How We Scale

My Favorite Faves: A Special Edition of 'How We Scale'

Published about 2 months agoย โ€ขย 1 min read

Howdy, Zack here.

Instead of my usual letter, I'm sharing something different this week: my favorite Faves!

From my last 100 weekly Faves, I handpicked those that have stood the test of time:

My daily use

  • ๐Ÿ˜Œ Oura โ€” the ring that changed my sleep and daily readiness for the better
  • โ˜•๏ธ Fellow โ€” my pour-over setup that brings me joy every morning
  • ๐Ÿ“ˆ Ninety โ€” my business and all my clients run better on Ninety
  • ๐Ÿ“ง ConvertKit โ€” you're getting this email from ConvertKit ;)
  • ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป Notion โ€” the home of my company Wiki and How We Scale
  • ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Blurred for Mac โ€” dim your multiple screens to focus on one
  • ๐Ÿ’ผ Buffalo Jackson โ€” the best laptop bag Iโ€™ve ever owned
  • ๐Ÿ’ฐ Mercury โ€” business banking for next-gen companies
  • ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ Flux โ€” love the zero-drop Adapt Runners
  • ๐Ÿค” Tally โ€” my favorite free-form builder
  • โ€‹๐Ÿ“ Workflowy โ€” organize your thoughts, all of them
  • โญ๏ธ Senja โ€” your recommendations on your own 'wall of love'
  • ๐Ÿ” Sparkloop โ€” join me and some of the world's top newsletters
  • โŒจ๏ธ Typedream โ€” build a website in minutes with my fave website tool
  • ๐Ÿ“ง Mailstrom โ€” the only way to clean your inbox at mass in minutes
  • โœ… Analog โ€” my daily tasks are front-and-center
  • ๐ŸŽฅ Resolve โ€” my go-to tool for editing videos

Some fun random stuff

  • ๐Ÿคน 3 Balls โ€” join me as I take daily juggling breaks
  • ๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ NYT Games โ€” Wordle, Connections, and The Mini
  • ๐Ÿ˜ Memorize Lines โ€” this method works extremely well
  • ๐Ÿ’ช 75 Hard โ€” feels amazing to complete this challenge
  • ๐Ÿ“• Smart Brevity โ€” test the brevity of your writing
  • ๐Ÿฅƒ Lagavulin 16 โ€” savor each and every peaty sip
  • ๐Ÿบ Guinness 0.0 โ€” enjoy a pint w/o the alcohol

On my wish list

  • โ˜•๏ธ Linea Mini โ€” bringing back my barista days
  • ๐Ÿ“ธ Nikon Zf โ€” the perfect companion for my D850?
  • ๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ Gather โ€” next time I redo my home office, I'm in
  • ๐Ÿ”Š Wrensilva โ€” our record collection needs it


Let me know if you try any of these. I'd love to hear what you think!

How We Scale

Written by Zack Swire. Illustrated by Jenna Brown.

Gain the lessons and hard-fought wins that help my clients go from Stuck to Scaling, earning Millions more & becoming Best Places to Work. No AI, just stories from my journey as an entrepreneur, executive coach, and dad of triplets + Jenna brings our key takeaway to life in a simple sketch. Grab a cup of joe and join us!

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