October 30, 2023: The Power of a Personalized Perspective

“Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all.” ― 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

2 key principles are followed by the best decision-makers
by Shane Parrish (5 mins)

  • Defining the Problem: Effective decision-making starts with accurately pinpointing the actual issue, differentiating it from its symptoms.
  • Root Cause vs. Symptoms: Top decision-makers tackle the root cause, avoiding the pitfall of merely addressing symptoms.
  • Two Key Principles:
    • The Definition Principle: Take ownership in defining the problem.
    • The Root Cause Principle: Address the fundamental cause, not just outward signs.

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The Power of Designing for a Single User
by Casey Rosengren (7 mins)

  • Odyssey Works' Unique Approach: They create transformative experiences tailored for individual users, gaining attention from major companies.
  • Focused Medical Research: Instead of broad studies, deep dives into individual cases, like Paul Hwang's research, can lead to significant discoveries.
  • Individualized Product Design: Several successful products, like baking soda or magnetic buttons, originated from solving a single user's specific problem. This approach can drive innovation and understanding.

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230. The Power of a Personalized Perspective
by Jeff Matlow (4 mins)

  • Personal Perspective: People often focus on minor details, missing the bigger picture, due to their individual life experiences.
  • Challenge Your Viewpoint: Open-mindedness is essential; an "If Only" exercise encourages introspection and personal growth.
  • Expand Your Vision: The author emphasizes looking beyond limitations and exploring broader opportunities, and offers various content for self-improvement.

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