EP. 14: ON FAILURE PART 2, FAILING WELL: ASHLEY GOOD

How can a company “fail well” and use failure as a catalyst for innovation? Ashley Good is the CEO and Founder of Fail Forward – the world’s first failure consultancy – that supports people and organizations to acknowledge and adapt to failure in pursuit of innovation.  They do this by offering clients a set of tools and best practices to deal with failure intelligently.

EP 13: FAILURE PART 1 : FAIL FAST, FAIL OFTEN: RYAN BABINEAUX

Ryan Babineaux has Ph.D in Educational Psychology from Stanford and an M.Ed in Psychology from Harvard. He is the co-creator of the popular Stanford course “Fail Fast, Fail Often,” and in his best selling book of the same name, discovered after working with thousands of people, that those who were successful seemed to have had less fear of mistakes.They spent less time planning and more time acting.

EP.11: HAPPINESS AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE DIGITAL ERA: AMY BLANKSON

Tech companies pay big money to UX designers and engineers to create devices and apps that grab and keep your attention. They high want high engagement metrics. They need you to spend time in an app or a video and to come back, over and over. We all know it impacts our productivity but what about

EP. 6: WHAT DOESN’T KILL YOU: A TALK WITH SCOTT CARNEY

When you open Scott Carney’s new book you get this: “WARNING! No one should attempt any of these methods or practices without appropriate experience, training, fitness level, doctor approval and supervision…” You quickly learn why. It documents people using unusual training techniques in very extreme conditions. Scott, an investigative journalist, is out to prove the man (Wim Hoff) teaching this stuff is a charlatan and his techniques destined to kill people.

EP. 5: FEELING GOOD, OVERCOMING DEPRESSION AND DISTORTED THINKING: DR DAVID BURNS

Dr. David Burns says most of the time thoughts that upset you will be distorted. He says they’re frauds and depression is a con. He should know. David is the Adjunct Clinical Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine and a pioneer in CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). On our podcast Dr. Burns tells the story of a woman diagnosed with terminal cancer who

EP. 1: NO ARMS, NO LEGS, NO EXCUSES: KYLE MAYNARD

Kyle Maynard on Stone Mountain

Imagine the challenge everyday tasks become if you were missing just one of your limbs, say an arm or a leg. Now imagine effectively not having any. Now, after you learn to surmount the subsequent complexity and effort in autonomy with personal hygiene, dressing, eating, etc, try to compete in high school football, wrestling, then attempt to …