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Podcast: Getting to Yes, And

“Getting to Yes, And” features interviews with visionaries, authors and leaders who operate at the intersection of creativity and commerce. Inaugural guests include Neil Stevenson, Managing Director of IDEO Chicago;…


“Getting to Yes, And” features interviews with visionaries, authors and leaders who operate at the intersection of creativity and commerce. Inaugural guests include Neil Stevenson, Managing Director of IDEO Chicago; cognitive psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman who authored the book “Wired to Create;” and Dartmouth scholar Sydney Finkelstein, author of “Superbosses.”

About the Host: Kelly Leonard
Kelly Leonard has worked in a variety of creative and leadership positions at The Second City for nearly 30 years, He is the co-author of “Yes, And,” a celebrated book that looks at the power of improvisation to help transform both businesses and individuals. Over the years he has produced Second City revues with casts that included Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler, Keegan Michael Key, Seth Meyers and Steve Carell; and he has brokered deals with Norwegian Cruise Line, Yoshimoto Kyogo of Japan and The Kennedy Center.”


NeilStevenson-portraitPodcast 1 (download):
Description: Neil Stevenson shares fascinating stories from the cutting edge design firm IDEO and how his study of improvisation has opened new doors in his creative work.
Guest: Neil Stevenson
Barry_KaufmanPodcast 2 (download):
Description:”Gifts from the Unconscious Mind”
Guest: Barry Kaufman
Sonya JacksonPodcast 3 (download):
“Flying, Giving and Improvising”
Guest: Sonya Jackson
Michael Slaby
Podcast 4 (download):
“Putting Tech in the Room Where it Happens”
Guest: Michael Slaby
Sydney FinkelsteinPodcast 5 (download):
“Larry Ellison to Miles Davis: What Makes A Superboss”
Dr. Finkelstein has spent decades studying leadership, in his new book “Superbosses,” he finds some common traits between some most unlikely leaders.
Guest: Sydney Finkelstein
Linnea GhandiPodcast 6 (download):
“Improv meets Thinking Fast and Slow”
Guest: Linna Ghandi
Christie HefnerPodcast 7 (download):
“Leading In”
Guest: Christie Hefner, Former CEO Playboy
Tracy SeflPodcast 8 (download):
“Ready for Hillary Clinton, Trump and Dealing with Rats”
Guest: Tracy Hefl
Katherine TwellsPodcast 9 (download):
“The Story of Coca-Cola”
Guest: Katherine Twells
Alison GreenPodcast 10 (download):
“Asking The Manager of Ask A Manager”
Guest: Alison Green
Peter HimmelmanPodcast 11 (download):
“Follow the Fear: What Artists Can Teach You about Innovation”
Guest: Peter Himmelman