Best Academics podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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The Dare to Fly Higher Podcast provides you with inspiration, insights and tips for elevating your leadership, career, business or team through interviews with leaders, coaches, experts and academics.
 
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Level Up Human
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Academics and comedians redesign the human body with science, tech and ideas from nature. Combining gene splicing and trans-humanism, medical advancement, surgical enhancement, whimsy and wonder, Level Up Human takes a long hard look at the human race and tries to figure out how to make it better. A podcast by Simon Watt and Rachel Wheeley.
 
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Analysis
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Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad, presented by distinguished writers, journalists and academics
 
Current Affairs goes behind the headlines in Malaysia to what is moving the news and why, with top academics, politicians, businesspeople and activists in the know. These socio-economic issues run the gamut, including press freedom, affirmative action policies, Islamisation, corruption, election reform, and political unrests. Past guests of Current Affairs include Khairy Jamaluddin, Shad Saleem Faruqi, Farish Noor, Uma Sambanthan and PG Lim. Any enquiries should be directed to morningrun@bfm.my.
 
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Sound Bites
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Hosted by award-winning Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Melissa Joy Dobbins, the Guilt-Free RD® - "because food shouldn't make you feel bad!" Join Melissa’s conversations with experts including researchers, academics, authors, dietitians and more as they delve into the science, psychology and strategies behind good food and nutrition. Guests like Dr. David Katz, Ellie Krieger, SciBabe, and Gretchen Rubin address topics including healthy diets, dieting and weight management, diabetes, agri ...
 
If Then: is a show about technology, society, and power. Each week, Slate‘s April Glaser and Will Oremus take you on a lively tour of the tech news that actually matters, from fake news in your Facebook feed to the algorithms that want your job to the Uber drivers who want a job with benefits. With news-making interviews of key tech-industry figures, fascinating academics, and top tech journalists, they explore not only how the technology that’s shaping our world works, but the ideas, ideolo ...
 
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Tune in each week as the American Enterprise Institute's James Pethokoukis interviews economists, business leaders, academics and others on the most important and interesting issues of the day. You can find all episodes at AEI, Ricochet, and wherever podcasts are downloaded, and look for follow-up transcripts and blog posts at aei.org/publication/blog.
 
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Economic Rockstar
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Economic Rockstar is created for you, the economist, financial analyst, teacher or student. If you are looking to expand your knowledge in economics and finance, Frank Conway delivers the information you just don't want to miss. Economic Rockstar brings to you each week an economist, financial analyst or business leader who shares their experiences, research interests or ideas. Hear their views on different schools of economic thinking - Chicago, Austrian, Keynesian and Classical, behavioral ...
 
The Ballpark is the LSE US Centre's regular podcast on the politics and policy of the United States. Through features and interviews with academics from the LSE and elsewhere, The Ballpark looks more closely into what's going on behind the headlines.
 
RVCast is the podcast arm of Radio Voice of the Cross (RVC - http://www.cmfiradio.org), the radio ministry of Christian Missionary Fellowship International (CMFIe http://www.cmfionline.org).Christian Missionary Fellowship International (CMFI) is a spiritual movement of people committed to the winning of souls, the making of disciples and the planting of Churches in each locality and in each nation of the world.Our Vision is to bring the Gospel and doctrine of salvation in Jesus Christ to the ...
 
Subliminally Correct is a bi-weekly podcast where two experts in subconscious messaging examine the intersection of politics, persuasion, and all the ways politicians and newsmakers are using psychological tactics to influence you every single day. The show is hosted by Alex Dobranic, Political Consultant and Certified Consulting Hypnotist; and Taylor Sherman, Executive Coach and Certified Hypnosis Instructor – experts in politics and subliminally persuasive tactics. Guests range from politi ...
 
The Transit Lounge chronicles the journeys of people who’ve had a considerable impact on the Muslim world. In season 1, we hear from successful entrepreneurs, academics, scholars and politicians. Hosted by Mohamad Zaoud, each episode explores the highs and lows of our guests, and tackles the question of our time - what does it take to find balance when living a contemporary Muslim life.Mohamad Zaoud is a brand enthusiast and consults businesses and NGOs on brand & growth strategies. He’s cur ...
 
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Envoy Podcast
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The Envoy Podcast is a short 15-20 minute podcast to help you keep up with fast-moving global politics. Find us at www.envoyfpa.org or email us at envoyuwa@gmail.comIn each podcast Nathan Shaw will bring you a quick roundup of the previous week to catch you up in the world of international relations. In addition, we will have special segments such as interviews with academics and analysts or deeper dives on special topics to give you the inside story.
 
