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Brexit and Trump, Why We Mourn Animals, Creative Productivity

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Jun 27, 2016 4:00 pm
  • 2:32:35

Brexit and Trump (27:01) Joe Cannon is our Washington Insider. Joe served as an assistant administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 1983-1985. Was a candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1992. He served as the Chairman of the Utah Republican Party from 2002 to 2006. He was named editor of the Deseret Morning News on December 8, 2006. Joe currently is the CEO of Fuel Freedom Foundation. Joe talks about how politicians have handled the "Brexit" result. Why We Mourn Animals (1:14:34) Dr. Kurt Gray is Assistant Professor of Social Psychology and Author of the book “The Mind Club” . He studies the mysteries of subjective experience and presents the phenomenon of mind perception. Nothing seems more real than the minds of other people. When you consider what your boss is thinking or whether your spouse is happy, you are admitting them into the "mind club." It's easy to assume other humans can think and feel, but what about a cow, a computer, a corporation? What kinds of mind do they have? Dr. Kurt Gray explains. Coaches Corner - Power of Thoughts (1:38:10) Thoughts and ideas lead to action. Negative thoughts will leed to a undesirable outcome. Dr. Matt Townsend with ideas on how to control or eliminate negative thoughts so we can achieve more possitive results. More Creative, Less Productive (2:00:40) Dr. Art Markman is the director of the Human Dimensions of Organizations at the University of Texas and is a member of the editorial board of Cognitive Psychology. He joins us today to There are so many responsibilities at work. Do you ever feel that your superiors constantly want fresher ideas, better products, or new advancements but you just don’t have the time to think of something new? Creativity is one of the most valuable qualities in an employee, but productivity is one of the most measured qualities in the workplace. Sometimes it seems that these two qualities clash even though managers look for both. Dr. Markman discuss his article, “To Get More Creative, Become Less Productive.”