“Dirty Jobs” Host Mike Rowe Offers a Different View of Success & The Awesome Power of Empathy

Released Thursday, 7th November 2019
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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/2014/11/1411…
You 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-38…
As 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 Fractu…He joins me to explain exactly what empathy is, how it works and why having it is so good for you.
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