Manage episode 377251578 series 2842079
David Perell is an entrepreneur and writer. He is the creator of Write Of Passage, an online school to help people transform their lives through writing. He has taught students from Google, Facebook, Harvard, MIT, Stripe, and Goldman Sachs.
In this interview we spoke about the difficulties of running a company, David's journey to faith, his season of no, how to find a partner, building deep friendships, advice to creators, and the importance of surrendering to your true nature.
0:00 What’s The Central Question Of David’s Life?
2:32 Doing Life’s Work?
7:49 The Moment Tyler Cowan Invested In David Perell
9:33 Investing In The Cultural Tutor
13:54 Difficulties Of Running A Company
15:49 Online David Vs. In-Person David
21:31 The Importance Of Friendship
25:01 Finding God
36:04 Where To Start With Bible
43:10 David’s Phone Screen
45:38 Mantras + Season Of No
49:37 Three Lines, Three Words Each
52:27 David’s High School Physics Teacher
59:18 How David Thinks About Education
1:01:21 Finding A Partner
1:05:01 Building Deep Friendships
1:09:43 Yes/No List
1:12:00 Red Dress Traps
1:14:02 Advice For Creators
1:17:43 How To Be More Distinctive
1:20:31 Surrender To Your Nature
1:23:40 How I Write Origin
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