57: Rigorous Thinking and Online Education with Wes Kao
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David speaks with Wes Kao, Co-founder of Maven, which is a platform for live cohort-based courses.

Wes Kao is a renowned entrepreneur, strategist, and educator known for her expertise in online learning, content creation, and digital marketing.

They talked about:

  • Refining a spiky point of view in a noisy online world
  • Balancing certainty and ambiguity in your writing.
  • What Wes learned co-founding the Alt-MBA with Seth Godin
  • How online learning could change the education industry forever

๐Ÿ“œFull transcript:

http://www.theknowledge.io/weskao/

๐Ÿ“น Watch on Youtube

https://youtu.be/-i8MHu0aVTs

๐Ÿ‘ค Connect with Wes:

Twitter: @wes_kao

Website: Maven.com

๐Ÿ—ฃ Mentioned in the show:

Seth Godin | https://seths.blog/

Spiky point of view | https://www.weskao.com/blog/spiky-point-of-view-lets-get-a-little-controversial

Rick Rubin | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Rubin

Nilay Patel | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nilay_Patel

Decoder | https://www.theverge.com/decoder-podcast-with-nilay-patel

GAP Inc. | https://www.gapinc.com/

altMBA | https://altmba.com/

Marie Forleo B School | https://marieforleobschool.com/

Ogilvy | https://www.ogilvy.com/

Steve Job | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs

Pablo Picasso | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pablo_Picasso

Sam Parr | https://twitter.com/thesamparr

Gagan Biyani | https://twitter.com/gaganbiyani

Substack | https://substack.com/

Jeff Bezos | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Bezos

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