026: Renata Salecl – The Tyranny of Choice

026: Renata Salecl – The Tyranny of Choice

Is it possible to make an ideal choice? About which job you take next? About the person you marry? About the coffeemaker you’re researching on Amazon right now? In this mini-episode, I chat with Renata Salecl, a Slovenian philosopher, sociologist, and author of the...
017: Bill Duggan – You Can’t Rush Aha Moments

017: Bill Duggan – You Can’t Rush Aha Moments

What are the mechanics of an aha moment? Can true insight unfold if we’re always rushing from one meeting to the next? One email to the next? In this mini-episode, I chat with Bill Duggan, a professor and researcher of intuition at Columbia Business School, who shares...
007: Scott Belsky – Quick Decisions vs Wise Decisions

007: Scott Belsky – Quick Decisions vs Wise Decisions

There’s one area of life where most of us are uniquely good at going slow—decision-making. Or as this week’s guest, Scott Belsky, puts it: “The most common decision we make is not to make a decision.” For those unfamiliar with his work, Scott is an investor and an...