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Sharmarke

Every Friday, I send out a newsletter that fuels your creativity, broadens your horizons, and explores overlooked ideas. All to spark your own journey of self-discovery and transformation.

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🌱 AOI #38: Resist perfectionism

Hey guys! Here's a bit of inspiration for you this week. The Weekly Three 1. Three Strategies to Combat Perfectionism My take on what to do about it. 2. An Unbelievably Simple Way to Avoid Overcommitment This will stop you from people-pleasing. 3. A Unique Way to Turn Information into Useful Insights This will make you reconsider your consumption habits. Until next time, Stay inspired! Sharmarke P.S. This ending killed me Unsubscribe · Preferences

9 days ago • 1 min read

Ditch this one habit. All right, here's a bit of inspiration for you this week. 1. Why You Should Look Back At What You've Accomplished I guarantee you'll stop obsessing about others' journeys. 2. Five Effective Strategies to Get Buy-in From Clients It works with any types of clients. 3. How to Know If Your Content Is Valuable It starts by asking yourself a simple question. If you enjoyed the issue, please share it with someone you might think it will inspire. 🌱 If you aren't subscribed yet,...

16 days ago • 1 min read

On reciprocity, breakthroughs, and finding meaning 5. APR. 2024 You don't need fancy productivity "hacks" to get things done. This is all you need. All right, here's a bit of inspiration for you this week. 1. On reciprocity "Humans have a natural urge to reciprocate. If you hold the door for someone, they will hold it for you when given a chance. It’s an unspoken law of being human that holds up even in interviews and interrogations." — Joshua Mason, Five Ways Skilled Interviewers Get the...

2 months ago • 1 min read

On hobbies, writing, and the right mission 29. MAR. 2024 Hey guys, I've been testing a new format for four weeks and would love to hear your feedback. Can you take a second to answer this one multiple-choice question? Thanks! All right, here's a bit of inspiration for you this week. 1. On hobbies "The hobby realm is where you get eclectic. Pursue fascinating and weird subjects that have nothing at all to do with your domain. It’s this second realm that will provide you with unique connections...

3 months ago • 1 min read

On contribution, originality, and work you care about 22. MAR. 2024 Are you feeling overwhelmed by the abundance of content available to you? This might help you. All right, here's a bit of inspiration for you this week. 1. On contribution "We don’t learn much about other people by asking them what they do or want to do. Anyone can copy what someone wants to do and how they want to do it; what differentiates them is why they are. How a person’s unique strengths make a distinct contribution is...

3 months ago • 1 min read

On recency bias, boredom, and doing creative work 15. MAR. 2024 Ever wonder why we are drawn to stories? If you do, you might want to watch this. All right, here's a bit of inspiration for you this week. 1. On creative expression: "We all have a deep desire to express our thoughts, feelings, and emotions. It is an overwhelming, deep-seated drive to share the innermost parts of our being with others." — John Whye on Where Would We Be Without Creativity and Inspiration One question he wrote got...

3 months ago • 2 min read

On Ideas, being inspired, and obsession 8. MAR. 2023 Hey guys, You might have noticed something different about this issue. I'm trying out a new format. Let me know what you think of it, I would love to hear your answer. All right, here's a bit of inspiration for you this week. 1. On Ideas: "An idea is a network on the most fundamental level. A new idea is a new network of neurons firing in sync with each other inside your brain. It's a new configuration that has never formed before." —...

3 months ago • 1 min read

2. FEB. 2023 Think Like a Designer How to Live the Good Life Your time is finite, and with each passing day, you age. Have you ever paused and wondered if you're moving towards a meaningful direction, or just going with the flow? The alarm rings, and you hit snooze, rising half-asleep from bed. You check your phone, then enter the bathroom to brush your teeth and shower, moving through the motion without much thought. Breakfast is made and eaten somewhat automatically, with frequent phone...

5 months ago • 5 min read

26. JAN. 2023 The Conscious Creator How to Consume Content the Right Way Hey guys, How are you? I hope you're having an awesome Friday! Before we get into this week's issue, I wanted to remind you that I launched Story Seeds some days ago. I'd love to hear feedback from those of you who've downloaded it and used it. If you haven't downloaded it yet, you can do it by clicking on this link. That's for now, let's dive right into this week's topic about consuming content as a creator. ↓ You open...

5 months ago • 4 min read

19. JAN. 2023 Own Your Digital Space Why You Shouldn't Rely on Social Media Hey guys, The noise on social media is loud. Everyone is fighting for attention, seeking followers, likes, and shares. And it becomes a challenge to get your voice heard and seen when you don't have a huge following. The ever-changing algorithm doesn't make it any easier. An algorithm that favors content from those with huge followings. Let's not forget, that you're sometimes being force-fed ridiculous content because...

5 months ago • 3 min read
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