5 Share Friday

5 Share Friday 9 August 2019

Quote I’ve been pondering – “This is an economy based on connection. Can you be heard, can you connect, can you be trusted?” – Seth Godin

Seriously / Personally – Staying with Seth Godin, he wrote a blog post this week that’s stuck with me. He basically says you can take it seriously but you don’t have to take it personally. You can read it here. It’s only a couple of paragraphs yet its power is incredible if you make it a part of your day.

On parenting – Brené Brown shared some thoughts on a lesson in parenting that have stuck with her since having children. It’s actually a lesson any of us can be put into practice across all areas of life, from working with others to spending time out with close friends.

It really resonates with me as my wife and I already try hard to act in this way. What I hadn’t done is frame it in the way  Brené does. Now I can really work at it! It’s priceless, go take a look.

Career advice I’m readingGary Vaynerchuk merged and published 5 pieces of career advice on LinkedIn last week. I particularly like No. 4 Chase the process, not just the end result.

Overall I’m mixed on Gary’s posts on LinkedIn at the moment. It’s pretty evident he’s not doing them himself, as many are sloppier than his more polished content on other networks. That aside, it’s the content message that counts and his always resonates.

Productivity tool I’ve gone all in on – Nick at put me onto this one and now I’m fully in. I’ve converted all my Evernote to Notion and am even using it at work too.

It’s fantastic and if you follow my posts already you’ll notice I mention it quite a bit. If you aren’t using it then I think you’ll be surprised when giving it a go. Enjoy!


I hope you have a fantastic weekend doing the things you enjoy with the people you love.

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