#10 Fix It Shorts: What We Learned in Our First 100 episodes
From how to switch careers to the search for meaning and the importance of speaking to strangers, our guests have proposed many smart, practical solutions. And they've also challenged conventional wisdom.
Our podcast invites listeners to get into their discomfort zone as a way of being more receptive to change.
Jim starts this show revealing what he learned from David McRaney, host of "You Are Not So Smart," - a podcast about psychology. David told us about our deep attachment to confirmation bias - where most of us try to confirm our views, rather than challenging ourselves with an opposing hypothesis.
As someone who admits he knows little about science, Richard says he has learned about the scientific method from several guests, including Ainissa Ramirez and Michael Shermer. In the lab, scientists routinely test and try to disprove a theory before they embrace it as fact.
Some Fix It episodes were ahead of the...