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 speaks to New York Times Bestselling author Michael Lewis whose books “Moneyball,” “The Blind Side” and “The Big Shot” were made into blockbuster films. They talk about his newest book “The Undoing Project.”
Kelly talks to Sameena Mustafa who is running for the United States congress to represent the 5th District of Illinois. They discuss Sameena’s history in Chicago’s comedy scene and why she wants to run for office now.
Kelly talks to futurist Bob Johansen who has worked with companies like Kellogg’s, Intel, Disney and McDonalds. Bob is a distinguished fellow at The Institute for the Future and got his PhD at Northwestern University.
Kelly talks to Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton of the comedy duo “Frangela” about their early work at The Second City and creating and performing comedy in a world heightened by issues of politics, race and gender.
Kelly gets schooled by Julie Wilson, the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for the Future of Learning. Julie spent many years at Harvard and shares her cutting edge views on learning, schools and education.
Kelly connects with Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter whose story of using improvisational techniques as a way to care for a relative with Alzheimer’s was featured on a memorable episode of “This American Life.”
Kelly talks to Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times Bestselling author George Anders about his new book “You Can Do Anything,” which offers that a Liberal Arts education is, in fact, the best way to prepare for a job in the future.
Kelly talks to Cornell professor and Primary Researcher at Microsoft, Duncan Watts. Duncan’s book, “Everything is Obvious,” shows us how and why 80% of our predictions are wrong and we invent stories to make sense of an often unsensible world.
Kelly talks to Rodd Wagner, VP of employment engagement strategies for BI Worldwide and the author of “Widgets.” Rodd shares his powerful point of view around the relationship between organizations and their employees.