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Six Pixels of Separation - Mitch Joel’s weekly conversation with business leaders, thinkers, innovators and cultural icons. The show is about insights and provocations on brands, consumers, technology, business and how connected we’ve all become.

Six Pixels of Separation - Mitch Joel’s weekly conversation with business leaders, thinkers, innovators and cultural icons. The show is about insights and provocations on brands, consumers, technology, business and how connected we’ve all become.

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Canada

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Six Pixels of Separation - Mitch Joel’s weekly conversation with business leaders, thinkers, innovators and cultural icons. The show is about insights and provocations on brands, consumers, technology, business and how connected we’ve all become.

Twitter:

@mitchjoel

Language:

English

Contact:

5148984560


Episodes

SPOS #839 - Seth Stephens-Davidowitz On Trusting Data (And Not Your Gut)

8/7/2022
Welcome to episode #839 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #839- Host: Mitch Joel. Should you always trust the data? Should you always trust your gut? Is there science behind these choices? Seth Stephens-Davidowitz is a former Google data scientist turned writer and journalist. He spends his time investigating all types of data to help us answer big questions and make better decisions at work and in life. He's been called a data revolution “prophet”...

Duration:00:57:31

SPOS #838 - Ashley Rose Mehlenbacher On Expertise (And Who Is Truly An Expert)

7/31/2022
Welcome to episode #838 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #838 - Host: Mitch Joel. It seems like everyone on LinkedIn (which is everyone who works) considers themself an expert in something (or everything). What is expertise? Who should we consider an expert? Is there one definition to rule them all? Ashley Rose Mehlenbacher is not just an associate professor and Canada Research Chair in Science, Health, and Technology Communication at the...

Duration:00:59:33

SPOS #837 - Catherine Price On Why Fun Is Better Than Tech

7/24/2022
Welcome to episode #837 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #837 - Host: Mitch Joel. This week, TED released a new talk titled, Why fun is the secret to a healthier life, that was delivered by Catherine Price on the main stage at TED in Vancouver a few months back. It's an event that I have been attending for well over a decade, and Catherine's talk was - without a question - one of the best talks at this year's event. In a strange twist of fate,...

Duration:01:01:19

SPOS #836 - Ashish Goel On Overcoming The Challenges Of Creative Work

7/17/2022
Welcome to episode #836 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #836 - Host: Mitch Joel. Ashish Goel has launched and run design divisions for multiple international companies. He is an entrepreneur, designer, former teaching fellow and a collaborator on the Stanford 2025 project. He is the former head of design at Zomato (India's larger-scale Yelp!). He currently runs Boca, his sparkling water start-up, and advises some of India's top technology...

Duration:00:48:14

SPOS #835 - Kim Scott On Radical Candor And Ultimate Culture

7/10/2022
Welcome to episode #835 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #835 - Host: Mitch Joel. I have been hard at work trying to find a way to meet Kim Scott since she first published the book, Radical Candor. A special thanks to Dorie Clark and Alisa Cohn for inviting Kim to a dinner that we hosted during the last TED event in Vancouver. Along with Radical Candor, Kim is also the author of Just Work - How to Root Out Bias, Prejudice, and Bullying to Build a...

Duration:00:59:04

SPOS #834 - Ron Carucci On How To Lead With Truth, Justice And Purpose

7/3/2022
Welcome to episode #834 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #834 - Host: Mitch Joel. Under what conditions will people tell the truth, behave fairly and act with purpose at work? And when will they lie, cheat and be selfish? Based on 15 years of research, Ron Carucci's latest book, To Be Honest, looks at four factors and how they foster the right (or wrong) culture. Ron has a thirty-year track record helping executives tackle challenges of strategy,...

Duration:00:58:17

SPOS #833 - Christine Porath On Mastering Community

6/26/2022
Welcome to episode #833 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #833 - Host: Mitch Joel. What does it mean to build a community? How powerful are communities? Have communities become to insular lately? Christine Porath is a tenured professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. She’s the author of Mastering Civility - A Manifesto for the Workplace and co-author of The Cost of Bad Behavior. Her latest book is called, Mastering...

Duration:00:47:50

SPOS #832 - John Hagel On The Future, Technology And Life At The Edge

6/19/2022
Welcome to episode #832 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #832 - Host: Mitch Joel. To those in the know, John Hagel is a known entity. I've heard him described as the horse-whisperer to many of technology's most respected leaders. John has spent over forty years in Silicon Valley and has experience as a management consultant, entrepreneur, speaker and author. He is driven by a desire to help individuals and institutions around the world to increase...

Duration:00:52:17

SPOS #831 - Robert Livingston On Seeking And Speaking The Truth About Racism

6/12/2022
Welcome to episode #831 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #831 - Host: Mitch Joel. His book, The Conversation - How Seeking and Speaking the Truth About Racisms Can Radically Transform Individuals and Organization, is widely regarded as one of the best books on the topic of diversity, equity and inclusion. Dr. Robert Livingston is a social psychologist and leading expert on the science underlying bias and racism in organizations. Prior to joining...

