Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
with Katy Milkman
About our Guest
In this episode of Jon Gordon’s Positive University Podcast you’ll learn about a proven path that can take you from where you are to where you want to be. How? By discovering strategic methods for identifying and overcoming common barriers to change, such as impulsivity, procrastination, and forgetfulness.
Today Jon is joined by Katy Milkman. Katy is a behavioral scientist and Professor at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Over the course of her career, she has worked with or advised dozens of organizations on how to encourage positive change, including Google, the U.S. Department of Defense, the American Red Cross, and Morningstar. Her research is regularly featured by major media outlets such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and NPR. She’s also the author of the national bestselling book, How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be.
Get ready to take a lot of notes during this one. Katy shares a ton of great takeaways including research that proves the path to change.
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