13.0 Why It Works: Chris Jean-Charles on Blind Leaps

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Do you ever find yourself wishing you could be a bit bolder? Have you ever crept right up to the edge of a big change, stared into the abyss and promptly leapt backwards? Do your ever wonder why you take some risks, but avoid others like the plague?

In today's episode of "Why It Works," Chris Jean-Charles, former Marine and now entrepreneur, reveals some of the hidden mechanisms behind why Blind Leaps work. We explore the risks worth taking, the role of ruin in success, and a tried and true military technique to overcome fear.

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Chris Jean-Charles

Chris Jean-Charles is no stranger to the concept of reinventing one’s self to achieve happiness. After over a decade as a US Marine, Chris spent some time working for one of the world’s top management consulting firms before pursuing his entrepreneurial dreams. An expert in risk management and capital preservation, Chris is in the process of launching his own Proprietary Trading Firm.

Having taken a circuitous route in following his dreams, Chris discovered that much like buying and selling the capital markets, chasing one's passion often involves taking calculated risks. This means understanding your unique edge and stacking the odds in your favor.

Chris is a firm believer in “giving back” and provides mentoring to transitioning veterans and inner city youth. When he’s not working, Chris finds joy in traveling the world with his family.

Contact Chris: www.linkedin.com/in/chrisjean-charles

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CLIPS

MiB The Best of The Best.... With Honours! Scene

Rush (Ending Scene Part 1) "You kill the sport"

Jerry Maguire - Who's Coming With Me? (1996) HD

Eat Pray Love (2010) - Ruin is a Gift Scene

Regular People Get Tricked Into Olympic High Diving

MUSIC

Opening features the song "Morning" by Cambo Smith, available under a Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Recommendation segment features the song "Delta" by Moonove, under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 International License

Closing features the song "Siesta" by Jahzzar under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.


12.0 Why It Works: Michael Kennedy on Learning

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Have you ever inadvertently groaned at the announcement of another mandatory training? Have you ever left a training dissatisfied and feeling you didn't learn any usable skills? Do you long for the type of instructor that engages the class and captures your imagination?

In today's episode of "Why It Works," Michael Kennedy, Learning & Development Leader for the NBA, reveals some of the hidden mechanisms behind why Learning works. We explore the role of emotion in learning, why experts may have a more difficult time learning new things, and the secret the Pink Panther can teach us about effective learning.

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Mike Kennedy

NBA Properties Inc. (the National Basketball Association)

Learning & Development Leader, Associate Vice President

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Mike Kennedy leads the Learning and Development team’s design and delivery of innovative, enduring learning solutions for the NBA’s 1,500 employees worldwide, and provides L&D advisory services for all related team entities (NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, and 2K). Kennedy was hired as the NBA’s Director of L&D in 2012, and in 2015 launched the NBA’s Leadership Development function, which has since established a new standard of practice within the sports industry and distinguished the league office as a premier developer of top talent. In his time with the NBA, Kennedy has overseen a dramatic expansion of the league’s professional development catalog, implemented its learning management system, and founded the NBA Business Academy to support the growth of the league’s high-potential population. His team was awarded Gold in Brandon Hall’s 2016 Excellence Awards for Best Advance in Leadership Development. Kennedy developed his expertise as a learning strategist, facilitator, and organizational analyst in previous roles with KPMG LLP and Tiffany & Co. Kennedy refers to himself as a recovering psychotherapist, having received his BA from Brown and his MA in Counseling Psychology from Assumption College. He resides in New Jersey with his wife, children, and dogs.

Mike's Books and Blog of interest

How We Learn – Benedict Carey

Make It Stick – Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel

https://www.worklearning.com/wills-blog/

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A great book to go with this episode is How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens, by Benedict Carey. It's a favorite of mine and a favorite of Mike's!

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CLIPS

Dodgeball - If you can dodge a wrench...

Karate Kid

Whiplash

Wolf of Wallstreet

Dead Poets Society

MUSIC

Opening features the song "Morning" by Cambo Smith, available under a Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Recommendation segment features the song "Delta" by Moonove, under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 International License

Closing features the song "Siesta" by Jahzzar under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.


