Paul Jun is the Head of Content at CreativeMornings. He's a writer, portrait/editorial photographer, and author of Connect the Dots. He's the former Community Manager for the altMBA. His essays have appeared on 99u, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Inc. and more. Profile pic: Bill Wadman.
Creativity, content marketing strategy, community building, writing a book, self-education, writing, reading, learning, sports, making tough decisions, fitness, snowboarding, and asking good questions.
Design and Photoshop
"The most important knowledge is that which guides the way you lead your life." — Seneca
Seth Godin, Maria Popova, Martha Graham, Temple Grandin, Steven Pressfield, Michael Jordan, Joan Didion, Anne Lamott, Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, Epictetus.
Where something is, but not the street name.
How to set up a digital commonplace book.
Paul’s CreativeMornings activity
What's the story behind the data? That's context that explains what is important.
Context seeks to explain what is going on in the world so that we can make sense of it. Context takes this commodity and transform it into meaning.
Information today—content today—is a commodity. It's a very low value offer. What do we value? What creates value? Well, what creates value is context.
Content is a commodity. Content is the digital equivalent of pig iron.
Context beats content.
'Stuff' is all about content.
Alan Webber Why Context is more Important than Content
Christina Amini This Pep Talk is For You
Working on projects with people I love is what brings value to the projects, to the process, and to me.
A.D. Carson To Carry On A Fight: Invisibility, Sleepwalking, & The Fire This Time
Strong communities start with strong schools.
Creativity is an asset, not a service.
Your why is your ethical compass. Your why keeps you centered; it's what keeps you focused.
What I do is be a principal, but why I do it is because of my mission. What we do is not as important as why we do it.
TIEN EAMAS The courage to know yourself
Angela Mack Three Types of Love
In the tumultuous world that we live in, and it seems to get more and more tumultuous each day, love, really, is the only thing that's going to carry us through.
Michaela Alexis Living with agoraphobia
Jessica Bellamy Seven Ways To Galvanize Your Curiosity
It's important to rest your body and be forgiving of yourself.