September 27, 2023




The World-Class Framework, Constructive Feedback & More

At a glance

Good Morning. Welcome to all the new readers of Faster Than Normal who have joined us since last week!

Here’s what we’ll cover today:

Mental Model: The World-Class Framework.

Insight: Constructive Feedback.

Quote: Courage in Vulnerability.

Question: Transforming Challenges.

Visual: Which Countries Get The Most Paid Vacation Days Overall?


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| Mental Model

The World-Class Framework

How you do anything is how you do everything.

Your personal brand is the sum of the thousands of micro-acts you put in over the course of your career or life.

By choosing to be “World-Class” in every moment, you’re demonstrating to others you’ll accept nothing less than the best.

Over time, people remember this and they’ll think of you for the types of opportunities that people brush off as luck.

In reality, that luck is a delayed reward for you choosing to be world-class.

Credit: Ann-Miura Ko

| Insight

Seek feedback, even when it's difficult to hear.

Challenge: Ask someone you trust for honest feedback about a specific aspect of your life, and reflect on how you can use this feedback for growth.

Example: Request feedback on your communication skills from a colleague or mentor.

| Quote

Brené Brown, a researcher and author, on the necessity of vulnerability:

"Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it's having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome."

| Question

How can I turn my current challenges into opportunities for growth and learning?

A Visual I Enjoyed

Have a wonderful Wednesday, all.

Until next time,


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