Family & Lifestyle

Success and Luck, Getting Along Anyone, Important Emotions

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Apr 12, 2017 4:20 pm
  • 2:20:45

Success and Luck (17:42) Dr. Robert H Frank is a Professor of Management and Economics at Cornell University. For more than a decade, his “Economic View” column appeared monthly in The New York Times. Parents teach their children that if they work hard, it will pay off. Although we teach our children that a cultivation of talent, sweat, and tears is what helps us to succeed, there might be a little more to the equation.  Does luck decide if we succeed or not? Dr. Robert H Frank, author of Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy answers that question.  Makena Bauss - Geoengineering and Climate Change (42:31) Geoengineering could help slow the effect of global warming/climate change by using ideas that until now only existed in science fiction. Procedure Makena Bauss explains The Zen of You and Me: A Guide to Getting Along with Just About Anyone (1:09:06) Diane Musho Hamilton is a mediator, group facilitator, and an authentic contemporary spiritual teacher. As a mediator, Diane is well known as an innovator in dialogues, especially conversations about culture, religion, race and gender relations. Whether it’s a co-worker, a family member or a stranger, sometimes we allow others to rattle and upset us. But the people who get under your skin the most can, in fact, be your greatest teachers. Our next guest argues It’s not a matter of overlooking differences, as is often taught, but of regarding those difficult aspects of the relationship with curiosity and compassion--for those very differences offer a path to profound connection. Diane Musho Hamilton joins us to talk about her new book: The Zen of You and Me: A Guide to Getting Along with Just About Anyone Important Emotions (1:49:04) Aleka Thorvalson is a contributor to Huffington Post and a professionally certified and credentialed Life Strategies Coach. Along with hosting a popular podcast, The Holistic Health Hour, she is also Health & Wellness Coach Group Leader at the International Coaching Academy and a blog contributor at Best Kept Self. Aleka Thorvalson discusses the importance of emotions.