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Something You Should Know
Is It Good to Be Cynical? & How We All Screw Up Our Personal Finances

Something You Should Know

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 53:01


What do you crave? Well, whatever it is, the next time you crave it, there is something simple you can do that can make the craving pass quickly to help you avoid temptation. I begin this episode with this very easy tactic that has been proven to work. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psyched/201104/clenching-your-fists-increases-willpower Would you say you are a cynical person? A cynic is someone who doesn't put much faith in the goodness of others. Many cynics say they are just realists - that people can't be trusted because humans are motivated by greed and self-interest. Well, when you look a little deeper, cynicism may not be such a great way to view humanity according to behavior scientist Jamil Zaki, PhD, who is an associate professor of psychology at Stanford University. He has a great TED Talk called Escaping the Cynicism Trap and he is also author of the book The War for Kindness (https://amzn.to/2qtq4dX) . Listen as he reveals why some of us are cynics and what being cynical does to a person.  Jamil was on an earlier episode talking about empathy which I think you will enjoy if you haven't heard it. You can listen to it here: https://www.somethingyoushouldknow.net/338-dirty-jobs-host-mike-rowe-offers-a-different-view-of-success-the-awesome-power-of-empathy/ It hopefully comes as a comfort that almost everyone has regrets about how they have handled their finances. So much so that a large number of us have actually shed tears over money mistakes. What's more important is what are you going to do now with your money? Joining me to discuss that and offer some very specific advice to get your financial house in order is Joe Saul-Sehy, a former financial planner who hosts the popular podcast called Stacking Benjamins https://www.stackingbenjamins.com/ and has a new book out called Stacked: Your Super Serious Guide to Modern Money Management (https://amzn.to/3KaBYO1). Joe mentions some financial apps in the episode. Here are the links: Qube Money: https://qubemoney.com/ Tiller: https://www.tillerhq.com/ YNAB (You Need a Budget): https://www.youneedabudget.com/ Some people claim they can tell if a storm is approaching because they feel pain in their joints. Can that be true or just an old wives tale? Listen to find out. Source: Paul Yeager author of Weather Whys (https://amzn.to/3fonYCj) PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS! We really like The Jordan Harbinger Show! Check out https://jordanharbinger.com/start OR search for it on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen!  Truebill is the smartest way to manage your finances. The average person saves $720 per year with Truebill. Get started today at https://Truebill.com/SYSK Take control of your finances and start saving today! To see the all new Lexus NX and to discover everything it was designed to do for you, visit https://Lexus.com/NX Discover matches all the cash back you've earned at the end of your first year! Learn more at https://discover.com/match https://www.geico.com Bundle your policies and save! It's Geico easy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

KindredCast: Insights From Dealmakers & Thought Leaders
Aryeh Bourkoff joins Rick Kleiman on the Boardroom: Out of Office Podcast

KindredCast: Insights From Dealmakers & Thought Leaders

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 79:31


Aryeh joined Rich on his podcast, Out of Office, part of The Boardroom Podcast Network. Subscribe to Out of Office wherever you're listening to this podcast. Episode 58: Founder and CEO of LionTree LLC, Aryeh BourkoffAryeh Bourkoff is a high-profile investor who has decades of experience in company research media and telecommunications megadeals. In this episode of Out Of Office, Aryeh discusses the realistic road to entrepreneurship in a global society, the future of cryptocurrency, NFTs and the metaverse and his own personal and professional goals for the future. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Relationships & Revenue with John Hulen
Episode 86 Making Elephants Fly with Terry Weaver

Relationships & Revenue with John Hulen

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 94:41


In today's episode, John talks with Terry Weaver - author of Making Elephants Fly: Getting Your Dreams Off the Ground, keynote speaker, coach, founder of The Thing conference, podcaster, ideapreneur, and dreamer. Terry helps leaders navigate the galaxy of entrepreneurship. Listen to this episode to learn more: [01:49] - The weather channel and entrepreneurship [05:06] - Building long term relationships in business [09:44] - Sales process is about serving people [11:16] - How to be successful [19:43] - Suggestions to change the education system [23:02] - Future of the retail industry [30:00] - The world is shifting and you must be ready to adapt [32:01] - How Terry helps people find clarity [41:13] - Don't have just one business, have a portfolio of things that you do [46:35] - Terry's definition of creatives [51:04] - Scariest thing in the entrepreneur space [56:11] - About his podcast Making Elephants Fly [1:04:25] - About The Thing conferences - main conference and mini-conference [1:10:54] - How Terry builds up his significant relationships and the impact those relationships have on his business [1:18:21] - One habit that every creator/entrepreneur must have [1:24:34] - Failing vs. failure [1:37:52] - What leadership is all about NOTABLE QUOTES: "Hustle is meant to be a season, not a way of life."  "Ask yourself what you really want, get really clear about that, and then go after it." "Unless your dream is bigger than you are, there's a real problem with your dream." "The tribe doesn't expand what people are already in it. It's got to be people who aren't in it." "We can only amplify someone that's already making noise. None of us can help someone who is silent."  "When you know your stuff so well, it makes it easier to say no. Because saying no to the wrong things makes it easier to say yes to the right things." "If you're not recruiting more leaders, you're not doing anything as a leader." "We live in a world of checks, likes, and top friend lists, and we want to accumulate relationships like we're collectors of cards." "Ideas that don't get acted upon don't help anybody." "Failing means I'm taking a risk. I'm trying something new. I did it wrong, and now I have an opportunity to learn from it. Failure, on the other hand, is a state of being. It is a choice to stay exactly where I am and not move forward." BOOKS MENTIONED:   The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level by Gay Hendricks (https://tinyurl.com/TheBigLeapBookGH)     Hell Yeah! Or Hell No! And How to Tell the Difference: The Ultimate Guide to Intuitive Decision Making by Sam Kyle (https://tinyurl.com/HellYeahOrHellNoBook)   RESOURCES MENTIONED: Seth Godin's blog: https://seths.blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/stop-stealing-dreams6print.pdf  Seth Godin's Ted Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXpbONjV1Jc  USEFUL LINKS http://terryweaver.com/  https://thethingorlando.com/  https://www.instagram.com/terrytheweaver  https://www.instagram.com/thethinglive  https://www.facebook.com/terrytheweaver  https://twitter.com/terryweaver  https://www.linkedin.com/in/terrytheweaver  CONNECT WITH JOHN  Website - https://thejohnhulen.com   Clubhouse - https://www.joinclubhouse.com/@johnhulen   Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/johnhulen   Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/johnhulen   Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/johnhulen   LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnhulen   YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLX_NchE8lisC4NL2GciIWA   EPISODE CREDITS Intro music provided by Tony Palacios - https://www.instagram.com/tonytonedog/   Outro music provided by Jeff Scheetz - https://jeffscheetz.com/  

Zero To Travel Podcast
How To Be Everything w/ Emilie Wapnick

Zero To Travel Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 63:32


Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you weren't locked into a single career path? Then you might just be a multipotentialite.  Today I am joined by writer, artist, community leader, and my dear friend Emilie Wapnick to discuss just how embracing your passions can help you reimagine work.   Emilie is a fine example of the many things a person can accomplish when you simply embrace your uniqueness. Her TED Talk and book, How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don't Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up, empowers others to embrace the multipotentiality in their lives.  If you want to learn how to integrate your interests to create a dynamic, fulfilling, and fruitful career and lifestyle, then you don't want to miss this episode. [Note: This is an episode from the archives that we felt needed to be heard again!] Which passions do you most want to follow? I'd love to hear more about them and hope you will share by sending me an audio message. Don't forget that if you want access to the private Zero To Travel podcast feed, a bonus episode every month (decided on by YOU), exclusive content, direct access to me to answer your questions, and more. Click Here To Try Premium Passport For Only $1 and get: Access To The Zero To Travel Podcast Archives (300+ amazing episodes and growing)  One Bonus Episode Per Month (Decided By YOU) + Exclusive Content You Can't Hear Anywhere Else  Ask Me (Jason) Your Burning Questions, and Get A Personal Answer!  All Episodes Ad-Free (From April 2021 Onward) Tune In To Learn: 10:10 What it means to be a multipotentialite 12:00 How to surmount the obstacles of societal expectations 17:30 Common misconceptions about multipotentialites 22:10 4 models to successfully combine multiple interests 31:20 The best multipotentialite model for travelers 35:00 How to define success when following your passions 38:30 Why it's important to use intuition to guide exploration 42:20 The best way to get support from friends and family 46:30 How to understand your own multi-pod 50:00 The best ways to find and embrace the multipotentialite way of life 52:30 Why it's important to embrace your uniqueness And so much more Resources: Join Zero To Travel Premium Passport Visit Emilie's website Puttylike Watch Emilie's Ted Talk Get a copy of the book Get inspired to have your own micro-adventure Location Indie Want More? How To Combine Your Passions Into A Business When You're A Multipotentialite Romance on The Road 7 Powerful Life Lessons For Travelers + Thinking Big With 7in7 Co-Founder Kyrie Melnyck

The Social Media Mindset
Storytelling Master & Ted Talk Giver!

The Social Media Mindset

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 51:04


Rain Bennett is a world class storyteller, author, and film maker! The value he brings to how you tell your story is outstanding! This episode is one of my favorites. Can't wait for y'all to hear it! Connect w/ Rain: Instagram: https://instagram.com/rainbennett (https://instagram.com/rainbennett) Would You Like to Learn How to Turn Four Videos Into a Month's Worth of Content? https://www.kyledraper.com/content-compounding (https://www.kyledraper.com/content-compounding) Connect with Coach Kyle: Website:https://kyledraper.com/ ( )https://kyledraper.comfacebook/ (https://kyledraper.com) Facebook, Instagram, & Tiktok: @coachkyledraper Everything Else:https://linktr.ee/coachkyledraper ( https://linktr.ee/coachkyledraper) Want FREE Social Media Advice? http://bit.ly/topofmindsellingfbgroup (http://bit.ly/topofmindsellingfbgroup) Need a Dynamic Speaker for an Event or Group? Duh...Me! http://bit.ly/coachkylespeakerkit (http://bit.ly/coachkylespeakerkit)

A Bit of Optimism
Rebuilding Community with Luma Mufleh

A Bit of Optimism

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 25:39


Engraved on the Statue of Liberty it reads, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...” A beautiful sentiment, indeed. The reality is a little less poetic. When refugees reach America's shores today, they face the daunting task of rebuilding a sense of community while trying to work through a system that is ill-equipped to give them the support they need. That's where Luma Mufleh comes in.   Twenty-nine years ago, Luma came to the United States as a refugee and has since found herself on a path she didn't expect - building schools to support refugee children. After hearing her TED Talk, “Don't Feel Sorry For Refugees, Believe In Them,” I couldn't wait to get her perspective on how to build a community devoted to taking care of each other. This is… A Bit of Optimism.   For more on Luma and her work visit: www.fugeesfamily.org   https://www.ted.com/talks/luma_mufleh_don_t_feel_sorry_for_refugees_believe_in_them

KindredCast: Insights From Dealmakers & Thought Leaders

Today, LionTree Chairman and CEO Aryeh B. Bourkoff and public markets lead Leslie Mallon discuss their expectations for 2022, reflected through the lens of Aryeh's year-end letter, "Unlock with Purpose," which can be read here (https://liontree.com/-/media/LTSaberTooth/YearEnd2021/LionTree-2021-Year-End-Letter-files/LionTree_YE_Letter_2021_vF.pdf). This annual conversation provides unique insight into the themes that will dominate the next 12 months, and spans everything from the state of play around IPOs and SPACs to the evolution of web 3.0 and the sports sector. A great way to start your year!Find and rate KindredCast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show on SiriusXM Business Radio, channel 132 and on United Airlines. And you can find all of Kindred Media's podcasts and subscribe to our daily newsletter, “Take a Break with Kindred Media,” here (https://linktr.ee/KindredMediaHQ).Please read before listening: http://www.liontree.com/podcast-notices.htmlSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Mi365's podcast
#184 5 Proven Ways To Develop A Growth Mindset

Mi365's podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 31:27


“If you only ever did the things you don't want to do, you'd have everything you've ever wanted.” - Mel Robbins We all want to change something in our lives. Maybe it's about your health, your relationships, or your wealth, but the bottom line is everyone constantly thinks about improving their lives, but not everyone commits to it.  In this episode, listen as I talk about how you can develop a growth mindset and how you can fight through and go beyond the honeymoon period of change.  5 Proven Ways to Develop A Growth Mindset: Get in the game. Go all in 100%. The worse you feel, the more committed you can be to your process.  Look at your life.  Identify who you want to be.  Highlights: ✅ If you don't act on what you want to happen in your life, it won't happen.  ✅ Commit to what you want to do. Do not leave a gap for doubt and hesitation. ✅ You need to identify with who you are going to be to go beyond who you are right now.  Recommendations:

Fantasy Football Scout
Hello Coutinho | Ted Talks Transfers w/ Sam (@FPLFamily) | FPL 2021/22

Fantasy Football Scout

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 70:44


Ted (@TedTalksFPL) & Sam (@FPLFamily) catch up after/during GW22 to digest the talking points, look at our teams and decide on transfers for GW23. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Six Pixels of Separation Podcast - By Mitch Joel
SPOS #810 - Martin Ford On The Rule Of The Robots

Six Pixels of Separation Podcast - By Mitch Joel

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 53:54


Welcome to episode #810 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #810 - Host: Mitch Joel. Martin Ford is a futurist and the author of four books, including including his latest, Rule of the Robots - How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Everything, the New York Times Bestselling Rise of the Robots, Architects of Intelligence, and The Lights in the Tunnel. He is also the founder of a Silicon Valley-based software development firm. His TED Talk on the impact of artificial intelligence and robotics on the economy and society, given on the main stage at the 2017 TED Conference (where I was in attendance), has been viewed over 3 million times. So, if you have been thinking about artificial intelligence, automation, and the future of (just about) everything, this is for you. Enjoy the conversation... Running time: 53:54. Hello from beautiful Montreal. Subscribe over at Apple Podcasts. Please visit and leave comments on the blog - Six Pixels of Separation. Feel free to connect to me directly on Facebook here: Mitch Joel on Facebook. or you can connect on LinkedIn. ...or on Twitter. Here is my conversation with Martin Ford. Rule of the Robots - How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Everything. Rise of the Robots. Architects of Intelligence. The Lights in the Tunnel. Follow Martin on Twitter. This week's music: David Usher 'St. Lawrence River'.    

