Jose Aguinaga / @jjperezaguinaga
Startups / Fintech / Privacy
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...after babel, just set the right preset and...
A pervasive apprehension that others might be having rewarding experiences from which one is absent.
Or what FOMO does to us
Inability to internalise their accomplishments while having a persistent fear of being exposed as a “fraud”
Or why FOMO affect us
How the paradox of choice made the web ecosystem
a constant fear
of missing out.
Barry Schwartz (2004)
Choices are hard
Choices are tiring
-But how do we pick the right tool? 🔨
Pick a tool based in a problem.
A handy list of things to avoid when feeling the paradox of choice doing its work.
Or how to recognise and battle FOMO
Search for, interpret, focus on and remember information in a way that confirms one's preconceptions
Excessive confidence in one's own answers to questions. Being extremely certain about things without evidence.
When people justify increased investment in a decision based on cumulative prior investment, despite any new developments
Because you have only found positive evidence?
Because you think it's better without trying other?
Because you don't know otherwise?
You are good, you can always be better, but you are never bad.
Not knowing everything is fine
Tool choices are not absolute
We are victims of the paradox of choice
It's fine not reading all the newsletters
You might not need _______
Never stop learning
Cognitive biases affect your judgement
Confirmation, Overconfidence, Sunk cost, biases that can skew your view.
You are paid to always be learning.