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Design a life that really matters. I’m your host, Greg McKeown, author of New York Times bestsellers "Effortless" and "Essentialism" and I’m on mission to help you advocate and negotiate your way to remarkable results without burning out. Come with me on this journey every Tuesday and Thursday as we examine the most essential areas of our lives. Learn more about my books and courses at https://GregMcKeown.com.
 
Explore the meaning of science fiction, and how it's relevant to real-life science and society. Your hosts are Annalee Newitz, a science journalist who writes science fiction, and Charlie Jane Anders, a science fiction writer who is obsessed with science. Every two weeks, we take deep dives into science fiction books, movies, television, and comics that will expand your mind -- and maybe change your life
 
An all-new investigative podcast hosted by world-renowned literary critic and publishing insider Bethanne Patrick. Across its eight-episode debut season, Missing Pages uncovers the power struggles, mistaken identities, and unfathomably bad behavior within the secretive world of book publishing. Each episode brings in authors, experts, publishing insiders, and a circus of NYC media elites to tell the real story; unfit for print. Produced by The Podglomerate.
 
Dr. Emily Morse shares her expertise on sex, relationships and everything in between! Submit your questions to Emily by emailing feedback@sexwithemily.com. For more sexy fun, including blogs, photos, videos or to stream this show, visit sexwithemily.com. Pre-order her new book today: SMART SEX: How to Boost Your Sex IQ and Own Your Pleasure. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Great technical leadership requires more than just great coding skills. It requires a variety of other skills that are not well-defined, and they are not something that we can fully learn in any school or book. Hear from experienced technical leaders sharing their journey and philosophy for building great technical teams and achieving technical excellence. Find out what makes them great and how to apply those lessons to your work and team.
 
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Brionna Jimerson

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Bri Books is the podcast that encourages, entertains and enlightens by engaging with the ideas on and off the pages. We serve a community of ambitious, curious people hungry for conversations and books that transform, challenge and inspire us. What are you reading? Shout it out using #bribooks
 
For more than a decade, Erik Fisher has sat down with productivity experts, authors, and creatives as they share their insights on how to implement productivity strategies in both your professional and personal life. Our goal is to help you gain perspective, practical knowledge, and productivity insights for living a whole life that goes Beyond The To Do List.
 
What if kids’ books were recognized as POWERFUL catalysts for empowering and inspiring change? Join kids’ book coach, Dori Durbin for "The Power of Kids Books" every Tuesday as she interviews business, speaking, coaching and professional experts who have “kid-sized” their adult content into engaging and life-changing kids’ books! If you’re an expert or a parent looking for inspiration or a new way to share an amazing book to share, listen to "The Power of Kids' Books" to change the way you S ...
 
The first two seasons of the 97 UX Things podcast has interviews with authors of the book 97 Things Every UX Practitioner Should Know, who discuss their chapters, career trajectories, and give advice for anyone working in user experience. In season three, book authors, the podcast host, and guests from outside the book provide practical UX tips for listeners. The 97 UX Things podcast is hosted by Dan Berlin, editor of the book 97 Things Every UX Practitioner Should Know, and founder of Watch ...
 
You write your first draft of your novel. Then what? How do you go from a messy rough draft to an amazing published book? Learn how to edit your novel in Your Next Draft. Developmental editor and copyeditor Alice Sudlow will teach you how to turn your first draft into a final draft and get your book publication-ready. Tune in each week for tips, strategies, and step-by-step guides for the novel editing process. And soon, you’ll publish an amazing book!
 
The Something Bookish Podcast is a quirky and candid podcast hosted by the crazy book lady, Amyn AKA Lipglossmaffia. Every other week, while tipsy, she hosts unfiltered conversations with herself or a guest to talk about all things related to books and reading. No gimmicks or pseudointellectual chatter. Just a mega dose of bookish goodness. Find her on Twitter or Instagram @Lipglossmaffia or https://somethingbookish.com.ng
 
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Stephen Lacey & Andrew Leyland

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Stephen Lacey and Andrew Leyland are your guide to Marvel's First Family, The Fantastic Four. Starting at the very beginning of the Marvel Age of Comics, they cover every issue of The Fantastic Four, every spinoff title (Strange Tales, Marvel Two-In-One, FF, and more), every guest appearance and every cameo, all in order of publication.
 
The Author's Leverage is the go-to resource for authors wanting to make bigger impact and income with their book. Whether you're an author who's new to the scene, or you've written several bestsellers, we all want the same thing. To authentically express ourselves, and get into as many readers hands as possible. We dive into the minds of successful authors and experts in the industry to glean actionable tips that can be immediately implemented into your book writing, launch, and marketing st ...
 
