In this episode of the, It’s Not What It Seems podcast, my brother Darron interviews me about my new book, The Gap: The Little Space Between What You Know and Don’t Know. This episode is the first of two from our conversation and you’ll get a foundational understanding of what the book is all about. In the part two, which will come out closer to the book’s release on June 11, 2019, we’ll dive deeper into the specific concepts inside The Gap.
Here’s a little more about the book:
Meet the Gap: the little space between what you know and don’t know. It's the thing sitting between you and what you want; it’s a small thing that amounts to everything.
Are you stuck in your career, relationship, education, or business? Maybe you’re frozen by the same old habits and opinions or trapped in the story you’ve been telling yourself for the last 20, 30, or 50 years? That’s okay. It’s normal. We only know what we know. We’re all stuck on something.
In a world overflowing with competing information, knowing who to turn to, what to watch out for, and what to focus on has never been more difficult. The Gap will help you turn obstacles into opportunities by identifying hidden forces and blind spots that prevent you from achieving your goals. Drawing on real-world examples, Douglas Vigliotti empowers readers with thought-provoking questions and simple strategies to cut through the noise of the information age, challenging you to look at the world from a whole new perspective.
In our conversation, we’ll discuss:
What is “The Gap”? (7:17)
Why did I write The Gap? (12:33)
How did I go from my first book, which was completely different, to this book? (17:17)
What to expect from reading The Gap? (31:02)
LINKS & RESOURCES
More about The Gap: http://douglasvigliotti.com/TheGap
My article that talks about the “race to the bottom”: http://bit.ly/LemmingMyth
My article that talks about “counterforce”: http://bit.ly/TheOutcomeFallacy
My interview with Tyler Cowen: http://bit.ly/INWISTylerCowen
My article on the ways we project our perspectives on the world: http://bit.ly/OneBadHabit
Elon Musk on First Principles: http://bit.ly/ElonMuskFirstPrinciples
Read Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay, “Self-Reliance”: http://bit.ly/SelfRelianceRWE
BOOKS FROM EPISODE
The Complacent Class by Tyler Cowen: http://bit.ly/ComplacentClass
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