I was supposed to get married on the 26th of June, 2021. But the pandemic had other plans so we spent the entire weekend celebrating in our own special way and I took a week off from writing. Looking forward to a huge celebration next year!
This week, we're diving into the concept of Agency, how people discover new products, how to sell and how to do long-term. Thought of the week: Working on a side project or creating something on your own has tremendous upside for your career. Instead of telling people how good you are at something, show them. Janel
The Most Precious Resource is Agency "Gaining agency is gaining the capacity to do something differently from, or in addition to, the events that simply happen to you." The world is a very malleable place - you can shape it to be what you want it to. You don't have to wait for people to do something, you can make it yourself. Learn that it's ok to go off-script.
The Future Of Physical & Virtual Third Spaces Amazing piece by Patricia Mou. "Our Internet communities will become increasingly authentic, conducive to civil discourse, and blended with IRL components. "The next decade of social media will move from "curated by algorithms to curated by trusted connections", from ad-driven to community-owned.
12 Industries That Will Thrive Thanks To Millennials Millennials are hitting their prime spending years. These are the industries that stand to benefit the most. I trend watch a lot, and am most confident that Fast Casual, Personal Finance, Micromobility and the Fitness Industry will thrive.
Stuck in a Rut? Sometimes Joy Takes a Little Practice Psychologists believe that by practicing certain emotions, you can "cultivate" the emotions you want to have in the future. You can actively rewire your brain by adding a little joy into your Millennials are one of the largest generations in history, and they're hitting their prime spending years. These are the industries that stand to benefit the most.ie.
Long-term thinking is easier to believe in than accomplish. Most people know it’s the right strategy in investing, careers, relationships – anything that compounds. But it's easier said than done. You need to effectively come to terms with these points:
The long run is just a collection of short runs you have to put up with.
Your belief in the long run isn’t enough. Your investors, coworkers, spouses, and friends have to sign up for the ride. You need to believe in the long run AND convince those closest to you.
"You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it's important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages” — Michelle Obama (Share On Twitter)