The dirty little secret about private practice is that most doctors spend the bulk of their careers fairly alone in their offices. And when they go searching for help to build their dream practice and a more fulfilling career, they're confronted with a lot of conflicting choices.
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Karen Eber on The Perfect Story: How to Tell Stories that Inform, Influence, and Inspire
Karen Eber is an author, keynote and TED speaker, culture transformation expert, and leadership development whisperer. She has worked on both sides of the desk as a Consultant, Head of Culture & Leadership Development at GE and Deloitte.
She is known for providing clarity on the Why and the Way, sharing what you need to hear, especially when hard. She will show you how to build leaders, teams, and culture, one story at a time.
Her book, The Perfect Story: How to Tell Stories that Inform, Influence, and Inspire was a Next Big Ideal Club must-read selection and published with HarperCollins in October 2023.
Christina Wallace on The Portfolio Life: How to Future-Proof Your Career, Avoid Burnout, and Build a Life Bigger Than Your Business Card
A self-described “human Venn diagram”, Christina Wallace has crafted a career at the intersection of business, technology, and the arts. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, where she teaches entrepreneurship and leads HBS Startup Bootcamp. Her latest book is The Portfolio Life: How to Future-Proof Your Career, Avoid Burnout, and Build A Life Bigger Than Your Business Card (Hachette, 2023).
A serial entrepreneur, Christina has built businesses in ecommerce, edtech, and media. She also co-authored New To Big: How Companies Can Create Like Entrepreneurs, Invest Like VCs, and Install a Permanent Operating System for Growth (Penguin Random House, 2019) and was the co-host of The Limit Does Not Exist, an iHeart podcast with millions of downloads over 3 seasons and 125 episodes.
In her free time, she sings with various chamber choirs, embarks on adventure travel, and is a mediocre endurance athlete. She lives in Cambridge with her husband and their two children.
Brad Stulberg on Master of Change: How to Excel When Everything Is Changing – Including You
Brad Stulberg researches, writes and coaches on health, well-being, and sustainable excellence. He is the bestselling author of The Practice of Groundedness and coauthor of Peak Performance. Stulberg regularly contributes to the New York Times, and his work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and The Atlantic, among many other publications. He is on faculty at the University of Michigan’s Graduate School of Public Health. In his coaching practice, he works with executives, entrepreneurs, physicians, and athletes. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.
Henry Roediger on Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
Henry L. Roediger, III is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. He graduated as valedictorian and commander of the corps of cadets from Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Georgia in 1965 and then attended Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, graduating magna cum laudae with a B.A in Psychology in 1969. Roediger went on to graduate school at Yale University and received his Ph.D. in 1973.
Roediger became an assistant professor at Purdue University in 1973 and spent fifteen very good years on the faculty there, except for three years as visiting professor at the University of Toronto. In 1988 he was appointed Lynette S. Autrey Professor of Psychology at Rice University, and he spent eight profitable years in Houston. In 1996 he left for Washington University in St. Louis, where he became Chair of the Department of Psychology until stepping down in 2004. That same year he was appointed Dean of Academic Planning in Arts and Sciences, a position he held for ten years with 4 deans.
Roediger’s research has centered on human learning and memory and he has published on many different topics within this area. He has published over 300 articles and chapters on various aspects of memory. His research has been supported by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Organization for Research and Development, the National Institute of Aging, the National Science Foundation, the Institute of Education Sciences, and the James S. McDonnell Foundation.
Dr. Roediger has served many journals in an editorial capacity. He now serves as a Psychology Editor for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Over the years Dr. Roediger has co-authored three textbooks that have been through a combined 23 editions. Dr. Roediger was President of the American Psychological Society (now the Association for Psychological Science) in 2003-2004. Previously, he was elected to the Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society (1986-1991) and served as its Chair in 1989-1990. He was also President of the Midwestern Psychological Association (1992-1993), as well as the Experimental Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association. He served as Chair of Section J (Psychology) of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2018-2019.
Roediger has mentored 30 students for their M.A. and/or Ph.D. over the years, many of whom have gone on to distinguished careers in academia. He has also mentored 15 postdoctoral fellows who have also become successful. He received the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award from the Washington University Graduate Student Association in 2008, as well as the APS Lifetime Mentor Award in 2016.
Roediger is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Canadian Psychological Association. In 1994-1995 he held a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2012 he received the William James Award from APS, and in 2016 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science. In 2017 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
According to a 1996 study by the Institute of Scientific Information, Roediger’s papers had the greatest impact (measured by their average number of citations) in the field of Psychology for the five-year period from 1990-1994. In 2005 he was named to the Institute of Scientific Information’s list of Highly Cited Researchers in Psychology and Psychiatry. His work has received about 57,000 citations in Google Scholar.
Emily Miller on Breakfast: The Cookbook and OffLimits
Emily Miller founded OffLimits in 2020 out of a life-long love for breakfast. After starting her college career in fashion design she became interested in cultural trend forecasting and the intersection of food and culture. In 2014 she founded and hosted the “Breakfast Club” series in countries around the world where fine dining chefs opened their restaurants to prepare a one-time-only breakfast and conversation with Emily. In 2019 she followed this passion, publishing her cookbook, Breakfast.
Despite her love of an extravagantly cooked breakfast meal, Emily continually went back to the ritual of pouring a bowl of cereal—often for dinner or a late-night snack which felt like an act of defiance as an adult. In fact, as a child, Emily wasn’t allowed to eat sugar-packed cereals, so she founded OffLimits to mix the nostalgia of childhood cereals with the healthy ingredients that can be eaten for any meal. With OffLimits, Emily is here to break the rules and prove that cereal can be both fun and good for you!
Sally Susman on Breaking Through: Communicating to Open Minds, Move Hearts, and Change the World
Sally Susman is the executive vice president and chief corporate affairs officer at Pfizer. She's also the vice chair of the Pfizer Foundation. Sally leads engagement with all of Pfizer's external stakeholders, overseeing communications, corporate responsibility, global policy, government relations, investor relations, and patient advocacy. Before joining Pfizer in 2007, she held several senior communications and government relations roles at Estée Lauder and the American Express company.
I have always learned a lot from listening to Dr. Burleson, thank you.
I love reading business books and always wish I could ask the authors questions for clarification, etc. These interviews are awesome as Dr. Burleson asks great questions to delve into what the authors were thinking when they wrote their books. I love that they are succinct and to the point and that he lets THEM talk most of the time. Great podcast. Highly recommend.
Great info for anyone!
Since finding this I listen to an episode daily on the way to work to get into the right mindset. My employees have found it helpful and they are even implementing what they are learning. Definitely check it out!