November 8

Celeste Headlee Public Radio Journalist, Top TED Speaker, and Best Selling Author


Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist who has appeared on NPR, PBS World, PRI, CNN, BBC and other international networks. She was formerly a host at National Public Radio, anchoring shows including Tell Me More, Talk of the Nation, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition.

For many years, Celeste has been a mentor and managing editor for NPR’s Next Generation Radio Project, training young reporters and editors in broadcasting.

Celeste’s upcoming book, Speaking of Race: Why Everybody Needs to Talk About Racism–and How to Do It, is an urgently needed guide where Celeste teaches us how to have productive conversations about race, offering insights, advice, and support.

Previous books from Celeste include: Do Nothing — How to Break Away From Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving, and We Need To Talk – How To Have Better Conversations.

Episode Summary: Matt & Richard have a very passionate conversation with Celeste about how we need a refresh and reset after the world of COVID. There are some great takeaways and tactics on using social media in a more healthy and productive way. It's all about looking at the world in a different way and life hacks on more energy, relationships, and having difficult conversations.