Inspiration and practical advice from a spiritual perspective for entrepreneurs and small business owners to help you live fully, love deeply, and engage authentically. Hosted by Gloria Grace Rand, The Insightful Copywriter & Intuitive Business Coach, the podcast will show you how to create more Impact, Influence and Income in your life and business. For more inspiration, grab Gloria’s book, “Live. Love. Engage. – How to Stop Doubting Yourself and Start Being Yourself” at https://gloriarand. ...
 
Hello, I am Emilie Bellet, founder of Vestpod, a digital platform and thriving community that financially empowers women. I’m also the author of the Amazon bestselling book You’re Not Broke, You’re Pre-Rich. Each week, I’ll be having an honest money conversation with a range of amazing guests from all walks of life - employees, freelancers, entrepreneurs and financial experts. We want you to get talking about money and be inspired by your financial capabilities. Whether you’re a finance newb ...
 
My name is Jerrica/PaperJay and I retell bible stories in a comical way. The goal is to make you laugh while teaching you about God and to make learning the bible less intimidating. We laugh but we learn too! The retellings are not meant to offend. I'm just putting a modern and humorous twist on an age-old book. All corresponding videos are currently streaming on YouTube too! (This includes videos made prior to creation of the podcast!)
 
Founded in 1961 by strategist Herman Kahn, Hudson Institute challenges conventional thinking and helps manage strategic transitions to the future through interdisciplinary studies in defense, international relations, economics, health care, technology, culture, and law. Hudson seeks to guide public policy makers and global leaders in government and business through a vigorous program of publications, conferences, policy briefings, and recommendations.
 
Jazzed About Work features lively, informal conversations about everything it takes to create a resilient and rewarding career. In each episode, host Beverly Jones interviews experts who can share their knowledge and workplace stories. Jones is an executive coach whose new book, “Find Your Happy at Work,” is a guide to moving past boredom and frustration and finding ways to flourish in your career. Bev and her guests discuss leadership, career development and the link between well-being and ...
 
Motivate Me Book Club is here to motivate us to achieve our goals. Let’s challenge these books about inspiration, business, self-improvement, and entrepreneurship. We read one per month and then we chat about how they can or cannot work for us. Let’s continue achieving our goals better and faster together, one book at a time. Motivate Me Book Club is here to Motivate you. #motivatemebookclub
 
For history lovers who listen to podcasts, History Unplugged is the most comprehensive show of its kind. It's the only show that dedicates episodes to both interviewing experts and answering questions from its audience. First, it features a call-in show where you can ask our resident historian (Scott Rank, PhD) absolutely anything (What was it like to be a Turkish sultan with four wives and twelve concubines? If you were sent back in time, how would you kill Hitler?). Second, it features lon ...
 
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If you haven't read any short stories in a while, it's a great time to get back into them. A ton of truly excellent books of short speculative fiction came out recently, and wondrous new tales are appearing in magazines all the time. We talk about some of our favorite new books of short stories — and we offer some tips for writing some short fictio…
 
In this episode, Nenye and Amyn chat about elements of book reviews on Instagram, the beauty of books about motherhood and mother/daughter relationships, the negative side of approaching books with the mindset of debunking its hype, and books she NEEDS more people to read. Enjoy! Drink Of The Pod | Sprite & Rum In Case You Missed It Join the ⁠Somet…
 
In 19th century America, no science was more important than botany. Understanding plants meant more productive plantations, more wealth extracted from cash crops, and more money flowing into the United States. The science of botany became weaponized, fueling ideas of Manifest Destiny and other programs of political expansion was used for political …
 
Rainbow community groups are taking the Immigration Minister to court over the decision not to block a controversial anti-transgender activist coming to New Zealand. Immigration New Zealand decided not to revoke a visa application by Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull - known as Posie Parker - who is due to speak in Auckland on Saturday. Gender Minorities Ao…
 
Waiheke's being expected to make deeper spending cuts than the rest of Auckland to meet the city's so-called budget shortfall of close to $300 million, according to its local board chair. The 21 local boards have to trim $16 million in total. Waiheke's share of that is just over $400,000, out 50 percent of the board's descretionary spend. Local boa…
 
Time to get in behind a record breaker at a Central Otago dog trial. The Tarras Collie Dog Club is celebrating its centennial trials, which kicked off in Lindis Valley today. At 83, life member Pete 'PL' Anderson is the oldest competing club member - and PL's got a couple of senior dogs to boot. Lisa Owen caught up with him after his first run of t…
 
Business owners in South Auckland say they have lost everything after a major fire ripped through a commercial complex last night. Multiple fire crews worked overnight in the suburb of Takanini where roads and a motorway off-ramp were forced to close, and several buildings were evacuated. A nearby gas station had to stop their pumps due to high ris…
 