11.0 Why It Works: Larry Boyer on Personal Branding

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Do you ever feel that you don't have a unique personal brand? Have you ever felt a disconnect between what people thought and who you are inside? Ever wonder if there is more to a person's signature look than meets the eye?

In today's episode of "Why It Works," Larry Boyer, founder of Success Rockets and a leading authority on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, reveals some of the hidden mechanisms behind personal branding.

We explore the how advances in technology make branding more important than ever, the power of knowing and leveraging your authentic brand, and how better branding contributes to a bigger payday.

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Larry Boyer

Larry Boyer has spent a lifetime developing the knowledge, skills and himself to talk with us about why personal branding is the key to succeeding during the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Physicist, economist, technologist, strategist, leader and coach, all wrapped into one, to help us understand the breadth and depth of the coming technological and economic disruption.

He founded Success Rockets LLC in the wake of the Great Recession after seeing how many people’s lives were completely changed, many literally overnight, as company after company failed. His mission is to help people better understand the business climate their financial well-being depends on and develop strategies to help them prepare and navigate the disruptions. He also advises businesses on navigating the changes through business strategy and leadership development.

Larry is the author of The Robot In the Next Cubicle: What You Need to Know to Adapt and Succeed In the Automation Age. He is a Certified Business Economist™, an ICF certified coach and Reach Personal Branding Strategist. He is on the Advisory Boards of the Rutgers Big Data program and TECH Pakistan and is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council and co-leader of the ICF’s Coaching Science Community of Practice.

Contact Larry

Email: Larry.Boyer@SuccessRockets.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/larryboyer/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LarryBoyer

 

Find out more about Larry's work

Success Rockets: http://www.SuccessRockets.com

Facebook Group: http://futureproofingyou.com

Check out Larry's book!

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A great book to go with this episode is New York Times Bestseller, Contagious: Why Things Catch On, by Jonah Berger.

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CLIPS

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

The Matrix

Office Space - Flair

Wall Street - Greed is Good

Connor McGregor and Nate Diaz interview

Oprah Winfrey gives away cars (12:32 mark)

MUSIC

Opening features the song "Morning" by Cambo Smith, available under a Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Recommendation segment features the song "Delta" by Moonove, under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 International License

Closing features the song "Siesta" by Jahzzar under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.


Stay tuned...Season 2 is coming soon!

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Thanks to everyone who has been listening and supporting us on Patreon. We are almost at 50% of our initial goal so we can purchase some better audio equipment.

I'll be taking a short break over the summer for vacation and to properly prepare to launch Season 2. In the meantime, I'll continue to work hard on finding guests, making plans and with your help, having a second season that is as successful and rewarding as the first!


10.0 Why It Works: Jeff Ikler on Change

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Have you ever felt totally stuck? Do your ever feel like your relationships, career or life goals seem to be spinning in place? Do you wonder why some changes stick, while others are doomed to failure?

In today's special musical episode of "Why It Works," Jeff Ikler, Director of Quetico Career and Leadership Coaching, reveals some of the hidden mechanisms behind why Change works. We explore why a canoe is better than a rowboat, identify the mortal enemy of your Inner Critic, and reveal Jeff's surprisingly simple approach to helping his clients get unstuck.

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Jeff Ikler

Jeff Ikler is the Director of Quetico Career and Leadership Coaching. There he helps individuals make desired career and life shifts and leaders develop sustained changes in their leadership practices and in the organizations they lead. His approach blends data-driven coaching, and consulting informed by working for more than 35 years in the corporate world.

Jeff cohosts the podcast "Getting Unstuck," which helps individuals and organizations to think differently about change – not as something to fear; not as something they constantly have to react to, but as something they can initiate for their own productive purposes.

In addition to their podcast, Jeff and his cohost are in the process of writing a book about change, Shifting: A Practical Guide for Leaders and Teams on How to Create a Culture of Productive Change.

