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Jumping The Shuttle
130: "Flying Blind"

Jumping The Shuttle

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 69:37


How do you get into a symposium? What do our undercarriages look like? And how will we land this podcast episode? We barrel roll through these questions and more as we watch Season 6, Episode 10 of Family Matters.Alex Diamond, David Kenny, and John McDaniel heard that the long-running network sitcom Family Matters ends with side character Steve Urkel going to space. And the best way to figure out how that happened - obviously - is to watch the last episode first and make our way backwards through nearly ten years of television.Join our countdown to number one (and our slow descent into madness) in all the places you expect internet people to be:Website: jumpingtheshuttle.spaceEmail: jumpingtheshuttle@gmail.comInstagram: @JumpingTheShuttle / @ThatAlexD / @dak577Twitter: @JumpingShuttle / @ThatAlexD / @dak577TikTok: @JumpingTheShuttle / @dak577Brought to you by Smooth My Balls

The Film Effect Podcast
Batman Returns (1992)

The Film Effect Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 197:35


This week we're chatting about one of our favorite comic book Christmas films featuring The Bat, The Cat, and The Penguin as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Tim Burton's Batman Returns!! In 'Batman Returns', Batman deals with a deformed man calling himself the Penguin as he wreaks havoc across Gotham with the help of a cruel businessman, all while a female employee of the latter becomes the Catwoman with her own vendetta.. Episode Directory: *Intro 00:00 *First Time Viewings 09:55 *Story Time 19:29 *Live Top Five 24:37 *Plot Breakdown 42:52 *Box Office Receipts 02:35:31 *Critic's Corner 02:37:34 *Pros/Cons 02:43:57 *Music From the Motion Picture Soundtrack 02:51:23 *Modern Cancellations 02:55:47 *Mulligan Moment 02:58:09 *Finger-Lickin' Good 03:00:11 *Like This...Try That 03:03:24 *Movie MVPs 03:06:03 *The Film Effect Treatment (Final Thoughts/Score) 03:09:27 *Outro 03:13:38 New episodes of “The Film Effect Podcast” premiere every Tuesday morning!! Website: https://www.thefilmeffectpodcast.com Merch Store: https://www.thefilmeffectpodcast.com/store Email: thefilmeffectpodcast@gmail.com Find us on social media! Facebook: https://facebook.com/thefilmeffectpodcast IG: https://instagram.com/thefilmeffectpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/filmeffectpod TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@filmeffectpodcast YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcesT7GVaHoSzaRXl-lNlYg --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thefilmeffectpodcast/support

Curiously Polar
156 A Closer, Deeper Look on Ice

Curiously Polar

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 28:36


The Arctic and the Antarctic are privileged locations for observers interested in understanding how our world is shaped by the forces of nature and the workings of history. These areas have inspired countless humans to undertake epic expeditions of discov

Free Time with Jenny Blake
105: “Don't write the wrong book!” with David Moldawer (Part Two)

Free Time with Jenny Blake

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 44:08


Are you winding down the path of writing the wrong book? What does it take to create a marketing tipping point? What separates good books from platform books? Make sure you listen to part one of this conversation first, then dive into part two of this conversation with “bookitect” David Moldawer.  More About David: David Moldawer spent over a decade as a book editor at a slew of New York publishing houses including St. Martin's Press, McGraw-Hill, and Penguin, acquiring and editing bestselling nonfiction in the areas of business, technology, health, and memoir. Today, he's an independent writer and editor. He also writes the Maven Game, a newsletter for experts, authors, publishers, and agents on making ideas and knowledge public—writing, speaking, sharing—without hating yourself in the morning.  

Canary Cry News Talk
SHAMANIC META CONFLICT

Canary Cry News Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 211:43


Canary Cry News Talk #502 - 06.27.2022 SHAMANIC META CONFLICT Sixth Gen War, Slapped, Baby Mammoth TAKE THE SURVEY HERE > https://bit.ly/39VCG4D LINKTREE: CanaryCry.Party SHOW NOTES: CanaryCryNewsTalk.com CLIP CHANNEL: CanaryCry.Tube SUPPLY DROP: CanaryCrySupplyDrop.com SUPPORT: CanaryCryRadio.com/Support MEET UPS: CanaryCryMeetUps.com Basil's other podcast: ravel Gonz' New Youtube: Facelikethesun Resurrection  Gonz' Video Archive: Facelikethesun.Live App Made by Canary Cry Producer: Truther Dating App   LEAD 6:04 V / 3:33 P UKRAINE ‘Shaman' special forces fight across border into Russia, “Handsome” “ Twenty Two” (Times UK)   RUSSIA 24:34 V / 22:03 P → Russia Defaults on Foreign Debt for First Time Since 1918 (Bloomberg, WSJ) Russia-Nato: Metaconflict and the Sixth Generation War (Al Jazeera) note: “…narrative analysis theorist…” → Cyberpandemic: Russia hits Lithuania gov with cyber attacks for retaliation (Reuters)   INTRO (M-W-F)  43:31 V / 41:00 P B&G Update V4V/Exec./Asso./Support   FLIPPY  48:49 V / 46:18 P Miso Robotics Migrates Its Flippy Software to AWS (LA Biz Journal)   [Party, Ravel, Clips, Text, Clue]  57:05 V / 54:34 P NWO website info.   POLYTICKS  1:02:53 V / 1:00:22 P Giuliani slapped by supermarket employee, police say (The Hill) Note on China: G7 unveils $600B plan to combat China's Belt and Road (Politico)  → Belt & Road map   ROE/SATANIST/WITCHCRAFT 1:22:56 V / 1:20:25 P Clip: Mary Miller stumbles, Roe reversal “victory for white life” (CBS) Evil Roe Reaction: Witches, Warlocks Attack Christians with 'Guttural Growls,' 'Demonic Curses'; Satanists to Create Own 'Abortion Facilities' (CBN)   [TREASURE/SPEAKPIPE/BYE YOUTUBE]  1:53:04 V / 1:50:33 P G7 inadvertently makes case for Bitcoin with Russia gold ban (CryptoNews) SEC Chairman Gensler confirms Bitcoin is a commodity (CryptoNews)   COVID/WACCINE  2:13:41 V / 2:11:10 P 40k (13%) Army NG troops, still not jabbed, may lose jobs after Thursday deadline (DailyMail)  Penguin named after Vaccinologist who said we need more prep for “new pandemic” (Guardian) Misinfo will be rampant, COVID-19 shots for young children – do this to counter it (Conversation)   [TALENT]  2:52:00 V / 2:49:29 P   BEAST SYSTEM 3:05:47 V / 3:03:16 P 30k year old preserved wooly mammoth found (DailyMail)   [TIME/OUTRO]   3:13:06 V / 3:10:35 P   EPISODE 502 WAS PRODUCED BY… Executive Producers Darrin S** Juan A**   Producers LovinYah, John M, Sir JC Knight of the Technosquatch, MORV, LX Protocol V2, Sir Casey the Shield Knight, Sir Scott Knight of Truth, Darrin S, Gail M, Veronica D   ART PRODUCTION (Drawing, Painting, Graphics): Dame Allie of the Skillet Nation, Sir Dove Knight of Rusbeltia, BrotherG   CONTENT PRODUCTION (Microfiction etc.): Runksmash: Before he finishes deleting the mice Basil gets an alert and a video pops up in a separate window, he sees emerging from the frigid depths of the Antarctic Sea a troop of pale half rotten Bot Scouts hauling a massive tentacle, it's the recalled UR30!   CLIP PRODUCER Emsworth, FaeLivrin, Epsilon   Timestamps: Mondays: Jackie U Wednesdays: Jade Bouncerson Fridays: Christine C   ADDITIONAL STORIES: G7 commit to sending anti-missile to Ukraine (AP) Record breaking Florida python discovered (Insider) Kellogg splitting into 3 companies (Reuters) Let Your Mind Control the Computer (Neuroscience News)

Hidden in Plain Sight
Episode 251 - It's Definitely Not Gay to Kiss Your Homies (Solo Show Saga Part 2)

Hidden in Plain Sight

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 64:33


I've got a brief update on Perry for everyone. If you want more info, I go into it with a bit more depth on the most recent Patreon episode. That said, I'll leave most of he retelling until he returns. In the interim, the show will go on. This is the second installment of the Solo Show Saga. The first installment is on the Patreon. Honestly didn't expect this to go so long but so be it. Will probably do more of these, maybe some short form stuff, skits, etc. Haven't completely decided what to yet but have some ideas that I'm working on so stay tuned for those announcements. A Google engineer says the tech company has created a “sentient AI child” and it claiming it could escape and do bad things. I've got some thoughts on Mr. Blake Lemoine's claims and the greater philosophical implications of an AI that has the cognitive function of an autistic grown man (according to the report). Oh he also looks like the Penguin if he wasn't paralyzed and frequented gay bath houses. Marylin Monroe apparently was notorious for her poor hygiene, rarely bathing and frequently sleeping with dishes stuffed under her bed. Honestly, I still would so… Cut, a company that creates videos that are meant to be fun, serious, or real to bring the internet together. Somehow that ended up with them making a video titled “Straight Men Kiss Other Men for the First Time” so I broke down the bizarre, and occasionally uncomfortable, piece of content. If you another want to help out Perry, you can donate by going to his GoFundMe: gofundme.com/f/support-perrys-rehab If you enjoyed the show, please Like & Subscribe to our channel and share the links. This show can be found @hiddeninplainsightradio on Instagram and @thehiddenpod on Twitter. iTunes Link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hidden-in-plain-sight/id1488538144?i=1000459997594 Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5zsntvl63Do7m9gNTD8Za2?si=MczvbuMlRuCbmWChclVUZA YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNRejWJs0hn8pefj5FiE7ZQ If you want to support the show, check out our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/hiddeninplainsightpod --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/hiddeninplainsightradio/message

HoriZone Roundtable
Joel Whetzel Talks All Things YSU

HoriZone Roundtable

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 36:54


Joel Whetzel (@JoelWhetzel), who covers Youngstown State for the Warren Tribune-Chronicle, joins Bob and Matt to talk about the Penguin men's and women's basketball teams, including the recent transfers, specifically former NKU forward Adrian Nelson, as well as the returnees and their chances to take the Horizon League next season. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/horizonert/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/horizonert/support

Sensational She-Geek, Live from Yancy Street!
Ep.67/68 Catch-Up: Ms Marvel Premier! Young Justice S4 FINALE! MCU, Joker 2, Avatar, Wonder Man, and more NEWS!

Sensational She-Geek, Live from Yancy Street!

