Monday, March 11, 2019

Issue 5 coming a day late on purpose because I sent SharedBox update email yesterday. Just to recap, the way emails and notifications from SharedBox are displayed in Slack now looks better. Support pages are also live.

Now, let's get into this issue.


Remote work is not a trend — it’s here to stay.

Buffer (blessed us with State of Social 2019 in Issue 3, remember?) has a report on "How remote workers from around the world feel about remote work, the benefits and struggles that come along with it, and what it’s like to be a remote worker in 2019". What's surprising is 99% 😳 of the respondents said they would like to work remotely at least some of the time for the rest of their careers. Check out the report. #reports


At 70%, press go.

Taylor Pearson wrote about The 70% Rule: How to Move Fast and Break Things and why you should. The article uses statistics to explain why at 70% you can launch (and iterate on the rest). The stat breakdown part is really interesting. Look what I also found on wikipedia. #posts


In our society today it is easy to get caught on the hedonic treadmill: the belief that happiness is just around the corner if one can only achieve the next milestone, or experience the next life experience. This is a trap

Justin Kan (Atrium) wrote a guide to feeling good. He talks about gratitude, meditation (sigh, I still haven't giving Headspace a shot), attachments, exercise/diet among other things. It's a good one. #guides


Fortunes require leverage. Business leverage comes from capital, people, and products with no marginal cost of replication (code and media).

Someone retweeted Naval's (AngelList) famous How to Get Rich (without getting lucky) thread to my timeline again during the week and it reminds me of how awesome the thread really is. If you've never read it, you really should. #tweet


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