Guests: Tehama Lopez Bunyasi and Candis Watts Smith
Kelly connects with scholars Tehama Lopez Bunyasi and Candis Watts Smith about their new book "Stay Woke," which looks at the pressing issue of racial inequality in America - from housing to schools to healthcare.
Professor George Lipsitz (Department of Black Studies, University of California Santa Barbara) talks about his new book, co-written with Barbara Tomlinson, called "Insubordinate Spaces: Improvisation and Accompaniment for Social Justice."
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 has a thought-provoking conversation with Anand Giridharadas about his new book "Winners Take All," which points the finger at philanthropists, thought leaders and business tycoons who extol social good while helping maintain the status quo.
Kelly connects with Dr. Dolly Chugh who studies implicit bias at The Stern School of Business (NYU). Her new book has some surprising and useful insights into how all of us have biases - and how we can become better builders for inclusion and equity.
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 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.
Kelly talks to the former CMO of Hershey's and Capital One, Peter Horst, whose new book explores how brands can no longer sit on the sidelines in an era dominated by politics, social issues an social media.
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.
Kelly dials up data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz whose New York Times Bestselling book “Everybody Lies” offers some fascinating and disturbing insights into big data, little lies and the difficult search for truth in our country today.