July 25, 2022
 
This is Kei and Kazuki, founders of Glasp ๐Ÿ‘‹

We are sending you 3 hand-picked good articles to highlight this week. Hopefully, they'll bring new perspectives and help you develop your career and learning journey. (you can read this online!)

 

๐Ÿ“š This Week's Reading List

the actual work is not taking notes | obsidian by Kemal Tekce(4min)
Taking notes only helps us build up knowledge. But this knowledge is not worth much if we donโ€™t use it. In addition to building knowledge, we should also build up experience through practice and play. So, the actual work is not reading, taking notes, or connecting your notes.
๐Ÿ”— Glasp Community Highlights
๐Ÿ” more content in #Knowledge Management, #Note-taking



Self-competition: only compete with your past self by Anne-Laure Le Cunff (5min)
Competition should be about chasing your own unrealized potential. You will never beat your future selfโ€”by definition, your future self will always be one step ahead. When you try to compete with others, you are following rules instead of creating your own game. You are creating additional stress for yourself by letting others define your performance indicators. You are moving towards someone elseโ€™s accomplishments instead of just moving forward in a direction thatโ€™s yours to shape.
๐Ÿ”— Glasp Community Highlights
๐Ÿ” more content in #Self-improvement



Growth vs scaling: What's the difference and why does it matter? by Patrick Whatman (9min)
In the modern business world, few ideas are more important than growth. Even long-time stock market fixtures like McDonald's and General Motors are judged by their quarterly growth rates. And a failure to grow can be catastrophic. But for younger companies - and particularly startups - there's an equally strong fixation on a scale. How can a business not just grow, but grow exponentially? In this article, the author explains the differences between growth and scaling.
๐Ÿ”— Glasp Community Highlights
๐Ÿ” more content in #Growth, #Startup


 

๐Ÿ“ฃ Community News

  • ๐ŸŸฉ Reading Challenge
    • We had the #read5for5 reading challenge last week! We could see many learners joining and learning in the challenge. Thank you for participating!
  • ๐ŸŸฆ Welcomed 10,000 learners
    • We welcomed the 10,000 learners to Glasp yesterday! Thank you for joining, introducing Glasp, and learning with us! We'd like to expand our learning circle, so we hope you share it with your friends ๐Ÿ™‚


โค๏ธ  Gratitude

  • Thank you, Ev, for writing about us on your Medium website! Your use case and writing flow are insightful and helpful for other learners! Please check out her website!
  • Thank you, Himanshu, for designing our poster! It's beautifully designed and we believe it will increase new learners' attention! Let's keep up the great work!

You can see Glasp featured curators from here ๐Ÿ’Ž

Hope you enjoyed reading this newsletter!
See you next week ;)

Best,
Kei and Kazuki

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