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Six Pixels of Separation - Mitch Joel’s weekly conversation with business leaders, thinkers, innovators and cultural icons. The show is about insights and provocations on brands, consumers, technology, business and how connected we’ve all become.

Six Pixels of Separation Podcast Mitch Joel

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    • 4.4 • 94 Ratings

Six Pixels of Separation - Mitch Joel’s weekly conversation with business leaders, thinkers, innovators and cultural icons. The show is about insights and provocations on brands, consumers, technology, business and how connected we’ve all become.

    SPOS #827 - Ayelet Fishbach On The Science Of Motivation

    SPOS #827 - Ayelet Fishbach On The Science Of Motivation

    Welcome to episode #827 of Six Pixels of Separation.
    Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #827 - Host: Mitch Joel. Is there an actual science to motivation? Can that science be understood in a world where there are so many hucksters push "motivation" with snake oil-like magnitude? Please meet Ayelet Fishbach, the Jeffrey Breakenridge Keller Professor of Behavioral Science and Marketing and IBM Corporation Faculty Scholar at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
    Ayelet studies social psychology, management and consumer behavior. She is an expert on motivation and decision making. She has presented her research all over the world. Ayelet has served as an Associate Editor on several journals, including Psychological Science and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and she has served on the editorial board of leading journals in psychology and management. She has further served as the president of the International Social Cognition Network and the Society for the Study of Motivation. She is the recipient of several international awards, including the Society of Experimental Social Psychology's Best Dissertation Award, Career Trajectory Award, and the Fulbright Educational Foundation Award. In 2006, she received the Provost's Teaching Award from the University of Chicago. Most recently, Ayelet published her first book, Get It Done - Surprising Lessons From The Science of Motivation, that presents a new theoretical framework for self-motivated action, explaining how to identify the right goals, attack the “middle problem,” battle temptations, use the help of others around you, and so much more. Enjoy the conversation...
    Running time: 54:39. Hello from beautiful Montreal. Subscribe over at Apple Podcasts. Please visit and leave comments on the blog - Six Pixels of Separation. Feel free to connect to me directly on Facebook here: Mitch Joel on Facebook. or you can connect on LinkedIn. ...or on Twitter. Here is my conversation with Ayelet Fishbach. Get It Done - Surprising Lessons From The Science of Motivation. Follow Ayelet on LinkedIn. Follow Ayelet on Twitter. This week's music: David Usher 'St. Lawrence River'.

    • 54 min
    SPOS #826 - Roger Martin On A New Way To Think

    SPOS #826 - Roger Martin On A New Way To Think

    Welcome to episode #826 of Six Pixels of Separation.
    Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #826 - Host: Mitch Joel. Don't take my word for it, but Roger Martin is one of the world's top business thinkers in the world. I do think this is true. In 2017, Roger was named the world’s #1 management thinker by Thinkers50, an annual ranking of the most influential global business thinkers. Roger is a trusted strategy advisor to the CEOs of companies worldwide including Procter & Gamble, LEGO and Ford. He is is a Professor Emeritus at the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto where he served as Dean from 1998-2013. In 2013, he was named global Dean of the Year by the leading business school website, Poets & Quants. His newest book is, A New Way to Think - Your Guide to Superior Managerial Effectiveness. His previous twelve books include, When More is Not Better, Creating Great Choices (with Jennifer Riel), Getting Beyond Better (with Sally Osberg), and Playing To Win (with A.G. Lafley). He has written thirty Harvard Business Review articles and writing every week on Medium as well. If you love big thinking about business, this episode is for. Enjoy the conversation...
    Running time: 57:24. Hello from beautiful Montreal. Subscribe over at Apple Podcasts. Please visit and leave comments on the blog - Six Pixels of Separation. Feel free to connect to me directly on Facebook here: Mitch Joel on Facebook. or you can connect on LinkedIn. ...or on Twitter. Here is my conversation with Roger Martin. A New Way to Think - Your Guide to Superior Managerial Effectiveness. When More is Not Better. Creating Great Choices. Getting Beyond Better. Playing To Win. Roger on Medium. Follow Roger on LinkedIn. Follow Roger on Twitter. This week's music: David Usher 'St. Lawrence River'.