Human Capital Innovations (HCI) Podcast
S30E28 - Inspiring TED Talks Rewind - The Best Gift I Ever Survived, with Stacey Kramer

Human Capital Innovations (HCI) Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 16:58


In this "Inspiring TED Talks Rewind" HCI Podcast episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanhwestover/) explores Stacey Kramer's 2010 TED talk, "The Best Gift I Ever Survived." See the video here: https://youtu.be/PKbet4RdSo4.  Video Overview: "Stacey Kramer offers a moving, personal, 3-minute parable that shows how an unwanted experience -- frightening, traumatic, costly -- can turn out to be a priceless gift."  Co-founder of Brandplay, a brand strategy firm, Stacey Kramer also founded Word for Word, a naming and branding consultancy serving national and global companies -- from big, recognizable names to next year's newsmaking startups. In 2009, Kramer found herself confronting a terrifying diagnosis: a CAT scan revealed she had a brain tumor -- the size of a golf ball. She told her remarkable, personal story at TED2010. Please leave a review wherever you listen to your podcasts! Check out the LinkedIn Alchemizing Human Capital Newsletter: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/alchemizing-human-capital-6884351526333227008/. Check out Dr. Westover's book, 'Bluer than Indigo' Leadership, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/bluerthanindigo. Check out Dr. Westover's book, The Alchemy of Truly Remarkable Leadership, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/leadershipalchemy. Check out the latest issue of the Human Capital Leadership magazine, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/hci-magazine. Ranked #6 Performance Management Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/performance_management_podcasts/  Ranked #6 Workplace Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/workplace_podcasts/  Ranked #7 HR Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/hr_podcasts/  Ranked #12 Talent Management Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/talent_management_podcasts/  Ranked in the Top 20 Personal Development and Self-Improvement Podcasts: https://blog.feedspot.com/personal_development_podcasts/  Ranked in the Top 30 Leadership Podcasts: https://blog.feedspot.com/leadership_podcasts/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hcipodcast/support

Ageless
How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Ageless

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 33:04


On todays episode, we sit down to discuss how to turn a bad day around. The winter months can be tough and it's easy to get stuck in the negatives. We are right there with you but today we are talking about our favorite ways to continually find the silver lining. We also share some of your unconventional strategies for self care that are guaranteed to boost your mood. Check out the TED Talk we referenced in this episode here As always follow us on instagram @kitkeenan and @cynthiarowley --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

ResumoCast | Segunda Temporada
T3 #090 O poder da presença (Podcast)

ResumoCast | Segunda Temporada

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 33:21


Qual foi a última vez que você tentou passar a melhor impressão possível mas se deixou dominar pela ansiedade e não se saiu nada bem? Em um mundo dominado por prazos, expectativas e distrações, às vezes deparamos com momentos decisivos que acabam sendo vividos de forma insatisfatória, nos deixando tensos e arrependidos. Em uma das TED Talks mais populares – com mais de 35 milhões de visualizações –, a psicóloga e pesquisadora de Harvard Amy Cuddy explicou como tirar proveito da linguagem corporal para ganhar segurança e passar uma imagem positiva, mesmo quando não nos sentimos tão confiantes assim, e o impacto que isso pode ter em nossas chances de sucessoNos ajude a empoderar a humanidade com o conhecimento dos livros? Compre essa e outras obras na loja do ResumoCast lá na Amazon www.resumocast.com.br/amazon Sabia que você pode entrar no Clube do Livro do ResumoCast e debater esse e outros grandes livros junto em um grupo de leitores empreendedores? Saiba mais em www.resumocast.com.br/apoiase Conheça a maquininha queridona da Quero2pay, com as melhores taxas do mercado https://www.resumocast.com.br/quero2pay   Entre para o Clube do Livro: https://www.resumocast.com.br/apoiase

Crina and Kirsten Get to Work
Resilience: How to survive (and maybe even thrive!) in difficult situations.

Crina and Kirsten Get to Work

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 50:42


WOW! Resilience is amazing! Not only is it a powerful tool to minimize stress, improve performance and create more ease, meaning and joy…it's something we can all develop in ourselves! Simple, daily practices have proven effective at building resilience and helping folks deal with difficult situations; manage emotions and generate a positive outlook about life. We could use some of that right now!    SHOW NOTES On this episode of Crina and Kirsten Get to Work, the timely topic for tillitating tete a tete between our co-hosts is resilience.  Let's be honest - we are two years into a pandemic, regardless of your political persuasion many feel political and economic certainty and, oh yes, let's add all of the regular challenges of being human in this world.  IT'S A LOT!  So what do we need - of course we need ease, meaning and joy - and there are good things out there - a dear friend, a beautiful sunrise, a long walk, a sweet dog - lot's of good things.  We just need to get ourselves in a place where we can enjoy those things and that is where resilience comes in.   Adversity doesn't discriminate. If we are alive, we are going to have to, or have already had to, deal with some tough times.  Navigating those tough times requires resilience - and resiliency is something we control.     In the world of positive psychology, resilience is being able to recover and adapt quickly from a traumatic event or stressor. In other words, it's a kind of inner strength.  Generally speaking, resilient people have a positive outlook; deal with difficult situations with ease and don't exhibit excessive negative emotions during difficult times.     Resilience helps us minimize stress, improve performance and leads to more ease, meaning and joy at work.  But a word of caution -  some folks are critical of the ' ‘resilience movement” because it puts the burden on the individuals who have little control over the systems they're affected by.  Think of racism or sexism or ableism.  While resilience can be very helpful in these situations, an individual's resilience does not, for example, resolve racism.  Resilience can help us manage but it is not a solution for systemic distrimination.   The good news is that because there is a concrete set of behaviors and skills associated with resilience, you can learn to be more resilient.   One, resilient people get that shit happens. They know that suffering is part of life. This doesn't mean they actually welcome it in, they're not delusional. But, resilience people seem to accept that suffering or challenges are part of every human existence.   Two, resilient people are really good at choosing where to focus their attention. They analyze a situation and focus on the things they can change and accept the things they cannot change.  It is not about diminishing the negative as much as it is focusing on where they can get traction in changing their situation.    Three, resilient people ask themselves, iIs what I'm doing helping or harming me?"  They seem to be aware of whether their actions are taking them in the directions they want to go - or not.  This requires self-awareness and honesty.     Four, resilient people respond to stress rather than reacting and to stress and mental agility, which is the ability  to cognitively take a step back from the experience,  label thoughts and emotions and change their attention and/or the narrative about the situation.   Five,  resilient people compartmentalize so that they are not juggling or managing too much. This is similar to where resilient people direct their attention - and sometimes it makes sense to ignore some things and focus on others..   Six, resilient people understand the importance of connection - knowing they have a circle of support and being able to reach out if necessary.   Seven,  humor, which is an indicator of a positive outlook in general, also contributes to resilience - for all of the reasons - endorphins, a flat stomach  . . ..   Eight,  resilient people have optimism and hope or or belief or something like it - this can be a small kernel of hope or a belief that something good will happen.   Resiliency is a skill we can learn and improve over time and with practice.  Resiliency can be as small and simple as enjoying a hot bath at the end of a hard day or as big and complicated as losing a job,  taking  steps to redefine what we want in a job and getting out there to get it.   References and good reads:   5 Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work   Lucy Hone: 3 secrets of resilient people | TED Talk

Fundadores:  Startups | Emprendimiento | Venture Capital

La super invitada de hoy es Maricel Saenz, CEO y Fundadora de Compound Foods, una empresa con un compromiso con el medio ambiente que está revolucionando la industria de alimentos, utilizando la biotecnología para reinventar el café sin usar los granos de café!! Maricel nos platica de cómo pasó de dedicarse a los negocios a la biotecnología, ella cuenta cómo fue el proceso de ideación y planeación, qué la motivó a tomar acción y cuál es el secreto para atraer al talento indicado y ser consistente en los resultados. Maricel también nos platica cuáles son las principales prácticas que la han llevado a materializar su visión. Estaentrevista está súper interasante y divertida, así que no te la pierdas para descubir las formas en las que Compound Foods está reformando la agricultura.Donde quiera que estés no olvides dejarnos una reseña Libros mencionados:El Suéter Azul - Jacqueline Novogratz Sobre el invitado:Conecta con Maricel en LinkedInCompound Foods | WebsiteCompound Foods |LinkedinCompound Foods | Instagram Follow Us:NewsletterEscribe una ReseñaEncuesta de AudienciaTikTokInstagramTwitterLinkedinWeb 

Species Unite
Steven Wise: The Most Important Animal-Rights Case of the 21st Century

Species Unite

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 27:55


“The reason that you should accept our client as having rights is because we're showing what an extraordinary being she is. These beings have mirror self-recognition, they know that they are elephants. In fact, we listed 42 different, highly complex cognitive abilities that elephants have. If you didn't know it was an elephant, you'd think [I was] talking about what a human being does.” - Steven Wise     There is an elephant who lives all by herself in a small enclosure at the Bronx Zoo. Her name is Happy. She arrived at the zoo in 1977, a few years after she'd been kidnapped from the wild in Thailand. The Bronx Zoo claims that Happy is Happy. The best elephant cognition scientist in the world have argued that she's anything but. And most of us regular human beings can see that an isolated elephant in a tiny enclosure is not living a good life. Steven Wise is the founder and president of the Nonhuman Rights Project. In 2018, the Nonhuman Rights Project brought a petition for writ of habeas corpus on Happy's behalf. Habeas corpus is a common law right that protects against unlawful and indefinite imprisonment. In Happy's case, the NhRP are seeking recognition of her fundamental right to bodily liberty and transfer to an elephant sanctuary. Last spring, the New York court of appeals, the highest court in the state of New York, agreed to hear Happy's case. This is the first time in history that the highest court of any English-speaking jurisdiction will hear a habeas corpus case brought on behalf of someone other than a human being. In a story for the Atlantic, Jill Lepore called Happy's case, “the most important animal-rights case of the 21st Century.” Steven Wise has been working toward this since 1980. LINKS: The Nonhuman Rights Project  https://www.nonhumanrights.org/ Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/nonhuman.rights.project/ Twitter  https://twitter.com/nonhumanrights FB  https://www.facebook.com/NonhumanRights Steven's TED Talk   https://www.ted.com/speakers/steven_wise

Mark Pattison Show
How He Paid For College With Real Estate w/ Miguel Aldrete

Mark Pattison Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 20:53


In today's episode, Mark talks with Miguel Aldrete, a 21-year-old full time student and realtor. They discuss how Miguel has become a published author, Ted Talk speaker, and found success so young. Listen in to learn his tips and tricks to find Riches Thru Real Estate._____________________________________________________ I'm going to start off by saying, if you want to have a successful real estate career, you need to have grit. This industry is tough. You need to be tracking your channel so you can adapt to any changes. Also, do not get discouraged if you have a slow start. Don't compare your year 1 to someone's year 10. If you were considering starting a career in real estate, I hope this podcast convinced you!Visit www.markpattisonrealestate.com to learn moreAre you a Realtor in San Diego, CA? Join my Team! https://www.porchlightrealtyteam.com/... Follow me on Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/markpattisonshow/https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mark-pattison-show/id1593885579https://www.tiktok.com/@markpattisonshowwww.markpattisonrealestate.comhttps://www.facebook.com/MarkPattisonShowhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/markapattison/ 

Eso Fue Sarcasmo con Fabian Castillo

Esta semana en #esofuesarcasmo seguimos mi TED Talk sobre los culos, aclaró el precio apropiado de los peos en el mercado y hablamos un poco de la carrera de Bob Saget de Full House. https://www.patreon.com/esofuesarcasmo --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/esofuesarcasmo/message

Evil Thoughts
TED Talk

Evil Thoughts

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 18:20


This morning Senator Ted Cruz questioned the FBI's Jill Sanborn about Federal provocateurs "attending" last January's Capitol riots. Hilarity ensues.

