1 hr 21 min

David Perell—Write to Find Yourself Infinite Loops

    • Investing

David Perell is prolific writer and online educator, who runs a writing school called “Write of Passage”. David also hosts the “The North Star Podcast” featuring interviews with writers, athletes, and entrepreneurs.

Important Links:

Website: https://perell.com/
Writing School: https://writeofpassage.school/
Friday Finds Links: https://perell.com/friday-finds-links/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/david_perell
Show Notes:

Origins of “Write of Passage”
Writing leads to thinking
David’s ever expanding portfolio
Live the life that you teach
Applying lessons from Disneyland to a writing course
Four Seasons of writing education
Ana’s success with David’s course
Writing as a career transition
Average course cohort age
Building a personal monopoly
Advice for an aspiring creator
Dive into the work of the people you admire
Managing fear of creating in public
The network age
Building a product for high-schoolers
Finding your tribe on the internet
Going against the trend with long-form essays
Checklists and prescriptions
The cover band strategy for investing
Building an internet native education system
Schools stifling creativity
The Never-Ending Now
Books Mentioned:

Zero to One; by Peter Thiel
One Summer: America, 1927; by Bill Bryson
The Status Game; by Will Storr
Invest Like the Best; by Jim O'Shaughnessy

David Perell is prolific writer and online educator, who runs a writing school called “Write of Passage”. David also hosts the “The North Star Podcast” featuring interviews with writers, athletes, and entrepreneurs.

Important Links:

Website: https://perell.com/
Writing School: https://writeofpassage.school/
Friday Finds Links: https://perell.com/friday-finds-links/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/david_perell
Show Notes:

Origins of “Write of Passage”
Writing leads to thinking
David’s ever expanding portfolio
Live the life that you teach
Applying lessons from Disneyland to a writing course
Four Seasons of writing education
Ana’s success with David’s course
Writing as a career transition
Average course cohort age
Building a personal monopoly
Advice for an aspiring creator
Dive into the work of the people you admire
Managing fear of creating in public
The network age
Building a product for high-schoolers
Finding your tribe on the internet
Going against the trend with long-form essays
Checklists and prescriptions
The cover band strategy for investing
Building an internet native education system
Schools stifling creativity
The Never-Ending Now
Books Mentioned:

Zero to One; by Peter Thiel
One Summer: America, 1927; by Bill Bryson
The Status Game; by Will Storr
Invest Like the Best; by Jim O'Shaughnessy

1 hr 21 min