April 25, 2022

This is Kei and Kazuki, founders of Glasp 👋

We send you 3 good articles to highlight this week. Hopefully, it will bring new perspectives and help you develop your career and learning journey.

📚 This Week's Reading List

The Butterfly Effect: Everything You Need to Know About This Powerful Mental Model by FS (19min)
We like to think we can predict the future and exercise a degree of control over powerful systems such as the weather and the economy. Yet the butterfly effect shows that we cannot. The systems around us are chaotic and entropic, prone to sudden change. For some kinds of systems, we can try to create favorable starting conditions and be mindful of the kinds of catalysts that might act on those conditions – but that’s as far as our power extends.
See: Glasp Community Highlights

Are we too busy to enjoy life? by Anne-Laure Le Cunff (4min)
Research shows that humans tend to do whatever it takes to keep busy, even if the activity feels meaningless to them. Dr. Brené Brown from the University of Houston describes being “crazy busy” as a numbing strategy we use to avoid facing the truth of our lives.
See: Glasp Community Highlights

8 Things That Self-Made Billionaires Do Differently by Michael Simmons (19min)
The success of entrepreneurs who create billion-dollar company after billion-dollar company or who have enduring multibillion-dollar companies has unique ways of thinking that aren’t commonly known among most entrepreneurs (even successful ones). In this article, the author introduces successful entrepreneurs’ mental models.
See: Glasp Community Highlights

1️⃣ Jeremy Brown
Jeremy is a professional in content marketing. We can learn a lot from what he’s highlighting and his notes. And he is a founder of Startups Give Back and Social Impact World, so please check them out!

2️⃣ Carlos Solís Salazar
Carlos is learning marketing and productivity. He reads a lot of good articles that other Glasp users read as well and often leaves insightful notes. It gives us a lot of perspectives and lets us learn together, so please check out his profile!

3️⃣ Fred First
Fred is learning Tools for Thought (aka TfT), thinking, and note-taking. His profile page is well organized and has a lot of good content!

📣 Community News

  • Thank you for joining the Read 5 for 5 campaign last week! We saw many learners joining the campaign and sharing what they learn📚 We appreciate you all! The #read5for5 campaign will behold the next month, so we’re looking forward to seeing you again🤝
  • We added the “Insightful” button on the Home feed💡 If you find an insightful article from other people, react to it with the button! We hope that it helps us leave more good articles and connect with like-minded people in the community🙂

See you next week ;)

Kei and Kazuki

Today's Quote: “Anyone who keeps learning stays young" — Henry Ford


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