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Episode 050 : Time management expert Laura Vanderkam says you’re not as busy as you think


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Do you feel constantly behind and endlessly oppressed by a nagging sense that your “to-do” list is growing by the minute? Bestselling author Laura Vanderkam says you’re not alone. But you don’t have to live this way. Laura has studied the calendars of hundreds of professionals, and found that even extremely busy people have more… Read More

Episode 049: Economics commentator Chris Farrell talks UNretirement


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Award-winning journalist Chris Farrell writes and talks about financial management and the economy, for places like Marketplace Money, Bloomberg, the Minneapolis StarTribune and Minnesota Public Radio. In this episode, he focuses particularly on his book, “Unretirement: How Baby Boomers are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community and the Good Life.” The book has… Read More

Episode 048: Paleontologist and explorer Nancy Stevens talks about the adventure of science


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Paleontologist Nancy Stevens is a scientist but most of all, she says, she’s an explorer. Leading teams in Africa and other places, Nancy has discovered new fossil species from mammals to frogs. Some of her finds are groundbreaking, like the oldest fossil evidence of the split between Old World monkeys and apes. When on a… Read More

Episode 047: Judge Gayle Williams-Byers Offers Tips For Promoting Your Well-Being


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Municipal Court Judge Gayle Williams-Byers — whose side gig is teaching other judges — is determined to convince her colleagues that “self-care is not selfish.” In this episode, she explains that judges have one of the toughest jobs in the world. Not only do they have the pressure of leading people in difficult situations, but… Read More

Episode 046: Business Journalist Mark Miller Discusses Retirement Strategies and Growing Through Trauma


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Mark Miller, a journalist who often covers issues related to retirement and aging, writes three columns, including for Reuters, and his work appears in places like The New York Times and AARP Magazine. He is the author of The Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security: Practical Strategies for Money, Work, and Living. It’s a helpful… Read More

Episode 044: Captain Julius Pryor says Diversity and Inclusion Programs Should Reflect Broader Company Goals


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Today’s guest is Julius Pryor III, a retired Navy captain and a certified Navy leadership instructor. He is widely known as an innovative, goal-focused executive, and a no-nonsense consultant. What really sets Julius apart is that he has succeeded as the Chief Diversity Officer at five global companies. In his book, THRIVING IN A DISRUPTIVE… Read More