Podcast Topic

Resilience

Love and Work

Guest: Marcus Buckingham

Kelly welcomes the always insightful Marcus Buckingham back to the podcast to talk about his new book, "Love and Work," which is a kind of manifesto to center love inside the work we do and in the workplace in general.

Big Feelings

Guest: Liz Fosslien

Kelly connects with writer Liz Fosslien to talk about her new book "Big Feelings: How To Be Okay When Things Are Not Okay."

On Storytelling and Story Jam

Guest: Stephanie Rogers

Kelly sits down in the studio with his old friend Stephanie Rogers, the creator of Story Jam: A Live Lit Show that combines storytelling and original music.

Quitters

Guest: Chad Sanders

Kelly welcomes back Chad Sanders to the show to talk about his new podcast "Quitters" which he hosts with Julie Bowen of "Modern Family" fame.

Mastering Community

Guest: Christine Porath

Kelly welcomes back Georgetown professor Christine Porath to discuss her new book "Mastering Community: The Surprising Ways Coming Together Moves Us From Surviving to Thriving."

LifePass

Guest: Payal Kadakia

Kelly connects with Payal Kadakia, the founder of the fitness and wellness platform ClassPass to talk about her new book "LifePass: Drop Your Limits, Rise To Your Potential."

Rethinking Sex

Guest: Christine Emba

Kelly has a provocative conversation with Washington Post writer Christine Emba whose new book is called "Rethinking Sex: A Provocation."

Split the Pie

Guest: Barry Nalebuff

Kelly has a conversation with Yale Scholar Barry Nalebuff about his new book: “Split the Pie: A Radical New Way to Negotiate.”

The Power of Fun

Guest: Catherine Price

Kelly connects with noted science writer Catherine Price to discuss her new book "The Power of Fun: How To Feel Alive Again."

Toxic Positivity

Guest: Whitney Goodman

Kelly sits on the couch across from Whitney Goodman, the radically honest psychotherapist behind the popular Instagram account @sitwithwhit - to talk about her new book "Toxic Positivity."

The Super Age

Guest: Bradley Schurman

Kelly looks into the future with demographic futurist Bradley Schurman whose new book is called "The Super Age: Decoding Our Demographic Destiny."

The Power of Regret

Guest: Dan Pink

Kelly welcomes Daniel Pink back to the podcast. The bestselling author has a new book called "The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward."

Jerks at Work

Guest: Tessa West

Kelly commiserates with NYU professor Tessa West about her new book, "Jerks at Work: Toxic Coworkers and What To Do About Them.”

Healing Through Yoga

Guest: Paul Denniston

Kelly sits down with Paul Denniston, the founder of Grief Yoga to talk about his new book “Healing Through Yoga: Transform Loss Into Empowerment.”

Fierce Love

Guest: The Reverend Doctor Jacqui Lewis

Kelly connects with public theologian, activist and minister, The Reverend Doctor Jacqui Lewis to talk about her new book, "Fierce Love: A Bold Path to Ferocious Courage and Rule-Breaking Kindness That Can Heal The World."

Improv for the Visually Impaired

Guest: Deana Criess

Kelly talks to Deana Criess whose work at the Perkins School for the Blind has her teaching improvisation to the visually impaired.

The Extended Mind

Guest: Annie Murphy Paul

Kelly speaks to noted science writer Annie Murphy Paul about her fascinating book “The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain.”

Beyond Happiness

Guest: Jenn Lim

Kelly talks to Jenn Lim, the Co-Founder, and CEO of Delivering Happiness, about her new book, "Beyond Happiness: How Authentic Leaders Prioritize Purpose and People for Growth and Impact."

Smile

Guest: Sarah Ruhl

Kelly is delighted to sit down with acclaimed playwright Sarah Ruhl to discuss her new book "Smile: The Story of a Face."

The Burnout Epidemic

Guest: Jennifer Moss

Kelly dedicates this show to his boss as he connects with Journalist Jennifer Moss whose new book is called “The Burnout Epidemic: The Rise of Chronic Stress and How We Can Fix It.”

Thursday is the New Friday

Guest: Joe Sanok

Kelly connects with Joe Sanok, host of the popular “The Practice of the Practice” podcast and the author of “Thursday is the New Friday: How to Work Fewer Hours, Make More Money and Spend Time Doing What You Want.”

The Next Rules of Work

Guest: Gary Bolles

Kelly looks into the future of work and learning with noted expert Gary Bolles whose new book is called: “The Next Rules of Work: The Mindset, Skillset, and Toolset to Lead Your Organization Through Uncertainty."

Remote Work

Guest: Robert Pozen & Alexandra Samuel

Kelly connects with authors Robert Pozen & Alexandra Samuel about their new book "Remote, Inc.: How to Thrive at Work . . . Wherever You Are"

Digital Body Language

Guest: Erica Dhawan

Kelly connects with CEO Erica Dhawan, who offers amazing insights into the many ways we need to alter the way we communicate through digital spaces.

Set Boundaries, Find Peace

Guest: Nedra Glover Tawwab

Kelly connects with therapist Nedra Glover Tawwab to talk about her new book "Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself."

Beating Burnout at Work

Guest: Paula Davis

Kelly talks to resiliency expert Paula Davis about her new book, “Beating Burnout at Work: Why Teams Hold The Secret to Well-Being and Resilience.”

Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life

Guest: Luke Burgis

Kelly sits down with entrepreneur Luke Burgis to talk about his new book that explores the theories of French historian Rene Girard.

Improv for Democracy

Guest: Don Waisanen, Ph.D.

Kelly introduces us to professor Don Waisanen, whose new book, "Improv for Democracy," offers that improv-based teaching and training can help the world.

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.