Professor Brenda Bailey-Hughes explores the scientific connections between positivity and being a better performer at work.
Brenda Bailey-Hughes teaches communication and leadership skills at the Kelley School of Business undergrad program. She also teaches global leadership and emerging markets for Kelley Direct, the working professionals’ MBA program.
She’s authored 8 LinkedIn Learning courses. She specializes in communication training and coaching for Fortune 500 executives – such as P&G, Samsung, Cummins, and John Deere.
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Professional boxer and physics student Ed Latimore teaches how to stop caring about what other people think and stoke the fires of motivation.
Ed Latimore is a professional boxer, adult physics student at Duquesne University, a veteran of the United States Army National Guard, chess player, and author. Millions have learned from Ed's insights at his blog, "The Mind and Fist" at mindandfist.com. He’s also very active on Twitter @EdLatimore.
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No-Pay MBA guru Laurie Pickard explains Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and reveals precisely how to get quality education for under $1,000.
When some of the most prestigious business schools in the world began providing free versions of their courses online, Laurie Pickard saw an opportunity to get the business education she had long desired, at a fraction of the typical MBA price tag. Her “No-Pay MBA” project (NoPayMBA.com) has appeared in the Financial Times, Poets & Quants, Fortune, Entrepreneur, CNN/Money, and the Wall Street Journal. Don’t Pay For Your MBA is her first book.
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Communications consultant Frances Cole Jones shares her best strategies to address her clients’ most pressing questions.
Prior to founding Cole Media Management Frances worked first as a nursery school teacher and then as an editor of commercial nonfiction in NYC. Being a teacher helped hone her negotiating skills (If you can handle 12 toddlers you can handle any CEO.). Her experience helping authors find their voices is something she uses with all her clients to ensure they sound like themselves-- themselves on their best day.
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Gary Morton reveals the key ingredients to the “secret sauce” allowing teams to be at the top 1% of their fields.
Gary Morton graduated from West Point with honors and had a five-year career as a tank officer, the highlight of which was being part of an extraordinary unit that achieved unprecedented results at the US Army's grueling National Training Center—the only unit to ever win every simulated battle it fought. Morton completed a master's degree, also with honors, from the University of Southern California, and transitioned out of the Army to medical-device manufacturer Stryker, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in project management, engineering, R&D, operations, and marketing leadership becoming the youngest VP at the company. This culminated in twelve years as Vice President and General Manager of the EMS equipment business that he cofounded. Today, he is retired from Stryker and lives with his wife in the Midwest, where he writes and invests.
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Fellow podcaster Donald Kelly reveals keys to being more persuasive, building influence, and hustling everyday.
Donald Kelly evangelizes effective ways for salespeople and entrepreneurs to find more qualified prospects, close more deals and make more money. He does this through motivating sales training, online courses, one-on-one coaching, workshops, seminars and dynamic keynote presentations.
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Health entrepreneur Cate Stillman shares wisdom on how you can inject more energy in your day to day to become more productive.
Cate empowers thrive-seekers to uplevel their health, their careers, and their lives in real time. She also teaches wellness pros to grow their impact and their income. Cate created Yogahealer.com in 2001 and has since helped thousands of people thrive in their health, their families, and their communities. Cate splits her time between the Teton Valley and Punta Mita, Mexico, so she can enjoy mountain biking in the summer and paddleboarding and surfing in the winter.
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Kelly Hoey dismantles networking misconceptions and share how you can make connections effectively.
J. Kelly Hoey is a writer, investor, connector and networking expert, lauded everywhere from Forbes (“1 of 5 Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurship”) to Fast Company (“25 Smartest Women On Twitter”). A columnist for Inc.com, she’s appeared on CNBC’s Power Pitch, and as an influencer, her clients include Comcast, Turnstone and Capital One.
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Communications expert Julian Treasure shares the best practices of speaking, listening, and good sound for effective communication.