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 109:01


I'm back! My health took a turn for a bit there (see the ending of the podcast for details, if you want), and I had to take some time off all forms of work. But for the sake of getting something out, I'm posting this one without a Kenobi or Strange New Worlds discussion--check back on Monday the 27th for that! Otherwise... News at 0:07:52 talking some basic updates and fun reminders, then touching on a whole bunch of announcements: the Black Adam trailer, the Thunderbolts movie, Doctor Who 60th, Joker 2 (ugh), Game of Thrones, Wonder Man, Venom 3, the Penguin, Hercules, new Avatar movies, and the future of the MCU! Comic book picks from the weeks of June 8th and 15th at 0:45:00, including Poison Ivy #1, Iron Man #20, and more, plus my top pick of both weeks: Seven Sons #1 of 7, from Image! Skipping over Kenobi for this one episode (we'll cover him on Ep 69, don't worry!), we discuss the finale of Young Justice, season 4, at 1:10:00, plus where I think the show will be going with season 5. Then, at last, we have the first two episodes of Ms Marvel! Episode One at 1:18:28 and two at 1:31:00. Episode 3 will be covered, like Kenobi, on episode 69. For now, these show discussions are full of all kinds of Easter eggs, comics references, and fun theories!  I'll be back for episode 69 of the Yancy Street podcast this coming Monday the 27th, talking the Kenobi finale, episode 3 of Ms Marvel, what I've missed from Strange New Worlds, plus news, picks and pulls, and maybe even September big-two solicitations! It's all coming!  Temporary Extra Assistance Request (totally optional) https://t.co/H3bOe2pNkq  The Yancy Street Discord! https://discord.gg/SuSNJsfg  ->ALL ABOUT CLEA: https://tinyurl.com/52jxu7yj ->HISTORY OF MAGIK: https://tinyurl.com/5n7cmkxj ->NEW! Beginner's Guide to Comics: https://sensationalshegeek.weebly.com/beginners-guide-to-comic-books.html !!Apple Podcasts https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sensational-she-geek-live-from-yancy-street/id1550410718 !!Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/45qGcYnP147aZBVIHC09lI?si=cb8b8c1a4f8c4ac7 !!Pandora https://www.pandora.com/podcast/sensational-she-geek-live-from-yancy-street/PC:74557 Find me on Instagram: @annawiththecomics https://www.instagram.com/annawiththecomics/ Podcast Updates on Twitter: @savageshegeek https://twitter.com/savageshegeek YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KoazT-HEFbqCALjxRLjFQ Website/Blog: https://sensationalshegeek.weebly.com/ Donation and All Other Links https://linktr.ee/sensationalshegeek 

Tooning Japanese
Season 7: Episode 21 - Blew Up a Penguin

Tooning Japanese

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 60:19


Welcome to Tooning Japanese, a podcast where three dudes talk about Japanese anime! This week we tackle a somewhat flawed, but deep episode focused around Asuka. Setting out to prove that she is a worthy pilot, Asuka finds herself at the mercy of the next angel. Will she survive the attack? Find out in our review of Episode 22, "Staying Human." Watch Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix. Listen to Tooning Japanese on Spotify! Yes, we're finally on Spotify! If you enjoy this episode, go visit our website, and more importantly, become a Patron today! Speaking of our Patreon, go listen to our newest Patron-only series, Tooning In!

WikiSleep Podcast
Episode 144: Sleepy Penguin Meditation

WikiSleep Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 19:12


With the WikiSleep app about to released in the coming weeks, I wanted to share a meditation that will be on it. In this body scan visualization, I invite you to inhabit the body of a sleepy little penguin dozing in the sun on a nice, warm rock by the ocean. Much like traditional visualizations, we take a meditative journey, but with this one, you breathe in and imagine your chubby little penguin butt and belly basking in the warmth of the sun... #WikiSleep #SleepMeditation #BodyScan #

Full Disclosure with James O'Brien

In 1997 Chris Patten walked away as the final British governor of Hong Kong in a symbol of Britain's continual imperial decline. Having taken the blame for Margaret Thatcher's hated poll tax, he was ousted as the Conservative MP for Bath in the 1992 general election and has been described by The Observer as 'the best Tory Prime Minister we never had'. His book, The Hong Kong Diaries has been published by Penguin to mark the 25th anniversary of the handover.

To The Batpoles! Batman 1966
#187 "Superman" musical: It's not a bird, but is it camp?

To The Batpoles! Batman 1966

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 87:59


Just a couple of months after Batman hit the airwaves in 1966, another superhero emerged from the comics, as Superman arrived at the Alvin Theater on Broadway in It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman. How did the musical's creators approach the same question William Dozier and Lorenzo Semple, Jr., dealt with in 1965: how to make a "children's character" appealing to adults? We compare and contrast the two shows' approaches. After a good start, the musical closed in less than four months; was Batman to blame? And, what's the deal with that late-night 1975 TV version? All this, plus Adam's story of meeting the pope, and your response to our Hizzoner the Penguin script episode! Concord Theatricals offers two weeks with the musical's libretto at no charge

Going North Podcast
Ep. 524 – “Pediatric Anxiety” with Alicia Kollmar

Going North Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 28:17


Never settle and always be authentic.Today's featured author is licensed occupational therapist and nature lover, Alicia Kollmar. Alicia and I have a fun chat about her book, “Pediatric Anxiety: An Occupational Therapist's Guide To Assessing, Treating, And Supporting Children With Anxiety”, culture awareness, and more! Key Things You'll Learn:What is occupational therapyHow Alicia became an occupational therapistWhat inspired her to finally become a published author.How she got her book done in 6-months Alicia's Site: https://selfregulationsupports.com/Alicia's Book: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09TJQW4Q2/ref=x_gr_w_bb_glide_sin?ie=UTF8&tag=x_gr_w_bb_glide_sin-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B09TJQW4Q2&SubscriptionId=1MGPYB6YW3HWK55XCGG2 The opening track is called " Super High Score - (Hidden Heaven R-Mix)" by Rukunetsu AKA Project R. To listen and download the entire track, click the following link. https://soundcloud.com/rukunetsu/super-high-score-r-star-punch-girl-2021 You May Also Like… Ep. 488 – “Raising Good Humans” with Hunter Clarke-Fields (@HClarkeFields): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-488-raising-good-humans-with-hunter-clarke-fields-hclarkefields/ Ep. 342 – “Take Me Home” with Andrea Bitner (@BitnerAndrea): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-342-take-me-home-with-andrea-bitner-bitnerandrea/ Ep. 455.5 – “From Triggered to Tranquil” with Dr. Susan Campbell (@drsusan99): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-4555-from-triggered-to-tranquil-with-dr-susan-campbell-drsusan99/ Ep. 484 – “What's Wrong with My Child” with Elizabeth Harris (@elizabethwwwmc): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-484-whats-wrong-with-my-child-with-elizabeth-harris-elizabethwwwmc/ Ep. 483 – “Baby Aviva Orangutan Diva” with Hans Kullberg (@AvivasDaddy) #BABYAVIVA: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-483-baby-aviva-orangutan-diva-with-hans-kullberg-avivasdaddy-babyaviva/ Ep. 522 – “Peanut the Penguin” with Aruna Lepore (@ArunaMLepore): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-522-peanut-the-penguin-with-aruna-lepore-arunamlepore/ #M2M Bonus Ep. – “A Mother's Mission to Save Her Child” with Deborah Beauvais (@DV7radio): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/m2m-bonus-ep-a-mothers-mission-to-save-her-child-with-deborah-beauvais-dv7radio/ Ep. 414 – “The Growing Bed” with Rebecca Linney: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-414-the-growing-bed-with-rebecca-linney/ #M2M Bonus – “An Alcoholic's Progress from Mayhem to Miracles” with Sharla Charpentier (@The_Llove_Llama): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/m2m-bonus-an-alcoholics-progress-from-mayhem-to-miracles-with-sharla-charpentier-the_llove_llama-m2m/ #GNPYear1 Bonus Episode 1 - "Giggles & Joy" with Ariane De Bonvoisin (@clickariane): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/gnpyear1-bonus-episode-1-giggles-joy-with-ariane-de-bonvoisin-clickariane/ 247 – “Cozy Mysteries & Inclusive Children's Books” with Kelly Brakenhoff (@inBrakenVille): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/247-cozy-mysteries-inclusive-childrens-books-with-kelly-brakenhoff-inbrakenville/ 150 - "Princess Monroe and Her Happily Ever After" with Jody Vallee Smith: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/150-princess-monroe-and-her-happily-ever-after-with-jody-vallee-smith/

KSFO Podcast
Same Day Same Penguin

KSFO Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 37:20


Hour 3 of Wednesday's A&G: Stirring testimony during yesterday's January 6th hearing. The dangers of working from home for too long. The myth of the gas tax. Simple pleasure or lifelong dream, holding a penguin?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Armstrong & Getty Podcast
Same Day Same Penguin

Armstrong & Getty Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 37:20


Hour 3 of Wednesday's A&G: Stirring testimony during yesterday's January 6th hearing. The dangers of working from home for too long. The myth of the gas tax. Simple pleasure or lifelong dream, holding a penguin?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Wait, What?
S5:E10 - Trampoline Squirrel Penguin

Wait, What?

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 25:47


This week we discuss a women who woke up at her own funeral & a lost hiker who ignored phone calls from his rescuers because he didn't recognise the number..... *facepalm* . And as always, a whole bunch of other stuff! Coffin Cock-Up https://metro.co.uk/2022/05/02/dead-woman-bangs-on-coffin-to-say-shes-alive-during-funeral-in-peru-16571399/ Scenic Route https://whdh.com/news/hiker-lost-on-mountain-for-24-hours-ignored-calls-from-rescuers-because-he-didnt-recognize-phone-number/

Armstrong and Getty
Same Day Same Penguin

Armstrong and Getty

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 37:30


Hour 3 of Wednesday's A&G: Stirring testimony during yesterday's January 6th hearing. The dangers of working from home for too long. The myth of the gas tax. Simple pleasure or lifelong dream, holding a penguin?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

She Built This™
Thanks for the Feedback: Navigating Difficult Conversations Around Feedback with Sheila Heen

She Built This™

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 50:56


"Thanks for your purchase! Can we get your feedback!?"  We are asked for our feedback left and right. We're also giving it unknowingly more often than we think.  When it comes to receiving it, why can it sometimes be so difficult? Of course, we all WANT feedback to do better, grow, and be the best humans we can be... but at the same time, wouldn't it be nice if someone could just pat us on the back and tell us, "All good!"?  Maybe if they just delivered it the bad news to us sandwiched between all the positive stuff (the Oreo cookie technique)?  Today's guest, Sheila Heen will share the unique difficulty around receiving feedback; why this conversation can be so difficult whether you're a giver of it or a receiver.  We dive into:  What are the different types of feedback are: Appreciation, Coaching, Evaluation, and what each form might look like Why giving feedback can be difficult and getting it can be even harder! The three triggers around feedback that can make us shut down How to get better at receiving feedback by leaning into curiosity  What to do if you're naturally more sensitive to feedback  What to do if you just don't want it in a certain area or from a certain person Why we need to RE-THINK the Oreo cookie feedback-giving technique And MORE!  Links Mentioned:  Sheila's Book: Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well (Even When It's Off-Base, Unfair, Poorly Delivered, and Frankly, You're Not in the Mood) (with Douglas Stone, Viking/Penguin 2014) Sheila's Website She Built This Website About Sheila  Sheila is a Founder of Triad Consulting, a Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School, and serves as a Deputy Director of the Harvard Negotiation Project, where she has been developing negotiation theory and practice since 1995.   Sheila's corporate clients have included Pixar, Hugo Boss, the NBA, the Federal Reserve Bank, Ford, Novartis, Converse, American Express, and numerous family businesses. She often works with executive teams, helping them to work through conflict, repair working relationships and make sound decisions together. In the public sector she has also provided training for the New England Organ Bank, the Singapore Supreme Court, the Obama and Biden White Houses and theologians struggling with disagreement over the nature of truth and God. Sheila specializes in particularly difficult negotiations – where emotions run high and relationships are strained.  She is also a co-author of two New York Times bestsellers:  Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most (with Douglas Stone and Bruce Patton, 2nd ed Penguin 2010) and Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well (Even When It's Off-Base, Unfair, Poorly Delivered, and Frankly, You're Not in the Mood) (with Douglas Stone, Viking/Penguin 2014).  She has written for the Harvard Business Review and for the New York Times as a guest expert and as a Modern Love columnist.   Sheila and her co-authors are working on a 3rd edition of Difficult Conversations with updates and revisions, which will be released in 2022. Sheila is a frequent media guest and has appeared on shows as diverse as Oprah, NPR, Fox News, and CNBC's Power Lunch.   She can be heard on podcast episodes of Shane Parrish's Knowledge Project, Adam Grant's WorkLife, Hidden Brain, and The Tim Ferriss Show.  She has spoken at the Global Leadership Summit, the Nordic Business Forum, at The Smithsonian, Apple, Google, Microsoft and at the U.S. Air Force Academy.  She got to fly along on a training mission in an F-16 while working with the Air Force to improve feedback to pilots in training. Sheila is a graduate of Occidental College and Harvard Law School. She is schooled in negotiation daily by her three children.  

