Podcast: Modern Wisdom
David Senra is a podcaster and a writer. Many of the most important insights you need to learn to improve your life have already been discovered in the past. Thankfully David spends all his time reading biographies of the greatest thinkers, founders, entrepreneurs and inventors from history and has... Show More
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David Senra is a podcaster and a writer.
Many of the most important insights you need to learn to improve your life have already been discovered in the past. Thankfully David spends all his time reading biographies of the greatest thinkers, founders, entrepreneurs and inventors from history and has synthesised those lessons so you can remember them too.
Expect to learn how Steve Jobs came to think about time, what Kobe Bryant believed about the dangers of success making you soft, how the Rockefellers created their fortune, why crossing the Vanderbilts may result in you being very dead, whether anyone with extreme success managed to master a work-life balance, why you have to start reading Paul Graham's work, David's most recommended books and much more...
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00:35 The Mental Athleticism of E-Sports
05:40 Studying How Paul Graham Thinks
11:40 The Hardest Workers of All-Time
21:08 Optimising for Optionality
26:37 Most Common Traits of High Performers
35:14 Are the People David Studied Generally Happier?
43:55 Do the Ends Justify the Means of Success?
1:00:35 The Most Ruthless Entrepreneurs
1:16:57 Founders’ Ability to Deal with Discomfort
1:34:51 How to Retain Important Information Better
1:44:25 David’s 3 Recommended Books
1:47:12 Where to Find David
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