Women's Dating And Confidence Podcast
Overcoming Depression And Dating Again w/ Dr. Stephen Ilardi

Women's Dating And Confidence Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 96:12


In this episode, author, psychologist and neuroscientist Dr. Stephen Ilardi joins us to share how we can overcome depression and how this relates to dating. "We were never designed for the sedentary, indoor, socially isolated, fast-food-laden, sleep-deprived, frenzied pace of modern life."-Causes and treatments, and cures for depression without medication. -How his book helped me overcome life-long and severe depression.-How to stop overthinking and overcome rumination.-How to address loneliness.-Should you date if you are currently depressed?-How to choose the right partner.-How and why attraction can grow.-How to make marriage last 37 years!Mental Health PodcastHis viral Ted Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drv3BP0Fdi8&t=31s&ab_channel=TEDxTalksTwitter: @dr_ilardiFind me on Instagram: @ambergrubenmannSign up for the waitlist for the next From Dating to Exclusive Program:www.ambergrubenmann.com/coaching

Sandi Klein's Conversations with Creative Women
Constance Stamatiou - Dancer & Member of the Alvin Ailey Modern Dance Company

Sandi Klein's Conversations with Creative Women

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 44:42


Dance has been an integral part of Constance Stamatiou's life since she was a little girl. She began her training at Pat Hall's Dance Unlimited and the North Carolina Dance Theater in her home state. She eventually made her way East and was awarded a Fellowship at the Ailey School. A member of Ailey II, joined the Company in 2007...and rejoined in 2016. Constance has performed at the White House Dance Series, participated in a TED Talk with the brilliant Judith Jamison and has been a guest performer on several television shows. We can't wait for you to meet the charismatic, talented, engaging artist and mother of 2!

Fantasy Football Scout
Double Gameweek 22 | Ted Talks Transfers w/ Andy (@FPL_Sonaldo) | FPL 2021/22

Fantasy Football Scout

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 98:29


Ted (@TedTalksFPL) & Andy (@FPL_Sonaldo) catch up after/during GW21 to digest the talking points, look at our teams and decide on transfers for GW22. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Gary Null Show
The Gary Null Show - 01.10.22

The Gary Null Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 59:29


  https://www.globalresearch.ca/video-dr-sucharit-bhakdi-these-vaccines-are-killing-the-young-and-the-old-they-are-killing-our-children/5765866 Natural Herbal HPV "Cure" Discovered Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (India), January 5, 2022 Despite the widespread belief that HPV infection is a singularly lethal force against which we only have vaccination defend ourselves, both ancient herbal medicine and our body's inherent immune defenses have newly been confirmed to have significant power against it. A groundbreaking study published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention reveals that vaccination and watchful waiting are not the only recourse against HPV infection. The study is believed to be the first of its kind to find an effective and safe therapeutic intervention for the clearance of established cervical human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. Moreover, the study confirmed that HPV infection is self-limiting and clears on its own in 73.3% of the untreated placebo group within 37 days. (NEXT) Proper exercise can reverse damage from heart aging University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, January 8, 2022 Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure - if it's enough exercise, and if it's begun in time, according to a new study by cardiologists at UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources. To reap the most benefit, the exercise regimen should begin by late middle age (before age 65), when the heart apparently retains some plasticity and ability to remodel itself. And the exercise needs to be performed four to five times a week. Two to three times a week was not enough, the researchers found in an earlier study. (NEXT) Aspartame Is Linked To Leukemia And Lymphoma In New Landmark Study On Humans Natural Health Federation, December 28, 2021 As few as one diet soda daily may increase the risk for leukemia in men and women, and for multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma in men, according to new results from the longest-ever running study on aspartame as a carcinogen in humans. Importantly, this is the most comprehensive, long-term study ever completed on this topic, so it holds more weight than other past studies which appeared to show no risk. And disturbingly, it may also open the door for further similar findings on other cancers in future studies. (NEXT) Rhodiola defeats chronic fatigue in just one week Uppsala University (Sweden),  January 5, 2022 The ancient Vikings reportedly utilized it for its refreshing powers. The Sherpa mountain people relied on it to help them scale the heights of Mount Everest. Rhodiola rosea, an herb grown in Arctic areas of Asia and Eastern Europe, is relatively little known in modern times – but, it probably should be. Recent scientific studies have consistently shown that rhodiola causes significant improvement in fatigue symptoms – and starts working in less than a week. (NEXT) Trial affirms arginine benefit in erectile dysfunction Università Federico II di Napoli (Italy), January 3 2022. A trial reported  in the Journal of Endocrinological Investigation added evidence to a benefit for supplementation with the amino acid L-arginine among men with erectile dysfunction (ED). The findings suggest that L-arginine could serve as an alternative to PDE5 inhibitor drugs used to treat ED which are not always effective or can be associated with side effects. Fifty-one men received two grams L-arginine three times per day and 47 received a placebo for three months. (NEXT) Using smells to boost learning during sleep The authors confirm that the strategic use of aromas while learning and during sleep might improve exam performance — even outside of the laboratory University of Freiburg (Germany), December 24, 2021 In a nutshell, the recent study concludes that if we smell an aroma while we take on new knowledge and then sleep next to a source of that same odor, we will find it easier to recall the information at a later date. To investigate, the scientists recruited 54 students from sixth grade classes in Germany. They asked these participants to keep rose scented sticks next to them while they learned English vocabulary at home. A week after the students first encountered the vocabulary during a school class, they sat an exam. The scientists split half of the students into four experimental groups: Group 1: No exposure to any odor cues. Group 2: Exposure to rose scent while learning at home and during the vocabulary test. Group 3: Exposure to rose scent while learning at home and during each night before the test but not during the test. Group 4: Exposure to rose scent while learning at home, every night before the test, and during the test. (NEXT) (ARTICLE) Woke Culture's Reality Deficit Disorder Richard Gale & Gary Null PhD Progressive Radio Network, January 7, 2022 If anti-racial wokeness is true, then the more deeply we probe and investigate it, the truer it should appear. This was one of William James' fundamental principles when he made efforts to turn the psychology of his day into a valid science. If James' methodology had not been obliterated by the rise of behaviorism in 1910, psychology would be completely different today. We might actually be treating and curing people of mental disorders without prescribing life-long medications. On the other hand, if DiAngelo's hypothesis is false, the more deeply one investigates, which includes introspection, the more false it will appear. That is where robust inquiry comes in: to determine what is simply true regardless of whatever your personal unsubstantiated and biased beliefs about it might be. What you believe has absolutely no impact upon whether something is true or not. This is also basic Buddhist epistemology that has been repeatedly replicated by contemplatives for several millennia. Neuroscience, including its gross failures and tendencies towards metaphysical realism, has more to tell us about the inherent dangers in White Fragility's doctrine. First, modern brain science has not produced an iota of evidence to confirm that the mind and consciousness are solely a product or output originating in neuron and synaptic activity. None. Contrary to the evidence, most neuroscientists and evolutionary biologists nevertheless embrace this opinion as a settled matter. But it is ridiculous to believe that evolution somehow dragged along our ancient single-celled ancestors until some point was reached when a conscious mind -- a “nothing” that is not observable, not measurable, not quantifiable, without atoms or photons, mass, electric charge or spin – mysteriously arose out of something, such as genes and biomolecular phenomena. Therefore cognitive scientists pretend to know something about the mind and consciousness when in fact they haven't a clue. Although DiAngelo is not stating that socialized racism among Whites is genetically determined, the trajectory of her argument has the potential to lead towards that conclusion. She does consider systemic White racism as being unconscious. Therefore she has moved her social theory into psychology. Since modern psychology today is becoming increasingly informed by the neurosciences, which in turn is being informed by evolutionary biology, it is only a small leap away to find her theory complementing genetic determinism as a means to explain Whiteness' conditioned racism. If her socialized determinism, and that of the neuroscience and evolutionary biology fields, are correct, then it would break the fundamental physical laws of energy conservation and causal efficacy. In effect, DiAngelo is saying White people have no choice. It's socialized chemistry or its socialized chemistry; either way its socialized chemistry.  In effect, DiAngelo is admitting that her own perceptions about reality are fundamentally flawed. Why is that? Dr. Donald Hoffman has been a professor of neuroscience at the University of California at Irvine for over three decades. He has an impeccable background having studied artificial intelligence at MIT. But unlike the vast majority of his colleagues, Hoffman broke ranks and passed beyond neuroscience's 19th century mechanistic base and dared to study modern quantum physics and relativity theory. Theoretical physics is almost anathema in human biological research and medicine, which is why these soft sciences have made so little progress to improve human health and well-being. Hoffman has performed hundreds of thousands of simulations comparing different species and their chances for survival based upon their ability to perceive and comprehend reality more accurately or not. His discoveries are startling and utterly revolutionary. Hoffman discovered, across the board, species that best perceive reality go extinct more rapidly than competing species that only perceive what is necessary for them to remain fit and survive. During an interview following a TED Talk, Hoffman stated, “according to evolution by natural selection,” – and here he is limiting himself solely to evolutionary biological theory and not the various competing theories about the nature of consciousness – “an organism that sees reality as it is will never be more fit than an organism of equal complexity that sees none of reality but is just tuned to fitness. Never.” In other words, evolution has nothing to do with perceiving reality more clearly, but only to be more fit in order to adapt, survive and procreate. And now physicists are even telling us that the primal cause behind all physical objects may be consciousness itself, which has no association whatsoever with natural selection. For example, Professor Edward Witten, regarded as “the world's smartest” physicist at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton, has been compared to Newton and Einstein. Witten doesn't believe science will ever understand consciousness. “I think consciousness will remain a mystery,” Witten stated during a lecture, ”I have a much easier time imagining how we understand the Big Bang than I have imagining how we can understand consciousness.” Or we can listen to Stanford University theoretical physicist Andre Linde: “The current scientific model of the material world obeying laws of physics has been so successful that we forget our starting point as conscious observers, and conclude that matter is the only reality and that perceptions are only helpful for describing it. But in fact, we are substituting the reality of our experience of the universe with a conceptually contrived belief…” One may feel our critique is too abstract with little or no practical application; however to at least conceptually understand race in terms of our sensory perceptions can have enormous benefits to cut through and lessen the false semblances that arise from reality deficit disorder that winds up producing books such as White Fragility. Moreover, contrary to DiAngelo's arguments, British journalist Melanie Phillips offers a clearer understanding for why we should not rely upon the pundits of anti-racial wokeness to save us from ourselves. Despite disagreeing with Phillips on many of her other socio-political positions, she correctly identifies the fundamental flaws being voiced by arrested development wokeness across our campuses and within the corporate wing of the Democrat party. First, it is unable to establish a hierarchy of values and morals. For example, if one refuses to say that any lifestyle or culture is better than another, then it cannot be said that liberalism is better than conservatism or any other ideology.  Consequently, faux liberalism cannot legitimately defend the very principles upon which it defines itself: racial and gender equality, freedom of speech and religion, justice and tolerance, and class struggle.  It contradicts its own principles and follows DiAngelo's footsteps to remove the dignity of the individual, which in the past was at the heart of authentic liberalism and once served as its moral backbone. What we are witnessing therefore in Woke liberalism – and in DiAngelo's reinvention of racism -- is “the strong dominating the weak,” and this is an ill-liberal ideology that is already showing signs of having catastrophic consequences in classrooms and the workplace. Finally, if DiAngelo's theory is correct, then all Whites, without exception, in American history, were unconsciously transmuted into racists starting at the time of their birth. What is her proof? Is there any scientific evidence to support this outrageous claim? Did she consider the lack of sensitivity towards other peoples and races who were victims of racial identity and violence, such as the Jews who experienced genocide at hands of their Nazi overlords? And what would she say against those Whites who have fought against racism throughout the American experience, such as the Abolitionists in the US and UK who put their bodies at great risk?  In principle she is labeling them too as racist despite their fighting, protesting and even dying as committed anti-racists. Many Whites have embraced other races and cultures with open arms; however, DiAngelo wants us to believe this legacy was a sham, because in some strange voodoo way they were unconsciously racist. Is this not the height of hubris and arrogance?

