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10 Lessons I learned from Product Hunt podcast with Ramit Sethi

Today, while commuting to my workplace I was listening to Product Hunt podcast with Ramit Sethi (Well it was the 2016 episode but there's lot of gold here so catching up some old stuff)

In an hour long talk, he discussed Indian parents, his journey to where he is now, how he started and much more good stuff

For people short on time, here are the top 10 things I learned - 
  • While teaching people, if you make the first step an easy and result oriented then it will look credible and people will follow the rest of guidance. Else no matter how good the advice is in next steps they won't follow
  • We are surrounded by people who support us but don't push us to our limits - Our family and friends most of the times support our work and unfortunately, never said - "You could have done better"
  • What got you here won't get you there - We should adapt to the circumstances, keep on enhancing our skills as per need
  • Most important test to measure your impact is by talking to real people - Quantitative metrics are important but they don't tell you the real stories
  • The more accomplished you are the more you lie as the world is looking for positivities and good things instead of failures
  • While understanding people problem, instead of throwing them the routine or theory, check why they are not doing the obvious or what's stopping them
  • People are ready to pay for value - Make qualitative stuff and charge for it
  • Learn to select your market is important and so is learn to select the feedback. Not every comment needs your attention
  • You can tell lot about the person from their heroes cause people tend to relate with their heroes and corresponding powers
  • By Tuesday night if you don't have something to do on weekend then you should plan immediately (Note - It was actually Tim Ferris advice to Ramit)

Until next time 😊

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