Career Moats

A career moat is what job security looks like in the 2000s. Essays on building career moats.

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What a Career Moat Can't Buy

Why career moats are better thought of as a navigation tool in your career.

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Career Networking and Power

Can networking act as a career moat? The answer is more nuanced than you might think.

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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.

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What's Your Time Preference?

Why thinking long term can lead to a competitive advantage, and what that looks like in business and in careers.

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Competitive Arbitrage

If you want to understand career moats, understand competitive arbitrage. It is the background and justification for the pursuit of a moat.

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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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