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What Got You There with Sean DeLaney

Jul 31, 2019

Edward de Bono came up with the term “lateral thinking’ back in 1967, linking it to humor. We find most jokes funny because they connect unexpected ideas with topics we already know.

On this solo episode Sean discusses one of his approaches to often tap into my creative side and that is through LATERAL THINKING.


Jul 28, 2019

Have you ever worried that you might have too many interests? Maybe you feel like your'e not on the "right" path. Well, you might just be a generalist! On this episode David uncovers some of the myths behind elite performance. He discovered that in most fields — especially those that are complex and...


Jul 24, 2019

Do you ever have those moments where it seems like your brain is running on ROCKET FUEL and your ability to accomplish often complicated tasks is done with ease? It's called Deep Work!

On this solo episode, I unpack some of the key strategies I learned from Cal Newport’s bestselling book Deep Work to help be more...


Jul 21, 2019

Clarence Greenwood otherwise known as the Citizen Cope grabs the mic before one of his shows to talk about his journey with Sean! Cope talks about tapping into his creative side, what drives him and the self reflection he’s done over the years to continue to produce great work.

The success of Citizen Cope’s music...


Jul 14, 2019

John Lewis Gaddis is the Robert A. Lovett Professor of History at Yale University, and was the founding director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy. His book On Grand Strategy is what sparked Sean’s desire to feature him!

Gaddis defines “grand strategy” as aligning “potentially unlimited aspirations...