Welcome! Have you ever wondered whether the American Dream is dead? What about the Economics of Adulting? And should you be optimizing for happiness or contentment? If you’ve ever thought about any of these issues, you’ll have to tune into Twice Around. Hosted by Mary Daly and Jody Hoff (colleagues, best friends, and mentors), each episode is a journey marked by myth-busting, insights, and advice. Is the Rags-to-Riches trope a real thing? Listen to find out.
American Dream, Poverty, Rags-to-Riches, Adulting, Happiness, Contentment, Perceptions
March 14, 2017
Does it take an act of heroism to be brave? Or do even small acts of courage make the cut? And what if no one notices, is the bravery lost? Find out the answers and learn whether you are everyday brave in this episode of Twice Around.
March 6, 2017
How do you know what you deserve? When you tally up what you get against what you give, is something missing? Is your satisfaction tethered to others? Find out and learn more about your own balance sheet in this episode of Twice Around.
February 28, 2017
Facts are good, right? But do they ever get in the way of understanding? Can they crowd out emotions and perspectives that contribute to beliefs? Find out and learn more about the production function for viewpoints in this episode of Twice Around.
February 14, 2017
Are grateful people exceptional or intentional? Is it enough to send a birthday card or occasionally say thanks? Does anyone even notice? Find out the answers and learn more about your own gratefulness in this episode of Twice Around.
February 8, 2017
If money can’t buy happiness, what can? Do genetics, upbringing, or good fortune play a role? Is society responsible for helping all individuals be happy? We consider these and other deep and practical questions on this episode of Twice Around.
February 1, 2017
Is starting up harder now than in the past? Has technology made life easier or more challenging? What’s the key to making good decisions in an uncertain world? We take a look at these tough questions (and more) in this episode of Twice Around.
January 24, 2017
Who succeeds in the U.S.? What are the ingredients for good fortune? Is hard work enough? We take a look at these tough questions in this episode of Twice Around.