine!

Your captain of the S.S. Knowledge,

~ Nathan

P.S. TL;DR: This week is all about Ali Abdaal’s wisdom bombs on YouTube content creation, being the life of the Zoom party, and smartly scaling your business empire. Keep tuning in! 🎬🎤💼

The author partially generated this content with GPT-4 & ChatGPT, Claude 3, OpenAI’s large-scale language-generation models. Upon developing the draft, the author reviewed, edited, and revised the content to their liking and took ultimate responsibility for the content of this publication.






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