| | PA Radio – Episode 247: Melissa Schilling

Author / Cali Hinzman

A Little struggle Goes a Long Way

Strap. Your. Damn. Self. In. This week’s episode with Melissa Schilling [Twitter: @mschilli1] will absolutely shatter any of your perceptions of what makes a person successful. Learn how some of the most notoriously accomplished innovators exhibited a common set of character traits. Schilling’s obsession with the topic led her to research these complex minds and personalities.

Schilling also discusses how through her studies, she’s learned that a little struggle goes a long way. As she states, if there is any chance a person can achieve a difficult task on their own, you should let them. Rescuing them when things get tough will only discourage self efficacy and confidence.

As an NYU Professor and author of numerous technology, innovation, and strategy books, Schilling is overqualified for our podcast. Scratch that intellectual itch implement some of her surprising research takeaways.


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Quirky: The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World

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Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.


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