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So many books, so little time! Jim McKeown hosts this weekly review of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and biographies. Jim is a lifelong voracious reader who learned to read by the “rule of 50" - if he’s not engaged in the characters, the prose, or the plot by page 50, he puts in a book mark and returns it to the shelf. Likely Stories is a production of KWBU in Waco, Texas.
 
Where do brilliant ideas come from? And, is it possible to do great work under pressure every single day? The Accidental Creative podcast explores how to stay prolific, brilliant and healthy in life and work as a creative pro. Host Todd Henry (author of the books The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Louder Than Words, Herding Tigers, and The Motivation Code) interviews artists, authors and business leaders, and offers tips for how to thrive in life and work. Listen in and join the conversatio ...
 
One rainy night, Bunny Bell Pasht is stabbed to death in the courtyard of her apartment while her neighbors watch… and do nothing. Or did they? Kristin Chenoweth - Bunny Bell Pasht Jane Lynch - Narrator Oscar Nuñez - Phil Absconder Ki Hong Lee - Kyle Shyttles Ed Westwick - Rick the Killer Michael Hitchcock - Lou Louie Jaclyn Hales - Lexi Hades Matt Mattson - Tim Hades Ash Lendzion - Sara Fatbottom Karen Huie - Fan He Jim Lau - Hop He Machete Bang Bang - Pasta Victoria Atkin - Rebexa J. Micha ...
 
Jim Donovan M. Ed. is a professional musician, author, assistant professor at Saint Francis University, and TEDx speaker. Each week, Jim and a guest will take you deep into the world of music and sound based healing, including the latest research on how these techniques can address anxiety, depression, chronic pain, and brain health.
 
Kwik Brain is a fun, fast-paced show designed to help busy people learn and achieve anything in a fraction of the time! Your coach, Jim Kwik (his real name), is the brain & memory trainer to elite mental performers, including many of the world’s leading CEO’s and celebrities. In this easy to digest bite-sized podcast, you will discover Kwik’s favorite shortcuts to read faster, remember more, and ‘supercharge’ your greatest wealth-building asset: your brain. Whether you’re a student, senior, ...
 
Leaders aren’t born, they’re made. This Monday show helps you discover leadership wisdom through insightful conversations. Independently produced weekly since 2011, Dr. Dave Stachowiak brings perspective from a thriving, global leadership academy, plus more than 15 years of leadership at Dale Carnegie. Bestselling authors, expert researchers, deep conversation, and regular dialogue with listeners have attracted 20 million downloads and the #1 search result for coaching on Apple Podcasts. Act ...
 
Brother Brother Brother is what happens when three brothers born in three different decades come together over a shared obsession with music. It's an in-depth conversation between Wyndham Lewis, Jeremy Sartori, and Christian Lewis, born in the late 60's, 70's, and 80's, that's been a lifetime in the making. Reporting in from LA, Boston, and Brooklyn, the Brothers now open the conversation to you, and in the process likely prove Craig Finn's assertion that "everyone's a critic and most people ...
 
Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
 
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I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Kazuo Ishiguro was born in Nagasaki, Japan in 1954 and moved to Britain at the age of five. His eight previous works of fiction have earned him many honors around the world, including the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Booker Prize. Two of my favori…
 
Ramit Sethi on How Couples Can Talk about Money, Bucket Lists, the $100 Challenge, and More | Brought to you by Wealthfront automated investing, Athletic Greens all-in-one nutritional supplement, and Pique Tea premium tea crystals. More on all three below. Ramit Sethi (@ramit), author of the New York Times bestseller I Will Teach You to Be Rich, ha…
 
You won't find a more content-filled LOI podcast anywhere than Between the Stripes LOI podcast and that's a fact! On this week's show alone we have interviews with Treaty 'keeper Tadhg Ryan following his MOTM display v Dundalk, Wexford star Jack Doherty is on following his teams 3-0 win over Cabinteely in the cup while Sligo fan Shaun Dunne tells u…
 
In this throwback episode of The MiFit Podcast I chat with mobility king, Dr. Kelly Starrett. Kelly is a man of many hats including coach, speaker, author, physical therapist, gym owner, and CEO of The Ready State. Kelly is an icon in the sport of CrossFit and his mission is to give people the knowledge to relieve pain, prevent injury, and improve …
 
Is there a simple trick to help you boost recall and form new long-term habits? All learning is state-dependent. This is something you've probably heard me say before. But what does that really mean? Today, I will walk you through a simple brain hack that will help boost your memory and make creating success habits that much easier. Learning how to…
 