For the Love of Nature
Animals I Could Do Without

For the Love of Nature

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 81:11


In this week's episode, Laura and Katy spar on the worst of the worst, the creatures they love to hate—the animals they could do without. Some of these you definitely have heard before (*cough* pandas *cough*), but others may come as a surprise. Find out which host condemned a dog breed on her top five list, along with all the other creatures they'd like to forget exist, wherever you get your podcasts.Support the show

Free Time with Jenny Blake
103: How to Land a Literary Agent and Publisher with David Moldawer (Part One)

Free Time with Jenny Blake

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 30:10


What takes a book proposal past the slush pile onto a publisher's deal sheet? How do you get the attention of literary agents who might also be looking for you?  In the first half of this two-part conversation, I'm chatting with longtime publishing, editing, and ghostwriting maven David Moldawer about what makes a great “big” book idea.  More About David: David Moldawer spent over a decade as a book editor at a slew of New York publishing houses including St. Martin's Press, McGraw-Hill, and Penguin, acquiring and editing bestselling nonfiction in the areas of business, technology, health, and memoir. Today, he's an independent writer and editor. He also writes the Maven Game, a newsletter for experts, authors, publishers, and agents on making ideas and knowledge public—writing, speaking, sharing—without hating yourself in the morning.  

Happy Ending Pod Show
Episode 176 Penguin and Chill

Happy Ending Pod Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 178:54


B3 returns from his long excursion of globe trotting to Antartica, Mt. Everest, and the Swiss Alps where he collected core samples, fossils and viruses just for the shits and giggles.

Silver Screen Guide | Movie Review Podcast
Batman Returns (1992) | Movie Review | Second in Batman Review Series

Silver Screen Guide | Movie Review Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 25:51


►Start with Your Guide to Batman Returns https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/e/your-guide-to-batman-returns-1992/   Nearly 3 years after Tim Burton wowed audiences with his vision of Batman and the Joker, he returned Batman to the big screen. Retaining Michael Keaton as Batman while adding two new now iconic roles of Catwoman and Penguin, critics loved the film while audiences weren't quite sure. Causing a stir amongst families, children were frightened by the film, which caused Warner Bros. to not pursue a sequel with Tim Burton. Now on the film's 30th anniversary, is Batman Returns a misunderstood work of dark genius? Join Corbin as he eats raw fish to review Batman Returns to find out! Question after the show: Do you like Batman Returns better than Batman 89? Why or why not? ►Email me at silverscreenguide95@gmail.com   Find Out What We're Watching Every Week: ►Corbin's Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/cwriley95/ ►Allen's Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/rankineugallen/   90's Movie Reviews ►Last Weeks Review: Batman (1989) https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/e/batman-1989-movie-review-first-in-batman-review-series/ ►Superman & Batman Reviews https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/category/batman-reviews/ ►Candyman (1992) https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/e/candyman-1992-movie-review-first-in-candyman-movie-review-series/ ►The Nightmare Before Christmas Review https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/e/tim-burtons-the-nightmare-before-christmas-1993-movie-review-thanksgiving-special/ ►MPAA Discussion https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/e/mpaa-discussion/ ►Find many more 1990's reviews in the archives at https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/ --------------------------------- Upcoming reviews: *Due to COVID-19 episode release dates are subject to change* Subscribe to the podcast to hear these exciting upcoming reviews! ►Jurassic World Dominion (6/27) ►Batman Forever (7/4) ►Batman and Robin (7/11) ►Support the podcast | Get bonus content: https://www.patreon.com/silverscreenguide   Follow SSG on your favorite platforms! ►OFFICIAL WEBSITE ►SUBSCRIBE ON iTunes ►SUBSCRIBE ON YouTube ►FOLLOW ON Spotify ►FOLLOW ON FACEBOOK ►FOLLOW ON TWITTER ►SUBSCRIBE ON STITCHER ►SUBSCRIBE ON Listen Notes ►SUBSCRIBE ON TuneIn + Alexa Also available on Deezer, Overcast, Pocket Cast, Castro, and Castbox   Timestamps: 00:00:00 - Introduction 00:03:47 - Discussion 00:19:30 - Closing   Silver Screen Guide is dedicated to delivering the best guides and reviews for movies, TV shows, and video games. Follow our podcast for a new movie review every Monday and follow our YouTube channel for reviews and guides of brand new movies along with classics. We love talking about movies and we love talking about them with you. When you follow us on your favorite platforms and share with your friends you'll never miss your guide to the silver screen.

Recovery Is Possible
Episode 108 - Charlie Engle - The Penguin - Movement for Recovery

Recovery Is Possible

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 53:24


Charlie Engle is a fascinating individual who is celebrating 30 years of continuous sobriety in July. As part of his celebration, Charlie will be running for 30 continuous hours to honor sobriety and to raise funds for scholarships and research in an event called "The Penguin." This event will be taking place at Ashley Addiction Treatment Center in Havre De Grace, Maryland on July 23-24, 2022, and you can participate and contribute to the cause if you wish. Charlie discusses this event as well as how we can help our citizens and First Responders overcome addiction and Mental Health issues as well as things we can do to incorporate treatment into the Criminal Justice system.  This episode is brought to you by FHE Health. Find out more at fhehealth.com website: charlieengle.com Book: Running Man: A Memoir of Ultra-Endurance Documentary: Running the Sahara (Narrated by Matt Damon) Instagram: @charlieengle Music-John Williams and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. The Planets III, Mercury, The Winged Messenger

The Cook & Joe Show
Do you remember Jack Johnson?

The Cook & Joe Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 4:48


Ron Cook describes a recent column he wrote about how this formerly overpaid Penguin could soon be a champion of the NHL.

In the Reading Corner
Polly Dunbar - Ready for Spaghetti

In the Reading Corner

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 22:51


Polly Dunbar is an English author-illustrator. She is best known for her self-illustrated books Penguin, the Tilly and Friends series,  which was made into a television series.She has illustrated Margaret Mahy's riotous rhymes  Down the Back of the Chair and Bubble Trouble as well as a collection of Michael Rosen's poems for very young children,  A Great Big Cuddle.Now Polly has illustrated a second collection by Michael Rosen, Ready for Spaghetti. She joined Nikki Gamble In The Reading Corner to talk about the joy of illustrating these playful, performative rhymes.About Ready for SpaghettiFrom two of the biggest names in children's publishing, this is an inspiring guide to wordplay for young readers, their parents and teachers.I'm ready for spaghetti will you getti the spaghetti? Don't say, "Not yetti spaghetti!"'cos I'm all setti for spaghetti.Fizzing with rhythm, energy, and laughter, the 30 poems in Ready for Spaghetti delight in the details of children's daily routines."Up, up, uppity-up!", the first poem announces, while the artwork shows a child leaping out of bed, ready to begin their morning; "Hush and a hush, soft and low", chants the final poem, as children snuggle under their blankets after their day's adventures. Full of affectionate observations of young children, which are beautifully continued in Polly Dunbar's warm-hearted pictures, Michael Rosen's poems are ideal for reading aloud with toddlers ... and many grown-ups will soon know them by heart!

Holy BatCast - The All Batman Podcast
Holy BatCast #350 - Batman Returns 30th Anniversary Commentary

Holy BatCast - The All Batman Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 147:44


Andy, Jamie, and Brendan celebrate 30 years of "The Bat, The Cat, The Penguin" by watching Batman Returns and recording this commentary just for you! Find more Holy BatCast on the internet: Web | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube | Patreon   Rate, review, & subscribe to Holy BatCast on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | iHeartRadio | Stitcher | TuneIn   Your feedback is appreciated. Send emails to holybatcast@rf4rm.com   Check out our sponsor at manscaped.com and use the promo code “BATSCAPED” for 20% off.

The MovieFilm Podcast
Commentary Track: Batman Returns

The MovieFilm Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 131:51


The Bat! The Cat! The Penguin! The Commentary Track! That's right, just in time for its 30th anniversary, we're here with a track for BATMAN RETURNS! The polarizing sequel — directed by Tim Burton and starring Michael Keaton as the Caped Crusader — has been inspiring heated discussions ever since its 1992 release, and the MovieFilm boys are ready to go with personal memories, behind-the-scenes stories, and a lot of laughs! Listen separately or watch along, but either way be prepared to to play this stinkin' ‘cast like a harp from Hell!

Going North Podcast
Ep. 522 – “Peanut the Penguin” with Aruna Lepore (@ArunaMLepore)

Going North Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 46:17


“I like to evoke empathy in kids.” – Aruna LeporeToday's featured award-winning author is mom, wife, illustrator, and co-teacher, Aruna M. Lepore. Aruna and I have a fun chat about her book, “Peanut the Penguin”, what her mother taught her about parenthood, and more!!! Key Things You'll Learn:What inspired her to write a Children's book about penguins.How she overcame self-doubt to finally publish her first bookHer plans for future books Aruna's Site: https://www.arunamlepore.com/Aruna's Book: https://www.amazon.com/Peanut-Penguin-Aruna-Lepore/dp/1954805063/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1635182020&sr=8-4 The opening track is titled “Rising Sun Bump” by MadXRuler (formally known as Ruler Inc.). To hear the full track and support the artist, click the following link. https://madxruler.bandcamp.com/track/rising-sun-bump You May Also Like… Ep. 313 – “Ask Uncle Neil” with Neil Thompson (@teachthegeek): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-313-ask-uncle-neil-with-neil-thompson-teachthegeek/ Ep. 486 – “From Lawyer to Bestselling Children's Book Writer” with Joanna Hurley: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-486-from-lawyer-to-bestselling-childrens-book-writer-with-joanna-hurley/ Ep. 483 – “Baby Aviva Orangutan Diva” with Hans Kullberg (@AvivasDaddy) #BABYAVIVA: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-483-baby-aviva-orangutan-diva-with-hans-kullberg-avivasdaddy-babyaviva/ 150 - "Princess Monroe and Her Happily Ever After" with Jody Vallee Smith: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/150-princess-monroe-and-her-happily-ever-after-with-jody-vallee-smith/ #GNPYear1 Bonus Episode 1 - "Giggles & Joy" with Ariane De Bonvoisin (@clickariane): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/gnpyear1-bonus-episode-1-giggles-joy-with-ariane-de-bonvoisin-clickariane/ 247 – “Cozy Mysteries & Inclusive Children's Books” with Kelly Brakenhoff (@inBrakenVille): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/247-cozy-mysteries-inclusive-childrens-books-with-kelly-brakenhoff-inbrakenville/ Ep. 335 – “Last of the Gifted” with Marie Powell (@mepowell): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-335-last-of-the-gifted-with-marie-powell-mepowell/ #M2M Bonus Ep. – “An Alcoholic's Progress from Mayhem to Miracles” with Sharla Charpentier (@The_Llove_Llama): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/m2m-bonus-an-alcoholics-progress-from-mayhem-to-miracles-with-sharla-charpentier-the_llove_llama-m2m/ Ep. 342.5 – “The Little Bear in a Boat” with Takelia Hammett: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-3425-the-little-bear-in-a-boat-with-takelia-hammett/ #M2M Bonus Ep. – “A Mother's Mission to Save Her Child” with Deborah Beauvais (@DV7radio): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/m2m-bonus-ep-a-mothers-mission-to-save-her-child-with-deborah-beauvais-dv7radio/ Ep. 414 – “The Growing Bed” with Rebecca Linney: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-414-the-growing-bed-with-rebecca-linney/ #M2M Bonus – “Finding the Words to Change My Life” with Jill Vanderwood (@JillPickle11): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/m2m-bonus-finding-the-words-to-change-my-life-with-jill-vanderwood-jillpickle11/ 241.5 (Charm City Bonus Episode) – “Off She Goes to Mexico” with Laurel Conran: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/2415-charm-city-bonus-episode-off-she-goes-to-mexico-with-laurel-conran/

