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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.

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March 1, 2020

No more spy pixels

I don’t know if you’ve opened or read my newsletter.

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February 2, 2020

How to build wealth slowly

You don’t have to pick stocks or have huge swaths of money to start investing.

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November 17, 2019

The enemy

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.

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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.

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March 10, 2019

Take back your online privacy

Create your own digital grab-and-go kit

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April 30, 2018

What is enough?

Exterior mindfulness (some call it minimalism) only works when we solve for enough.

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March 3, 2018

What’s the point of productivity?

If you succeed at maximum productivity, where will your own time and energy go?

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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?

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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.

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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.

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May 19, 2014

Find your rat people

For your creativity to support you, you need to find your 1%. Your rat people.

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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.

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January 10, 2014

No goals

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.

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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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