Hi, I'm Jason.
I'm a resilience expert and executive coach who helps product leaders move through adversity and build things that matter.
I lead product for Public Groups on Facebook and previously founded 3x venture-backed startups. More on me
Every Saturday, I share unexpected ideas, fun visuals, and curated resources on resilience—exploring how we build, adapt, and lead in times of change.
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We often think of resilience as sticking it out in a tough situation. Your flight was delayed and you missed your layover so you got rebooked for the next morning. You have to stick it out at the airport (something I had to do earlier this year ago). But resilience
The first installment of Rethinking Resilience, my 8-part mini-series of longform essays on navigating change just went live on Every. I would love for you to read it.
12 lessons learned in my thirty-sixth year
A few weeks ago, I ran a workshop with the marketing team at at top 20 U.S. college. The focus was on developing team resilience in era of hybrid and remote work and got a ton of great feedback.
🤔 Who do you depend on? 🧠 Joan Didion's UC Riverside Speech 🖼 Finding Peace (S&B 038) 👉 Gamma (a docs + slides mashup)
🖼 Sweat Therapy (Scotch & Bean) + 👉 Bilal Mahmood for State Assembly
In Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why [https://bookshop.org/books/deep-survival-who-lives-who-dies-and-why/9780393353716] journalist Laurence Gonzales combines his own personal adventure history with time spent with white water rafting experts, mountaineers, fighter jet pilots, and wilderness survival guides to understand how people survive (or fail to survive) in
After a high flying 20+ year career in tech, Philip Su burned out. He found solace in an unexpected place: a retail Amazon job.
💡Cultivating Resilience is a newsletter that helps innovators navigate change and bring new product and ideas into world. It's published by Jason Shen, a resilience coach, product manager, 1st gen immigrant, ex-gymnast, and 3x startup founder. 🧠 Brb, going on a 12 hour walk Why would anyone choose to walk for
🧠 Enhancing Your Creative Output 🖼 Unscratchable (Scotch & Bean) 👉 A Different Aftermath (AI Comic)
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