Episode

10/14 Daniel Goleman: Focus & Why The Rich Care Less

October 14, 2013

Journalist Daniel Goleman author of Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence explains why focus is vital in our lives, the different types of focus and there importance, attention and empathy, why inequality hurts empathy, the emotional impact of wealth and poverty and what we can do to create a more attentive and empathic society.

On The Better Half: a strategist for Cory Booker’s Republican opponent goes an an amazing sexist and homophobic rant, David Gregory says something insane about Social Security and Medicare, reports from the Value Voters Summit, why some Republican bloggers think the government shutdown polls need to be “unskewed” the Tea Party, Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin stage a stunt and exploit Veterans and your calls and IMs.

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