Oil and Money, Why We Procrastinate, Leadership at Home
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 787
- Jan 28, 2016 5:00 pm
- 2:23:43 mins
Oil and Money (14:01) Lately filling up your car with gas hasn’t left your wallet feeling totally depleted. While U.S. oil prices have dropped to about $27 a barrel, a price not seen since 2003, not everyone is reveling in this plummet. Many experts are weary of the implications that such low oil is having on our economy. And with the stock market having its worst beginning in history, we may need to be more cautious of what this all means. Joining us today is Dr. Keith Vorkink, associate Dean at the Marriott School of Management here at Brigham Young University. Dr. Vorkink, is a professor of finance and is here to tell us how oil prices are affecting our economy and how the backlash in other countries may influence us. Coaches Corner: The Value of Others (33:49) Dr. Matt Townsend on the importance of helping others believe in themselves. Dr. Townsend shares 6 steps in helping those around you to realize their impact on others. Why We Procrastinate (58:35) Dr. Tim Pychyl is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, the Director of the Centre for Initiatives in Education and he has a cross-appointment to the School of Linguistics and Language Studies. His most recent book is “Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change”. Dr. Puchyl gives us some tips on beating procrastination. Leadership at Home (1:51:12) John G. Miller, founder of QBQ, Inc. and author of “Parenting the QBQ Way: How to be an Outstanding Parent and Raise Great Kids Using the Power of Personal Accountability,” says that “Leadership begins in the home.” He joins the show to discuss how leadership in the home can affect the rest of our lives and our children’s lives.