Michael Gregory Rowe is an American television host and narrator. He is known for his work on the Discovery Channel series Dirty Jobs and the CNN series Somebody's Gotta Do It. He also hosts the podcast The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe.
Recent episodes featuring Mike Rowe
Episode 146: OCCASIONALLY--Christmastime
Christmastime is upon us, and with it comes the season of giving. Mike recites perhaps the greatest story ever written about the spirit of giving.
Episode 145: Does This Look Infected
Yes, as a matter of fact, it does.  But penicillin won't help...
“Dirty Jobs” Host Mike Rowe Offers a Different View of Success & The Awesome Power of Empathy
People cry when they are sad – so why do they also cry when they are happy? This episode begins with the explanation for why two opposite emotions can have the same symptom. And what happy occasion actually causes people to cry the most "tears of joy.” (And it’s not weddings). https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141111124047.htmYou probably know who Mike Rowe is. For years he hosted the TV show Dirty Jobs on the Discover Channel. He has become a champion for the blue collar workers in America and has his foundation that supports that cause called mikeroweWORKS. (www.mikeroweworks.com) . He is also the host of a podcast (https://mikerowe.com/podcast/) and author of a book – both called The Way I Heard It (https://amzn.to/34Dikog). Mike joins me with his interesting and often contrarian view on a lot of what we have come to believe about success including education, persistence efficiency and more. Kids skip. You probably skipped when you were a kid. So why don’t adults skip? Listen as I explain that it actually might do us all a world of good to do a little more skipping – even if you look foolish. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3895968/Why-adults-stop-skipping-s-hard-Activity-uses-quarter-energy-running-speed.htmlAs a culture we are becoming less empathetic towards our fellow humans. Yet empathy is one of those things that is good for everyone concerned. When you show empathy towards others it can ease their pain and it is beneficial to you as well. Jamil Zaki is a professor of psychology at Stanford University and author of the book The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World (https://amzn.to/2qtq4dX). He joins me to explain exactly what empathy is, how it works and why having it is so good for you.This Week’s Sponsors-Proven Skincare. Go to www.PROVENSKINCARE.COM/SOMETHING and use promo code SOMETHING to get your exclusive 10%.–Airbnb. To learn more about being an Airbnb host visit www.Airbnb.com/host-Simplisafe. For free shipping and a 60-day free trial go to www.Simplisafe.com/something-How to Be Awesome at Your Job podcast. https://awesomeatyourjob.com/podcast/-The Undercovers podcast. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-undercovers/id1479344440
Episode 143: Rude Awakenings
Some said he was cursed, others said he was blessed, but everyone agreed--he was the luckiest kraut in the navy.
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Stats
Birthdate
Mar 18th, 1962
Episode Count
184
Podcast Count
34
Total Airtime
1 day, 20 hours