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Talking Design
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Talking Design is a fortnightly podcast review of design in all its facets - from architecture to industrial design, from fashion to automotive design. It features interviews with prominent designers and expert analysis from RMIT University academics. Talking Design is produced by experienced journalist Stephen Crafti and sponsored by RMIT.
 
Interviews with social work academics and professionals on the issues and policies of the day, and their relationship to social work practice.
 
In this podcast Sean Cottrell, CEO and founder of LawInSport, interviews leading sports lawyers, business executives, academics and athletes about the latest issues and legal developments in the world of sport. LawInSport is the world's leading sports law website, described as the "go to resource" for sports lawyers.
 
A young man from a poor, working-class background, passionate about education, who aspires to become a professor. His teacher, a respected role model who turns out to have feet of clay. An independent, free-spirited woman. Another who is scheming, selfish and flirtatious. Dominating their lives is the magnificent university town of Christminster. All these and a host of other colorful, memorable characters inhabit the pages of Thomas Hardy's monumental fourteenth novel published in 1895. Tho ...
 
As the birthplace of the mindfulness movement in the United States, Naropa University has a unique perspective when it comes to higher education in the West. Founded in 1974 by renowned Tibetan Buddhist scholar and lineage holder Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Naropa was intended to be a place where students could study Eastern and Western religions, writing, psychology, science, and the arts, while also receiving contemplative and meditation training. Forty-three years later, Naropa is a leader ...
 
Tune in to the Always Already Podcast for indulgent conversations about critical theory (in the broadest read of the term!). Our podcast consists of two episode streams. The first is a discussion of texts spanning critical theory, political theory, social theory, and philosophy. We work through and analyze main ideas, underlying assumptions, connections with other texts and theories, and occasionally delve into the great abyss of free association, ad hoc theory jokes, and makeshift puns. The ...
 
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The Rubin Report
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Care about free speech? Tired of political correctness? Like discussions about big ideas? Watch Dave Rubin on The Rubin Report. Real conversations, unfiltered rants, and one on one interviews with some of the most interesting names in news and entertainment. Comedians, authors, and influencers join Dave each week to break down the latest in politics and current events. Real people, real issues, real talk.New episodes every Friday!
 
Radiologists tackle some of medicine's most pressing issues.
 
Roger Dooley is the author of Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing, and has been studying the effects of psychology, behavior research, and neuroscience on persuasion and marketing in business, leadership and everyday life. In every episode, Roger shares brain-oriented tactics, along with the expertise of his guests, to increase persuasion with concrete, research-based neuromarketing advice. Guests include best-selling authors and thought leaders like ...
 
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Occupied
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A creative project exploring all things Occupation, Occupational Science, and Occupational Therapy
 
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Central Time
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"Central Time" takes a unique approach each hour to cover a mix of topics, finding the latest news, cultural trends, and exploring ideas -- big and small -- to find the best guests to discuss these thought-provoking topics.It can be heard weekdays on the Ideas Network from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
 
Education Today is a radio show hosted by Kitty Kelly Epstein, and airs on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the Month.
 
Lively conversations with professors, fellows, scholars, and friends of the University of Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture. The Center is committed to sharing the richness of the Catholic moral and intellectual tradition through teaching, research, and dialogue, at the highest level and across a range of disciplines. For more information visit http://ethicscenter.nd.edu
 
The Radical Self-Trust (RST) podcast channel is a collection of content dedicated to helping you seek self-knowledge, nurture your superpowers, playfully experiment, live your core values with intention, practice loving kindness toward yourself and others, and settle into your life’s purpose. Tune in for insights, examples, and advice on topics such as meaningful productivity, aligning values with actions, increasing self-knowledge and self-acceptance, boosting creativity, and much more.
 
Welcome to the Speak English with Tiffani podcast. A podcast especially created for Intermediate and Advanced English learners. In this podcast, you will learn the specific English tips and tricks that will make you a better English speaker! This podcast will take your English ability to the next level and help you to be more confident and more fluent when you Speak English. Are you ready? Well then, let’s jump right in!
 
www.telegraph.co.uk for the latest news from the UK and around the world.
 
The Angry Birds Drink P*ss in The Angry Birds Movie is a podcast about the scene in The Angry Birds Movie in which The Angry Birds drink p*ss. Josh asks 'why', 'how', and most importantly 'why' in a podcast that many are already calling 'yes, really a podcast'.
 
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Brain Coach Tips
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The Brain Coach, Jan Bedell, PhD. shares her brain coach tips on the NeuroDevelopmental Approach to Life on the Brain Coach Tips Podcast.
 
