Find Hope, Joy, and Meaning With Bestselling Author Dr. Kelly McGonigal

Dr. Kelly McGonigal is a psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University who is known for translating insights from psychology and neuroscience into practical strategies that support health and well-being. She is best known for her books “The Willpower Instinct” and “The Upside of Stress”, as well as her viral TED talk based upon the latter. We talk about all of the above, along with Leadership, her latest book, “The Joy of Movement", and a few different ways to manage life's pressures.


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Patrick Leddin

Patrick Leddin has benefited from both hands-on leadership and management experience coupled with academic rigor and expertise. Patrick served as a U.S. Army airborne, infantry, ranger-qualified officer, worked as a Project Manager at KPMG Consulting. His consulting work has allowed him to partner with clients in the United States, Canada, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Great Britain, Aruba, Iceland, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Guam, and many other countries around the world. In addition to his work at Leddin Group, Patrick is an Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University in the Practice of Managerial Studies where he teaches Corporate Strategy, Negotiation, and Advanced Marketing.

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