Family & Lifestyle

Poverty Stoplight, Police Culture and Masculinity, Jerks at Work

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Dec 30, 2016 5:00 pm

Poverty Stoplight  Jeff Sheets is currently the Director of the Laycock Center for Creativity and Collaboration here at Brigham Young University. He excels in creating powerful brand touch points through memorable and impactful brand to consumer communication.  With more than 3 billion people, half of the world’s population living in poverty and over 1/3 of them living on less than $1.25 a day, poverty is one of the world’s top social-economical concerns.  The United States is attributed with 47 million people living on or below the poverty line. Though there is no silver bullet to ending poverty, Brigham Young University students along with prominent non-governmental organization , Fundacion Paraguaya , might have found a catalyst for change.  Listen to this interview here: Police Culture & Masculinity  Frank Cooper is a Professor of Law of Suffolk University in Boston where he teaches about constitutional law, criminal procedure, criminal law, and race gender and law. With police officers mainly being drawn from comparably privileged sections of society: men and whites, victims of the criminal justice system, people of color are unjustifiably targeted.  Is racial profiling the only contributing factor to police brutality? What role does police culture play? Professor Frank Rudy Cooper explains. Listen to this interview here: How to Deal with a Jerk at Work  Peter Economy is a best-selling business author, ghostwriter, developmental editor, and publishing consultant with more than 80 books to his credit. He writes columns on leadership and management for (The Leadership Guy) and has also served as Associate Editor for Leader to Leader magazine since 2001. They're always the one cracking crude jokes, inappropriately speaking out, or just making those around them feel really uncomfortable. They may even be the type that seem to enjoy bullying others around them. We try ignoring them, staying polite--sometimes even going as far as even trying to befriend them at the cost of our own mental sanity. But just how should we really be dealing with jerks like these? Peter Economy explains. Listen to this interview here: