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Quick recap of the last 7 days
Monday Morning Inspiration by Indra Nooyi (Former CEO, PepsiCo)
💌 Sprint, Rest, Repeat: The Opposite of Hustle? The lion model of work is worth considering. Sahil Bloom, who we hosted on Network Capital, says, “Work Like a Lion Most people are not wired to work 9-5. Modern work culture is a remnant of the Industrial Age—long periods of steady, monotonous work. If your goal is to do inspired, creative work, you have to work like a lion. Sprint when inspired. Rest. Repeat.”
💌 4000 Weeks on Earth: New Way of Looking at Time - 4000 weeks. That’s all you get on this planet. At least that is how author Oliver Burkeman puts it. He looks at time management differently in his latest book. These are 5 key takeaways from his analysis.
💌 The Anna Karenina Principle and Voltage Effect: Scalable ideas are all alike; every unscalable idea is unscalable in its own way - The broader point is that as we scale ourselves, we need to live up to a higher benchmark. Sweeping our flaws under the rug can blow up in our face if we are not careful. Yes, we should let most fires burn and most problems that seem insurmountable in the present go away on their own but there are some which left unchecked can lead to significant trouble.
“Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.”
― Ernest Hemingway
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⭐ Starting a newsletter → How to find your voice and your audience with Rajat Mittal (Author of Boyish) - After you are over the hump of putting pen to paper, you meet the next challenge—of finding your audience. With no doom scrolling, email newsletters are the medium of choice. You can have your reader’s exclusive attention to your words for several minutes, a rare event in the attention starved world we inhabit now. (RSVP Now)
⭐ Building the ownership economy with the founders of Braintrust, Adam Jackson - Adam Jackson is the Co-founder of Braintrust, the first user-controlled talent network that provides enterprises with the highly skilled technical and design talent they need. (RSVP Now)
⭐ NC Salon - Bored Ape Yacht Club: Web3 Breakdowns Research with Shiv Socrates Kapoor - In Nov 2021, Shiv prepared the background research for Patrick OShaughnessy’s podcast with Eric Golden on Web3 Breakdowns. In this NC Salon with Shiv, we will explore the world of Bored Ape Yacht Club in detail. We'll look at Bored Apes as a lens to understand how NFT projects are creating strong membership communities, and explore the tools projects are using to differentiate themselves. (RSVP Now)
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— Your Network Capital Team
Afterthought: "You cannot fight against the future. Time is on our side" — William Ewart Gladstone
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