Leonard Mlodinow: People Aren’t As Rational As We Think

We’ve all been told that thinking rationally is the key to success. But at the cutting edge of science, researchers are discovering that feeling is every bit as important as thinking. All of us make hundreds of decisions every day — including what to eat for breakfast...

Oliver Burkeman:Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management For Mortals

Most books about time management are written as guides to creating the perfect schedule or productivity method for cranking through as many items on our to-do list as we possibly can. Even when those methods work, they somehow still leave us feeling stressed &...

Roger Martin: It’s Time For Leaders To Embrace A New Way Of Thinking

Named by Forbes Magazine as one of "10 Must-Read Career & Leadership Books For 2022," Roger Martin’s A New Way To Think: Your Guide To Superior Management informs us that our collective leadership thinking must stop centering around the organization & begin...

Becca Levy: It’s Our View Of Aging That’s What’s Really Old

The country where people live the longest is Japan where they’ve long had a rich tradition of respecting and honoring older people. In America, & throughout the West, we have especially negative views on aging, & almost treat getting older as being shameful....

Marshall Goldsmith: A Coaching Legend’s Wisdom For Living A Fulfilling Life

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is routinely ranked as one of the top executive coaches in the world – & the Thinkers50 organization named him the #1 leadership thinker in the world – twice. A former Professor of Management Practice at the Dartmouth Tuck School of...

Ranjay Gulati: Why Purpose Is The Heart And Soul Of High Performance Teams

Few business topics arouse more skepticism than the notion of corporate purpose – & for good reason. Too many companies have deployed purpose as a promotional vehicle to make themselves feel virtuous & look good to the outside world. The insincerity behind...

Marcus Buckingham: Why Love And Work Are Inextricable

For over twenty-five years, Marcus Buckingham has been one of the world's leading researchers on human performance, especially in our workplaces. He is the New York Times bestselling author or co-author of ten books, including the business classic, “First, Break All...

Daniel Pink: The Surprising Power Of Regret

“Regrets, I’ve had a few. But then again, too few to mention.” These famous lyrics from Frank Sinatra’s classic song, “My Way,” assert the idea that it's very easy to recover & move on from the bad choices we make in life. But in 2020, Daniel Pink launched the...

Zoe Chance: How To Make Influence Your Superpower

A lot of us would like to become more influential because – all boiled down – influence is the ability to create change, direct resources & move hearts & minds. But when we think about the tactics we’ve seen other people use to influence people, we use words...

Debbie Millman: Wisdom From The World’s Most Creative People

There are many disciplines outside of workplace management that can elevate our leadership effectiveness, & tapping into the experiences & insights of highly creative & accomplished people is one great way of skinning that cat. This is especially true when...
Daniel Pink: The Surprising Power Of Regret

Daniel Pink: The Surprising Power Of Regret

“Regrets, I’ve had a few. But then again, too few to mention.” These famous lyrics from Frank Sinatra’s classic song, “My Way,” assert the idea that it's very easy to recover & move on from the...

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Ethan Kross: How To Tame Your Inner Critic

Ethan Kross: How To Tame Your Inner Critic

Do you have a voice in your head that operates like an inner critic & saboteur – one that undermines your success by calling you a loser or a failure, one that insists you’ll never be any good...

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Jim Loehr: Why Character Is Destiny

Jim Loehr: Why Character Is Destiny

Dr. Jim Loehr is the co-founder of Johnson & Johnson’s Human Performance institute & the author of 16 books. He’s a performance coach to some of the world’s greatest athletes including...

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David Rubenstein: “How To Lead”

David Rubenstein: “How To Lead”

As co-executive Chairman of the Carlyle Group, one of the world’s most successful private equity firms – & host of his eponymous podcast on Bloomberg – David Rubenstein has had unparalleled...

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Frances Frei: How To Build And Rebuild Trust

Frances Frei: How To Build And Rebuild Trust

In 2017, ride-sharing innovator, UBER was in serious trouble. The company was facing a lawsuit from drivers that alleged the firm had cheated them of pay. Various media reports described UBER as...

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Kim Scott: Leading With Radical Candor

Kim Scott: Leading With Radical Candor

We musn’t fool ourselves into believing that the majority of the world’s workplace managers have bought into the idea that caring deeply about people is essential to leadership success. Metrics on...

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Ashley Goodall: Nine Lies About Work

Ashley Goodall: Nine Lies About Work

In their new best-selling book, “Nine Lies About Work,” co-authors Marcus Buckingham (“First Break All The Rules”) & Cisco’s Director of Leadership, Ashley Goodall prove that many of the basic...

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Liz Fosslien: The Future Is Emotional

Liz Fosslien: The Future Is Emotional

There’s a longstanding taboo against displaying emotions in the workplace – and it’s based on the idea that we make our best business decisions when we keep feelings and intuition out of the mix....

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Daniel Coyle: Cracking “The Culture Code”

Daniel Coyle: Cracking “The Culture Code”

Podcast 005: Daniel Coyle New York Times bestselling author, Daniel Coyle spent the past four years researching the cultures at eight of the world’s most successful organizations — including the...

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Garry Ridge: The CEO Most Of Us Wish We Had

Garry Ridge: The CEO Most Of Us Wish We Had

Podcast 004: Garry Ridge For the past 20 years, Garry Ridge has been CEO of the WD-40 Company, and he’s built one of the most inspiring workplace cultures on the planet. INC. Magazine named him one...

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Tom Peters: A Leadership Legend In Rare Form

Tom Peters: A Leadership Legend In Rare Form

Podcast 003: Tom Peters Legendary leadership author, Tom Peters could easily be reclining on a New England beach these days. But he’s by no means the retiring type. Instead, he just published his...

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Jim Kouzes: A Leadership Giant!

Jim Kouzes: A Leadership Giant!

Podcast 001: Jim Kouses Thirty-years ago, Jim Kouzes and his collaborator Barry Posner wrote "The Leadership Challenge" – a book that has sold 2.5 million copies (so far) and is taught in...

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Mark C. Crowley: Glad You’ve Joined Us!

Mark C. Crowley: Glad You’ve Joined Us!

Podcast 000: Mark C. Crowley The expression "Lead From The Heart" elicits different meanings to different people, so Mark uses his first podcast to introduce himself, his vision for the show and...

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