August 28, 2023: The Value of 'No'

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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!)

📚 3 Good Articles for You

“The Only Way Out Is Through”
by Deb Liu (7 mins)

  • The author highlights the value of tackling challenges step-by-step, inspired by Robert Frost's saying "The best way out is always through."
  • Personal experiences illustrate the power of breaking daunting tasks into smaller actions to gain momentum.
  • Tips for success include clearly defining goals, starting with small steps, and celebrating milestones.

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The Value of 'No'
by Aljoscha Dreisoerner (5 mins)

  • Pain of Rejection: Rejections diminish hope, evoke feelings of shame, and erode self-worth.
  • Rejection's Role in Growth: A single acceptance can outweigh many rejections, and constant approval might mean not pushing boundaries.
  • Benefits of Rejection: They offer feedback, build resilience, and drive personal growth and determination.

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The Axis of Building
by Kyle Harrison (7 mins)

  • The newsletter discusses the balance between speed and accuracy in tasks, using a "Silicon Valley" episode as an analogy.
  • It highlights inefficiencies in U.S. government projects while praising cost-effective initiatives like SpaceX.
  • Startups should limit dependencies, utilize AI for efficiency, and measure outcomes effectively.

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📣 Community

  • 🟩 Test Glasp mobile app:
    We released the Glasp iOS mobile app (test version). You can test it through TestFlight. Click this link to try it out! If you're not familiar with TestFlight, please read this tutorial.
  • 🟥 Glasp was on Times Square:
    Glasp was featured on a billboard in Times Square, New York last week! Thank you for sharing the picture and for meeting us in person! Here’s the picture.

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❤️ Gratitude

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

  • Thank you for taking the time to talk to us! Your feedback is insightful and helps us improve the product!

We found that Glasp was featured in the articles below. Thank you for writing about Glasp!

Thank you all for sharing and mentioning us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and/or in your blogs 🙂 We 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: “All really big discoveries are the results of thought.” ― Alexander Graham Bell

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