Kelly speaks with Christian Madsbjerg, cofounder of the consulting firm ReD Associates and professor of applied humanities at the New School in New York City. He has a new book called "Look: How to Pay Attention in a Distracted World."
Kelly connects with Ross Dawson, a world-leading futurist, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker to talk about his new book, “Thriving on Overload: The 5 Powers for Success in a World of Exponential Information.”
Kelly has an inspiring conversation with the great Annie Duke, who has see-sawed her way from academia to professional poker and back to academia. Her new book is called "Quit: The Power of Knowing When To Walk Away."
Wendy Smith, the Academic Director of the Women’s Leadership Initiative at the University of Delaware, joins us to talk about a new book she co-wrote with Marianne Lewis, Both/And Thinking: Embracing Creative Tensions to Solve Your Toughest Problems.
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 makes a long-distance connection with professor Cyril Bouquet who teaches in Switzerland at the Institute for Management Development. They discuss his new book "Alien Thinking: The Unconventional Path to Breakthrough Ideas."
Yale Law professor Daniel Markovits has a fascinating conversation with Kelly about his new book "The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite."
Listed as one of Inc. Magazine's Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts, Steve Farber is a leadership pioneer and strategist whose new book argues that loving your employees and loving your companies is the key to business success.
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 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 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 takes his listeners backstage with his colleagues Steve Kakos and Anneliese Toft as they discuss "Brandstage," a process that gets insights by putting brands and organizations through The Second City process.
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 digs into the science behind great work performance with Berkeley professor Morten T. Hansen. His new book, “Great at Work,” gives some surprising insight into what makes individuals truly excel in their jobs.
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 connects with Sarah Robb O’Hagan whose career has included stints at Virgin, Nike, Equinox Fitness Clubs and her current role as CEO of Flywheel Sports. She is the author of “Extreme You: Step Up, Stand Out, Kick Ass, Repeat.”
Kelly swaps stories with legendary drummer Max Weinberg of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. They talk about Max’s time in a pit band on Broadway, auditioning for Bruce, connecting with Conan O’Brien and giving Charlie Watts an amazing gift.
Kelly connects with the CEO of Futurethink and author of “Why Simple Wins,” Lisa Bodell. They explore simple techniques to help organizations embrace change and increase their capability for innovation.
Kelly talks to Jim Jacoby and Scott Miller, who have joined forces to create the American Design and Master Craft Initiative, a venture that supports innovation at the deepest level. Their first project: The Bienville Legacy, a motorcycle...
Kelly connects with Lauren Duca, the 26 year old columnist for Teen Vogue who has inspired legions of young women and men while ending up in the crosshairs of Tucker Carlson and Fox News. Check this out. She is wise beyond her years.
Michael Slaby – former CTO, Obama for America; Managing Partner, Timshel – Putting Tech in the Room Where it Happens. Kelly sits down with Michael Slaby who gives a behind the scenes look at the historic use of social media in the Obama campaigns.
Kelly connects with Linnea Gandhi, who is a practitioner of applied behavioral science and improvisational theater, with the goal of improving decision-making and relationships in business. Her company TGG Group is led by Daniel Kahneman...
Kelly sits down with Scott Barry Kaufman, the Scientific Director – Imagination Institute in the Positive Phycology Center at the University of Pennsylvania where he investigates the measurement, and development of intelligence, imagination and...