” We’re all biased, right, in many different ways – politically, religiously, ideologically, the way our family raised us – and that’s fine. Nobody wants to live in a world where everybody thinks exactly the same. The key, though, is to try to figure out where your biases are holding you back from solving problems. “


” Set aside a half hour or an hour to rethink the way you make decisions, the habits you have, the biases you may have. And if you think of things, if you come with a little bit of a blank slate and be willing to acknowledge what you don’t know, and you’d be willing to think like a child, I think it’ll help not only individuals but society at large. “


” What would you rather do? Fix a small problem well or answer a small problem well or flail around at the big ones and pay a lot of lip service? “


” Of all the things that the digital revolution has produced, once of the coolest, simplest ones is you can now contact people who write books that you read. You used to have to write a letter to the publisher and hope they passed it along, which they never did. “


” Think small. Don’t pretend you know the answers. Experiment, get feedback. These are all the premises of ‘Think Like a Freak,’ really. “


” The things you think that really change your life a lot, don’t. “



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Set aside a half hour or an hour to rethink the way you make decisions, the habits you have, the biases you may have. And if you think of things, if you come with a little bit of a blank slate and be willing to acknowledge what you don
What would you rather do? Fix a small problem well or answer a small problem well or flail around at the big ones and pay a lot of lip service?
Of all the things that the digital revolution has produced, once of the coolest, simplest ones is you can now contact people who write books that you read. You used to have to write a letter to the publisher and hope they passed it along, which they never did.
Think small. Don
The things you think that really change your life a lot, don

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