Book Discussion

Make It, Don't Fake It

Jun 7, 2021

At what point do the actions associated with “faking it to make it” result in lies, and to what extent do those lies ultimately hurt our chances of “making it?”  

Gabriel Wineant joined Mountain Money to talk about his book The Next Shift: The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt America.  The book follows the story of Pittsburgh, a city that was a center of blue-collar manufacturing is now dominat

Understanding America’s health crisis requires a focus not only on its health institutions but on the underlying economic conditions affecting health and access to medical care in this country. Author Brian Alexander surgically examines these issues by focusing on a single hospital in Ohio in his new book The Hospital: Life, Death and Dying in a Small American Town.  

Dr. Timothy Dukes and Michael Landers, join Mountain Money to reveal how the art of presence can enhance your creativity, productivity, and engagement—ensuring that you enter any situation with confidence and a newfound awareness.  The authors provide a guide in their new book Present Company: Cultivating Cultures of High Performance in Teams and Organizations 

Author Ioan Grillo joins Mountain Money to discuss his new book Blood Gun Money: How America Arms Gangs and Cartels.  The book shares startling connections between guns and the global drug trade, revealing them to be key accessories in our epidemics of addiction.

Mountain Money - April 26, 2021

Apr 26, 2021

(1:05) Senior reporter for ProPublica Alec MacGillis joins Mountain Money to talk about his new book focusing on how our lives are intertwined with a single corporation and its role in America’s regional inequality: Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America.

Mountain Money - April 12, 2021

Apr 12, 2021

This morning, certified financial planner and author (1:55) Cindy Couyoumjian joined Mountain Money us to talk about her new book Redefining Financial Literacy: Unlocking the Hidden Forces of Your Financial Future.  The book provides a unique macro perspective of what she calls ''the hidden forces behind your money.''

Mountain Money - April 5, 2021

Apr 5, 2021

This morning, cofounders of the Remote Leadership Institute, (1:44) Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel, joined Mountain Money to talk about the book The Long Distance Teammate: Stay Engaged and Connected While Working Anywhere. The book provides a roadmap for individuals, allowing them to take ownership of their own engagement to their work and relieving the stress and frustrations that can come from remote working arrangements.

Mountain Money - March 29, 2021

Mar 29, 2021

Today (1:16) Connor Daugherty, an economics reporter for the New York Times joined Mountain Money to talk about his book “Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America” 

Utah voters passed a medical marijuana initiative, known as Prop 2, in 2018. Last March, dispensaries started popping up around the state.  For many states, marijuana sales taxes significantly increase the state’s revenue. Will Utah see such a windfall?  Helping us to understand the potential revenue benefits from marijuana sales in (26:11) Utah is State Treasurer David Damschen.

Mountain Money - March 8, 2021

Mar 8, 2021

Joining us this morning to explore women and entrepreneurship is coach and branding mentor (1:37) Charlene Walters.  Walters serves as a guide for the fledgling entrepreneur in her candid, compelling, and practical playbook for building a business—and a life—from the ground up. In her recently released book, LAUNCH YOUR INNER ENTREPRENEUR: 10 Mindset Shifts for Women to Take Action, Unleash Creativity and Achieve Financial Success.

Mountain Money - February 15, 2021

Feb 15, 2021

This morning, (1:10) Dr. Nadya Zhexembayeva, a resilience and reinvention expert, joined Mountain Money to talk about her new book The Chief Reinvention Officer Handbook: How to Thrive in Chaos.

(23:15) Tim Larsen, a managing partner at Squire and Company, spoke with us this morning to help us understand how COVID Relief money can impact both personal and business taxes this year.

Mountain Money - February 8, 2021

Feb 8, 2021

This morning, Jill Shroyer ( 01:13) , founder of Expedition HR Consulting, joined Mountain Money to talk about her new book - Conquer Sticky Situations! The book empowers the reader to conquer the "stickiest" situations they may encounter at work or in their personal lives.  Shroyer offers a freebie to listeners.

Some things seem to be a part of every Superbowl broadcast. Budweiser Clydesdales, Coca Cola Polar Bears, clever Hyundai ads and- of course Tom Brady. But while Brady showed up once again, the starting lineup for the ads was quite different this year.  Tiffany Hsu (25:41), a media reporter for the business desk at the New York Times, joined Mountain Money for her second annual post Superbowl visit. Her focus on advertising and marketing made her the perfect guest to talk with us this morning.

We ended the hour talking with Michael Santoli ( 37:27)  about the frenzy over GameStop's share price that small-time investors drove.

Mountain Money - January 25, 2021

Jan 25, 2021

This morning on Mountain Money, (2:29) David Sandalow, former Under Secretary for the United States Department of Energy, joins us to talk about potential changes in energy policy and their impact on the economy under a Biden administration.

Mountain Money - January 18, 2021

Jan 18, 2021

Alicia Mazzara (1:52) of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities spoke with Mountain Money on the disproportionate way COVID impacts communities of color in the nation, particularly from an economic perspective. 

(19:44) In this episode, Mountain Money replayed an interview conducted in June 2020 Sven Beckert, professor of History at Harvard University.  Sven spoke about the historical relationship between capitalism and slavery and its impacts on the world we live in today.

Mountain Money - January 11, 2021

Jan 11, 2021

This morning, Skip Miller, author of Outbounding: Win New Customers with Outbound Sales and End Your Dependence on Inbound Leads, joined Mountain Money to talk about them with the knowledge, training, and road-tested sales tactics that raise the success rate (and even the enjoyment level) of outbound sales.

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