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Season 2, Episode 02: Why Accountability Is Vital for Leaders Who Want to Make a Big Difference [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 2 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the topic of accountability in leadership. Most leaders avoid it. Real leaders embrace it. The reason is that taking responsibility for your attitudes, actions, and overall results is tremendously liberating. Attempting to avoid […]

Why The Sharing Economy is Changing Everything

Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes Click Here to Subscribe via RSS Feed (non-iTunes feed)   The one stat you need to know Forbes estimates “The revenue flowing through the share economy directly into people’s wallets will surpass $3.5 billion this year, with growth exceeding 25%. Show More Summary

Spreadsheets, Ex-Cons And A Karate Studio: Life At The Bottom Of The Debt Business

Not all debt collectors work at banks or big, corporate agencies. Many work at small, storefront shops. At least one worked in a former karate studio.

Cricket Show S5 Episode 40: A Pile of Old Curtains

You want some creative drillology? Mark Garaway joins David Hinchliffe and Sam Lavery to talk about power hitting with some curtains. As if that wasn't enough we also get some basketballs in on the action. It's all in the 30 minute show...Show More Summary

Toadcast #307 – The Joecast

 Yep, not gin anymore, these days I drink coffee with my podcasts. Nostalgia really isn’t what it used to be, is it. I remember when I was wild, rude, inebriated, etc. etc… Mind you, seeing as I am driving through to Glasgow once I finish this to engage in sensitive negotiations with a ‘hot new […]

Maria Popova on Writing, Workflow, and Workarounds

“Why put in the effort to explain why it isn’t a fit, if they haven’t done the homework to determine if it is a fit?” – Maria Popova [1:23:00] Maria Popova has written for amazing outlets like The Atlantic and The New York Times, but I find her most amazing project to be Founded […]

TLDR - Better Heard and Not Seen

Our air conditioner is broken again. I'll be recording TLDR in audio here until that's fixed. :) Er, "hear." Thanks again to all of my supporters!

Calvin Harris - Outside (Ft. Ellie Goulding)

Sounds like: Avicii, Florence Welch Song: Calvin Harris - Outside (Ft. Ellie Goulding) What's so good? Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding were a match made in heaven with "Need Your Love," so it only seems natural that they'd team up again. Fortunately, the two of them have indeed collaborated on a new single. Show More Summary

NHS ambulance trouble is more complex than miserly Tories and NHS privatisation

English NHS ambulance services are spending twice as much on private ambulances than they were in 2012, according to Labour, while response-times have lengthened and ambulance staff appear increasingly disgruntled. So… Continue reading The post NHS ambulance trouble is more complex than miserly Tories and NHS privatisation appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

How Does It Feel to Be 107, Grandma?

My grandmother was born today, in 1907. Or sometime around this date. One of her stories is that she never had a birth certificate. Born into a large family, and with her Mom passing away when grandma was a child, there was no official birth record. Show More Summary

The Tentpoles of 2019

Craig and John discuss the 31 superhero movies slated for the next few years. Is it good business or a trainwreck in the making?

Learn More About Plant Sap Analysis

Michelle Gregg is the Executive Director for Crop Health Laboratories (CHL) and Leah spoke with her about the new company’s upcoming event and opportunities they have for growers across the country. Part of CHL’s business model is using an existing technology that is new to North America. Show More Summary

Freebie Friday #3! (Clear, Not Clever Titling)

Freebie Friday continues! If you missed the last two weeks’ editions, then check out Getting Great Testimonials and Training People To Be Trained By You.  This week’s release is Clear, Not Clever Titling, which will help you in your quest to name your products and services in a way that increases the chance people will pull their Visa […]

Luigi Zingales on Incentives and the Potential Capture of Economists by Special Interests

Luigi Zingales of the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Zingales's essay, "Preventing Economists' Capture." Zingales argues that just as regulators become swayed by the implicit...Show More Summary

Reflections of the Millionaire Chess Open

Since the Millionaire Chess Open ended, I have read several accounts of the historic event. Most were favorable; some were mixed; some were critical. As is custom in my coverage of major tournaments The Chess Drum covers live, I do a reflections piece. It recounts my overall experiences along with an assessment on some specifics. […]

Ag Economy; Policy Issues; Regulations; Biofuels; and, Climate

Agricultural Economy Yesterday, the Federal Reserve Board released its Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions. Commonly referred to as the “Beige Book,” the report included several observations with respect to the U.S. agricultural economy. Show More Summary

Wesley So wins 1st Millionaire Open!!

Wesley So wins 1st Millionaire Open and $100,000!! Amy Lee and Maurice Ashley present a triumphant Wesley So with the winner’s check.Photo by Paul Truong. GM Wesley So told The Chess Drum that he was skeptical about the tournament a month ago, but decided to play at the urging of Webster coach Susan Polgar. He […]

How Long Until the Next Recession?

Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss how the upheaval in Libya and the Euro Bond debate will effect the markets. Then we’ll ask Francis when the next recession will hit, and oh yeah, Brad and [...]

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