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081: Sources of meaning

This the 81st edition of Cultivating Resilience, a weekly newsletter how we build, adapt, and lead in times of change—brought to you by Jason Shen, a PM, resilience coach, 1st gen immigrant, ex-gymnast, and 3x startup founder. 🤔 What makes life meaningful?A Pew Research Center study found that citizens

081: Sources of meaning
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080—Unpacking "Traditional Masculinity" and How It Relates to Resilience

In late 2018, the American Psychological Association put forward a set of guidelines for psychological practice with boys and men. The drafting process started way back in 2005 so it's far from a flash-in-the-pan project.

080—Unpacking "Traditional Masculinity" and How It Relates to Resilience
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079: The Story of How I Switched to Ghost

🖼 How does an organization forget? + 👉 Ethan Mollick: A Twitter professor worth followingThis the 79th edition of Cultivating Resilience, a weekly newsletter how we build, adapt, and lead in times of change—brought to you by Jason Shen, a PM, resilience coach, 1st gen immigrant, ex-gymnast, and 3x startup founder. 🧠 The

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Switching to Ghost: Why and How I Did It

I merged 3 digital publishing tools into 1 and this is the story of how and why.This is a rather long article so feel free to skip to the section that matters to you: My Previous Publishing SetupThe Hassles of the Prior SetupConsidering My OptionsGhost: Built to LastExecuting the

Switching to Ghost: Why and How I Did It
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078: Why Does Tech Seem to Burn People Out So Quickly?

This the 78th edition of Cultivating Resilience, a weekly newsletter how we build, adapt, and lead in times of change—brought to you by Jason Shen, a PM, resilience coach, 1st gen immigrant, ex-gymnast, and 3x startup founder. 🧠 Why Does Tech Seem to Burn People Out So Quickly?Some time

078: Why Does Tech Seem to Burn People Out So Quickly?
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077: Why External Benchmarks are Flawed & Evolution Breeds Inefficiency

🖼 Return to Office (Scotch & Bean) + 👉 Koreans Were Boozing Hard in 1020 ADThis the 77th edition of Cultivating Resilience, a weekly newsletter how we build, adapt, and lead in times of change—brought to you by Jason Shen, a PM, resilience coach, 1st gen immigrant, ex-gymnast, and 3x startup founder.

077: Why External Benchmarks are Flawed & Evolution Breeds Inefficiency
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076: How an Ex-Stanford Dean Learned to Embrace Her Child's Struggle

🖼 Sweat Therapy (Scotch & Bean) + 👉 Bilal Mahmood for State Assembly

076: How an Ex-Stanford Dean Learned to Embrace Her Child's Struggle
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075: How to Ask for Help (According to Science)

🖼 Scotch & Bean 030 - Monkey Mind + 👉 Musings & Perspectives (newsletter)

075: How to Ask for Help (According to Science)
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074: The Magic of Async Video Communication

🖼 Premature Optimization (Scotch & Bean) + 👉 ADHD 2.0 (a guide for the hyperactive)This is the 74th edition of Cultivating Resilience, a weekly newsletter how we build, adapt, and lead in times of change—brought to you by Jason Shen, a 1st gen immigrant, retired gymnast, and 3x startup founder

074: The Magic of Async Video Communication
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Startups As Chemical Reactions

Originally written in 2014, updated with a new example in 2021 (Homejoy →  Robinhood) I'm sometimes envious of people who studied subjects in college that correspond to their actual careers. Finance majors who become bankers. Computer Science majors who become software engineers. Must be nice to actually apply the knowledge you

Startups As Chemical Reactions