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Big Questions with Cal Fussman

Mar 24, 2020

Cal sits down for a bowl of pasta while on lockdown in Los Angeles with Chris Schembra who’s on lockdown in New York. Chris is an award-winning Broadway producer who is most proud of starting a series of pasta dinners to bring people together and show them the power of gratitude. Chris has the secret sauce to...


Mar 17, 2020

Cal talks with the founder and co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul franchise, which has sold half a billion books over the years -- Mark Victor Hansen. Mark and his wife, Crystal Dwyer Hansen, have a book coming out in April called ASK, which is a significant topic in the midst of the coronavirus. Hundreds...


Mar 10, 2020

As news of the coronavirus spreads, Cal looks for a way to put it all in perspective with Michael O’Brien, an executive coach who teaches us how to neutralize bad moments and keep them from spiraling into bad days. That coaching career came about after Michael was riding a bicycle one morning 19 years ago, and was...


Mar 3, 2020

Cal reaches out to Harvard grad, science writer and great-grandmother of 12 to get advice on how to respond to the coronavirus. Aunt Mitzi has interviewed hundreds of experts in healthcare over her career and has connections throughout Asia. She’s completely up to date on the crisis, and she counsels listeners of Big...


Feb 25, 2020

Cal and his old pal talk about unique ways to think about self-improvement that call us to step aside and try something new to add to our existing skill levels. The conversation questions whether you can get more out of yourself by spending 10,000 hours doing different things as opposed to mastering one thing over...