The AdGRodcast
6/17/22 Adgrodcast: Golden Showers for your Gardens, Growing up Baby, The Penguin Brothers Obtuse

The AdGRodcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 19:01


THIS WEEK!!! Peeing on the garden for mega vegetable growth, because that's TOTALLY how it works. Then, a really sour topic that just sort of becomes a song about life, because IMPROV, BABY. Baby. You'll get that reference when you listen to the episode. And finally, the tale of two penguin brothers who dream of flight, and their epic epoch of taking wing.  HOW MANY ANGLES HAVE NAMES, RIGHT? HOW MUCH NITROGEN DO YOUR VEGGIES NEED?!?! GAHHH!!!!

Noisy Business Podcast
Episode 73: Trump v Biden (THE BATMAN), Crypto Crash , Fathers Day

Noisy Business Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 47:37


Today the boys are just hanging out talking that noise. This week we talk about what to not get for your father on fathers day. Reading through an article of 43 cool gifts for dad who's impossible to shop for. Then We move on to playing through what President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden would sound like playing the Penguin and the Batman from the movie "The Batman". From that really bad impression, we dabble into the crypto crash and get very confused reading an article "Shark Tank Investor Kevin O'Leary Details Crypto Holdings, Name-Drops Bitcoin, Ethereum, Solana and Additional Altcoins – Crypto News".  ...Also Dr Faui has the vid. Stay noisy my people.

Brothers in Armchairs
Batman Returns (1992) 30th Anniversary

Brothers in Armchairs

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 79:21


Today's show features one of our favorite films of all time, the 1992 Tim Burton classic BATMAN RETURNS, which celebrates its 30th anniversary on June 16, 2022.When Batman's 1989 theatrical run ended, it left theaters with a haul of $251M domestically, $411M worldwide, and was the fifth highest-grossing movie of all time.  Naturally, Warner Bros wanted to get to work on a sequel as quickly as possible.  However, Batman was the largest studio production Tim Burton had ever done at the time, and he was burned out.  Instead of running right into production on a second Batman movie, Burton opted to make a smaller and more personal film for 20th Century Fox called Edward Scissorhands.  Following the end of production for Scissorhands, Warner was already in production on the next Batman and wanted to ramp up the villainy by having two villains for the sequel.  Turning to screenwriter Sam Hamm who offered a story that focused on the villains Catwoman and The Penguin.  Warner Bros then offered Burton the option of either directing another Batman or a Beetlejuice sequel.  Ultimately, Burton decided on Batman because he was a fan of “animal people,” and the sequel provided an opportunity to do the kind of Batman story he loved as a kid. The rest is movie-making history.    In this show, we do more than a movie review by delving into the lives of the cast and crew, fan theories, trivia, scene breakdowns, and anything related to the film itself.  Needless to say, our shows are a little longer than your average movie review show, but we can assure you that our shows are jam packed with entertaining and interesting discussions.  If that sounds like your sort of bag, hang out with Kenny and Del as they get into Batman Returns.  Penguin Parents Theory:  https://screenrant.com/batman-returns-penguin-murder-parents-paul-reubens-diane-salinger/The Batman Theory:  https://www.cbr.com/batman-theory-joel-schumacher-films-movies-within-movies/Sean Young costume stunt: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/catwoman-sean-young-costume-stunt-203437872.htmlMichelle Pfeiffer whipped the heads off those four mannequins applause from the Batman Returns crew!  https://youtu.be/FaWwG41_A9kThanks for listening and feel free to hit us up on any of our social media platforms!https://linktr.ee/BiAPodcastTheme song "Loli'ana" written and performed by award-winning musician Kamuela Kahoano.   Listen to more of Kamuela's music on iTunes and https://kamuelamusic.com/.  Also, "Loli'ana" performed live at The Ko'olau Banquet Hall can be seen here https://youtu.be/YDJ1NNJgEiA  If you enjoyed our show, subscribe and check out our new shows that drop every Friday.  Also, new this year, our non-routine Hot Topic show where we discuss what's hot in the movie world and our Anniversary Specials, which are 30 minute show that pay tribute to a movie celebrating a significant anniversary.

Reel It Back
‘Batman Returns': Just the Podcast You've Been Looking For

Reel It Back

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 75:54


The guys have made a return trip to Gotham as the Penguin and Catwoman have run amok. The guys begin with their not so love of Tim Burton films and discuss all the different iterations of Batman. They dissect the incredible performances from Michelle Pfeiffer and Danny DeVito and discuss the Michael Keaton Batman. They close with a list of their top 5 Tim Burton films of all-time! Twitter: @ReelItBackPodInstagram: ReelItBackPodFacebook: Reel It BackPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

Comic Book Rundown
Rundown Reviews #40 - The Batman vs. Dracula 2005

Comic Book Rundown

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 54:59


It's The Batman vs a bat-man as Chris and Clay join us for a new Rundown Reviews covering The Batman vs Dracula from 2005. Which dark knight will come out on top? Twitter: @comicrundown Instagram: @comicbookrundown Email: comicbookrundown@gmail.com Hosted by Joe Janero, Ron Hanes, Chris Balga and Clay Hinojosa Edited by Joe Janero Theme song provided by the other member of the Sex Turtles (Cam Malidor) Find our t-shirts at Redbubble and TeePublic https://www.redbubble.com/shop/comic+book+rundown?ref=search_box http://tee.pub/lic/vBbIJZ4eLQ0

Silver Screen Guide | Movie Review Podcast
Your Guide to Batman Returns (1992)

Silver Screen Guide | Movie Review Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 13:41


Nearly 3 years after Tim Burton wowed audiences with his vision of Batman and the Joker, he returned Batman to the big screen. Retaining Michael Keaton as Batman while adding two new now iconic roles of Catwoman and Penguin, critics loved the film while audiences weren't quite sure. Causing a stir amongst families, children were frightened by the film, which caused Warner Bros. to not pursue a sequel with Tim Burton. Now on the film's 30th anniversary, is Batman Returns a misunderstood work of dark genius? Join Corbin as he eats raw fish to guide you through the production, behind-the-scenes drama, box-office, and impact of Batman Returns! Subscribe to the podcast so you won't miss the full review coming next Monday!   Find Out What We're Watching Every Week: ►Corbin's Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/cwriley95/ ►Allen's Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/rankineugallen/   90's Movie Reviews ►Last Weeks Review: Batman (1989) https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/e/batman-1989-movie-review-first-in-batman-review-series/ ►Superman & Batman Reviews https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/category/batman-reviews/ ►Candyman (1992) https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/e/candyman-1992-movie-review-first-in-candyman-movie-review-series/ ►The Nightmare Before Christmas Review https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/e/tim-burtons-the-nightmare-before-christmas-1993-movie-review-thanksgiving-special/ ►MPAA Discussion https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/e/mpaa-discussion/ ►Find many more 1990's reviews in the archives at https://silverscreenguide.podbean.com/ --------------------------------- Upcoming reviews: *Due to COVID-19 episode release dates are subject to change* Subscribe to the podcast to hear these exciting upcoming reviews! ►Batman Returns (6/20) ►Jurassic World Dominion (6/27) ►Batman Forever (7/4) ►Batman and Robin (7/11) ►Support the podcast | Get bonus content: https://www.patreon.com/silverscreenguide   Follow SSG on your favorite platforms! ►OFFICIAL WEBSITE ►SUBSCRIBE ON iTunes ►SUBSCRIBE ON YouTube ►FOLLOW ON Spotify ►FOLLOW ON FACEBOOK ►FOLLOW ON TWITTER ►SUBSCRIBE ON STITCHER ►SUBSCRIBE ON Listen Notes ►SUBSCRIBE ON TuneIn + Alexa Also available on Deezer, Overcast, Pocket Cast, Castro, and Castbox   Silver Screen Guide is dedicated to delivering the best guides and reviews for movies, TV shows, and video games. Follow our podcast for a new movie review every Monday and follow our YouTube channel for reviews and guides of brand new movies along with classics. We love talking about movies and we love talking about them with you. When you follow us on your favorite platforms and share with your friends you'll never miss your guide to the silver screen.

Lunarcast
Lunarcast #153: Summer of Games Recap

Lunarcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 47:00


Iron, Mike, Penguin and Andy discuss the Summer of Games presentations and the new PS+ offerings.

