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051: Out of Thin Air
November 18, 2019

The Uncommon Sense behind vodka made from 'thin air' and water (10-1/2 minutes). Show Page:

050: The Mother of All Demos
November 11, 2019

In This Episode: One person with Uncommon Sense can have a profound effect on the world. Wait until you hear the story of Doug Engelbart: he’s the visionary behind many of the technologies you use most every day. Tweet Jump to Transcript How to Subscribe

049: Mind Triggers
November 04, 2019

Here’s another tool in what I call the Thinking Toolbox: a way to learn how to think better, unlike most of the people in This is True’s stories. Or, if you’re already an accomplished thinker, a way to help others learn how to think better because trust m

048: A Competitive Advantage
October 28, 2019

We’ve been hearing about “diversity” in the workplace for years now, but many companies are doing something so radically different on the diversity front, it’s very surprising for a lot of people. Yet what it really comes down to is Uncommon Sense. https:

047: Standing in Line
October 14, 2019

How does a man use his years of experience working for IBM as they introduced computers to business, leverage that experience to invent a worldwide phenomenon that you have used many, many times? He uses Uncommon Sense. Show Page:

046: ‘An Ethic of Compassion’
October 07, 2019

It’s a conundrum in the business world, but this idea really is about living in general. And that is, how can businesses encourage their employees to be more productive, healthier, and provide better customer service? University researchers applied some U

045: Right Place, Right Time
September 30, 2019

Being in the right place at the right time helps, but it often takes Uncommon Sense to step back to consider the big picture. This is the story of how someone did that — and leveraged his luck to help millions (13 minutes). Show Page: https://thisistrue.c

044: The Rants Get Serious
September 23, 2019

Do you want to know what TRUE is really about? Then listen to this one if you can — don’t read the transcript. You’ll hear the true passion behind one of my written rants, because now it’s literally in my voice. If you don’t have a podcast player, you can

043: The $100 Education
September 09, 2019

Warren Buffett says the biggest impact on his massive success was one particular class he took. But it wasn’t part of his college or graduate school education. I’ll tell you what it is, for free. Show Page:

042: Pushing the Uncommon Sense Envelope
September 02, 2019

Uncommon Sense facilitates some pretty out-of-the-box thinking that not only improves the thinker’s life, but sometimes improves or even saves countless other lives. Doug Lindsay’s story pushed the envelope pretty far — there really is no limit to Uncommo