Podcast Topic

Resilience

A Woman's Guide to Claiming Space

Guest: Eliza VanCort

Kelly talks to writer, consultant, and speaker Eliza VanCort about her new book, "A Woman's Guide to Claiming Space: Stand Tall. Raise Your Voice. Be Heard."

Just Work

Guest: Kim Scott

Kelly has a friend of the pod, Kim Scott on to talk about her fantastic new book, "Just Work: Get S**t Done, Fast and Fair."

Be Where Your Feet Are

Guest: Scott O'Neil

Kelly connects with legendary sports executive Scott O'Neil who runs the Philadelphia 76ers and the New Jersey Devils about his new book, “Be Where Your Feet Are: Seven Principles to Keep You Present, Grounded and Thriving.”

The Six New Rules of Business

Guest: Judy Samuelson

Kelly talks to Judy Samuelson of the Aspen Institute to talk about her new book, “The Six Rules of Business: Creating Real Value in a Changing World.”

How To Change

Guest: Katy Milkman

Kelly talks with Wharton professor Katy Milkman about her new book: “How To Change: The Science of Getting From Where You Are To Where You Want To Be.”

What Girls Need

Guest: Dr. Marisa Porges

Kelly has a fascinating conversation with Dr. Marisa Porges who currently runs The Baldwin School outside of Philadelphia, but she also worked in the Obama White House and flew fighter jets for the Navy.

Black Magic

Guest: Chad Sanders

Kelly talks to entrepreneur and media mogul Chad Sanders about his new book “Black Magic: What Black Leaders Learned From Trauma and Triumph.”

The Lost Art of Connecting

Guest: Susan McPherson

Kelly connects with Susan McPherson about her new book “The Lost Art of Connecting: The Gather, Ask, Do Method for Building Meaningful Relationships.”

Play Your Way Sane

Guest: Clay Drinko

Kelly talks improvisation and play with Clay Drinko whose new book is called "Play Your Way Sane: 120 Improv Inspired Exercises To Help You Calm Down, Stop Spiraling And Embrace Uncertainty."

The Catalyst

Guest: Jonah Berger

Kelly connects with Wharton professor and bestselling author Jonah Berger to talk about his new book "The Catalyst."

Humor, Seriously

Guest: Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas

Stanford's Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas' new book "Humor, Seriously" was #1 in the Financial Times recommended reads and featured in Fast Company. Learn why laughter is like exercising, meditating, and having sex… at the same time!

Free Range Kids

Guest: Lenore Skenazy

Kelly speaks to journalist and co-founder of Let Grow, Lenore Skenazy about helicopter parenting and the myths that make our children less resilient than they need to be.

Trampled By Unicorns

Guest: Maëlle Gavet

Kelly connects with tech superstar Maëlle Gavet to discuss her new book, "Trampled By Unicorns: Big Tech's Empathy Problem And How To Fix It."

Calling Bullshit

Guest: Carl Bergstrom

Kelly has a fascinating conversation with professor Carl Bergstrom about his new book "Calling Bullshit: The Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World."

On the Brink of Everything

Guest: Parker Palmer

Kelly connects with noted author and activist Parker Palmer to talk about living a whole and purposeful life.

Edge: Turning Adversity Into Advantage

Guest: Laura Huang

Kelly reconnects with Harvard professor Laura Huang to talk about her new book which offers the science behind seeing all obstacles as gifts.

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

Guest: Sanford Greenberg

Kelly has a fascinating conversation with Sanford Greenberg, whose memoir of becoming blind in his junior year of college, is a story of determination, love and grit.

Parents Who Lead

Guest: Alyssa Westring

In a pre-quarantine interview, Kelly talks to professor Alyssa Westring about her new book that looks at the link between business leadership and parental leadership.

The Surprising Power of Business Experiments

Guest: Stefan Thomke

Kelly talks to Stefan Thomke, a leading authority on the management of innovation at the Harvard Business School about his new book, "Experimentation Works."

Entrepreneurial Leadership

Guest: Joel Peterson

Chairman of JetBlue Airways and legendary leader Joel Peterson talks to Kelly about what it takes to lead through crisis and calm.

Why Bother?

Guest: Jennifer Louden

Kelly connects with best-selling author and self-care movement pioneer Jennifer Louden about her new book, "Why Bother? Discover the Desire for What's Next."

Chicago Waldorf School

Guest: Carol Triggiano

Longtime Chicago Waldorf teacher Carol Triggiano sits down with Kelly to explore how the Waldorf curriculum is focused on the whole, developing child and their plans for a new outdoor space named after Kelly's daughter Nora.

Hivemind: The New Science of Tribalism In Our Divided World

Guest: Sarah Rose Cavanagh

Professor Sarah Rose Cavanagh talks about her surprisingly hopeful book, “Hivemind,” that breaks down the science of tribalism.

The Witches are Coming

Guest: Lindy West

Kelly sits down with Lindy West, the author of "Shrill," to talk about her new book "The Witches Are Coming."

Fight Like A Mother

Guest: Shannon Watts

After starting a national movement in the wake of the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, talks to Kelly about her latest book, "Fight Like a Mother."

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."

Fail More

Guest: Bill Wooditch

Kelly talks to Bill Wooditch, CEO of risk management company The Wooditch Group. His new book, "Fail More," speaks to the need for individuals to embrace their mistakes as a way to grow and thrive.

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.

Mastering Civility At Work

Guest: Christine Porath

Do you think we have a civility problem in the world today? Yeah, we do to.

Great At Work

Guest: Morten Hansen

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.

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.

Peak Performance

Guest: Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness

Kelly talks to the authors of “Peak Performance,” Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness, about the science of success and how individuals can elevate their game and avoid burnout.