Hammerhead Six, Superbosses, Importance of Eye Contact

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 805

  • Feb 18, 2016 2:00 pm
  • 2:21:47 mins

Hammerhead Six (18:29) US Army Captain Ronald Fry is a third-generation veteran who served in the 82nd Airborne Division and as a Special Forces team leader in Afghanistan. In addition to Infantry and Special Forces training, he has completed the military’s Survival School and the Ranger, Pathfinder, Jumpmaster, and Combat Diver trainings. He is the author of “Hammerhead Six: How Green Berets Waged an Unconventional War Against the Taliban to Win in Afghanistan’s Deadly Pech Valley.”  Superbosses (1:03:28) 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 joins the show to discuss his latest book “Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent”  How Important Is Eye Contact? (1:48:27) Have you ever passed by someone and just felt their eyes on you from behind? How did you know they were staring at you if you can’t even see them? Is it a sixth sense? Is it paranoia? Or is it something we biologically come equipped with as humans? Ilan Shrira, a social psychologist at Arkansas Tech University, joins us today from Arkansas to tell us more about the science behind the feeling when you know someone is watching you and what it means for your relationships and even your survival.

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