The Leadership Hacker Podcast
Get Energized with Simon Alexander Ong

The Leadership Hacker Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 42:52


Simon Alexander Ong is an award-winning life and executive coach, keynote speaker, an author of the book Energize. This show is packed full of leadership hacks, tools and ideas that will get you energized, including: How we can awaken our power. The benefits of rewiring our energetic state. Why we need to manage our energy and not our time. How to supercharge our impact. Join our Tribe at https://leadership-hacker.com Music: " Upbeat Party " by Scott Holmes courtesy of the Free Music Archive FMA Transcript: Thanks to Jermaine Pinto at JRP Transcribing for being our Partner. Contact Jermaine via LinkedIn or via his site JRP Transcribing Services Find out more about Simon below: Simon on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonalexanderong/ Simon's Book: https://getenergizebook.com Simon on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SimonAlexanderO Simon on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simonalexandero/ Simon's Website: https://www.simonalexanderong.com   Full Transcript Below ----more---- Steve Rush: Some call me Steve, dad, husband or friend. Others might call me boss, coach or mentor. Today you can call me The Leadership Hacker.   Thanks for listening in. I really appreciate it. My job as the leadership hacker is to hack into the minds, experiences, habits and learning of great leaders, C-Suite executives, authors and development experts so that I can assist you developing your understanding and awareness of leadership. I am Steve Rush, and I am your host today. I am the author of Leadership Cake. I am a transformation consultant and leadership coach. I cannot wait to start sharing all things leadership with you   I'm delighted to welcome to our show today. Simon Alexander Ong. He's an award-winning life and executive coach, keynote speaker, an author of the book Energize. But before we get a chance to speak with Simon, it's The Leadership Hacker News. The Leadership Hacker News Steve Rush: What would you do with an extra two hours a week? Just two. Now, imagine if you could even create more free time, here's an equation I want you to think about. Structure plus discipline, equals freedom. Do you believe that to be true? The reality is, by giving us disciplines within a structure creates capacity for us to do other things. But if we get caught up in the moment, here's a few tech hacks will help us unlock capacity. Set up email filters. in a perfect world we'd only have emails hit our inbox for those that we really needed. The reality is, our inbox gets inundated with emails, not only internally, but from marketeers and those who choose to spam us. Given the fact we don't already have enough, right? You can set up rules that help you filter emails. There's software out there as well. But your firm will probably just let you use the one that you are used to use. But most email service providers let you automatically create labels, filters, and folders. And rule of mine, when I'm on vacation, CC into the delete box. And only if it's resent as a main message, I'd read it. Asynchronous and automatic meetings. Now asynchronous meetings means that you don't have meetings per se, but you use other mediums to communicate through Teams or Zoom or slack or whatever it is you use. Collectively the stuff still gets done, but in a more flexible way, other ways of course is using automation. And according to a recent survey by Dialpad, 83% of professionals spend between at least four to twelve hours in back-to-back meetings. And in my experience, I'd love it to be so few. To help you. You can use automated meeting calendars and you can ask your teams to work with that calendaring system. Also just create space and blocks so that others don't take advantage of your open calendar system. For those of you, a little late adopter to computers, talk to type functions, you might want to take a look. Speech recognition software can really speed up how you take notes, prepare meetings, and you can even use your computers, talk to type function, to dictate emails or other documents, or even play emails back to you invoice while you are walking the dog, or you are in between meetings. And while voice recognition software has come a long way. It's not perfect. So, you'll need to make sure that you use it in the right way and double check it, particularly if you're going to publish to anywhere. And in the hybrid world, we're in, this is not necessarily a tech hack, but a hack it is nonetheless. Let somebody else do the cooking. If you're working from home, weekday meals could take up a lot of time, including the planning, shopping, preparing, cooking. And if you find yourself running late or nipping to the store, by the time you've got your produce back and you cut your vegetables, you might already have wasted another hour. You can use lots of pre-cooked meals or boxed meals to help you become more efficient in the way that you work and the way that you prepare your dinners. Our greatest commodity is time. And once we spend our time, we can't get it back. As of today, 48% of people say that they don't have enough time to do what they want. So, take control of some of the technology and some of the innovation that is around us and give it a try. Remember, there's a bit of learning here, so you'll have to spend some time figuring out what works and what doesn't work for you. For that reason, look for apps and look for other technologies that support you in your approach to being awesome. So, get out there and have a go. That's been The Leadership Hacker in News. Don't forget you can always share your ideas and things that you want us to talk about in the show, by contacting us through our social media.   Start of Podcast Steve Rush: Simon Alexander Ong is our special guest on today's show. He's a personal growth entrepreneur, coach, and speaker. He's also the author of the book Energize. Simon, welcome to the show, my friend! Simon Alexander Ong: Steve, thank you so much for having me on. Steve Rush: I'm really looking forward to today. And the whole subject of energize is probably the most timely for everybody. All of that will become much more apparent as we dive into the themes. The tagline of the book though, Simon is, Make the most out of every moment. And that's exactly what I intend to do with you. So, let's jump straight in and learn a little bit about Simon and your backstory and how you arrived doing what you're doing? Simon Alexander Ong: Sure. So, I was born here in the United Kingdom, Steve to Malaysian parents. And I grew up with this mistaken and belief that success was determined by my job title, be a banker, be a doctor, be a lawyer, be an accountant. And so, my definition was limited to a few choices that I believe would make me successful. Steve Rush: And it's interesting, isn't it? Those labels kind of set you off on a trajectory, didn't they? So, you ended up in a career in banking and then before you knew it, you were doing something else, right? Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely. I mean, I ended up going down the bank route at what was probably the worst possible time, Steve, because this was in the middle of 2007, I had just graduated, and this was also year before the financial crisis. And the first company I started was with Lehman Brothers. And so as, you know, that company collapsed into administration in September, 2008, and now while it was painful at the time, I mean, for anybody who's gone through a redundancy, it is never a nice experience, but at the same time, in hindsight, it was a blessing in disguise because it kick started for me the journey to where I am today, because it got me to question those beliefs that I had held for so long about whether they were really true and whether that was serving me or actually hurting me. And so that was where my interest in the word of entrepreneurship started. And, then it wasn't until 2012 that I really started to focus my energy on what I now get to do today, which is to coach those in leadership positions to speak at conferences and companies. And more recently having finished writing my first book, Steve Rush: Those sliding door moments, isn't it? Where, you know, in the face of adversity, you leave a job that you'd been primed to do all of your life to then find actually it was the sliding door that opened another path. Simon Alexander Ong: Mm-Hmm, mm-hmm. And it's interesting because when I think about that sliding door and I guess many other sliding doors as well, it's that what I've come to understand is that those moments in which we feel at the time are setbacks or failures are actually the very moments that equip us with the wisdom to create the best moments of our life, to step into a path that were completely transform what had come before. Steve Rush: And how much of your growing up with that kind of real strong influence of your folks to say, right. You have to get yourself an academic career and get yourself into a role. How much of that you now still rely on, but in a different way? Simon Alexander Ong: I think I rely a lot less now, obviously because I am not following those definitions now, but I think taking the, I guess the human values from my parents, from my dad's side, I think it has definitely been the hard work element. My dad has always been very committed to what he does. And I think I've taken a lot of that on board. When I do something, I want to see it through to the end. I want to make sure I've given it my best shot. For my mom's side. It has been the empathy, my mom, when you know, before she gave birth to myself and my brother, she was a nurse, and she was very understanding about what other people were going through. And she was able to connect with others in a very powerful way. And so, I think I've taken some of that on board in the work that I do, because coaching, speaking, they are very much a people business. And so, when you engage with someone, it is very important to have that level of emotional intelligence to be able to relate to other people. So, I think those are the values and those are the characteristics that I feel I've taken from my family. Steve Rush: Yeah, awesome. So, then fast forward, you've now just published, Energized, and I have to say, it's a fantastic read. And most importantly, it's getting loads of coverage and you must be really pleased with it, how it's been launched. In fact, I go, as far as say, every time I turn on my social media, there's you and [laugh] and so, you and your marketing team are doing a fantastic job by the way, but I marched to you for that. So, tell us a little bit about that journey. Simon Alexander Ong: Thank you so much. So, I think whenever you start a business, there are lots of roles that you have to take on board because you become your own financial officer, you become your own marketer, your own publicist and so on. And I think when you run a business, you have a natural preference for certain activities, more than others. And for me, because I've always enjoyed speaking, I've grown up with social media, if you like when I was finishing university, I very much enjoyed the marketing side. So, for me, in getting the book out to the world, once the marketing campaign kicked in, I was very much in my element, Steve, because I was looking at ways that we can take videos of the journey. I was looking at partnerships that we could create. I mean, we partnered with The Connaught Hotel to create a signature cocktail inspired by the book. We put together a video trailer in the same way that movies do before the film is released in the cinema. And just last week we partnered with two companies to host one of the world's first book launches in the metaverse. And so, for me, that's what really gives me energy is, to explore this creative side of my brain especially when it's been around the book, which has also been a very important milestone for myself. Steve Rush: Mm-Hmm indeed it has, yeah. So, what was that defining moment then Simon? When you thought I've got something here? I need to kind of put pen to paper. Simon Alexander Ong: [Laugh] well, what is interesting because if I look back at the book journey, Steve, I wasn't actually planning to write a book. I mean in the middle of 2019, where I sat down and reflected on the first half of the year and started to plan for the second. Writing a book was not on my top three or even top five priorities until towards the end of that year, I got approached by a boutique publisher. And they asked if I was interested in writing a book and I thought, well, it doesn't hurt to have a conversation. And so, I went along, I had a coffee to hear what they had in mind. And I came away from that conversation thinking, well, if I was to only write one book, would I be happy with what they were sharing and working with them? And the answer for me was, no. I mean, I had a feeling inside of me that would regret if I didn't think bigger than where I was at the moment. And so, I went away, Steve and I started to reach out to the Penguins, Simon Schuster, Harper Collins, Hay House, some of these big names in the publishing world. And out of the people I reached out to, Penguin was the only one that responded. And so, in January 2020, we met up in person. And still at that point, I didn't know what I was going to write about because I didn't even know if I was going to get a book deal and if this was going to progress. And so, after that conversation, they came back to me and said, Simon, we would like you to put a book proposal together. And I think that was the time that I started thinking about what this would be about Steve. Steve Rush: Yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: And the book is called Energized. But at the time submitting the proposal, the title I put as a working title was actually originally energy is everything. And the reason I put forward that title is because it spoke a lot to my own journey, but also to the fact that when I study some of the most successful leaders in any industry, what I've often found is that they're not necessarily the smartest, the fastest or the strongest, but they are the best when it comes to managing and sustaining their level of energy, because they know that you cannot show up as your best self, if you're always feeling exhausted and drained. Steve Rush: Yeah, and that's cuts across every genre, whether it be business, sport, you look at those that are in peak performance of anything is how they manage their energy to get that optimum performance, right? Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely, definitely, because. Steve Rush: Yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: You have to realize that unless you manage your energy in a sustainable way, you're going to very quickly burn out. And if you want to achieve anything of, you know, on a big scale, you are going to need a lot of energy. And so really understanding how to manage and optimize that will help you in the long term. Steve Rush: Yeah, and energy is everything. Simon Alexander Ong: [Laugh]. Steve Rush: And there's no question, but let's dive into some of the themes within the books and our listeners will be dying to hear about them. Now you've developed four key components as I've called them. They're probably kind of big blocky chapters with lots of really great hacks and tools and tips within them. And I thought it would be really interesting to be able to spin through them and maybe dive into a couple of those themes. Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely. So, I split the book into four parts, part one, awaken your power to rewire your energetic state, three, protect your personal energy and four, supercharge your impact. And the reason I did that is because that takes the reader very much through the journey that I have been on as well as touching on important areas that I've learned over time that can really help us show up as our best selves. So, in the first part, awaken your power. This speaks a lot to the beginnings of my journey. Transitioning from a corporate world to the path of an entrepreneur and how you've got to have some baseline of energy before you can apply some of the knowledge, the strategies, the tips, and hacks that you may hear about. And for me, that always starts with our health. I mean, if there's anything that we've learned over the last couple of years, Steve, is that health really is the first wealth. Steve Rush: Absolutely right, yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: You may have lots of dreams, hopes, and wishes, but unless you're healthy, unless you're able to put those things into action, they will just remain a distant dream. A good way to think about it is this. A healthy person will have lots of things they want to do. The sick will only have one, and that is to get healthy again. And so, once we've put in place some healthy habits, once we've prioritized our health, then we've put a powerful foundation and platform to really build upon. And so that leads into the second part, which is rewire your energetic state. Understanding that it is often the state that we're in that determines the actions, the choices, and the behaviors we take. And then the third part is protecting because once you've got to a point in which you have a lot of energy in your life, it's in a question of, well, how do I protect that? So, I don't leak it away doing things that actually drain me of energy. And I think that can be very challenging for a lot of us, especially when we are ambitious, or we have lots of things we want to do. We forget that creating boundaries to protect our time and breathe oxygen into the things that matter most, just fall by the wayside. Steve Rush: Yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: And so, we have to be aware and conscious of protecting our energy that is aligned to what we want to do in the long term. And the last part really speaks to legacy. You know, I think ultimately, we all want to leave a good legacy behind. And so, the final part, supercharge your impact inspires the readers on how they can go about doing so. Steve Rush: So, let's dive into a couple of things, because there was a few things as I read it that really pricked my conscious, the first one, ironically, was under your, awaken your power. You talk about how we can elevate our consciousness and be really in the presence and in the service of our thoughts. Tell us a little bit about what that really means and how as a leader, I might do that? Simon Alexander Ong: Sure. So, what that speaks to is the fact that you cannot have self-development without self-awareness because you simply can't change what you're not aware of. And so, by elevating our consciousness, it's understanding that beginning of true wisdom is knowing ourselves and that begins with our thoughts. So, when I encourage readers to take up the practice of writing or journaling, what I'm really doing is getting them to better understand themselves because the activity of writing is the cheapest form of therapy. As you get to know yourself, your thoughts, your desires, your challenges, you get greater clarity and understanding on what to do next. But most of us, we keep all of that in our mind and we don't download it onto paper that it can feel overwhelming. Steve Rush: Yes, right. Simon Alexander Ong: But when we can transfer that clutter from our brain onto paper, what happens is that we're able to organize our thoughts in a way that opens up the path to knowing what the next step is. Steve Rush: And that's really quite a powerful thing to do, isn't it? And for those people who haven't yet experienced journaling, it does also take a bit of practice and a bit of discipline too. Doesn't it? Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely, and I think the key with any new practice, Steve is not to pressure yourself on whether I'm doing it right or whether I'm doing it wrong because there's no right way to journal. For some of us, we may need prompts for others we may just want to write down whatever comes to our mind. I mean that's something that was encouraged by Julia Cameron as a concept of morning pages, how I just download whatever's on my mind and then I can filter food out after I put it onto paper. So, the key is, as long as you're journaling, however you're journaling. That is the most important part. Steve Rush: So, as we spin forward, I've kind of raised myself awareness. Now my power is definitely awake. We often find ourselves bumping into what you call energetic blocks. Simon Alexander Ong: Mm. Steve Rush: How would you describe that to our listeners? Simon Alexander Ong: So energetic blocks for me are things that stop you, making progress towards where you want to be and often those can be mental. To give you an example is that if you desire to achieve something, but your critic jumps in and says, you can't do that, it's too difficult. You're too old or you're too young. What's happening is that you have blocked your path of achieving what you want to do. You're setting up these obstacles, these blocks that are going to prevent you from making progress. So, once we understand the nature of how this works, of how energetic blocks will actually prevent us from making progress the way we want to be. We then have to understand how we can rewire the way our mind works. So that actually those blocks will melt away and allow us to make the steps forward to where we want to be. And very often it simply begins with speaking to ourselves in the same way we would to someone we care about. Because even when we achieve something, Steve, what happens is, the critic was still jumping. Steve Rush: Right. Simon Alexander Ong: You know, when you finish a marathon, despite finishing that challenge, your mind often doesn't focus on the fact you finish it. It says, well, I didn't get the time I wanted, I didn't do this. I didn't do that. And what happens is that we're always focus on what we didn't do rather than what we did. Steve Rush: Yeah. The voice in the head is so powerful. Isn't it Simon? You know, the one that we wake up with in the morning or the last voice we hear before we go to bed and I often have shared before, you know, it's also going to be the last voice that we hear before we die. So, this voice has got to help us out. It's got to be an empowered of us rather than the limit, right? Simon Alexander Ong: Totally. Because the person and you alluded to it just now, Steve, the person you are going to speak to the most in your lifetime is yourself. And so, words do have power. I mean, they have the ability to serve a prison sentence to your potential or free and awaken it to achieve and express its full creativity. Steve Rush: I love that. I'm going to write that down. Prison sentence to your potential. That's a belter. I love that, Simon. So now we've managing to get round our blocks. What we often find is that we perhaps don't pay enough attention to our energy states and indeed where we get our energy from and how we manage that. And my favorite chapter in your book is managing your energy, not your time because you know, you can't manage time. Time's going to manage us, but we've got full control over our energy, right? Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely. I mean, when we think about productivity, a lot of us jump exclusively to managing our time better. But the issue with is that if we only focus on managing our time better, we forget that our energy is not constant. When we only focus on managing our time, we mistakenly assume that our energy's uniform for the whole day when in fact it isn't. And so, if I'm opening up my calendar and I look at the afternoon and I go, okay, I'm going to block out four o'clock to five o'clock to go and do a workout. I'm then going to tackle this big task at six o'clock. What actually happens in reality is you never get around to doing so because on average, our energy starts to decline as we move through the afternoon. And so, what you're doing here is you're working against your energy rather than with it. And so, once we start understanding our own energy rhythm, so for some of us, we may be early rises. Others might be night owls. Some of us might be energized in the afternoon. Some of us might get a slump in the afternoon. Once we understand those data points, what happens is that we can begin working with our energy and not against it. And so, if you are an early riser, then it makes sense to tackle your most important task first thing in the morning, if you are a night owl, then it makes sense to do some of that work at the end of the day. Steve Rush: Yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: But you won't know that until you understand at a deeper level how your energy fluctuates throughout the day. And that's why a term that I used in the book; Steve is being a better CEO. Steve Rush: Yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: Energy officer. Steve Rush: Yeah, exactly. And if you look back over the millennial, this has been written about by all sorts of different religions and gurus that energy as its key source is what's going to create your capability or your productivity. And I know you quote quite a lot of different themes of energy in the book in including, you know, the Chinese Chi and that's very much kind of central to making sure that you are productive. Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely. And that's why when you see somebody, and we would've all come across people like this. You will notice that those who have high energy can get more done in days or weeks than many will get accomplished in months or even years. Steve Rush: Right. Simon Alexander Ong: And that is because how they show up in the same hour that others show up is infinitely different. Steve Rush: And also, I know that this isn't just about being on your game all of the time, a key part of managing your energy is recovery and managing that energy flow too. Isn't it? Simon Alexander Ong: Indeed. I think what we're missing here, Steve is the fact that we are very quick to schedule into our diary, work meetings, social events, and holiday plans, but not so quick in scheduling in me time. Steve Rush: That's right. Simon Alexander Ong: And so just imagine if we were to schedule into our calendar me time, as quickly as we do those other things, I think what then happens is that we start to prioritize those moments of intentional rest rather than just being on all the time, because we can't be on all the time. We're not built to be on all the time. And so, we do need those periods to reset, rejuvenate and recharge. Steve Rush: Yeah, and one of the things into this part of the book, I love as well is, you call it how you can go about electrifying your environment. Tell us about that? Simon Alexander Ong: I've gone through a number of experiences that really electrified my environment, Steve. So, one of the messages I often share with clients and audiences is that the fastest way to make progress is to design an environment that makes it impossible not to succeed. And a lot of that comes down to how you are electrifying your environment, because if you are in environments that simply electrify you, open your mind to new ideas, elevate your thinking from big to astronomical. Then what happens is that you have a constant supply of energy from that source. Now your environment, isn't just people you spend time with. It is also what you watch, what you listen to, who you follow on social media, your physical environment, your digital environment, all of these things act as a force and an influence are not only how you see yourself, but what you see as possible for your future. Steve Rush: And we often don't realize that our environment has changed so much over the last ten years. Some of the things like news, media, TV, and social media, that's so accessible to us now, if we're not really thoughtful about where we consume and indeed what we consume from those channels, it can have a massive impact on energy. Can't it? Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely. And that's why it goes back to the point of being aware. You know, if we're not a aware or consciously aware of how our environment is influencing our behavior and our energy, then what happens is that we simply become a victim to external events. But when we begin to take responsibility for where we are and where we want to be, that's when we actually deepen our awareness of, are we spending time focusing on things we can control or we're focusing on things we can't? And for many of us, it tends to be on the latter. Steve Rush: You also talk about the environment being broader than what we just talked about indeed people as well, that you actually can infect and be infected positively adversely by people's energy states too. Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely. And this is why you know, being aware and curating your environment is so important because energy is neutral in the sense that it doesn't care if you're spending time around negative or positive sources, you simply become infected by whatever quality of energy you spend time with. So of course, the more time you spend around negative sources of energy in no time, you're going to feel very negative. And likewise, if you spend a lot of time around sources of energy that are positive, in no time, you're going to start feeling very positive. And this is why we have to be very careful about the energy that we expose ourselves to. Because very quickly we become like the energy that we are associated with. Steve Rush: You can't always visibly see this, but you can feel it. It's almost like a, I don't know how you'd describe it, but like it radiates from people. You can physically get good vibes, bad vibes, call it what you like from people. And that draws people to people, and it pushes them away. Doesn't it? Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely, I mean, there's an interesting study that I came across in the research from my book, Steve, that showed that young children especially those under the age of three or four actually understand this in a way that we don't. So, to give an example, under the age of three or four children are still learning to speak fluently. So often they still speak quite broken, but if they were to walk into a room in which you know, parents have had an argument, a child can sense that and will react very differently to if the parents were very happy and were showering the child with love because they can't articulate those things in words, but they do it through emotion and body language. It's been shown that children actually can feel the energy of a room. Steve Rush: It's fascinating, isn't it? In fact, I was chatting to a future guest last week. Simon Alexander Ong: Mm-hmm. Steve Rush: And they do leadership work with horses. Simon Alexander Ong: Mm-hmm. Steve Rush: And apparently horses can also feel energy from people in a very similar way. And, you know, they've described taking leadership teams to stables and the horse's kind of spooking because they're not particularly effective. And conversely, you know, you can see these animals physically manifest when there's a positive energy with this team. Find it really fascinating. Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely. Even if we look at organizations, I mean, those in positions of leadership are like the thermostat of the energy field of an organization, the leader is. Steve Rush: Yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: Constantly emitting positive energy and vibes, then guess what? The people beneath him or her will feel exactly the same. And it's seeing when they show up with. Steve Rush: Yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: Negative energy, of course, everybody around him or her will start feeling negative. And so, that's the same thing when we think about organizations Steve Rush: And you close off your book with supercharging your impact, and ironically, the title of the book that you had planned was the last chapter of your book. Simon Alexander Ong: [Laugh] Steve Rush: Energy is everything. And how would you just kind of summarize the whole kind of energy and energy state? Simon Alexander Ong: Sure. So, to summarize, think of it this way for the listeners. You may call it Chi. I mean, we've touched on that before, you may call it Chi if you come from Chinese culture. If you come from Maui culture, you will probably call it Mana or if you're a fan of the Star Wars film franchise, you will call it the force. Now, whatever we are referring to, it is the same thing, which is energy as a life force. And for me, once we start to tap into that from a spiritual and emotional and mental and a physical perspective, we begin to not only unleash our deepest potential, but what happens is we actually start to contribute to a story that will positively influence all the lives of people to come into contact with us. And that for me is how we supercharge our impact. It's by understanding the relationship we have with our energy as a life force and then to sharing that with other people so that they will be inspired to step out of the shadows of their own story and into the light of their hero potential Steve Rush: Love it. I think it's amazing. So, we are going to share with our listeners at the end of the show, how they can get a copy of the book and learn more about you. Before I do that, though, I'm going to just flip the lens a little, and I'm going to hack into your great entrepreneurial and developmental brain and try and get you to distill all of that wise learnings and research into your top three leadership hacks, Simon, what would they be? Simon Alexander Ong: Sure. So, if I had to extract free leadership hacks, the first would be to ask for help. The second would be to help others. And the third would be to diversify your inputs. And I'll just elaborate briefly on each one. So, the first ask for help. Simply taps into the concept that we never get to the top alone. And unless you are humble enough to embrace that eternal student mindset and to ask for help from other people, people that may be better than you in some respects with regards to skills or knowledge or insights, then what happens is that you start to think more innovatively and creatively. So, ask for help would be the first one. Second would be help others. You know, something I learned from one of my mentors, a man called Bob Burg, who co-authored the book, The Go-Giver is, that the secret to success is giving. And that is because our value as a human on this planet is determined by how much more we have given to the world than we have taken from it. And I think that the more we can help others, the more that we can unleash other people's leadership potential. Then what happens is that through that process, we are demonstrating leadership ourselves. Steve Rush: Perfect example, of course, is when you give energy to people and you give the right attitude and environment, you get it back. Simon Alexander Ong: This is Kamer in action. Steve Rush: Yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: And the third one there is to diversify your inputs. And this is what I mean by diversity your inputs. If you only look at your competition, you can only be as good as your competition. And that immediately sets a bar to your growth because you're only using your competition as a benchmark. But once you open your mind to people from very different industries, from different walks of life, from different experiences, you begin to awaken your creative potential. And this is how innovation is born. It's not born by looking your competitors. It's born by looking at people outside of your industry, and then bringing in the impact and influence of those inputs into your own so that you are seen as innovative. So, to give an example, the idea for the cocktail to mark the launch of my book, Steve, that came about from being connected to the bartender, the world's best bar, The Connaught Hotel. The idea for the video trailer came from my conversations with a friend who directs movies. And so, by diversifying the inputs I have into my environment and my mind, I'm able to really explore my creativity. Steve Rush: Yeah, I love it. Super hacks. So, in the next part of the show, Simon, we call it Hack to Attack. Simon Alexander Ong: [Laugh]. Steve Rush: So, this is typically where it hasn't gone well. Now, you've had an incredible success journey, but there have probably been times as all of us where, you know, it's all gone wrong, and it's not worked out as we'd intended. So, as a result of that though, has there been a time where something's gone wrong and it's now serving you well? Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely. I think the first example that came to my mind as you asked that question, Steve was the beginning of my speaking journey. And you may record a story actually because I shared it in a chapter in my book and it was when I got invited for my first paid speaking. I'd never done that before. I mean, I've done free talks before, but this was my first paid speaking. Steve Rush: Yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: And so, I prepared rigorously for the delivery. I had notes, I had bullet points on what I wanted to cover. And I made my way to the event, which was held in Canary Wharf in London. It was at the top of one of these skyscrapers and fifty minutes before we were about to start, I checked him with the team. I said, are we all good? Can they see my slides? Does the tech work? And everything was okay. And then as I started to put my notes on the keyboard of my laptop so that I can reference them throughout the delivery, I noticed that in my rush, out of my house, I brought with me the wrong set of notes, i.e., the wrong set of paper. And suddenly I was thinking, do I continue? Or do I stop. Steve Rush: One of those moments, isn't it? Simon Alexander Ong: Where your kind of like, well, I didn't expect this. And so, I had to really regroup myself. And just for context, keep in mind this wasn't like a Ted Talk that was only 20 minutes long. This was a 90-minute workshop. So, this was a lengthy delivery, but I stayed there, and I followed through and delivering to the audience. And if there's anything I took from that experience, Steve, it's how to buy time when you need time to think about what you're going to say next [laugh]. Steve Rush: Yes. I've been there many times. Simon Alexander Ong: And so, I remember a point saying to the audience when I needed the space to think what was going to come next, because I didn't have my notes with me. I would say things such as well. I would like you to take a moment now to turn to the person to the left and right of you and share your thoughts to what I just asked. And I would give them around five or six minutes or so. And I would use that time to think about what I'm going to say next, or what was I meant to say next? And so that taught me how to speak when things don't always go your way but also to speak without notes. And I think that has served me well since then, Steve. Steve Rush: Super example. So, the last thing we get to do is give you the opportunity for a bit of time travel. Simon Alexander Ong: [Laugh]. Steve Rush: And you can bump into Simon at twenty-one and give him some words of wisdom. Now, what do you think that might be? Simon Alexander Ong: So much to share so much to tell Steve. I think the first thing that comes to mind, if I were to sit in front of that twenty-one Simon would be trust what your heart is telling you more than the approval of others. Because listen to your heart may not always get you to where you want to be, but it will always get you to where you need to be. Steve Rush: Yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: And it's far better spending a time doing that than it is seeking validation from people who don't really care about your success. Steve Rush: It's an interesting use of phraseology as well, listening to your heart because actually people argue, you probably have people at the end of their devices now going, how do you listen to someone's heart? The irony of what you've just described actually is listen to your energy. Meta physicians around the world will tell you that that's what's happening. It's the energy, right? Simon Alexander Ong: Definitely because that's why I described in the second, I think it's the second or the third chapter that the longest journey we make as humans are the inches for my heads to our hearts. Steve Rush: Yeah. Simon Alexander Ong: And the reason, it's never an easy journey because as you say, Steve, it's really about listening to our body and our energy. And some of us got the opportunity to do that when the world was in lockdown, because when you couldn't go outside, the only place you could go was inside. Steve Rush: Yeah, that's right. Simon Alexander Ong: And so, as we reflected at a deep level about where we were in life and whether we were doing this sort of work, that brought fulfillment, it made many of us question what our next set of actions would be. Steve Rush: Mm-Hmm. Simon Alexander Ong: And I think a lot of that did contribute to this experience that is going on in America. And I'm pretty sure elsewhere in the world called the great resignation because people are now awakening to the fact that maybe I should give what I really want to do a shot. Steve Rush: Yeah, and we're seeing that everywhere in every walk of life, which is really fascinating too. So, what's next for you then Simon? What's on the cards? Simon Alexander Ong: [Laugh]. So, for me, I'm just enjoying as much as I can now, Steve, the book being out in the world, seeing in people's hands. I'm due to speak in India next month, next month, being June. So doing a free city tour and then Dubai in September. And I'm going to start thinking about book number two, because I'm already flush with lots of ideas on the back of this book. And so, join us for a moment, Steve, and then I I'll slowly see what's next. Steve Rush: Fantastic. Sounds like episode number two for you. Simon Alexander Ong: [Laugh]. Indeed, indeed. Steve Rush: So, Simon, where can our listeners get a copy of Energize and tap into the great resources that you're putting out to the world right now? Simon Alexander Ong: Sure. So, to learn more about the book and purchase a copy. You can head to getenergizebook.com. That is energized with a Z. And if you would like to connect with me or ask any questions on the back of this conversation, then you can find me on all social media platforms. But the two that I use the most are LinkedIn and Instagram in which my handle is at @Simonalexandero. Steve Rush: Simon, thank you ever so much for coming and join us on the show. I am pretty certain that there is a massive opportunity around a corner for you. You are putting great energy out there and I'm certainly benefiting from it personally. So, thank you for that, and thank you for coming on the show and being part of our community. Simon Alexander Ong: Steve, thank you so much and very grateful to have been invited onto your show. Steve Rush: Thanks Simon. Closing Steve Rush: I want to sign off by saying thank you to you for joining us on the show too. We recognize without you, there is no show. So please continue to share, subscribe, and like, and continue to get in touch with us with the great new stories that we share every week. And so that we can continue to bring you great stories. Please make sure you give us a five-star review where you can and share this podcast with your friends, your teams, and communities. You want to find us on social media. You can find us on Facebook and Twitter @leadershiphacker, Leadership Hacker on YouTube and on Instagram, @the_leadership_hacker and if that wasn't enough, you can also find us on our website leadership-hacker.com. Tune into next episode to find out what great hacks and stories are coming your way. That's me signing off. I'm Steve Rush, and I've been your Leadership Hacker.  

