What You Can and Can’t Do to Counsel a Friend

Joe Gurkoff, coauthor of How Can I Help?
Topic:
How to help others; what you can (and can’t) do to counsel a friend, colleague, or family member with a problem
Issues: Learning to listen, clarify and define the problem, map a realistic path to success, improve accountability, and regain your independence.

How to Build a Better Teacher

Elizabeth Green, author of Build a Better Teacher.
Topic:
How teaching works and how to teach it to everyone.
Issues: Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. But is it simply a matter of natural charisma, or can it be taught to millions of people who make up the American teaching workforce?

Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated

Harold Pollack, coauthor of The Index Card.
Topic:
Why personal finance doesn’t have to be complicated:
Issues: Ten simple, no-nonsense, jargon-free, easy-to-follow, pieces of advice to follow to create a financial plan that will work if good times and bad.

31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet

Jesse Itzler, author of Living with a SEAL.
Topic:
31 days training with the toughest man on the planet
Issues: An inspiring, hilarious story of friendship, discovery, fitness, muscle soreness, pushing limits, and the benefits of stepping out of your comfort zone.

Parenting Your Teen Through the Dangers of Driving

Tim Hollister, author of Not So Fast.
Topic:
Parenting your teen through the dangers of driving
Issues: How brain development affects driving; what driver’s ed doesn’t produce safe drivers; how and why to prepare a “flight plan” for each drive before handing over the keys; how an when to say no.

Sleeping Beauties, Awakened Women

Tim Jordan, author of Sleeping Beauties, Awakened Women.
Topic:
Understanding and guiding the transformation of adolescent girls
Issues: There has been a lot of attention paid to the rising levels of depression, anxiety, cutting, and relationship aggression in girls over the past few decades. But what if those issues aren’t the problem? What if we got it all wrong? In this show, we speak with one of the country’s leading experts on girls and find out what’s really going on with girls as they make the normal transformation from girl to woman.