Kelly connects with happiness entrepreneur Scott Simon to talk about his new book: "Scare Your Soul: 7 Powerful Principles for Harnessing Fear and Living Your Most Courageous Life."
Kelly talks to former Obama White House staffers Marina Nitze and Nick Sinai about their new book: “Hack Your Bureaucracy: Get Things Done No Matter What Your Role on Any Team.”
Kelly connects with legendary Harvard professor Max Bazerman to talk about his new book: “Complicit: How We Enable the Unethical and How to Stop.”
Kelly ideates with Jeremy Utley, Director of Executive Education at Stanford d.school and Adjunct Professor at Stanford's School of Engineering. He is the co-author with Perry Klebahn of the book “Ideaflow: The Only Business Metric That Matters."
Kelly welcomes Friederike Fabritius back to the show. She is a neuroscientist and trailblazer in the field of neuroleadership. Her new book is called “The Brain-Friendly Workplace: Why Talented People are Quitting and How to Get Them to Stay.”
Kelly talks to Amy Gallo, the author of the “HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict” and co-host of the HBR ‘Women at Work” podcast. Her new book is called “Getting Along: How to Work with Anyone (Even Difficult People)."
Kathryn Finney, Managing Partner of Genius Guild, a 20M dollar venture fund that invests in amazing Black founders, joins the pod to discuss her new book, “Build the Damn Thing: How to Start a Successful Business if You’re Not a Rich White Guy."
Kelly talks to Russ Laraway, whose impressive career led him from the Marine Corps to Wharton to Google and Twitter. They discuss his new book: “When They Win, You Win: Being a Great Manager Is Simpler Than You Think.”
Kelly speaks to Brian Elliot, Executive Leader at Future Forum and SVP at Slack, about his new book: “How the Future Works: Leading Flexible Team to do the Best Work of Their Lives.”
Kelly welcomes Eric Barker back to the podcast to talk about his new book: “Plays Well With Others: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Relationships Is (Mostly) Wrong.”
Kelly connects with leadership expert Stephen M.R. Covey to talk about his new book "Trust & Inspire: How Truly Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others."
Kelly sits on the couch across from Whitney Goodman, the radically honest psychotherapist behind the popular Instagram account @sitwithwhit - to talk about her new book "Toxic Positivity."
Kelly looks into the future with demographic futurist Bradley Schurman whose new book is called "The Super Age: Decoding Our Demographic Destiny."
Kelly welcomes Daniel Pink back to the podcast. The bestselling author has a new book called "The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward."
Kelly commiserates with NYU professor Tessa West about her new book, "Jerks at Work: Toxic Coworkers and What To Do About Them.”
Kelly connects with Loran Nordgren and David Schonthal, two professors at the Kellogg School a Northwestern, to discuss their new book “The Human Element: Overcoming the Resistance that Awaits New Ideas”
Kelly connects with Sarah Stein Greenberg, the Executive Director of the D School at Stanford University to discuss her new book "Creative Acts for Curious People."
Kelly dedicates this show to his boss as he connects with Journalist Jennifer Moss whose new book is called “The Burnout Epidemic: The Rise of Chronic Stress and How We Can Fix It.”
Kelly has a fascinating conversation with Harvard professor Julie Battilana about her new book which examines the science behind power and how it's not something anyone can solely possess.
Kelly has a wide-ranging discussion with the multi-talented Rosie von Lila whose work has taken her from finance to Burning Man to the US National Defense University.
Kelly looks into the future of work and learning with noted expert Gary Bolles whose new book is called: “The Next Rules of Work: The Mindset, Skillset, and Toolset to Lead Your Organization Through Uncertainty."
Kelly talks to resiliency expert Paula Davis about her new book, “Beating Burnout at Work: Why Teams Hold The Secret to Well-Being and Resilience.”
Kelly introduces us to professor Don Waisanen, whose new book, "Improv for Democracy," offers that improv-based teaching and training can help the world.
Kelly connects with the Chief Learning & Diversity Officer of Kraft Heinz, Ekpedeme "Pamay" Bassey about her time visiting a variety of sacred spaces, including her stint taking improv classes at The Second City.
Kelly reconnects with an old friend from his days leading The Chicago Tribune, Tony Hunter, who is now the CEO of The McClatchy Company.
Kelly connects with legendary sports executive Scott O'Neil who runs the Philadelphia 76ers and the New Jersey Devils about his new book, “Be Where Your Feet Are: Seven Principles to Keep You Present, Grounded and Thriving.”
