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Jeff Tippett /// Help Others Find Their WIN /// E050

Jeff Tippett /// Help Others Find Their WIN /// E050

August 15, 2019

Known by audiences and fans as Mr. Persuasion, Jeff Tippett is a subject matter expert in persuasive communications. He helps people increase their effectiveness, gives them powerful tools for attaining goals and dreams, and helps them positively impact their organization—all as they learn techniques for communicating persuasively with others.

 

When results mattered most, renowned brands like Airbnb, The National Restaurant Association, The League of Women Voters, The League of Conservation have trusted Jeff to develop and implement communications plans to persuade elected officials, the media, and the general public. And as an expert on persuasive communications, Jeff continues to deliver results for influential clients.

 

Jeff has impacted thousands of lives through over 500 presentations including keynotes and seminars. Others feature Jeff’s expertise in persuasive communications through articles, podcasts, and blogs.

 

Jeff’s second book, Unleashing Your Superpower: Why Persuasive Communications is the Only Force You Will Ever Need, landed in Amazon’s #1 international best seller in multiple categories. It's definitely a recommended read.

 

 

‘‘I don't have to change their mind and I don't even have to agree with them, but I can still love them and realize there is a reason they think the way that they think and feel the way they feel ” - Jeff Tippett

 

 

Topics we cover ///

  • Authenticity and what it means to him
  • How he worked through being abused as an adolescence to embrace himself
  • Growing up and having a drill sergeant like dad and how it has led to his perspective now.
  • Adoption of a Haitian baby and the impact it had on his direction regarding Persuasive communication
    • What this experience has been like for him and for her since the adoption and coming home to the states
  • What is Persuasion and many tips and details to more effectively communicate
    • Persuasion vs. Manipulation

 

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Credits:

 

      Lead editor + Producer: Ruf Holmes

 

Music:

 

Main Theme: "I dunno" by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusqu

Guest theme: “Cinematic Trailer.” by scottholmesmusic.com freemusicarchive.org

Dolly Chugh /// Bounded Ethicality /// E049

Dolly Chugh /// Bounded Ethicality /// E049

August 1, 2019

Dolly Chugh is an award-winning, tenured professor at the New York University Stern School of Business. She studies the psychology of good people, or “bounded ethicality”.  Dolly teaches MBA courses in leadership, management, and negotiations.  Additionally, she has taught at a men’s prison through the NYU Prison Education Program at the Wallkill Correctional Facility, where she is currently running a book club.

Dolly’s first book, The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias (HarperCollins, 2018) has received acclaim from Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Grant, Susan Cain, Daniel Pink, Billie Jean King, Carol Dweck, David Thomas, and Angela Duckworth. 

Dolly’s research integrates the theories and methods of social psychology, behavioral economics, judgment and decision making, sociology, and education. Dolly has published more than 20 articles and book chapters on these topics in both top managerial and academic publications, such as the Harvard Business Review, Psychological Science, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Research in Organizational Behavior, and The American Economic Review.

Dolly does a small number of select speaking engagements, which have recently included Starbucks’ corporate headquarters, Google, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Hollywood Commission on Sexual Harassment and Diversity chaired by Anita Hill.  Dolly’s 2018 TED Talk has been viewed more than 3 million times and was named one of The 25 Most Popular TED Talks of 2018.  Until recently, Dolly also wrote a monthly column about race, gender, diversity, inclusion, and bias for Forbes.com.

Dolly’s work has appeared in Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg, What Works by Iris Bohnet and Rage Becomes Her by Soraya Chemaly, as well as a recent White House Council of Economic Advisors Issue Brief. She has appeared on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show on MSNBC and Bloomberg News, as well as numerous podcasts, including Choiceology and 10% Happier.  Her research is regularly featured in numerous media outlets, including National Public Radio, NBC News, Quartz, goop, CNBC.com, Scientific American, Forbes, The Washington Post, CosmoGirl, The New York Times, The Economist, The Huffington Post, The Financial Times, and The Stanford Social Innovation Review. Her first-authored Sunday New York Times Op-Ed, titled “Professors Are Prejudiced, Too” (with Katherine Milkman and Modupe Akinola), was in that weekend’s Top 20 most-emailed/read/tweeted articles.

