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To Be the Noun, You Have to Do the Verb

You can’t become something without doing something

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Everyone wants to be something.

But not everyone wants to put in the work and effort required to become something.

Austin Kleon put it best when he wrote, “lots of people want to be the noun without doing the verb.” In part, it’s understandable. It’s great to…

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Stephen Moore

Currently: editor @ Entrepreneur’s Handbook | Previously: editor @ Medium | Keeping Business and Tech alive on Medium | Contact: stephen@sjmblog.com

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