Social Leverage Letter | Issue #4

Tradeoffs, Brand Magic, and Scaling Good Habits

By Pete Weishaupt Sep 26, 2021

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READING

Farnam Street 

"Economics teaches you that making a choice means giving up something." — Russ Roberts

Every day we're faced with choices on how to spend our time and our money. Many of us don't fully understand the costs and importance of tradeoffs:

"The irony is that those who know how to make tradeoffs can get so much more out of life than those who try to get everything."

Every decision we make has opportunity costs. If you think you can have it all, you'll likely wind up with nothing. 

LISTENING

Infinite Loops

Rory Sutherland, Vice Chairman of Ogilvy, discusses his new book, Alchemy: The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business, and Life. He covers the relationship between marketing and innovation, the importance of framing, and explains "stated" versus "revealed" preferences.

WATCHING

James Clear

Scale your habits down to something that is very easy to do.

TWEET OF WEEK

Design Flaw

JOB BOARD

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