Mark Goulston is a psychiatrist, and consultant to major organizations.
Yawning is contagious. We have all experienced that. What’s interesting though is when you notice how soon someone yawns after you do. This episode begins with an explanation of why some people might yawn right away while others might not yawn for a few minutes after your yawn – and what that means. world is full of irrational people and they can drive you crazy. Since we all have to deal with these people it would be helpful to get some effective strategies. Here with some really good one is Dr. Mark Goulston. Mark is a psychiatrist and author of several books including Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational & Impossible People in Your Life ( Mark is also the host of the podcast My Wake Up Call and his website is You can access the podcast from his website.The next time you are in a bad mood, you might want to head to the kitchen. Not to eat but to do something else that has been shown to really lift people up when they are feeling down. Listen as I explain what it is and why it works. have probably heard and most likely experienced that colors can affect your mood as well as your behavior. Why? Is it conditioning or is it biological and how does it work exactly? Joining me to explain is Brit Garner a PhD student who has a YouTube channel all about science called Nature League I think you’ll find what she has to say about color quite fascinating.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jennifer Hill talks to best-selling author & speaker, Dr. Mark Goulston, about his book “Just Listen.” Dr. Goulston offers tools for better listening and tips on being effective at interviewing. He also discusses how to live a life with no regrets and to help people feel “felt.” Dr. Mark Goulston is a Board Certified Psychiatrist, consultant, coach, speaker, mentor and crisis interventionist. He is regarded as a thought leader in the area of communication, cooperation, collaboration and empathy with his book, "Just Listen" Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone, becoming the top book on listening in the world and a topic he speaks on globally. That included a six hour, one day, sole presenter training to managers of the Russian Federation in Moscow last October and he is going back this October to do more. Past or present companies or institutions, he has worked with or spoken to include: Harvard Business School, IBM, Mattel, Coca Cola, Toyota, Hyatt, Accenture, Ernst & Young, Sodexo, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Northern Trust, Northwest Mutual, YPO, UCLA, USC, University of Alabama, American Bar Association, NACD. Including, "Just Listen," Dr. Goulston is the author of seven books. His most recent book is Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life and was an featured book and an Audie Award 2016 Finalist. He writes for Biz Journals, Harvard Business Review, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Fast Company and Psychology Today and appears widely in the media including CNN, Wall St. Journal, NY Times, Fortune and Forbes.
In this episode, our guest is Dr. Mark Goulston. He is a prominent psychiatrist and author of several best-selling books, including Just Listen and Talking to Crazy. Listening is an underrated skill. Dr. Goulston teaches us about how we can use it to our advantage to reach the finish line. --- Support this podcast:
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Feb 21st, 1948
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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2 hours, 8 minutes