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Rethinking Communication

Jul 26, 2021

Matthew Barzun is the former U.S ambassador to Sweden and the United Kingdom, and in his new book, The Power of Giving Away Power, Matthew lays out a shift in how to think about power and leadership.

 

In so many areas of our lives, power is seen as a pyramid, where the people at the top make the decisions, create the...


Jul 19, 2021

On a hike in Joshua Tree National Forest in 2018, Claire Nelson mistakenly veered far from the trail and fell 25 feet after an unfortunate misstep — a fall that shattered her pelvis and left her immobile.

 

For four days, Claire lay alone in the sweltering heat of the California desert, reflecting on her life, her...


Jul 12, 2021

This week I welcome Heino Falcke, an award-winning astrophysicist who helped lead the team of astronomers that captured the first-ever image of a black hole.

 

His new book, Light in the Darkness: Black Holes, the Universe, and Us, is a fascinating recount of how people from all over the world came together to peer into...


Jul 5, 2021

My guest this week is hip hop artist and poet Jason "Propaganda" Petty. He’s got a new book out called, Terraform: Building a Better World. And after reading it and digging more into Prop’s work, I haven’t been able to look at my morning cup of coffee the same.

 

This conversation with Prop went to some deep...