Musings & Perspectives

Andrew
Ideas and heuristics to improve your productivity and performance.
Created 28 Feb 2021
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  • How to run a meeting
    27 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Meetings can either be extremely valuable — or a complete waste of time. If there’s one I’ve learned during the (almost) two years of remote work, it’s how to run an effective meeting. Given Zoom-fati...
  • Rest
    20 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    You may have noticed that I don’t have consistent content programming. I write sporadically, and on a myriad of topics spanning self-development, business, and performance. I usually write after I’ve ...
  • Career Spotlight: Luke Niu, MBA Candidate, Product Manager, D1 Athlete & TEDx Speaker
    08 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Every month, I feature a high performer ‘Career Spotlight’ and interview them on their journey, mindset, and habits. Last month, I interviewed Susan Shu Chang, Principal Data Scientist at Clearco — to...
  • Occam's & Hanlon's Razors
    02 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Update It’s been a while — I apologize. Before jumping in I wanted to share something with you. Musings & Perspectives was briefly (for 2 days) on a billboard on the west side highway in New York City...
  • Comparative Advantages & Hypergrowth Goals
    18 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 5 0
    The very first article I wrote here was Using mental models to optimize your decision making (pt. 1). That was written during a phase where I was obsessed with mental models, heuristics, and razors. I...
  • Leadership superpowers
    11 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 5 0
    One of my first mentors gave me a piece of advice on leadership. It was a few years ago, but it went something like this: “Your personal leadership style is the sum of what you’ve learned from your le...
  • A weekly reflection exercise
    27 Jul 2021 • 1 min read • 4 1
    As growth-oriented, driven, and open-minded humans (which I’m assuming we all are, as we’re reading a newsletter on growth and performance), one of the most important skills we have is self-awareness....
  • How to get out of a rut
    08 Jul 2021 • 7 min read • 4 4
    (6 minute read!) When I first started Musings & Perspectives, the intention was to publish short-form thoughts. “Under 1000 words” — I had promised. Over time, I’ve realized that my articles have gott...
  • 📍 What you missed in May & June (+ book giveaway)
    02 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Every two months, I’ll be sending a brief recap to summarize my top articles, interesting resources I’ve come across, and also what I’m currently working on. I’d like to take a moment to thank YOU — m...
  • Career Spotlight: Susan Shu Chang, Principal Data Scientist at Clearco
    30 Jun 2021 • 9 min read • 3 0
    Every month, I feature a high performer ‘Career Spotlight’ and interview them on their journey, mindset, and habits. Last month, I interviewed Rajiv Asdhir, an investor at a hedge fund — to discuss th...
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