Economics of Sport, Recreational Therapy, Trust-But-Verify

Economics of Sport, Recreational Therapy, Trust-But-Verify

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 4, Episode 186

  • Aug 25, 2015 1:00 pm
  • 2:18:30 mins

Economics of Olympics/ World Cup (9:53) Dr. Andrew Zimbalist, Professor of Economics at Smith College. He has consulted in Latin America for the United Nations Development Programme, the United States Agency for International Development and numerous companies, and he has consulted in the sports industry for players' associations, teams, cities, companies and leagues. Dr. Zimbalist is the author of “Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup”. He’s here to help us understand the economic truth behind hosting the Olympics or World Cup Peace like a River (56:28) Warren Price is a retired medic with the Utah Army National Guard. Warren Price is a licensed Recreational Therapist. He spent a year in combat with the 116th Engineer Company in Iraq. When Warren returned home he suffered with PTSD and found that fly fishing helped him to cope without medication. He now works with other vets how to use recreation to help heal. The Problem with a Trust-But-Verify Approach (1:44:11) Nan Russell is the author of four books including: Trust, Inc.: How to Create a Business Culture that Will Ignite Passion, Engagement, and Innovation and The Titleless Leader. Her work insights column, Winning at Working, appears in numerous publications and you can find her blog on the topic of Trust: The New Workplace Currency on PsychologyToday.com. She is the President of MountainWorks Communications. Today Nan Russell talks with Dr. Townsend about the pros and cons of the trust - verify approach.

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