444a Urban Australia; Epic Family Road Trip; Nordic Cousins
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Get an inside look at the mostly friendly rivalry between Sweden and Norway (naturally, it comes with a few old jokes). We'll also meet the traveling Elliott family, who visited Rick in the middle of a pre-Covid, cross-country road trip; they have tips for making a long road trip work for the whole family. And we'll explore Australia's urbanized east coast, from Melbourne to Brisbane.

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The Thoughtful Travel Podcast
The Thoughtful Travel Podcast
Amanda Kendle
210 How Travel Helps Us Really Understand the World
It's Episode 210, a nice round number so it's time for a special edition of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast. As some of you may know, I've spent a fair bit of time working on my first book about thoughtful travel, and in this episode, I decided to tell you some stories from a particular section of my book that talks about how travel really helps us to understand the world better - in a way that no textbook, movie or book can ever do. The first tale I share is one of many situations I've been in where travelling helped me understand world history more deeply. It's simultaneously one of my least favourite but most impactful travel days, visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps in southern Poland. Next, I move on to another less-than-cheery (but important!) topic, with a story about how a small incident on my travels got me thinking more deeply about racism. To lighten the tone, I then have a story to share about what travelling has taught me about religion - it's a story involving a car and a shrine in Japan ... Finally, my last tale about travel helping me to understand the world is one about how getting to know local people can help you learn what's beyond the simple textbooks - in this case, it's about communism/socialism and what I learnt from visiting Slovakia. Links: Join our Facebook group for Thoughtful Travellers - https://www.facebook.com/groups/thoughtfultravellers Show notes: https://notaballerina.com/210 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21 min
Safe For Work
Safe For Work
Wondery
Bouncing Back From Failure
Failure is often seen as something negative, but it’s not always a bad thing. When one door closes, another opens. Or, if you’re like television and film producer Nina Jacobson, you make your own door, so to speak. Jacobson’s credits include The Hunger Games and Crazy Rich Asians. But she was also fired as a Walt Disney Company studio exec more than a decade ago. In this episode, Jacobson will talk about what she learned from her own failures to become the success she is today. Then, Liz and Rico give will give some advice to listener Nicole, who’s trying to juggle her new role as a “middle manager.” In other words, she’s managing others while working under her own boss. We’ll also hear from listener Dustin, who feels out of place among his more privileged colleagues. And in this week’s Mind the Gap segment, Liz and Rico will tackle hypothetical workplace situations, like whether you should stick your hand in that communal candy bowl on your colleague’s desk. As always, if you've got a burning workplace question and need some advice, don't hesitate to send us an email (that email, unsurprisingly, is also Safe@Wondery.com). You can also find us on Twitter, we’re @SafeFor Work. Don't forget to follow our sage hosts on Twitter, too; they're @SSLiz and @RicoGagliano. And if you want to check out Liz’s other show, Satellite Sisters, you can find it on Apple Podcasts or Art19. To hear more episodes, listen exclusively with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for this and more exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. https://wondery.app.link/mT4GXWxqdab
37 min
Zero To Travel Podcast
Zero To Travel Podcast
Jason Moore
Exploring Your Limiting Beliefs & Finding Your Purpose w/ Kathleen Sinclair
Today we have Kathleen Sinclair who earned her master's degree at 60-years-old, joined the Peace Corps at 63, and is now traveling the US in her trailer living the road life. Kathleen and I are getting into deep conversations with this episode and talking about the universal themes that permeate throughout time and are ageless, how to conquer limiting beliefs that may be keeping you stuck, and finding your purpose in life regardless of age. What have been your limiting beliefs? How have they affected your life and goals? Send me an audio message (please) or shoot me an email over at Jason@ZeroToTravel.com. I am so excited to partner with HomeExchange.com who makes it possible to see the world without paying for accommodations. Make sure you listen to the entire podcast to get the promo code to save you some extra cash when you get your first exchange.Tune In To Learn: * 11:30 Thoughts On Limiting Beliefs * 13:50 Traveling In A Caravan * 17:30 Finding A Purpose in Life * 26:00 Freedom & Living Life Fully * 29:00 Why Does The US Only Celebrate The Young * 33:25 Strategies On Finding Your Purpose * 40:00 Conquering Limiting Beliefs * 44:25 Learning More About Yourself * 45:45 Jobs vs. Career * 47:20 Advice On Embracing Your Inner Calling * 52:00 Hidden Gems In Traveling * And so much moreResources: * Find Kathleen On Her Website * Follow Kathleen on Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Medium * HomeExchange * Location IndieWant More? * How To Create A Successful App, Travel By Sailboat, and The Lifestyle Entrepreneur's Mindset w/ Dane Homenick * 5th Anniversary Special: Conscious Travel Mindset w/ Rob Greenfield * 16 Mindset Hacks To Help You Travel Long Term Please head over to the archives for more Zero To Travel podcasts!
