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Kevin Coval: The Music of Our Moment

Chicago "treasure," poet and community organizer Kevin Coval visits The Upside to talk about the intersection of poetry, personal history and inclusivity. In this episode, hear about how Coval's self-directed curiosity led him to his calling and spawned the nationally-recognized Louder Than a Bomb, the world's largest youth poetry festival. How a desire to add to the dominant historical narrative taught him to stand firm in the pursuit of his dreams. Plus, Coval weighs in on how listening...

Duration: 00:45:49

Heather Caruso: To Make Better Decisions, Stick to Your Values

Executive Director of the Center for Decision Research at The University of Chicago, Heather Caruso focuses her teaching and research on the dynamics and social psychology of diverse teams, the management of identity, power, and influence in organizations and strategies for optimal judgment, decision-making and behavior. While getting her BA in Engineering from Stanford, she got first-hand experience in the tech world and witnessed the fascinating issues and complications that arise from...

Duration: 00:49:21

Bing Gordon: Architecting Your Success

Silicon Valley veteran Bing Gordon shares his views on confidence, wisdom and the idiosyncrasies that separate one-of-a-kind entrepreneurs from the pack. Hint: question common wisdom and define your own "first principles."

Duration: 00:48:59

Anne Libera: Science of Comedy

Anne Libera is a master of improv comedy. She is the Director of Comedy Studies at Columbia College Chicago and she served as the Executive Artistic Director of The Second City Training Center for nearly a decade. We talked about the formulas behind great comedy and how to embrace bombing onstage. .

Duration: 00:46:54

Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Cosmic Perspective

Neil deGrasse Tyson is a world-famous astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. He currently hosts the radio show StarTalk, and hosted the beloved TV show Cosmos. He talked to The Upside about artificial intelligence, Johann Bach, and his new book, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.

Duration: 00:29:35

David Allen: Your head is a shitty office

New York Times best-selling author, David Allen, talks about practicing karate, helping celebrities get organized, and living by his productivity guide Getting Things Done.

Duration: 00:44:49

Adam Waytz: Rapping professor

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at Northwestern University, behavioral economist, and former rapper - Adam Waytz - discusses humans, technology, the need for empathy and the professionalism of Snoop Dogg.

Duration: 00:30:41

The Upside Featuring Kamau Murray

The Upside Featuring Kamau Murray by Brad Keywell

Duration: 00:31:52

The Upside Featuring Charles Duhigg

The Upside Featuring Charles Duhigg by Brad Keywell

Duration: 00:32:31