Note: Give a (Great Speech with Little) to No Preparation

I spent 2 hours putting all this together.

I have to learn to balance my time. Sometimes it takes longer.

I’m in the first stages of setting up a business where I’ll sell products.

Buying is the process of trust.

To communicate trust takes preparation.

That’s why I’m preparing.

I’ll keep you updated.

— Joel

P.S. Suggest a story by hitting reply to this email.


A grand unified theory of work
I struggle to keep up with work myself. Here is a dead simple way to get work done. I read about it a while back; I stumbled onto it today while I was preparing this issue.


Zero Prep-Speech
Eric talk of a simple and elegant cheat to give a great speech with little to no preparation. He learned from his then professor, Christer Hanefalk of Rhetorics at Stockholm University


How much my novel cost me
Emily talks about writing her first two books. A journey of struggle, empathy, and triumph.


Courage doesn’t always roar . . . sometimes it’s that quite voice at day’s end saying, I’ll try again tomorrow.
— Radmacher

Hi, I’m Joel. I write this Notes to you every Tuesday. My goal with this simple letter is to present you by way of email. A manageable selection (3 items) of engaging, practical, and personal stories that make your day a little more pleasant. Click here to learn more