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Worlds Worst Boss - 2 Minutes with Seth Godin

1/12/2020
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Teacher, bestselling author, and entrepreneur Seth Godin shares fresh perspectives on work, life, and purpose to help you shake up how you show up in the world. This original audio show is brought to you by Blinkist. To hear new episodes, published twice weekly, sign up at www.blinkist.com.

Duration:00:02:13

Where to Put the Tired - 2 Minutes with Seth Godin

1/12/2020
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Teacher, bestselling author, and entrepreneur Seth Godin shares fresh perspectives on work, life, and purpose to help you shake up how you show up in the world. This original audio show is brought to you by Blinkist. To hear new episodes, published twice weekly, sign up at www.blinkist.com.

Duration:00:02:10

Introduction to 2 Minutes with Seth Godin

1/12/2020
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Teacher, bestselling author, and entrepreneur Seth Godin shares fresh perspectives on work, life, and purpose to help you shake up how you show up in the world. This original audio show is brought to you by Blinkist. To hear new episodes, published twice weekly, sign up at www.blinkist.com.

Duration:00:00:47

Sebastian Klein: Change Your Behavior, Change Your Business

10/31/2019
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Sebastian Klein, psychologist, entrepreneur and co-author of The Loop Approach, shares how small changes in behavior can make big organizational transformations. In this interview, Caitlin and Sebastian discuss how businesses around the world are making changes that transform them from hierarchy, to more effective and people-centered organizations. Sebastian explains why designating roles rather than titles is more empowering, how he determines whether organizations genuinely want to change,...

Duration:00:35:50

Sonya Renee Taylor: Love Yourself, Save the World

10/25/2019
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In this episode of Simplify, Sonya Renee Taylor explains how our language and mindset about our bodies impact us in ways that we are often entirely unaware of. Increasing our awareness of this factor enables us to better understand our own low moments, but also helps to explain major historical and societal harm. Listen in to learn more about what we can do to avoid repeatedly making these same mistakes. Sonya Renee Taylor is a multi-talented artist, activist, educator and transformational...

Duration:00:39:45

Randolph Nesse: It’s Not You— It's Evolution

10/23/2019
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In this episode of Simplify, Caitlin asks Randolph Nesse why he believes that humans have evolved to experience hardships such as depression, anxiety and grief. As it turns out, while many of our most painful emotions often do not serve a proper function in our modern world, they may have a history that allowed for our ancestors to survive. Randolph Nesse is a Professor and Founding Director of The Center for Evolution and Medicine at Arizona State University. His decades of experience in a...

Duration:00:36:58

Ingrid Fetell Lee: Make Your Own Joy

10/22/2019
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Can we make joy, on-demand? Ingrid Fetell Lee, joy researcher and former IDEO designer, reveals how in transforming our spaces, we also have the power to transform our wellbeing. Find out how color brought life back into a struggling city, how you might be able to cheer up a loved one in the hospital, and how to set up a meeting at work to bring more energy and positivity into the room. For more info, including links to everything discussed in the episode, check out this link:...

Duration:00:35:43

Johann Hari: Depression’s Not (Just) In Your Head

10/22/2019
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In this episode of Simplify, journalist and two-time New York Times-bestselling author Johann Hari reveals the cultural causes of depression: loss of connection to meaningful work, meaningful relationships, a future that makes sense, and other amorphous factors, both political and personal, that just can’t be blamed on the human mind. Hear Hari tell Caitlin the stories of how people have reclaimed their connections to meaningful work and the moving story of the Berlin community that saved...

Duration:00:35:09

Susan Cain: It's Okay to be Quiet

10/17/2019
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In this episode of Simplify, Susan Cain discusses the ways in which introverts and extroverts react differently to stimulation and why we often overlook the strengths of introverts. Giving introverts permission to be themselves not only makes them feel better, it can unlock their potential. With a few simple tweaks, schools and workplaces can create an environment in which introverts are better able to use their unique strengths to benefit everybody. Susan Cain is the author of the...

Duration:00:37:58

Susan Cain: It's Okay To Be Quiet

10/1/2019
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In this episode of Simplify, Susan Cain discusses the ways in which introverts and extroverts react differently to stimulation and why we often overlook the strengths of introverts. Giving introverts permission to be themselves not only makes them feel better, it can unlock their potential. With a few simple tweaks, schools and workplaces can create an environment in which introverts are better able to use their unique strengths to benefit everybody. Susan Cain is the author of the...

Duration:00:37:58

Outside the Book [Bonus Episode]: Alan Lightman

9/18/2019
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Have a listen to our bonus episode of Outside the Book—a sibling podcast to Self? Help!—in which authors talk about life away from their desk to share experiences they hold dear, but have not yet committed to the page. This episode, Alan Lightman—American physicist, writer, MIT & Harvard professor, and social entrepreneur—shares how he learned a new definition of health from the people of Cambodian village. You can find links to show notes and transcripts of this episode at...

