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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 Radio

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    • 4.8 • 60 Ratings

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

    Getting to Yes, And… | Jessica Calarco – ‘Holding it Together’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Jessica Calarco – ‘Holding it Together’

    Kelly connects with Jessica Calarco, a Sociologist and Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. to discuss her latest book “Holding it Together: How Women Became America’s Social Safety Net. “ “Care flows through networks, and we all exist in networks of care.”  “Learned helplessness manifests inequality.”  “The problem, of course, is that when women prove they can hold […]

    Getting to Yes, And… | Todd Rogers – ‘Writing For Busy Readers’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Todd Rogers – ‘Writing For Busy Readers’

    Kelly talks to Harvard Professor Todd Rogers about his book “Writing for Busy Readers: Communicate More Effectively in the Real World”  that he co-wrote with Jessica Lasky-Fink.  “Modern writers need extra help breaking through all the distractions.”  “Use fewer words.”  “Studies show that all-caps text does not enhance readers’ understanding.” 

    Getting to Yes, And… | Emma Seppala – ‘Sovereign’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Emma Seppala – ‘Sovereign’

    Kelly welcomes back Yale professor Emma Seppala to the podcast to discuss her new book: “Sovereign: Reclaim Your Freedom, Energy, and Power in a Time of Distraction, Uncertainty and Chaos.” “Regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, or social status, at our core we’re the same: sovereign.”  “Many of us have a toxic relationship with ourselves.”  “It […]

    Getting to Yes, And… | Kim Scott – ‘Radical Respect’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Kim Scott – ‘Radical Respect’

    Kelly welcomes back fan-favorite Kim Scott to the podcast to discuss how she decided to reframe and significantly rewrite her book “Just Work” to turn it into “Radical Respect.” “Collaboration is essential to any great human accomplishment.”  “Words matter. You are not the word dictator.”  “Self-righteous shaming is an act of vengeance, not repair.” 

    Getting to Yes, And… | Christopher Wong Michaelson and Jennifer Tosti-Kharas – ‘Is Your Work Worth It?’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Christopher Wong Michaelson and Jennifer Tosti-Kharas – ‘Is Your Work Worth It?’

    Kelly sits down with philosophy professor Christopher Wong Michaelson and management professor Jennifer Tosti-Kharas to talk about their fantastic new book, “Is Your Work Worth It? How to Think About Meaningful Work.” “Sometimes it takes a catastrophe for us to pay attention.”  “Art and work have more in common than that they share the word […]

    Getting to Yes, And… | Mary Murphy – ‘Cultures of Growth’

    Getting to Yes, And… | Mary Murphy – ‘Cultures of Growth’

    Kelly talks to Mary Murphy, professor of psychological and brain sciences at Indiana University and founding director of the Summer Institute on Diversity at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Her new book is called “Cultures of Growth: How the New Science of Mindset Can Transform Individuals, Teams and Organizations.”  […]

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 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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