628: How to Stay Challenged and Grow Your Career with Daniel Scrivner


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Daniel Scriver shares insights on how to develop your career from his experience as a college dropout turned designer turned CEO.


1) How to develop new skills through self-teaching

2) Why Daniel left a dream job at Apple

3) Why you should always seek discomfort

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Daniel Scrivner is the CEO of Flow. Previously he was the Head of Design at Digit and Square. He's worked for some of the most respected brands in the world including Apple, Nike, Disney, and Target.

Daniel advises world-class teams at companies like LendingHome, Empower, TrustToken, Designer Fund, and Notation Capital. He’s an early-stage investor in businesses like Superhuman, MixMax, Notion, Good Eggs, Burrow, Madison Reed, Stance, Almanac Brewing, and many more. And he's been invited to speak at some of the world's most prestigious organizations including Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z), General Assembly, Techstars, Designer Fund, and 500 Startups.

• Daniel’s website: DanielScrivner.com

• Daniel’s Twitter: @DanielScrivner

• Daniel’s LinkedIn: Daniel Scrivner

• Daniel’s podcast: Outliers with Daniel Scrivner

• Daniel’s company: GetFlow.com


• Product: Neumann U 87

• Software: Superhuman

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