March 13, 2023: Efficiency is the Enemy

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This is Kei and Kazuki, founders of Glasp πŸ‘‹

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!)

πŸ“š 3 Good Articles for You

Efficiency is the Enemy
by FS Blog (8 min)
You’re efficient when you do something with minimum waste. And you’re effective when you’re doing the right something. Slack allows us to think ahead. We are more productive when we don’t try to be productive all the time.
πŸ”— Glasp Community Highlights

Use the 90/10 Rule to Decide Where to Live
by Brett & Kate McKay (3 min)
The 90/10 Rule suggests that when deciding where to live, you should focus on the factors that will affect 90% of your life, such as your job, your children's schools, and daily errands. While factors like a hip downtown or access to the beach may seem important, they only make up a small portion of your life. It's important to identify what factors will have the biggest impact on your satisfaction and recognize that they may not be the most obvious ones.
πŸ”— Glasp Community Highlights

Creativity is Productivity
by Scott H. Young (3 min)
The idea that creativity declines with age are a myth. Instead, the most important factor in creative success is how much work you produce. The randomness of creative success favors those who are the most prolific. To produce better work, increase your output. Creativity is productivity, and we will have more hits if we take more swings.
πŸ”— Glasp Community Highlights

πŸ“£ Community

  • 🟩 Monthly Community Meetup:
    We had the monthly community meetup on March 10th! Thank you for joining the meetup🀝 Here's what we talked about at the meetup.
  • πŸŸ₯ Read5for5:
    We're going to have the Read5for5 challenge in the week of March 20th! We will share the details this weekend. Let's read good articles and connect with like-minded people 🀝
  • 🟦 Import & Export Kindle Highlights:
    Did you know that you can import Kindle notes & highlights into Glasp and export them as text, CSV, MD, and HTML? With the feature, you can easily organize your Kindle highlights on Notion, Obsidian, and other note-taking apps! Please check this tutorial article or video to see how it works πŸ‘€
  • 🟨 Media & Article:
    We appreciate you all for using, sharing, and writing about Glasp! Please let us know through here anytime if you’re interested in writing about Glasp. We can share some information, have an interview, and answer your questions if needed. Happy learning πŸ“š

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

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

Kei and Kazuki

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