Fan Mail Friday #148 | Long Distance Feng Shui


Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we’ll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. Let’s cut to it! In this episode: What’s your first step when you suspect child abuse is going on in your cousin’s family? Where’s the line drawn between real science and pseudoscience? Should you expect … Read More


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Celeste Headlee | We Need to Talk (Episode 684)


Celeste Headlee | We Need to Talk (Episode 684)

Celeste Headlee (@CelesteHeadlee) is the host of On Second Thought at Georgia Public Broadcasting in Atlanta and has been a host and correspondent for NPR and PRI since 2006. She is the author of We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter. “The attempt to change somebody’s mind is the death of good conversation.” -Celeste Headlee The Cheat … Read More


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AoC Toolbox | If Quality Is What You Want, Focus on Quantity (Episode 683)


AoC Toolbox | If Quality Is What You Want, Focus on Quantity (Episode 683)

Instead of thinking about quality as this sacred value to be revered by ignoring quantity, we need to embrace quantity as an essential path to quality. Here’s why. The Cheat Sheet: Sometimes less really isn’t more. What James Joyce and Miles Davis can teach us about quantity vs. quality. Why producing more is more important than just striving for perfection. … Read More


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Fan Mail Friday #147 | Pumpkin Pie for Breakfast


Fan Mail Friday #147 | Pumpkin Pie for Breakfast

Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we’ll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. In this episode: What’s wrong with eating pumpkin pie for breakfast? Are long distance, lack of communication, recurring patterns of behavior, and disempowering beliefs good enough reasons to break up with someone and stay broken … Read More


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Steve Sims | Making Things Happen (Episode 682)


Steve Sims | Making Things Happen (Episode 682)

Steve Sims (@SteveDSims1) is the CEO and founder of Bluefish, an exclusive, members-only luxury concierge service for VIP and executive clients, and the author of Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen. The Cheat Sheet: What’s the chug test and how can it help us trust our stomachs more than our heads when it comes to character assessment? Find out … Read More


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Christopher Lochhead | Category Design (Episode 681)


Christopher Lochhead | Category Design (Episode 681)

Christopher Lochhead (@lochhead) is a former entrepreneur, retired Silicon Valley three-time public company CMO, category designer, host of the Legends & Losers Podcast, and co-author of Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets. “People remember different in a way they don’t remember better.” -Christopher Lochhead The Cheat Sheet: Entrepreneurship is at an all-time low. Why? Every … Read More


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Ulrich Boser | Learn Better (Episode 680)


Ulrich Boser | Learn Better (Episode 680)

Ulrich Boser (@ulrichboser) is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and the author of Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, or, How to Become an Expert in Just about Anything. The Cheat Sheet: What’s the number one misconception about learning? What’s the thing that most people forget about learning? Learn the … Read More


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Michele Rigby Assad | My Secret Life in the CIA (Episode 679)


Michele Rigby Assad | My Secret Life in the CIA (Episode 679)

Michele Rigby Assad (@michelerigassad) is an international security consultant, trainer, and author of the book Breaking Cover: My Secret Life in the CIA and What it Taught Me About What’s Worth Fighting For. The Cheat Sheet: Is working undercover for the CIA as exciting as it looks in the movies? How does an isolated Florida girl grow up to be … Read More


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Fan Mail Friday #145 | Less Brutal


Fan Mail Friday #145 | Less Brutal

Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we’ll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. We’re trying to keep this a little lighter than last week’s episode because we don’t have Linda Carroll on deck to help us with the heavy lifting. But you should give it a listen here … Read More


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