Saturday snippets are back 👋
I have been under the pump for the last few months and missed writing my weekly snippets. Nevertheless, I am back on track and determined to consistently share this weekly dose of inspiration.
Is your startup default dead or default alive?
I came across this concept of 'Default dead or alive startup' recently. What does that mean, and why you should know the answer to this question.
☠️ Default Dead - If your startup is unable to be profitable and you need an external source of funding to survive
☀️ Default Alive - your startup is earning revenue and has a clear path to profitability.
Read more about this here from Paul Graham.
12 Rules for Life
This is a highly recommended book written by Jordan B. Peterson. The author shares 12 simple life-changing rules that bring order to chaos presented by life.
The 12 rules are
- The world is made of hierarchies, and why you should take advantage of this with good posture.
- Care for yourself with the same tenderness you would a loved one.
- The wrong companions can drag you down, so choose your friends wisely.
- Progress is made by comparing yourself to your past achievements, not to others.
- It is a parent's duty to raise a responsible and kind child.
- The world is filled with injustices, but we should not blame others for our lot in life.
- Sacrifice can be a meaningful act, and we should seek meaning over immediate pleasures.
- Lies are a common tool of self-deception, but we should strive toward truthful living.
- Conversations are an opportunity to learn and grow, not compete
- The complexity of life should be confronted with clear and precise language.
- There are bad and oppressive men, but we must avoid suppressing human nature.
- Life is hard and full of sorrow, so it's important to celebrate the small joys in life.
You should also listen to his podcast - The Jordan B Peterson Podcast
A super productivity hack on your iPhone
Shortcuts - have you used this app on your iPhone and iPad
This super-app allows you to automate numerous tasks, both personal and business. I have recently become super obsessed with shortcuts and have implemented over 10+ automation for personal and startup use.
I have compiled a list of resources where you can download free shortcuts and tweak them to meet your specific needs.
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