590 - How to THINK like an Innovator with Matt Ridley

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I promise this episode will make you smarter. I've wanted Matt Ridely on the podcast my whole life. He's a major influence on my brain. Every time I read his books, I physically feel my IQ increase. His new book is “How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom." And I'm already on my third read of it. Here's a break down of what we talk about:

  • How to think like an innovator
  • Why you don't need pre-approved credentials to have an attention-worthy point of view
  • How to develop evidence that backs your outlook in life
  • How to overcome credentials bias
  • How to overcome confirmation bias
  • How to measure if your point of view and create new arguments
  • The difference between scientists and innovators
  • Who's qualified to predict the future and who ISN'T

And more that will help you think critically, strategically and innovatively


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