PJRVS (Paul Jarvis)
These posts were originally published on my (Paul Jarvis) now-defunct personal site. They've been republished here on Fathom as the ideas found within it have informed and inspired our approach to business, privacy and philosophy.
March 1, 2020
No more spy pixels
I don’t know if you’ve opened or read my newsletter.
February 2, 2020
How to build wealth slowly
You don’t have to pick stocks or have huge swaths of money to start investing.
November 17, 2019
I’ve noticed a concerning trend lately: small business owners who sell anything are being seen and labelled as the enemy by some folks online.
March 20, 2019
Work like you’re driving
We’ve been sold the idea that notifications are always important and we should allow them to constantly distract us.
March 10, 2019
Take back your online privacy
Create your own digital grab-and-go kit
April 30, 2018
What is enough?
Exterior mindfulness (some call it minimalism) only works when we solve for enough.
March 3, 2018
What’s the point of productivity?
If you succeed at maximum productivity, where will your own time and energy go?
March 20, 2017
Four rules for a minimalist business
Minimalism isn’t just for people who want to live out of a backpack or cram their life into a tiny house. So what is a minimalist business, and why should we have one?
October 17, 2016
I don’t actually care about growth
If this company needs business growth beyond the three of us, I’m out. I’m better at working than delegating work any way.
September 21, 2015
There’s no such thing as a big break
Achievement is never the result of a single action, it’s the build-up of all of our actions.
May 19, 2014
Find your rat people
For your creativity to support you, you need to find your 1%. Your rat people.
April 2, 2014
Do what you love
Even as someone who works for myself and makes a living off of creativity, it’s not always fun and holding hands while letting the rays of sunshine wash over my face.
January 10, 2014
I decided not to have any goals. Not a single one. Not then, not now. I still avoid them as much as possible, almost as much as I resist owning a suit and tie.
September 1, 2013
When is the best time to create?
Creating great work is a numbers game. The more time we spend creating, the more likely we are to create something great.
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