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Jason Shen | Cultivating Resilience

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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Featured Posts

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127: 3 Times I F*cked Up

My latest piece in Every: "What Getting Sued, Scammed, and Arrested Taught Me About Resilience"

127: 3 Times I F*cked Up
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120: Burned Out Tech CEO → Warehouse Associate

After a high flying 20+ year career in tech, Philip Su burned out. He found solace in an unexpected place: a retail Amazon job.

120: Burned Out Tech CEO → Warehouse Associate

Recent Posts

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138: Effortless Essays

How I built an AI-powered workflow to help me turn voice memos into 1st draft essays (and how you can do it too!)

138: Effortless Essays
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137: Shapes & Stories

An 80 year old psych paper and a handy framework for telling better stories

137: Shapes & Stories
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136: How Humans Still Trump AI

2023 is is a year Generative AI really comes for knowledge workers. Here are 10 enduring human traits that can help us stay ahead of the machines. 🧵

136: How Humans Still Trump AI
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135: A Self-Paced Annual Review

I made a self-paced version of my annual review. Plus: learning to have conviction, bike bootcamps, mixing up your workouts, the human need for novelty.

135: A Self-Paced Annual Review
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134: How We Found Resilience in 2022

A recap of the newsletter editions you read most—and a few others I'm proud to have shared with you this year.

134: How We Found Resilience in 2022
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133: Secrets, Extroverts, and Interfaces

This week's concise 🎉🎄holiday edition 🕎❄️ focuses on uncovering secrets to base your startup on, how extroverts can find the social time they need, and opportunities in generative AI for founders.

133: Secrets, Extroverts, and Interfaces