Podcast Topic

Creativity

Creative Construction

Guest: Gary Pisano

Kelly talks to Gary Pisano about his new book "Creative Construction" that looks at the DNA of sustained innovation.

The Art of Is

Guest: Stephen Nachmanovitch

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.

Cracking Complexity

Guest: David Benjamin

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."

Late Bloomers

Guest: Rich Karlgaard

Kelly connects with Rich Karlgaard, the publisher of Forbes Magazine whose new book is called "Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement."

The Power of Agency

Guest: Paul Napper and Anthony Rao

Kelly talks to performance psychology consultant Paul Napper and cognitive behavioral psychologist Anthony Rao about their new book "The Power of Agency."

Loonshots

Guest: Safi Bahcall

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."

The Prosperity Paradox

Guests: Efosa Ojoma and Karen Dillon

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.

The Positive Shift

Guest: Catherine Sanderson

Kelly sits down with Amherst professor Catherine Sanderson to talk about her new book "The Positive Shift," which explores how our mindset can make us healthier and happier.

Ensemble-Made Chicago

Guests: Chloe Johnston & Coya Paz Brownrigg

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.

Joy

Guest: Ingrid Fetell Lee

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.

Designing Creativity at Apple

Guest: Ken Kocienda

Kelly dials up Ken Kocienda who was on the design team at Apple to talk about innovation, Steve Jobs and developing the iPhone.

Rule Makers, Rule Breakers

Guest: Michele Gelfand

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.

Getting Out of the Office

Guest: Matt Walsh

Kelly talks to Matt Walsh, the CEO of Green Stone and a business leader who has some interesting insights into the limiting effects of traditional office culture on the ability to be our most creative selves.

No Mistakes

Guest: Keiko Agena

Kelly talks to Keiko Agena, best known as Lane Kim on the Gilmore Girls, about her new book "No Mistakes: A Workbook for Imperfect Artists."

Applied Empathy

Guest: Michael Ventura

Kelly talks to the CEO of Sub Rosa, Michael Ventura, about his new leadership book "Applied Empathy."

Why it Pays to Break the Rules

Guest: Francesca Gino

Kelly talks to Francesca Gino, a Harvard professor whose new book, “Rebel Talent,” highlights the unusual characteristics of our most successful innovators - including a chapter looking at the power or improvisation.

How to Thrive in a World of Inevitable Copycats

Guest: Howard Yu

Kelly has a fascinating conversation with scholar Howard Yu about his new book "Leap," which looks at how being the best doesn't guarantee long-term success.

Elastic Thinking

Guest: Leonard Mlodinow

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”

Best Of Getting To Yes, And

Guest: Best Of Guests

We recently aired our 100th episode of “Getting to Yes, And.” So we’ve compiled ten of our favorite moments from the podcast. Enjoy!

The Mind Is Flat…And It Improvises

Guest: Nicholas Chater

Kelly has an intriguing conversation with Behavioral Scientist Nicholas Chater whose controversial new book, “The Mind is Flat,” challenges the concepts of mental depth and unconscious thinking.

How We Work

Guest: Leah Weiss

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.

In Defense Of Troublemakers

Guest: Charlan Nemeth

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.

Quirky

Guest: Melissa Shilling

Kelly talks to Professor Melissa Shilling whose new book “Quirky” explores the science the traits that drive geniuses like Elon Musk, Thomas Edison, Steve Jobs and Marie Curie.

An Education In Comedy

Guest: Anne Libera and Kelly Leonard

This week we talked to Anne Libera, Director of the Comedy Studies program for The Second City and Columbia College.

Organizations Improvise

Guest: Colin Fisher

This week we talked to Colin Fisher, a scholar, author and teacher of team leadership, creativity and improvisation.