Does what you listen to affect your ability to generate ideas and be productive? According to today's guest, the soundtrack you choose can impact your creativity significantly. Will Henshall is the founding member of the band Londonbeat and the founder of FocusAtWill. In this conversation, we discuss how different personality types perform better w…
 
Episode Summary I remember having a lot more curiosity, enthusiasm, and big dreams as a child than I now have and experience as an adult. But why? In this week’s episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with John O’Leary, author of In Awe, about how we can tap into our childlike wonder in order to unleash our own sources of inspiration and joy. …
 
Tsedal Neeley: Remote Work Revolution Tsedal Neeley is a professor at the Harvard Business School. Her work focuses on how leaders can scale their organizations by developing and implementing global and digital strategies. She has published extensively in leading scholarly and practitioner-oriented outlets and her work has been widely covered in me…
 
I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Jhumpa Lahiri has released six novels, and her latest, Whereabouts, is an eclectic series of short ruminations anywhere from one to about five pages. Her stories are lyrical, witty, interesting, with an ability to draw the reader from one story to the …
 
In this week’s episode, Wyndham and Christian sit down to discuss the new Questlove-directed Hulu documentary Summer of Soul, which chronicles the Harlem Cultural Festival in 1969. The brothers break down the cultural politics of the era, the questionable legacy of Woodstock, and the individual performers that make up this outstanding music doc, in…
 
It's FAI Cup first round weekend so this week we're highlighting the stories behind some of the non-league sides in the competition with interviews from Bangor's Davy O'Sullivan, Liffey Wanderers Dean Murphy, and Kilnamanagh's Conor Kenna. Kieran & Gary preview & predict the cup action as well as looking back at the latest Premier & First Division …
 
Dennis McKenna - The Depths of Ayahuasca: 500+ Sessions, Fundamentals, Advanced Topics, Science, Churches, Learnings, Warnings, and Beyond | Brought to you by Wealthfront automated investing, Allform premium, modular furniture, and Tonal smart home gym. More on all three below. Dennis McKenna (@DennisMcKenna4) has spent more than 40 years researchi…
 
This week on The MiFit Podcast I chat with Dr. Jim Loehr. Dr. Jim Loehr is a world-renowned performance psychologist and author of 17 books, including his most recent, Leading with Character, which also comes with The Personal Credo Journal: A Companion to Leading with Character. He also co-authored the national bestseller The Power of Full Engagem…
 
How can you use recovery not only to bounce back but bounce forward? There’s a formula to success: Reaching, recovering, and repeating. A lot of times, the focus is on the first and third steps. But recovery is a vital piece when it comes to achieving your goals. Today, we’re back with UFC Champion Miesha Tate to talk about the importance of how to…
 
Brilliant performers in any field often have rituals or practices that they fall back on to help them perform consistently at their peak. When you are charged with doing complex work every day, rituals can bring order to your world and help you focus more effectively. If you want to deliver a result consistently, you must systemize it, and that’s p…
 
Episode Summary Life has a tendency to get busier. It’s easy to add more, and taking time off has to be intentional, pre-planned, and filled with the few things that genuinely breathe life back into you. In this week’s episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I discuss sabbaticals, creative breakthroughs, and slowing down in order to speed things up the…
 
Jonathan Raymond: Good Authority Jonathan Raymond is the founder of Refound, where he and his team work with organizations to create a company culture based in personal growth. He’s the author of the book Good Authority: How to Become the Leader Your Team Is Waiting For*. He’s also the creator of the Accountability Dial and the courses Good Account…
 
I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Katlyn Greenidge is a spectacular young woman just coming out of her first novel, We Love You, Charlie Freeman . She has won a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, among other awards. Libertie is her second novel. Libertie Sampson is the story …
 
Anne Lamott on Taming Your Inner Critic, Finding Grace, and Prayer | Brought to you by LinkedIn Jobs recruitment platform with 750M users, Eight Sleep’s Pod Pro Cover sleeping solution for dynamic cooling and heating, and LMNT electrolyte supplement. More on all three below. Anne Lamott (@AnneLamott) uses honesty, empathy, and humor to write about …
 
Jon Brier bravely faces Kieran & Gary following England's EURO 2020 Final defeat but of course, it's all eyes on the Greatest League in the World as the lads talk European games, Premier & First Divisions. Sam Verdon chats about his move from Longford to Bray, Graham Gartland discusses getting behind the microphone for Shamrock Rovers while Kevin D…
 
