Sleep doctor W. Chris Winter shares the effects of sleep and best practices for getting a better sleep, synthesized from years of working with elite athletes.
Dr. W. Chris Winter has spent over half of his life involved in the study of sleep and the treatment of sleep disorders. As a board certified neurologist and double board certified sleep specialist, Dr. Winter brings a tremendous amount of scientific knowledge to his book, The Sleep Solution, and state-of-the-art sleep clinic in Charlottesville, VA. He’s served many professional sports teams, including the San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Capitals, and New York Rangers.
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High-stakes headhunter Scott Love talks about employee loyalty, human needs, and what motivates people in the workplace.
Scott Love is President of the Attorney Search Group, a professional speaker on employee loyalty, a high-stakes headhunter, and an author of three books. He was also a Naval Officer for four years, and moonlights as a stand-up comedian.
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The podcast turns one!
In this birthday episode, Pete talks about the vision for the coming year, where the podcast is heading, and the improvements we're making based on YOUR suggestions.
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Engineering Professor Dr. Barbara Oakley gives her best techniques for making mindshifts, whether they are dramatic changes or small tweaks.
Barbara Oakley PhD., is a professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan; a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, San Diego; and Coursera’s inaugural “Innovation Instructor.” Her research involves bioengineering with a focus on the complex relationship between neuroscience and social behavior. Together with Terrence Sejnowski, the Francis Crick Professor at the Salk Institute, she co-teaches Coursera’s “Learning How to Learn,” the world’s most popular massive open online course. Dr. Oakley has received many awards for her teaching, including the American Society of Engineering Education’s Chester F. Carlson Award for technical innovation in education and the National Science Foundation New Century Scholar Award. She is the author of seven other books, including the New York Times-bestselling, A Mind For Numbers.
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Professor Jeff DeGraff shows how to stir up some constructive conflict to encourage innovative thinking in the workplace.
Jeff DeGraff is called the Dean of Innovation because of his influence on the field. Dr. DeGraff is a professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. He has advised hundreds of the world’s most prominent firms. He has founded a leading innovation institute, Innovatrium, with labs in Ann Arbor and Atlanta. Jeff’s thoughts on innovation are covered by Fortune, Wired and the Harvard Business Review to name a few. Jeff writes a column for Inc. magazine and has a regular segment on public radio called The Next Idea. He is the author of several books.
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Google executive and leadership coach Rachael O’Meara shares how to make the most of every pause from work--whether the pause last for a minute or for months.
Rachael O’Meara is a transformational leadership coach, assisting others to fulfill their potential. She is a sales executive at Google and also hosts authors who have meaningful messages about mindfulness and emotional intelligence for the TalksAtGoogle YouTube channel. She writes regularly for the Huffington Post and has been featured in the New York Times and on WSJ.com. She leads workshops and speaks on the practice of pausing. She is certified in Transformational Coaching from the Wright Graduate University for the Realization of Human Potential (ICF certified), and has an MBA from Fordham University.
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Communications professor Dr. Janie Fritz gives some pro-tips to enforce positive behavior in the workplace and do away with the negative.
Dr. Fritz is a professor of Communication & Rhetorical Studies at Duquesne University. She studies communication in the workplace, exploring how professional civility and incivility affect productivity and relationships at work. She is the author of Professional Civility: Communicative Virtue at Work (Peter Lang, 2013) and coauthor or coeditor of several others. Her most recent work focuses on the intersection of professional civility and leadership practices.
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Construction entrepreneur Isaac Lidsky challenges us to take control of our lives and speaks on the impact of accountability and perception.
Isaac Lidsky is a motivational speaker, an author, and runs ODC Construction, a hugely successful construction company in Florida. He was a child star for the sitcom Saved By the Bell before being diagnosed with a rare degenerative blinding disease. That spurred Isaac to go to Harvard and graduate by the age of 19 with an honors degree in mathematics and computer science. He then returned to Harvard to study law and graduated as magna cum laude, and went on to clerk for two US Supreme Court Justices.
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Author and speaker Bob Burg discusses the benefits and practical approaches to being a “go giver.”
Bob Burg is a sought-after speaker at company leadership and sales conferences sharing the platform with everyone from today’s business leaders and broadcast personalities to even a former U.S. President.
Bob is the author of a number of books on sales, marketing and influence, with total book sales of well over a million copies. His book, The Go-Giver, coauthored with John David Mann has sold over half a million copies and it has been translated into 21 languages.
Bob is an advocate, supporter and defender of the Free Enterprise system, believing that the amount of money one makes is directly proportional to how many people they serve.
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Entertainment executive Gabriella Mirabelli shares her insights and experiences with hiring, teaching, and studying young millennials in today’s workforce.
Gabriella Mirabelli is the executive director and co-owner of Anatomy Media, an entertainment marketing and promotion agency founded in 2000. They’ve worked with Discovery, FX, National Geographic, NBC and USA Network to create trailers, TV spots and marketing films. She also has a podcast, Up Next, where she talks about the next innovations in media.
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Psychiatrist Jody Foster offers handy categorizations and pro tips for handling the distinct kinds of difficult people in your workplace.
Jody J. Foster, MD, MBA is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Vice Chair of Clinical Operations for the Department of Psychiatry in the University of Pennsylvania Health System and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Pennsylvania Hospital. She attained her masters of business administration, with a concentration in finance, from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Innovation consultant Roopa Unnikrishnan highlights why and how to use the same principles companies use to innovate...to jolt your career.
Roopa Unnikrishnan has almost two decades of experience in roles where she has seeded and driven change and innovation in several Fortune 500 companies. Roopa works with Consumer Goods, Education and Technology clients, helping them establish and improve key processes around strategic planning, innovation space identification and idea development. A master coach, she works with senior executives to drive personal and career change. Roopa was previously at Pfizer as VP, Corporate Strategy and Global Head of Pfizer’s worldwide talent and organizational team for Sales (2007-2012), at BlackRock as HR lead for sales and Citicards as Strategy Director.
A Rhodes scholar with an MPhil and an M.B.A. from the University of Oxford, is also a published poet and a world-class athlete in sports riflery. She is currently President of TiE’s NY chapter, a group focused on fostering entrepreneurship, and was previously Board Chair of Sakhi which works to end domestic violence.
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