    • 57 min
    SPOS #825 - Joe Pulizzi Breaks Down The Creator Economy

    SPOS #825 - Joe Pulizzi Breaks Down The Creator Economy

    Welcome to episode #825 of Six Pixels of Separation.
    Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #825 - Host: Mitch Joel. Web3, the creator economy, Discord servers, social tokenization, decentralized technology, Twitch streams… and so much more. When it comes to this new world of content marketing, social media and personal brands slamming into newer platforms and creators, you will meet some of the sketchiest people. Lots of talk with little protein. Joe Pulizzi is the real deal, and since his first Content Marketing World back in 2010, I count him as both a good friend and one of the kindest, smartest minds in the business. Joe has founded five companies including his latest, Creator Economy Expo (the inaugural event takes places next week in Phoenix from May 2nd - 4th, 2022). Joe also recently launched, the content entrepreneurship news site, The Tilt, and the Content Marketing Institute. In 2014, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award by The Content Council. His podcast series, This Old Marketing with Robert Rose, has millions of downloads. His charitable foundation, The Orange Effect, delivers speech therapy and technology services to children in over 35 states. Joe is also a bestselling writer. He is the author of Content Inc. (which was recently completely updated and expanded into a second edition), Killing Marketing, Epic Content Marketing and more. His novel, The Will To Die, was awarded "Best Suspense Book" of 2020 by the National Indie Excellence Awards. What does the creator economy and content entrepreneurship mean for you as the world of Web3 grows? Let’s break down this new world of influencers, content marketing and more. Enjoy the conversation...
    Running time: 59:22. Hello from beautiful Montreal. Subscribe over at Apple Podcasts. Please visit and leave comments on the blog - Six Pixels of Separation. Feel free to connect to me directly on Facebook here: Mitch Joel on Facebook. or you can connect on LinkedIn. ...or on Twitter. Here is my conversation with Joe Pulizzi. Creator Economy Expo. The Tilt. The Will To Die. This Old Marketing. Content Inc.. Killing Marketing. Epic Content Marketing. Content Marketing Institute. The Orange Effect. Follow Joe on LinkedIn. Follow Joe on Facebook. Follow Joe on Twitter. This week's music: David Usher 'St. Lawrence River'.

    • 59 min
    SPOS #824 - Shalene Gupta On The Power Of Trust

    SPOS #824 - Shalene Gupta On The Power Of Trust

    Welcome to episode #824 of Six Pixels of Separation.
    Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #824 - Host: Mitch Joel. Do you trust the brands that you buy from? Has your definition of trust in business shifted through this pandemic? Shalene Gupta is a research associate at Harvard Business School and the co-author of The Power of Trust - How Companies Build It, Lose It, Regain It with Harvard Business School professor, Sandra Sucher. The Power of Trust was nominated for a Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea award. In 2022, Shalene was identified as a thinker to watch out for and made the Thinkers50 Radar list. In the past she was a reporter for Fortune where she wrote about the intersection of diversity and tech. Before working as a reporter, she was a financial specialist for the U.S. Department of Treasury, taught English in Malaysia on a Fulbright scholarship and wrote a book documenting the history of the Malaysian Fulbright program. She has a BA in writing seminars and psychology from Johns Hopkins and an MS from Columbia Journalism School. She’s also a graduate of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator program. Shalene has taught writing classes in the Boston area, spoken at conferences about trust and diversity, and is now thinking deeply about how we can learn to better trust one another and the companies that we work with. Enjoy the conversation...
    Running time: 50:41. Hello from beautiful Montreal. Subscribe over at Apple Podcasts. Please visit and leave comments on the blog - Six Pixels of Separation. Feel free to connect to me directly on Facebook here: Mitch Joel on Facebook. or you can connect on LinkedIn. ...or on Twitter. Here is my conversation with Shalene Gupta. The Power of Trust - How Companies Build It, Lose It, Regain It. Sandra Sucher. Follow Shalene on LinkedIn. Follow Shalene on Twitter. This week's music: David Usher 'St. Lawrence River'.

