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Eric Wayne

Oct. 2nd is the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, and in an angry toxic world, we would do well to remember a man who fasted, intermittently, to force us to think about a better humanity.  

  Leaders of companies, nonprofits, and government generally have a polished demeanor but much lurks behind. That is revealed in Doris Kearns Goodwin's new book, Leadership, which looks behind the image of Presidents Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, FDR, and Lyndon Johnson. I'll discuss it with my wife, Dr. Barbara Nemko, the 7-national award winning Napa County Superintendent of Schools who has been in the role for two decades and knows many other leaders.

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about the best ways to manage stress.

Your Call: Hacking the American Mind

Dec 21, 2017

  

UCSF endocrinologist Robert Lustig is best known for his research into the addictive properties of sugar. In his new book, The Hacking of the American Mind, Lustig widens his scope to look at how the food industry has fostered today’s epidemics of addiction and depression.

Donald Trump’s victory has created fear, uncertainty and anxiety for many Americans. People say they are concerned about deportations, the travel ban, education, the future of the planet, and social programs.

Jenny Gold/KHN

 

“Fake news,” “alternative facts,” travel bans, reports of Russian connections — the daily deluge of political news from Washington can be overwhelming. And for many people, it’s taking a toll. 

Straight Talk About Changing Your Career

Feb 8, 2015

Straight talk about changing careers and destressing on the job.

  

NPR recently reported that people are more stressed at home than at work. On the June 1, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I invite you to call in to share your experiences. In between, I'll offer my favorite new career tips plus take your call-in work questions. I usually can help.

Math education equals more stress for students

Nov 14, 2013

From our partners at Youth Radio.

On March 4 at 11 am, I'll talk with Margaret Wehrenberg, author of The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques Workbook on anxiety in today's anxious workplace. 

That plus call-in three-minute Workovers, on Work with Marty Nemko, Sundays from 11 am to noon, on KALW, 91.7 FM.