Chatzylon 5: A Babylon 5 Podcast
The Leftovers 1.01 "Pilot" and 1.02 "Penguin Us, One Zero"

Chatzylon 5: A Babylon 5 Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 124:32


Editor's Note: If you're already a patron and you want to skip past the PilotChatz discussion, jump ahead to 53:20 for the new content!Welcome to The Chatzovers, a Leftovers podcast hosted by Allen and Magellan of Chatz. We're really excited to be discussing this show with first-timers and rewatchers alike, and we hope you enjoy the ride along with us. The first 50 minutes of this episode are an episode of "PilotChatz" our Patreon-exclusive show where we watch TV pilots and discuss them in depth. After that, we return to the pilot several months later with some extra thoughts before diving into the much more plot-heavy "Penguin One, Us Zero". We should be sticking to two episodes a week for this season, so come back next week for another pair of discussions, and as always thank you so very much for listening.Check out chatzpod.com for all things Chatzpod!TwitterRedditTwitchEmail: chatzpod@gmail.comOur main podcast feed art was done by Camilla Franklin, whose work can be found at https://camillafranklin.myportfolio.com/

The Book Club Review
Michel the Giant: An African in Greenland

The Book Club Review

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 41:43


Join us as we venture to the frozen north in the very enjoyable company of Tété-Michel Kpomassie, who left his home of Togo, West Africa to pursue his dream of living in Greenland. While we may not have been 100% sold on the cuisine, we were fascinated by his experiences and the unique perspective he brings to his observations about the society he encounters there. First published in English in 1981 the book was recently re-issued by Penguin as part of their Modern Classics series. But do we think it should have a place on your bookshelf? Listen in to find out. And because there are few things we love more than a polar book, we've got a stack of other suggestions for your reading pile, from previous pod favourites like A Woman in the Polar Night by Christine Ritter, to a new to us book called This Cold Heaven, by Gretel Erlich. So come, fix yourself a cup of coffee with reindeer fat, and let us tell you more.   Books discussed   The Northern Lights, The Amber Spyglass and The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman (His Dark Materials trilogy, [Scholastic]) The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven by Nathaniel Ian Miller (Hachette) This Cold Heaven by Gretel Erlich (Harper Collins) Prophets of Eternal Fjord by Kim Leine (and The Colony of Good Hope [Pan Macmillan]) Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow by Peter Høeg (Penguin).  A Woman in the Polar Night by Christiane Ritter. Keep in touch: No matter when you listen to this episode you can always comment via the episode page on our website, thebookclubreview.co.uk (where you'll also find the episode transcript). Comments there go straight to our inboxes so let us know your thoughts and we'll reply.  Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook  

The Cartoon Pad
The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Dan Misdea

The Cartoon Pad

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 64:12


This episode on The Cartoon Pad is cartoonist, illustrator and book maker Dan Misdea! His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Air Mail, Narrative, Reader's Digest, Weekly Humorist, and The Funny Times. He has a new children's book coming out next year with Penguin, the big publisher not the flightless bird. See his work at https://danmisdea.com/

