Thu, 27 June 2019
Andrew Tarvin claims to be the world’s first Humor Engineer, teaching people how to get better results while having more fun. Combining his background as a project manager at Procter & Gamble with his experience as an international comedian, Drew has worked with thousands of people at 200+ organizations—including P&G, GE, and Microsoft—to help them use humor in the workplace to improve communication, morale, and company loyalty.
In this episode, Drew discusses the benefits of making your workplace more fun, as well as how to decide when it is appropriate to use humor within your workspace. He also shares insights from his new book Humor That Works: The Missing Skill for Success and Happiness at Work, including tips for using humor more effectively and how to incorporate it into your life.
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Thu, 20 June 2019
Jason Hreha is one of the world’s leading applied behavioral scientists. He studied neuroscience at Stanford University, where he was the lead researcher in the world-renowned Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab. Today he joins the show to discuss how he started in behavioral science and how he applies his knowledge to complex business and product design problems.
Listen in to hear why Jason thinks social media platforms are more addictive these days and what’s changed from previous years of online messaging. You'll learn how Jason founded an industry-changing behavioral science unit at Walmart, as well as his take on simplification, motivation, and instigation.
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Thu, 13 June 2019
Art Markman is the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin, as well as Executive Director of the IC2 Institute. The author of over 150 scholarly papers on topics such as reasoning, decision making, and motivation, Art has also written several books, including Smart Thinking, Smart Change, and Brain Briefs.
In this episode, he shares insights from his upcoming book, Bring Your Brain to Work, and discusses what it takes to interview like a pro. Listen in to learn how to improvise in an interview situation, what you can do to become more productive, and more.
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Thu, 6 June 2019
Doug Hall is an inventor, researcher, and educator, as well as the founder of the Eureka! Ranch, Innovation Engineering Institute, and Brain Brew Custom Whisk(e)y. Doug has been named one of America’s top innovation experts by Inc. magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Dateline NBC, CNBC, CIO Magazine, and the CBC, and unlike other inventors who decide to keep their methods secret, he is dedicated to teaching innovation through his books and courses.
In this episode, Doug shares insight from his latest book, Driving Eureka!: Problem-Solving with Data Driven Methods & the Innovation Engineering System, and what it takes to become a master innovator. Listen in to learn how he went about starting up Brain Brew Custom Whisk(e)y, what he's doing to continue growing his business bigger and better, and what we can all do to become “meaningfully unique.”
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