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Guest: Jerry Colonna

Kelly has a compelling conversation with Jerry Colonna, the Co-founder of Flatiron Partners, one of the most successful, early-stage investment programs; former partner with J.P. Morgan Partners (JPMP), the private equity arm of J.P. Morgan Chase. Je

The Friction Project

Guest: Bob Sutton

Kelly welcomes the great Bob Sutton back to the podcast. Professor Emeritus at Stanford, Bob has a new book out called "The Friction Project" which he co-wrote with Huggy Rao.

Break the Cycle: A Guide to Healing Intergenerational Trauma

Guest: Dr. Mariel Buque

Kelly connects with psychologist and professor Dr. Mariel Buque to discuss her new book “Break the Cycle: A Guide to Healing Intergenerational Trauma.”

Morgan Housel: Same As Ever: A Guide To What Never Changes

Guest: Morgan Housel

Kelly talks to best-selling author Morgan Housel whose book "The Psychology of Money" sold over 3 million copies. His new book, "Same as Ever: A Guide to What Never Changes" is a fascinating look at history's most powerful lessons.

Michèle Lamont: Seeing Others

Guest: Michèle Lamont

Kelly has a timely conversation with Harvard University professor Michèle Lamont to discuss her new book "Seeing Others: How Recognition Works and How it Can Heal a Divided World."

Suneel Gupta: Everyday Dharma

Guest: Suneel Gupta

Kelly welcomes back Suneel Gupta to the podcast to talk about his new book "Everyday Dharma: 8 Essential Practices for Finding Success and Joy in What You Do.”

Susan Magsamen & Ivy Ross: Your Brain on Art

Guest: Susan Magsamen & Ivy Ross

Kelly talks to Susan Magsamen and Ivy Ross about the science behind art. The pair have written the book "Your Brain on Art: How the Arts Transforms Us."

Jeffrey Sweet: Something Wonderful Right Away

Guest: Jeffrey Sweet

Kelly sits down with playwright and author Jeffrey Sweet to discuss the new edition of his legendary book "Something Wonderful Right Away," an oral history of The Second City.

Mike Lukas: Finding Your Funny Muscle

Guest: Mike Lukas

Kelly reconnects with Second City alum Mike Lukas to talk about his new book, “Finding Your Funny Muscle: How to Create Laughs Like a Pro.”

Neil Mullarkey: In the Moment

Guest: Neil Mullarkey

Kelly connects with Neil Mullarkey, who began his comedy career with Mike Myers, improvised with London's Comedy Store Players, and applied his knowledge of improv to the world of business management training. He has a new book, “In the Moment."

Dan Lyons: STFU

Guest: Dan Lyons

Kelly connects with Dan Lyons, journalist and former staff writer for the famed television series "Silicon Valley" to discuss his new book, “STFU: The Power of Keeping Your Mouth Shut in an Endlessly Noisy World.”

Kevin Kruse: Myth America

Guest: Kevin Kruse

Kelly talks to Princeton historian Kevin Kruse about his new book “Myth America: Historians Take on The Biggest Legends and Lies About Our Past.”

Bruce Jackson: Never Far From Home

Guest: Bruce Jackson

Kelly meets Bruce Jackson, associate general counsel for Microsoft and a former entertainment attorney. He has a new memoir, “Never Far From Home: My Journey from Brooklyn to Hip Hop, Microsoft, and the Law.”

Yael Schonbrun: Work, Parent, Thrive

Guest: Yael Schonbrun

Kelly sits on the couch with clinical psychologist Yael Schonbrun to talk about her new book “Work, Parent, Thrive: 12 Science-backed Strategies to Ditch Guilt, Manage Overwhelm and Grow Connection (When Everything Feels Like Too Much).”

Anuradha Dayal-Gulati, Ph.D.: Heal Your Ancestral Roots

Guest: Anuradha Dayal-Gulati, Ph.D.

Kelly talks to Anuradha Dayal-Gulati who began a new path of helping people release the past and reclaim their power. Her new book is titled, "Heal Your Ancestral Roots: Release the Family Patterns That Hold You Back."

Gabriella Rosen Kellerman: Tommorowmind

Guest: Gabriella Rosen Kellerman

Kelly sits down with MD and Chief Innovation Officer at BetterUP, Gabriella Rosen Kellerman, to discuss her new book co-authored with Martin Seligman: "Tomorrowmind: Thriving at Work - Now and in an Uncertain Future."

Tara Schuster: Glow in the F****ing Dark

Guest: Tara Schuster

Kelly connects with former Comedy Central executive Tara Schuster to talk about her powerful book about the work she's done as an adult to overcome a very rough childhood.

Patrick House: Consciousness

Guest: Patrick House

Kelly has a wild conversation with neuroscientist Patrick House about his new book "19 Ways of Looking at Consciousness."

Max Bazerman: Complicit

Guest: Max Bazerman

Kelly connects with legendary Harvard professor Max Bazerman to talk about his new book: “Complicit: How We Enable the Unethical and How to Stop.”

Christie Hunter Arscott: Begin Boldly

Guest: Christie Hunter Arscott

Kelly talks to Christie Hunter Arscott, an award-winning advisor and speaker. She has a new book, it’s called: “Begin Boldly: How Women Can Reimagine Risk, Embrace Uncertainty, and Launch a Brilliant Career.”

