Cal and Cathy welcome Michele Gelfand, author of Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World (https://www.michelegelfand.com/rule-makers-rule-breakers), for a discussion about the culture of the massage profession, and how an understanding of tight and loose cultures can lead to a better understanding of ourselves and our fellow practitioners.
Take Michele’s tight/loose mindset quiz here: https://www.michelegelfand.com/tl-quiz
Get Michele’s book here.
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About our guest:
Dr. Michele Gelfand (https://www.michelegelfand.com) is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. Gelfand uses field, experimental, computational, and neuroscience methods to understand the evolution of culture–as well as its multilevel consequences for human groups. Her work has been cited over 20,000 times and has been featured in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, National Public Radio, Voice of America, Fox News, NBC News, ABC News, The Economist, De Standard, among other outlets. She is the author of Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire the World (Scribner, 2018.) A native New Yorker, Michele currently lives in University Park, Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and her dog, Pepper.