Episode #9

Janice Marturano

Once a Vice-President and Deputy General Counsel at General Mills, she brought mindful leadership to the company.  Now she is the Founder of the Institute for Mindful Leadership. How can incorporating mindfulness help us find the space to lead and cultivate fulfillment in our hectic lives?

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Doug Gold
Episode #8

Rhonda V. Magee

From the small-town south, to corporate law, to professor integrating law and mindfulness.  And now the author of The Inner Work of Racial Justice. Where do the worlds of mindfulness and racial justice intersect? And how can the practice allow us to examine personal and professional hardship and transform them into something valuable?

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Doug Gold
Episode #7

David Epstein

Once an Arctic researcher, now an investigative journalist and science writer. Author of the #1 New York Times best-seller Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. Doesn’t the book title say it all?

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Doug Gold
Episode #6

Karen Wickre

Self-described introvert, former Editorial Director at Twitter and early Googler, highly connected person.  Author of Taking the Work Out of Networking. How can all of us – introverts or not – build better professional networks?

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Doug Gold
Episode #5

Annie Duke

Retired poker champion and winner of millions at the poker table.  Now a leading decision-making theorist and author of Thinking in Bets. How do we improve our decision-making in life when things are uncertain?

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Doug Gold
Episode #4

Allen Gannett

Forbes 30 Under 30, tech entrepreneur, founder of TrackMaven (now part of Skyword).  And author of The Creative Curve. Is creativity something we’re simply born with or can all of us cultivate it – and if so, how?

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Doug Gold
Episode #3

Brad Stulberg

Once a McKinsey consultant, now a writer and expert on human performance and mental skills.  Author of Peak Performance and the newly released Passion Paradox.  How can we achieve peak performance and avoid burnout?  And what happens when an expert on performance confronts his own mental health issues?

 

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Doug Gold
Episode #2

Barbara Oakley 

Once flunked algebra as a kid, then became an engineering professor and an expert on adult learning.  Now has the most popular online course at Coursera with millions of subscribers.  How can we as adults learn how to learn?

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Doug Gold
Episode #1

Ian Bogost

Video game designer, cultural critic, author of nine (or so) books, and Contributing Editor at The Atlantic.  Should technical experts aspire to mainstream success, and if so, how to go about it?  And is fun out there, everywhere we look, even when we’re folding the laundry?

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Doug Gold