Fascinating People

I search for people with unusually valuable insights on a wide range of urgent subjects.  When I find them, I grab them and extract their insights for the benefit of me - and the audience.  And have a blast doing it.  So watch out!  If you're a person with great insight and I bump into you - you're coming into the studio.

The Wavemaker Podcast -- for the Insanely Curious

The Wavemaker Podcast -- for the Insanely Curious

All the episodes at your fingertips, available to listen & share.

Falling & Rising with Robert Battle

Falling & Rising with Robert Battle

Parents would love to know what inspires a child to find his or her calling in life. We even get tempted to choreograph their journey.

Ladies and Gentlemen: Bobby Shields

Ladies and Gentlemen: Bobby Shields

As I planned my father's memorial service, the image came to me of what most defined him: a sweat-drenched tuxedo shirt.

Piano Man

Piano Man

The black and white brilliance of piano prodigy Lang Lang.

Dr. Carol Dweck: The Woman Who Teaches Us To Struggle - And Love It

Dr. Carol Dweck: The Woman Who Teaches Us To Struggle - And Love It

Fellow Parents, Teachers, Coaches: Why do some children avoid tough challenges while others thrive on working through them?