Jeff lives in New York City via long stints in Boston and Chicago. He loves the vibrancy of the city, but encourages all drivers to go through a 12-step program to reduce their need to lay on their horns. When he's not coaching, podcasting or writing, you can find him cooking or on a stream waving a fly rod at trout.

Connect with Jeff on LinkedIn

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A great book to go with this episode is

Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock Potential in Yourself and Your Organization, by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey.

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CLIPS

The Boss - One Step Up

Young Rascals - How Can I Be Sure

Almost Real from the Broadway version of the Bridges of Madison County

Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop

Sarah McLachlan - Fallen

MUSIC

Opening features the song "Morning" by Cambo Smith, available under a Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Recommendation segment features the song "Delta" by Moonove, under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 International License

Closing features the song "Siesta" by Jahzzar under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.


9.0 Why It Works: Tiffany Ann Beverlin on Heartbreak

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Have you ever felt totally betrayed? Do you know anyone who holds onto their anger so long it becomes toxic? Did you know that there is a strong correlation between job loss and divorce? Ever wonder why people say fake it till you make it?

In today's episode of "Why It Works," Tiffany Ann Beverlin, CEO of DreamsRecycled.com and certified Life & Divorce coach, reveals some of the hidden mechanisms behind heartbreak and recovery. We explore the role self-preservation plays in concealing relationship blemishes, why divorce is almost never really a total surprise, and the key behavior of people who are more resilient after experiencing a heartbreaking event like a death, divorce or job loss.

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Tiffany Ann Beverlin

During her fifteenth year of marriage—and after a decade out of the work force—Tiffany was forced to recycle her life. She was repeatedly told she was unemployable since she was out of the workforce so long. After a fortuitous dream about problems selling her own engagement ring, she created a company for that purpose.

DreamsRecycled.com rose up as the marketplace that specializes in selling goods from one’s divorce. DreamsRecycled.com quickly became a gathering place for the divorce community. Today, the site consists of blogs, secondary divorce services directory and “community zones” to assist the divorce community.

Tiffany has appeared on AOL News, FOX News, CBS News and dozens of national publications and radio shows, bestowing hard-hitting advice on divorce. She is also the Author of My Dreams Recycled, and a certified Life & Divorce Coach.

Dreams get broken, but this allows us to create new, even bigger ones that ultimately, like mine, will come true!
~Tiffany Ann Beverlin

 

Website: www.dreamsrecycled.com

Connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanybeverlin/

Read Tiffany's book: My Dreams Recycled

 

 

 

 

 

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A great book to go with this episode is Never Get Angry Again: The Foolproof Way to Stay Calm and in Control in Any Conversation or Situation, by David J. Lieberman.

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CLIPS

Talladega Nights - Shake and Bake Is Dead

 

Laid-off Workers' Hard Reality

 

8 Mile - Choke! Choke!

 

The Notebook - Breaking up

 

The best scene of Forrest Gump

MUSIC

Opening features the song "Morning" by Cambo Smith, available under a Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Recommendation segment features the song "Delta" by Moonove, under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 International License

Closing features the song "Siesta" by Jahzzar under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.


8.0 Why It Works: Leckey Harrison on PTSD and Trauma Healing

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Do you know why being a member of Fight Club and getting called into your boss' office are not that different? Do you know why social isolation can seem like the right choice to those suffering from PTSD? Have you ever wondered why a simple request like "pass the butter" can result in an unpredictably explosive reaction from your spouse or partner?

In today's episode of "Why It Works," Leckey Harrison, Resilience Trainer and former firefighter reveals some of the hidden mechanisms behind PTSD and Trauma Healing. Join us as we explore how to stop anxiety by starving fear, the role of the body in dealing with stress, and the straw that broke the camel's back and started Leckey's own journey to address his PTSD and eventually, begin to help others.

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MEET OUR GUEST:

Lecky Harrison

Leckey Harrison is a Resilience Builder Toolbox trainer, lives in an intentional community, and studies as well as teaches Krav Maga, a self-defense method that emerged from the Israeli Defense Forces and practiced by their secret service organizations. He lives on an island in the Pacific Northwest, and has healed from developmental trauma and PTSD. He is a retired firefighter/EMT, and a half time production for a local hydroponic lettuce producer.

