Welcome to Part 2 of my interview with the inimitable Rory Sutherland. Rory is the Global Vice-Chairman of renowned ad agency Ogilvy, has a brain the size of a football and talks BS like the best of them.
For those of you who listened to Part 1 of my interview with Rory, you'll remember that we paused with my question about Rory's own susceptibility to decision making biases. We pick up immediately with his answer to that question.
In this episode, we discuss:
Kahneman and susceptibility to decision making biases
Solving cryptic puzzles
The difference between music that's listenable to and endlessly re-listenable to and
Deciding how to move house
Books referenced in the podcast
Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed, by James C. Scott
The Choice Factory, by Richard Shotton
The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett
The Social Instinct: How Cooperation Shaped the World, by Nicola Raihani
Coming next week
Part 2 of my interview with Rory’s great friend, my new friend, the charming and eloquent Paul Craven. If you missed the teachings of Paul last week, pick it up here.
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