Alan Trapulionis

Dec 29, 2021

6 min read

The Book That Changed My Perspective On… Pretty Much Everything

David Epstein, the author, at Web Summit 2014. Picture by Web Summit via Flickr

Imagine two people. Both of them are in college. Both are quite ambitious, perfectly capable and adequately good-looking. And yet, they live out their days quite differently.

Sarah is the typical go-getter. She is hyper-focussed on nailing her Finance degree. She is an ambassador of the “work hard, play hard” philosophy, as she is the last to leave both…