Kelly hits the right note with authors Panos Panay and Michael Hendrix as they discuss their new book, “Two Beats Ahead: What Musical Minds Teach Us About Innovation.”
Kelly sits down with Yale professor Marissa King to talk about her book “Social Chemistry: Decoding The Patterns of Human Connection.”
Kelly talks to former IDEO executive Fred Dust about his terrific new book "Making Conversation."
Kelly connects with the writer and academic, Fredrik deBoer, about his new book: “The Cult of Smart: How Our Broken Education System Perpetuates Social Injustice.”
Kelly connects with film and television director Ken Kwapis ("The Office," "The Bernie Mac Show") about his new book, "But What I Really Want To Do Is Direct."
Kelly has a powerful conversation with civil rights activist, award-winning filmmaker, lawyer, and faith leader Valarie Kaur. TRIGGER WARNING: this discussion includes discussion of racial slurs and sexual violence.
Kelly connects with Casper Ter Kuile to talk about his new book "The Power of Ritual: Turning Everyday Activities Into Soulful Practices.”
Kelly talks to Wharton School management professor Mauro Guillén about his new book, “2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide And Reshape The Future Of Everything.”
Kelly has a spirited conversation with Harvard professor Frances Frei about her new book co-written with Anne Morriss, “Unleashed: The Unapologetic Leader’s Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You.”
Kelly connects with University of Colorado Boulder professor Peter McGraw to talk about his new book "Shtick to Business: What the Masters of Comedy Can Teach You About Breaking Rules, Being Fearless, and Building a Serious Career.”
Kelly talks all things Agile with Bain & Company's Darrell Rigby whose new book is called "Doing Agile Right: Transformation Without Chaos."
Jacqueline Novogratz, the CEO of Acumen, a global community changing the way the world tackles poverty, talks about her new book: "Manifesto For A Moral Revolution."
Kelly connects with Work Market Founder Jeff Wald to talk about his new book "The End of Jobs: The Rise of On-Demand Workers and Agile Corporations.”
Kelly connects with Radio Flyer's Chief Wagon Officer, Robert Pasin to talk about his family's iconic Chicago-based company.
Kelly talks to New York Times bestselling authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton about their new book, “Leading with Gratitude: 8 Leadership Practices for Extraordinary Business Results.”
Kelly converses with Rob Chesnut of Airbnb about his new book, "Intentional Integrity," that looks at how an ethical culture is vital for businesses that want to succeed.
Kelly has a fascinating conversation with scholar and author Jamil Zaki about his new book "The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World."
Kelly talks to Dr. Wayne Baker who teaches in the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan about his new book "All You Have To Do Is Ask: How To Master The Important Skill for Success."
Kelly somehow gets Obama's former Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, to talk to him about his new book and what life is like at the DOD.
Kelly sits down with Stanford University professor Dr. Jo Boaler about her new book, "Limitless Mind," which cites the evidence that our brains are highly adaptable and open to great change.
Dr. Melanie Katzman sits down with Kelly to discuss her new book, "Connect First," which provides smart and practical ways to ignite success, meaning, and joy at work.
After starting a national movement in the wake of the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, talks to Kelly about her latest book, "Fight Like a Mother."
Kelly connects with co-founder and CEO of The Grommet, Jules Pieri, on her new book, "How We Make Stuff Now," which unlocks key insights on turning ideas into products to build a successful business.
Kelly talks to best-selling author and thought leader Marcus Buckingham about his new book that deconstructs the lies that underpin so much of our daily working lives.
Kelly talks to Doctors Stephen Trzeciak and Anthony Mazzarelli about their new book, "Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence That Caring Makes A Difference."
Kelly has an inspired conversation with John Brandt whose career in business and journalism has given him a unique perspective on both nincompoops and, more importantly, nincompoopery.
Kelly talks to CEO and author Devora Zack whose new book offers some tips and hacks for introverts who need and want to be more effective networkers.
Kelly connects with Harvard professor Eric McNulty about his new book, "You're It: Crisis, Change and How to Lead When it Matters Most," which provides evidence-based insights on the complexity of leadership when you need it most.
Kelly connects with musician and author Stephen Nachmanovitch whose new book, "The Art of Is," explores the way we all improvise through our day to day lives.
Kelly connects with the co-founder of Syntegrity, David Benjamin, about his new book: "Cracking Complexity: The Breakthrough Formula for Solving Just About Anything Fast."
Kelly talks to Dr. Nicholas Pearce - who teaches business at Northwestern and serves as an associate pastor on Chicago's South Side - about his new book "The Purpose Path."
