Young Turned Off to Politics, Loathing Leadership Training

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 989

  • Sep 20, 2016 4:00 pm
  • 2:19:13 mins

Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics Jennifer L. Lawless received her Ph. D in Political Science and is a current Professor of Government and the Director of the Women & Politics Institute at American University. Her research focuses on gender, political ambition, campaigns and elections in the United States. She is the co-author of Running from Office: Why Young Americans Are Turned Off to Politics. Jennifer Lawless conducted a study with 4,000 high school and college students to discover their interest in politics. Surprisingly 89% of them said they wouldn’t ever be interested in running for office.  Why We Loathe Leadership Training Dr. Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management and Faculty Director of the Center for Leadership at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Professor Finkelstein has published 20 books and 80 articles, including the #1 bestseller “Why Smart Executives Fail.” His latest book that we talked about back in February is titled “Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Manage the Flow of Talent.”  Dr. Finkelstein is here this morning to help talk to us about new ways and rules for motivating others.  Postpartum Depression and Psychosis Julie Nelson (the "Child Whisperer") has a master's degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development. She teaches classes such as Applied Parenting and Marriage and Relationship Skills at Utah Valley University. Julie has written two books about parenting including Keep it Real and Grab a Plunger. Dr. Matt, Julie, and Noreen Lemon talk about Postpartum Depression and Psychosis.