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A shot of whiskey in a white wine spritzer world. Illuminating stories, acute observations, sizzling pet peeves. Brassy, breezy—often funny, sometimes serious—always fast and edgy. You will be drawn to what Bill Goldstein says . . . and how he says it.

A shot of whiskey in a white wine spritzer world. Illuminating stories, acute observations, sizzling pet peeves. Brassy, breezy—often funny, sometimes serious—always fast and edgy. You will be drawn to what Bill Goldstein says . . . and how he says it.
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United States

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A shot of whiskey in a white wine spritzer world. Illuminating stories, acute observations, sizzling pet peeves. Brassy, breezy—often funny, sometimes serious—always fast and edgy. You will be drawn to what Bill Goldstein says . . . and how he says it.

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English

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9174142380


Episodes

Talk is Cheap, Especially When You Don’t Have Skin in the Game

9/17/2019
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A few very quick stories from the upper reaches of Maine about the distinction between shooting off your mouth when you’re not at risk vs. when you have something significant at stake. It's a big difference, which is what having skin in the game is all about. Discover more about Bill. Visit BillGoldstein.com for videos, writings and speaking engagements. © 2019.

Duration:00:02:16

Speck in the Sea and the Power of Positive Thinking

9/3/2019
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3am. Overboard. In your underwear. Alone, lost at sea for hours. In such a situation, two things control your survival. Luck, which you can’t control. And attitude, which you can control. Here’s one man’s true story about how you can improve your chances of surviving such a crisis. Discover more about Bill. Visit BillGoldstein.com for videos, writings and speaking engagements. © 2019

Duration:00:04:28

Kissinger/Vidal/Mason: Instructive Vignettes

8/20/2019
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Hear how your host, Bill Goldstein, interacted with, laughed with, and learned from the one and only Henry the K; the icy iconoclast Gore Vidal, and the irreverent comic Jackie Mason. Bite size anecdotes that pack a punch. Discover more about Bill. Visit BillGoldstein.com for videos, writings and speaking engagements. © 2019

Duration:00:02:56

Innovation: From Whence It Comes

8/6/2019
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A tale about what triggers innovation. And it’s not about receiving inspiration from out of the blue. No, rather, innovation is almost always triggered by circumstance, by observation, and often by dissatisfaction. And remembering that it’s generally easier to get forgiveness than permission doesn’t hurt either, because if your innovation is worthy, it’ll require change and likely risk, which suggests keeping it under wraps early on. Discover more about Bill. Visit BillGoldstein.com for...

Duration:00:05:29

The Hamptons: Uncovered & Understood

7/23/2019
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Q: Are the Hamptons expensive, pretentious and crowded? A: In season, you bet. And if you say otherwise, you either don’t know the place or are in denial. It’s also the American Rivera, serving up a breathtaking, always easy-on-the-eyes combination of ocean, bays, farms, vineyards, storybook villages, and that special light that has attracted artists for decades. So how does a Hamptons veteran joyfully navigate through the summer crush? If you know the territory there are simple, even fun,...

Duration:00:05:56

At Their Mercy

7/15/2019
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Ever notice the unfortunate connection between competition and service? No competition = lousy service. Naturally, it’s all about power. Take a monopoly like the DMV, where the clerks know you have no alternative, and demonstrate it with their tired, bureaucratic concept of service. But there are exceptions. Sometimes we get surprised by wonderful service. We’re uplifted by the right attitude. When it happens, it’ll light you up. Visit BillGoldstein.com for videos, writings and speaking...

Duration:00:03:08