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Podyssey Picks (Jan 10): Top Community Recommendations

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Here’s this week’s roundup of top podcasts and playlist recommendations from the Podyssey community. From Facebook and Twitter blocking Donald Trump’s accounts to a serial killer who only kills other murderers, you’ll have lots of podcasts to discover this week. Also, we’re excited to spotlight our podcast sponsor, FanDummies, which unpacks the details behind your favourite Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Superhero shows and movies each week.

Learn negotiation techniques from one of the most powerful people in book publishing.

write2tg recommended:Dec 30th, 2020

It is always interesting to hear from “connectors” who can introduce two people who don’t think they like each other or can work with each other and yet get a bestseller out of them! Absolutely loved Suzanne’s insights about negotiation, power and ambition in women.

10. Suzanne Gluck: “I'm a Person Who Can Convince Other People to Do Things”

by People I (Mostly) Admire

How can we listen to people we don’t agree with and rebuild trust in an era of “fake news”? Learn about the challenges of citizenship in a networked age.

Sponsored episode by Stories of Impact podcast

When Kathy Smith and her mom went down to the basement their nightmare began ... Find out what happened to them.

Sponsored episode by Crimes & Consequences podcast

EP62: Don't Go in the Basement!

EP62: Don't Go in the Basement!

Crimes & Consequences - Hardcore True Crime

39:48 | Dec 14th, 2020

Bananas are cheap because of their brutal origins involving death, exploitation, and colonialism.

mm recommended:Nov 23rd, 2020

Wow, the reason why bananas are so cheap to this day is because of its history of colonialism and state-sanctioned slavery helped one entrepreneurial man create a business model that survived. Such a shocking story about the birth of the banana republic.

Reframing History: Bananas

by Throughline

What was the designer of the poop emoji thinking? Find out with this playlist on emojis and icons.

Emojis and icons

14 episodes

Curated by:epekilis

A terrifying shooting at a bowling alley leaves a town reeling.

One of Silicon Valley’s first Black female CEOs on leadership, imposter syndrome, and being unapologetically ambitious.

yesitsamerica recommended:Jan 4th

In this episode Shellye talks about how vulnerability is key for leadership. Asking for help doesn’t make you weak; it means you know when you need to improve your skills or someone else could compliment your strengths. HIGHLIGHTS ✨ Why focus on your strengths that you’re only “okay” at when you ...Show More

How To Be Unapologetically Ambitious with Shellye Archambeau

by Venture Stories

What does 2021 have in store? Five Harvard professors make predictions.

olivier recommended:Dec 29th, 2020

I couldn’t wait for the HBR after hours to come back. This last episode of the year was amazing and sets the stage for next year. I highly recommend this episode, in which five amazing professors at Harvard try and think about what next year has in store for us.

A Year-End Mega-Episode! Our Predictions for 2021

by After Hours

Government officials are facing backlash for their tropical vacations taken during Canada’s COVID lockdown.

aliceko recommended:Jan 4th

Wtf?! This is unbelievable. Are these politicians living in a different world?

Anger grows over politicians’ pandemic travelling

by Front Burner

Can magic mushrooms treat anxiety and depression?

jennx recommended:Jan 5th

Fascinating research on how psilocybin can possibly treat patients with depression and anxiety. You’ll hear the many (vastly different) unearthly, bizarre yet profound experiences from patients who have undergone this treatment.

Magic Mushrooms: Trip Through the Science

by Science Vs

Kickoff 2021 with the best goal-setting podcasts curated by imperfect action coach Emma Norris.

Sponsored by A Girl in Progress podcast

The Best Goal Setting Podcasts

8 episodes

Curated by:agirlinprogress

The real-life Dexter: Meet the serial killer who only kills other murderers.

Why Facebook and Twitter blocked Donald Trump’s accounts.

The Princess Bride actor Mandy Patinkin on life, death, and the unknown.

✨ Podcast Partner Spotlight: FanDummies (Sponsored)

Looking to geek out about movies and TV every week? FanDummies decodes and debates Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Superhero media and tells you all about the background, fandom, actors, and other interesting bits you need to know.

FanDummies - Superheroes, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy Fandoms

FanDummies - Erin and Greg


👉 Featured Episode: Countdown the Top 10 Movies and TV Shows of 2020 for Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Superhero fandoms.