David Perell

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

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The school system is a training ground for the jobs you don’t want to have


All the smartest people I know have mastered the art of teaching themselves


Teachers should train like athletes. They should have coaches, watch themselves on video, and study the science of teaching. So obvious, but I‘ve never met a teacher who does all these things. Online education will change that.


Conventional wisdom says that more education is better. But I think we need less. People should be able to find their first jobs with 12-18 months of vocational training. Then, once they're financially stable, we should encourage them to continue their education.


The more self-motivated you are, the less you have to pay for education


Building stuff and writing essays is the best way to educate yourself.


Train to build your business like Michael Jordan trained to play basketball.


Every artist has their own rhythm. Some artists are prolific. Van Gogh finished more than 860 oil paintings in a decade. Others take their time. Robert Caro has spent the last 44 years studying one man, Lyndon B. Johnson. Study your DNA. Then find your tempo.

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