May 23, 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

Focus On Learning and Creating Rather Than Entertainment and Distraction by Anthony Moore (9min)
Focus is what gets us to where we should be. We are presented with the choice between learning or entertainment, whether we prioritize self-improvement and invest in personal growth or just remain as is and be addicted to the pleasure of entertainment. Success could be achieved through one's devotion and consistency in self-education, not in entertainment and distraction.
See: Glasp Community Highlights

Build a Business, Not a Financial Machine by Gary Vaynerchuk (8min)
Too many “entrepreneurs” these days are focusing their day-to-day trying to raise their next round, siphoning their own equity out of the business to artificially inflate their company’s valuation rather than focusing on what’s actually important: Building a sustainable business.
See: Glasp Community Highlights

Absolute Success is Luck. Relative Success is Hard Work by James Clear (9min)
It seems that luck determines most of your success in life, but the idea that hard work matters is just as reasonable. While we can't deny the importance of luck, everyone seems to have this sense that hard work really does make a difference. So what it is? What determines success? In the article, the author gives us unique insights that help us think about it.
See: Glasp Community Highlights

1️⃣ Harshvardhan
Harshvardhan is learning data science, machine learning, and statistics. His profile is full of insightful articles. And you can see his work on his personal blog and newsletter.

2️⃣ Ev Chapman
Ev teaches creators how to leverage the notes they take every day to create effortless, endless ideas for content. You can read her articles on Medium.

3️⃣ Mike Nall
Mike is learning startup, business, and learning. He curates articles on business as well as community and services, so there is much to learn.

📣 Community News

  • 🟩 Glasp was introduced as one of the 10 best web highlighters for desktops in Hongkiat.
  • 🟧 We had the Read 5 for 5 challenge last week. And many learners participated in the challenge. Thank you for joining and we hope it helps your learning.

See you next week ;)

Kei and Kazuki

Today's Quote: “Your level of success will rarely exceed your level of personal development, because success is something you attract by the person you become.” — Hal Elrod


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