#007 "Khe Hy - Leaving Wall Street and the Scarcity Mindset"


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Today, I am talking with Khe Hy. Khe is a professional blogger who writes about transforming your relationship with time, money, and work after leaving Wall Street himself after 15 years. Khe teaches the course “Supercharge your Productivity,” about mastering Notion and has over 20,000 email subscribers. On the episode, we talk about his entrepreneurship journey, the scarcity mindset, and weekly reviews.


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Show Notes:

Ever since I was born I had an entrepreneurial knack. On Wall Street I had an anonymous blog where I wrote about music and culture, I had an anonymous Twitter account, I built a hardcore personal CRM using google sheets and nested if statements. I organized secret events where I brought people together from different disciplines.

When I started my newsletter this was a different era. This was way before substack and all that and now a newsletter is just like having a personal website.

I have a very atypical approach to entrepreneurship, where so many decisions are made for me to design a life that I want, the meaning, the flexibility, the family time. And so a lot of things I do are not prioritized by making money.

Two years into writing a newsletter I realized two things. One, I liked writing even though I never identified before as a writer. The other thing was I had a lot more to say than summarizing five articles.

I started with link blogging, then went into personal blogging, but along the way it was always driven by my newsletter because I do not have huge audiences outside of my email list.

A previous work acquaintance, a hedge fund manager actually approached me and asked if I could come in and coach his team. This was because he had been following me for 52 weeks and he formed an image of a. What I thought about b. My principles and c. Inferred a skill set I had.

It comes down these very primordial fears, these pebbles in your shoe.

I don’t call it meditation, but you should have a stillness practice. Bruce Lee calls it “mind like water.”

Are you able to, regardless of what is happening in the outside world, to downshift to stillness?

There can be a huge list of reasons why you shouldn’t be consistent, anything from unstructured creativity to giving your mind a break, to giving your readers a break. But it is so hard to let go of identities because identity is the currency of social animals.