Online Learning Post-Covid19 with Danny Iny

By: | Posted in: Podcast Episodes | Friday, Apr 22, 2022 - 7:43am
Online Learning Post-Covid19 with Danny Iny

“[Information] is a great way of expanding your horizons of what’s possible…but it’s not very good for developing competence.”

Danny Iny

Today, Danny joins me to talk about the different ways to learn. He discusses his love-hate relationship with formal education and talks about the different powers and limitations of information.

He notes that formal education is a misfit for more people than we generally suppose, and he shares his definition of learning. He lists the three steps of a learning journey and talks about the pros and cons of online learning.

He explains why not to disregard online learning as ineffective right away, he talks about the hybrid approaches to learning, and he offers his insight on succeeding (and not just trying) outside of your comfort zone.

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Becoming More Resilient with Vered Kogan

By: | Posted in: Podcast Episodes | Friday, Apr 15, 2022 - 8:11am
Becoming More Resilient with Vered Kogan

“Our outer world is a reflection of our inner world.”

Vered Kogan

Today, Vered joins me to talk about resilience. She shares practical tips for resilience and explains why we resemble batteries. She notes that, when your battery is depleted, you can’t be at your best. She shares her practical tips for keeping your battery full and stopping leaks.

She notes that any change involves grief, emphasizes the power of labeling how you feel, talks about the four domains of resilience, explains the meaning and importance of coherence, and guides us through a Quick Coherence Technique.

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The Happiness Pie

By: | Posted in: Podcast Episodes | Friday, Apr 8, 2022 - 8:00am
The Happiness Pie

“We cannot force positivity. Yet, we can create conditions that facilitate positive emotions to happen.”

Ana Melikian

In The How of Happiness, Sonja Lyubomirsky introduces the concept of the Happiness Pie. She explains that, while research suggests that 50% of our well-being is determined by our genetics, only 10% is determined by life circumstances. The remaining 40% can be determined by intentional activity—what we think and what we do.

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Investing Mindshift with Marcia Dawood

By: | Posted in: Podcast Episodes | Friday, Apr 1, 2022 - 6:39am
Investing Mindshift with Marcia Dawood

“Are you really solving a big problem, or do you have a solution that’s in search of a problem?”

Marcia Dawood

Today, Marcia joins me to share her story and her advice. She talks about why most companies don’t make it and shares how she minimized the risks associated with startups.

She shares the questions you should be asking yourself about your startup, as well as tips on what investors love to see. She emphasizes the importance of a flexible mindset, explains why an investor’s “No” doesn’t always mean “No,” and shares why you should ask for advice if you want money, and vice versa.

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The Courage Mindset with CB Bowman

By: | Posted in: Podcast Episodes | Friday, Mar 25, 2022 - 8:00am
The Courage Mindset with CB Bowman

“My intent is not to shame or blame. My intent is to create awareness.”

CB Bowman

Today, CB joins me to redefine courage. She explains that our classic understanding of courage is too lofty and unattainable and that the real thing is much more down-to-earth. She gives examples of everyday tasks that take courage and defines courage as the ability to act despite adversaries and despite supporters.

She notes the importance of creating awareness, and she posits that everyone holds responsibility for how what they say comes across to others. She also introduces her 6-step process of courage.

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The Howard Stern Show – How to Show Up and Create a Best Selling Book: A True Story by Debbie Allen

By: | Posted in: Podcast Episodes | Friday, Mar 18, 2022 - 1:33am
The Howard Stern Show - How to Show Up and Create a Best Selling Book: A True Story by Debbie Allen

You’ll never have it perfect. You just have to jump in sometimes with as much knowledge as you have, and go from there.

Debbie Allen

Today, Debbie returns to the show to share her story—in particular, the story of how she got on the Howard Stern Show. She talks about how to toot your own horn and stand up for yourself and shares the story of how she challenged Howard on the air.

She notes the value of asking: what do I have to lose? She also shares what she learned about entrepreneurship with and from her dad in his successes and failures.

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A Woman’s Mindset Development with Clementina Esposito

By: | Posted in: Podcast Episodes | Friday, Mar 11, 2022 - 11:37pm
A Woman's Mindset Development with Clementina Esposito

“Not everybody is willing to do that work, but until we really stand for ourselves and for what is real-unconditional love-all the other changes will be very hard-pressed to stick.”

Clementina Esposito

Today, Clementina joins me to share her story. We discuss the no-win situation many women find themselves in, talk about the power of dress, and explore how to create a space to talk about gender equality.

We note the importance of getting rid of shame and blame, discuss the power of curiosity, and emphasize the importance of being patient and accepting when stories are shared.

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The Art of Supportive Confrontation with Flip Brown

By: | Posted in: Podcast Episodes | Friday, Mar 4, 2022 - 8:00am
The Art of Supportive Confrontation with Flip Brown

“You can’t grow your business without growing yourself.”

Flip Brown

Today, Flip joins me to talk about supportive confrontation. He notes that, contrary to popular belief, confrontation can be a good thing. He points out that no one can make a person feel anything, and he distinguishes between happiness and other similar states such as contentment or fulfillment.

He defines business culture and explores what’s behind the Great Resignation. He shares what James Taylor said about the secret to life, and he discusses the importance of taking care of our planet.

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Beyond Optimism & Resilience with Janice Perkins

By: | Posted in: Podcast Episodes | Friday, Feb 25, 2022 - 4:34pm
Beyond Optimism & Resilience with Janice Perkins

“Authentic optimism is a deep-seated mindset and a daily practice that, over time, means that I face things looking for something good to come from it, even when it’s a setback or a trauma. And I think all of those things come from that deep well of hope.”

Janice Perkins

Today, Janice joins me to talk about optimism versus hope. She talks about what authentic optimism really means, noting that it needs to be founded in a deep well of hope. She notes that hope can coexist with trauma and sadness, and she shares her BRIGHT acronym.

Janice explores what makes a good support system, observes the importance of stubbornness, and points out that your legacy will be the impact you leave on people. We discuss the difference between “critical” and “urgent”, and she notes the importance of figuring out how you personally define “important”.

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Change is a Messy Journey: From Wall Street to New Hope with Irma Jennings

By: | Posted in: Podcast Episodes | Friday, Feb 18, 2022 - 2:23pm
Change is a Messy Journey: From Wall Street to New Hope with Irma Jennings

“It’s these magic moments that drop in and say, ‘It’s time to go left now.”

Irma Jennings

Today, Irma joins me to share her story. She talks about how she got involved in Wall Street in the first place and gives an insight into what it was like to be a woman on Wall Street in the 1970s.

She notes the power of curiosity, talks about being a good parent while working, and discusses handling the messiness of life.

Irma also shares how she pivoted from trading to identifying food as medicine and the ensuing lessons she learned.

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