ALIVE by Design
112: My Wish for All of You in 2022 | #walkwithme

ALIVE by Design

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 23:27


About This Episode:   One of the best things about a new year is that it is a blank slate. Reflect on last year as you start creating a new vision for 2022. I've found that there are 1 of 2 perspectives you can choose to take—and that choice determines what you will, and will not, carry with you into the year ahead. In this #WalkWithMe episode, I share what those 2 perspectives are and why I believe everything that happened in 2021 was just preparation for what comes next.     ***   Subscribe to the ALIVE by Design podcast on:    Apple Podcast, go to https://alivebydesign.com/subscribe    YouTube, go to https://www.youtube.com/BlakeMallen   Audible / Amazon Music, go to https://www.audible.com/pd/Podcast/B0...    Spotify, go to https://open.spotify.com/show/2gG0iey...    Google Podcast, go to https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0…    For all episodes and show notes, go to https://alivebydesign.com    ***    If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes.  It takes less than 1 minute, and it really makes a difference in helping spread this message.   Go to https://alivebydesign.com/subscribe   ***    Drop by and say “Hi!”    Instagram: https://instagram.com/blakemallen   TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@blakemallen?    Facebook: https://facebook.com/blakemallen.page    Twitter: https://twitter.com/blakemallen    LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/blakemallen    YouTube: https://youtube.com/blakemallen     ***    Additional Resources:    Subscribe to my Newsletter at https://BlakeMallen.com   Watch my TED Talk: https://ShiftTheScript.com   Interested in sponsoring the podcast?  https://alivebydesign.com/sponsor

The Real Truth About Health Free 17 Day Live Online Conference Podcast
You're Never Too Old To Use Nutrition To Fortify Your Body's Defenses - William Li, MD

The Real Truth About Health Free 17 Day Live Online Conference Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2022 7:13


You're Never Too Old To Use Nutrition To Fortify Your Body's Defenses -  William Li, MDWilliam Li, M.D. •           https://drwilliamli.com/•           Book - EAT TO BEAT DISEASE William W. Li, MD, is a world-renowned physician, scientist, speaker, and author of EAT TO BEAT DISEASE – The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself. He is best known for leading the Angiogenesis Foundation. His groundbreaking work has impacted more than 70 diseases including cancer, diabetes, blindness, heart disease, and obesity. His TED Talk, “Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?” has garnered more than 11 million views, and he has appeared on: Good Morning America, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, Voice of America; and in The Atlantic, TIME, and The New York Times. An author of over 100 scientific publications in leading journals such as Science, the New England Journal of Medicine, and The Lancet, Dr. Li has served on the faculties of Harvard Medical School, Tufts University, and Dartmouth Medical School. #WilliamLi #TheRealTruthAboutHealth  #WholeFood #Vegan #Vegetarian #PlantBasedNutrition  CLICK HERE - To Checkout Our MEMBERSHIP CLUB: http://www.realtruthtalks.com Social Media ChannelsFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/TRTAHConferenceInstagram : https://www.instagram.com/therealtruthabouthealth/Twitter: https://twitter.com/RTAHealthLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-real-truth-about-health-conference/Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRealTruthAboutHealth    Check out our Podcasts Visit us on Apple Podcast and Itunes search:  The Real Truth About Health Free 17 Day Live Online Conference Podcast Amazon: https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/23a037be-99dd-4099-b9e0-1cad50774b5a/real-truth-about-health-live-online-conference-podcastSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0RZbS2BafJIEzHYyThm83JGoogle:https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5zaW1wbGVjYXN0LmNvbS8yM0ZqRWNTMg%3D%3DStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/real-truth-about-health-live-online-conference-podcastAudacy: https://go.audacy.com/partner-podcast-listen-real-truth-about-health-live-online-conference-podcastiHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-real-truth-about-health-li-85932821/Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/us/show/2867272 Other Video ChannelsYoutube:  https://www.youtube.com/c/TheRealTruthAboutHealthVimeo:  https://vimeo.com/channels/1733189Rumble:   https://rumble.com/c/c-1111513Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TRTAHConference/videos/?ref=page_internalDailyMotion: https://www.dailymotion.com/TheRealTruthAboutHealthBitChute:  https://www.bitchute.com/channel/JQryXTPDOMih/ Disclaimer:Medical and Health information changes constantly. Therefore, the information provided in this podcast should not be considered current, complete, or exhaustive. Reliance on any information provided in this podcast is solely at your own risk. The Real Truth About Health does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, or opinions referenced in the following podcasts, nor does it exercise any authority or editorial control over that material. The Real Truth About Health provides a forum for discussion of public health issues. The views and opinions of our panelists do not necessarily reflect those of The Real Truth About Health and are provided by those panelists in their individual capacities. The Real Truth About Health has not reviewed or evaluated those statements or claims.  

Human Capital Innovations (HCI) Podcast
S30E17 - Inspiring TED Talks Rewind - Dare to Disagree, with Margaret Heffernan

Human Capital Innovations (HCI) Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022 27:45


In this "Inspiring TED Talks Rewind" HCI Podcast episode, Dr. Jonathan H. Westover (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanhwestover/) explores Margaret Heffernan's famous 2012 TED Talk, "Dare to Disagree" (Originally aired October 3, 2020). See the video and details here: https://www.ted.com/talks/margaret_heffernan_dare_to_disagree. "Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren't echo chambers -- and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree." Margaret Heffernan (https://www.linkedin.com/in/margaret-heffernan-ab5205/) has run 5 different businesses in the U.S. and U.K. All but one have been media companies. She now writes, speaks and blogs about business leadership, management, innovation and creativity. She also teaches at several business schools in the US and UK and sit on the boards of three organizations. She has published five books: The Naked Truth: A Working Woman's Manifesto about Business and What Really Matters, How She Does It and Willful Blindness, which was a finalist for the FT Best Business Book award. In 2014, A Bigger Prize was published. Reviewing it, The New York Times called it "an important call to build more collaborative, trustworthy and enduring institutions." The most recent book is Beyond Measure, a book commissioned by TED for which she has done 2 talks, seen by millions of people. She speaks at conferences and organizations around the world, from Britain's National Health Service to the police to banks, charities, schools and governments. Check out Dr. Westover's new book, 'Bluer than Indigo' Leadership, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/bluerthanindigo.    Check out Dr. Westover's book, The Alchemy of Truly Remarkable Leadership, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/leadershipalchemy.    Check out the latest issue of the Human Capital Leadership magazine, here: https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/hci-magazine.    Ranked #6 Performance Management Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/performance_management_podcasts/  Ranked #6 Workplace Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/workplace_podcasts/  Ranked #7 HR Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/hr_podcasts/  Ranked #12 Talent Management Podcast: https://blog.feedspot.com/talent_management_podcasts/  Ranked in the Top 20 Personal Development and Self-Improvement Podcasts: https://blog.feedspot.com/personal_development_podcasts/  Ranked in the Top 30 Leadership Podcasts: https://blog.feedspot.com/leadership_podcasts/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hcipodcast/support

The Gary Null Show
The Gary Null Show - 01.07.22

The Gary Null Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 60:40


  Richard Gale & Gary Null PhD Progressive Radio Network, January 7, 2022 During the past two years, the rise in wokeness and its cancel culture has shocked the sensibilities and moral fabric of the nation. It has fuelled divisions between races, class and economic status, levels of education and political allegiances. However, the anger that wokeness has carried into civil discourse is a symptom of a much deeper causal factor buried in the national psyche; that is, America's pervasive “reality deficit disorder (RDD).” This is a condition that has proliferated across the American landscape since the Age of Enlightenment and the 19th century's advent of scientific materialism as a secular religion.  The proponents of modern behaviorism and the neurosciences are likewise saturated with RDD. The Woke self-congratulating experts and false prophets are its public face.  These are plastic liberal intellectuals who have found reinforced their sense of self-righteousness by spreading the post-modern gospel of Robin DiAngelo's 2018 bestseller White Fragility. Despite the widespread adulation DiAngelo has received from liberal educators, the mega-corporate elite, and the left media, she has managed to jockey herself away from the deep scrutiny her writings and lectures deserve.  An exception is Jonathan Church, author of Reinventing Racism, who brilliantly exposes DiAngelo's flaws and deconstructs her façade of her impartial objectivity.  Church takes a more philosophical offensive to shed light on DiAngelo's implicit biases and contradictions that in turn distort the very ideas she attempts to proselytize. While we agree wholeheartedly with Church's polemic, we would take a more cognitive approach and state that DiAngelo's racial theories of irredeemable Whiteness as an inherent social construct have no basis in reality whatsoever. White Fragility reads like a tantrum by an author with a third-rate intellect who is deeply confused about her own gender and racial identity. “All white people,” DiAngelo wants us to believe, “are invested in and collude with racism.” If you were born White then racism is built into your socialized development and behavior regardless whether your family background is exemplary of racial justice or not. There can be no escape from this curse, DiAngelo suggests, no redemption or purification by fire regardless of how much penitence, public service or charity you perform for the greater good. We wonder whether she would include the indigenous blond hair, blue-eyed Finno-Ugric peoples inhabiting the northern forests and tundra of Scandinavia and Russia's Kola Peninsula as being socially structured and therefore colluding in the world's racism. The author reminds us of someone who has read every published book about chocolate and thus feels qualified to write one of her own despite never having tasted chocolate. Philosophy and postmodern sociology in general, notably the modern philosophies of science and mind, often suffer from this mental affliction. They write books about other philosophers' books who in turn wrote books about their predecessors' scribbling. Right-wing critics of wokeness and certain factions within postmodern Critical Race Theory likewise indulge in a similar cognitive hallucination built upon feeble-minded pre-Galilean superstitions. Their perceptions about themselves and the world, their righteous anger and biases, are similar to dreamscapes, phantoms they have conjured and which can have dire long-term consequences to the welfare of innocent victims prejudiced and canceled by their vitriol and condemnation. There have always been conflicting ideologies, cherished beliefs and inflamed emotions towards racial discrepancies, social order and justice or how the nation should be governed. But today these cognitive afflictions, masquerading as passions and righteous causes have disintegrated into tribalism. This is now fomenting new class and racial distinctions and struggles as well as media turf wars. No one can accurately predict where this collective reality deficit disorder will lead ultimately but it certainly won't contribute to a positive advancement of human well-being. It repeats the old adage of garbage in, garbage out. “The greatest need of our time,” the Trappist monk Thomas Merton wrote in his Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander, “is to clean out the enormous mass of mental and emotional rubbish that clutters our minds and makes all political and social life a mass illness. Without this housecleaning we cannot begin to see. Unless we see we cannot think.”  Merton believed that this “purification must begin with the mass media.”  We would suggest it also begins with our educational institutions. Teachers who embrace White Fragility's social folly and logical fallacies need to introspectively gaze and observe the destructive ataxia nesting in their own minds.  If anyone wonders why the nation is so angry, screaming and protesting, one reason is because the failed neoliberal experiment, the culture of political nepotism, a captured and biased media, and a thoroughly corrupt judiciary have created this horror show. And DiAngelo seemingly wants to gather tinder to keep racial conflagrations burning. "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous," Martin Luther King lamented, "than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." It is our deep ignorance about not first knowing ourselves and appreciating our intrinsic interconnections with each other and the environment that perpetuates the suffering around us. These deeper existential relationships can potentially outsmart and surpass the benefits Critical Race Theory has to offer. Underlying any social structure is to be found cognitive causal relationships. This includes our attachments to whatever accomplishments and failures we experience in our lives through racial identity, which may lead to a reality deficit with all of its superiority complexes, apathy and depression. First, there is sufficient empirical science to reach a consensus that we are a culture that has become habituated to mistaking its unfounded perceptions about itself and the world as reality-based. This applies to our cognitive conceptions of Whiteness, Blackness, Yellowness, etc. Church makes this clear; DiAngelo's use of the term Whiteness is “nebulous” and “vague.”  He points out that her logic falls into a Kafka Trap, referring to Kafka's novel The Trial when an unassuming man is dragged into court and accused for an unspecified crime; subsequently his unwavering denial is itself interpreted as absolute proof that the accusation is true. “Yes, all white people are complicit with racism,” writes DiAngelo, “People will insist that they are not racist… This is the kind of evidence that many white people used to exempt themselves from that system. It is not possible to be exempt from it.” Consequently, for DiAngelo, Whites can only speak about their “whiteness” in terms of how it reinforces an implicit racism within the social system. But from a neuro-scientific perspective, all colored racisms are skewed perceptions of reality. For example, when we gaze into a deep azure sky we immediately assume there is physical blue over our heads. However, there are no blue-colored photons reaching our retinas. Rather, our brains receive the emitted photons and through a complex channeling of information from the eye to the visual cortex. The brain then Photoshops the color azure and projects it through our glance into the empty space of the sky. The same is true whether we gaze at a verdant forest canopy, a fiery sunset, the fluorescent, shimmering hues of a fanning peacock's feathers or observing an African, Asian or European person crossing the street. There is nothing mysterious behind this; it is visual brain science 101. No neuroscientist questions this visual phenomenon.  We reify the sensory stimuli the brain receives from the objective world and then grasp and cling to these as being factually real. Theoretically race may be understood as only a conventional or relative appearance arising to our mental perceptions. No absolute objective claims can be made about it; therefore, there cannot be any absolute analyses or one-size-fits-all solutions for confronting racism either. In striking contrast to White Fragility's cognitive deficiencies, we may consider an argument posed by the great Jewish German existentialist Martin Buber. Buber speaks of an I-You relationship when we engage with another person as another subject instead of as an object. There's a subject there, and that subject is every bit as real as the subject over here. For example, as much as I might care about my own well-being, then so does another person. To transcend White Fragility's divisions and its many shortcomings, which relate to others as I-Its -- as mere objects -- we simply need to be aware of Buber's advice, and become fully engaged with that reality. Buber highlights this as a profoundly existential problem in modern society. It is debilitating.  It is dehumanizing, although for DiAngelo and the cancel culture preserving racial I-It relationships is not only valid but essential. When we regard others simply in terms of whether the color of their skin is appealing or unappealing, pleasant or unpleasant, superior or inferior, and so forth we are bifurcating impressions that have no substance in reality. We are simply treating other sentient beings as if they have no more sentience, no more subjectivity, no more presence from their own side than a robot or computer. But that seems fine for DiAngelo and her tragic dehumanizing dogma. If DiAngelo were unintelligent or had severe brain damage, we might understand and would certainly sympathize. But she -- and we would argue many of those who would carry White Fragility's banner into school classrooms -- are likely very educated people. That is the calamity and the clear evidence for the deep-seated spiritual impoverishment when a person is viewed as nothing more than the race of their physical bodies. If anti-racial wokeness is true, then the more deeply we probe and investigate it, the truer it should appear. This was one of William James' fundamental principles when he made efforts to turn the psychology of his day into a valid science. If James' methodology had not been obliterated by the rise of behaviorism in 1910, psychology would be completely different today. We might actually be treating and curing people of mental disorders without prescribing life-long medications. On the other hand, if DiAngelo's hypothesis is false, the more deeply one investigates, which includes introspection, the more false it will appear. That is where robust inquiry comes in: to determine what is simply true regardless of whatever your personal unsubstantiated and biased beliefs about it might be. What you believe has absolutely no impact upon whether something is true or not. This is also basic Buddhist epistemology that has been repeatedly replicated by contemplatives for several millennia. Neuroscience, including its gross failures and tendencies towards metaphysical realism, has more to tell us about the inherent dangers in White Fragility's doctrine. First, modern brain science has not produced an iota of evidence to confirm that the mind and consciousness are solely a product or output originating in neuron and synaptic activity. None. Contrary to the evidence, most neuroscientists and evolutionary biologists nevertheless embrace this opinion as a settled matter. But it is ridiculous to believe that evolution somehow dragged along our ancient single-celled ancestors until some point was reached when a conscious mind -- a “nothing” that is not observable, not measurable, not quantifiable, without atoms or photons, mass, electric charge or spin – mysteriously arose out of something, such as genes and biomolecular phenomena. Therefore cognitive scientists pretend to know something about the mind and consciousness when in fact they haven't a clue. Although DiAngelo is not stating that socialized racism among Whites is genetically determined, the trajectory of her argument has the potential to lead towards that conclusion. She does consider systemic White racism as being unconscious. Therefore she has moved her social theory into psychology. Since modern psychology today is becoming increasingly informed by the neurosciences, which in turn is being informed by evolutionary biology, it is only a small leap away to find her theory complementing genetic determinism as a means to explain Whiteness' conditioned racism. If her socialized determinism, and that of the neuroscience and evolutionary biology fields, are correct, then it would break the fundamental physical laws of energy conservation and causal efficacy. In effect, DiAngelo is saying White people have no choice. It's socialized chemistry or its socialized chemistry; either way its socialized chemistry.  In effect, DiAngelo is admitting that her own perceptions about reality are fundamentally flawed. Why is that? Dr. Donald Hoffman has been a professor of neuroscience at the University of California at Irvine for over three decades. He has an impeccable background having studied artificial intelligence at MIT. But unlike the vast majority of his colleagues, Hoffman broke ranks and passed beyond neuroscience's 19th century mechanistic base and dared to study modern quantum physics and relativity theory. Theoretical physics is almost anathema in human biological research and medicine, which is why these soft sciences have made so little progress to improve human health and well-being. Hoffman has performed hundreds of thousands of simulations comparing different species and their chances for survival based upon their ability to perceive and comprehend reality more accurately or not. His discoveries are startling and utterly revolutionary. Hoffman discovered, across the board, species that best perceive reality go extinct more rapidly than competing species that only perceive what is necessary for them to remain fit and survive. During an interview following a TED Talk, Hoffman stated, “according to evolution by natural selection,” – and here he is limiting himself solely to evolutionary biological theory and not the various competing theories about the nature of consciousness – “an organism that sees reality as it is will never be more fit than an organism of equal complexity that sees none of reality but is just tuned to fitness. Never.” In other words, evolution has nothing to do with perceiving reality more clearly, but only to be more fit in order to adapt, survive and procreate. And now physicists are even telling us that the primal cause behind all physical objects may be consciousness itself, which has no association whatsoever with natural selection. For example, Professor Edward Witten, regarded as “the world's smartest” physicist at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton, has been compared to Newton and Einstein. Witten doesn't believe science will ever understand consciousness. “I think consciousness will remain a mystery,” Witten stated during a lecture, ”I have a much easier time imagining how we understand the Big Bang than I have imagining how we can understand consciousness.” Or we can listen to Stanford University theoretical physicist Andre Linde: “The current scientific model of the material world obeying laws of physics has been so successful that we forget our starting point as conscious observers, and conclude that matter is the only reality and that perceptions are only helpful for describing it. But in fact, we are substituting the reality of our experience of the universe with a conceptually contrived belief…” One may feel our critique is too abstract with little or no practical application; however to at least conceptually understand race in terms of our sensory perceptions can have enormous benefits to cut through and lessen the false semblances that arise from reality deficit disorder that winds up producing books such as White Fragility. Moreover, contrary to DiAngelo's arguments, British journalist Melanie Phillips offers a clearer understanding for why we should not rely upon the pundits of anti-racial wokeness to save us from ourselves. Despite disagreeing with Phillips on many of her other socio-political positions, she correctly identifies the fundamental flaws being voiced by arrested development wokeness across our campuses and within the corporate wing of the Democrat party. First, it is unable to establish a hierarchy of values and morals. For example, if one refuses to say that any lifestyle or culture is better than another, then it cannot be said that liberalism is better than conservatism or any other ideology.  Consequently, faux liberalism cannot legitimately defend the very principles upon which it defines itself: racial and gender equality, freedom of speech and religion, justice and tolerance, and class struggle.  It contradicts its own principles and follows DiAngelo's footsteps to remove the dignity of the individual, which in the past was at the heart of authentic liberalism and once served as its moral backbone. What we are witnessing therefore in Woke liberalism – and in DiAngelo's reinvention of racism -- is “the strong dominating the weak,” and this is an ill-liberal ideology that is already showing signs of having catastrophic consequences in classrooms and the workplace. Finally, if DiAngelo's theory is correct, then all Whites, without exception, in American history, were unconsciously transmuted into racists starting at the time of their birth. What is her proof? Is there any scientific evidence to support this outrageous claim? Did she consider the lack of sensitivity towards other peoples and races who were victims of racial identity and violence, such as the Jews who experienced genocide at hands of their Nazi overlords? And what would she say against those Whites who have fought against racism throughout the American experience, such as the Abolitionists in the US and UK who put their bodies at great risk?  In principle she is labeling them too as racist despite their fighting, protesting and even dying as committed anti-racists. Many Whites have embraced other races and cultures with open arms; however, DiAngelo wants us to believe this legacy was a sham, because in some strange voodoo way they were unconsciously racist. Is this not the height of hubris and arrogance?

