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🧠 New Episode out, Lessons from Show Your Work and 5 cool things this week
Updates from The Wisdom Project | Wisdom Letter #146
Hey there 👋
Have you read “Show Your Work” by Austin Kleon?
I’m a big fan of Austin.
His trilogy of books is a must-read for all creators:
Steal Like an Artist
Show Your Work
I wrote a short summary of the book Show Your Work. And I described how I am applying its lessons to my own journey.
Do read -
🎧 Update: The Social Code Podcast - Episode 3
We released the 3rd episode of The Social Code Podcast this week.
Do check it out:
In this episode, we wrestle with questions such as:
- Can everyone in the world become an entrepreneur?
- Can all of us join the owner class?
- What happens to essential work then?
Do all our activities perpetuate the current pyramid structure?
How can we look at our work, life, and society in a different light?
Don’t miss it if you’re up for an interesting discussion.
Also, do check out the previous episodes if you haven’t already:
📖 5 Cool Things
“The creative process is the act of making new connections between old ideas. Thus, we can say creative thinking is the task of recognizing relationships between concepts.”
👉 For a More Creative Brain Follow These 5 Steps by James Clear.
“We spend hours consuming news because we want to be informed. The problem is news doesn’t make us informed. In fact, the more news we consume the more misinformed we become.”
👉 Why You Should Stop Reading News from Farnam Street
Related: To upgrade your thinking, check out our short book - Mental Models for Busy Professionals. It will help you make better decisions in areas that matter.
“If you’re feeling creative, do the errands tomorrow.
If you’re fit and healthy, take a day to go surfing.
When inspiration strikes, write it down.”
👉 Don’t waste the good days by Seth Godin
Is Google’s AI becoming sentient? Read on to find out:
“The amount of publicly accessible information today would have seemed unfathomable 10 or 20 years ago. What used to be hidden is now free and abundant, from financial information to global news to insight into how millions of people live on social media. But are we actually better informed? Are we making decisions? Less susceptible to bad ones? Sometimes yes. But often the answer is no…”
👉 Different Kinds of BS by Morgan Housel
✍️ More from us
“We are in the middle of a salary boom.
We are looking at hikes like never before in the Tech industry.
The pandemic has made it easy to switch jobs.
The bargaining power is now with the candidate.
It is probably the best time to be in Tech.
But when the tide goes out, you see who was swimming naked…”
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