Kelly talks to performance psychology consultant Paul Napper and cognitive behavioral psychologist Anthony Rao about their new book "The Power of Agency."
Kelly sits down with physicist and biotech entrepreneur Safi Bahcall to talk about his new book "Loonshots: How To Nurture the Crazy Ideas that Win Wars, Cure Diseases and Transform Industries."
Kelly talks to Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, an international authority on talent management and leadership development. His book, "Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders," looks at the science behind leadership as it relates to men and women.
Kelly talks to hotel impresario Horst Shulze whose new book, "Excellence Wins," speaks to the kind of collaborative and purpose-driven leadership that leads to success.
Kelly talks to professor and journalist Ellen Ruppel Shell about her compelling new book "The Job: Work and It's Future In A Time Of Radical Change."
Kelly talks to Efosa Ojomo of the Christensen Institute and Karen Dillon, the former editor of the Harvard Business Review, about their new book "The Prosperity Paradox", co-authored with the legendary scholar Clayton Christensen.
Kelly talks with Cameron Mitchell, CEO of Ocean Prime, Mitchell's Fish Market, and Rusty Bucket restaurants, about his new book "Yes is the Answer," his own rags-to-riches story and a business philosophy that puts his own staff first.
Kelly talks with Chloe Johnston and Coya Paz Brownrigg about their new book "Ensemble-Made Chicago," which looks at the unique way that Chicago theater artists develop original content in a collaboration with their fellow artists and audiences.
Kelly gets to talk to renowned scholar Amy Edmondson about her new book "The Fearless Organization."
Kelly connects with former IDEO design director Ingrid Fetell Lee whose new book, "Joyful," looks at the science underneath how we experience joy in the world around us.
Kelly talks to noted behavioral scientist Dan Ariely about a new ethics training program called 'The Medical Professionalism Project,' as well as his own fascinating backstory.
Kelly sits down with Kim Christfort at Deloitte to discuss the magic and science to crafting powerful work relationships.
Kelly dials up Ken Kocienda who was on the design team at Apple to talk about innovation, Steve Jobs and developing the iPhone.
Kelly connects with professor Michele Gelfand whose study of culture has led her to believe that our behaviors and attitudes are largely based on whether we are a product of tight cultures or loose cultures.
Kelly connects with Harvard professor Donna Hicks about her new book "Leading with Dignity." Dr. Hicks' extensive work in international conflict led her to study the role dignity plays in how human beings can work more effectively with one another.
Kelly Leonard talks to noted comedy writer Mike Sacks about some very funny people and how they got that way.
Kelly meets up with Dr. Sylvia Smith, Executive Director of Giant Steps and Improv teacher Nick Johne to discuss their unique partnership developing and leading Improvisation for Autism classes.
Kelly meets Leonard Mlodinow, a theoretical physicist who has co-written books with Stephen Hawking and Deepak Chopra. His new book is called “Elastic Thinking”
We recently aired our 100th episode of “Getting to Yes, And.” So we’ve compiled ten of our favorite moments from the podcast. Enjoy!
Kelly talks to author Jonah Sachs about his new book “Unsafe Thinking” which looks at the science and stories behind breakthrough ideas.
Kelly meets Michael Brito a digital strategist whose new book “Participant Marketing” makes the case for engaging your most powerful marketing tool: your own employees.
Kelly sits down with Stanford University professor Leah Weiss whose new book “How We Work” looks at ways in which we can re-humanize the workplace.
Kelly cooks up trouble with professor Charlan Nemeth whose new book looks at the virtues of the outliers and misfits. Read further for this week’s Rule of Three.
Kelly talks to author Shane Snow whose new book “Dream Teams,” shows the normal ways teams fall apart and the unlikely ways that teams can come together to excel.
Kelly talks to professor and author Ori Brafman about his book “The Chaos Imperative” which looks at everything from military strategy to open offices, giving us insights into how to better use the chaos that exists in our work and life.
Kelly talks to Jamie Merisotis who runs one of the largest private foundations in the United States that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all.
This week we talked to Anne Libera, Director of the Comedy Studies program for The Second City and Columbia College.
This week we talked to Colin Fisher, a scholar, author and teacher of team leadership, creativity and improvisation.
Kelly sits down with Coca Cola veteran and current CEO of DDB North America, Wendy Clark to talk about the current state of advertising, culture and leadership.
Kelly talks to former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo about leadership, improvisation and working out with Gavin Newsome.