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Second City Works presents "Getting to Yes, And" on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.

Second City Works presents "Getting to Yes, And" on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.
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Second City Works presents "Getting to Yes, And" on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.




Getting to Yes, And… | Brad Stulberg & Steve Magness – Peak Performance

Kelly talks to the authors of Peak Performance, Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness, about the science of success and how individuals can elevate their game and avoid burnout.

Duration: 00:33:43

Getting to Yes, And… | Eric Barker, “Barking up the Wrong Tree” – Why Moldova Sucks

Kelly and author Eric Barker talk about his new book “Barking Up The Wrong Tree,” which uncovers the science behind our many, many wrong assumptions about how the world really works.

Duration: 00:34:00

Getting to Yes, And… | Ai-jen Poo, Caring Across Generations – Improvisation for Care

Kelly talks to activist, author and co-director of Caring Across Generations about Second City’s new collaboration to bring improvisational skills and practice to the caregiving community.

Duration: 00:39:51

Getting to Yes, And… | Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter, Improvisation and Alzheimer’s – The Long Hello

Kelly connects with Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter, whose story of using improvisational techniques as a way to care for a relative with Alzheimer’s was featured on a memorable episode of “This American Life.”

Duration: 00:33:54

Getting to Yes, And… | George Anders, “You Can Do Anything” – The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education

Kelly talks to Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times Bestselling author George Anders about his new book “You Can Do Anything,” which offers that a Liberal Arts education is, in fact, the best way to prepare for a job in the future.

Duration: 00:32:47

Getting to Yes, And… | Sarah Robb O’Hagan – CEO, Flywheel Sports – Extreme You

Kelly connects with Sarah Robb O’Hagan, whose career has included stints at Virgin, Nike, Equinox Fitness Clubs and her current role as CEO of Flywheel Sports. She is the author of Extreme You: Step Up, Stand Out, Kick Ass, Repeat.

Duration: 00:27:40

Getting to Yes, And… | Max Weinberg, The E Street Band – Chemistry, Comedy and Being in the Band

Kelly swaps stories with legendary drummer Max Weinberg of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. They talk about Max’s time in a pit band on Broadway, auditioning for Bruce, connecting with Conan O’Brien and the time Max gave Charlie Watts an amazing gift. Check out Max at the City Winery in Chicago on August 15.

Duration: 00:37:18

Getting to Yes, And… | Kelly McGonigal, Stanford University – The Upside of Stress

Kelly talks to Stanford University psychologist and acclaimed TEDtalk Speaker Kelly McGonigal about her book “The Upside of Stress” and the cutting edge research that shows us how a healthy use of stress can make us happier and more productive.

Duration: 00:34:05

Getting to Yes, And… | Lisa Bodell, Future Think – Why Simple Wins

Kelly connects with the CEO of Futurethink and author of Why Simple Wins, Lisa Bodell. They explore simple techniques to help organizations embrace change and increase their capability for innovation.

Duration: 00:32:22

Getting to Yes, And… | Friederike Fabritius, Neuropsychologist – The Leading Brain

Kelly digs into the powerful science based strategies for achieving peak performance with neuropsychologist Friederike Fabritius who has co-authored a new book called The Leading Brain.

Duration: 00:35:42

Getting to Yes, And… | Jim Jacoby and Scott Miller, ADMCI – Rediscovering Craftsmanship

Kelly talks to two entrepreneurs, Jim Jacoby and Scott Miller, who have joined forces to create the American Design and Master Craft Initiative, a venture that supports innovation at the deepest level. Their first project: The Bienville Legacy, a motorcycle that costs $350,000.00.

Duration: 00:30:33

Getting to Yes, And…| Wendy Clark, CEO of DDB – Leading By Owning It

Kelly sits down with Coca Cola veteran and current CEO of DDB North America, Wendy Clark to talk about the current state of advertising, culture and leadership.

Duration: 00:34:09

Getting to Yes, And… | Seth Godin on the Value of Weird

Kelly talks to prolific author, blogger, marketer and entrepreneur Seth Godin about money, failure and the value of being weird.

Duration: 00:31:21

Getting to Yes, And… | Lauren Duca, Teen Vogue – Living in Outrage Culture

Kelly gets to connect with Lauren Duca, the 26 year old columnist for Teen Vogue who has inspired legions of young women and men while ending up in the cross-hairs of Tucker Carlson and Fox News. Check this out. She is wise beyond her years.

Duration: 00:39:00

Getting to Yes, And… | Dick Costolo – Great Leaders are Great Listeners

Kelly talks to former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo about leadership, improvisation and working out with Gavin Newsome.

Duration: 00:34:21

Getting to Yes, And… | Alan Alda – Science, Improv and A Bad Trip to The Dentist

Kelly talks to legendary TV and film actor Alan Alda whose new book talks about the work he has been doing using improvisation to help scientists become more effective communicators.

Duration: 00:38:40

Getting to Yes, And… | Brené Brown, Rising Strong and Yes, And

Kelly connects with Brené Brown to talk about her latest book “Rising Strong” and the parallels between her studies in vulnerability and the improvisational concept of “Yes, And.”

Duration: 00:39:13

Getting to Yes, And… | Mitch Prinstein, UNC Chapel Hill – Popular

Kelly talks to professor Mitch Prinstein about his new book, Popular, which looks at the science behind popularity, status and likability.

Duration: 00:34:07

Getting to Yes, And… | Peter McGraw, University of Colorado, Boulder – The Humor Code

Kelly talks comedy and humor with Dr. Peter McGraw, a professor with an expertise in the fields of emotion and behavioral economics. Peter wrote the book “The Humor Code” and directs the Humor Research Lab at UC, Boulder.

Duration: 00:38:06

Getting to Yes, And… | Emma Seppala, Yale University Center for Emotional Intelligence – The Happiness Track

Kelly talks to scholar and author Emma Seppala about the connection between happiness and a successful career.

Duration: 00:36:48

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