This week we're diving into mental models for problem solving, how to make a tough decision and advice on how you can get people to buy your product.
Mental Models For Problem Solving Good problem-solving is good thinking. And good thinking happens when you add more cognitive shortcuts to your mental toolbox. Here are 7 mental models that help can help you.
Something new I learned: The two-front war mental model: when our forces are split, we weaken their power. The same thing happens when we try to solve or do multiple things at the same time. Don't split your cognitive power.
Run Your Own Race "Run your own race, knowing that the destination is yours to choose. Don’t enslave yourself to people who think there’s only one way to be right. Your job is to do what you like on your own terms. Your job is to keep going, to eke out good day after good day."
How To Make A Tough Decision Life is full of decisions, and some of them are tougher than the others. Here's a guide on how to go about making tough decisions. The best advice I have is first list out your objective - what do you actually want to achieve? Then use a weighting system to compare multiple options.
Copywriting Examples - The world's best copywriting examples, in one place. Harry Dry is back with goodies that all of us can learn from. There are tons of examples that serve almost every copywriting need.
Shottr - Powerful screenshot tool for people who care about the pixels. Really useful if you're into design, app development. Other features include a color picker, text recognition and the ability to pixelate sensitive information. Honestly, I'm shocked that it's free. It's probably the only tool on Mac that does scrolling screenshots for free at the moment.
Mark Text - Free and simple Markdown editor focused on speed.
Dimensions - Database of drawings of everyday objects and their dimensions.