His personal motto he developed in the 80s is "To learn, to do, to teach," and typifies how to integrates things he loves. He's defined his passions, and found a way to live life to pursue them, and loves helping others do the same.

If you're in a room and it's crowded and it's starting to get to you, get out of the room because that's honoring yourself and when it comes to living your life, if you don't do that, you're not going to live your life - someone else is.
~Leckey Harrison

Connect with Leckey on LinkedIn

  • Leckey Harrison - Firefighter/EMT (Ret)
  • Co-Founder, Raise Your Resilience, LLC
  • Certified TRE Provider
  • P.O. Box 1392, Langley, WA 98260
  • RaiseYourResilience.com
  • 360.672.2710

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A great book to go with this episode is Defiant: A Broken Body Is Not a Broken Person, by Janine Shepherd

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CLIPS

SEAL Team - PTSD

Urban PTSD

Firefighter Trauma

Lion video

MUSIC:

Opening features the song "Morning" by Cambo Smith, available under a Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Recommendation segment features the song "Delta" by Moonove, under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 International License

Closing features the song "Siesta" by Jahzzar under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.


7.0 Why It Works: Scott Taylor on Data Management

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Have you ever wondered what goes on inside data companies? What do the 50 states have to do with data management? Do you know how Netflix uses Master Data to help you binge watch better?

In today's episode of "Why It Works," Scott Taylor, "The Data Whisperer" reveals some of the hidden mechanisms behind Data Management. Join us for a jargon-free session exploring how Data Management relates to Siri and Alexa, why advertisers worship the Minority Report, and what the Marx Brothers can teach us about how CEOs and CIOs talk to each other about data.

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Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor “The Data Whisperer” has over two decades of experience as a strategic go-to-market leader and consultant in the enterprise data management space.

As a firm believer in “letting your data do the work” he has spent his career helping large global enterprises solve their foundational master and reference data challenges as well as data content owners leverage their master data and taxonomies assets. He has worked with some of the world’s most iconic business data brands including Dun & Bradstreet, Nielsen, Kantar, NPD as well as start-ups such as Qoints and Spiceworks.

An avid business evangelist and original thinker, he continually shares his passion for the strategic value of data through public speaking opportunities, blogs, videos, whitepapers and podcasts. He lives in Bridgeport, CT where he often kayaks in Black Rock harbor. He can also juggle pins and blow a square bubble.

The simpler things become for users, the more complex it is behind the scenes.
~Scott Taylor

Connect with Scott
Via LinkedIn
Email: scottmztaylor@gmail.com

Scott's YouTube channel
Data Management Minutes with Scott Taylor - The Data Whisperer

Whitepaper
Setting your data in motion

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I personally recommend In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing, by Matthew E. May

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VIDEO CLIPS

The Boy Who Beeps

Altice One: New Era

Minority Report

Marx Bros Day at the Races

MUSIC:

Opening features the song "Morning" by Cambo Smith, available under a Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Recommendation segment features the song "Delta" by Moonove, under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 International License

Closing features the song "Siesta" by Jahzzar under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.


6.0 Why It Works: Julia Shamis on Successful Interviews

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Have you ever wondered what matters besides the job description? Do you ever find yourself extremely self-conscious about what to do with your hands? Would you like to know how to use behavioral interview questions to super-charge your conversation?

In today's episode of "Why It Works," Julia Shamis, who is a recruiting and career services professional, reveals some of the hidden mechanisms behind successful interviews. We explore why an interview is not an interrogation, how to foolproof your day of the interview commute, and the silliest, most tragic way to blow a job offer.

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MEET OUR GUEST:

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Julia Shamis

Julia Shamis is a recruiting and career services professional with experience on both sides of the job search and hiring process.  She has worked in corporate HR, recruiting candidates in diverse fields, including IT, engineering, finance, and auction.  

Most recently, she established the Career Services department at a private training center, and served for 8 years as Director of Career Services, delivering comprehensive job search resources and placement assistance to students.

