noah kagan notes to myself

7 Notes to Myself – A Solo Episode with Noah Kagan on Noah Kagan Presents

Check out the Noah Kagan Presents Episode Page & Show Notes

In this solo episode, Noah Kagan (@noahkagan) dives into the “ear nuggets” he likes to frequently remind himself.

Key Takeaways

  • 1) Create a fantasy list
    • Zoom out to the end of 2020; what do you hope to accomplish, personal and business-wise, by then?
      • Don’t hold back; go crazy! 
    • Roblox, for example, has a list of 10 things they hope to accomplish by 2023:
      • The U.S. President will mention their Roblox avatar on camera
      • Tesla will use Roblox in 50% of their cars
      • 50% of toys sold in the U.S. will have a Roblox scan tag
      • A Roblox developer will earn $50 MM in one year
    • What’s on Noah’s list?
      • Grow his blog/podcast audience 10x
      • Create a business show on Netflix that goes viral
      • Create a Serial-like podcast that’s business-related
      • Visit Tokyo for the Olympics
      • Go on Joe Rogan
  • 2) Are you training or playing?
    • When you’re playing, you’re not focusing on improvement; deliberate practice allows you to hone specific skills
  • 3) Pick ONE thing and get amazing at it
    • With chess, for instance, pick one opening move and MASTER it
      • (Apply this same advice to business)
  • 4) Read and study strategy to get to the next level
    • No matter how much you do something, unless you open your mind to new strategies and approaches, your skills will likely plateau
    • With whatever you’re trying to improve, allot time for studying the craft (one way to facilitate this: hire a coach)
  • 5) Play to WIN; don’t play not to lose
    • Often, whether in business or our personal lives, we play to win, but once we start winning, we begin playing not to lose
  • 6) Is life happen to you, or are you happening to life?
    • Further: Are you waiting for positive results to happen, or are you making them happen?
    • TAKE CONTROL. MAKE SH*T HAPPEN.
  • 7) Open up to pain and challenges 
    • (Don’t avoid them)
    • “Pain is part of the process. Pain is an aspect of life that makes us alive.” – Noah Kagan
Noah Kagan Presents : ,
Notes By MMiller

More Notes on these topics

Top Insights and Tactics From

31 Best Podcasts of All Time

FREE when you join over 12,000 subscribers to the
Podcast Notes newsletter

No Thanks