Clean Energy Economy, Five-Hour Rule, Mastering Life Habits

Clean Energy Economy, Five-Hour Rule, Mastering Life Habits

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1024

  • Nov 1, 2016 4:00 pm
  • 2:22:20 mins

Clean Energy Economy (19:14) Dr. Heidi Garrett-Peltier is an Assistant Research Professor in the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her main area of research is the employment impacts of the transition to a low-carbon economy. Clean energy is a issues discussed by presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. She says that clean energy will generate jobs. Dr. Heidi Garrett-Peltier explains why this may or may not be true. The 5-hour Rule (1:06:32) Michael Simmons is an award-winning social entrepreneur, bestselling author, and contributor to publications like Forbes, Fortune, Inc., Entrepreneur, Time, Business Insider, and HBR. Michael’s company, Empact, helps build the entrepreneurship ecosystem globally. Empact has held over 600 events at colleges, high schools, workforce development organizations, corporations, and Small Business Development centers in 7 countries. We have been told for years and year that “practice will make perfect” but does having a successful business require more than just practice from employees? Is there something more we can do? Michael Simmons explains what he calls the “5-hour rule.” Caitlin Thomas - Most Hated Songs (1:27:14) Can you think of that one song that always comes on the radio, drives you insane and stays in your head all day, but you just can’t turn it off when it comes on? Well they exist, and apparently there are a lot of people out there with an opinion on their least favorite songs. Caitlin Thomas joins us today to talk more about some of the most annoying songs we can think of.  Mastering the habits of Our Everyday Lives (1:49:35) Gretchen Rubin is a graduated from Yale Law School. She began with a career in law but is now one of the most thought-provoking and influential writers on habits and happiness. She is the author of many books including Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives. Gretchen Rubin gives us tips on all our unanswered questions about the behind the scenes of forming habits.