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Lindsay and Jennifer discuss getting to the root of what energizes you. Join Jennifer, Lindsay, and all your favorite guests in the AMB Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AMBcommunity/ About Jennifer: Jennifer Polk is an entrepreneur and career coach for PhDs. She is co-founder and director of Beyond the Professoriate, a missio ...…
 
This is a reflection on some episodes from 2018. The themes I have chosen looks at growing up in the Great Depression and what to expect in the future with AR and AI, as well as Institutions, Individualism, Cooperation and Reciprocity. Featured episodes are: 123 Vernon Smith on his early childhood years during the Great Depression and how they ...…
 
What are people's attitudes towards grey or white or silver hair? Do you dye it, pluck it, avoid it? Or do you embrace it? In this episode, Very Loose Women and friends discuss common myths and fears around grey hair, and share some positive recent research. The lead producer for this episode was Anna-Rose Kerr (@annarosekerr). Co-producers wer ...…
 
Joseph Pearce and Jared Staudt discuss history through the eyes of the great historian and convert to the Faith, Christopher Dawson.
 
Scott Sauls joins the show to discuss community, church hoping, politics, grace, truth, and his new book Irresistible Faith. To learn more about this month’s sponsor Harbor The Pepperdine Bible Lectures click here.
 
Dr. Aaron Davis, has one of the greatest titles of anyone I have ever interviewed in the last four years of doing this podcast. He is head of coffee research at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. And in that role, he co-authored of two new scientific papers which demonstrate that many species of what is known as "wild coffee" are threatened with e ...…
 
Guest: Vladimir Kozlov on punk rock, perestroika, his stories and films.
 
The government shutdown has stretched on longer than any previous shutdown and Donald Trump was eager to address the American people and frame the debate. In this episode we break down his oval office address, where he was given air time by the major TV networks, as well as the much shorter Democratic response by Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi. ...…
 
Amalia Dillin is an author of mythic fantasy and historical fiction set in the ancient and Viking worlds. Among other books, she’s written the Fate of the Gods trilogy, about Eve and Adam (and Thor and Athena and more!), and the Orc Saga, beginning with Honor among Orcs. She also writes, as Amalia Carosella, about Bronze Age Greece (Helen of Sp ...…
 
This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy chat with Christina Larson, a science and technology reporter for the Associated Press, about a major story that her team broke: the Chinese scientist Hè Jiànkuí 贺建奎 announcement that he had edited the genes of embryos conceived in vitro, and that twin girls had been born, making them — if his claims are t ...…
 
Noah Salomon, author of "For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic State" (Princeton University Press, 2016) and winner of AAR's 2017 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in the category of analytical-descriptive studies, talks to Kristian Petersen about his fieldwork in Sudan, the attempts at a unified Sudan prior to ...…
 
"The research community has to wake up - and speak up about their research so it doesn't get misinterpreted. Better that the scientist communicates about their own research than the many other unqualified people who will - if they don't." - Dr. Taylor Wallace Can you trust research that's funded by the food industry? Do consumers really want "t ...…
 
The Democratic Republic of Congo held elections on December 30th that would mark the country's first peaceful transfer of power since its independence in 1960. The long serving ruler, Joseph Kabilla had effectively delayed these elections for years, but finally promised to step down and cede power to the winner of these elections. Votes were ca ...…
 
China’s video game market is the world’s largest. Over 600 million people play video games in China, and collectively, they spend over $40 billion a year on games. This episode, featuring Abacus reporter Josh Ye and localization expert Frankie Huang, explores the market as well as gaming culture in China. Check out our newsletter exploring the ...…
 
China’s video game market is the world’s largest. Over 600 million people play video games in China, and collectively, they spend over $40 billion a year on games. This episode, featuring Abacus reporter Josh Ye and localization expert Frankie Huang, explores the market as well as gaming culture in China. Check out our newsletter exploring the ...…
 
China’s video game market is the world’s largest. Over 600 million people play video games in China, and collectively, they spend over $40 billion a year on games. This episode, featuring Abacus reporter Josh Ye and localization expert Frankie Huang, explores the market as well as gaming culture in China. Check out our newsletter exploring the ...…
 
On today’s show, hosts April Glaser and Will Oremus discuss news that PG&E, California’s main power provider, plans to file for bankruptcy due to the billions in liability it faces stemming from the deadly wildfires last year. Allegations have been made that PG&E’s power lines and equipment aided in the fires and the company did not adequately ...…
 
