On this Episode of RareErth Podcast, Manoj sat down with Preethi Kasireddy.
Preethi Kasireddy who was the Founder & CEO of TruStory. She was previously a partner at Andreessen Horowitz , an investment banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs, and a software engineer at Coinbase. From studying industrial engineering to becoming a CEO, Preethi’s career path has been a fascinating one. Preethi is also a well-known figure in the world of Blockchain and Crypto economics.
When she’s not immersed in  Cryptocurrencies, Functional Programming, or giving back to the tech community through her writing and teaching you can find her sharing her excitements on fitness and food on Instagram. Preethi writes on a wide range of topics at her website, preethikasireddy.com She has also participated in a few events like Open Source Summit North America 2018, Slush 2018, and EDCON.
In this conversation Preethi talks about her brand new online course ‘A Step-by-Step Introduction to Cryptocurrency’ which is free and accessible to anyone who sign’s up. She also runs a private community on ‘Discord’ where members can have direct access to her and can discuss many topics including the future of technology, finance and cryptocurrency.
She elucidates why her writing is mostly from a beginner’s point of view. On quoting, “Go deep into one thing, than shallow into five things”, She explains How to build trust and fight information asymmetry when the internet is flooded with infinite options. She shares her wisdom on how to train our minds to perceive a particular topic we choose to learn.
She discusses the importance of health and fitness and gives three specific advices for today’s youth. She strongly believes Discipline is much more important than intelligence and how she turned this into an advantage in her company. Ending the conversation by mentioning a few books she is currently reading and the biggest takeaways from the past year.
Tune in to know and learn from one of the Rare Autodidact .
Show Notes: www.rareerth.com

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