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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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Award-winning journalist and social commentator covering parenting and lifestyle trends, Jennifer Wallace joins us to discuss her latest book, Never Enough: When Achievement Culture Becomes Toxic—And What We Can Do About It. Jennifer is the co-founded of the nonprofit The Mattering Movement, which offers free resources for educators and students to help combat the "never enough" messages that are pervasive in our culture. She is also a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post and appears on television to discuss her articles and other hot topics in the news. After graduating Harvard College, Jennifer began her career in television at ?60 Minutes? where she worked as a journalist for many years. She lives in New York City with her husband and their three children. For more information visit www.jenniferbwallace.com. Tune in on Wednesday, November 29 @ 6pm EST!
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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

Join us on Wednesday, May 25 @ 6pm EST for a special conversation with the I Can Problem Solve (ICPS) program creator, Dr. Myrna B. Shure and lead national trainer for ICPS, Stephanie Colvin-Roy, to discuss their work and Dr. Shure's... more

SPECIAL BROADCAST: Educator Sari Beth Rosenberg joins us on Tuesday, May 24 @ 6pm EST to discuss how she's addressing the recent Buffalo supermarket shooting in the classroom. Ms. Rosenberg has been teaching U.S. History and... more

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