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This is a collection of resources that are in the replies to David Perell's tweet: "Name one idea that changed your life". Here is a list of ideas and related r...

This is a collection of resources that are in the replies to David Perell's tweet: "Name one idea that changed your life".

Here is a list of ideas and related resources (with the people who mentioned them):

Idea: "Complex things are not made, they are grown"
Book: The Process of Creating Life by Christopher Alexander
Mentioned by @mathieuhelie

Idea: "True Fans"
Article: 1000 true fans by Kevin Kelly
Mentioned by @DrewCoffman

Idea: "Inversion"
Article: The Power of Anti-Goals by Andrew Wilkinson
Mentioned by @david_perell

Idea: "Optimism"
Article: Peter Thiel's Religion by David Perell
Mentioned by @SalomnA

Idea: "Finite vs Infinite Games"
Book: Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility by James P. Carse
Mentioned by @divergent_ideas

Idea: "Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it… Once you learn that, you'll never be the same again."
Documentary: Steve Jobs: Secrets of Life
Mentioned by @zachagallagher

Idea: "Consistent 1% improvement is extremely powerful"
Article: Marginal Gains: This Coach Improved Every Tiny Thing by 1 Percent by James Clear
Mentioned by @seyitaylor

Idea: "Seneca’s Barbell attitude to risk-taking"
Book: Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Mentioned by @dvassallo

Idea: "Pain + Reflection = Progress."
Book: Principles by Ray Dalio
Mentioned by @JamesSkon

Idea: "Shadow powers"
Article: 10,000 Hours with Reid Hoffman: What I Learned by Ben Casnocha
Mentioned by @sidharthajha

Idea: "Work doesn't have to necessarily feel like playing to be pleasurable"
Article: How to Do What You Love by Paul Graham
Mentioned by @angelgomeztw

Idea: "Not everyone has the same talents or can provide the same value, but that doesn't mean you have to stick with mediocrity"
Article: The Parable of the Talents
Mentioned by @angelgomeztw

Idea: "Compounding"
Article: How to be Successful by Sam Altman
Mentioned by @angelgomeztw

Idea: "Time blindness"
Video: Essential Ideas for Parents by Russell Barkley
Mentioned by @tjrwriting

Idea: "Manufacturing Consent"
Documentary: Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media – Feature, Documentary
Mentioned by @dataproductjobs

Idea: “What other lies have I been told?”
Book: Basic Economics by Thomas Sowell
Mentioned by @bitsee2

Idea: "'The most damaging thing you learned in school wasn't something you learned in any specific class. It was learning to get good grades.'"
Article: The Lesson to Unlearn
Mentioned by @Gautham_rdy

Idea: "You should build a podcast."
Article: The Podcast Fellowship (a summer program)
Mentioned by @DavidNebinski

Idea: "Makers Schedule VS. Manager's Schedule"
Article: Makers Schedule, Manager's Schedule by Paul Graham
Mentioned by @nikhiljoisr

Idea: "Markets, competition and the infinite ways to invent new products."
Article: How to Make Wealth by Paul Graham
Mentioned by @thisiskp_

Idea: "Sharing ideas, knowledge, and experiences"
Article: "Obvious to you, Amazing to others." by Derek Sivers
Mentioned by @kerolfalah

Idea: “Learn to Sell, learn to build, if you can do both, you’ll be unstoppable”
Tweetstorm: How to Get Rich (without getting lucky) by Naval
Mentioned by @SebasReyesR

Idea: "Give people value, not potential. I read this in college 8 years ago. I remember it still today."
Mentioned by @G_Langenderfer

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