Duration:00:53:53

SPOS #830 - Zoe Chance On News Ways To Think About Influence And Persuasion

6/5/2022
Welcome to episode #830 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #830 - Host: Mitch Joel. Dr. Zoe Chance is a writer, teacher, researcher, and climate philanthropist obsessed with the topic of interpersonal influence. She earned her doctorate from Harvard and now teaches the most popular course at Yale School of Management, which is the basis for her international bestseller, Influence Is Your Superpower - The Science of Winning Hearts, Speaking Change and...

Duration:00:47:35

SPOS #829 - David McRaney On The Surprising Science of How Minds Change

5/29/2022
Welcome to episode #829 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #829 - Host: Mitch Joel. When you have a curious mind, you might find yourself wondering what it takes to truly change someone's mind... is that even possible? Especially as things get as crazy as they have become? David McRaney had his own mind changed (about many things)… and it surprised him. David is a science journalist, and he's fascinated will all things brains, minds and culture. He...

Duration:00:55:35

SPOS #828 - Laura Huang On Turning Adversity Into Advantage

5/22/2022
Welcome to episode #828 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #828 - Host: Mitch Joel. Laura Huang is a professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. Laura’s research examines interpersonal relationships and implicit bias in entrepreneurship and in the workplace. She is the creator and co-founder of Project EMplify, an initiative dedicated to addressing inequality and disadvantage through personal empowerment. Previously, she held...

Duration:00:53:09

SPOS #827 - Ayelet Fishbach On The Science Of Motivation

5/15/2022
Welcome to episode #827 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #827 - Host: Mitch Joel. Is there an actual science to motivation? Can that science be understood in a world where there are so many hucksters push "motivation" with snake oil-like magnitude? Please meet Ayelet Fishbach, the Jeffrey Breakenridge Keller Professor of Behavioral Science and Marketing and IBM Corporation Faculty Scholar at the University of Chicago Booth School of...

Duration:00:54:35

SPOS #826 - Roger Martin On A New Way To Think

5/8/2022
Welcome to episode #826 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #826 - Host: Mitch Joel. Don't take my word for it, but Roger Martin is one of the world's top business thinkers in the world. I do think this is true. In 2017, Roger was named the world’s #1 management thinker by Thinkers50, an annual ranking of the most influential global business thinkers. Roger is a trusted strategy advisor to the CEOs of companies worldwide including Procter & Gamble,...

Duration:00:57:22

SPOS #825 - Joe Pulizzi Breaks Down The Creator Economy

5/1/2022
Welcome to episode #825 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #825 - Host: Mitch Joel. Web3, the creator economy, Discord servers, social tokenization, decentralized technology, Twitch streams… and so much more. When it comes to this new world of content marketing, social media and personal brands slamming into newer platforms and creators, you will meet some of the sketchiest people. Lots of talk with little protein. Joe Pulizzi is the real deal, and...

Duration:00:59:18

SPOS #824 - Shalene Gupta On The Power Of Trust

4/24/2022
Welcome to episode #824 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #824 - Host: Mitch Joel. Do you trust the brands that you buy from? Has your definition of trust in business shifted through this pandemic? Shalene Gupta is a research associate at Harvard Business School and the co-author of The Power of Trust - How Companies Build It, Lose It, Regain It with Harvard Business School professor, Sandra Sucher. The Power of Trust was nominated for a Thinkers50...

Duration:00:50:38

SPOS #823 - Debbie Heiser On Rethinking Age And Aging

4/17/2022
Welcome to episode #823 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #823 - Host: Mitch Joel. When I read Debbie Heiser's bio after her being named to the Thinkers50 list, I knew I wanted to dig into her domain of authority. Debbie is an Applied Developmental Psychologist, a TEDx speaker, consultant, Founder of The Mentor Project, and an Adjunct Professor in the Psychology Department at SUNY Old Westbury. Debbie has additionally authored peer-reviewed...

Duration:00:47:08

SPOS #822 - Marcus Buckingham On Love And Work

4/10/2022
Welcome to episode #822 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #822 - Host: Mitch Joel. Marcus Buckingham is the author of two of the best-selling business books of all time, has two of Harvard Business Review’s most circulated, industry-changing cover articles, and has been the subject of countless in-depth profiles, including The Oprah Winfrey Show. After spending two decades studying excellence at the Gallup Organization and co-creating the ...

Duration:01:04:30

SPOS #821 - Whitney Johnson On Smart Growth

4/3/2022
Welcome to episode #821 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #821 - Host: Mitch Joel. Growth is the goal. Helping people develop their potential - enabling them to articulate and become the self they want to be, are capable of being, and that best serves them and others in the short and long term — is what we, as individuals and leaders, strive toward. But how do we grow? This is the question that Whitney Johnson's new book, Smart Growth - How To Grow...

Duration:00:54:17

SPOS #820 - Jenny Blake On How To Love Your Work

3/27/2022
Welcome to episode #820 of Six Pixels of Separation. Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #820 - Host: Mitch Joel. Time is not money. Time is life force. This is the core of Jenny Blake's powerful new book, Free Time - Lose The Busywork, Love Your Business. Jenny is an author and podcaster (and friend) who loves helping people navigate change and free time to do more of their best work. Jenny is the author of the award-winning book, Pivot - The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next...

Duration:00:48:12