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Episode 18 - Eric Jorgenson: The Almanack of Naval Ravikant Keep Talking

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Support the podcast on Patreon------------Eric Jorgenson is the author of "The Almanack of Naval Ravikant." During our conversation, Eric talks about the creation of the book, the vacuum that's been created for advice and wisdom in a secular age, and the ideas in the book related to wealth, health, and happiness.------------Show notesFollow Keep Talking on Twitter, Instagram, and FacebookListen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube------------(00:00) Intro(02:36) Eric shares how he learned about Naval Ravikant and what got him interested in learning more about him(04:11) Eric talks about Naval and his perception of him(07:00) On getting to know Naval Ravikant(11:15) Some of Naval’s principles that resonate most with Eric(16:46) Why was it so important for Eric to write his book?(19:14) How did Eric approach Naval and actually get access to him?(21:31) Eric shares his process for writing the book: digging into various resources (podcasts, articles, tweets) and arranging the information(24:10) Eric shares if he’s had experience as a writer before he wrote his book(28:07) About having creative control while writing the book(31:14) Eric shares Buddhism's influence on Naval’s and the knowledge that comes from Naval's own personal story(37:17) Eric discusses the book's primary principles that can be applied in life(42:19) Why combining different skills and stacking them makes you unique and valuable(51:55) Eric talks about financial freedom(01:01:38) About understanding the consequence of our actions(01:09:59) Learn about Naval’s principle of being authentically you in your relationships(01:12:52) How Naval is both Eastern and Western-minded(01:16:48) How the process of writing the book has affected Eric: how he’s developed, grown, or changed through doing all of the research

Support the podcast on Patreon------------Eric Jorgenson is the author of "The Almanack of Naval Ravikant." During our conversation, Eric talks about the creation of the book, the vacuum that's been created for advice and wisdom in a secular age, and the ideas in the book related to wealth, health, and happiness.------------Show notesFollow Keep Talking on Twitter, Instagram, and FacebookListen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube------------(00:00) Intro(02:36) Eric shares how he learned about Naval Ravikant and what got him interested in learning more about him(04:11) Eric talks about Naval and his perception of him(07:00) On getting to know Naval Ravikant(11:15) Some of Naval’s principles that resonate most with Eric(16:46) Why was it so important for Eric to write his book?(19:14) How did Eric approach Naval and actually get access to him?(21:31) Eric shares his process for writing the book: digging into various resources (podcasts, articles, tweets) and arranging the information(24:10) Eric shares if he’s had experience as a writer before he wrote his book(28:07) About having creative control while writing the book(31:14) Eric shares Buddhism's influence on Naval’s and the knowledge that comes from Naval's own personal story(37:17) Eric discusses the book's primary principles that can be applied in life(42:19) Why combining different skills and stacking them makes you unique and valuable(51:55) Eric talks about financial freedom(01:01:38) About understanding the consequence of our actions(01:09:59) Learn about Naval’s principle of being authentically you in your relationships(01:12:52) How Naval is both Eastern and Western-minded(01:16:48) How the process of writing the book has affected Eric: how he’s developed, grown, or changed through doing all of the research

1 hr 29 min

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