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Why are you using your median timeline | success? Maybe I missed it, but I don't see your reason explained in the post.

I'm looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow (Saturday, 9/11 at 4pm) at the ACX meetup!

We have $250 of UberEats credit for the event thanks to a donation from a community funding organization, so we'll order food at some point.


Location: Magic island, on the grass under a tree by this drop pin: https://goo.gl/maps/PJ7dJjgZusNsjVd7A. I'll have a big "ACX" sign, so look around for that. We'll be sitting on the grass, feel free to bring a blanket or chair if that's more comfortable for you.
 

See y'all soon!

tl;dr: Never run events alone - always have a co-organizer.

One of the easiest (and most fun!) ways to make sure you're replaceable is to never run a meetup alone. If you organize a meetup, find a co-organizer and split the responsibilities with them. This helps avoid burnout, plus it's a great way to strengthen your friendship.

My friend Will and I organized the Austin Effective Altruism meetup together for a year. When one of us got busy with life, the other was able to keep things going. And when I moved to Berkeley, the meetup just automatically kept going - I didn't even need to appoint a successor, there already was one.

I follow a similar model running Authentic Relating Games at REACH. I try to always have a co-facilitator - it's way more fun, takes some of the pressure off, and it's an easy way to train potential replacements for myself.

This is great, I will probably steal it for my apartment, except with empiricism as a scale instead of an eye.

Good work on the guide! Are you planning on combining this with the readme or linking to it from there? There's a bit of redundancy between the two.