David Perell

David Perell quotes on training yourself

"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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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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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