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10 Reasons Your Boss Hates You. And He/She Is Right.

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I had a boss who would push his glasses down on his nose when I walked in and look at me above the glasses. Like I was not worth focusing on. Like I was half a human. He hated me. Your boss hates you also. HATES. He takes your hard work and pretends, to his […] Read On…

Ep. 176 – John Wallace: The Power of Humility

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He denied Bill Clinton’s phone call. He just lost the NBA finals championship. “I was inconsolable,” John Wallace said on my podcast. “I didn’t want to talk to anybody. I didn’t want to talk to Bill Clinton. I didn’t want to talk to my mom…” “But doesn’t that make you a sore loser?” “You show […] Read On…

Ep. 175 – Rich Cohen: The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones

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Mick Jagger fooled around with Keith Richards’ girlfriend. I wouldn’t be able to work with someone after that. But maybe that’s why I’m an author. And not a rockstar. The Rolling Stones became a new band every 5-7 years. They were “perpetual amateurs.” That’s one of the keys to staying alive as an artist. Or as […] Read On…

Ep. 174 – Dr. Sanjiv Chopra: The Art of Well-Being

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I heard her yell, “that’s my journey right there! I’m going to be a mom! And a doctor!” The lantern flew. “Angels! Angels!” She yelled. She passed me a lantern from the balcony above. She must have laid on the ground to reach her arm to mine. “Don’t lose the wax. That’s what makes it fly.” […] Read On…

Ep. 172 – Maria Konnikova: Am I a Con Artist?

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I can’t imagine walking into a situation like that… handing over $20,000. “You have too much attachment to money. Let me hold this in a jar,” the psychic would say. “I’ll give it back whenever you ask.” Then, of course, you never get it back. “It’s a slow building of a relationship, slow building of […] Read On…