Inkandescent Entrepreneur Show

January 30 2015

Andrea Kuszewski on the Science of Sex

Inkandescent Entrepreneur Show
Andrea Kuszewski on the Science of Sex
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Each February we talk about the power and importance of Love when it comes to operating a powerful, successful business. This year we thought it would be fun to feature a scientist who focuses not just on our professional lives, but also on our personal ones.

That doesn’t mean the research that Andrea Kuszewski does has no connection to our companies.

Rather, the science she studies has turned up some fascinating facts that cross the line between work and play. Intrigued?

In this podcast interview you’ll learn:

  • What is the science of sex
  • How dopamine and oxytocin affect us
  • Whether these neurotransmitters can have a negative effect on our relationships
  • How neuroscience is relevant to all of our relationships, including the bonds we develop with employees, colleagues, customers, and vendors
  • And more!

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Your Host: Journalist, PR expert, author, and entrepreneur Hope Katz Gibbs, founder of the Inkandescent PR + Publishing Co.

About the Show: Bringing the voices of small-business owners to the radio waves is the goal of The Inkandescent Entrepreneur Show, which launched in the fall of 2012. In each episode, Hope interviews the leaders who have built million-dollar businesses and sold their companies to one of the Fortune 500, or took a tiny idea and turned it into a social enterprise that is impacting the masses.

So, what’s your story? If you’d like to be interviewed on The Inkandescent Entrepreneur Show on inkandescentradio.com, send Hope Katz Gibbs an email: hope@hopegibbs.com.

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