44 Bonus David’s Habits, Influences, and Life Lessons – David McDonough of Commonstock – Outlier Academy

David McDonough is Founder/CEO of Commonstock, a social platform that amplifies insights from top investors. In this bonus episode, David and Daniel discuss habits and tools, from nightly runs to the Eisenhower Matrix.
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September 27, 2021
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Before founding Commonstock, David McDonough spent six years in product strategy and ventures at Google.
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“My definition of success is impacting as many people as possible in the biggest way possible.” – David McDonough

David McDonough (@DavidMcDoughnut) is Founder/CEO of Commonstock, a platform that securely connects to multiple brokerage accounts to give a social aspect to investments and empower everyday investors. He previously worked at Google in product strategy and ventures, and was an Investment Analyst at Greenspring Associates

To hear David’s full interview, including how he launched Commonstock, click here.

For more, explore the transcript of this episode.


Chapters in this bonus interview:

  • How social investing has changed David’s own investment process
  • David’s daily habits and newsletter-reading
  • Productivity tools, including Todoist
  • David’s superpowers and struggles
  • Favorite failures and the definition of success

Links from this bonus episode

Books Recommended by David McDonough

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