This Week's Reading List 📚
The Spacing Effect: How to Improve Learning and Maximize Retention by Farnam Street (11min)
We are better able to recall information and concepts if we learn them in multiple, spread-out sessions. Going over the information later, at intervals, helps us remember a greater percentage of the material. We need to break up with cramming and focus on what actually works: spaced repetition.
Finding Product Market Fit by Peter Reinhardt(6min)
This is a founding story of Segment, a $3B+ startup. They initially started with tools for students and professors, then pivoted to an analytics tool, and found PMF. All they needed was a little open-source library to manage multiple analytics tools in a single platform. If you’re not 100% sure you’re solving a real problem, you’re almost certainly not. Make sure you really validate the problem you’re solving.
How to find work you love by Scott Dinsmore (17min)
Over 80 percent of the people around don't enjoy their work. What is the work you can't not do? Discover that, live it, not just for you, but for everybody around you, because that is what starts to change the world. What is the work you can't not do?
See you next week ;)
Kei and Kazuki
Today's Quote - "Great things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle."- Abraham Lincoln