Russia, Remedy for Unproductive Busyness, Young and HappyThe Matt Townsend Show
- May 21, 2015
Russia and History (13:15) Jeff Hardy Assistant Professor of Russian and Eastern European History at BYU. BYU (BA ’01, MA ’06) and Princeton University (PhD ’11). Primary research focus is the penal system (Gulag) of the Soviet Union. Dr. Hardy joins Dr. Townsend to discuss how events from Russian history have influenced their current political decisions. "The Remedy for Unproductive Busyness" (57:54) Bradley Staats is an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. He is also the Visiting Associate Professor OPIM at the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. Bradley teaches courses on core operations, operations strategy and project management. Staats is the co-author of the article: “The Remedy for Unproductive Busyness” published by the Harvard Business Review. Today he talks about how we may be unproductively busy. Putting the Happiness Back in “Young and Happy" (1:42:26) Dr. Ran Zilca, research scientist, entrepreneur, and author, who pioneered the development of mobile behavioral interventions, behavior change, and transformative technologies. Dr Zilca discusses his article, “Putting the Happiness Back Into ‘Young and Happy.'" Show More...