Dolly has been named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics (a list that included Pope Francis, Angelina Jolie, and Bill Gates) by Ethisphere Magazine, a finalist for the Faculty Rising Star Pioneer Award by the Aspen Institute, and the recipient of the prestigious New York University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award (whose past recipients include Bryan Stevenson). As one of the most highly rated business school professors at New York University, she received the Stern School of Business Teaching Excellence Award in 2015.

Prior to becoming an academic, Dolly worked at Morgan Stanley, Time Inc., Scholastic, and Merrill Lynch. Dolly received a B.A. from Cornell University, where she earned a double major in Psychology and Economics and served as a two-time co-captain of the Varsity Tennis Team (1990); an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School (1994); and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior / Social Psychology from Harvard University (2006).

In addition, Dolly has played a central role as a faculty member in the KIPP Charter School network's renowned School Leadership Programs since 2008. She also mentors several first-generation college students and their families.

 

“It’s OK to keep learning”

— DOLLY CHUGH

Topics we cover///

  • Forks Up vs. Forks down and other Dishwasher etiquette

  • Her path from working as an investment banker to becoming a renowned researcher and professor

  • Bounded Ethicality

    • What it is

    • How it came to be

  • Her parents

    • Their Influence

    • A portion of their immigration story

  • What it was like growing up for her as often the only Indian girl in school

  • Headwinds and Tailwinds from Debbie Irving and how it impacts people culturally

  • Discussing Unconscious bias, science that supports it and how it plays into be a Good-ish person

 

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 Credits:

 Lead editor + Producer: Ruf Holmes

 

Music:

 Main Theme: "I dunno" by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusqu

Guest theme: "Palladian" by Blue Dot Sessions freemusicarchive.org

Pete Mulroy  /// I can do anything…I learned to walk and talk /// E048

Pete Mulroy /// I can do anything…I learned to walk and talk /// E048

July 17, 2019

Pete Mulroy grew up outside of Detroit, MI.  After graduating with a degree in astrophysics and a stint with NASA, he returned to graduate school to study planetary atmospheres, to launch a sounding rocket and to work at JPL.  He has a deep passion for history and understanding what the past means for today.  He now lives in Italy as he has always been a dual citizen, gracing people with his knowledge of Roman history as a City Tour Guide. 

Talking to Pete is always an opportunity to learn and have a great discussion.

 

Pet Mulroy "I'm a product of where I group up.  At NASA the people of color I knew were PhDs in Astrophysics."

 

Topics we cover///

  • 20 years in Italy and an interest in U.S. Politics
  • What it's like in Italy discussing politics and difficult conversations
  • His growing up…
    • …path to working at the Jet propulsion lab
    • … then off to Italy
  • The Movie he created
  • His philosophy on being able to learn to walk and talk as a motivator to accomplishment
  • We talk about The American dream,
    • the peak of it
    • the nature of where it is now
    • how he thinks the breaking of the Air Traffic control union impacted job availability
  • The Relationship of business to its employees
  • And More!!

 

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Music:

 

Main Theme: "I dunno" by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusqu

Guest theme: Pointless Lullaby by septahelix (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/septahelix/59625

Q Washington /// Grace and Truth /// E047

Q Washington /// Grace and Truth /// E047

July 4, 2019

Q has been working with human beings for over 30 years and loves almost every second of it.  Q studied Biblical Studies at Biola University and completed his AA at Fullerton College.

 For the last eight years he has been able to pour his mind, body and soul into a frontline relational evangelism ministry in Hollywood called Broken Hearts, where he currently serves as the Executive Director.  Prior to Broken Hearts, he invested his time into various communities in the Los Angeles and Orange county areas.  From Planting Churches in Watts with World Impact, to soup kitchens in Costa Mesa with Rock Harbor Church, to leading sports camps youth groups with Fellowship of Christian Athletes Q has been able to love on the spectrum on faces and places. 

 In addition, he is a coach on the USA traveling Woman's Flag Football Network team and the coach of SHE Unit in the Woman's Flag Football Network.  He is a kind soul and great human being.  It is our pleasure to sit down with him and connect. 

‘‘If we approach people with gentleness in every scenario or a little bit of patience or a little bit of love then it would've erased the feeling of a stigma    ”  Q

Topics we cover///

  • Coaching women's Flag Football and how he got there.

    • Getting set up to coach the WFFN USA team

    • His teams and all the athletes he coaches

  • Men coaching females and what the culture is in WFFN about that

  • The use of "Girl" when referring to women

  • His non-profit's communication guidelines and how it is anchored on Grace and Truth

  • Growing up to a single, young mom and how they grew up with her mom.

