April 29, 2022

Replay – #56 Vivek Sodera of Superhuman: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More | 20 Minute Playbook

Replay – #56 Vivek Sodera of Superhuman: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More | 20 Minute Playbook

In this Replay episode, we deconstruct Vivek Sodera's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on his life. Vivek is the Co-Founder of Superhuman. We cover identifying great founders, opportunities for growth, and having accountability partners for health.


In Episode #56, we deconstruct Vivek Sodera's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on his life. Vivek is the Co-Founder of Superhuman. We cover identifying great founders, opportunities for growth, and having accountability partners for health.

“I'm trying to optimize for happiness. I'm not trying to optimize for ego.” – Vivek Sodera

EPISODE GUIDE (LINKS, QUOTES, NOTES, AND BOOKS MENTIONED)

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/vivek-sodera2-outlier-academy-show-notes 

FULL TEXT TRANSCRIPT

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/vivek-sodera-outlier-academy-transcript 

CHAPTERS

In this episode, we deconstruct Vivek Sodera's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on his life. In it we cover:

  • (00:00:00) – Introduction
  • (00:00:30) – What Vivek looks for in founders when he invests
  • (00:04:50) – Identifying winners and predicting the future
  • (00:08:46) – Having a health accountability partner
  • (00:11:06) – Learning to say “no”
  • (00:14:12) – Relying on Fitbit, Levels, and Superhuman
  • (00:16:26) – The constant opportunity for growth and building relationships
  • (00:23:40) – Failed startups and positively impact the lives of others


ABOUT VIVEK SODERA

Vivek Sodera is Co-Founder of Superhuman, a platform striving to be the fastest email experience in the world. He is also an investor, with a portfolio of companies including Framework, UtilizeCore, Rewatch, Bunches, and Playbook. He previously co-founded Airseed and LiveRamp, though he started his career in nuclear engineering.

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