Having partnered with hiring managers to achieve their recruiting goals, Julia has a keen understanding of what they look for and the factors that influence hiring decisions.  She now applies this unique perspective as a career consultant helping job seekers navigate the job search process.  Particularly passionate about motivating young adults to plan for their professional future, she is also a college and high school career speaker and interview coach.

"The interview is your sales pitch… and the world’s foremost expert on the product is you."

~Julia Shamis

Connect with Julia on LinkedIn

To schedule a free consultation with Julia, please call (201) 743-9202

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I personally recommend the New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead, by Laszlo Bock, SVP of People Operations at Google

We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It’s not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing.

To download your free audiobook today click, http://www.audibletrial.com/WhyItWorks

 

Note: Paper, Joe, I need pages and I'm willing to pay for them! No problem, buy the book.

The book Julia recommended:

 

VIDEO CLIPS

How You Really Sound In Job Interviews


Katie Couric on How to Conduct a Good Interview

The Pursuit of Happyness - Job Interview

How to Get Your Dream Job - Tip #10

MUSIC:

Opening features the song "Morning" by Cambo Smith, available under a Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Recommendation segment features the song "Delta" by Moonove, under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 International License

Closing features the song "Siesta" by Jahzzar under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.


5.0 Why It Works: Sarah Elkins on Storytelling

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Have you ever wondered why some storytellers mesmerize you and others give Ambien a run for its money? How come some stories you tell have people on the edge of their seat and others induce yawns? Did you know that there is a lot more than words that goes into telling a good story?

In today's episode of "Why It Works," Sarah Elkins, a leadership and storytelling coach, reveals some of the hidden mechanisms behind storytelling. Listen in to find out the connection between vulnerability and storytelling, how lessons from music can improve your storytelling and the one thing that drives Sarah crazy about bad storytellers.

Listen via iTunes, Stitcher or TuneIn

MEET OUR GUEST:

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Sarah Elkins

President

 

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Compelled to create space for people eager for personal and professional growth, Sarah launched the No Longer Virtual (NLV) events; limited participation, two day conferences with the theme "connecting beyond the keyboard." NLV was included twice in the list of "hidden gems" of "can't miss conferences for entrepreneurs" in Forbes online.

Sarah is a speaker, workshop facilitator and coach, musician and storyteller. She works with leadership and sales teams to improve communication by creating environments that encourage authentic connection and curiosity, using storytelling techniques to help people find personal stories to share, and ways to share them.

Her podcast, Your Stories Don’t Define You. How You Tell Them Will, can be found on iTunes, Spotify, and more. She’s an active blogger on LinkedIn and on her website.

Sarah lives in Montana, and enjoys hiking, fishing, and traveling. She loves to cook and host guests in her 1890 Victorian home, nourishing and nurturing all who visit.

That's where I think storytelling is so important...it connects us on such a personal and human level.
~Sarah Elkins

Connect with Sarah:

Website:

NLV Conferences:

No Longer Virtual, London, 2018 - http://elkinsconsulting.com/nlv-london/

No Longer Virtual, Atlanta, 2019 - http://elkinsconsulting.com/no-longer-virtual/

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I personally recommend Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, by Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of the 2006 memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, which topped the New York Times Best Seller and which was also made into a film by the same name in 2010 starring Julia Roberts. 

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Find out her theory on where inspiration comes from, why you should't wait for permission to create, and how to deal with the fear that seems to be a constant companion of creativity.

To download your free audiobook today click, http://www.audibletrial.com/WhyItWorks

Paper, Joe, I need pages and I'm willing to pay for them! No problem, buy the book here.

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES:

VIDEO CLIPS

City Slickers - The Secret of Life

 

Scrubs Owning Your Burdens Is Half the Battle

 

Princess Bride - As you wish

 

Inside Man opening scene

 

Brandi Carlile - The Story

 

Top 10 Wheel of Fortune Fails

MUSIC:

Opening features the song "Morning" by Cambo Smith, available under a Creative Commons
Attribution-NonCommercial License.

Recommendation segment features the song "Delta" by Moonove, under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 International License

Closing features the song "Siesta" by Jahzzar under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.