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Where There’s Smoke is a weekly podcast that explores self-development through the filter of current events, pop culture, and experience. We surf the zeitgeist through an array of audio clips, quotes, concepts, and conversations.

In the spirit of The Daily Show and This American Life, we throw everything into an audio centrifuge that separates “what” from “why”. You walk away with insights and actionable solutions to improve your business, relationships, and almost any area of your life.

Mar 31, 2015

Success. Most people say they want it, and yet few know what “it” is to them. Ask most people what success means to them, and they aren’t sure.

In this episode, we give you a new perspective to contemplate success - by starting with “feeling”. And we borrow an idea from a “President of the Internet” to...

Mar 24, 2015

Why do we ask questions? What power do they have? And how can they help us create and shape our businesses, relationships, and lives?

What would it sound like to take an exploration into the world of questions? Could we start with some famous movie quotes? Perhaps steer into historic moments? And maybe dig into: Why do...

Mar 17, 2015

Thinking, Fast and Slow would be a great name for your mind, if it were a professional wrestling duo in the ‘80s. It is also the title of a 2011 best selling book by psychologist Daniel Kahneman which analyzes the dichotomy between two modes of thought – Intuition (System 1) and Reasoning (System 2).

This week we...

Mar 10, 2015

Love is the still the killer app. No matter how much we innovate our strategies and advance our technology, all great leaders will tell you that caring is still at the heart of success.

This week, we explore powerful concepts like kindness and support, while honoring the life of Stuart Scott - a man who practiced both...

Mar 3, 2015

"Fish discover water last” is a French Proverb. It’s meaning is that when we are completely immersed in something, we are oblivious it is there. It is only when are pulled of it, that we can see how immersed we were.

This week we leap off a viral rant by Gary Vaynerchuk and discuss the state of criticizing,...