Child poverty rates have stalled, with a hundred-thousand children still living in poverty. Earlier today, Statistics NZ released its data for the year ending June 2022, and the numbers showed no change in the previous year. Experts say it's not surprising, since the government has been tinkering at the edges of policies rather than creating real c…
 
Auckland Council's pulled pin on its membership of Local Government New Zealand, to the horror of some councillors. Mayor Wayne Brown had the casting vote after councillors were evenly split on the issue. It will free up $400,000 from the council's balance sheet. But the council wants to find $295 million of savings, and there's a fierce fight on t…
 
A Canterbury man has been prepped for surgery five times only to have his operation cancelled at the last minute each time, due apparently to a shortgage of anaesthetic technicians. Self-employed Hanmer man Robin Cook broke his leg after falling off a ladder more than a week ago. Since then he's been in Christchurch Hospital, in an overflow bed, wa…
 
Disgraced runner Zane Robertson has spoken out after being caught doping. The New Zealand Olympian's cheating was made public yesterday and he faces an eight-year ban from all sport. Robertson, who is based in Kenya, says he cheated to level the playing field. RNZ sport reporter Felicity Reid talks to Lisa Owen.…
 
Demand for cars is sky rocketing with cyclone Gabrielle and Auckland's flooding ruining thousands of vehicles. But the industry says that's on top of an existing shortage after manufacturers cut production during covid and importing used-cars is no longer economical. Reporter Louise Ternouth and camera operator Marika Khabazi have the story.…
 
National's unveiled its blue book of brilliance, outlining a plan to make New Zealand a top performer in education. Reading, writing and maths would all have to be taught for an hour each day in primary and intermediate schools, under a National government. National would also require regular "standardised, robust assessment" in the three core subj…
 
Today we discuss ways to overcome the polarization that’s everywhere in our society, and sometimes is a destructive, wasteful element in the workplace. Our guest, David Livermore, is an expert on how people from different cultures can bridge the gap and find ways to talk and work together. He shares insights from his interesting and instructive boo…
 
💸How do you split your finances when your partner earns much more than you? How can we spot financial infidelity, and what is financial abuse? How can we start talking about money with a partner? How to handle a divorce? These are some of the questions we received from you over the past few months. A recent survey of 600 therapists shows a third re…
 
There's been no improvement to child poverty rates, despite it being a keystone of the Labour government's manifesto. The latest Stats NZ data shows 12 percent of children lived in households earning less than half the median income, and more than 10 percent are in material hardship. Compared to the baseline year of 2018, there have been significan…
 
The National Party has unveiled its new teaching curriculum; which would require children to do an hour of reading, an hour of writing and an hour of maths per day. The requirement will cover primary and intermediate schools and will be accompanied by standardised testing of those subjects at least twice a year, beginning in Year 3. The opposition …
 
The Government's efforts to reduce poverty have stalled, with more than 100,000 children still living in extreme hardship. Data out today from Stats NZ shows no change between 2021 and 2022. These figures include the tail end of the pandemic and the beginning of a cost of living crisis. But the government is still claiming it as a win, that the num…
 
Film and TV correspondent James Croot joins Kathryn to look at local movie Red, White and Brass (cinemas), about a Tongan church group that formed a marching band to get into a World Cup rugby match. He'll also look at a new film starring Keira Knightly, Boston Strangler (Disney+)and Lucky Hank (TVNZ) about an under-fire English professor at a US c…
 
Auckland based sex therapist and porn researcher Jo Robertson has advice about what to say to children, at what age and how often. She is the Research and Training Lead for The Light Project, a charitable trust researching media influences on youth sexual culture and how to have positive conversations about it.…
 
Technology correspondent Bill Bennett joins Kathryn to talk about the difficulties people face in recovering their social media accounts - particularly Facebook - if they've been subject to a hack or a hijack. Two dozen Facebook employees and contractors have been sacked for their role in this - does the business have any hope of improving when ano…
 
Kathryn is joined by UK correspondent Matt Dathan to talk about former PM Boris Johnson explaining his position on Partygate at a heated select committee hearing overnight, telling MPs that 'unsocially distanced farewell gatherings' were allowed at work during the height of Covid. Matt has travelled this week with Home Secretary Suella Braverman as…
 
Submissions are rolling in against a proposal to cut funding to Auckland's Citizens Advice Bureau. Auckland Council is currently consulting on a plan to cut the organisation's $2 million in annual funding, as part of a wider effort to curb education and community spending. Advocates for the mostly voluntary-run service say the loss of funding would…
 
The Shipping Federation says a new coastal shipping route between Napier and Gisborne should be the first of many more. The Government's announced a $3m dollar subsidy last week to allow the Rangitata to cover the route for the next three months. It is estimated to take up to 200 trucks off the road each week - a trip which used to be three hours b…
 
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