Duration:00:23:07

Sarah Knight's Mental Space Manager

9/18/2019
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What do you when you're exceeding all your goals and you’ve got everything you dreamed of, but you’re still not happy? Maybe you double down on the old dream and the magical world you thought it would unlock. Or maybe the real magic is in throwing up your hands, making a change, and saying “F&*% it.” Sarah Knight, bestselling author of the No Fucks Given Guides, talks with Terence about quitting her dream job to pursue lasting fulfilment and the book that inspired her to say not to things...

Duration:00:19:05

Eli Finkel's Existential Crisis

9/18/2019
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Marriage just ain’t what it used to be. It’s evolved from a utilitarian arrangement ensuring survival and inheritance rights, to a gendered division between home and work, to a more modern agreement where people try, at least in theory, to help each other become their best selves. And for renowned marriage researcher, Eli Finkel, the idea of a best self and its place in marriage posed a bit of a conundrum. Finkel picked up Sarah Bakewell’s book, At The Existentialist Café, because, after...

Duration:00:18:48

Paula McLain's Antidote to Toxic Love

9/18/2019
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Sometimes love hurts—but when it hurts over and over again, we’ve got to ask the toughest question of them all: why? And why won’t it stop? In this episode, NYT bestselling author Paula McLain tells Terence the story of a relationship with so many twists and turns it could have been lifted from the pages of a thriller. This episode touches on challenging themes like uneven parenting, abuse, ideals of affection, and the allure of toxic love in order to illuminate a path toward healing. Listen...

Duration:00:32:18

Johann Hari's Key to Humanizing Addiction

9/18/2019
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Where do addicts belong? Pushed out on the fringes of society, or loved by those who can help? When the War on Drugs began, we made a choice for the former, and that choice has impacted millions of people—including NYT Bestselling Author, Johann Hari. Watching his loved one struggle with addiction, Hari went looking for answers about why we treat addicts the way we do. What he discovered was the real story behind the War on Drugs in a book that predicted the future—decades before we got to...

Duration:00:28:48

Susan Cain's Career Transformer

9/18/2019
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We learn early in life that being an extrovert is the best way to be. Later, we’re told that a few vaunted careers are the true definitions of success. And so, as an introvert who loved the world of imagination, bestselling author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Won't Stop Talking, Susan Cain, got a job as a Wall Street lawyer and adapted. But this isn’t a story about fitting in. It’s the story of discovering who you really are when society’s expectations get thrown out the...

Duration:00:21:45

Amanda Siebert: It's Just a Plant

3/13/2019
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Picture a person who uses cannabis regularly. Did you imagine an Olympic medal-winning athlete, or a successful entrepreneur? Or did you think of someone who fits the standard stoner stereotype? If, like most people, you conjured up the latter, then today’s episode of Simplify might challenge some of your assumptions about what cannabis-use looks like, and what it’s used for. In this episode, Caitlin interviews cannabis journalist and author of The Little Book of Cannabis, Amanda Siebert. As...

Duration:00:38:51

Robin DiAngelo: Think Impact, Not Intention

3/13/2019
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What does whiteness mean? If you're a white person, the occasions on which you've thought about it might be few. If you're a person of color, the time you spend reckoning with its meaning & consequences are likely far too many. Today's episode of Simplify is an invitation to grapple with what white means in the world, and how to have more generative, revelation-ready mindsets and conversations about racism as a system. As a Racial Justice Educator, Robin DiAngelo exhorts white people to...

Duration:00:48:31

Jen Sincero: Believe Better Stories

2/20/2019
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Coach & writer Jen Sincero tried every self-help technique out there, then condensed the most powerful practices into one straight-talking bestseller that thousands have used to kickstart their lives. Listen in as Sincero takes you through how to bust your own self-defeating beliefs to become the badass you’ve always known you are. Sincero, author of bestselling book *You Are a Badass* breaks down negative thinking about money, how to tap into "source energy" (without getting too woo-woo),...

Duration:00:34:41

Melissa Hartwig: Create Your Own Food Rules

2/14/2019
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If you've got a pulse and like eating food, you've likely either been on a diet, or felt obligated to start one. Yet the fact remains that diets, in the traditional cut-and-count-calories format, rarely work long term. That's where Melissa Hartwig Urban comes in. On this episode of Simplify, the co-creator of nutrition phenomenon *The Whole30* talks with Caitlin about how to get free of diets forever, why your weight doesn't count, and how changing the way you eat can change everything....

Duration:00:39:12