374 - Robert Greene: The Laws of Mastery: Know What You Want & How to Master It


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Five years ago I interviewed one of my all-time favorite authors and brilliant thinkers. Now, I’m bringing this interview about mastery back to the surface. Before you can master something, you have to know what that “something” is. We all want to master something. And live to our full potential. That’s why we ask ourselves questions like, “What’s my passion?” and “What do I love?” Robert Greene told me his theory: find your voice, connect with your likes and dislikes. He digs into these strategies but also talks about seduction, manipulation, regret, writing and why he thinks everybody has creative potential.

Links and Resources

48 Laws of Power” by Robert Greene

Mastery” by Robert Greene

Art of Seduction: An Indispensible Primer on the Ultimate Form of Power” by Robert Greene

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Y Combinator creator Paul Graham

Steve Jobs


Steve Jobs: A Biography by Walter Isaacson

Leonardo da Vinci quote: “Just as a well-filled day brings blessed sleep, so a well-employed life brings a blessed death.”

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