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Cheat Codes for Creators, Makers & Doers - CMMN WLTH 069
Hello my friends,
I hope you’re taking a long term view and ignoring short term volatility.
Top of mind this week:
A blueprint for building.
Mental models & mental toughness.
Why do corporations think inside the box when hiring?
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“I’ve written out the blueprint, anyone can do this, it’s all there in the link, please go for it, anyone listening”. It’s been 6 months since Virgil Abloh’s passing but his legacy lives on - ‘Free-Game’.
Positioning your product is a critical component of product-market fit. Compete on cost or quality, you can’t do both.
Helen Kirkum is the epitome of a ‘maker’ — pioneering the deconstructed aesthetic — and one of the foremost voices on sustainability innovation. She talks with Futurevvworld about recent projects and her unique approach ↓
With an abrupt return to work, office anxiety is running high. Respectfully tell your co-worker to chill with this slide template.
AirBnB CEO Brian Chesky embraced his company ethos and announced that employees could live and work from anywhere. Subsequently, 800k people visited their careers page…
…which begs the question - why do corporations who ‘think outside the box’ look inside it when making hiring decisions? Benefits and perks are no longer going to win the battle for talent.
Developing a set of easy to recall mental models will help you to thrive in complexity. Occam’s razor demonstrates the value of simplicity.
The difference between top performers and everyone else isn’t genetic luck or ‘talent’; what separates them is mindset. A deep dive on mental toughness feat. Courtney Dauwalter, David Goggins & Andrew Huberman ↓
“Um” and “like” are two of the most common verbal tics. How to make yourself heard.
Out of Office
My screen time has been off the charts the past couple of weeks.
With chaos comes the commentary and it’s easy to get lost in your social feed whether you’re looking for answers or opportunity.
A few people I follow on the internet introduced me to the “Dopamine Detox”.
Read the thread. Simply put, our brains are not made to cope with 100s of tiny dopamine doses a day.
If you're surprised by the results then it’s time you did one.
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