People actually want to know how the sausage is made

  • With creative work (or even app/business development), people love to look behind the scenes and see some of the steps it took towards the end result. This is one of the main points of Book - Show Your WorkBook - Show Your Work

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    author: Austin Kleon
    title: Show your work! 10 ways to share your creativity and get discovered




    . Behind-the-scenes footage is popular for a reason.
  • Even though Gary Vee is not great for advice, his "Document, don't create" mantra states exactly this.
  • While this applies to really famous and successful people, it also applies to amateurs and beginners, as Expertise in a topic can hinder your ability to support someone less skilledExpertise in a topic can hinder your ability to support someone less skilled

    Having expertise in an area gives you the "Course of Knowledge", where you are actually less effective at teaching a beginner as you have a harder time relating to their difficulties.
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