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Tells / Body Language - Zach Elwood 023
Released April 4, 2018
Zach Elwood is a former professional poker player and the author of two books on poker tells. His first book, Reading Poker Tells, is widely regarded as the best book on the subject and has been translated into three languages. In addition, he’s worked as a poker behavior consultant for two World Series of Poker Main Event final tablists. He knows a thing or two about tells and body language.
Mental Preparation - Dr. Jarrod Spencer 024
Released April 24, 2018
Dr. Jarrod Spencer is a Sports Psychologist. He works with professional, Olympic, college, and high school athletes, coaches, and teams across the country. In addition to serving as the Sports Psychologist for athletic teams at such schools as University of Maryland, Old Dominion University, Lehigh University, and Lafayette College, Dr. Spencer also works individually with athletes from University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, Ohio State, Cal Poly, Princeton, and many more. Dr. Spencer is president and founder of Mind of the Athlete, LLC, a sports psychology company committed to improving the emotional health of athletes. He is also the creator of the Mind of the Athlete Program.
Lying - Pamela Meyer 025
Released May 7, 2018
Pamela Meyer is an author, certified fraud examiner, and entrepreneur. Described by Reader's Digest as "the nation's best-known expert on lying," Meyer is the author of the 2010 book Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception. Her 2011 TED talk, "How to Spot a Liar," has exceeded 16 million views and is one of the 20 most popular TED talks of all time. Mrs. Meyer is also the CEO of Calibrate, a company which, trains financial institutions, insurance providers, law firms and human resource professionals on verbal and non-verbal cues to deception, facial micro-expression interpretation, advanced interrogation techniques and information elicitation.
Courage - Kate Swoboda 026
Released May 21, 2018
Kate Swoboda, also known as Kate Courageous, wears many hats including life coach, consultant to organizations, contributing columnist to magazines such as USAToday, Forbes and Business Insider and is also the author of a brand new book called The Courage Habit. Kate tells us how to make courage an everyday part of our lives by simply learning how to practice it.
Endurance - Alex Hutchinson 027
Released June 5, 2018
Alex Hutchinson (@sweatscience) is an author and journalist. He’s an expert on the science of endurance and fitness. He is a contributing editor for Outside, and also writes for The Globe and Mail and Canadian Running magazine. He was a Runner’s World columnist from 2012 to 2017. He and I discuss his third book, published in February 2018. It’s called ENDURE: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance. We explore the science (and mysteries) of endurance.
Mindfulness - Joe Burton 028
Released July 1, 2018
Joe Burton (@joewburton) is the author of ‘Creating Mindful Leaders’, a book about mindfulness in the workplace. He is also the Founder and CEO of Whil (@WeAreWhil), a leading digital wellbeing training platform. During his career, he spent fifteen years as a global COO at multiple public companies. He is a regular contributor to Forbes, Business Insider, and HuffPost. Joe and I discuss how he discovered mindfulness, how it changed his life and the tips and tools that can help anyone.
Intellectual Humility - Duncan Pritchard 029
Released July 16, 2018
Duncan Pritchard is a professor of philosophy. He is currently at the University of California Davis as Chancellor's Professor of Philosophy but has held Chairs in Philosophy at the Universities of Edinburgh and Stirling, Scotland. He has studied the problem of skepticism, the rationality of religious belief but his main area of focus is epistemology which is the theory of knowledge, especially with regard to its methods, validity, and scope. He and I talk about his work on 'Intellectual Humility'.
Individuality - Dr. Francesca Gino 030
Released July 29, 2018
Dr. Francesca Gino is a professor of business administration in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School. She is also formally affiliated with the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, with the Mind, Brain, Behavior Initiative at Harvard, and with the Behavioral Insight Group at Harvard Kennedy School. She teaches a PhD course on Behavioral Approaches to Decision Making and a PhD course on Experimental Methods. And she has written a couple of books the most recent of which is called, “Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules”. She and I talk individuality and rule breaking. It’s a lively, witty discussion.
Creativity 2 - Dr. Elkhonen Goldberg 031
Released August 11, 2018
Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg is a Clinical Professor of Neurology at New York University School of Medicine and Director of the Luria Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Goldberg divides his time between research in cognitive neuroscience, clinical practice in neuropsychology and teaching. He is one of the early scientists to study how creativity is processed in the brain. He and I have a very heady discussion about the stages of the creative process, what parts of the brain are being used and why. It's an interesting topic but there is a lot to process.
Self-Awareness - Dr. Tasha Eurich 032
Released August 30, 2018
Dr. Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist, researcher, and New York Times best-selling author. She earned her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Colorado State. She’s the Principal of The Eurich Group a multi-faceted executive coaching organization. Her most recent book entitled 'Insight' focuses on self-awareness. She and I explore the topic of self-awareness from many different perspectives. It's an engaging conversation.
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