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This show is a series of expertly facilitated conversations with world experts in a variety of disciplines. These conversations illuminate problems, issues and solutions faced and considered by leaders and other professionals.

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Join us on Thursday, October 13 @ 6pm EST for an informative conversation on racial discourse in schools with research scientist, Camilla Mutoni Griffiths, and developmental and social psychology Ph.D. student, Nicky Sullivan. Camilla Mutoni Griffiths is a research scientist at Stanford SPARQ - a ?do tank? that brings researchers and practitioners together to reduce disparities using behavioral science. She studies how our interactions with American institutions contribute to our racial attitudes and biases. Griffiths also received her Ph.D. in social psychology from Stanford. Nicky Sullivan is a Ph.D. student in developmental and social psychology at Stanford University. In his research he explores how families have conversations about race and racism, and what the consequences of those conversations are for children. His current research focuses specifically on how to encourage White families to have more frequent and effective conversations about race and racism.
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Join us on Monday, August 8 @ 6pm EST for an informative conversation with author Alina Adams as she shares her thoughts on when grades and test scores don't match. Alina is a New York Times and Amazon best-selling author of... more

Join us on Monday, August 1 @ 2pm EST for an enlightening conversation with Robert Thurman, a talented popularizer of the Buddha's teachings and the first Westerner Tibetan Buddhist monk ordained by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. A... more

This show, originally scheduled for a guest on decision-fatigue, is a strategy taught by Dr. Brian Perkins at Columbia University on how to make consistently good decisions.

Join us on Wednesday, July 20 @ 2pm EST for an informative conversation with psychologist, Dr. Leon F. Seltzer, as he shares his work on dealing with narcissists. Leon holds doctorates in both English and Psychology, and was an... more

Authors Helen Shwe Sdanai and Rachael Katz join to discuss their book The Emotionally Intelligent Child: Effective Strategies for Parenting Self-Aware, Cooperative, and Well-Balanced Kids. The book outlines the stages of... more

Psychologist, professor and author, Dr. Todd B. Kashdan joins us on Wednesday, June 29 @ 6pm EST to discuss his new book, The Art of Insubordination: How to Dissent and Defy Effectively. Dr. Kashdan is the leading expert on the... more

Dr. Jolanta Burke joins us on Wednesday, June 22 @ 2pm EST to share her thoughts on powering off smart devices. Dr. Burke is a Chartered Psychologist (British Psychological Society) specializing in positive psychology and an... more

Dr. Frederic Luskin joins us on Wednesday, June 15 @ 6pm EST for an impactful conversation about his research on forgiveness. Dr. Luskin founded and currently serves as Director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects. He... more

Organizational psychologist, behavioral scientist, and charter member of the International Positive Psychology Association, Dr. Mike Rucker, joins us for a conversation on authenticity and the workplace. Dr. Rucker has been... more

Best selling author, philanthropist, acclaimed speaker, and senior level executive, Steve Pemberton, joins us to discuss his new book, The Lighthouse Effect. Steve currently serves as Chief People Officer for Workhuman. He previously served... more

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