How's everything going?
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!)
📣 We're launching the Glasp YouTube Highlighter on ProductHunt this Friday and need your help 🙏 We'll share the details tomorrow!
📚 3 Good Articles for You
Grow the Puzzle Around You by Jessica Livingston (13min)
If you want to start a startup, I recommend you try asking yourself what's distinctive about you. What unique combination of abilities and interests do you have? And don't edit your answers, because as my example shows, the most unlikely ingredients could be the key to the recipe. The most successful startups do tend to be weird. They're usually such outliers that the idea sounds preposterous at first. To everyone except the founders, because the company has grown out of their experiences.
🔗 Glasp Community Highlights
The Knowledge-Creating Company by Ikujiro Nonaka (22min)
When markets shift, technologies proliferate, competitors multiply, and products become obsolete almost overnight, successful companies are those that consistently create new knowledge, disseminate it widely throughout the organization, and quickly embody it in new technologies and products. Making personal knowledge available to others is the central activity of the knowledge-creating company.🔗 Glasp Community Highlights
Luck and the Entrepreneur: The Four Kinds of Luck by Marc Andreessen (6min)
Dr. James Austin, a neurologist and philosopher, wrote an outstanding book called Chase, Chance, and Creativity—originally in 1978. In the book, Dr. Austin outlines his theory of the four kinds of luck—or, as he calls it, chance; Chance I is completely impersonal; you can’t influence it. Chance II favors those who have a persistent curiosity about many things coupled with an energetic willingness to experiment and explore. Chance III favors those who have a sufficient background of sound knowledge plus special abilities in observing, remembering, recalling, and quickly forming significant new associations. Chance IV favors those with distinctive, if not eccentric hobbies, personal lifestyles, and motor behaviors.
🔗 Glasp Community Highlights
- 🟦 Online Community Meetup:
We will have a casual community meetup on Zoom on September 16 (Fri) 🥰 Please feel free to stop by! Look forward to meeting you all ❤️
- 🟩 YouTube Highlight:
You can highlight YouTube videos! Also, you can copy-n-paste all the highlights & transcripts into your note-taking apps in one-click 🥰 Check out "How to Highlight YouTube Videos"!
- 🟨 Launching on ProductHunt this Friday:
We'll launch the Glasp YouTube Highlighter on Product Hunt this Friday: September 16 (Fri) 🚀 We need some help from you and will share the details tomorrow 😊
- 🟧 #read5for5 starts next Monday:
This month's #read5for5 will start next Monday! We can't wait to read and learn more with you 💎
We found some people who mentioned Glasp in their articles and blogs, and we really appreciate all the kindness!
- Thank you, Meghan, for taking the time to talk to us! Your feedback was really insightful! You're the master of Glasp!
- Thank you, Rudi, for taking the time to chat with us! The group function is an interesting concept!
Thank you all for sharing and mentioning us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and/or in your blogs 🙂 We really appreciate all of your support! Please feel free to ask us anything at any time! Also, feel free to join our Slack community ;)
Hope you enjoyed reading this newsletter!
See you next week ;)
Kei and Kazuki
Quote of The Day: "The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." — Lao Tzu