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Jon Rojas

Host, Producer & Editor of Smart People Podcast
Product Manager and Co-creator of Smart People Podcast
Recent episodes featuring Jon Rojas
Dr. Chuck Ruby - Is Mental Illness a Myth?
Smart People Podcast
Dr. Ruby earned his Ph.D. in 1995 at Florida State University. He is a retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel with 20 years of military service as a criminal, counterintelligence, and counterespionage special agent and investigative psychologist in many capacities across the globe. Following his military career, Dr. Ruby has been a psychologist and coach in private practice. We discuss:Why does Dr. Ruby believe calling mental illness an 'illness' is a problem?What advice does Dr. Ruby give those who are dealing with depression and anxiety?Become a Patron!Help us grow and become a Patron today: Station - Try ShipStation FREE for 60 days when you use promo code SMART. JUST visit, click on the microphone at the TOP of the homepage and type in SMART.BetterHelp - Get 10% off your first month - - Get Honey for FREE at here to support the show!
Steven Rogelberg - Meetings: We Need Them, Everyone Hates Them
Smart People Podcast
Dr. Steven Rogelberg is a Professor of Organizational Science, Management, and Psychology, as well as the Director of Organizational Science at UNC Charlotte. He is the Editor of the Journal of Business and Psychology, and the Talent Management Essentials book series. His research has been profiled on TV, radio, all the major newspapers, and countless magazines. You can find out more about Steven at his website, or you can follow him on Twitter, @stevenrogelberg.Steven's book, The Surprising Science of Meetings: How You Can Lead Your Team to Peak Performance is available wherever books are sold. We discuss:What excites Steven about "understanding work"?What are the benefits of meetings?What is the average experience when it comes to "wasting time" in meetings?What would you tell leaders to help them run more efficient meetings?Become a Patron!Help us grow and become a Patron today: Mobile - Cut your wireless bill to 15 bucks a month at!BetterHelp - Get 10% off your first month - - Buy your Bombas at and get 20% off your first purchase.Donate:Donate here to support the show!
Amy McCready - How to Raise Kids Right
Smart People Podcast
Amy McCready is a parenting expert, best-selling author, speaker, instructor, and mom. Amy is also the founder of Positive Parenting Solutions. You can follow her on Twitter at @AmyMcCreadyPPS.Amy's books, If I Have to Tell You One More Time... and The Me, Me, Me Epidemic are both available wherever books are sold. We discuss:How bad is it when we yell at our kids?How much attention do kids truly need and when can we try to persuade them to be independent?What brought "positive parenting" to the forefront of your teaching?Become a Patron!Help us grow and become a Patron today:'s - Check out all the amazing styles available right now at - Get 10% off your first month - - For $20 off a suitcase, visit and use promo code SMART during checkout!Donate:Donate here to support the show!
Jim Weatherall - Fake News: Why What You Believe Depends on Who You Know
Smart People Podcast
James Owen Weatherall is a physicist, philosopher, and mathematician. He holds graduate degrees from Harvard, the Stevens Institute of Technology, and the University of California, Irvine, where he is presently an assistant professor of logic and philosophy of science. He has written for Slate and Scientific American.James' newest book, The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread is available now and is co-authored with Cailin O'Connor (@cailinmeister).We discuss:Are we moving backwards as an intellectual society?What is causing the 'splitting' of society into two sides?We are we so tribal in our thinking?Become a Patron!Help us grow and become a Patron today: - Try ZipRecruiter for FREE at!Petal - It's about time there was a smarter, more modern credit card company that wants to help you succeed financially! Go to today to find out more!Manscaped - Support our sponsor Manscaped and get 20% off, free shipping, and a free travel bag with the code SMART at here to support the show!
Sherri Davidoff and Jeremy Smith - Hackers: from Subculture to Industry
Smart People Podcast
Jeremy Smith has written for The Atlantic, Discover, and the New York Times. Jeremy's work have been featured by CNN, NPR, The Today Show, and Wired. He is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Montana. Jeremy's book, Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called "Alien" is available now.Sherri Davidoff is a noted cybersecurity expert, author, speaker and CEO of both LMG Security and BrightWise, Inc. During her hacker days, she was known as, "Alien." Sherri holds her degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT.We discuss:What does it mean to be a 'hacker'?What did Jeremy learn about his personal, digital privacy?What can digital communication users do to better protect themselves?Become a Patron!Help us grow and become a Patron today:'s - Check out all the amazing styles available right now at - Get 10% off your first month - - Visit or text SMART to 500-500 to get started today!Donate:Donate here to support the show!
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Mar 5th, 1983
Reston, VA, USA
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1 week, 3 days