A special-series podcast on NEW BOOKS network’s psychology channel
Confounding, exhilarating and contagious: emotions matter. And so does applying
emotional intelligence (EQ). Every week I hold in-depth conversations with authors from
numerous fields to explore how emotions drive personalities, relationships and behavior.
Steven Schier & Todd Eberly
How Trump Happened:
A System Shock Decades in the Making
June 4, 2020
How did Donald Trump’s leveraging of emotions get him to The White House?
Joseph Pine & James Gilmore
The Experience Economy
Competing for Customer Time, Attention, and Money
June 4, 2020
How is the retail sector going to be best able to survive the Amazon juggernaut?
The Story of Abbey Road and the End of The Beatles
June 4, 2020
To what degree did each of The Beatles exhibit emotional intelligence in the band’s final year?
The Short Story of Architecture
A Pocket Guide to Key Styles, Buildings, Elements & Materials
June 4, 2020
What makes a building’s design come alive as it helps shape our existence?
David R. Grimes
The Irrational Ape
Why Flawed Logic Puts Us All at Risk, and How Critical Thinking Can Save the World
June 11, 2020
What are some of the prevalent ways in which we lie to ourselves and limit our flexibility?
Eric Lonergran & Mark Blyth
June 18, 2020
How are we going to address inequality and put the economy on a sounder footing?
How can we improve our productivity by literally seeing the world differently than before?
The Disruption Mindset
Why Some Organizations Transform While Others Fail
July 2, 2020
What does it take for a company’s culture to enable ongoing growth?
Elephants Before Unicorns
Emotionally Intelligent HR Strategies to Save Your Company
July 9, 2020
How does avoidance of conflict ultimately create more conflict in the workplace?
How Do We Write Our Personal History at the Same Time That It’s Written for Us?
The Creator Mindset
92 Tools to Unlock the Secrets to Innovation, Growth, and Sustainability
July 23, 2020
Why is the corporate fallback being “analytical” (as opposed to nurturing creativity)?
David A. Harris
A City Divided
Race, Fear and the Law in Police Confrontations
July 30, 2020
How do we move police forces from a warrior culture to connecting better with communities they serve?
The Apology Impulse
How the Business World Ruined Sorry and Why We Can’t Stop Saying It
August 6, 2020
What are best-practices for alleviating stress in the workplace?
Bring Your Brain to Work
Using Cognitive Science to Get a Job, Do It Well, and Advance Your Career
August 13, 2020
What does it take to both fit in and yet also prosper and grow as a person in the workplace?
John R. Hibbing
The Securitarian Personality
What Really Motivates Trump’s Base and Why It Matters for the Post-Trump Era
August 20, 2020
What are the policy implications due to a fundamental distrust and dislike of “outsiders”?
Can You Hear Me?
How to Connect with People in a Virtual World
August 27, 2020
How is communicating virtually like eating Pringles forever?
Why Do Unnecessary and Often Counter-Productive Medical Interventions Happen So Often?
Why is music so powerful in eliciting emotions?
Emotional Intelligence for Sales Leadership
The Secret to Building High-Performance Sales Teams
September 17, 2020
What does it take to connect successfully with somebody you’re trying to “win over”?
Timothy R. Clark
The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety
Defining the Path to Inclusion and Innovation
September 24, 2020
How does any organization invite the true, full participation of its members?
What is it that makes hatred so addicting?
What are the similar ways in which animals and people try to intimidate others?
The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business, and Life
October 15, 2020
What are the limitations of relying on logic as an upfront filter in pursuing ideas?
Michael E. McCullough
The Kindness of Strangers
How a Selfish Ape Invented a New Moral Code
October 22, 2020
Why Give a Damn About Strangers?
The Devastating Consequences of Urban Violence--and a Bold New Plan for Peace in the Streets
October 29, 2020
How do we promote peace in the streets?
Are robots going to be our overlords?
The Serenity Code
How Brain Plasticity Helps You Live Without Stress, Anxiety, and Depression (SAD)
November 12, 2020
How can we rewire your brains to escape stress and anxiety?
What's Your Problem?
To Solve Your Toughest Problems,
Change the Problems You Solve
November 19, 2020
Stop Solving the Wrong Problem!
Negotiating the Sweet Spot
The Art of Leaving Nothing on the Table
December 3, 2020
Ellen Van Oosten
Helping People Change
Coaching with Compassion for
Lifelong Learning and Growth
December 10, 2020
Russell T. Warne
In the Know
Debunking 35 Myths about Human Intelligence
December 24, 2020
How We Did Not Evolve to Exercise and What to Do about It
December 31, 2020
David G. Smith and W. Brad Johnson
How Men Can Be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace
January 7, 2021
Soul Full of Coal Dust
The True Story of an Epic Battle for Justice
January 14, 2021
Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini
Creating Organizations As Amazing As the
People Inside Them
January 28, 2021
Musings on Beginnings and Endings
February 18, 2021
The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America
February 25, 2021
The Feeling Economy:
How Artificial Intelligence is Creating the Era of Empathy
March 4, 2021
Michael Patrick F. Smith
The Good Hand:
A Memoir of Work, Brotherhood, and Transformation in an American Boomtown
March 11, 2021
David G. White Jr.
Disrupting Corporate Culture:
How Cognitive Science Alters Accepted Beliefs About Culture and Culture Change
March 18, 2021
David A. Less
A Story of the Music That Shook Up the World
March 25, 2021
The CEO Test:
Master the Challenges That Make or Break All Leaders
April 8, 2021
The Transformational Travel Journal:
Your Guide to Creating a Life-Changing Journey
April 15, 2021
The Context Marketing Revolution:
How to Motivate Buyers in the Age of Infinite Media
April 22, 2021
How to Root Out Bias, Prejudice, and Bullying to Build a Kick-Ass Culture of Inclusivity
April 29, 2021
My Robot Gets Me:
How Social Design Can Make New Products More Human
May 27, 2021
Beating Burnout at Work:
Why Teams Hold the Secret to Well-Being and Resilience
June 10, 2021
Winning Money, Mentors, and More for Your Startup
June 24, 2021
Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work
July 1, 2021
Chester Elton & Adrian Gostick
Anxiety at Work:
Eight Strategies to Help Teams Build Resilience, Handle Uncertainty and Get Stuff Done
July 8, 2021
Influencer Marketing Strategy:
How to Create Successful Influencer Marketing
July 22, 2021
A Humanitarian's Perspective on Our Values, Beliefs and Way of Life
August 12, 2021
401 Philosophical Questions to Help You Lose our Mind (with Answers)
August 12, 2021
Future-Proof Your Business to Survive & Profit From Radical Change
August 19, 2021