Podcast Topic

Leadership

Shift Ahead

Guest: Allen Adamson

Kelly talks to branding and marketing expert Allen Adamson about his latest book, "Shift Ahead: How The Best Companies Stay Relevant In A Fast-Changing World."

Love is Just Damn Good Business

Guest: Steve Farber

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. 

Helping People Change

Guest: Richard Boyatzis

Kelly talks to professor Richard Boyatzis whose work in emotional intelligence provides the grounding for what he calls 'compassionate coaching' to get people to change for the better.

Nine Lies About Work

Guest: Marcus Buckingham

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.

Compassionomics

Guests: Stephen Trzeciak and Anthony Mazzarelli

Kelly talks to Doctors Stephen Trzeciak and Anthony Mazzarelli about their new book, "Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence That Caring Makes A Difference."

Nincompoopery

Guest: John Brandt

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.

Crisis, Change and How to Lead When it Matters Most

Guest: Eric McNulty

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.

Silent Agreements

Guest: Sonia Banks

Kelly talks to clinical psychologist Dr. Sonia Banks who has co-authored the new book “Silent Agreements: How to Free Your Relationships of Unspoken Expectations.”

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."

Merchants of Truth

Guest: Jill Abramson

Kelly talks to Jill Abramson, the former Executive Editor of The New York Times about her new book, "Merchants of Truth." Jill chronicles the media landscape from 2007 today.

The Purpose Path

Guest: Dr. Nicholas Pearce

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."

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."

Incompetent Male Leaders

Guest: Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

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.

Excellence Wins

Guest: Horst Schulze

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.

The Job

Guest: Ellen Rupell Shell

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."

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.

Yes is the Answer

Guest: Cameron Mitchell

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.

Never Stop Learning

Guest: Brad Staats

Kelly talks to professor Brad Staats whose new book, "Never Stop Learning," looks at learning from the intersection of operations and behavioral science.

Winners Take All

Guest: Anand Giridharadas

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.

The Fearless Organization

Guest: Amy Edmondson

Kelly gets to talk to renowned scholar Amy Edmondson about her new book "The Fearless Organization."

Leadership Courage

Guest: Drew Dudley

Kelly connects with leadership expert Drew Dudley about how vital it is to live your values as a leader every day and how much courage that requires.

Steps to High Performance

Guest: Marc Effron

Kelly talks to talent performance expert Marc Effron about the science behind high performance in business and where our focus should be to get the most out of our people.

The Person You Mean To Be

Guest: Dr. Dolly Chugh

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.

Business Chemistry

Guest: Kim Christfort

Kelly sits down with Kim Christfort at Deloitte to discuss the magic and science to crafting powerful work relationships.

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.

Leading with Dignity

Guest: Dr. Donna Hicks

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.

The Expertise Economy

Guest: Kelly Palmer

Kelly connects with the former Chief Learning Officer of LinkedIn, Kelly Palmer. Her new book, "The Expertise Economy," shows us how most learning programs aren't conducive to the science of how we actually learn.

Great Leaders are Great Communicators

Guest: Carmine Gallo

Kelly talks to best selling author Carmine Gallo about his new book "Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great."

Start with Why

Guest: Simon Sinek

Kelly connects with the brilliant Simon Sinek to talk about purpose, creativity and focus.

"Crushing the Box"

Guest: Chris Denson

Kelly talks to Chris Denson, host of the Innovation Crush podcast and author of "Crushing the Box"

Applied Empathy

Guest: Michael Ventura

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

Leading With A Sense Of Self

Guest: Kathleen Schafer

Kelly talks to leadership expert Kathleen Schafer about running an office and running for an office.

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.

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!

Participant Marketing

Guest: Michael Brito

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.

Sports, Sexism And How We Can Do Better

Guest: Sarah Spain

Kelly sits down with ESPN host and reporter Sarah Spain to talk about the future of sports, broadcasting and finding equity in both.

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.

Helping Is The New Selling

Guest: David Cancel

Kelly talks to serial entrepreneur David Cancel about his unique approach to selling, marketing and the future of work. 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.

The Chaos Imperative

Guest: Ori Brafman

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.

The Culture Code

Guest: Daniel Coyle

This week we talked to Daniel Coyle, author of “The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups.”

Organizations Improvise

Guest: Colin Fisher

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

Activism, Education And Equity

Guest: Brittney Packnett

Kelly talks with Brittany Packnett an activist who has worked with Teach for America and served on Barack Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.

Seeing Into The Future

Guest: Bob Johansen

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.

Leadership Is An Improvisational Art

Guest: Ronald Heifetz

Kelly talks to Harvard’s Ronald Heifetz about the science behind leadership and how betrayal and poor judgements are plaguing our modern leaders in politics and in the office.

Leading By Owning It

Guest: Wendy Clark

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.

People Aren’t Widgets

Guest: Rodd Wagner

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.

Ready For Hillary Clinton, Trump And Dealing With Rats

Guest: Tracy Sefl

Kelly Leonard connects with Tracy Sefl, a longtime political consultant who has served in war rooms for two presidential campaigns as well as acting as a senior advisor for Hilary Clinton. Get the inside scoop from her on the current election.

Larry Ellison To Miles Davis: What Makes A Superboss

Guest: Sydney Finklestein

Kelly sat down with Sydney Finklestein, Dartmouth professor and the author of “Superbosses,” to talk about what defines great leadership.

Leading In

Guest: Christie Hefner

Kelly Leonard sits down with Christie Hefner who has surprising and thoughtful ideas on “people” as leaders.

Asking The Manager Of Ask A Manager

Guest: Alison Green

Kelly Leonard gets the best work advice about management from Alison Green who runs the popular website AskaManager.org.