April 29

Chance plays a major role in business, and David Perell explains how to maximize serendipity as an independent professional in a freewheeling article. These are the highlights:

  • Build a serendipity vehicle (e.g. writing)
  • Be a connector
  • Prioritize your health
  • Zig and zag
  • Avoid boring people
  • The hotel bathroom principle
  • Find the fast flow
  • Ambient relationships
  • Twitter DM is a superpower
  • Go first
  • Ask for help
  • Networking events are over-rated
  • Don’t “Pick somebody’s brain”

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