    • Needing social assistance

    • Being homeless

    • Using food stamps

  • His Non Profit, Broken Heart's Ministry

     

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Nick Jones Jr. /// The Marines to Hollywood /// E046

Nick Jones Jr. /// The Marines to Hollywood /// E046

June 20, 2019

Nick is a multi-hyphenated African-American military veteran. He writes both dramatic character-driven sci-fi/action and is also a fantastic comedy writer who staffed on the final season of Hulu’s CASUAL. Nick was accepted into the highly esteemed Sundance Episodic Lab for his pilot, JONESIN. Nick wrote and directed the award winning short film, COLD CHOICES, starring Neil Brown Jr. After which he was the military advisor for Shia LaBeouf and Gary Oldman in the psychological thriller, MAN DOWN. Nick recently signed a feature deal with Paramount. He was later served as showrunner for the upcoming Japanese-anime Netflix series, YASUKE, based on the first black samurai, starring Lakeith Stanfield. Nick moved to Los Angeles after his final tour in the Marine Corps, during which he served our country for over a decade with honors.  

 

‘‘I never expected to be here. I always knew this journey was improbable. I’ve never been on a journey that wasn’t.” Barack Obama

 

Topics we cover///

  • As a black Marine, we discuss his opinion on Colin Kaepernick and what it means to fight for freedom
  • His family history in the military and what drew him to the Marines
    • Some of his experience in the marines and how he approached it
  • Growing up in Alabama
  • When you know it's profiling even if it disguised as otherwise
  • Transitioning from the active duty to a career and how supportive people were
    • How he stayed plugged in.
  • The personal impact Obama had on him and the couple weeks he spent with him
  • His experience as a writer in Hollywood and his process to write stories
  • His project for Netflix, Yasuke

 

References:

  • Nick Jones Jr.
  • Bill Duke
  • Museum in Montgomery and lynching exhibit
  • Definition of Swole
  • Obama's Show on Netflix
  • YASUKE
  • Flying Lotus
  • 3 Below
  • Phil Hay Episode

 

 

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Music:

 

Main Theme: "I dunno" by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusqu

Guest theme: Mauerspechte (the light) ditto ditto by ASHWAN (c) copyright 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/ashwan/48192

Allie Lucchetti /// It’s OK to have Anxiety /// E045

Allie Lucchetti /// It’s OK to have Anxiety /// E045

June 6, 2019

Allie Lucchetti is the founder of AllRootsWellness, a healthy lifestyle blog that started as a safe space to share her journey of managing anxiety disorder through healthy living and 360 wellness. From healthified recipes and superfoods to mindfulness, movement and mind-hacking, Allie shares her honest approach to staying sane in today’s busy world.

 

 

Allie Lucchetti "When you say no to something you're actually saying yes to yourself "

 

Topics we cover///

  • Impact of words such as No and Should on managing mental health and her anxiety
  • Having Anxiety at a young age and what that experience was like for her
  • The way we process differently even if we experience the same thing
  • How Anxiety manifests for her and ultimately how she manages it
  • Coming off Anxiety medication and all the ways she manages with exercise, meditation, and nutrition

 

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Music:

 

Main Theme: "I dunno" by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusqu

Guest theme: Kalte Ohren (septahelix remix) by septahelix (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/septahelix/59527 Ft: starfrosch

Thomas C. Knox /// Confidence, Courage, and Communication /// E044

Thomas C. Knox /// Confidence, Courage, and Communication /// E044

May 23, 2019

Thomas Knox is a native New Yorker.  He comes from a unique family and spent time in the foster system.  He's a fascinating young man that knows who he is and where he's going.  He created Date While You Wait and Be Great Bow Ties.

 Date While You Wait is literally Thomas sat down with a table and two folding chairs, and a sign that said "Date While You Wait". Specifically, while New Yorker’s were waiting for the subway in Manhattan.

Be Great Bowties  goal is to embody greatness, inspire, connect and empower those around us to harness their inner potential by allowing them to express the best aspects of themselves in a unique, seamless and stylish manner.

