Change Agent

6 EpisodesProduced by The New York Times

How can learning the secrets of competitive breath holding help a woman fix an online shopping habit? What can a recovering alcoholic learn from a Domino's Pizza marketing campaign? Charles Duhigg, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of “The Power of Habit,” hosts this podcast that turn… read more

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Boy Problem

February 28th, 2018

27:08

Allene is 80. She's been widowed for 7 years. And then she meets Larry, who makes her feel "on fire from the neck down." Things seem to be going great before he ghosts her, throwing Allene into an existential crisis. …

Showing Up

February 28th, 2018

20:57

Every time it rains, Marisa stays up all night wondering if anyone will show up to work the next day. She runs a bike messenger company, but no one wants to ride a bike when it's pouring outside. It's bad for business. …

The Talk

February 28th, 2018

32:17

M's friend says things that really bother M. Racist and homophobic things. He wants to know how to talk to his good friend about the offensive stuff he says, but he doesn't really know how. We find some lessons in the …

Telling the Truth

February 28th, 2018

23:07

Beth is an alcoholic in recovery with a four and a half-year blank spot on her resume. She's sober now and ready to go on job interviews, but she's …

Self-Control

February 28th, 2018

27:08

Ashley shops online. A lot. Sends stuff to places all over the city. Hides her packages when they arrive. She wants to go a month without buying …

Introducing: Change Agent

March 1st, 2018

1:53

Problem? Solution. Well, maybe. A new limited-run series from The New York Times.

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