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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… | Sam Wasson, “Improv Nation: How We Made A Great American Art.”

Kelly and noted author Sam Wasson dig deep into his new book, Improv Nation, about the history of improvisation in America.

Duration: 00:48:28

Getting to Yes, And… | Jane Dutton & Monica Worline, “Awakening Compassion at Work.”

Kelly talks to acclaimed scholars Jane Dutton and Monica Worline who show us the evidence based science that a caring workplace is a more successful workplace.

Duration: 00:33:15

Getting to Yes, And… | Joe Hagan, “Sticky Fingers” – Jann Wenner, Rolling Stone and The Framework of American Narcissism

Kelly talks to journalist Joe Hagan whose new book, “Sticky Fingers,” traces the evolution of Rolling Stone Magazine and its iconic and controversial founder Jann Wenner.

Duration: 00:41:23

Getting to Yes, And… | Bill Yosses, “The Sweet Spot” – The White House Crustmaster

Kelly cooks up a conversation with former White House pastry chef Bill Yosses whose new book “The Sweet Spot” talks about politics and pie. This is a special Thanksgiving Bonus Pod.

Duration: 00:35:55

Getting to Yes, And… | Robert Lustig, “The Hacking of the American Mind.”

Kelly draws insights from Dr. Robert Lustig whose new book “The Hacking of the American Mind” takes issue with everything from sugar to marketing to corporations.

Duration: 00:43:56

Getting to Yes, And… | Ashley Nicole Black, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee – Feminist, Upbeat and Sad

Kelly catches up with Ashley Nicole Black who is a writer and correspondent for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. Ashley dropped out of her PhD program at Northwestern to take classes at The Second City.

Duration: 00:34:25

Getting to Yes, And… | Bob Johansen, “The New Leadership Literacies”

Kelly welcomes Bob Johansen back to the show to talk about his new book that talks about thriving in a future world of disruption and distribution.

Duration: 00:52:02

Getting to Yes, And… | Molly Beck, “Smart, Pretty, Awkward and Reaching Out.”

Kelly visits with prolific blogger, marketer and author Molly Beck. Her new book is called Reach Out: The Simple Strategy You Need to Expand Your Network and Increase Your Influence.

Duration: 00:34:34

Getting to Yes, And… | Ronald Heifetz, Harvard University – “Leadership is an Improvisational Art”

Kelly talks to Harvard’s Ronald Heifetz about the science behind leadership and how betrayal and poor judgements are plaguing our modern leaders in politics and in the office.

Duration: 00:46:33

Getting to Yes, And… | Jay Heinrichs – “Thank You for Arguing”

Kelly talks to Jay Heinrichs the author the New York Times bestselling book Thank You for Arguing. Jay talks about the lost art of persuasion, rhetoric and civil argument.

Duration: 00:36:12

Getting to Yes, And… | Neil Stevenson and Kelly Leonard – Live From The Chicago Podcast Festival

Enjoy this bonus pod taped live from the Chicago Podcast Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Old Town School of Folk Music. Kelly welcomes back IDEO’s Neil Stevenson to talk about “Strategic Discomfort.”

Duration: 00:24:58

Getting to Yes, And… | Kathryn Minshew, The Muse – People, Purpose and Path

Kelly talks to Kathryn Minshew, The Founder and CEO of the online career source The Muse and the co-author of “The New Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career.”

Duration: 00:33:59

Getting to Yes, And… | Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton, “Frangela” – Comedy in the Era of Trump

Kelly talks to Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton of the comedy duo “Frangela” about their early work at The Second City and creating and performing comedy in a world heightened by issues of politics, race and gender.

Duration: 00:41:24

Getting to Yes, And… | Julie Wilson, Institute for the Future of Learning – Failing Forward

Kelly gets schooled by Julie Wilson, the Founder and executive director of the Institute for the Future of Learning. Julie spent many years at Harvard and shares her cutting edge views on learning, schools and education.

Duration: 00:41:04

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

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