This week on The MiFit Podcast I chat with former FBI top hostage negotiator, Chris Voss. Chris is one of the preeminent practitioners and professors of negotiation skills in the world. He is the founder and principal of The Black Swan Group, a consulting firm that provides training and advises Fortune 500 companies through complex negotiations. Ch…
 
How do you build mental toughness? The world can often be a difficult place, and sometimes it can feel like it's against you, which is why it's even more important to build cognitive resilience that allows you to stay focused on your goals. Today, we're talking with one of the most recognized female fighters in the world, UFC Champion Miesha Tate. …
 
It's been a long year, and many creative pros are experiencing some level of creative burnout. It's taken everything we have to deliver on expectations over the past year, and as we now return to a sense of "normal", the uncertainty and expectations are likely to rise even more. On this episode, I offer six tips for dealing with those moments when …
 
Episode Summary Nearly a year ago I published an episode of my podcast where I explained in great detail why I was breaking up with Evernote after a decade of intense loyalty. In just the last few weeks I settled upon my replacement, but my productivity system has evolved to align to a new way of working that significantly reduces the need for a to…
 
Sandra Sucher: The Power of Trust Sandra Sucher is an internationally recognized trust researcher and professor of management practice at Harvard Business School. She studies how organizations build trust and the vital role leaders play in the process. Before joining Harvard, she was a business executive for 20 years, served on corporate and nonpro…
 
I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. According to Wikipedia. “Mary Jane Oliver passed on January 17, 2019. She was an American poet who won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Her work is inspired by nature, rather than the human world, stemming from her lifelong passion for s…
 
Dr. Andrew Huberman — A Neurobiologist on Optimizing Sleep, Enhancing Performance, Reducing Anxiety, Increasing Testosterone, and Using the Body to Control the Mind | Brought to you by Athletic Greens all-in-one nutritional supplement, Theragun percussive muscle therapy devices, and Helix Sleep premium mattresses. More on all three below. Andrew Hu…
 
Kieran Burke & Gary Reilly review all 35 goals across the weekends 10 LOI matches and look ahead to another action-packed week including the European ties involving Irish clubs. Dave Rogers talks about his time in the USA, India, and returning home to rife speculation linking him with Dundalk while Treaty United manager Tommy Barrett is also a spec…
 
What are the steps to win the next six months? These last six months have been challenging for many, but one step in another direction can completely change your destination. No matter what challenges you’ve faced, or if you feel stuck, you can always take one more step. Today, this is a special live podcast where we’re going to talk about the six …
 
This week on The MiFit Podcast I chat with Molly Galbraith. Molly is the cofounder of Girls Gone Strong, the world’s largest platform providing evidence-based, interdisciplinary health, fitness, nutrition, and pregnancy education for women and the health and fitness professionals who work with them-including industry-leading certification programs …
 
No matter your job, you are probably in "the middle". Meaning, you have to manage both up and down. That can be a tricky balance to strike, especially when it feels like your own career and success is tied to the success of your manager or team. Today's guest is Scott Mautz. He has led multi-billion dollar divisions of companies and experienced lea…
 
Episode Summary Yep! We're having another baby. Tessa and I have been parents for 3 years now, and with another one on the way it feels like a great time to discuss where we’ve come in the parenting world. In this week’s episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I sit down with my wife Tessa to discuss the transitions we’ve made to become parents and how…
 
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources consultant and executive officer for a publicly traded company. She is the author of The Productive O…
 
I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Betcha’ thought I’d run out of novels set in Libraries and bookstores! Well, here is a story of love and depression. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig is just what the book reviewer ordered. Matt is the author of the internationally bestselling memoirs…
 
Ollie Lovell · ERRR #055. Rachel Macfarlane on knowledge, learning power, and character The ERRR podcast can also be listened… The post ERRR #055. Rachel Macfarlane on knowledge, learning power, and character appeared first on Ollie Lovell.By Ollie Lovell: Secondary school teacher and lover of learning. Passionate about all things eduction. @ollie_lovell
 
Michael Pollan — This Is Your Mind on Plants | Brought to you by Headspace easy-to-use app with guided meditations, Eight Sleep’s Pod Pro Cover sleeping solution for dynamic cooling and heating, and Wealthfront automated investing. More on all three below. Michael Pollan (@michaelpollan) is the author of eight books, including How to Change Your Mi…
 
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