This is True

This is True


Latest Episodes

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: https://thisistrue.com/podcast43

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

041: What is Thinking?
August 26, 2019

The question is harder to answer than you ...think! But really, what IS thinking? Plus, if you use the "Dunning-Kruger Effect" to judge other peoples' thinking, you're doing it wrong — says Dr. Dunning. Show Page: https://thisistrue.com/podcast41

040: Undaunted
August 19, 2019

Can anything be done to stem the decline in bookstores from Amazon's relentless domination? Yes: Uncommon Sense is already reversing the trend, and in a surprising way. Show Page: https://thisistrue.com/podcast40

039: Failure is Not Optional
August 05, 2019

Humans don’t like to fail. Sure, sometimes failure has catastrophic results, so surgeons work hard to ensure their operations are successful. But when we don’t allow ourselves, or our children, or our employees to fail, they can’t reach their full potenti

038: The Giant Leap for Mankind
July 21, 2019

If you think it maybe took an extraordinary amount of Uncommon Sense to get to the moon, you’re right, and this episode talks about some of the details that you may not have heard about before.

037: You Were Never Created to Fit In
July 15, 2019

Uncommon Sense can be found in very unusual places. In this story, a janitor at one of the plants at a multinational corporation had the cojones to call the CEO with an idea. And the CEO was smart enough to listen.

036: The Stakes are High
June 24, 2019

In This Episode: In This is True, I rail about obliviocy, using real people and their stories as examples. Uncommon Sense talks about the opposite: the cure for obliviocy …using real people and their stories as examples. The two sides are actually a

035: To Boldly Go
June 17, 2019

In This Episode: To Boldly Go? No, this isn’t about Star Trek, but rather something even better: real life. This is the story of a 9-year-old with Uncommon Sense who was inspired to reach for the stars — and years later inspired a bunch of other kids grow

034: I Have a Scenario For You
June 10, 2019

In This Episode a reader tells how she was inspired to change her life. And that leads to a powerful thinking tool: running scenarios can save your life. I’ll show you how, and tell the story of how they probably saved my life. Show Page: https://thisistr