February 1, 2024: The Power of Personal Experiments

“If you can identify a delusional popular belief, you can find what lies hidden behind it: the contrarian truth.”

― Peter Thiel

Hi friends,

How's everything going?
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

The Philosopher - Entrepreneur
by Reid Hoffman (9 mins)

  1. Philosophy's Importance in Entrepreneurship: The essay argues that philosophy, contrary to common belief, is essential for understanding human nature and societal changes, crucial for successful entrepreneurship.
  2. Key Philosophical Influences: It highlights the impact of philosophers Aristotle, Nietzsche, and Wittgenstein on entrepreneurial thinking, focusing on human nature, creative disruption, and the significance of language.
  3. Practical Business Applications: The author demonstrates how philosophical concepts aid in refining business strategies and improving team collaboration and product development.

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The Power of Personal Experiments
by Anne-Laure Le Cunff (6 mins)

  1. Different Approaches to Goals: The text contrasts two writers, Alex's structured approach versus Jordan's experimental method, to highlight how mindset affects achieving goals.
  2. Personal Experiments for Growth: Emphasizes using the scientific method in personal development for adaptability, innovation, and better decision-making.
  3. Curiosity as Key to Success: Advocates for curiosity-driven experimentation as a transformative tool for personal and professional fulfillment.

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Learn In Public
by swyx (6 mins)

  1. Embrace Public Learning: Create and share educational content like blogs, tutorials, and participate in community discussions.
  2. Engage and Network: Contribute to open-source projects, interact with experts, and use public platforms to build a knowledge base.
  3. Grow Personally and Professionally: Gain recognition, mentorship opportunities, and potential financial benefits through public learning.

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📣 Community

  • 🟥 Community meetup:
    We'll have a monthly community meetup at 9 am on February 16th (PST). We're looking forward to seeing you all! Please feel free to jump in and out. You can register for the event from here 🤝 If you'd like to get invited via Google Calendar, please send a DM to Kei via Slack or email.

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❤️ Gratitude

We found some people who mentioned Glasp in their articles and blogs, and we appreciate all the kindness!

Thank you all for sharing and mentioning us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and/or in your blogs 🙂 We appreciate all of your support! Please feel free to ask us anything at any time! Also, feel free to join our Slack community ;)

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

Kei and Kazuki


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