Career Moats

Posts on building career moats.

All That is Rare and Valuable

Career moats consist of rare and valuable skills. But there are other things that are rare and valuable in a career. Here are a few examples of things that may be 'moaty', but that do not consist of skills.

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Competitive Arbitrage

To understand career moats, you should understand competitive arbitrage. And for good reason: competitive arbitrage is the background and the justification for the pursuit of a moat, be it in business or in life.

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A Fourth Career Moat Pattern

Skills that don't normally appear in a single person are likely to be rare. Unfortunately, they might also be impossible to acquire.

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