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Michael Rucker

13 Podcast Episodes

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Pre-arb Excellence: a Chicago Cubs podcast

An MLB team considered Rucker worth a 40 man roster spot this off-season. That seems a reason to let him practice every day --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tim-huwe/support

20mins

10 Sep 2020

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The Happiness Reset- Episode 6 with Michael Rucker

The Happiness Reset

Friday's happiness habit is Positive Experience and on this episode play researcher Dr. Michael Rucker joins me to talk about why play and fun are vital for kids and adults.

27mins

4 Sep 2020

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Building Wind Energy at Scale with Michael Rucker

Climate Changers

Michael Rucker is the founder and CEO of Scout Clean Energy, a renewable energy development company headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. After helping craft some of the earliest global climate change agreements, Michael decided that he could have the greatest impact in the private sector. People thought he was crazy when he began working on wind power, but time has proven him to be prescient, as wind is now the most cost-effective source of power on the grid. The Scout team brings over 60 years of renewable wind and solar energy experience, specializing in leasing, permitting, interconnection, power marketing, finance, and construction.

12mins

12 Jun 2020

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Healthcare de Jure: Michael Rucker, Chief Digital Officer Active Wellness

Healthcare NOW Radio Podcast Network - Discussions on healthcare including technology, innovation, policy, data security, telehealth and more. Visit HealthcareNOWRadio.com

Host Matt Fisher chats with Michael Rucker, Chief Digital Officer, Active Wellness on the definition and evolving nature of wellness; interconnection of wellness and lifestyle; changing mind set to having fun; what does fun mean to each person; how to evaluate priorities and interests.To stream our Station live 24/7 visit www.HealthcareNOWRadio.com or ask Siri or Alexa to “….Play HealthcareNOW Radio”.Find all of our show episodes on your favorite podcast platforms. www.healthcarenowradio.com/listen/

28mins

27 Mar 2020

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High fives and Michael Rucker

Pre-arb Excellence: a Chicago Cubs podcast

A Donnie Dewees homer highlighted a 5-run ninth inning in a 16-5 Cubs win. Michael Rucker is back in Cubs camp at the MLB level. Two prospects are quarantined, and one has his arm in a sling.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tim-huwe/support

22mins

10 Mar 2020

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LOCKED ON ORIOLES — 2020 Player Previews: RHP Michael Rucker — Spencer Siegel Joins the Show

Locked On Orioles - Daily Podcast On The Baltimore Orioles

Host Connor Newcomb is joined by Spencer Siegel, one of the play-by-play voices of the Tennessee Smokies, to break down RHP Michael Rucker, who was with the Smokies last season. Spencer tells us why Rucker has the stuff to make the jump from AA to the big leagues and how Rucker's transition from a starter to a reliever went last year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

24mins

21 Feb 2020

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#37 The Science of Fun, with Dr. Michael Rucker

BrainFirst Radio with Ramon David

Dr. Michael Rucker received his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology in 2016 and has spent the last few years studying the psychological benefits of fun - and he’s coming out with a book on that topic next year. He is a peer-reviewed author with research covering topics from ethics to employee well-being, and used to work for Scientific Brain Training’s US Division, HAPPYNeuron. He then joined Active Wellness, where he currently works, and they provide health related services across the United States and Canada. https://michaelrucker.comGet the latest issue of BrainFirst Applied Neuroscience Magazine https://www.mybrainfirst.com/brainfirstmagazineInstagram for quotes & tips: https://www.instagram.com/mybrainfirstFacebook for insights and strategies: https://www.facebook.com/brainfirstConnect with me:https://www.instagram.com/ramondavidneuroBrainFirst Training Institute. Accredited neuroscience and brain-based training programs. https://www.brainfirsttraininginstitute.com

38mins

13 Jan 2020

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How to have more joy in your everyday with the fun expert Michael Rucker

Get Happy Hour

EPISODE – DR MIKE RUCKER BIOGRAPHY Dr. Mike Rucker is a charter member of the International Positive Psychology Association, as well as a member of the American Psychological Association. Mike is a frequent contributor to national press such as Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and CIO on topics related to well-being. Mike has spent the last few years studying the construct of fun and is coming out with a book on the subject in the summer of 2020. He has also published in peer-reviewed journals covering topics from employee well-being to ethics. SHOWNOTES Mike started off as an entrepreneur about 20 years ago and got introduced to academic professors of positive psychology and started using gratitude as a positive discipline. Mike suffered some setbacks a few years ago and was in despair and tried to use his tools of gratitude to pull him out but found himself deviated towards finding fun as part of a daily practice. Fun stands for adding not too much context to whatever we are doing and just finding the joy in it according to Mike. Auditing your week could be a great example to see where fun can be implemented and create more opportunities for joy. Creating opportunities around Mike’s children is an example of how he can create fun with her. Creating opportunities to ensure Mike has date nights with his wife are a timely investment in maintaining connection. Mike’s definition of happiness is showing or bringing pleasure or joy. Mike starts his day early with his kids and starts with gratitude. The top things that bring Mike joy in his life are creating art through content, hanging out with people that he loves water, and his animals. Mike’s fantasy meal would be a burrito. Mike’s non-negotiable would be extending loving kindness to others where an opportunity presents itself. The best thing that people can do for their health is sleep. Pharell’s Happy song would be his theme tune. Mike listens to a lot of comedians and music on the radio to make him laugh. Mike’s gratitude practice includes “paying it forward”, giving complements, BOOKS The Four Hour Week – Tim Ferress Laughter – Robert Provine THINGS DISCUSSED Website: https://michaelrucker.com/ Instagram: #thewonderoffun

59mins

28 Oct 2019

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Michael Rucker – CEO of Scout Clean Energy – The Stock Podcast, Ep.28

The Stock Podcast | CEO and CFO Interviews

Michael Rucker is the CEO and Founder of Scout Clean Energy, a private renewable energy developer. Michael is a renewable energy veteran with many years of experience developing utility-scale renewable energy facilities. Tune in to hear Michael talk about the history of Scout Clean Energy and renewable energy project development. The post Michael Rucker – CEO of Scout Clean Energy – The Stock Podcast, Ep.28 appeared first on The Stock Podcast | CEO & CFO Interviews.

1hr 5mins

12 Apr 2019

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The Power of Fun with Michael Rucker

Real Things Living

Dr. Michael Rucker's experiences are a great example of resilience. He used to be a tri-athlete and had to stop running a few years ago due to severe osteoarthritis. His younger brother passed away in that same time-frame. That was difficult to deal with, especially since running helped him manage stress in general.  He now makes time to focus his energy on the power of fun and writing a book about the benefits of it.  If you find joy in something, you will make time for it. https://michaelrucker.com

21mins

25 Mar 2019

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