Julian is a sound and communication expert. He travels the world training people to listen better and create healthier sound. He is author of the books How to be Heard and Sound Business. Julian’s five TED talks have been watched more than 40 million times. His latest, How to speak so that people want to listen, is in the top 10 TED talks of all time. Julian is regularly featured in the world’s media, including TIME Magazine, The Times, The Economist and the BBC.
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Famed executive coach Annie McKee makes the case linking increased happiness to increased work performance...and shows how to improve both at once.
Dr. Annie McKee is a Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania where she teaches and is the Director of the PennCLO Executive Doctoral Program. She is the bestselling coauthor of three successful books published by Harvard Business Review Press: Primal Leadership, with Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis (2002); Resonant Leadership, with Richard Boyatzis (2005), and Becoming a Resonant Leader, with Richard Boyatzis and Frances Johnston (2008); and is the author of Management: A Focus on Leaders (Pearson/Prentice Hall 2014). She advises leaders around the world, and is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review.
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Paychecks and Balances Podcast hosts Rich Jones and Marcus Garrett share some of their biggest money lessons learned from guests, experiences, and past mistakes.
About Rich & Marcus:
Rich Jones, along with Marcus Garrett, co-host Paychecks & Balances, a funformative podcast covering work and money for millennials. They leverage their experiences to provide entertaining insights and helpful tips on money management, professional growth, and other topics relevant to 20 and 30-somethings trying to get ahead.
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Journalist Celeste Headlee breaks down the steps towards being a better conversationalist.
Celeste Headlee, Public Broadcast Radio Show Host, and Author of Heard Mentality and We Need To Talk. Celeste Headlee 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 has trained many journalists through NPR's Next Generation program. Headlee also has appeared as a guest on CNN, the BBC, and other international networks, and in 2012, she anchored presidential election coverage for PBS World.
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Hollywood psychotherapist Barry Michels talks about dealing with failure and how to bounce back even stronger.
Barry Michels has a B.A. from Harvard, a law degree from University of California, Berkeley, and an MSW from the University of Southern California. He has been in private practice as a psychotherapist in Los Angeles since 1986. He’s referred to as one of “the most sought-after shrinks in Hollywood.” His client list boasts top writers, actors, producers, CEOs, and other creatives. In his books and public events, he shares the same Tools they use behind closed doors with their clients.
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Marlene Chism shares how to master resentment and frustration...along with best practices for channeling the the energy of anger.
Marlene Chism is a consultant and international speaker whose personal passion is to help people discover, develop and deliver their gifts to the world She’s the author of “No Drama Leadership,” "Stop Workplace Drama” and more. Marlene delivers her message on stopping drama and creating enlightened leaders through corporate retreats and client work, as well as at association meetings, universities, and other speaking engagements.
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Positive psychologist Louisa Jewell discusses ways to become more confident and eliminate self-doubt to be able to pursue bigger goals.
Louisa Jewell is a speaker, author, and Canada's leading expert on the topic of positive psychology who has facilitated thousands of people towards greater flourishing, both at work and in their personal lives. In 2012 Louisa founded the Canadian Positive Psychology Association, an organization that brings together leading-edge researchers and practitioners from across Canada to disseminate the knowledge of positive psychology to improve the psychological health of all Canadians.
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Kristen Berndt acquired the job she’s wanted for a decade--United Airline’s Manager of Baggage Planning--and shares her unorthodox approach to getting it.
Kristen Berndt is the Manager of Baggage Planning at United Airlines. When Kristen was 19 years old, she determined that she wanted to work in operations for United Airlines, and made it her life goal. She believes that confidence and persistence are the keys to achieving one’s dreams. She encourages others to network and build connections in order to be successful. Kristen lives and works in Chicago.
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Nate Regier shows how to tap into the positive powers of conflict and openness to effectively deal with drama.