    • 50 min
    SPOS #823 - Debbie Heiser On Rethinking Age And Aging

    SPOS #823 - Debbie Heiser On Rethinking Age And Aging

    Welcome to episode #823 of Six Pixels of Separation.
    Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #823 - Host: Mitch Joel. When I read Debbie Heiser's bio after her being named to the Thinkers50 list, I knew I wanted to dig into her domain of authority. Debbie is an Applied Developmental Psychologist, a TEDx speaker, consultant, Founder of The Mentor Project, and an Adjunct Professor in the Psychology Department at SUNY Old Westbury. Debbie has additionally authored peer-reviewed articles, is co-editor of Spiritual Assessment and Intervention with Older Adults, and a frequent expert guest for syndicated and local talk radio shows, international and local podcasts, and print and online media outlets. Her research covers a wide range of topics related to aging, including depression identification, dementia, and frailty. She received an international award for her research on depression identification, as well as serving for nine years on the Board of the State Society on Aging of New York and was President in 2008. Later In 2016, she served as President of Queens Psychological Association in New York. How do you think about age and aging? If you're young, aging is just around the corner, and for those in their middle age, it's a topic that can impact everything from health and happiness to wealth and progress. Enjoy the conversation...
    Running time: 47:11. Hello from beautiful Montreal. Subscribe over at Apple Podcasts. Please visit and leave comments on the blog - Six Pixels of Separation. Feel free to connect to me directly on Facebook here: Mitch Joel on Facebook. or you can connect on LinkedIn. ...or on Twitter. Here is my conversation with Debbie Heiser. The Mentor Project. Follow Debbie on LinkedIn. Follow Debbie on Twitter. This week's music: David Usher 'St. Lawrence River'.

    • 47 min
    SPOS #822 - Marcus Buckingham On Love And Work

    SPOS #822 - Marcus Buckingham On Love And Work

    Welcome to episode #822 of Six Pixels of Separation.
    Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - Episode #822 - Host: Mitch Joel. Marcus Buckingham is the author of two of the best-selling business books of all time, has two of Harvard Business Review’s most circulated, industry-changing cover articles, and has been the subject of countless in-depth profiles, including The Oprah Winfrey Show. After spending two decades studying excellence at the Gallup Organization and co-creating the StrengthsFinder tool, he built his own coaching and education firm, The Marcus Buckingham Company. As CEO, he quickly turned it into a human capital management company working with some of the world’s largest organizations. He is known as the world’s most prominent researcher on strengths and leadership at work, and today leads research at the ADP Research Institute. Challenging entrenched preconceptions about achievement to get to the core of what drives success, Marcus’s strengths-based approach is defining the future of work as we know it. He is the author of nine books, including: The One Thing You Need To Know, Now, Discover Your Strengths, First, Break All The Rules, and his latest: Love + Work. The book looks at the intelligent intersection of what you love to with how you contribute it. Enjoy the conversation...
    Running time: 1:04:35. Hello from beautiful Montreal. Subscribe over at Apple Podcasts. Please visit and leave comments on the blog - Six Pixels of Separation. Feel free to connect to me directly on Facebook here: Mitch Joel on Facebook. or you can connect on LinkedIn. ...or on Twitter. Here is my conversation with Marcus Buckingham. Love + Work. The One Thing You Need To Know. Now, Discover Your Strengths. First, Break All The Rules. The Marcus Buckingham Company. Follow Marcus on LinkedIn. Follow Marcus on Twitter. This week's music: David Usher 'St. Lawrence River'.

    • 1 hr 4 min

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