Episode 05 | Part One : Vanessa Bohns

Cicely welcomes Vanessa Bohns to the podcast. Vanessa is a social psychologist, an award-winning researcher, and a professor at Cornell. She’s also the author of the new book, You Have More Influence Than You Think. In part one, Vanessa shares how growing up on a bird farm prepared her to become a researcher, why she isn’t surprised by the rise of social media influencers, and why it’s easier to say ‘no’ in an email.

About Vanessa Bohns: Vanessa is a social psychologist and professor of organizational behavior at Cornell University, and holds a PhD in psychology from Columbia University and an AB from Brown University. She is the author of You Have More Influence Than You Think: How We Underestimate Our Power of Persuasion and Why it Matters. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times and Harvard Business Review, and her research has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and NPR’s Hidden Brain.

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Episode 14 | Part Two: Sophie Beren

In the conclusion of Cicely’s talk with Sophie Beren, the founder of The Conversationalist, Sophie discusses how she connects with people in her non-partisan community, and she shares some advice for bridging the communication gap been leadership and Gen Z. About Sophie Beren: Sophie is a unifier from Wichita, Kansas. She is the Founder and

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Episode 14 | Part One: Sophie Beren

Sophie Beren takes a seat this week. Sophie is the founder and CEO of The Conversationalist, a non-partisan educational platform empowering the next generation to break out of their echo chambers, have difficult conversations, and unify. Her community of over 70,000 young people is committed to coming together, across differences, through multiple platforms. In part

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Episode 13 | Part Two: Will Guidara

In the conclusion of Cicely’s talk with restaurateur and author of Unreasonable Hospitality, Will Guidara, Will shares why every business can CHOOSE to be a hospitality business and why leaders shouldn’t be afraid of criticizing team members. About Will Guidara: Will is the former owner of Make it Nice, the hospitality group with restaurants covering

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