Combatting Technology Addiction: Taking Control Of Your Screen Time with Adam Alter

TTL 599 | Technology Addiction And Curiosity

Combatting Technology Addiction: Taking Control Of Your Screen Time with Adam Alter

Every day, we are flooded with tech products that are designed to be engaging. To stand out, creators need to make their products more compelling. While that’s a win for creativity and innovation, there’s actually a dark side to it. Adam Alter, New York Times best-selling author and marketing professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, investigates this dark side and shares his discovery on the impact of technology on our health, level of curiosity, and perception of reality. Catch his tips on how you can take control of your screen time before it becomes an addiction so you can spend your time with the things that truly make you happy.
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How to Build C-Suite Connections:  Five Steps to Creating a Show             

I meet many people who want to sell their speaking and consulting services to businesses.  The hard part, for many, is how to reach the decision-makers at the top.  Many try writing books, blogging, speaking for free, holding webinars, creating video content, and a variety of other things to provide value. It all works, to some extent, but I have found the most valuable way for me to network is through interviewing on my show.  The interesting thing is, I initially had and still have no intention of using it for anything other than learning about some very fascinating people.  However, because my show has been so successful, people often ask me how I created it.  Therefore, I would like to share some of the things needed to create a show.

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TTL 575 | Predicting The Future

Predictive Analytics: How Technology Can Predict The Future with Rebecca Costa

For the last two decades, there has been no stopping of progress for humankind. But as technology continues to move forward, can we finally be able to predict the future? Rebecca Costa, a prominent global expert on the subject of fast adaptation, talks about predictive analytics which strings together millions and billions of data points to identify patterns and predict the future of our society. This is the great challenge we face in our generation because the more complex technology becomes, the more vulnerable our society gets. Find out more about predictive analytics and how predicting the future is an excellent way to monitor and prevent adverse outcomes.

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TTL 557 | Neuro-Insight

Neuro-Insight: Making The Subconscious Conscious with Pranav Yadav

Neuro-Insight, a neuromarketing and neuro analytics company that uses unique brain-imaging technology to measure how the brain responds to communications, pioneers the link between brain activity and consumer behavior, making the subconscious conscious. They help their clients optimize a particular message to showcase and to have maximum impact in the market. Pranav Yadav, the CEO of Neuro-Insight US, takes a deep dive into what their company does in the field of advertising and marketing. Pranav shares the importance of their invented technology in the research process and how lighting up the brain reveals the emotional process of your personal interests.

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TTL 314 | Cannabis

The Future Of Business, Technology, And Society with Brett King and Deconstructing Cannabis with Danielle Davenport

In this digital age, it’s hard to predict what things are going to come up next with all the trends and innovations coming in. There are actually a group of people who looks at trends and tries to extrapolate those trends to see what will be happening in the future, and they are called futurists. World-renowned futurist, speaker, international bestselling author, and media personality Brett King covers the future of business, technology, and society. He joins us to talk about the four major disruptors and what’s changing right now in financial services and technology.


There’s a lot of hype around cannabis. Growing up around it, Danielle Davenport pretty much have been in cannabis her whole life. Danielle is the CEO of the Global Foundry Group, a global professional services firm focused on cannabis, agricultural businesses, and other verticals. She shares her unique perspective around the controversial psychoactive drug and the things she found out about it in her research.

Curiosity: The Inspiration for Innovation, Resilience, and Sustainability

In an age of distraction, with market volatility, and constant uncertainty, organizations face challenges to their ability to maintain a resilient workforce. Issues that impact sustainability in innovation include the environment, society, and economics. In constantly changing times, taking the ground most traveled and embracing the status quo is no longer a viable option. Truly resilient organizations must embrace robust transformation. Lengnick-Hall described organizational resilience as, “the capacity to act robustly in the face of environmental turbulence and to adapt to the ongoing environmental changes.” Organizations must look to ideas never considered when developing innovation that is resilient and sustainable.   That is where curiosity can play an important role.

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TTL 289 | Be Iconic

How A Mental Health App Can Make The Difference with Bea Arthur and Making A Brand Become Iconic with Calvin Stovall

For Bea Arthur, psychology and technology make the difference, literally. As Columbia University-trained psychotherapist and entrepreneur who is leading the modern mental health movement, she managed to marry her field with her love for technology and created the first mental health app called The Difference. She talks about her personal journey towards creating the application and helping to end the stigma around mental health.
Creating a brand that lasts in the people’s mind is what makes it iconic. Delving deeper into that is Chief Experience Officer and Iconicity Enthusiast for ICONIC Presentations, LLC, Calvin Stovall. Calvin defines what it means to be truly iconic and reach this level of success. He talks about the need to stay relevant and what holds people back from becoming iconic. He also lays down the four Ps of “iconicity” – purpose, people, passion, and perseverance.

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TTL 270 | Education

Education And Our Natural Creativity with John Couch

Probably a survival technique that was so ingrained in us from our schools is to memorize. We are taught to memorize in order to have good grades. However, this hampers the overall learning of a student. John Couch explores on the subject of what’s wrong with education. John is one of the first few employees at Apple and was the Vice President of Software. When he retired in his 30s, he went on to revitalize a faith-based school in California. Soon after, Steve Jobs brought him back as the first VP of Education at Apple. John shares his journey and experiences as he gives great insights into how the way we’re educated has impacted us. He also shares some contents from his book, Rewiring Education, as he talks about the natural creativity we have as a child and the changes in the way we learn.

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TTL 269 | Human Connection

Building Human Connection In The Workplace with Dan Schawbel and What Goes Under Hypnotherapy with Dr. Nancy Irwin

In this modern day and age, technology has created more lonely people. More and more work in isolation, which is not doing much good on how we can influence society. On the business side, it affects the teamwork, productivity, and overall environment. People are becoming less connected and failing in building true relationships. Dan Schawbel, New York Times bestselling author, partner and research director at Future Workplace, and the founder of both Millennial Branding and, believes that true relationships are built through human connection relating it to the workplace.


Dr. Nancy Irwin is a psychologist at Seasons in Malibu and she’s a former stand-up comedian who also is a hypnotherapist. As a highly sought-after addiction therapist, she takes us deep into the process of hypnotherapy. She helps people overcome addictive behaviors, recover from sexual abuse and other traumas. Talking about the hypnotic trance as well as health, she shows us the power of mindfulness and seeing ourselves beyond our fishbowl.

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TTL 252 | Safe Working Environment

Building A Safe Working Environment with Rich Sheridan and Software And Energy with Dr. Martha Amram

Rich Sheridan, CEO, chief storyteller and co-founder of Menlo Innovations, shares the software and the culture they have at Menlo, touching on the quality of being introverts as well as providing a working environment for women against the usually male-dominated industry. Rich also gives a peek into his book, Joy, Inc., where discusses the importance of building a safe working environment where people love and find happiness in the work they are doing.


As the founder and CEO of WattzOn, Martha Amram talks about the driving force behind her company, which is saving energy. Martha delves into the role of technology in complimenting human productivity. She shares how, with WattzOn, she has enabled consumers and businesses to quickly provide their utility bill data to customers. Martha also touches on the topic of education and being able to provide it for more people through online courses.

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