I didn’t feel there was much here, he’s mostly commenting on other books and giving a textbook demonstration of narrative fallacy and confirmation bias.
There are two kinds of knowledge:
“If you haven’t noticed already, this is a silly system. It’s silly for a very simple reason. For most fields you’d want to enter— aside from, say, research science— beyond basic levels of academic intelligence, developing additional academic intelligence will have virtually no impact on your life prospects and success. Developing your practical intelligence will have far more impact on the quality and success of your life.”
The old school method of job progression is dead for two reasons:
Instead of “getting a job” you want to design a life where you’re doing what you enjoy and earning a living. There are 4 steps:
Two powerful questions for making connections and providing value to people:
You’re not “above” learning to sell, everyone needs to sell to some degree, and you need to get over your aversion to it.
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