In this weekly roundup learnt a broad range of topics from dealing with failure, making better decisions and personal healing

i FAILED my way to $10,000,000

Background and context

In this video, Sunny share has transformation journey of how to build her business.

She gives an example of Post-it and how it almost never became a thing. 3M the inventors we looking to create an ultra-strong adhesive for use in aircraft construction. Instead, a mistake led to the new adhesive, which was a weak, pressure-sensitive adhesive. For the first year, there was very little interest in the product. Forward today with billions of unit shipped and a successful company that has changed the way we work.

Key take-outs:

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah

Naval Ravikant: Investing, Making Decisions, Happiness and the Meaning of Life

Naval Ravikant is the CEO of AngelList, a prolific investor and all-around smart and really nice dude.

Key take-outs

Further reading

  1. Podcast show notes
  2. The Psychology of Human Misjudgement – Charlie Munger Speech
  3. Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  4. Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words  by Randall Munroe

The Knowledge Project #68 — Daniel Kahneman

You Can Heal Your Life

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