April 22, 2024: How to Have Meaningful Relationships in an Increasingly Digital World

“If you’re smart, you should be able to figure out how to be happy. Otherwise, you’re not that smart.”

― Naval Ravikant

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This is Kei and Kazuki, founders of Glasp 👋

We hand-picked 3 good articles for you to highlight this week. Hope they'll help you get new ideas and perspectives. (You can read this online!)

📚 3 Good Articles for You

Lucky vs. Repeatable
by Morgan Housel (3 mins)

  • Luck vs. Skill: The blog differentiates between luck and skill, using Jeff Bezos and Amazon as examples, emphasizing that while Bezos's skills contributed to his success, many factors like market conditions that helped Amazon are non-repeatable.
  • Importance of Replicability: It stresses understanding which aspects of success are repeatable, advising to emulate replicable skills and strategies while avoiding attempts to copy specific, unique circumstances.
  • Learning Broad Lessons: The post warns against drawing narrow conclusions from history, such as learning specific lessons from the dot-com crash, and encourages focusing on broader, more applicable lessons that can be replicated by individuals.

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How to Have Meaningful Relationships in an Increasingly Digital World
by Joshua Becker (5 mins)

  • Impact of Technology: The rise in digital interaction correlates with increased loneliness, anxiety, and depression, underlining the importance of balancing online and in-person relationships.
  • Benefits of Physical Presence: In-person interactions offer irreplaceable emotional and tactile connections that enhance psychological well-being and satisfaction compared to digital communication.
  • Cultivating Deeper Connections: To foster meaningful relationships, one should reduce screen time, prioritize face-to-face meetings, and engage in shared activities to strengthen emotional bonds and mutual understanding.

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Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey Moore
by Santeri Liukkonen (58 mins)

  • "Crossing the Chasm" by Geoffrey Moore is essential reading for those in technology and sales, offering deep insights into high-tech marketing and the importance of precise customer segmentation.
  • The book emphasizes the significant gap, termed the "chasm," between early adopters (visionaries) and the larger mainstream market (pragmatists), advocating for targeted strategies to bridge this gap for successful product adoption.
  • Although some readers find the content somewhat dated, the book is valued for its frameworks that organize scattered observations into coherent strategies for decision-making and marketing execution.

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📣 Community

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Kei and Kazuki


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