Preventing Lone-Wolf Terrorism, Why Women are Smarter
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 996
- Sep 28, 2016 4:00 pm
- 2:25:47 mins
Terrorism and a Sense of Belonging (17:37) Robert F. Barsky is a professor of English and French Literature, and a professor of law at Vanderbilt University. He has recently published two books, Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Arbitrary Law: The Flight and Plight of People Deemed ‘Illegal and his first novel, Hatched, a fictional story about three friends that illegally stimulate the American economy. Terrorism can in fact be homegrown right here in America. We have the security structures to stop organized terrorist attacks, but are we prepared to stop lone-wolf-terrorist attacks? Dr. Barsky explains. Organizations Rise and Fall (1:03:23) Dr. John Kotter is a New York Times best-selling author, award winning business and management thought leader, business entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, and Harvard Professor. His ideas and books, as well as the company he founded, Kotter International, have helped mobilize people around the world to better lead organizations and their own lives, in an era of increasingly rapid change. Dr. Kotter shares his book “That’s Not How We Do It Here: A Story About How Organizations Rise and Fall- And Can Rise Again”. Liana Tan - Car Tangent (1:31:14) We live in a country where owning a car is almost a necessity, but the process of buying and having a car isn’t always the most glamorous. Our producer, Liana Tan, went through this for the first time this past week when she bought her first car and she’s going to share with us a little about her experience. Why Women are Smarter Than Men (1:51:39) Dr. Travis Bradberry, world-renowned expert in emotional intelligence, award-winning coauthor of Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the cofounder of the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests, TalentSmart. It’s been a long debate on recess playgrounds everywhere who is smarter- girls or boys. Well this recent study suggests that maybe we have some data to support an answer to that question. And the answer is girls- when it comes to “Emotional” intelligence, anyway. Travis Bradberry, cofounder of the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests, TalentSmart, discusses a study they conducted that tell us what emotional intelligence is and how men and women’s scores differed.