All THINGS HIP HOP EPISODE #1
EP #165 DAMIEN HORNE- THE GOOD GOOD LIFE

All THINGS HIP HOP EPISODE #1

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 89:59


Damien Horne began performing at a young age growing up in Hickory, North Carolina. After high school graduation, Damien took a Greyhound bus to Los Angeles chasing his entertainment dreams. After becoming homeless, Damien returned to North Carolina where he formed the band Stellar Tree and made the move to Nashville. Performing on the streets at night led Damien to be discovered by country star John Rich who invited him to join the MuzikMafia through which Damien was able to secure a publishing deal and tour nationally with such artists as Dwight Yoakum, Kid Rock and John Legend. Damien released his first album "Somebody's Hero" produced by Big Kenny of Big & Rich. Outside of his solo career, Damien also formed the country-trio THE FARM which was signed to Warner Music Nashville. The Farm's debut single "Home Sweet Home" hit the Top 20. Damien Horne now musically collaborates with Krista Marie and cohosts the television show, “The Song”. He also has an inspirational trio called “The Magi”. Damien splits his time between Nashville and Los Angeles speaking, singing, and acting. If not on stage he can be found in schools, prisons, and even Ted Talks sharing his message of hope. https://www.damienhorne.com/ THE GOOD GOOD LIFE COURSE Code: #thekellycardenaspodcast $50 discount https://thegoodgoodlife.samcart.com/products/the-good-good-life-coaching-course Thank you to our sponsors Findlay Volvo Las Vegas https://www.findlayvolvocarslv.com/ Samaritans Feet https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/KellyCardenas?utm_medium=email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=20220105_ Pinks4Cancer https://recycling4acure.org/ Cardenas Law Group https://cardenaslawgroup.com/ Squeeze Dried https://squeezedried.com/ PAUL MITCHELL HAIR CARE DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR STEP https://store.kellycardenassalon.com/collections/all-products BLING SHINE SERUM-The #1 seller of over 15years and the only product to be endorsed by my MAMA! https://store.kellycardenassalon.com/products/kelly-cardenas-salon-bling?_pos=1&_sid=6a4a4c2b4&_ss=r WEBSITE https://www.kellycardenas.com/ EXECUTIVE PRODUCER BROOKLYN CARDENAS

Law Offices Of Quibble, Squabble & Bicker
S4: Client 1 - The American Resolution with cyber security expert Buzz Lightyear

Law Offices Of Quibble, Squabble & Bicker

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 75:50


The Law Offices of Quibble, Squabble & Bicker kick off the new year and Season 4 with the incredibly famous Buzz Lightyear. Well, not really, it's just a pseudonym for a friendly cybersecurity expert but together all of them engage in all sorts of fake legalese like jolly scamps, Falco Manhattan, Slightly Flaccid, gender fluidity in rodents, duck blood, dubstep, taste the suffering, homeless wizard, Misfit Plant, Pong, Sea Hunt, Battle Zone, the jumping thing, public dick, heats up my bones, Burmese Python, Star Trek chat rooms, slash fiction, Zionism, Romulan Catholic Church, towers for the vultures, AWS and Azure, Ted Talk, midnight football, water buffalo spit, the dark web, ukelelist, emotional support jellyfish, cuddle a cuttlefish, fecal matter, Johnny Cash, my 50 pound toe, chocolate coins, beep bop boop, CPAP, Matthew Broderick, Simba, Andy Dick, the golden kids, Alka Seltzer, death cult, Ascension Day and My Little Pony. For other episodes, go to www.qsblaw.org. They are also internettable on: Instagram - @lawofficesofquibble; Twitter - @qsblaw; TikTok - @qsblaw; Uhive - https://www.uhive.com/web/shares/z/QTTCLFU; Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/quiblle.bicker.3; Tumblr - quibblesquabblebicker; Reddit - https://www.reddit.com/user/QuibbleSquabble or watch them on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LawOfficesofQuibbleSquabbleBicker --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/qsb/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/qsb/support

Own the Microphone
Speak From the Heart

Own the Microphone

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 41:30


On this week's episode of Own the Microphone, Bridgett McGowen welcomes teacher turned speaker whose main goal is to spread just exactly how to heal and love your life, Damon Givehand. Bridgett and Damon discuss identifying what you love, Damon's source of confidence, how to heal and solve your life, cultivating happiness, and more! GET IN TOUCH www.damongivehand.com www.linkedin.com/in/damongivehand IG:  @damongivehand 1:20 Number one lesson Damon Givehand learned as a speaker. 5:05 A time where Damon was not such a great speaker--his true fear of making a fool out of himself in front of others. 8:18 What is a common mistake made by speakers? 12:30 How do we heal and solve our lives? 15:30 What got Damon to write his book "Yoga, Truth, and the Real Fountain of Youth"? 21:20 What is one of Damon's favorite engagement tools? 28:20 You are a facilitator, always set yourself up for success. 31:27 A question for Bridgett. TED Talk topics. 40:17 One last tip. Listen and Subscribe to the Own the Microphone Podcast with Bridgett McGowen on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and the CLNS Media Network mobile app.      

The Investing for Beginners Podcast - Your Path to Financial Freedom
William Green on Living a Life with Simplicity, Avoiding Complexity, and Eliminating Stupidity

The Investing for Beginners Podcast - Your Path to Financial Freedom

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 62:00


Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast. In today's show, we discuss: All things investing, life, and philosophy with William Green, author of the fantastic Richer, Wiser, Happier William recently gave a wonderful Ted Talk, in which he discussed the ideas of simplicity, subtracting complexity, and avoiding stupidity Enjoy this wide ranging discussion with William, […] The post William Green on Living a Life with Simplicity, Avoiding Complexity, and Eliminating Stupidity appeared first on Investing for Beginners 101.

Sundial | WLRN
Closing gaps in education, and what's to come during the legislative session

Sundial | WLRN

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 51:19


We speak to FIU Sociologist Anindya Kundu about his popular TED Talk on education. Plus, Dem. State Rep. Dan Daley of Coral Springs about COVID, redistricting and what's on deck for the legislative session that starts next week. Finally, we share moments of joy from 2021.

Penpositive Outclass
#258 "Yeah! Let's Plant some Shit"

Penpositive Outclass

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 4:28


Sometimes we all get inspired and that inspiration takes us change things.. Do things like they were never done before. I should say some people get inspired.... because I don't think I have been inspired to change things... may be in smaller ways but not that makes significant changes... Here is the TED Talk https://youtu.be/EzZzZ_qpZ4w You can now join our community of Active Learners at Penpositive.com, And do Connect on Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/penpositive/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/penpositive Twitter: https://twitter.com/penpositive Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/penpositive Blog: https://vinodnarayan.com/ Clubhouse: https://clubhouse.com/@vinodnarayan --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/penpositive/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/penpositive/support

The You Project
#675 Eat to Beat Disease - Dr. William Li

The You Project

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 48:38


William Li, MD, is an internationally renowned physician, scientist and author of the New York Times bestseller “Eat to Beat Disease: The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself.” His groundbreaking work has led to the development of more than 30 new medical treatments for more than 70 diseases including cancer, diabetes, blindness, heart disease and obesity. His TED Talk, “Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?” has more than 11 million views and Dr. Li has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, CNBC and the Dr. Oz Show, and he has been featured in USA Today, Time Magazine, The Atlantic and O Magazine. And now, in his career defining moment (lol), he's chatting with me on TYP! Enjoy.drwilliamli.com

Reel Awkward - The Podcast
Popular Phrases

Reel Awkward - The Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 41:39


Do you know the origin of these popular phrases? Don't "take this with a grain of salt" as we go over where these sayings came from, now lets "Get the hell out of dodge!" on this episode of the Reel Awkward Podcast. "Here is one for the road" rubes!