1 hr 12 min
Behavioral Grooves Podcast
Behavioral Grooves Podcast
Kurt Nelson, PhD and Tim Houlihan
Matt Johnson & Prince Ghuman on Mid-Liminal Marketing and the Ethics of Applied Neuroscience
Matt Johnson, PhD and Prince Ghuman are the authors of “Blindsight: the mostly hidden ways marketing shapes our brains.” We caught up with them to discuss the book, basketball, ethics, and old school hip hop. Matt is a professor at Hult International Business School and he likes to explore the intersections of neuroscience, psychology, and consumerism in his graduate and undergraduate classes. Prince is also at Hult International Business School where he teaches marketing. He is also the founder of PopNeuro, a firm that helps companies to ethically apply neuroscience to their marketing strategies. In our conversation, Matt and Prince introduced us to a new term in neuromarketing they call mid liminal. Not subliminal, but mid liminal. We also talked about the natural partnership between neuroscience and marketing and we covered one of our favorite linguistic games – the Kiki and Bouba studies. Most importantly, we discussed their views on the ethical application of neuromarketing. We also want to note that Prince and Matt are hosting the World’s First Neuromarketing Certification Bootcamp. It will be held live on December 4th through the 6th of 2020. They will be condensing years of neuroscience and marketing insights into a three-day Bootcamp with the intent of outfitting professionals with the latest tools in neuromarketing. Best yet for those looking to build credibility at work: successfully completing the Bootcamp earns you a certification. They also shared a link to the Bootcamp along with a special code (GROOVES) to save $500 off of the registration fee. Use the link in the notes below and type in GROOVES to receive your discount. Of course, this fantastic discount code is ONLY available to listeners of Behavioral Grooves. We encourage you to check it out as we think these guys have a lot to share. Thanks for listening and we hope you go out and find your groove this week. © 2020 Behavioral Grooves Links Matt Johnson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattjohnsonisme/ Prince Ghuman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/princeghuman/ “Blindsight”: getbook.at/blindsight Neuromarketing Certification Course: https://www.popneuro.com/neuromarketing-bootcamp Special Discount Code: GROOVES Master Classes: https://www.popneuro.com Nick Van Exel: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Van_Exel Steph Curry: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Curry Klay Thompson: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klay_Thompson Wine Shop Study: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/232593421_The_Influence_of_In-Store_Music_on_Wine_Selections Kiki and Bouba Effect: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bouba/kiki_effect Phillip Kotler: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Kotler OCEAN/BIG 5: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Five_personality_traits Cass Sunstein on Ethics: http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/olin_center/papers/pdf/Sunstein_809.pdf Charlotte Blank on Don’t Be Creepy episode 9: https://behavioralgrooves.com/episode/dont-be-creepy-data-transparency-with-charlotte-blank/ Porsche: https://www.porsche.com/usa/ Breitling: https://www.breitling.com/us-en/ Purple: https://purple.com/ Serta: https://www.serta.com/ IKEA: https://www.ikea.com/us/en/ Sleep Number Bed: https://www.sleepnumber.com/ Onomatopoeia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBQCgjo1QTU Kurt Nelson, PhD: kurt@lanterngroup.com Tim Houlihan: tim@behavioralchemy.com Musical Links “Old Town Road” remix: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ysFgElQtjI Grandmaster Flash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PobrSpMwKk4 Busy Bee Starski: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Busy_Bee_Starski Tribe Called Quest: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Tribe_Called_Quest Van Morrison: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Morrison The Beatles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYvkICbTZIQ Al Green “Let’s Stay Together”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSu6tcbMOu0 Beatnick Music: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beatnik Flora Cash: https://www.floracash.com/ Sea Wolf: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EF3sOmW6jCA Iron & Wine: http://ironandwine.com/ Angus & Julia Stone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SY7MqreuccI Ministry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Fx_IkuTRp0 Debussy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ip64cG7gK4 Hank Williams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yCQraOX4Bw The Romantics “What I Like About You”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rqnw5IfbZOU
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