Israel Peck is an entrepreneur, speaker, and consultant. About 7 years ago, his life took a big turn during a night out in San Francisco, when he had his first encounter with an AI company. It captivated him and he was hooked. Now Israel runs a tech startup called Cratic, focused on AI and team culture. He has found an exciting link between AI and therapeutic techniques to help people and teams talk and communicate better. This improves businesses and lives through cool uses of machine learning. Israel talks about a hopeful future — and a World where we all have machine learning tools helping us think and work and live our best lives.
In this episode we need to F***ing talk to Claire Chandler. Claire is a corporate and cancer survivor turned entrepreneur. She helps senior leadership teams work together more effectively in less time with less cultural resistance all so that they can accelerate their business growth.
In this episode I need to F***ing talk to Kerry-Ann Powell. Kerry-Ann Powell has varied experience of over 20 years as a Washington, DC attorney, lobbyist, and fundraiser. After raising $120 million to build the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial she launched her strategic business and consulting firm, Trafalgar Strategies.
The author Margaret Atwood use to roll her eyes when doctors told they wanted to be an author when they retired - as if it was that easy. Well, here comes Gary Simonds, an actual brain surgeon-turned-author. Gary has cared for tens of thousands of critically ill patients AND he has written three non-fiction books on burnout and wellness and writes blog posts for Psychology Today Online. In the realm of fiction, he has recently published a medical/psychological thriller with a paranormal twist entitled, Death's Pale Flag.
"Am I F***ing Black or am I F***ing White?" asks Michael Fosberg. “F***ing Hell,” said Russell upon first hearing the story of Michael Fosberg from his own lips. A Chicago native, Michael has spoken at nearly a thousand high schools, colleges, government agencies, corporations, law firms and not-for-profits since 2005. He uses his award winning autobiographical story - the journey to find his biological father and the discovery of his Black heritage - told in the form of a one-man play, as an entry point for meaningful dialogues on race and identity.
In this episode, we need to F***ing talk to my co-author and cohost Russell Stratton about some of the work that he’s been doing at the Calgary Remand Centre with individuals who have been incarcerated.
Dr. Taryn is the Founder and Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) of Resilience Leadership Institute. Her TEDx talk, How Resilience Breaks Us Out of Our Vulnerability Cage, went viral with more than 1.3 million views within a months. Her bestselling book, The 5 Practices of Highly Resilient People: Why Some Flourish When Others Fold, is endorsed by Arianna Huffington, Daniel Pink, Marshal Goldsmith and many others.
Donna is Director of Client Operations at (un)Common Logic. (un)Common Logic’s digital marketing experts are relentless in their pursuit of optimization, meticulous in their approach, and authentic in their customer service.
72 – Navigating f***ing bias and backlash in an ever polarized workplace – a conversation with Isis Fabian
In this episode, co-hosts Russell and Ken sit down with Isis Fabian, a renowned Call Out Coach, to discuss the challenges of bias, backlash, and sociocultural change in today's ever-shifting cultural landscape. Isis brings her expertise in navigating high-sensitivity topics and failures of communication across identity groups, providing leaders and teams with the tools to address these issues effectively. Isis shares her background and journey in becoming an expert in bias and failures of communication across identity groups. Isis explains the concept of Call Out Coaching and how it helps individuals and groups navigate bias, backlash, and sociocultural change
In this episode, we need to f***ing talk to Marcy Fortnow. Marcy is the owner of Engaging Play, a team building and training company that delivers workshops and programs through traditional training, active facilitation and of course, engaging play. She develops and delivers experiential learning programs for corporate groups, organizations and boards to raise their leadership level, improve teamwork, enable better communication and problem-solving, and increase productivity.