18 episodes

What is Drexel’s 10,000 Hours Podcast?

How long does it take to become an expert in something? The writer Malcolm Gladwell famously said that it takes someone at least 10,000 hours of practice before they can really claim expertise. Quibble about the exact number of hours all you want, but the point is: it takes a ton of time, energy and passion to master your field. On this podcast, we’re just as interested in the journey as we are in the end result. That means talking not only about our guests’ research (though don’t worry, we learn all about their current interests and projects as well, but about what inspired them to pursue their work and how they got to where they are today. Get ready for childhood stories, college mishaps and first jobs in closet-sized offices.

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What is Drexel’s 10,000 Hours Podcast?

How long does it take to become an expert in something? The writer Malcolm Gladwell famously said that it takes someone at least 10,000 hours of practice before they can really claim expertise. Quibble about the exact number of hours all you want, but the point is: it takes a ton of time, energy and passion to master your field. On this podcast, we’re just as interested in the journey as we are in the end result. That means talking not only about our guests’ research (though don’t worry, we learn all about their current interests and projects as well, but about what inspired them to pursue their work and how they got to where they are today. Get ready for childhood stories, college mishaps and first jobs in closet-sized offices.

    10,000 Hours - Episode 306 - Michelle Rogers

    10,000 Hours - Episode 306 - Michelle Rogers

    "When Health Gets High-Tech"

    Technology is the solution for everything, right? Well, yes and no. Here, Michelle Rogers, an associate professor at Drexel's College of Computing and Informatics, talks about how technology is helping our health care system - and how it still has a long way to go.

    • 26 min
    10,000 Hours - Episode 305 - Carl Francis

    10,000 Hours - Episode 305 - Carl Francis

    "It's a Scandal!"

    When a crisis happens at your business, who you gonna call? Carl Francis has spent his career handling scandals and threatening situations for organizations. He gives his Drexel students in the LeBow College of Business (and us) insight on handling high-stakes issues.

    • 23 min
    10,000 Hours - Episode 304 - Nomi Eve

    10,000 Hours - Episode 304 - Nomi Eve

    "Tell Me a Story"

    They say to write what you know. That's why Nomi Eve, a writer and the director of Drexel's creative writing MFA, places her Jewish heritage at the center of her novels. Here, she talks about the process of writing historical fiction, and what she hopes her students get out of their MFA.

    • 22 min
    10,000 Hours - Episode 303 - Jen Kebea

    10,000 Hours - Episode 303 - Jen Kebea

    "Good Universities Make Good Neighbors"

    How can you be a good neighbor? If you're a university, finding your place in your surrounding community can be tricky. Jen Kebea, the executive director of the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, breaks down how universities can become more civically engaged.

    • 23 min
    10,000 Hours - Episode 302 - Kym Montgomery

    10,000 Hours - Episode 302 - Kym Montgomery

    "Girls Just Want to Have Healthcare"

    Not all healthcare is created equal, especially if you're a woman. Kymberlee Montgomery, an associate clinical professor of nursing and medicine at Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions, explains to us the biggest health issues facing women today.

    • 24 min
    10,000 Hours - Episode 301 - Sharrelle Barber

    10,000 Hours - Episode 301 - Sharrelle Barber

    "Diagnosis: Racism"

    How can where you live affect your health? For Black communities, their neighborhoods can literally make them sicker. Sharrelle Barber, an assistant research professor at Drexel's Dornsife School of Public Health, looks at the intersection of place, racism, and health.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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Bdavis927 ,

YES!!!!

This podcast is so enjoyable. It's like sitting in on a conversation with a friend. The questions are so thought provoking and really inspire you to think about your own path, You will also laugh along with Maurice, who is such an easy and comfortable host (you can tell he is just as curious as we are about these people and their journey), as he gets these folks to open up, joke around and also really explore who they are, where they began and how they got to the space and place where they are today. I am an instant fan!

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