Here’s Why All Your Projects Are Always Late — and What to Do About It

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It took $10 million and four months to freeze the ground to start building the tunnel that would become the Second Avenue Subway in New York. (Photo: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Season 7, Episode 39

Whether it’s a giant infrastructure plan or a humble kitchen renovation, it’ll inevitably take way too long and cost way too much. That’s because you suffer from “the planning fallacy.” (You also have an “optimism bias” and a bad case of overconfidence.) But don’t worry: we’ve got the solution.

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “Here’s Why All Your Projects Are Always Late — and What to Do About It,” and “The Invisible Paw.”

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