Tracy Dawson: Let Me Be Frank

Guest: Tracy Dawson

Kelly reconnects with Tracy Dawson, a Canadian American actor, and writer who got her start at The Second City Toronto. Her new book is called "Let Me Be Frank: A Book About Women Who Dressed Like Men To Do S**t They Weren't Supposed To Do."

Dolly Chugh: A More Just Future

Guest: Dolly Chugh

Kelly welcomes back Dolly Chugh, a social scientist at NYU's Stern School of Business. They discuss her new book, "A More Just Future: Psychological Tools for Reckoning with Our Past and Driving Social Change."

Aaron Ahuvia: The Things We Love

Guest: Aaron Ahuvia

Kelly takes a wild ride with University of Michigan professor of marketing, Aaron Ahuvia, to discuss his new book “The Things We Love: How Our Passions Connect Us and Make Us Who We Are.”

Joan Ball: Stop, Ask, Explore

Guest: Joan Ball

Kelly connects with Joan Ball, an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University to discuss her new book: “Stop, Ask, Explore: Learn to Navigate Change in Times of Uncertainty.”

DJ Vanas: The Warrior Within

Guest: DJ Vanas

Kelly connects with speaker and author D.J. Vanas to discuss his new book “The Warrior Within: Own Your Power to Serve, Fight, Protect and Heal.”

Steve Magness: Do Hard Things

Guest: Steve Magness

Kelly welcomes back performance expert Steve Magness to the podcast to talk about his new book "Do Hard Things: Why We Get Resilience Wrong and the Surprising Science of Real Toughness."

Loran Nordgren and David Schonthal: The Human Element

Guest: Loran Nordgren and David Schonthal

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”

Jenn Lim: 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."

Sarah Ruhl: 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."

Mary Gauthier: Saved by Song

Guest: Mary Gauthier

Kelly connects with Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Mary Gauthier to talk about her compelling new memoir, "Saved by Song."

Linnea Gandhi: Noise

Guest: Linnea Gandhi

Kelly welcomes Linnea Gandhi back to the podcast to talk about the work she did as "Chief of Staff" for the new book "Noise," by Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, and Cass Sunstein.

Jay Van Bavel: The Power of Us

Guest: Jay Van Bavel

Kelly connects with NYU professor Jay J. Van Bavel to talk about his new book "The Power of Us: Harnessing Our Shared Identities to Improve Performance, Increase Cooperation and Promote Social Harmony.”

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.

Michael Slaby: For All The People

Guest: Michael Slaby

Kelly reconnects with Michael Slaby who has written a powerful new book, “For All The People: Redeeming the Broken Promises of Modern Media and Reclaiming our Civic Life.”

Suneel Gupta: Backable

Guest: Suneel Gupta

Kelly has a fascinating conversation with Rise Co-Founder and CEO Suneel Gupta about his terrific new book "Backable: The Surprising Truth Behind What Makes People Take A Chance On You."

Katy Milkman: 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.”

Carter Phipps: Conscious Leadership

Guest: Carter Phipps

Kelly connects with Carter Phipps who has co-authored a book with Steve McIntosh and Whole Food’s CEO John Mackey called “Conscious Leadership: Elevating Humanity Through Business.”

Maëlle Gavet: 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."

Carl Bergstrom: 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."

Parker Palmer: 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.

Laura Huang: 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.

Rishad Tobaccowala: Restoring the Soul of Business

Guest: Rishad Tobaccowala

Kelly connects with Rishad Tobaccowala, Chief Growth Officer for Publicis Groupe about his new book "Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data."

Dan Carlin: The End is Always Near

Guest: Dan Carlin

Kelly gets a history lesson from Dan Carlin, the popular host of the podcast "Hardcore History" whose new book explores the many ways we misunderstand history.

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."

Amy Edmondson: The Fearless Organization

Guest: Amy Edmondson

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

Matt Walsh: 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.

Peter Horst: Marketing in the #FakeNews Era

Guest: Peter Horst

Kelly talks to the former CMO of Hershey's and Capital One, Peter Horst, whose new book explores how brands can no longer sit on the sidelines in an era dominated by politics, social issues an social media.

Chris Denson: "Crushing the Box"

Guest: Chris Denson

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

Michael Ventura: Applied Empathy

Guest: Michael Ventura

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

Murray Nossel: Powered by Storytelling

Guest: Murray Nossel

Kelly talks to storytelling expert Murray Nossel about the art of effective communication. Stick around at the end for one of the best Yes, And stories we've ever heard.

Mike Birbiglia: Filmmaking + Improv

Guest: Mike Birbiglia

Kelly interviews Mike Birbiglia whose new film “Don’t Think Twice” is set in the world of improv.

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!

Nicholas Chater: The Mind Is Flat…And It Improvises

Guest: Nicholas Chater

Kelly has an intriguing conversation with Behavioral Scientist Nicholas Chater whose controversial new book, “The Mind is Flat,” challenges the concepts of mental depth and unconscious thinking.

Michael Brito: 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.

Sarah Spain: 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.

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz: Everybody Lies

Guest: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Kelly dials up data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz whose New York Times Bestselling book “Everybody Lies” offers some fascinating and disturbing insights into big data, little lies and the difficult search for truth in our country today.