Episode 1: The Fox and the Hedgehog – To Generalize or Focus

In this episode, Phil and Steve discuss different approaches to life, success, and happiness by introducing the idea first coined by Isaiah Berlin. They go through various perspectives, including NPR’s the Hidden Brain and Tim Ferriss’ reasons to be a generalist.



  • Phil misspoke – he didn’t graduate (2011) at the height of the recession (2007-2008); 
  • Steve was incorrect about Generalists – There is no official title called a “generalist” and that is not where the term “General” comes from;

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