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Discover your competitive advantage.

Don't wait for life to happen to you. Join Career Hyperdrive to supercharge your growth and take control of your career trajectory.

David Elikwu


David Elikwu

Founder of The Knowledge

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Job security isn't about how hard it is to lose your job - job security is a measure of how easy it is to get your next one!

Join us to gain clarity on your objectives, build a recession-proof competitive advantage, and cut through obstacles like a hot knife through butter

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Who is this course for


You’re under-estimated and know you’re capable of more.


You’re in a rut, going through the motions, and want to build a career you can be proud of.


You're ambitious, restless, and need a blueprint that will 10x your trajectory.

How you'll use your new powers

Make your salary jump

You will know how to sell yourself and your ideas. You will build a narrative around your skills, negotiate like a pro, and finally be paid what you're worth, and more!

Level-up with ease

You will be confident enough to tackle, break down and communicate complex ideas. You'll adapt and improve your problem-solving ability in a way that makes your value undeniable.

Break into a new industry

You'll know the secrets behind rapid learning, be able to upskill in advance and create the leverage you need to transition into any field.

Build an anti-fragile career

You'll have a strong internal compass, become a magnet for opportunities, and have a robust framework for making great decisions in difficult moments.

Meet your instructor

David Elikwu
David Elikwu

David started his career early. At 18 he was working on marketing campaigns for companies like Amazon, Krispy Kreme, and Credit Suisse.

After spending time at Google and at a law firm in Shanghai, he transitioned to consulting, bringing on 4 Tier-1 clients in 6 months before being offered a 'dream job' working on billion dollar deals in Corporate Law.

David took up photography in his spare time, was shooting New York and London Fashion Weeks within 2 years, and turned his hobby into a brand strategy consulting practice.

After half a decade in Corporate Law, David began consulting for startups before joining one full time as Chief of Staff. He now works in Product Strategy and Operations.

Along the way, David built a few businesses including a community of 2000+ millennial travellers, a cognitive compass at, and a sustainable drinks brand selling biodynamic wine and African coffee.

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During this course, you will make the leap from 'going with the flow' to actively crafting your journey. And you’ll join a community of ambitious peers who will hold you accountable for betting on yourself.

Course syllabus

Course syllabus
Identity design

3 units - two live and one pre-recorded

  • Frameworks for learning
  • Understanding your drivers
  • Building a snowball
Career design

4 units - three live and one pre-recorded.

  • Your career thesis
  • Learning to navigate
  • Career craft 101
  • Your bridge to the future
Critical thinking

4 units - all live.

  • Cognitive biases
  • Heuristics and shortcuts
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Decision making 101
Competitive advantage

3 units - all live.

  • Your public profile
  • Your personal monopoly
  • Building a career moat

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts
Active learning, not passive watching

This course focuses on live workshops and hands-on projects

An immersive experience

You’ll be learning in public through breakout rooms and an engaged community. There will also be office hours and guest lectures

Learn with a cohort of peers

Surround yourself with like-minded people who want to grow alongside you

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