#DoorGrowShow - Property Management Growth
DGS 152: Dealing With Uncomfortable Conversations In Property Management: The Secret Code to Powerful Communication

#DoorGrowShow - Property Management Growth

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 16:12


What is the secret code to powerful communication? Be real, get raw, and stay relevant with a ruthless commitment to get results. Property management growth expert and founder/CEO of DoorGrow, Jason Hull talks about how to deal with uncomfortable conversations In property management. You'll Learn... [02:10] Qualifying Questions: Do you feel uncomfortable and taken advantage of? [03:05] Communication Code: Practice the four Rs - real, raw, relevant, and results. [04:57] Step 1 - Real: Be honest. Tell the truth. Just don't lie. [06:02] Step 2 - Raw: Be vulnerable, which is powerful and not a weakness. [07:35] Step 3 - Relevant: What matters to others, not what matters to you. [08:49] Step 4 - Results: Know your and your communication targets' wants and needs. [12:41] Built-in Liar: Your brain tries to protect you from pain and problems. Tweetables “You have to tell the truth. Be honest.” “There's power in being vulnerable.” “Stay relevant with a ruthless commitment to results.” “What is your desired outcome?” “We all have a built-in liar and that's our brain. It's always trying to help us avoid pain.” Resources DoorGrow and Scale Mastermind DoorGrow Academy DoorGrow on YouTube DoorGrowClub DoorGrowLive OpenPotion Radical Honesty by Brad Blanton The Power of Vulnerability by Brené Brown Calendly Transcript Welcome, DoorGrow Hackers, to the DoorGrowShow. If you are a property management entrepreneur that wants to add doors, make a difference, increase revenue, help others impact lives, you are interested in growing your business and life, and you are open to doing things a bit differently, then you are a DoorGrow Hacker. DoorGrow Hackers love the opportunities, daily variety, unique challenges, and freedom that property management brings. Many in real estate think you're crazy for doing it. You think they're crazy for not because you realize that property management is the ultimate high trust gateway to real estate deals, relationships, and residual income. At DoorGrow, we are on a mission to transform property management businesses and business owners. We want to transform the industry, eliminate the BS, build awareness, change perception, expand the market, and help the best property management entrepreneurs win. I'm your host, property management growth expert, Jason Hull, the founder and CEO of DoorGrow. Now, let's get into the show. Today's topic, friends, we're going to be talking about a code of communication. During my weekly coaching call with clients today, a client got vulnerable and asked, how do you deal with an uncomfortable conversation? The situation was this particular client of mine has a potential client that keeps calling him up and asking how they should do things. He really wants this person's doors. He really wants to get them on as a client. He's being nice. But now they're starting to say, hey, I really need a concrete vendor to do this and I need somebody. He's being helpful and he's giving out some info. I know a lot of you listening are like, do not give out your vendors. I'm freaking out, but he doesn't want to give out anymore and he feels like he's being taken advantage of. Now I asked some qualifying questions. I said, how do you feel about this to get clarity on that? I'm guessing by bringing this up, did you feel taken advantage of? Do you feel like it's uncomfortable? His question was, how do I have this uncomfortable conversation, or how do I move them forward towards maybe becoming a client? It was kind of the question. My feedback to my client is that you need to get really honest. When we get really vulnerable and honest, it allows other people to see that we're human beings, it allows us to have much more effective communications. As I said, rather than tell you exactly what to say, let me share with you the principles because this is generally how I like to work. Because how he says it might be unique to him, but I said what you need to do is practice a code. I learned this years ago from a coach named Setema Gali Jr. He was part of a coaching program that I was part of. He was my coach. I believe he's the first person that explained this to me. I've heard lots of coaches share this idea. I'm not sure where it originally got its start, but the idea is this code of communication called real, raw, relevant, and results. This is also connected to Wake Up Warrior and Garrett J. White. That's who Setema was working for at the time. Setema, just let me tell you about this guy, a 300-pound Polynesian. He played for the New England Patriots. He has a Super Bowl ring, I believe, won a Super Bowl. He is a really big guy and a really powerful speaker. I really enjoyed working with him. This concept I'm going to share with you is this code of communication that will improve your communication in your relationships personally. It'll improve communication between you and your potential clients. It helps you with challenging situations, challenging communication. This is the mode of how you should always approach communication. In general, this is a code for life. It's four R's, four R words: real, raw, relevant, and results. Let me explain this code of communication and we'll go through each of these four items. When you're communicating with somebody, the challenge is you need to be honest, and this particular client of mine had not yet been really honest with this potential client that he was speaking with about how he was feeling and what he was experiencing. The very first thing is you have to tell the truth, be honest. That's a factual truth. This is the mental logical side of things. What you say should be factual, it should be truthful in your communication with somebody. That's step one. Just don't lie. If you're saying, oh, it's okay and it's not okay, you're lying. The very first thing is to honestly communicate, and that's just telling the truth. The first is real, be real. Be real with people. Just be real with people. Tell the truth. Now the second is closely related. But not only is there logical, honest communication. There needs to be emotionally honest communication. This is where a lot of people fail in their communication. It's not fully honest because you're not really sharing how you feel about things. Logically, what you're saying may be true, but we're being dishonest if we're not honestly expressing how we feel about something emotionally. The second R is raw. So be real, get raw. Most people don't want to get raw. This is what we call being vulnerable. There's power in being vulnerable. There are books written on this subject like Brene Brown, I believe, is her name. The Power of Vulnerability was a big TED Talk, YouTube videos, and whatever. Getting vulnerable is a source of power. A lot of people see it as a weakness. But the most powerful person is the person who has the confidence to get the most raw with people and to be the most emotionally honest. It allows other people to feel safe being honest with you as well because it's at a deeper level. The real thing is that they felt taken advantage of. That's factual, but expressing how that makes them feel would deepen that conversation like, hey, I feel uncomfortable. We've had lots of conversations, facts. I've helped given you some freebies and given you some access to some vendors that I use, facts. I'm feeling though, that I'm being taken advantage of. It makes me feel uncomfortable. I run a business. I care about my clients. I want to take care of them. But then when I have somebody that is not paying me, asking for this information, and I'm helping them out, it makes me feel like whatever you feel. That's getting raw and expressing the honest emotional side of things. The next is to stay relevant. Be real, get raw, stay relevant. Keeping things relevant is important. It's easy to start whining and sharing all your feelings about whatever's going on in your life, but they don't care about that. Whatever the conversation you're having—whether it's kids, spouse, potential clients, existing clients, tenants, whatever—it should be relevant to them. If they don't care and it's irrelevant to them, they're not going to pay attention to it anyway. You're wasting your breath, you're wasting your time, and you're probably gossiping or emotionally manipulating. It's not relevant, so make sure it's relevant. The communication should be relevant to what the real situation is. It should be relevant to the feelings and thoughts that you're having around that thing that you're currently talking about, not other stuff. It's one thing to just get really real and honest and go up to some random person or even a potential client and say, oh, yeah, how are things going? And you start blabbing your whole life story and problems to them. They don't care about that, it's not relevant. So make sure your communication is relevant. Now the next is results. It's real, raw, relevant, and results. So be real, get raw, stay relevant with a ruthless commitment to results. If you are committed to results, that means you need to know what your communication targets, wants, and desires. You need to know what you want. You have to have that clarity. Otherwise, it's not going to be relevant. What you want are results. So if it's relevant, it's going to be focused ruthlessly on getting towards the result. What's the outcome? What is your desired outcome? This is why on my Calendly link, it always asks the question, for appointment scheduling with me, what is your desired outcome? What's the outcome you're hoping for during this conversation? Maybe I can move towards that. What is your desired outcome? If you're going into a conversation that's going to be uncomfortable, you need to be clear on what is true, what factually happened, what do you know for sure, how do you feel about that? You need to have that clarity of how you feel. You need to know what's relevant to them, what's relevant to the conversation, and what's relevant to you. You need to know what you want. What results or outcomes are you hoping for? To honestly express, in this instance, this example, it would be very honest, real, and raw to express. Let's say this potential client was named Suzie. We're talking to this potential client. Hey, Suzie, I've helped you with this, I've done this, and I'm starting to honestly feel like I'm being taken advantage of in this relationship. I want to be honest with you, my goal and being helpful in talking to you, all these multiple times we've had calls is because I want to get your business. I want to get you on as a client. So I need to know, that's what I want, is that going to happen? Is that a reality? Do you see that you potentially will become a client, or are you just taking advantage of the fact that you know that I know some of the things you might need? If so, then maybe we need to have a different conversation. But are you interested in becoming a client or working with me for property management or letting me take over your units? This is expressing what you want and that you might be able to express what Suzie wants. You can say, Suzie, what is it that you are wanting? My understanding is you want this property to be taken care of. You probably don't really want or enjoy dealing with finding contractors and dealing with these challenging and difficult situations. I would love to take that off your plate. I want to do that for you. That would be much more effective communication and it'd be far more honest because the reality of the situation is this communication leading up to this point, this client of mine had not yet been honest with Suzie or whatever their name is. Had not yet been fully honest with them and hadn't lived according to this code of communication. Everything gets better and easier if you're willing to live. It's uncomfortable sometimes to have this communication, but it's less uncomfortable, I believe, than dealing with feeling taken advantage of, feeling misaligned internally, feeling frustrated, feeling annoyed by people. Honestly, express. There's a really good book I'm listening to right now. I really love this book so far. It's called Radical Honesty. This guy is really refreshing to listen to. I appreciate it. It really made me take a look. I've always prided myself on being a very honest, open person. That's always how I've wanted to run my business. One of the core facets is transparency that we subscribe to in our core values. That's why I created my original business, it was called OpenPotion. We all have a built-in liar and that's our brain. It's always trying to help us avoid pain. So if our brain is saying, well, it'll be an uncomfortable conversation that our brain lies and comes up with stories around this. Maybe they know or maybe I shouldn't bring this up. Maybe that'd be uncomfortable if I brought this up or set it this way. Maybe I need to be nicer, more diplomatic. That's our brain lying. We have this built-in liar that is always there in the background creating stories and filtering our perspective and our view from past pain and past history trying to protect us from future pain and creating more problems in our life. We have to confront that, and we have to deal with that and get even more honest. This is something that I remind myself of and that I hope is helpful to you is to be real, get raw, stay relevant with a ruthless commitment to results. If you focus on this mode of communication with family members, potential clients, or anybody that you care to communicate with, you're going to have a much better result. You're more likely to get the results out of this that you want because you're communicating honestly. You're going to create more safety. You're going to create more trust, sales, and deals happen at the speed of trust. Relationships, the foundation is trust. This is going to help you build more relationships and improve your close rate. I hope this has been helpful to those listening. That is all I have to share today. If you would like to have an objective perspective in your business because you're too close to the fire as all of us business owners are and you want a mentor, coach, or somebody that can help you move your business forward, I would be honored and happy to help you grow your business. We have clients getting fantastic results in our Mastermind program. You can check us out at doorgrow.com and set up a call with us to learn more about our DoorGrow and Scale mastermind, how we are helping grow and scale companies. That is what I will leave you with today. I hope this has been helpful to those listening. If it has, please give us some positive feedback on the various channels in which you may be listening to this, whether it's YouTube, iTunes, or wherever, we appreciate that. It helps us get the message out to others and benefit more people in the industry, which is our mission at DoorGrow. That's it. Until next time to our mutual growth. Bye, everyone.