Guest: Kate Cuthbert and Jodi McAlister | Host: Kat Mayo | Audio producer: Rudi Bremer | Recorded: 19/08/2018 RWA At last year’s Romance Writers of Australia conference, Kate Cuthbert’s keynote speech, Consenting adults, was a game changer for the attendees. It spawned deep discussions about the choices authors make when writing romance stories ...…
 
Lindsay and Michelle discuss how your valuable skills from academia will serve you! Join Michelle, Lindsay, and all your favorite guests in the AMB Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AMBcommunity/ About Michelle: Michelle Mazur, Ph.D, founded Communication Rebel® on the belief that communication changes the world, so that’s wha ...…
 
This interview explores two critical topics, Embodied leadership and way showing along with ethics. Way showing and embodied leadership include practices for leaders to consider when they are navigating uncharted territory where the path forward is unclear. Ethics, as we have seen over the past years, are critical to build trust and inspire fol ...…
 
Happy New Year, everyone! We're so very excited to share our first episode of the New Year, feat. John Hannant-Minchel, a Masters student of Kinesiology at Queen's University. After meeting at a local breakfast hotspot in the beautiful city of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, John and Tommy found time to sit down again - over another coffee - to expl ...…
 
Bruce Reyes-Chow is back with a revamped and rebooted BRC & Friends podcast where he talks with activists, artists, academics, and community building — all who are making the world a better place! Check out the intro and stay-tuned for new episodes beginning February 2019.Click here to suggest guests: http://bit.ly/BRCandFriendsGuestSugs…
 
Caroline Eden on “Black Sea: Dispatches and Recipes – Through Darkness and Light” (Quadrille), a richly illustrated part-cookbook, part-travelogue describing places, people and recipes from the Black Sea coasts of Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria to Istanbul, Trabzon and Rize in Turkey. Become a Turkey Book Talk member to support the podcast and g ...…
 
From a US president who is turning the world upside down – with a relish for dismantling global agreements – the message is clear: it’s America first. But where does that leave old European allies? Few expect the transatlantic relationship to go back to where it was before Trump. Europe, says Angela Merkel, now has to shape its own destiny. Jam ...…
 
Despite the assurances of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed and his designated successor, Dato’ Sri Anwar Ibrahim that the leadership succession is on track, doubts continue to dog Pakatan Harapan’s future. Bridget Welsh shares some insight into the PH power struggle, and also comments on the upcoming Cameron Highlands by-elections.…
 
Joseph Pearce and Jared Staudt discuss the teaching of St. John Paul II and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on matters pertaining to faith and culture.
 
The United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015. They aim to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all people. The goals provide policy objectives for countries to aspire to meet over a number of years. In this final episode of our SDG podcast series, we talk about how the Sustainable Development Goals a ...…
 
The return of Brian Zahnd returns to atone for his transgressions, nationalism, Church, Luther, politics, the Proclaimers, and his new book Postcards from Babylon. To learn more about this month's sponsor Harbor The Pepperdine Bible Lectures click here.
 
Anxiety is very real and on the rise among our children. Dr. Lauren King from Southeast Psych works with children and young adults, helping them work through their anxiety while navigating life. She talks about the increase in this condition, what things contribute to anxiety, and what we can do to help students work through anxiety in the clas ...…
 
Most organizations have goals to be diverse, inclusive, and fair, but find that their good intentions do not lead to the wanted outcomes. This podcast features Judith Williams Head of People Sustainability and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at SAP. From her experiences leading D&I, Judith shares ideas for building a successful D&I strate ...…
 
A protest movement in Sudan is posing the biggest challenge to the genocidal regime of Omar al Bashir in decades. The protests began just before Christmas, ostensibly over an increase in the price of bread and they quickly spread. Predictably, the regime has responded with violence but nevertheless, these protests persist. On the line with me t ...…
 
Guest: Olena Nikolayenko on Youth Movements and Elections in Eastern Europe published by Cambridge University Press.
 
