Smart Thinking Podcast

Episode 27: A Conversation with the Well Pennies

What is it like to be a professional musician? How do you start? What are the obstacles and lessons when you take on the leadership of following your passions? Join us for an extended conversation with two extraordinary people as we discuss their journey and their motivations. The Well Pennies provide the theme music for

Episode 26: Forest v. the Trees

One of the greatest qualities of leadership is reflection, and we often forget to take a second and elevate ourselves out of the micro moment and move ourselves to the macro analysis. Join us for a conversation of how to step back from your situation and look at it differently and/or with another person to gain

Episode 25: Creating Collaboration

True collaboration has to be defined and modeled. In a multi-generational world we do a poor job of demonstrating collaboration. I suggest that you start by showing popular examples of collaboration and then breaking down the roles that people play in truly collaborative environments and then asking the team members to identify what they can

Episode 24: Be It Resolved

Happy New Year and welcome to 2018 and goodbye 2017. This podcast is about growing yourself as a person and a leader in the upcoming year, as well as developing a process to help you be better. Go small to go big and find yourself content in 365 days. * What is your vision for

Episode 23: Riding and Reflecting

Listen on the ride in between traditions this holiday season. This is an active reflection podcast for the people in the car! Take some time to discuss what is good about being friends and family and plan a moment for the future. Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/smrtthnkng LISTEN HERE

Episode 22: The Tradition Leader

This podcast is dedicated to making you think differently and reflectively about your roles with your friends, your colleagues and your family. Every culture has traditions and they are key to our culture. They’re important because they are the fabric of a family, a community, a workplace, a classroom and civilization. * Who is the

Episode 21: A Lasting Legacy

Join us for a discussion that explores your legacy and how two headstones in a colonial graveyard sparked deep reflection. We will explore how you and the way you lead and live define your legacy. * How consistent are you in living your life in the service of others? * Can you be described simply

Episode 20: Don’t Worry – Be Happy

Happiness is a key driver for success, engagement, and satisfaction. This episode focuses on the keys to being a happy leader. They are: friendship, kindness, movement, getting caught up in what you are doing, purposeful reflection, having a set of guiding principles and being optimistic. * Will you find a way to persevere when faced

Episode 19: A Buffalo Named Auggie

Leaders are always on the look out for opportunities to find buffalos and emulate their behavior, learn from their choices, and observe them in their natural settings. We ourselves gain courage from seeing others take a risk or doing something different. Join us for an episode where we explore how the main character from the

Episode 18: The Kid Doctor – a Conversation with Dan Hagerman

This episode is a conversation with Dr. Dan Hagerman. We learn about his education and how he formed his thinking around many of the issues facing parents and children today. We discuss everything from peanut allergies to autism, ADHD to picky eaters as well as why he believes things are a little bit the same