Someday you will need a plumber – and there are some things you need to understand before you that emergency comes and in fact, there are a few things you should know that may prevent that emergency from coming or at least delay it.
Most people think they are good drivers. But are they really? It depends on your definition of what a good driver is. Tom Vanderbilt, author of the book Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do and What It Says About Us explores some of the problems and solutions that could all get us where we are going faster and safer.
Then, the “Illusion of Asymmetric Insight.” It’s a fancy term for how you think about other people and what you think – they think about you. When you listen, it’ll all make sense and you’ll understand why it is important.
Also, you’ve probably heard the statistic that about 40% of all food goes to waste. While we all have a part to play in fixing the problem, it turns out that government rules and regulations are actually a big part of the problem. Baylen Linnekin is a food policy lawyer, speaker and author of the book, Biting the Hands that Feed Us explains some of the rules about donating food, catching fish and growing your own food that cause us to waste food.
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RESOURCES FOR THIS EPISODE:
Source for story about plumbing: http://rd.com/home/improvement/13-things-your-plumber-wont-tell-you/
Amazon link for Tom Vanderbilt’s book, Traffic: http://amzn.to/2umxLAg
Amazon link for Baylen Linnekin’s book, Biting the Hands That Feed Us: http://amzn.to/2vLzJde
Source for story about The Illusion of Asymmetric Insight: David McRaney author of You Are Now Less Dumb