November 23, 2023: The ABC Goal System

“I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.”

― Vincent van Gogh

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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 ABC Goal System
by Sahil Bloom (4 mins)

  • The ABC Goal System, based on marathon running advice, involves setting three tiers of goals: A (ambitious), B (realistic), and C (minimum viable), to maintain motivation and progress in various life aspects.
  • It applies to fitness, relationships, work, and mental health, offering flexibility to adjust goals based on daily circumstances and motivation levels.
  • This system encourages consistent progress by reducing the pressure of high expectations and adapting to life's variabilities, useful in both personal and professional settings.

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Score Your Spats: How to Stop Arguing and Enhance Your Relationships
by Nir Eyal (3 mins)

  • Selective Application: Effective in close relationships but not in situations like zero-sum negotiations. Risk of misuse exists through exaggeration of feelings.
  • Decision Process: Disputes are resolved by rating feelings on a 1 to 10 scale, with the higher score generally taking precedence. Scores of 8 or higher from both parties require deeper discussion.
  • Enhancing Bonds: Used intermittently, this method has improved communication and strengthened bonds in relationships, allowing less important issues to be let go without discussion.

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The Storytelling of Investing
by Kyle Harrison (11 mins)

  • "The Storytelling of Investing" discusses the influence of stories on beliefs and decision-making, highlighting their role in shaping perceptions in areas like investing, politics, and religion.
  • The author emphasizes the importance of narrative in investment strategy, illustrating how storytelling impacts company valuations and investor trust, with examples from companies like Amazon and Stripe.
  • The article underscores the necessity of clear writing and storytelling in investment decisions, advocating for intellectual honesty and humility in using narratives.

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📣 Community

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

Kei and Kazuki


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