Listen to Katie Couric episodes free, on demand. Ina Garten welcomes Katie and Brian to her home on Easter morning for a lesson on slow-cooked scrambled eggs (with truffles!) and a wide-ranging conversation at her kitchen table. Between bites of breakfast, they discuss Ina’s views on feminism, other celebrity chefs, and her unlikely path from White House nuclear energy expert to Food Network star.
“People stand on the side of the pond. Talking about the pond what the pond is. Is it too hot, is it too cold? You have to jump into the pond. I have a low threshold of boredom. If I’m bored, I have to change things. When you’re jumping into that pond, it’s not that you’re gonna just stay in that pond. You keep going until you find the stream that feels right to you.” Ina Garten
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"We're actually always trying to screen out for entitlement. Because we find that that is the enemy of everything. "It creates unrealistic expectations; it hurts collaboration, which … is like the core to the modern workplace. It impacts learning in general. If you're entitled, you likely think you know more than you do." Warby Parker's Neil Blumenthal Read more: Warby Parker's Neil Blumenthal doesn't hire entitled job candidates - Business Insider
Love this discussion on learned resilience. The idea of being comforted by research; I’m glad they all laughed about that because I’m that person! I listened to the audiobooks mentioned. They even deep dive into Martin Seligman’s ideas of Permanence, Pervasiveness and Personalization: Practice explaining that bad events, feelings, and failures are temporary. Pay attention to the ways good things link to permanent qualities. Rehearse seeing problems in one area of life as being in their own world separate from your life. At the same time, use good things to see good in all parts of your life. Train yourself to pay attention to ... Read more