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3 Things I Learned Last Week #59 – Naval’s Nuggets, Time Taming, & Beyond!

Welcome to the 59th edition of “3 Things I Learned Last Week”! ๐ŸŒŸ

Strap in, folks, because I’ve been diving head-first into the vast ocean of knowledge, and guess what? I’ve come back with some treasures that are as shiny as they are enlightening. This newsletter is where I spill the beansโ€”or in this case, the pearlsโ€”of wisdom I’ve gathered on my voyage. If you love a good eureka moment as much as I do, you’re in for a treat. And hey, feel free to spread the love and share these nuggets of knowledge with friends who enjoy a good brain tickle!

Here’s the scoop for this week:

  1. The 10-Minute Rule That Makes Hard Work Feel Like Scrolling Through TikTok
  2. Naval Ravikant – The 5 Holy Grails of Entrepreneurial Success
  3. 6 Steps to Being Awesome at ANYTHING – Talent? We Don’t Know Her!

Let’s plunge right in, shall we?

๐Ÿ•’ The 10-Minute Rule That Makes Hard Work Feel Like TikTok

Ever wish working felt as easy as binge-watching TikToks? Well, buckle up, because the universe has heard your prayers. The secret sauce is something called the “state of flow,” a magical realm where your body and mind become BFFs, unlocking levels of productivity and creativity you didn’t know existed.

This phenomenon is thanks to our buddy, transient hypofrontality, which is just a fancy way of saying your brain takes a mini-vacation. Tools like Toggle can play timekeeper, helping you become a master “temporal architect” of your day. Just 10 minutes of this can transform your work life into a thrilling adventure rather than a snooze fest.

๐Ÿ”‘ Key Takeaways:

  • Embrace your inner time wizard to boost productivity.
  • Knowing how you spend your time can turn you into a productivity guru.
  • Time tracking = the open sesame to a life more thrilling.

๐ŸŽฅ Watch the video on making hard work feel effortless here.

Naval Ravikant, the sage of Silicon Valley, dishes out the five commandments for entrepreneurial enlightenment.

It’s not about reinventing the wheel; it’s about adding your own spin to it. Think of it as bringing your unique flavor to the market buffet. This mix of authenticity, resilience, and the dark art of sales (yes, it’s a thing!) is your golden ticket. Remember, being passionately curious and intuitive isn’t just for cats; it’s the entrepreneur’s way.

๐Ÿ”‘ Key Takeaways:

  • Find your niche and shine brighter than a diamond.
  • Be a unicorn: excel at both selling and building.
  • Let curiosity lead your entrepreneurial journey.

๐ŸŽฅ Learn the key principles to become a successful entrepreneur here.

๐Ÿง  6 Steps to Being Awesome at ANYTHING – Talent? We Don’t Know Her!

Talent is so overrated. Enter Benjamin Bloom and his six-step ladder to mastering literally anything.

This isn’t your average climb; it’s an ascent from the bedrock of basic knowledge to the summit of innovation. Think of it as evolving from knowledge sponge to idea wizard. Platforms like are your workout gyms for the brain, sculpting your critical thinking and practical skills into a masterpiece.

๐Ÿ”‘ Key Takeaways:

  • Start with ABCs, end up inventing the alphabet.
  • Be a critical thinker; it’s sexier than you think.
  • Embrace hands-on learning like a koala clings to a tree.

๐ŸŽฅ Discover the six steps to expertise in anything here.

And that’s a wrap for this edition of “3 Things I Learned Last Week.” I hope these insights add a little extra spark to your quest for personal and professional development. Stay curious, stay hungry, and never stop exploring!

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Here’s to a week brimming with curiosity, growth, and, of course, a little bit of mischief!

Warmest regards and the occasional cheeky wink,

~ Nathan

The author partially generated this content with GPT-4 & ChatGPT, Claude 3, OpenAIโ€™s large-scale language-generation models. Upon developing the draft, the author reviewed, edited, and revised the content to their liking and took ultimate responsibility for the content of this publication.






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