January 20, 2022
This is Kei and Kazuki,
founders of Glasp 👋
We pick up 3 good articles that we found this week.
Hopefully, it will bring new perspectives and help
you develop your career and learning journey.
This Week's Reading List 📚
Surprising Power of The Long
Game by Farnam
The most successful people in any field all play the
long game. The long game allows you to compound
results. The longer you play the better the
rewards. You can’t opt-out and you can’t play a
long-term game in everything, you need to pick what
matters to you.
Social Learning Matters by Kazuki
Social learning is what has helped humans develop
through generations. It’s what helped pass down
ideas of the greatest thinkers in
history. Allow yourself to learn from people,
whoever they might be. Pay attention. Observe.
Discuss. Doubt. Look for a deeper meaning. Read
between the lines. We’re social beings who can only
go forward from here.
Hype Subsidy – Why Early Hype is Dangerous in
Consumer Social by Sarah Tavel
This article explains a clear concept that a castle
in the air won't succeed and chance favors the
prepared mind. Hype applied at the right moment
can make a startup, while the wrong moment can doom
it. When your product is ready, your flywheel
can spin faster as new users sign-up, and you can
retain those users. Unlike economic subsidies, hype
is better used after you get to product-market fit,
See you next week ;)
Kei and Kazuki
Today's Quote -
"When you have exhausted all possibilities,
remember this: you haven’t." - Thomas