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The Logic of Thriving

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What does thriving look like? What do we know from Positive psychology and other fields about what a thriving person, community, country, etc. looks like?

Latest Episodes

Dr. Kendall Bronk: Developing Purpose in Life

Dr. Kendall Bronk is a professor of positive developmental psychology at Claremont Graduate University. In this episode, we discusses what purpose is, and how we can cultivate more purposeful lives.

47 MIN2018 MAY 31
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Dr. Kendall Bronk: Developing Purpose in Life

Noah Boyd: Positive Org Culture, A.I. and Burnout

Claremont Graduate University Positive Organizational Psychology PhD student Noah Boyd joins Sam Mehoke to discuss how our cultures can play a roll in how we act at work, and why that might play a role in burnout. What the future workplace might look like with A.I. and how we can be culturally sensitive at work are all topics touched on in this episode.

74 MIN2018 APR 21
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Noah Boyd: Positive Org Culture, A.I. and Burnout

A Resiliency Chat

I go into some of the things that tend to get glossed over when talking about resiliency. Resiliency is often portrayed as a solid and straightforward measure when there is much to unpack here. Sore throat and all, Sam Mehoke talks about a few things to keep in mind about resiliency in this short mini-episode.

13 MIN2018 APR 12
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A Resiliency Chat

March Status Update

The Logic of Thriving is moving! Update on upcoming schedule, Patreon and Liberapay, and future interviews.

6 MIN2018 MAR 9
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March Status Update

Claremont Graduate University Positive Psychology PhD student Brian Riches joins Sam Mehoke to discuss heroism. How can we be more heroic in our daily lives? What gets in the way? Who is Brian's favorite superhero?

Claremont Graduate University Positive Psychology PhD student Brian Riches joins Sam Mehoke to discuss heroism. How can we be more heroic in our daily lives? What gets in the way? Who is Brian's favorite superhero?

55 MIN2018 MAR 1
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Claremont Graduate University Positive Psychology PhD student Brian Riches joins Sam Mehoke to discuss heroism. How can we be more heroic in our daily lives? What gets in the way? Who is Brian's favorite superhero?

Measuring Value with Evaluation

We need to talk about value and what is good enough when discussing the "good life" and human potential. This is an introduction to the discipline of evaluation and some of the ways that evaluation differs from your standard research. How do you know if something is worth it? What do you measure?

24 MIN2018 FEB 21
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Measuring Value with Evaluation

Sumana Sri: The Role of Boredom in Engagement

"I looked at boredom as being a problem to be solved, but over time I've come to understand that it is not a problem, but just an experience that needs to be explored." -Sumana Sri At a time when everyone is able to be engaged at all times through social media or cat videos, what does it mean to be bored? What actually is boredom and how does it relate to being engaged?

46 MIN2018 FEB 14
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Sumana Sri: The Role of Boredom in Engagement

Teams: Swift Trust Part 1

Teams play an important role in our lives, and there is a wealth of science surrounding them. What is less looked at is the very moment teamwork begins, and the emergence of online teams which are temporarily created, and then scattered. How do we develop trust in such circumstances?

20 MIN2018 FEB 10
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Teams: Swift Trust Part 1

Interest Development Part 3

The third episode in a series on Interest. Sam Mehoke discusses the third and fourth phase in interest development, video games as educational inspiration, and how our perceptions can shape those around us.

34 MIN2018 JAN 31
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Interest Development Part 3

January surprise! Sam Mehoke's purpose Q&A

In this birthday inspired episode, Sam Mehoke discusses his purpose in life, along with anime, and how A.I. & program evaluation could improve our lives. Join Adam Markey and Sam Mehoke in this wide ranging conversation.

23 MIN2018 JAN 24
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January surprise! Sam Mehoke's purpose Q&A

Latest Episodes

Dr. Kendall Bronk: Developing Purpose in Life

Dr. Kendall Bronk is a professor of positive developmental psychology at Claremont Graduate University. In this episode, we discusses what purpose is, and how we can cultivate more purposeful lives.

47 MIN2018 MAY 31
Comments
Dr. Kendall Bronk: Developing Purpose in Life

Noah Boyd: Positive Org Culture, A.I. and Burnout

Claremont Graduate University Positive Organizational Psychology PhD student Noah Boyd joins Sam Mehoke to discuss how our cultures can play a roll in how we act at work, and why that might play a role in burnout. What the future workplace might look like with A.I. and how we can be culturally sensitive at work are all topics touched on in this episode.

74 MIN2018 APR 21
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Noah Boyd: Positive Org Culture, A.I. and Burnout

A Resiliency Chat

I go into some of the things that tend to get glossed over when talking about resiliency. Resiliency is often portrayed as a solid and straightforward measure when there is much to unpack here. Sore throat and all, Sam Mehoke talks about a few things to keep in mind about resiliency in this short mini-episode.

13 MIN2018 APR 12
Comments
A Resiliency Chat

March Status Update

The Logic of Thriving is moving! Update on upcoming schedule, Patreon and Liberapay, and future interviews.

6 MIN2018 MAR 9
Comments
March Status Update

Claremont Graduate University Positive Psychology PhD student Brian Riches joins Sam Mehoke to discuss heroism. How can we be more heroic in our daily lives? What gets in the way? Who is Brian's favorite superhero?

Claremont Graduate University Positive Psychology PhD student Brian Riches joins Sam Mehoke to discuss heroism. How can we be more heroic in our daily lives? What gets in the way? Who is Brian's favorite superhero?

55 MIN2018 MAR 1
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Claremont Graduate University Positive Psychology PhD student Brian Riches joins Sam Mehoke to discuss heroism. How can we be more heroic in our daily lives? What gets in the way? Who is Brian's favorite superhero?

Measuring Value with Evaluation

We need to talk about value and what is good enough when discussing the "good life" and human potential. This is an introduction to the discipline of evaluation and some of the ways that evaluation differs from your standard research. How do you know if something is worth it? What do you measure?

24 MIN2018 FEB 21
Comments
Measuring Value with Evaluation

Sumana Sri: The Role of Boredom in Engagement

"I looked at boredom as being a problem to be solved, but over time I've come to understand that it is not a problem, but just an experience that needs to be explored." -Sumana Sri At a time when everyone is able to be engaged at all times through social media or cat videos, what does it mean to be bored? What actually is boredom and how does it relate to being engaged?

46 MIN2018 FEB 14
Comments
Sumana Sri: The Role of Boredom in Engagement

Teams: Swift Trust Part 1

Teams play an important role in our lives, and there is a wealth of science surrounding them. What is less looked at is the very moment teamwork begins, and the emergence of online teams which are temporarily created, and then scattered. How do we develop trust in such circumstances?

20 MIN2018 FEB 10
Comments
Teams: Swift Trust Part 1

Interest Development Part 3

The third episode in a series on Interest. Sam Mehoke discusses the third and fourth phase in interest development, video games as educational inspiration, and how our perceptions can shape those around us.

34 MIN2018 JAN 31
Comments
Interest Development Part 3

January surprise! Sam Mehoke's purpose Q&A

In this birthday inspired episode, Sam Mehoke discusses his purpose in life, along with anime, and how A.I. & program evaluation could improve our lives. Join Adam Markey and Sam Mehoke in this wide ranging conversation.

23 MIN2018 JAN 24
Comments
January surprise! Sam Mehoke's purpose Q&A