Huge shoutout to everyone who completed Challenge #0022!
Expect a separate email with details for your reward. Stay tuned.
This week’s challenge was submitted by our community. Thanks Jeremy!
Additionally, Kick Ass Person has been replaced with Kick Ass Community. If you’re interested in being featured, fill out this short form below.
Let’s jump right into this week's challenge.
👊 CHALLENGE #0023
Express yourself by creating a sketch
Create a sketch using any of the prompts listed below:
Draw a map of a place (any place)
Choose your own prompt
Low-stakes way to express yourself and unblock creativity
Encourage yourself to try something new
Zero drawing experience or special skills required. Only a willingness to try.
For more information, check out The Fire Jar here.
Codie, a former journalist turned entrepreneur/partner/speaker, shares why she loves unsexy businesses that cash flow immediately.
Also learn her methods for networking like a pro, e.g. sending boxes of butterfingers to Sam Parr.
That elusive $1M.
Watch Noah as he connects with female entrepreneurs and how they achieved their first million.
Everyone has a story. We’re all learning lessons.
Remember to be kind.
The Sample Newsletter helps you find something interesting to read.
You tell it what topics you love, then each morning you’ll receive a different newsletter to digest. Read something new and unique every day.
Compilation of motivational speeches on “purpose”.
Focus on “purpose” and “why” to drive decision-making and actions.
🔨 Resources & Tools
Gatheround - Create engaging gatherings, chats, and events using this free app. Our next hangout (details below) uses them.
Integromat - Connect apps and automate workflows in a few clicks. Move data between apps without effort so you can focus on growing your business. In short: save time.
Every week we introduce a new member of our community. Today's member is...
Dru is the founder of Trends.vc. He is on a mission to help entrepreneurs own their most valuable resource. Time. Outside of this, he's obsessed with comfort challenges and learning.
What is one big challenge you have faced and overcome?
I grew up in a financially unstable environment. Graduated high school and college early and built enough stability to take thoughtful risks.
Share a fun fact about yourself
I quit my job in 2017 and took a 3-year mini-retirement.
What's one thing that excites you?
Decentralized companies, currencies, governments.
If you could go back 10 years ago, what advice would you have given yourself?
Focus on what you control. You can walk with them. Not for them.
Do more comfort challenges. The point is to try. Not to "succeed."
You're the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.
You're an introvert but get in the mix. Treat it like a comfort challenge.
What one challenge would you like to offer our community?
We each have a unique journey and unique struggles. Comfort challenges should come from within. What have you wanted to do for a while that you haven't done?
Set a day aside. Do that.
Big thanks to Dru for sharing! Don’t forget to reach out and say "Hi"! 👋
Want to be featured?
“Those who never make mistakes work for those of us who do.” — Henry Ford
That's it for this week's challenge.
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See you at our next hangout!
— Kick Ass Letters 👊
We’ve scheduled another hangout session!
If you missed our last hangout, come join us in our next. Get to meet our members, learn their stories, and see what they’re up to.
Check out what our community had to say:
It was great. It was good quality conversations connecting with others. Lots of value being able to see people who I've only been able to see on Twitter. Thanks for setting this up Yarty, and hope more of these happen in the future!
That was fun, thanks for hosting!
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Time: 12:00 PM EDT for 45 mins
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