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Bad Bosses, Power of Habits, Importance of Feelings

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Apr 15, 2015
  • 02:16:05

Bad Bosses (11:34) Caroline Dowd-Higgins is a coach, author, and public speaker. Her bestselling book: This Is Not The Career I Ordered showcases action steps for career reinvention. Caroline hosts the podcast series: Your Working Life and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post. A new Gallup study reveals that about 50% of the 7,200 adults surveyed left a job “to get away from their manager.” We’ve all experienced times when we felt like a boss was being unfair or unreasonable. Caroline gives us tips on how to deal with a troublesome boss. The Power of Habit (57:28) Dr. Charles Duhigg studied history at Yale and received an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a reporter for the New York Times. He is also the author of recently published: "The Power of Habit." His latest series for the Times entitled "The iEconomy" won a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2013. Dr. Duhigg talks with Dr. Townsend about how to create and break habits. Getting Rid of Your Feelings: Does It Help? (1:44:08) Dr. Jennifer Kunst works with adults and couples in her private practice in Pasadena, CA and is also a faculty member at the Psychoanalytic Center of California and the Fuller Graduate School of Psychology where she teaches courses in psychoanalytic theory and technique.  She wrote the book, "Wisdom from the Couch: Knowing and Growing Yourself from the Inside, Out," Dr. Kunst says, "\[feelings] are critical in pointing us in the right direction, showing us what to focus on, and helping us sort out the good from the bad and the safety from the danger. The real challenge... is to learn to deal with them." Show More...

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