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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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Art of Charm 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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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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Meg Jay | Supernormal Resilience (Episode 678)


Meg Jay | Supernormal Resilience (Episode 678)

Meg Jay (@drmegjay) is a clinical psychologist specializing in adult development and the author of Supernormal: The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience. The Cheat Sheet: 75 percent of us have grown up dealing with some form of adversity. Being supernormal is having a better-than-average outcome after coping with this adversity. Resilience is resistance to adversity — not immunity. What … Read More


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Kevin Harrington | As Seen on TV (Episode 677)


Kevin Harrington (@HarringtonKevin) is the innovator who invented infomercials, one of the original “sharks” on ABC’s Shark Tank, and the co-author of Put A Shark In Your Tank. “If a guy named ‘Chubby’ walks into your office with a fitness product, you should definitely walk and run the other way!” -Kevin Harrington The Cheat Sheet: What starter businesses could work … Read More


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Susan David | Emotional Agility (Episode 676)


Susan David | Emotional Agility (Episode 676)

Susan David (@susandavid_phd) is a psychologist on faculty at Harvard Medical School, co-founder and co-director of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, CEO of Evidence Based Psychology, and author of Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life. “Discomfort is the price of admission to a meaningful life.” -Susan David The Cheat Sheet: What is … Read More


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Justin Ramsdell | Rotten Psychology (Episode 675)


Justin Ramsdell | Rotten Psychology (Episode 675)

Justin Ramsdell is a clinical psychologist and an assistant professor of forensic psychology at George Mason University. His current work focuses on law enforcement interactions with individuals with severe mental illnesses, crisis de-escalation, and the psychology of victim experiences. “If somebody tells you that something works for everything, then it probably works for nothing.” -Dr. Justin Ramsdell The Cheat Sheet: … Read More


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