David Perell

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

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I’ve yet to meet an original thinker who doesn’t spend a lot of time alone

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The biggest piece of media bias isn’t that it tells you what to think, but that it tells you what to think about

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People speak loudest with facial expressions in moments of silence, so listen with your eyes

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If you don’t know what to write about next, I’ll give you a hint: The idea will come to you as a shower thought

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Three quick ideas: 1) Spending 24-48 hours alone is healthy, so people should do it more often. 2) The world would be better if we took the idea of “vocation” seriously again. 3) Writers who stand the test of time are usually hard to read. The confusion keeps them interesting.

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The daytime isn’t structured to write because there are so many pings and rings, so I wait for the quiet stillness of the night whenever I need to write with soul

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Easy way to improve productivity: Don't do the same thinking twice. Write down your best ideas. Then save them in a central location. In the heat of the moment, you don't have time to think. Search through your notes and apply what you've already written to the task at hand.

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