#40 of The Last 7 Days (07.12 – 13.12)

#40 of The Last 7 Days (07.12 – 13.12)

With another Sunday, here’s the fortieth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

Since the content I consume around the topics of mindset, marketing and movies brought me value, I decided to share that with you as well, through these weekly editions.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. The psychology behind a new iPhone release—and why it’s so hard to resist.
    Read more here.
  2. Want to Win Someone Over? Talk Like They Do.
    Read here.
  3. 9 food rules from the world’s longest-living people.
    Check it out here.
  4. The rise of Gen-Z
    Read about it here.
  5. Humanity Dumped 37 Billion Tons Of CO2 Into The Atmosphere In 2020.

    Read here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. On ‘The Tim Ferriss Show‘, Daniel Ek (CEO, Spotify) talks about habits, systems, and mental models for top performance.

    Check it out here.
  2. On ‘Bill Gates and Rashida Jones Ask Big Questions‘, they join Yuval Noah Harari to talk about why we’re so willing to believe falsehoods and what these lies tell us about ourselves—both as individuals and as a society.

    Listen here.
  3. Check out Anupam Kher’s podcast, Anupam Cares – where he shares his stories that happened off-screen and what we can learn from them.

    Check out the podcast here.
  4. In this episode of “Sway,” Kara Swisher questions Jason Kilar (CEO, Warner Media) on whether he just delivered the final death blow to struggling theaters, how he’ll make good with Hollywood’s top talent, and what films will look like when — as Kilar predicts — blockbuster budgets surpass a billion dollars.

    Listen to it here.
  5. On Happy Sad Confused, Christopher Nolan chats about the influence of Michael Mann and James Bond films on his work, the ambition of “Tenet”, the bold performances of Heath Ledger and Tom Hardy in the Batman films, and much more.

    Listen here.

BONUS: Have you checked out my podcast yet? ‘Mindset Marketing Movies – an RTH24 podcast‘ Check it out at – Spotify|| Apple Podcasts || Breaker|| JioSaavn || PocketCasts || Google Podcasts


What To Watch:

  1. What most of us gets wrong about Creativity?
    Watch here.

    (before you watch the above video, I’ll suggest you watch this one – The Gap by Daniel Sax and Ira Glass here: https://vimeo.com/85040589)
  2. On The Ranveer Show (hindi), Yashraj Mukhate talks overnight success, fame and the music industry.
    Watch it here.
  3. A R Rahman talks about the Indian Art on the Global Stage, on Faye D’souza’s channel.
    Check it out here.
  4. The Actresses Roundtable 2020 ft Shabana Azmi, Tillotama Shome, Taapsee Pannu, Deepika Padukone, Rasika Dugal, Janhvi Kapoor, Kiara Advani, and Tripti Dimri.

    Watch here.
  5. The Obvious Problem – why most content doesn’t work?
    Watch it here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.


I write a newsletter called ‘The Weekly Zazz‘ for my subscribers, where you can receive the above content and much more on your mail, with an intent of combining thought, emotion and information on mindset, marketing, pop culture and more. If you wish to subscribe, check out https://rth24.substack.com