NEW POD! This week we caught up with @Everette and chatted about: 👀 Everette’s path to entrepreneurship, including dropping out of school 🙌 The importance of being authentic in everything you do 😌 Some of his favorite self-care apps Listen hereee: producthunt.com/radio
I just hope you guys realize a lot of this stuff is fleeting and really not that important at the end of day. Success/money can be here today, gone tomorrow. They can love you one day, and cancel you the next. Can’t base your self-worth and sanity into this stuff.
1/n I find it very interesting that most self-made professionals (writers, marketers, programmers, designers) start with toying with tools. Tools make entry easier, give immediate gratification and that's what makes them compelling.
8. The Hotel Bathroom Principle • "When you want to cultivate serendipity, stick to the 'Hotel Bathroom' dress code. Always dress well enough to walk into any a bathroom at a hotel you're not staying at and get away with it." - @david_perell pic.twitter.com/NbZESN6dAc
Two common world views: 1. Super adults - The world is run by super adults who are smarter than you. 2. Grown-up kids - The world is run by grown-up kids who are figuring it as they go along. Neither worldview is factual - but they have a profound impact on perception.
2020's biggest personal lessons: • Assume popular opinion can u-turn at any moment. • 99% of society outsources its thinking to other people. • Thinking for yourself is a superpower in 2021. • Monitor your information flow like your finances or diet.
99% of society outsources its thinking to other people However, it forgets 99% of society is outsourcing its thinking too Society ends up like an infinite game of the emperor's new clothes Don't outsource your cognition to other people who are outsourcing their cognition
Mainstream narrative = Imposter syndrome exists because you don’t worship yourself enough. I disagree. Reality = Imposter syndrome exists because you worship other people too much. Kill pedestals and you kill imposter syndrome.