1 Healthy, 2 Wealthy & 3 Wise
Simple life learnings towards a happy & meaningful life in a fast tech world
Hi I am Sankalp Shangari and intend to share my experiences in Startup & VC world, living better lives and how upcoming technologies are reshaping our lives
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man." - George Bernard Shaw
Another weekly of 1/2/3 Healthy, Wealthy & Wise. And this is me keeping consistent in writing this year. Alongwith some best articles and summaries to try and give you everything in one place. One newsletter to look forward to !!!!!. I will continue sending regular ad hoc newsletters and podcasts separately as usual though. Please share below or give me feedback on how I can improve further.
1 on Health 🏃🏻♀️🏃🏼♂️
10 Things That Are Ruining Your Metabolism - What is it really? From the curious mob….
2 on Wealth 🥂🍻
Meet The PayPal Mafia, The Richest Group Of Men In Silicon Valley. This blast form the past on PayPal Mafia, Silicon Valley’s most illustrious alumni group, includes Max Levchin, Reid Hoffman, Peter Thiel, Jeremy Stoppelman, Elon Musk. Six billionaires. World beating cos like Tesla, LinkedIn, Palantir, SpaceX, YouTube, and Yelp. Something like a secret society nostalgia. See below
The Getting Rich Quadrant - Simple secret of getting rich that is available to all is – start early, spend less than you earn, and invest that surplus well for the long run by Safal Niveshak (Translated from Hindi means Successful Investor)
3 on Wisdom 🧠🗣
“Invest in Yourself” by Naval Ravikant. Naval is most millennial’s favourite, mine included. Take accountability & have a founders mentality he says.
Judgment takes experience. It takes a lot of time to build up. You have to put yourself in positions where you can exercise judgment. That’ll come from taking on accountability - Naval Ravikant
11 Reasons Not to Become Famous (or “A Few Lessons Learned Since 2007”) any Tim Ferriss. Amazing read and something I always think in this rat race called life. Ive seen several successful people living brilliant lives by “Laying Low”
I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: ‘try being rich first.’ See if that doesn’t cover most of it. There’s not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job. . . . The only good thing about fame is that I’ve gotten out of a couple of speeding tickets. I’ve gotten into a restaurant when I didn’t have a suit and tie on. That’s really about it - Tim Ferriss
A powerful thread below on understanding life and its wisdom. In 40 tweets, 40 powerful concepts for understanding the world.MEGATHREAD TIME: In 40 tweets I will describe 40 powerful concepts for understanding the world. Some are complex so forgive me for oversimplifying, but the main purpose is to incite curiosity. Okay, here we go:
Video I am watching
Product Zeitgeist Fit and I am watching this once a week. Its such a simple strategy to think what the global netizens want in THIS moment and multiply your chances of your startup success by 1000X
Tweet that caught my eye
Best in Tech this week
Bitcoin at 10K and Pomp at his best
7 Reasons Why Video Gaming Will Take Over - by Matthew Ball
Damage caused over last 10 years by the new tech advertising giants as they derive a significant part of their revenue from collecting data on you and I
Crypto this week in 5 graphs - by Lou Kener
Old World vs New world - Something Ive been pondering a lot lately. From Forages and hunter gatherers 50,000 years ago to Agriculturists and farmers 5000 years ago, writing letters, to sending telegrams once a month to sending several SMS / texts per hour. I personally call this degradation of human mind - always anxious, always full of nervousness. Nevertheless, this is a great TweetStorm by Brian Armstrong of Coinbase to read. gives you a new perspective to modern money.
Podcast that I adored: A blast from the past…..
Insane wisdom from Naval as usual.
"At some level, all humans are broad, we’re all multivariate … every human, basically, is capable of every experience and every thought." — Naval Ravikant
Quotations that I am pondering over and over again
"Imagine life is a game in which you are juggling five balls … work, family, health, friends, and integrity … Work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. The other four balls … are made of glass." — James Patterson
Startup & VC Corner
THIS and Greatness in this conversation. Full episode here - Keith Rabois: Key lessons from Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, and Jack Dorsey and a shorter version and notes summary here on Podcast Notes
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