Thought Stack: Design Principles, Mental Models, & Cognitive Biases
By Jon Stenstrom | Stacking Thoughts by Reading and Doing
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We're on the quest to uncover the world's greatest thoughts. By collecting ideas from a wide range of disciplines, we're piecing together the framework each person should develop to live a curious and exciting life. We don't stop there. Without doing, thoughts are worthless. We share with you exciting new hobbies and adventures to inspire you to challenge yourself to tackle new things. Over time these thoughts and activities stack on top of each other, creating a stronger you and a better community. Join us in becoming a Thought Stacker.
||ExplicitTS 34: An Underutilized Super Power||Find out why The Rock thinks consistency leads to success.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 33: Why You CAN Compare Apples and Oranges||How a NASA scientist proved you can!||4/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTS 32: 5 Ways to Increase Empathy for Better Accessible Design||Designing for Accessibility requires you to think about how others live.||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTS 31: Thought Stack Is Now on YouTube||New YouTube channel has launched!||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 30: The 80/20 to Not Killing Yourself Too Early||80/20 Principle (Pareto Principle) - Thought Stack Vlog 01||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTS 28: Lessons in Creativity From an Underappreciated Genius||Interview with Jimmy Soni, author of A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 27: How a Little Anarchy Can Revitalize Our Society||Interview with Mark Lakeman - Learn the secrets Portland Oregon is implementing to revitalize their community.||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTS 26: The Bible for Creating Intelligent Machines||Interview with AI expert Dr. Shalini Ananda on how to build AI platforms.||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTS 25: Level 9000 Personal Growth Hacking||If you’re a marketer and a self-improvement junkie, this one’s for you.||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTS 24: Why Being #2 Might Be Better Than Being #1||Author Scott Hartley discusses why the liberal arts will rule the digital world.||7/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 23: The Wolf of Fitness - Depression, Jail, and Books||Interview with Kane Sumabat||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTS 22: Asymmetric Information - Winning The War of Knowledge||Information asymmetry describes a situation where two parties have different quantities or qualities of information.||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 21: How To Lie With Statistics||Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics.||6/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTS 20: When "Good Enough" Is Better Than Perfect||We Have Too Many Options for Unimportant Things||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTS 19: Lessons On Reading and Writing From Mr. 500 Books||You shouldn’t be afraid to read books that scare you.||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 18: People Aren't Out To Get You...They're Just Dumb||“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.” Mental Model: Hanlon's Razor.||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 17: Liberate Yourself Using Systems||Systems are the planned out actions you’re going to perform consistently in order to achieve your goal||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 16: Winning Is an Emotional Game||Win without improving your fundamental skills through emotional resilience.||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTS 15: Why We All Need To Be More Curious||A life devoid of curiosity is boring.||5/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 14: Do You Believe All Life Is One?||Pattern Breaker on A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson.||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 13: Do We Believe Only What We Want to Believe?||Why we only believe what we want to believe. The Earth Is Flat. Today's Mental Monday we're covering Confirmation Bias.||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 12: Crush Your Self-Doubt With Discipline||You have one job in this world, fight The Resistance.||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 11: If You Were the Last Person on Earth...How Would You Spend Your Time?||This episode is not a podcast, but more of an active meditation. Your moment of zen in this crazy world.||5/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 10: Want to Solve Any Problem? Be More Like “Opposite Costanza”||Invert, always invert! Learn the brilliance of "Opposite Costanza" for solving your toughest problems.||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 9: Your Views Might Be Ruining Your Life||If you're not in control of your thoughts and emotions, someone else will control them for you.||5/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 8: The Best Way To Get Revenge On Anyone||Our first Thought-Full Thursday where I ask you a few questions and give you time to ponder them. Let this be your moment of zen.||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 7: Greatly Improve Your Life Using the Least Amount of Effort||Use the Pareto Principle to focus on what really matters and forget the rest.||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 6: Why Constant Distractions Will Leave You Unemployable...And What To Do About It||The ability to focus for long periods of time will be vital for your career.||5/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 5: When Is It OK Not to Say Something?||Mental Monday - Say / Do Something Syndrome||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 4: Friendship is Making Others Feel Important||Actionable Book Short - How to Win Friends and Influence People||4/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 3: Why Are We Doomed to Repeat History?||Actionable Book Short - The Lessons of History||4/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 2: Hello Big Brother||Actionable Book Short - 1984||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTS 1: How to Protect Yourself from Fake News and Alternative Facts||Actionable Book Short of Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Jon's done a lot to promote me to read more and deeper. I was already a reader, but his book shorts have helped me immensely to take action on what I've read. Highly recommend.
great way to improve your basic thinking!
jon does a great job breaking down key concepts we dont get around to discussing enoug in everyday life in a simple, esay to relate to manner. good stuff!
gets me thinking