Sara Custer speaks with Hassan Al-Derham president of the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies Summit 2019 partner institution Qatar University about the upcoming event, the effect of the Gulf countries' blockade on the university, press freedom and the future of branch campuses. For more information about the summit visit: http://www.thew ...…
 
This week on the Sinica Podcast, Kaiser and Jeremy speak with Samm Sacks, Cybersecurity Policy and Chinese Digital Economy Fellow at New America, and Paul Triolo, Geotechnology Practice Head at the Eurasia Group. The two are among the best positioned to discuss the implications of the shocking arrest of Huawei CFO Mèng Wǎnzhōu 孟晚舟 in Vancouver ...…
 
Nicki, Leo, Florri, and Funmibi discuss personality tests, and ask if they really do work for them. Can they be helpful? Is it weird when employers use them? And are there better ways to gain insight into how we behave? The lead producer for this episode was Nicki Carter. Co-producers were Leonore Schick (@leo_sheek) and Florri Burton (@FlorriB ...…
 
Today we are joined by Dr Sumitha Nallu from the University of Chicago. Sumitha is the author of 'The Molecular Genetic Basis of Herbivory between Butterflies and their Host-Plants'. Join us to discover more about the genetic basis of herbivory between butterflies and plants. What is comparative transcriptomics analysis ? How was next generatio ...…
 
On today’s show, hosts April Glaser and Will Oremus discuss startling new revelations about some of the major phone carriers. The story broke this week in Motherboard titled “I Gave a Bounty Hunter $300. Then He Located Our Phone.” It details how T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T are selling access to customers location data to shady characters like l ...…
 
Mister Softee, the famed northeastern American ice cream brand, in Suzhou, China? Yes, that was a thing. Turner Sparks, rising from humble beginnings as just another English teacher making his way in the world, achieved fame and fortune thanks to a catchy jingle and some tasty mango-flavored soft serve. Yet his vision of China-wide ice cream do ...…
 
Mister Softee, the famed northeastern American ice cream brand, in Suzhou, China? Yes, that was a thing. Turner Sparks, rising from humble beginnings as just another English teacher making his way in the world, achieved fame and fortune thanks to a catchy jingle and some tasty mango-flavored soft serve. Yet his vision of China-wide ice cream do ...…
 
Mister Softee, the famed northeastern American ice cream brand, in Suzhou, China? Yes, that was a thing. Turner Sparks, rising from humble beginnings as just another English teacher making his way in the world, achieved fame and fortune thanks to a catchy jingle and some tasty mango-flavored soft serve. Yet his vision of China-wide ice cream do ...…
 
World Bank president Jim Yong Kim is stepping down at the end January. He made that announcement on January 7th, surprising most observers for the fact that he is resigning from his post with three years left in his second term. This coming vacancy presents a key inflection point for the World Bank, according to my guest today, Scott Morris. Sc ...…
 
The band (plus Cherry) stumble upon a secret hidden beneath the Acoustic Forest and must become something extraordinary to save the world from a lunar threat. Featured Music: Where Did I Go? by Corner Boys and Seventeen by Feral Trash. Dungeon Punks is recorded and produced by Kirk Hamilton for the Podcasts of Doom Network. ——— This episode is ...…
 
Get meal planning and prep advice straight from the experts - Toby Amidor and Jessica Levinson - as we discuss their new books, smart tips to get you started and answers to my recent dinnertime struggles. Meal planning and prep saves time on busy weeknights, gets a healthier meal on the table and helps reduce food waste. It’s never too late to ...…
 
Get meal planning and prep advice straight from the experts - Toby Amidor and Jessica Levinson - as we discuss their new books, smart tips to get you started and answers to my recent dinnertime struggles. Meal planning and prep saves time on busy weeknights, gets a healthier meal on the table and helps reduce food waste. It’s never too late to ...…
 
Republican insider Ron Christie discovers how Donald Trump's presidency is changing his party. Trump arrived in the White House offering a populist revolt in America, promising to drain what he calls "the swamp that is Washington D.C". So what does his own Republican Party - traditionally a bastion of the nation’s establishment - really make of ...…
 
In the final episode of our series, we’re looking back at the themes we’ve discussed so far, and forward into the likely development of AI. Professor Peter Millican will be joined by Professor Gil McVean, to further investigate how big data is transforming healthcare, by Dr Sandra Wachter, to discuss her recent work on the need for a legal fram ...…
 
Lindsay and Jamie discuss how 90% of her bad client experiences came from not being savvy enough to say to potential clients that they have other steps to do before she can work with them. Join Jamie, Lindsay, and all your favorite guests in the AMB Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AMBcommunity/ About Jamie: Jamie Russell is ...…
 
Situational analysis is one of the five key elements of Innovative Leadership. Being effective at situational analysis means you are able to evaluate four key elements of any organizational situation: 1. your personal values and thoughts 2. your behavior 3. the organizational culture 4. the organizational systems and processes As leaders we are ...…
 
Joseph Pearce and Dr. John Sehorn talk about the history of Saint Augustine and his works.
 
Margaret Feinberg joins the show to discuss Eucharist, snobby foodies, bread, and her new book Taste and See.
 
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