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Second City Works presents "Getting to Yes, And" on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.

Second City Works presents "Getting to Yes, And‪"‬ WGN Plus

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    • 4.9 • 57 Ratings

Second City Works presents "Getting to Yes, And" on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.

    Getting to Yes, And… | Scott Simon – ‘Scare Your Soul’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Scott Simon – ‘Scare Your Soul’

    Kelly connects with happiness entrepreneur Scott Simon to talk about his new book: “Scare Your Soul: 7 Powerful Principles for Harnessing Fear and Living Your Most Courageous Life.“ “I knew full well that scaring myself would mean intentionally seeking out my edges, searching for my discomfort.”  “Harness your fears. Get to know them. Dance with […]

    Getting to Yes, And… | Marina Nitze and Nick Sinai – ‘Hack Your Bureaucracy’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Marina Nitze and Nick Sinai – ‘Hack Your Bureaucracy’

    Kelly talks to former Obama White House staffers Marina Nitze and Nick Sinai about their new book:  “Hack Your Bureaucracy: Get Things Done No Matter What Your Role on Any Team.” “Constraints can unleash creativity.”  “You should always question ‘water cooler rules.’”  “If you are trying to make a change in a large organization, you’re selling, whether you […]

    Getting to Yes, And… | Brian Wong – ‘The Tao of Alibaba’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Brian Wong – ‘The Tao of Alibaba’

    Kelly talks to Brian Wong, the first American employee of Alibaba, about his new book “The Tao of Alibaba: Inside the Chinese Digital Giant That is Changing the World.” “If you want to change the world, you can start by changing yourself.”  “The potency of a strong value set is wasted if it is not effectively […]

    Getting to Yes, And… | Joe Maddon – ‘The Book of Joe’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Joe Maddon – ‘The Book of Joe’

    Kelly snags an interview with the legendary baseball manager Joe Maddon to talk about his new book “The Book of Joe: Trying Not to Suck at Baseball & Life.” “Leadership is the courage to extend people’s thinking, boundaries, and ultimately, capabilities so they become the best versions of themselves.”  “Tell me what you think, not […]

    Getting to Yes, And… | Max Bazerman – ‘Complicit’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Max Bazerman – ‘Complicit’

    Kelly connects with legendary Harvard professor Max Bazerman to talk about his new book: “Complicit: How We Enable the Unethical and How to Stop.” “When we collaborate with people who act in egregious ways, we are complicit in their harm.”  “Silence is an action. Blindly deferring to authority can lead to complicity.”  “Loyalty describes the best […]

    Getting to Yes, And… | Christie Hunter Arscott – ‘Begin Boldly’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Christie Hunter Arscott – ‘Begin Boldly’

    Kelly talks to Christie Hunter Arscott, an award-winning advisor and speaker. She has a new book, it’s called: “Begin Boldly: How Women Can Reimagine Risk, Embrace Uncertainty, and Launch a Brilliant Career.” “The surprising truth: risks are good things, provided that they are taken thoughtfully and strategically.”  “Contrary to popular belief, language matters. How we label an […]

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

ratsofNIMH ,

Whoa, he’s a pro!

The host, Kelly Leonard, isn’t just the Mac Daddy Godfather of Second City, he’s actually a behavioral scientist. Doing research with some of the top academics in their fields. He knows everything and everyone! Oh and his own book, YES, AND, is the bomb!!

savvy_entrepreneur ,

Thought-provoking and sticks with you

I love this show! It’s both thought-provoking and often unexpectedly funny. Always informative, interesting and great topics covered. Really enjoy every episode.

HMSScott ,

Favorite podcast, period.

As the co-founder of a three-decades old media production company, an ensemble member in a Tony winning theater company and an active arts advocate, GETTING TO YES AND informs every aspect of my life and is at the top of my "must-listen" list. The show, the guests and host Kelly Leonard are steeped in humility, intelligence, vulnerability, wit and genuine collaborative spirit. Every week, GETTING TO YES AND changes the course of my life a little bit, offering me new ways to think, inviting me to adapt new perspectives, and inspiring me to take more thoughtful approaches to my work and life. And it's FUN. Subscribe, and right now.

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