Topics we cover///

  • Date while you wait, history and what it is

    • His experience with it as a black man

    • The journey of the business and future ideas

  • What led to his desire to start something like Date While You Wait

  • The family dynamics he grew up in

    • Growing up in the foster care system

    • His dad being a black militant

    • His mom struggling with drugs

  • The dynamics of his dad and how impactful he has been on Thomas

  • How he thinks that leads him to do the things he does especially as a Black man

 

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 Music:

 Main Theme: "I dunno" by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusqu

Guest theme: Mr Sun by Robbero (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/Robbero/59416

Tina McGuff /// Anorexia is a Shit Disease /// E043

Tina McGuff /// Anorexia is a Shit Disease /// E043

May 9, 2019

Tina McGuff is the critically acclaimed author of "Seconds to Snap", it is a memoir of the journey she went through as a teenager and early twenties with anorexia, complex mental illness to full recovery and a very healthy happy life.

 In her own words///

"I have been in great physical and mental health now for many years and feel I’m in a confident position to be of huge value and show happiness, recovery, self-awareness and emotional intelligence is completely possible.

 My years of lived in experience as well as working alongside psychologists, eating disorder, mental health charities and supporting families through the hell of these very complex illnesses has given me a huge amount of insight and practical information I bring to the people I'm engaging with. 

 A regular guest and contributor on National TV, Radio and Newspapers. therefore, starting those important conversations with people across the world in schools, universities, private hospitals and workplaces.

 

Topics we cover///

  • Stigma around Mental Illness and her mission to break it down

  • The difference between mental Illness and mental Health

  • Growing up in Scotland and South Africa

  • Her parent's situation that lead to her living in poverty and how hard it was growing up

  • Her life surviving anorexia for many years as a teenage and how it manifested for her

  • How Psychosis manifested in her during this struggle and how she nearly committed suicide multiple times

  • Becoming a pilot as a positive focus after getting healthy

  • How the perfectionism of Anorexia led to how she parented, lived and managed everything for the longest time

 

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Kimberly Fe’Lix /// Professional Mother “Shame” /// E042

Kimberly Fe’Lix /// Professional Mother “Shame” /// E042

April 25, 2019

 Kimberly Fe’Lix, called Fe’Lix by her friends, is a wellness advocate with a passion for education and accessibility. Before creating her blog, Fe'Lix, Inside & Out, Fe'Lix worked within the health + wellness space both in traditional health care settings and within the non-profit board room setting. With a passion for advocacy, Fe'Lix has experience with both grassroots organizing and as a macro-scale strategist. 

 After stepping back from her career to focus on her family, Fe'Lix started her blog; which is a one-stop-shop for all things wellness, Both Inside & Out;  as a way to create a space where she could help people navigate the journey to a healthier lifestyle.  Whether talking about the science behind ingredients, clean beauty, or nutrition and supplements, one thing that remains at the center is motherhood. Fe'Lix, speaks regularly on self-care,  diversity, the importance of representation, and the delicate nature of raising mixed race, multi-cultural children in today's world.

Kimberly Fe'Lix "Moms, I'm giving you permission to take care of yourself first and then take care of your children.  For non-moms if you're any type of care taker of other human beings whether they belong to you or not, you gotta take care of yourself.  Fill your cup with healthy nutritious things."

Topics we cover///

  • Lack of Diverse representation in Health and Wellness
  • Accessibility of Wellness
  • International food comparison
  • Her growing up with a highly accomplished Mom
  • Preventative Health
  • Being a Military kid and having a very successful Mother in the military
  • Her identity struggle as a very successful professional and now being a stay at home Mom ultimately balancing the emotional struggle in this decision
  • Male/Female cultural expectations
  • Her experience growing interracial and how unaware she was
  • How her boys are mixed race but white presenting and what that means

 

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Main Theme: "I dunno" by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Ft: J Lang, Morusqu

Guest theme: In the clouds by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/59123 Ft: Javolenus

Rachel Gorham /// Always Persevere and Follow your Dreams  /// E041

Rachel Gorham /// Always Persevere and Follow your Dreams /// E041

April 11, 2019

Rachel Gorham is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with 6 years of clinical experience. She is double board certified and holds national certifications as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and in Advanced Genetics Nursing. Her specialty is in women’s health, gynecological oncology, cancer risk assessment, hereditary cancer syndromes, cancer genetics, managing and developing high-risk breast centers, and cancer prevention.

 She has provided her expertise on two national position statements for NPWH which include Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment and Males with Breast Conditions: The Role of WHNPs Specializing in Breast Care. She recently contributed to Women’s Health in Primary Care: An Integrated Approach 1e, “Breast Health” chapter. Rachel is a National Key Note Speaker for Merck and Myriad Genetics.