Nate Regier, Ph.D., is CEO and cofounding owner of Next Element, a global leadership training and certification firm specializing in communication and conflict skills. He’s an expert in social-emotional intelligence and leadership, positive conflict, neuropsychology, group dynamics, interpersonal and leadership communication, executive assessment, and coaching. Regier is a co developer of Next Element’s Leading Out of Drama® training and coaching system, an LOD® master trainer, and Process Communication Model® certifying master trainer. He is co-author of Beyond Drama: Transcending Energy Vampires. He’s an enthusiastic dad and husband.
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Anne Bogel provides a whirlwind tour across leading personality frameworks, providing tips on how to apply these insights along the way.
Anne is a resident blogger, bookworm, and big-question-asker at Modern Mrs. Darcy. She wrote Reading People, where she shares her own experience with the personality frameworks she loves the most, the ones that have made the biggest difference in her own life. She walks you through 7 different frameworks, explaining the basics in a way you can actually understand, sharing personal stories about how what she learned made a difference in her life, and showing people how it could make a difference in theirs, as well.
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Pete ponders learning and discovery vs. producing output.
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Molly Beck shares a quick and easy formula for reaching out new people who can help you achieve your goals.
Molly is the founder of podcast creation site Messy Bun; the creator of the lifestyle blog Smart, Pretty & Awkward; and a marketing expert who has provided digital strategies for numerous companies including Forbes, Venmo, Rice University, and Hearst. Her work has been featured in the Boston Globe, Redbook, Parade, HuffPost, and more. She is represented by CAA.
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Dorie Clark outlines how to flourish amid office politics by using electoral campaign strategies.
Dorie Clark is an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine, one of the Top 10 Business Books of the Year by Forbes, and was a Washington Post bestseller. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, the New York Times described her as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.”
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Morra Aarons-Mele provides tips for the ambitious introvert to succeed at work and strategies on how extroverts and introverts can best work together.
Morra Aarons-Mele is the founder of award winning social impact agency Women Online and its database of women influencers, The Mission List. She is an Internet marketer who has been working with women online since 1999. She helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first Internet chat, and has launched online campaigns for world leaders and organizations including the United Nations, President Obama, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
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Jennifer Riel illustrates how successful thinkers can create great choices rather than tolerate unacceptable trade-offs via her practical methodology for implementing integrated thinking.
Jennifer Riel is an adjunct professor at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, specializing in creative problem solving. Her focus is on helping everyone, from undergraduate students to business executives, to create better choices, more of the time.
An award-winning teacher, Jennifer leads training on integrative thinking, strategy and innovation, both at the Rotman School and at organizations of all types, from small non-profits to some of the largest companies in the world.
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Professor Tina Seelig talks about the critical components, principles, and tactics for bringing ideas into your imagination and out into the world.
Tina Seelig is Professor of the Practice in Stanford University’s Department of Management Science and Engineering, and is a faculty director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. She teaches courses in the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school) and leads three fellowship programs in the School of Engineering that are focused on creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Dr. Seelig earned her PhD in Neuroscience at Stanford Medical School, and has been a management consultant, entrepreneur, and author of 17 books, including Insight Out (2016), inGenius (2012), and What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 (2009). She is the recipient of the Gordon Prize from the National Academy of Engineering, the Olympus Innovation Award, and the Silicon Valley Visionary Award.
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Quest Nutrition founder Tom Bilyeu shows how to get better at anything by having crystal clear goals, a growth mindset, and powerful systems.
Tom Bilyeu is the co-founder of 2014 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition — a unicorn startup valued at over $1 billion — and the co-founder and host of Impact Theory. Tom’s mission is the creation of empowering media-based IP and the acceleration of mission-based businesses. Personally driven to help people develop the skills they will need to improve themselves and the world, Tom is intent to use commerce to address the dual pandemics of physical and mental malnourishment.
Tom regularly inspires audiences of entrepreneurs, change makers, and thought leaders at some of the most prestigious conferences and seminars around the world, including Abundance 360, A-fest, and Freedom Fast Lane.
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