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🎯It's all about the damn goals!
🥦 Finding Joy in Chaos, contradicting myself, and 5 cool things this week | Wisdom Letter #149
So I just published my mid-year reflection post.
I go deep into the role of goals in achieving success.
The difference between outcome and output goals, and why I was wrong when I wrote my end-of-year review post back in December.
(I know I contradict myself a lot here 🙈)
Do read it and let me know what you think -
💡Update on the Indie Masterminds Program
We had the first calls of the indie mastermind programs this week.
The Slack channel was already active since a week, but the calls started this Thursday.
The vibe and the energy of the calls was very positive. I really enjoyed facilitating them and the hot seat participants also found a ton of value in the sessions.
I think I will run them again in August.
You will find the program useful if you're -
Looking to quit your job and start your own business.
Want grow your bootstrapped business.
Are looking for feedback, accountability and support from like minded people.
If you're interested, you can lock in the current price and join the waitlist here.
And you can find all the details on the landing page.
🥦 Finding Joy in Chaos
So a few weeks back I invited Kevon Cheung for an Indie MBA event.
It was a session on Twitter audience building.
Learned so much from him
Finally got around to uploading the recording of the conversation on YouTube. If you want to find joy in the chaos of Twitter, then this is for you -
📖 5 Cool Things
If you’re looking for a quick read, then this list of 17 books is quite good from Ankur Warikoo -
“I’m far more interested in answering the question, “What does the world look like if this goes right?” than in analyzing all of the reasons something might not work. It’s how I’m wired.
But wiring is the wrong way to phrase it. That suggests that some people are wired to be optimistic and others are wired to be pessimistic, and both are equally valid, and that’s just the way it is. That’s wrong. Both are not equally valid. Optimism is more useful than pessimism. But pessimism is more pervasive than it has a right to be.”
Read more in Optimism by Packy McCormick
“What are Twitter Bots?
Bots are automated accounts that are programmed to do certain activities: tweeting, re-tweeting, liking, following, replied, DMs etc. (Twitter says they are “nothing more, nothing less”). “
Really interesting post by Trung Phan about Twitter bots.
“The writer must be four people:
1) The nut, the obsédé
2) The moron
3) The stylist
4) The critic
1 supplies the material; 2 lets it come out; 3 is taste; 4 is intelligence.”
From The writer must be four people by Austin Kleon.
How much money will you be leave behind when you die?
Really interesting perspective on spending/saving money in this book called “Die with Zero”
Watch Ali Abdaal’s summary -
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