Vision is More Than 20/20
From the Vault: Living Your Values & Goal Setting with Dr. Nick Despoditis

Vision is More Than 20/20

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 44:58


This is a  "From the Vault" episode where Dr. Zilnicki connects with one of her mentors, Dr. Nick Despoditis, to talk about living your values and goal setting! We talk every week how 'Vision is More Than 20/20," and wanted to highlight again  how the vision for your life is one that you should take hold of to create the life you want so you can feel fulfilled and happy.We are wishing all of our listeners a Happy & Healthy New Year!Dr. D's Ted Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIRZ3e5uCTgDr. D's Book: A Parent's Guide To Raising Children With Healthy VisionFollow us @twinforksoptometryFacebookInstagramJoin our private Facebook group: Vision is More Than 20/20

Radically Loved with Rosie Acosta
Episode 411. The Path to Finding Meaning With Sheri Salata

Radically Loved with Rosie Acosta

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 44:55


Life can often have a lot of detours, ups, downs, and twists around. It's easy to get lost or stranded in one place instead of finding out where the path can lead. Many things can get in the way of finding meaning. Sometimes the roadblocks aren't external — you might be looking in the wrong place or misunderstanding what's best for you. However, as your life progresses, you'll understand that the pitfalls in your life help you grow.In this episode, Sheri Salata joins us to talk about her journey and share the lessons she has learned along the way. The stories that led to her writing a book and the experiences she garnered throughout her life are words of wisdom that you don't want to miss. Finally, Sheri shares her advice on making critical decisions and reaching your dreams. If you've ever felt lost or stuck, tune in and embark on the path toward a positive transformation.Excited to listen and learn from Sheri and her life lessons? Tune in to this episode!This episode is brought to you by: CareOfFor 50% off your first Care/of order, go to www.takecareof.com Bioptimizers--Biome Breakthroughwww.biomebreakthrough.com/radicallylovedUse promo code: radicallyloved10 to get 10% off! Here are three reasons why you should listen to the full episode: 1.Learn to manage your fear of decision-making while cultivating the courage and motivation to keep finding meaning in what you do. 2.Find out how you can stop comparing yourself to others and empower yourself instead.3.Listen and discover what you can achieve by sharing your stories and listening to others.Resources●Here's your EXCLUSIVE FREE GIFT from Sheri “What if we could make change and transformation even easier? What if we could change our lives by changing ten words in our vocabulary?” ●The Beautiful No: And Other Tales of Trial, Transcendence, and Transformation by Sheri Salata●The Oprah Winfrey Show●We Need to Talk About Shame, a TED Talk by Brené Brown ●Sheri's 12-week course: Write Your Story | Transform Your Life ●The Support System, a membership group with Sheri●More about the retreats organized by Sheri●Connect with Sheri on her website and subscribe!●FREE workbook! Check out our website for more details. Episode Highlights Sheri's Secret Sauce●Sheri has a knack for gathering a group of people to do things as a group. She also mentions that she could herd kittens.●When she was younger, she wasn't picky about her jobs and took them one after another. She was determined to find a job that could provide stability for her retirement. ●Sheri wasn't finding meaning in what she did, wasting her devotion on jobs bereft of purpose to her.●Although she felt miserable after trying out multiple jobs, she still persevered. She later found her purpose in her life and applied that to her job search.The Time to Try New Things●The feeling that you are sacrificing your life for a paycheck could indirectly hint that you should try finding meaning elsewhere.●When Sheri became an entrepreneur at 56, she first experienced what it felt like to enjoy a job.●Another lesson Sheri taught us was to take risks. Searching for your true passion is a process of trial and error.●She advises others to try entrepreneurship. Alternatively, work for a startup company to observe the empowerment that comes with being an entrepreneur.Making the Right Decision●There are different kinds of decisions in life. A governing decision is the most powerful decision that sets a framework for your life.●Sheri urges us to be decisive. It doesn't need to be a good decision at that moment — the mistakes of today help your judgment tomorrow.●When you're deciding, ask yourself whether you would feel good about it. If it feels good, you are encouraged to proceed. You can always change course later.●Your slippery character is the part of you that stops change. The fear of an unknown future prevents you from finding meaning elsewhere. ●Talk to your slippery character. Though it may simply want to protect you, help yourself understand that you can make a positive change in your life.Matching Energies●To reach a dream, match the good feeling. Manage your mood and thoughts to approach the actions positively instead of negatively.●What often gets in the way is starting to think of the ways it's going to go wrong. Fear shifts your energy from matching the dream to repelling it.Stopping Comparisons●Sometimes you might feel inferior when comparing yourself with others.●Look at your comparisons as a treasure hunt. Learn from others that you like and learn to apply their methods in your pursuit of success. ●Match your positive and encouraging energy with your dreams and manifest them through practice. ●Be more conscious of what you are practicing. Take control and focus on good practices that can help you.Finding Meaning In Her Work●Sheri was 35 years old when she started working at the Oprah Winfrey Show in an entry-level work position.●She began finding meaning in her job as she took notes on all the spiritual experts, teachers, and leaders she met.●That job was where Sheri found the quantum. She started cultivating a spiritual life and connected with the universe. ●Even until now, she continues to look for portals of opportunity. She evaluates her drawbacks and looks for ways to improve and become a better person.●When Sheri reflects on her constructive transformations and retains her energy, she rises and grows. Transformational conversations pushed her into finding meaning.Sharing Stories●There is an empowering element in taking ownership of your own experiences and genuinely sharing them. ●During her book tour, Sheri realized that sharing her stories helped in her healing process. ●Sheri noticed that her audience and readers shared their stories as well. Essentially, she believed that the exchange helped them make amends with their inner wounds.●The overall experience helped her audience recognize their potential and the abundant possibilities they could explore.●Every story has an impact on its respective readers. We can find good value and lessons in any story.Sheri's Favorite Things to Do●Last January, she launched a course called "Write Your Story, Transform Your Life," where she spends weeks of deep transformation with others.●Sheri enjoys inviting people to her masterclasses and workshops organized by her private membership group called "The Support System."●A vacation to Italy is what she began doing to reward herself.●Whenever she does her favorite things, she notices herself blossoming into a better person. Ultimately, she has found ease in her current life. Desired Takeaways for Sheri's Book Tours●Sheri hopes that she conveys as much learning as possible from her experiences, hoping it would inspire her audience to seek positive change.●She also hopes she delivers her message and experience to her audience properly.●After each event, she thinks about what she got from it and what she gave back.How Sheri Experiences Radical Love●Over the last three or four years, Sheri learned what it truly means to love herself.●Being kind to and counting on herself forges another level of self-love that only she could give. No one in the world will love her more than she loves herself.●Sheri loves animals and desires to help rescue animals and farm sanctuaries. It would be better if she were to take care of a huge group of rescued animals.●She states that we are in a co-beneficial relationship with other sentient beings on Earth. This is why she chooses to be a shepherd who cares for them.5 Powerful Quotes [6:56] “Lean into happy, lean into what feels good. Quit trying to push the boulder up the hill and make the wrong relationships work, the wrong jobs work.”[14:40] “We're just in decision paralysis. Anytime you feel yourself in that place, take that really seriously, because it means you are delaying a magnificent future. You're delaying change, good change.” [19:34] “I needed to look at [comparison] as a little treasure hunt where I literally am out in the world going, ‘I want some of that.' so I could stop comparing myself. Comparison is the death of dreams.”[27:52] “I'm willing to own my experiences, and I share them vulnerably because, first of all, just speaking those words, and those stories heal me.” About the Guest Sheri Salata authored the award-winning book, The Beautiful No: And Other Tales of Trial, Transcendence and Transformation. Named Amazon Editor's Choice Best Memoir, it tells the story of her journey from the bottom to the peak of a career she truly loves and enjoys. She hopes that her book will inspire thousands of readers to be unafraid to dream bigger and work towards it.Recognized for her role and contributions in business, entertainment, and media, she continues to encourage others as an author, speaker, producer, and founder of inspirational groups and practices. Sheri organizes retreats and has founded a membership platform called The Support System for women. She has also shared the power of writing through her 12-week course, Write Your Story | Transform Your Life.Take a peek at her book The Beautiful No: And Other Tales of Trial, Transcendence and Transformation. Learn more and connect with Sheri through her website.Enjoy the Podcast? If you felt radically loved from listening to this podcast, subscribe and share it with the people you love! Finding meaning in our lives is an essential part of being human; help others reach it too.Love to give us 5 stars? If you do, we'd love a review from you. Help us reach more people and make them feel loved.Do you want to share with others what you've learned about making decisions, sharing stories, and finding meaning in your life? A simple way is to share what you've learned today on social media.

Young Life College Podcast
34. Lost and Disinterested College Students by Emily Kiaha (YLC&U Summit)

Young Life College Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 20:56


In Young Life College, our hope is that students know they belong before they consider believing. Emily Kiaha, area director supervising ministry at The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, shares a “TED Talk” at the YLC&U Summit that challenges whether or not we are keeping lost and disinterested students as the focus of our ministry, from contact work and weekly events to how we celebrate students. Jesus modeled the kind of ministry Young Life strives to have: a ministry for the unreached.

To The Top: Inspirational Career Advice
#59 Gihan Amarasiriwardena: On Nurturing Curiosity & Finding Balance

To The Top: Inspirational Career Advice

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 47:34


Gihan is a tinkerer who began making his own gear at the age of 13. He's had a knack for problem solving for efficiency through the lens of science. He's the co-founder and president of an innovative apparel brand, Ministry of Supply, where they produce high quality clothing engineered to be both comfortable and presentable. He earned his chemical engineering degree from MIT and was recognized as Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2015. In 2018 he cycled across America wearing a Ministry of Supply Nasa-derived polo shirt. Gihan holds several patents and Fast Company recognized MOS as one of the most innovative companies in 2021.  In this episode we discuss: -How his parents nurtured his curiosity -How he approaches habit stacking to be super efficient -Why you should think of vacations as fueling vs rest -How he prepared for his Ted Talk and more.. ----- Send questions or comments to omaid@omaid.me

Land Ethic
#23 Kristine Tompkins

Land Ethic

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 70:27


Kristine Tompkins is the president and co-founder of Tompkins Conservation, and former CEO of Patagonia Clothing Company. For nearly thirty years, she has committed her life to protecting and restoring Chile and Argentina's wild beauty and biodiversity by creating national parks, restoring wildlife, inspiring activism, and fostering economic vitality. Having protected nearly 15 million acres of parklands in South America through Tompkins Conservation and its partners, Kristine and Douglas Tompkins, her late husband who died in 2015, are considered some of the most successful environmental philanthropists in history.We covered Kristine's early career and growth with Patagonia, her beginnings in conservation, national park projects, the process of re-wilding, and much more. To learn more, check out Tompkins Conservation and watch Kristine's 2020 TED Talk, "Let's Make the World Wild Again.”

Sacred Changemakers
73 | Exposing The Conspiracy Of Goodness with Dr. Lynda Ulrich andJayne Warrilow

Sacred Changemakers

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 56:34


73: Exposing The Conspiracy Of Goodness Our guest on the podcast this week is Dr. Lynda Ulrich, TEDX Speaker, best-selling author, and founder of the Goodness Exchange… the home for goodness in the world. There you will find articles, podcasts, events, and a private social media community, built around celebrating countless remarkable efforts that are solving the world's most vexing problems, small and large. Out of our chaotic, seemingly doomed world, Dr. Lynda's voice arises with a strategy for action. She excludes no one and casts no stones. Instead, she points to an enormous wave of goodness and progress, well underway in the world, that she calls the "https://everwideningcircles.com/2019/04/22/conspiracyofgoodness-movement-changing-the-future/ (Conspiracy of Goodness)" of our times. Today Dr. Lynda takes us on a journey as we embrace what it means to become a great servant to humanity, to hear the beat of a different drum, and become intentional about our life. She shares her passion project which is helping others to become more intentional about their relationship with technology, as she helps us to focus on how we can get intentional about shaping the narrative we see online in just four easy shifts. Listen in as we talk through the specifics of how to help the internet show us information more aligned to what we would like to see instead of this constant stream of negativity, that is driven by and then perpetuates fear, anger, and scarcity in our world. She describes the internet as a tool, and how important it is that we decide how we want to use it. It is our opportunity and our responsibility to ensure we all do what we can do to make a difference. If you have ever felt anxious, overwhelmed, and frustrated with all the negativity online then I encourage you to listen to this deeply resonant dialogue for support. I suspect you'll learn a lot from Dr. Lynda's perspective on how we can all contribute to a conspiracy of goodness in our world. I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did. Key Takeaways Dr. Lynda's unique perspective on the negativity in media How to train the algorithms to show you what you want to see instead of fear-based, attention-grabbing news What it means to support the Conspiracy Of Goodness How 4 easy shifts in your behavior could create an ever-widening circle of positivity Surprising statistics from the World Economic Forum regarding the percentage of people needed to bring something into the mainstream. (It's not what you might think!) Memorable Quote “We become the limiting beliefs of those we grow up with in the world”—Dr. Lynda Ulrich Episode Resources: https://everwideningcircles.com/ (Dr. Lynda's Website) http://4shifts.com (4shifts.com) https://youtu.be/AbHtb2kptVE (Dr. Lynda's TED Talk) http://linkedin.com/company/goodnessexchange (Dr. Lynda's Linkedin) http://instagram.com/goodness_exchange (Dr Lynda's Instagram) http://SacredChangemakers.com (SacredChangemakers.com) https://sacredchangemakers.com/community (Our Sacred Community) https://www.instagram.com/jayne_m_warrilow/?hl=en (Jayne Warrilow on Instagram) Thank you to our sponsor: A HUGE thank you to our sponsor Coaches Business School who are helping coaches to succeed in business, so they can make a meaningful difference in our world. Go to http://coachesbuseinssschool.com/ (coachesbusinessschool.com) to get the tools, strategies, and frameworks you need to enjoy growing your business in a way that is profitable, predictable, and purpose-driven. A big thank you to all our coaches because without them this wouldn't be possible3 If you would like to support our show: Please rate, review and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and other podcast platforms. We would be SO grateful. Sacred Changemakers is a transformation company that believes in change for good. We partner with changemakers (coaches, consultants, speakers, authors, business owners, leaders, conscious...

