Watch, Read, Listen #004

Every Monday, I share three pieces of content I think are worthy of your time. There’s a lot of noise out there. Hopefully this helps cut through the clutter a bit.

WATCH

Can Minimalism & Ambition Co-Exist? from Matt D’Avella

How do you hustle with intention? This is the question that really got me thinking in this short, ten-minute video from a filmmaker I subscribe to on YouTube. What made it more interesting is that he was asking GaryVee, king of hustle. (The whole uncut interview is also worth watching for those who want to go a bit deeper.)

READ

Reflecting on My Failure to Build a Billion-Dollar Company by Sahil Lavingia

Some similar themes in this week’s Read - an article from the founder of Gumroad, which is a digital service that allows creators & educators to sell their week easily online. The big takeaway here is that we get to define “success” in our businesses, & it often starts with checking our ambition to make sure it’s mapping with our happiness.

LISTEN

Simon Sinek on the Big Questions Podcast by Cal Fussman

Simon Sinek is releasing a new book this summer called “Infinite Games,” which is a concept I think more people need to get their heads around. This is one of the first interviews I’ve heard of him talking about it at length.

Patrick Cummings