David Perell

David Perell quotes on embracing change

"The Writing Guy". He tweet about business, online learning, and Internet writing.

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We need more polymaths. People who can synthesize the wonderful worlds of physics, art, fashion, poetry, music, law, philosophy, economics, psychology, architecture, design, biology, aeronautics, literature, and technology. Great polymaths change how we see the world.

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Traits of exceptional entrepreneurs: 1) Disagreeable: They’re unsatisfied with the world, often to a point of anger. 2) High-agency: They believe they can shape the world, often to a point of pride. 3) Curious: They build before they’re experts, often to a point of arrogance.

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One simple change has made a HUGE difference in my life. Old: I used to hang with people for 60 minutes at a time. New: Now I spend 3-6 hours with friends at a time. The laughs are louder, the relationships are stronger, and the conversations are deeper. Strong recommend.

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We’re taught that luck is random, but your life will change once you learn to create it.

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Opportunities arise when the world flips. • Our parents told us not to post online. Now personal brands are an asset. • Global shipping used to be expensive. Now it’s cheap. • Before phones, long-distance communication was expensive. Now it’s free. Keep your eyes open.

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Most people don’t think they can make a difference with their ideas. I’m telling you... You can.

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