KindredCast: Insights From Dealmakers & Thought Leaders
NFTs Made Easy (and Green!) With Zedge CEO Jonathan Reich

KindredCast: Insights From Dealmakers & Thought Leaders

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 19:29


Today, Kindred Media's Olivia Bourkoff gets the lowdown from Jonathan Reich, the CEO of mobile media company Zedge. With over 35 million monthly users around the globe personalizing their devices via Zedge's creator-friendly platform, Jonathan shares how the company is setting its sights on a greener, frictionless NFT solution for the masses.Tune in for an excellent look into the future of mobile content!Find and rate KindredCast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen. For more content, follow KindredCast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. You can hear our radio show on SiriusXM Business Radio, channel 132 and on United Airlines. And you can find all of Kindred Media's podcasts and subscribe to our daily newsletter, “Take a Break with Kindred Media,” here (https://linktr.ee/KindredMediaHQ).Please read before listening: http://www.liontree.com/podcast-notices.htmlSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Chip Chipperson Podacast

Brendan is unable to do in person thanks to his illness, so Chipperson adapts. Brendan admits his foot fetish, Chrissie Mayr shows off her tootsies and Chip gives a sexy foot Ted Talk. Chrissie also shows off her pets. Chip tells everyone where Lamar made his mother stuff a bath bomb. Chip's St Bernard would scoot and give Chip worms on his gums. And finally, the story of Mr. Fast Shoes is told. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Design Business Show
The Design Business Show 170: Creating a Design Portfolio with Shar Biggers

The Design Business Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022 72:56


Shar Biggers is the creative director and founder of Provoke Design, a branding studio. A native of Atlanta, by way of St. Louis, she holds an MBA in business management and is a graduate of Miami Ad School's Portfolio Center of Design. In her extensive experience, she has worked with Fortune 500 companies, led design for Amazon rebrands like Amazon Fashion and Amazon Diversity, and helped more than 10 million Americans say "I'm with her" for Hillary Clinton. Here's what we covered on the episode: Shar's Background + Design School  How Shar initially reached out to me on Instagram and how we've stayed in contact ever since  As a child, Shar was creative but ended up going to school for neuroscience, where she received her bachelor's degree in psychology - she started her PhD program but quickly realized it wasn't what she wanted to be doing even though the work itself was valuable.  Shar explains that she changed paths to pursue an MBA instead and tried to get into marketing and advertising agencies for about a year with no success and says she felt very discouraged  Finally, an agency that Shar had sent her resume to reached out and asked her to do an internship with them - she accepted and worked in SEO and SEM but says that she was fascinated with the graphic design department there and realized that's what she wanted to be doing  Shar Shares that she went to Portfolio Center of Design and did a 2-year program and after moved to New York, where she began working in an ideation firm   We talk about how in high school, we didn't know there was this creative world that you could be part of where you didn't have to be considered a starving artist and how our country has been more accepting of creativity Shar recommends a TED Talk called, Do schools kill creativity? given by Ken Robinson  Getting Into the Design Industry How Shar found such strong differences between working in design houses vs. working in advertising and says she learned a lot from working in marketing and advertising but felt more comfortable working in design  Shar explains that it took her a couple of years to figure out her design identity and says she tried working in print, advertising, branding, packaging, etc.  How Shar was able to get into agencies to work in things like media buying, SEO, or social media but couldn't get into graphic design right away because she didn't have a portfolio even though the agencies agreed she had raw talent Shar shares why she thinks it's hard to break into graphic design work at agencies as a self-taught designer because they typically think that if this is your job, you should go to school to study your craft, and they want to rest assured that you have the training and knowledge needed to design because they take it seriously  Why we need to bridge the gap between people who took the traditional design route and the people who are self-taught designers or who just graduated from school When thinking about building a portfolio, Shar says it's important to figure out what you love doing first because you want your portfolio to be relevant to the work you want to be doing How you should focus on specializing to a certain extent instead of being a jack of all trades because once you master a certain area, if you want to pivot, people will believe in it, and you because you showed them you mastered something already Shar thinks people should perfect the craft they want to be good at and think about what kind of designer they want to be because everything takes a different route and gives the example of her best friend who also went to school at the same time as her, but took a different route into advertising   The story of how Shar worked very hard at school, which even meant sleeping there most nights because she lived an hour away - she shares that she was eating, sleeping, and breathing design to prove that her work was just as good as anyone else  Shar's advice to those listening is to think about what you want, how badly you want it, and where you want to go - and if people are not seeing it, you have to take a step back and say, is everyone picking on me or am I missing something?     The story of how Shar wasn't able to pay for her last year of school and had to move back home with her mom had no money to her name but launched an online store on Etsy store selling pop culture-focused phone cases that went viral and helped pay for her last year of school  Creating Your Portfolio + Provoke Design  If you want to build your portfolio, study your craft, and take on free projects if you need to - Shar shares that she took on some very low paying projects so she could master her craft  Shar says as a new designer; you shouldn't be so eager for money because you still need to understand the industry and learn but says, if you master your craft, you can charge whatever you want  When you're trying to learn, Shar recommends finding a small, local agency that puts out better work than your own and saying, hey, I want to learn, and if you have the capacity to teach me, great  Another piece of advice Shar gives is, be willing to intern for free so you can learn the skills you need, especially if you are self-taught; that way, they can be your teacher, and they can help you master your craft      Shar created Provoke Design because she saw an unmet need of the market - after working at a lot of different places, she noticed one consistent thing was that she was usually the only person of color and one of the only women, and also noticed the clients she worked with or the products they would put out lacked diversity When Shar worked for Hillary Clinton, Hillary was an advocate for change, and if you didn't see the change you wanted, she encouraged to do it yourself, so that's what Shar did - Shar didn't start Provoke Design because she wanted a design firm, she did it to start changing the design industry Shar says she works with all types of businesses but works to keep her business accessible to brands that can't afford to go to the best branding houses  For the first couple of years, Shar was the only full-time person, and she worked with other partners from writers and strategists to art directors and producers based on project budgets  Shar is currently working on the logistics of building an in-house team with the primary focus of staying accessible  Shar wants to remind you that regardless of your situation or circumstances, you can make a path for yourself - do what it takes to get there and don't be afraid to do the things that may be seen as unconventional  Connect with Shar through the Provoke website or follow them on Instagram     Links mentioned:   Provoke Design Website    TED Talk - Do schools kill creativity?   Connect with Shar on Instagram    Like what you heard?  Click here to subscribe + leave a review on iTunes. Click here to download my Sales Page Trello Board Let's connect on Instagram!

Media Path Podcast
Finding Your Purpose & Limitless Potential featuring Laura Gassner Otting

Media Path Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 66:57


The pandemic has challenged many of us to dig deep and discover that we may have options and opportunities that we were too busy to recognize. Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote speaker Laura Gassner Otting helped create the  AmeriCorps program under President Bill Clinton, and her new book Limitless aims to help you shape a future that is in better alignment with your true purpose. Laura joins us for an illuminating conversation. Plus Fritz and Weezy are digging deeper into Being The Ricardos on Prime and recommending Bathtubs Over Broadway on Netflix, 1883 on Paramount +, Don't Look Up on Prime, and Licorice Pizza in theaters.Path Points of Interest:Laura Gassner OttingLimitless by Laura Gassner OttingLaura Gassner Otting's Amazon Author PageLaura Gassner Otting on FacebookLaura Gassner Otting on TwitterAmeriCorpsIsaacson MillerExecSearches.comNonprofit Professionals Advisory GroupLaura Gassner Otting's Ted Talk, "How Can I Help?"Don't Look Up - Prime Bathtubs Over Broadway - NetflixLicorice Pizza - In Theaters 1883 on Paramount PlusBeing The Ricardos 

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.
How To Have Successful Relationships with Esther Perel

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 64:12


Modern love comes with an unprecedented list of expectations. Relationships can of course be a source of amazing connection and joy, but they can also be really hard. We want our partner to be our best friend, lover, confidant, coworker, therapist, and so much more. We want from one person what an entire village used to provide. To take it a step further, we want a soul mate; we want in another human what we used to look for in the realm of the divine. We want that person to help us become the best version of ourselves. I've been extremely lucky in my life with my career and friendships, but romantic relationships haven't come easy for me. I was thrilled to take a deeper look at this part of my life in this episode with my dear friend Esther Perel.Psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author Esther Perel is recognized as one of today's most insightful and original voices on modern relationships. Fluent in nine languages, she helms a therapy practice in New York City and serves as an organizational consultant for Fortune 500 companies around the world. Her celebrated TED Talks have garnered more than 30 million views and her bestselling books, Mating in Captivity and The State of Affairs, are global phenomena translated into nearly 30 languages. Esther is also an executive producer and host of the popular podcasts Where Should We Begin? and How's Work? Her latest project is Where Should We Begin - A Game of Stories with Esther Perel.Here are more of the details from our interview: Our expectations of romantic relationships have drastically changed over time (4:08) Our childhood sets us up for difficulty in romantic relationships (7:08) Why we choose partners who activate our own specific issues (11:19) What drives couples to divorce and why the end of a relationship does not necessarily equate to failure (15:02) What brings couples to couples therapy today vs. in past decades (19:40) Four relationship killers (27:10) What makes a relationship successful? (28:32) The card game that Esther created during the pandemic to incorporate lightness and play into our relationships (35:06) How our relationship to giving and receiving impacts our relationships (45:55) Esther's main nuggets of wisdom from her work with couples (54:24)Learn more about Esther Perel at https://www.estherperel.com/ and her new card game, Where Should We Begin - A Game of Stories at https://www.estherperel.com/where-should-we-begin-the-game.Follow Esther on Facebook @Esther.Perel, on Instagram @EstherPerelOfficial, and on Twitter @EstherPerel. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

How To Citizen with Baratunde
Those We've Left Behind (with Shaka Senghor & Teresa Hodge)

How To Citizen with Baratunde

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 63:03


Baratunde asks how can we citizen with tech when we disconnect millions from technology and from society as a whole by incarcerating them? He closes the season in conversation with two people who've served time for felony convictions and are now working in tech to expand opportunities for all: Shaka Senghor, author and head of DEI for TripActions, and Teresa Hodge, president of Mission: Launch and co-founder of R3 Score which changes how employers use background checks. Guest: Shaka Senghor Bio: Bestselling author and speaker; Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at TripActions  Online: Shaka's website, Twitter @shakasenghor, and Instagram @shakasenghor Guest: Teresa Hodge Bio: President of Mission: Launch, co-founder of R3 Score Online: Mission: Launch website; R3 Score website; Teresa's Twitter @teresayhodge  Go to howtocitizen.com for transcripts, our email newsletter, and your citizen practice. ACTIONS - PERSONALLY REFLECT  Are we that bad? The United States has five percent of the world's population and 25 percent of the world's prison population. Ask yourself the question Teresa wants us all to ask: are we that bad?    - BECOME INFORMED Who is leading the spaces you spend time in? Take stock of the companies whose products and services you use the most and the non-profits you may be supporting. Now go take a look at their boards and senior leadership. Do they reflect the experiences of the communities they serve?  While you're in a learning mode, check out Shaka's TED Talk, Why Your Words Deeds Don't Define You   - PUBLICLY PARTICIPATE Citizen with those who have felony convictions The Last Mile is an incredibly effective organization that prepares incarcerated individuals for successful reentry through business and technology training. Support their work through donation, volunteering, or better yet, hire their graduates! Redeemed Sole, an organization Shaka founded, highlights a number of organizations helping people avoid or return from incarceration. Find an initiative there, and donate, amplify, or join in some way.  Find out if your workplace, school, or even landlord uses traditional criminal background checks to determine someone's suitability. If they do, encourage them to join Teresa's Bank on 100 Million initiative, and take the pledge yourself.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Zen Parenting Radio
Finding Strength (Replay)- Podcast #633

Zen Parenting Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 55:33


Cathy and Todd discuss the road to wellness and why shame, judgment, anxiety, and hope all play a role. They also discuss why asking for help is so essential, and why asking for help is an act of bravery and strength. They discuss what it means to be a strength-based parent and play a clip from Lea Waters, author of The Strength Switch. Todd plays a clip from the TED Talk podcast about how people with less money actually give more to those in need, and how exposure and empathy are the keys to greater giving.

The School of Greatness with Lewis Howes
How To Use Food To Prevent & Beat Disease w/Dr. William Li EP 1207

The School of Greatness with Lewis Howes

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 73:39


Today's guest is Dr. William Li. He's a world-renowned physician, scientist, and speaker. His groundbreaking work has impacted more than 70 diseases including cancer, diabetes, blindness, heart disease, and obesity. His TED Talk, “Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?” has reached more than 11 million views. He has served on the faculties of Harvard Medical School, Tufts University, and Dartmouth Medical School and he's also the best-selling author of EAT TO BEAT DISEASE – The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself.In this episode we discuss the science behind using food to beat diseases, the five different defense systems that our body has, the importance of the gut microbiome, the top foods to help you live longer, the harmful foods that cause the most inflammation and disease, the groundbreaking discovers Dr. Li is expecting us to find in the next 10 years and so much more!For more go to: www.lewishowes.com/1207Get Dr. Li's book: https://drwilliamli.com/book-li/Mel Robbins: The “Secret” Mindset Habit to Building Confidence and Overcoming Scarcity: https://link.chtbl.com/970-podDr. Joe Dispenza on Healing the Body and Transforming the Mind: https://link.chtbl.com/826-podMaster Your Mind and Defy the Odds with David Goggins: https://link.chtbl.com/715-podSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.