The Leonard Lopate Show

Tweak It: Small Changes, Big Differences

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Cali Williams Yost explains how resolving the job-versus-life conflict doesn't require the kind of big, disruptive, scary transformation that so many time-management "experts" recommend. Instead, you can make small, consistent, everyday changes to improve your job performance and your well-being. In  Tweak It she gives examples of people who have tweaked their lives and guides readers on how they can improve their lives, both on off the job.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Plastic Free

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Beth Terry talks about how to limit your plastic footprint. Her book Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too provides personal anecdotes, stats about the environmental and health problems related to plastic, and personal solutions and tips on how to limit how much plastic you use every day.

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The Takeaway

Living Well in Tiny Spaces

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

In September, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote on a proposal to reduce the minimum apartment size to 150 square feet. Will 'spacious' and 'urban' soon be completely mutually exclusive?

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John Corcoran, Part 2: The Teacher Who Couldn’t Read

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

John Corcoran spent 17 years as a high school teacher without knowing how to read or write. This is Part 2 of the story of how he pulled it off and where it all led in the end.



John Corcoran, Part 1: The Teacher Who Couldn’t Read

Friday, February 10, 2012

John Corcoran graduated from college and taught high school for 17 years without knowing how to read or write. This is Part 1 of the story about how he pulled that off.


The New Yorker: Fiction

Thomas McGuane reads James Salter

Friday, January 09, 2009

Thomas McGuane reads James Salter's "Last Night," and discusses it with The New Yorker's fiction edi