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Episode 136: I Never Thought of It That Way with Mónica Guzmán podcast Jun 01, 2022

In this episode, Sharon talks with Mónica Guzmán, whose new book, I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times helps us learn how to get more comfortable with the uncomfortable. Monica argues that we need to chase...

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Episode 135: The Powerful Value of Melancholy with Susan Cain podcast May 28, 2022

In this episode, Sharon has a conversation with Susan Cain, the best-selling author of the international phenomenon Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Susan’s new book, Bittersweet, is about the undervalued power of a melancholic view of the world....

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Episode 134: The Lightness of Choosing Peace with Barb Schmidt podcast May 28, 2022

In this episode, Sharon chats with Barb Schmidt, better known to her many social media followers as @peaceful_barb. Barb and Sharon talk about ways we can feel less overwhelmed by the news and negativity and be more confident with being ourselves (the world needs YOU, not a duplicate of someone...

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Episode 133: Consume Smarter: Recognizing News Media Bias with Vanessa Otero podcast May 25, 2022

In this episode, Sharon speaks with Vanessa Otero, the founder of Ad Fontes Media–the media company that is responsible for the dynamic Media Bias Chart. If you’ve follow Sharon on Instagram at @sharonsaysso, then you’ve seen her link to the Media Bias Chart many times. The...

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Episode 132: How to Reboot America with Will Hurd podcast May 22, 2022

In this episode, Sharon talks with Will Hurd, a former CIA officer and member of Congress. Will recently released his book, American Reboot: An Idealist’s Guide to Getting Big Things Done. In it, he details some of the issues he’s seen up close and personal through his careers, and...

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Episode 131: Embrace Your Almost with Jordan Lee Dooley podcast May 21, 2022

In this episode, Sharon and entrepreneur, author, and podcast host, Jordan Lee Dooley have a discussion about the lessons to learn in the almost spaces of our lives. For many of us, achievement of one goal leads us to feel like the finish line is always moving; we’re always reaching to...

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Episode 130: The Brain-Tingles of Narrative Nonfiction with Candice Millard podcast May 17, 2022

In this episode, Sharon speaks with best-selling author Candice Millard about the history she explores in her new book, River of the Gods. Candice is a writer of literary nonfiction, and uses storytelling as a way to connect readers to the narrative of history. Candice shares some brain-tingling...

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Episode 129: An Impactful Career in Cold Cases with Paul Holes podcast May 16, 2022

Content Warning: this episode contains subject matter that is not suitable for children.

 

In this episode, Sharon has a conversation with retired cold case investigator, Paul Holes, about the mental and emotional impact of working in a field of violent crime. Paul recounts some of his most...

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Episode 128: Influence is Your Superpower with Zoe Chance podcast May 12, 2022

In this episode, Sharon talks with Zoe Chance, author of Influence is Your Superpower and Yale professor (who teaches the most popular course at the university: Mastering Influence and Persuasion). Zoe argues that the goal of mastering the path of influence is personal development and becoming...

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Episod 127: Connecticut: The Vital Something of Katharine Hepburn with Emily Ley May 11, 2022

In today’s episode, Sharon and Simplified founder, Emily Ley, recount the life and quirks of Hollywood’s infamous Katharine Hepburn. Katharine, a self-described tomboy from the start, carried her strong-willed and independent nature with her to her acting, often imbuing her roles...

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Episode 126: The Many Roles of Lady Bird Johnson with Julia Sweig podcast May 07, 2022

In today’s episode, Sharon talks with author Julia Sweig about her newest book, Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight. The research and writing took Julia over six years, as she meticulously poured over the details of not only Lady Bird’s life, but also the 1960s era and the state...

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Episode 125: When Fixing the Problem Isn't the Answer with Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers podcast May 05, 2022

Sharon reunites with the hosts of Pantsuit Politics, Sarah and Beth, to talk about their brand new book, Now What? How To Move Forward When We’re Divided (About Basically Everything). While we all want the next step to be solving conflict together, it’s not a realistic approach....

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