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Wednesday Wisdoms 30

I am stuck between 20th century’s standards and 21st century realities. ~Dr. Z

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The Daily Decision-20-Impact bias

The Daily Decision-20-Impact bias

Hello Hello This is Dr. Z, Zachary Brooks, with The Daily Decision

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Wednesday Wisdoms 29

Can you cite a statistic because you meme so much I can’t tell if you’re faking. ~ Dr. Z

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The Daily Decision-19-Empathy gap

The Daily Decision-19-Empathy gap

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Wednesday Wisdoms 28

In the analog world, phenomena had to be analyzed post-hoc. In the digital world everything is implemented without analysis. ~ Dr. Z

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The Daily Decision-18-Courtesy bias

The Daily Decision-18-Courtesy bias

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Wednesday Wisdoms 27

I am successful because I wake up everyday and work. ~Dr. Z

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Wednesday Wisdoms 26

Extremes meet at the closest part of the horseshoe. ~ Dr. Z

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Organ Oracles 09: Steve Donaldson, Transplant Athlete (Scotland) 3-3

Organ Oracles, Steve Donaldson, Transplant Athlete, Episode 09

As a junior cyclist, Steve beat Robert Millar* who later finished fourth in the Tour de France. But Steve’s dreams were cut short when he developed a heart muscle condition that forced him to give up cycling when he was 20. 30 years and one heart transplant later, Steve returned for the hardest ride of his life; a 15-second spin on a stationary bicycle at the hospital.  Becoming a champion was never easier.

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Organ Oracles

Each Organ Oracles podcast consists of inspirational stories of people who have had life-saving organ transplants and their achievements after their life-altering moments.

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About Dr. Z Podcasts

The mission of Dr. Z Podcasts is to find, record, and share stories about humans engaged in one of the 6As* of life.

*6As = athletics, adventure, academics, art, advocacy, human algorithm. The 6As is the name of the book I am writing and the foundation for Dr. Z Podcasts.

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About Dr. Z

Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. *I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

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Win or Learn

  • Not accomplishing goals is a big part of life which creates opportunities for learning. In Win or Learn, we interview the people given an opportunity to learn after not achieving a goal.

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Daily Decision

  • In The Daily Decision, Dr. Z delivers you a one-minute podcast on one decision making topic because you want to make better decisions.

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  • In Leaders on the Line, we explore technical problems and adaptive challenges various leaders face in business and politics. Every show has a theme such as “success,” “team,” or “strategy” in which Dr. Z and a guest do a deep dive into case studies to uncover gold.
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Wednesday Wisdoms 25

Reacting with a counterfactual does not equal critical thinking. ~ Dr. Z

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