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In the Arena is a show about human potential with LinkedIn's Leah Smart. Join her every Tuesday for conversations with today’s brightest minds and bravest hearts on how to improve our world by transforming ourselves.

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In the Arena is a show about human potential with LinkedIn's Leah Smart. Join her every Tuesday for conversations with today’s brightest minds and bravest hearts on how to improve our world by transforming ourselves.

    Finding Friendship in the Age of Loneliness with Adam Smiley Poswolsky

    Finding Friendship in the Age of Loneliness with Adam Smiley Poswolsky

    The last two and a half years saw all of us navigating connections and alone time in different ways. Adam Smiley Poswolsky, author of Friendship in the Age of Loneliness, joins Leah to talk about how to make friends and the difference between “alone” and “lonely.”
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    • 35 min
    The Wheel of Life: a Tool for Getting What You Want

    The Wheel of Life: a Tool for Getting What You Want

    In the chaos of everyday life, we sometimes forget to stop and take stock of how we’re doing in all facets of our life. Listen in to a real coaching session, as Leah uses the Wheel of Life to help producer Michele O’Brien get clarity on how and where to make a change. 
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    • 33 min
    Your Body Is Trying to Tell You Something

    Your Body Is Trying to Tell You Something

    We live in a head-based world, where we prioritize the information our brains get – sometimes at the expense of listening to our bodies. So how can we start getting more into all the goodness our bodies have to give us? Join Leah as she talks to Alexander Technique and Somatic Experiencing practitioner Ariel Carson. They dig in to the mind-body connection and work through some simple exercises you can do at home.

    Check out Ariel’s work at Wave Somatics 
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    • 37 min
    Possibility through Uncertainty

    Possibility through Uncertainty

    This week, Leah sits down with Nathan and Susannah Furr, co-authors of The Upside of Uncertainty. They discuss what uncertainty is really about, uncover the possibilities that come from embracing it, and how we can better equip ourselves to be resilient in the face of the unknown using their four-armed framework.

    Follow Nathan on Linkedin and check out Nathan and Susannah’s work at www.uncertaintypossibility.com


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    • 39 min
    Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman [Best of In the Arena]

    Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman [Best of In the Arena]

    This week, we’re re-airing a favorite episode from the archives: Leah’s LinkedIn Speaker Series interview with Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn founder and author of Masters of Scale and The Startup of You. They dig into the “why” of starting something that matters and how to know when an idea is a good one.

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    • 43 min
    When Heartbreak Is a Gift

    When Heartbreak Is a Gift

    This week, Leah sits down with Amy Chan, author of Breakup Bootcamp: The Science of Rewiring Your Heart and creator of the first weekend retreat for working through heartbreak. They dig into why we get our hearts broken, and the science behind cultivating a healthier relationship with our circumstances, ourselves and other people.

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    • 42 min

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Your companion on personal development journey

Leah’s conversations constantly provoke thoughts and reflection on my journey of how to be a better human being and how to live life to the fullest. No matter where you are from, your cultural social background, I’m sure you will find your struggles answered in this podcast.

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The range of content and topics that are covered in this show are incredible. It helps me feel up to date and enlightened with every episode!

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