My dear sons,
Understanding the long-tail distribution is like unlocking the secret to an infinite magic box. It’s a twist on the classic magic trick - instead of pulling out a rabbit, you find an unlimited array of possibilities.
Bear in mind, the long-tail isn’t just a graph; it’s a philosophy, a mindset. It’s the conviction that the sum of the small, the under-appreciated, the niche, often outweighs the few big heads.
In life, it’s easy to be seduced by the popular and the conventional. But the real treasure, my sons, lies in the long-tail.
It sings a song of perseverance, of tenacity. It tells us that the most valuable things in life aren’t always the most obvious ones. It champions the idea that the small, when accumulated, can become significant.
So, my sons, learn to see the world through the lens of the long-tail. Embrace the niche, the unique, the overlooked. Be patient, be persistent.
It’s in the long-tail where you’ll find your most fruitful opportunities.
With love and anticipation for your adventures, Dad
by Nikola Balić