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46: Make Things that Matter with Rob Fitzpatrick

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David speaks with Rob Fitzpatrick, a well-storied entrepreneur, and writer. Author of three books, including The Mom Test and Write Useful Books, both of which are among the most universally recommended books for early founders and non-fiction writers. We talked about his journey getting into YC in 2007, trying to build this business, pivoting mid-interview, and building a business that ultimately failed. He also talks about how he rose from the ashes and tried a bunch of different things. And eventually built an agency that was making about a million dollars a year, and then the journey to the place where he is now, where he is taking a much slower and more deliberate approach, both to building businesses and also to writing. 📜 Full 📹 Watch on YouTube 👤 Connect with Rob Fitzpatrick:Twitter: @robfitz | Books: The Mom Test | ; Write Useful Books | Website: YouTube: 🗣 Mentioned in the show:Hacker News | Y Combinator | Seed Camp Week | Sunk Cost Fallacy | | Annie Duke | Thinking in Bets | Angela Duckworth | Grit | Workshop Survival Guide | Alice Bentinck | Why we use Edge to generate ideas | Web 3.0 | Leonarda DaVinci | Enlightenment | David Kadavy | Brennan Dunn | 👨🏾‍💻 About David Elikwu:David Elikwu FRSA is a serial entrepreneur, strategist and writer. David is the founder of The Knowledge, a platform helping people think deeper and work smarter. Twitter: @Delikwu / @itstheknowledge Newsletter: Website:, Podcast: 🚀 Career HyperdriveCareer Hyperdrive is a live, cohort-based course that helps people find their competitive advantage, gain clarity around their goals and build a future-proof set of mental frameworks so they can live an extraordinary life doing work they love. During this course, you will make the leap from 'going with the flow' to actively crafting your journey. And you’ll join a community of ambitious peers who will hold you accountable for betting on yourself. 🧭 The KnowledgeOn The Knowledge Podcast you’ll hear from the best and brightest minds in business, entrepreneurship, and beyond. Hosted by writer and entrepreneur David Elikwu, each episode features in-depth interviews with makers, thinkers, and innovators from a variety of backgrounds. The Knowledge is a weekly newsletter for people who want to get more out of life. It's full of insights from psychology, philosophy, productivity and business, all designed to help you think deeper and work smarter. Website: Podcast: Support this podcast at —

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