Should We Just Ignore Our Weaknesses? (NSQ Ep. 61)

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Relevant Research & References

Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode:


  • Martin Seligman, professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Chris Peterson (deceased), professor of psychology and organizational studies at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • David Ricardo (deceased), political economist.
  • Usain Bolt, record-breaking sprinter.
  • Anders Ericsson (deceased), professor of psychology at at Florida State University.
  • Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist.
  • Miles Davis (deceased), jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.
  • Thelonious Monk (deceased), jazz pianist and composer.
  • George Benson, jazz guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
  • Keith Jarrett, jazz pianist and composer.
  • Paul Silvia, professor of social psychology at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.