58 minutes | Sep 26, 2019

256: Malcolm Gladwell | What We Should Know about Talking to Strangers

Malcolm Gladwell has written bestsellers that are probably on your shelf right now, including The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw. His latest book is Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know.

What We Discuss with Malcolm Gladwell:
  • Why, if we don't know how to talk to strangers, we invite conflict and misunderstanding in ways that have a profound effect on our lives and our world.
  • Why the information we gather from face-to-face human interaction isn't as uniquely valuable as we think it is.
  • Why television makes us worse at reading other people.
  • Why we think we can tell if someone is lying, guilty, or deceptive -- and why we're almost always wrong.
  • What determines the direction of Malcolm's projects, and how he researches and organizes the massive amount of information that goes into them.
  • And much more...

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