David Perell

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

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The core skill of building a business is creating systems for things you do repeatedly


You under-estimate two things: 1. How much you know that other people don’t. 2. How much you AND other people will benefit if you share your knowledge. Learn. Write. Publish. Repeat.


Three trends for the future of work: 1) More short-term projects. Fewer long-term jobs. 2) Hyper-specialization: Pick a niche and own it. 3) Software automation: Creative and repetitive tasks will be automated. A dream world for brilliant marketers and capable entrepreneurs.


Three thoughts on marketing: 1) Marketing is increasingly important. 2) Technology changes, but the basic principles stay the same. Read old marketing books. 3) People under-estimate the power of repetition. The more you hear something, the more likely you are to believe it.


Product subscriptions give you recurring revenue. Email subscriptions give you recurring attention.


The most successful people I know seem to have unlimited energy. They can work for days and days on end. When they get tired, they shift their attention instead of taking long breaks. Work, learn, write. Repeat.


My #1 Learning Strategy: FOMO your way towards brilliance. Step 1: Surround yourself with intellectually hungry people. Step 2: Hang out with them. They'll inspire you and give you "Information FOMO." Step 3: Learn on your own. Go back to step 1. Repeat cycle forever.


A formula for making yourself luckier. Luck = How much value you create x How many people you tell about it. Improve the world. Then share everything you learn. Rise, repeat.


Improve your writing with repetition. Improve it with fresh ideas, improve it with obsessive editing, and improve it with words that make you smile. But save this trick for a special moment — when you really need to make a point.

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