Aug. 25, 2021

#45 Dan Frommer of The New Consumer: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More | 20 Minute Playbook

#45 Dan Frommer of The New Consumer: My Favorite Books, Tools, Habits, and More | 20 Minute Playbook

In Episode #45, we deconstruct Dan Frommer's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on his life. Dan is the Founder and Editor in Chief of The New Consumer. We cover creative serendipity, the Remarkable tablet, and learning from chefs.


In Episode #45, we deconstruct Dan Frommer's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on his life. Dan is the Founder and Editor in Chief of The New Consumer. We cover creative serendipity, the Remarkable tablet, and learning from chefs.

“I think I do my best work when I can really see whatever passion or expertise someone has in their creative field. That really inspires me to do things as well as I can.” – Dan Frommer 

EPISODE GUIDE (LINKS, QUOTES, NOTES, AND BOOKS MENTIONED)

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/dan-frommer2-outlier-academy-show-notes 

FULL TEXT TRANSCRIPT

https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/dan-frommer-outlier-academy-transcript 

CHAPTERS

In this episode, we deconstruct Dan Frommer's peak performance playbook—from his favorite book to the tiny habit that's had the biggest impact on his life. In it we cover:

  • 00:00:00 – Introduction
  • 00:00:38 – Daily habits and creative serendipity
  • 00:04:06 – The Remarkable tablet as a tool for focus
  • 00:07:19 – Seeing the bigger picture and dealing with self-criticism in writing
  • 00:12:11 – Learning from John Gruber, Anthony Bourdain, and David Chang
  • 00:14:45 – Learning on Twitter and in articles under 700 words
  • 00:18:55 – Success is about how you spend your time


ABOUT DAN FROMMER

Dan Frommer is Founder and Editor in Chief of The New Consumer, a publication about how and why people spend their money. Dan has written for Forbes, The Atlantic, and Recode from Vox Media, and he helped create Business Insider as its second team member. Dan’s Consumer Trends Report in collaboration with Coefficient Capital is a fascinating look into recent spending trends. 

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