Since the vast majority of what we say and do involves some attempt to influence, persuade, entice, arouse, sell, cajole, or convince, it’s critically important that we know how to do it well. Brian Ahearn reveals the art and science of effective and ethical persuasion principles. Are you shouting and posting and wondering why others just don’t get it? Do you ever try to convince anyone of anything? Tune it to learn exactly how you can do this more effectively.
Is retail dead? Maybe not. In this world of shrinking retail, perhaps curiosity is the answer. How can you create an amazing and unconventional customer experience? How do you identify trends? What is the future of fashion? And how can you find this hidden store that is Bodega?
What does it look like to stop and reveal your secret sexual desires…to your spouse? Is an open marriage a happier marriage? You may crinkle or raise your eyebrows, but this curious peek inside the world of polyamory, sex clubs, and swingers provides insights that can be applied way beyond what may seem obvious. Elevate curiosity.
Nearly 6 billion people eat meat. The vast majority of us have no idea about the journey from the grasslands to our gullets. This episode will change this. How do you identify bad meat at the grocery store? If you’re a little uncomfortable with the reality of turning cattle into a summer BBQ, elevate curiosity, step outside your comfort zone, and gain insights that others miss. Live curiously.
Mpagi Kirumira’s story unfolds in this interview, revealing insights and busting assumptions that many of us have about what it’s like to try to save your life by escaping to the United States. The roles of curiosity and adventure are clear as we peek inside the life of this Ugandan human rights activist and his journey to becoming an asylum seeker in the US.
How confident are you that the Constitution protects you in the ways you think? Have you ever thought, “Is that even legal?” How private are your personal effects? Why should you care? Demystify the Constitution and see things other miss with Prof Kim Wehle.
ACLR 003: How Do You Lead When You Don’t Look The Part? Leadership with the Littlest Green Beret, Jan Rutherford
What life lessons can be gleaned from leadership expert, Jan Rutherford, who was the littlest man in the Special Forces? When it comes to leadership, does size matter? How do you overcome physical, emotional, and mental challenges to become a self-reliant leader? When should you quit? Is there a downside to diversity? How do civilian and military experts think differently? What’s a PONER? Jan provides a curious peek into the world of Special Forces and tackles curious questions that many civilians feel uncomfortable asking.
This is the first special episode of Applied Curiosity Lab Radio. Enjoy this exploration into the world of podcasting live from the Podcast Movement event. Gain insights and get a taste of the diversity of podcasting from my interview with four dynamic podcasters: Bigg UU and Riffa Hosts of Truth Be Told, Mitch Todd Host of Sci Fi Makers, Regina Revazova Host of Open Conversations…and publicist special guest, Joanne McCall. This reveals creator and consumer perspectives, and why you may want to jump this podcast world now.
Applied Curiosity Lab Radio Episode 002 with filmmaker Mike Rich. How can you make a major career pivot to become a wildly successful screenwriter and filmmaker?
What’s one thing that would surprise you most about mental illness? Expert Julie Fast provides a curious peek inside the world of mental health disorders and provides tips for identifying and managing bipolar disorder and depression. Julie is the author of four of the best selling books on managing mental health disorders, a go-to Hollywood consultant for characters with mental illness (like Claire Danes on Homeland), and an international speaker. Julie’s first hallucination was when she was 16-years old when she heard a voice in the library saying, “You have to leave.”