ON THE CALL
ON THE CALL - MARIO GOLDEN+ANDREAS ROBERTZ

ON THE CALL

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 34:32


MARIO GOLDEN+ANDREAS ROBERTZ: Mario was born in Mexico and Andreas in German, but both met in NYC. At age 14, Mexico migrated to South Texas with his family and in the midst of financial hardship, graduated from high school as a valedictorian and gained full scholarship to Stanford University where he earned a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A in International Development Education. After years as an educator, Mario expanded his studies and practice with an emphasis on depth psychology and group facilitation, family and organizational systems, eastern spirituality and the Enneagram, which deals with the human psyche. Simultaneously, he developed as an artist working in Mexico and the U.S. receiving positive reviews for his film appearances such as: “The Mule”, which was picked up for broadcasting by HBO Latin America in 2006, “Capicu” and “Del Otro Lado” (The Other Side) a Spanish language feature film he co-starred, co-wrote and co-produced, which was screened in the U.S and at international festivals in Canada, Europe and Latin America. His first full-length play “One Less Queen'' was published in the anthology-Positive/Negative: Women of Color and HIV, “Turning Point” a series of one-acts that TNC presented, “The Trip” selected for the Samuel French Short Ply Festival and the Strawberry One Act Festival, and more. He is a member of the Village Playwrights, Around The Block, the Hispanic Organization of Latino Actors and Founding Co-director of One Heart Productions, a non-profit theater and film company….. Andreas studied theology, archeology, history of thought, acting and later became a radio journalist. He is an established German theater director with 15 years of experience, directing and producing more that 30 shows in theaters of 40 to 900 seats, receiving numerous regional and national awards and nominations for his outstanding work as a director. In 2002 he served as Artistic Advisor for the City Arts Council and as Residence Director at the Artheater Cologne and while there in Cologne, he produced and directed a number of contemporary American, Canadian and English plays to critical acclaim and was awarded the 2006 Cologne City Award for his direction of The Pillowman. In New York, Andreas has directed readings at the Public Theater as part of the series of New Czech voices produced by the Immigrants' Theater Project, and other projects at Around The Block, The Theater For The New City, the Martin E. Segal Theater (CUNY) and The Mint Theater. He received the 2008 Golden Penguin for best direction at the Penguin's Day Festival for the one-woman show “Which is My Drug of Choice?” by Kai Hensel. Andreas and Mario launched a project in Berlin in 2008 with five German actresses and a German playwright as part of an initiative for healing and reconciliation between Jewish and non-Jewish German impacted by the Holocaust. In 2014 Andreas received the H.O.L.A award for Best Production for the “Charlotte's Song'' by Nancy Ferragallo and again in 2016, for Best Ensemble for the “Exile is My Home” by Domnica Radulescu. He has become a respected playwriting teacher and developed a second career as a cultural journalist for one of Germany's most esteemed broadcasting networks, with hundreds of interviews on art and life. Andreas is a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab Network and Artistic Director of One Heart Productions. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ozzie-stewart/support

Curiously Polar
155 A Most Remote Easter

Curiously Polar

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 14:16


The Arctic and the Antarctic are privileged locations for observers interested in understanding how our world is shaped by the forces of nature and the workings of history. These areas have inspired countless humans to undertake epic expeditions of discov

New Books in Film
Erich Schwartzel, "Red Carpet: Hollywood, China, and the Global Battle for Cultural Supremacy" (Penguin, 2022)

New Books in Film

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 42:47


From trade to technology to military might, competition between the United States and China dominates the foreign policy landscape. But this battle for global influence is also playing out in a strange and unexpected arena: the movies. The film industry, Wall Street Journal reporter Erich Schwartzel explains, is the latest battleground in the tense and complex rivalry between these two world powers. In recent decades, as China has grown into a giant of the international economy, it has become a crucial source of revenue for the American film industry. Hollywood studios are now bending over backward to make movies that will appeal to China's citizens—and gain approval from severe Communist Party censors. At the same time, and with America's unwitting help, China has built its own film industry into an essential arm of its plan to export its national agenda to the rest of the world. The competition between these two movie businesses is a Cold War for this century, a clash that determines whether democratic or authoritarian values will be broadcast most powerfully around the world. Red Carpet: Hollywood, China, and the Global Battle for Cultural Supremacy (Penguin, 2022) is packed with memorable characters who have—knowingly or otherwise—played key roles in this tangled industry web: not only A-list stars like Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, and Richard Gere but also eccentric Chinese billionaires, zany expatriate filmmakers, and starlets who disappear from public life without explanation or trace. Schwartzel combines original reporting, political history, and show-biz intrigue in an exhilarating tour of global entertainment, from propaganda film sets in Beijing to the boardrooms of Hollywood studios to the living rooms in Kenya where families decide whether to watch an American or Chinese movie. Alarming, occasionally absurd, and wildly entertaining, Red Carpet will not only alter the way we watch movies but also offer essential new perspective on the power struggle of this century. Renee Garfinkel, Ph.D. is a psychologist, writer, Middle East television commentator and host of The New Books Network's Van Leer Jerusalem Series on Ideas. Write her at reneeg@vanleer.org.il Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/film

New Books Network
Erich Schwartzel, "Red Carpet: Hollywood, China, and the Global Battle for Cultural Supremacy" (Penguin, 2022)

New Books Network

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 42:47


From trade to technology to military might, competition between the United States and China dominates the foreign policy landscape. But this battle for global influence is also playing out in a strange and unexpected arena: the movies. The film industry, Wall Street Journal reporter Erich Schwartzel explains, is the latest battleground in the tense and complex rivalry between these two world powers. In recent decades, as China has grown into a giant of the international economy, it has become a crucial source of revenue for the American film industry. Hollywood studios are now bending over backward to make movies that will appeal to China's citizens—and gain approval from severe Communist Party censors. At the same time, and with America's unwitting help, China has built its own film industry into an essential arm of its plan to export its national agenda to the rest of the world. The competition between these two movie businesses is a Cold War for this century, a clash that determines whether democratic or authoritarian values will be broadcast most powerfully around the world. Red Carpet: Hollywood, China, and the Global Battle for Cultural Supremacy (Penguin, 2022) is packed with memorable characters who have—knowingly or otherwise—played key roles in this tangled industry web: not only A-list stars like Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, and Richard Gere but also eccentric Chinese billionaires, zany expatriate filmmakers, and starlets who disappear from public life without explanation or trace. Schwartzel combines original reporting, political history, and show-biz intrigue in an exhilarating tour of global entertainment, from propaganda film sets in Beijing to the boardrooms of Hollywood studios to the living rooms in Kenya where families decide whether to watch an American or Chinese movie. Alarming, occasionally absurd, and wildly entertaining, Red Carpet will not only alter the way we watch movies but also offer essential new perspective on the power struggle of this century. Renee Garfinkel, Ph.D. is a psychologist, writer, Middle East television commentator and host of The New Books Network's Van Leer Jerusalem Series on Ideas. Write her at reneeg@vanleer.org.il Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/new-books-network

Bande à part
166: Catching Up

Bande à part

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 30:07


We catch up with all that's been happening - and discuss Ukrainian milliner Ruslan Baginskiy and Elizabeth Wilson's new book 'Unfolding the Past'. See links below. We'd love you to support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bandeapartpodcast Unravelling Threads: Tracing and Transforming Violence and Trauma through Fashion, Conference, The Courtauld Institute / LCF (6-7 May 2022): https://courtauld.ac.uk/whats-on/unravelling-threads-tracing-and-transforming-violence-and-trauma-though-fashion/ Documenting Fashion Blog: https://sites.courtauld.ac.uk/documentingfashion/ Ruslan Blaginsky: https://www.instagram.com/ruslanbaginskiy_hats/ and https://ruslanbaginskiy.com/ Elizabeth Wilson, ‘Unfolding the Past', Bloomsbury (2022): https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/unfolding-the-past-9781350232617/ ‘Dressed: 7 Women – 200 Years of Fashion', MK&G, Hamburg (25 February – 28 August 2022): https://www.mkg-hamburg.de/en/exhibitions/dressed Charlie Porter,'What Artists Wear', Penguin (2021): https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/314/314590/what-artists-wear/9780141991252.html

No Bad Ideas
Penguin Murder House (With Lauren Shippen)

No Bad Ideas

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 56:37


Unfortunately, we're short a Gabriel this week but we've tricked one of our favorite people in podcasting to come join us for a dose of silliness at NBI HQ: the great Lauren Shippen is here!   And there's plenty of silliness to go around. First, Zach brings us a small town conspiracy that definitely does not involve Banksy, and we spin it into a story of CC that also, definitely, does not involve Banksy. Then Sarah brings us the story of an author who probably shouldn't have written an essay about committing a murder, and we turn it into the story of a writer who burned out who needs to hit the best-seller list and is willing to die, or kill, trying.  Then we talk to Lauren about the origins of her latest show, Mirage Diner, and its journey to the Tribeca festival, the various ways one can go about creating ideas for podcasts and the different ways they can come to fruition, the advantages of owning what you make, the reasons to leave series alone when they're done, and even more.  Plus: Murder Zines, a mix of Catch Me If You Can and Lemony Snicket, scathing commentaries on municipal funding, real vibes, and a gcal sync across the multiverse.   Today's Bad Ideas™:  Idea #1  Idea #2   To listen to the premiere of Mirage Diner at the Tribeca Fest on June 8th in New York, head here for tickets! For more of Lauren's work, you can check out all the quality shows by Atypical Artists. You can also find her on Twitter and Instagram.  Support the show: http://patreon.com/NoBadIdeas See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Takeaway
Working at the Penguin Post Office

The Takeaway

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 7:48


If you ever dreamed of exploring Antarctica, you might consider applying for the highly sought after role of postmaster for the southernmost post office in the world. From November through March, post office employees live without running water or flushing toilets and are also expected to observe, count, and clean up after a colony of Gentoo penguins in Port Lockroy, Antarctica. We learn more about the challenges and rewards of living amongst penguins in Antarctica with Vicky Inglis, former postmaster and current field operation coordinator for the U.K. Antarctic Heritage Trust.

Our American Stories
EP336: Enrique the Penguin Who Wears Shoes, 3...2...1...You're It and Through the Gates of Splendor

Our American Stories

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 38:16


On this episode of Our American Stories, Marija Elden, the Zoological Manager of Birds, shares Enrique the penguin's journey to owning a pair of pretty cool kicks. Robert Frohlich tells the story of his bad road trip while volunteering to bring trucks to impoverished communities in Appalachia. Elisabeth Elliot tells us the story of Operation Auca, an attempt by five American missionaries to reach the Auca tribe (considered the most dangerous in the world) of eastern Ecuador.  Support the show (https://www.ouramericanstories.com/donate)   Time Codes: 00:00 - Enrique the Penguin Who Wears Shoes 12:30 - 3...2...1...You're It 25:00 - Through the Gates of Splendor See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Big Gay Fiction Podcast
Ep 381: Penguin Families and Book Bannings with Justin Richardson & Peter Parnell

Big Gay Fiction Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 49:31


Happy Pride Month! To kick off Pride, Jeff reviews Phil Stamper's middle grade book "Small Town Pride." Jeff also talks about the dangers of book bannings and anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, and that everyone should be actively supporting causes that fight for diversity and inclusion. Children's book authors Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, authors of the classic "And Tango Makes Three," join Jeff to talk about their book, which has been repeatedly banned and challenged since its publication more than 15 years ago. Peter and Justin discuss what's different about the current rash of book bannings, their response to Florida's "Don't Say Gay" bill, and have tips on how everyone can take action. Complete shownotes for episode 381 along with a transcript of the show are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com. Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find many more outstanding podcasts at frolic.media/podcasts!

Can You Don't?
Can You Don't? | Mummy. Fry Sauce. Slide. Stinky Penguin.

Can You Don't?

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 78:55


Have you ever had the pleasure of accidentally swinging open a bathroom door while poop is pouring all over the floor? Let's talk about that, a giant waste of money finding out what a 3,000 year old mummy sounds like, using the emergency escape slide on a plane, fighting over Netflix, and more on today's episode of Can You Don't?!*** PLEASE RATE AND REVIEW US ON WHATEVER PODCAST PLATFORM ALLOWS YOU TO! IT HELPS MORE THAN YOU KNOW ***New Episodes every Wednesday at 12pm PSTWatch on Youtube: https://youtu.be/YOJN9k2OMX8Send in segment content: heyguys@canyoudontpodcast.comMerch: http://canyoudontpodcast.comFB: http://facebook.com/canyoudontpodcastIG: http://instagram.com/canyoudontpodcastYouTube: https://bit.ly/3wyt5rtOfficial Website: http://canyoudontpodcast.comCustom Music Beds by Zach CohenHugs and tugs :)See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.