Hope you're having a great week. Here are a few things I've been reading, writing and pondering lately. Enjoy!
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Another gem of a post from Morgan Housel.
Good ideas are sporadic. They can’t be scheduled. That’s true whether we’re talking about good investing ideas or good marketing ideas or good product ideas. Remembering that you care about your deadline but the rest of the world doesn’t even know about it is an important part of setting expectations.
One of my favorite podcast episodes ever. Naval is a fascinating guy.
H/t @thinking_slow for pointing this out. Very interesting.
5. Random Links
- Here's a tool to block background noise while you're on calls. (Recommended by Corey Haines)
- I thought this was pretty useful: How to format Slack messages
- I hate this title but it's an interesting article: Need a summer reading list? Stanford professors say these 5 books will boost your success and value in life
- Obv: Dog Owners Get More Exercise
Have a great weekend!
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