Author Archives: PeterBregman

Episode 105: Emily Fletcher – zivaONLINE

Have you tried meditation and thought it wasn’t for you? It actually might not have been meditation, says Emily Fletcher. At 22, Emily Fletcher was a successful Broadway actor; by 26, she was an insomniac going gray. Meditation rescued her from stress and transformed her life. Now, she’s bringing a powerful but relatively uncommon meditation […]

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Episode 104: Todd Davis – Get Better

How can we understand the people with whom we disagree? By learning to differentiate opinions from facts, says Todd Davis. Todd, author of Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships At Work, has over thirty years of experience working in human resources, executive recruiting, sales, and marketing. Discover a simple exercise to help […]

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Episode 101: David Litt – Thanks Obama

What does it take to write a killer joke for the President of the United States? About thirty bad ones, first, says David Litt, former speechwriter for President Obama and writer/producer for Funny or Die. David speaks with us about his memoir, Thanks Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years, and what he learned working […]

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Episode 99: Sarah Robb O’Hagan – Extreme You

What are the qualities that make people extremely successful? Sarah Robb O’Hagan would know; she has been named one of Forbes’ “Most Powerful Women In Sports” and was formerly global president of Gatorade. Her new book, Extreme YOU: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat, wants to make you an Extremer, too. Discover the five […]

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Episode 98: Kim Scott – Radical Candor

Are you afraid telling your employees the hard truth will make you seem like a jerk? Both praise and criticism should show you care, says Kim Scott, author of Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity. On this week’s podcast, learn how to make your critical feedback land, navigate the perilous boundary […]

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Episode 97: Liz Wiseman – Multipliers

Are you sucking the intelligence out of your team? According to Liz Wiseman, author of Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, there are two kinds of leaders, multipliers and diminishers–and the latter only get about half of their team’s intelligence. Discover the one question that can make you a multiplier, a workaround for […]

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