Peter Cappelli: Why Most Employers Still Haven’t Decided The Future Of Their Offices

For much of the pandemic, a familiar ritual played out in workplaces around the globe. Companies set return-to-office dates, only to repeatedly backtrack & delay them due to health concerns. Apple, as one example, was set to have employees back in its offices at...

Dorie Clark: How To Be A Long-Term Thinker In A Short-Term Focused World

Success in life is never a question of how many tasks we get done in a day. It's not even a question of what we manage to achieve. Instead, it's about knowing our life’s purpose & taking the right steps to fulfill our potential. That all sounds very nice &...

Brad Stulberg: Remaining Grounded When The Future Is Uncertain

As we near the two-year anniversary of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the occasion merits some acknowledgment. The stress, strain, fear & ambiguity we’ve all endured as a result of this ordeal is truly incomparable to any other time in our lives. And even...

G. Richard Shell: How To Stand Up For Your Values At Work Without Paying A Dear Price

Longtime Wharton business and law school professor, G. Richard Shell, joins us to do double duty. It was Shell whom Wharton specifically chose to reinvent its entire MBA program curriculum, & our first objective in asking him to be a guest was to explain why one...

Naomi Shragai: To Understand Your Colleague’s Irrational Behavior, You Must First Understand Your Own.

We’ve all been frustrated by people who were difficult, angry & arbitrary. And we’ve all had hard-to-please bosses not to mention work colleagues who consistently got under our skin. It’s easy to point the finger at people who push our buttons – & judge them...

Jon Levy: Why A Sense Of Belonging Is Essential To The Well Being Of People Who Work Remotely

The key benefits of working remotely are clear to all of us. Not having to commute into an office every day frees us up to get more sleep, spend more time with family & get in regular work-outs in. And left alone most of the day – separate from attending a lot of...

Annie Murphy Paul: The Key To Superior Performance Lies In Thinking Outside The Brain

One of the recurring themes of our podcast series is the idea that society largely believes that all human cognition occurs in our brains & ignores the emerging science which proves human intelligence is distributed throughout our bodies – including even in our...

Katy Milkman: The Science Of Getting From Where You Are To Where You Are Meant To Be

Are you a manager, coach, or teacher who aims to help other people make meaningful change in their lives? Are you someone who’s currently struggling to kick-start change in your own? If you are either of these – or both – this episode will introduce you to...

Tom Gryta & Ted Mann: The Leadership Failures Of Two CEOs Who Steered GE Into Its Tragic Fall

Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently said that every leader in the world must read “Lights Out: Pride, Delusion and the Fall of General Electric.” Written by two masterful Wall Street Journal reporters, Tom Gryta and Ted Mann, it's an astonishingly true tale of how...

Maria Konnikova: Poker As A Guide To Life, Luck & Decision Making

All of us are seeking greater self-knowledge, & Maria Konnikova found it through poker – literally by challenging herself to become a champion of the game despite never having played it before. And she succeeded. In less than two years, she mastered the fiercely...
Ethan Kross: How To Tame Your Inner Critic

Ethan Kross: How To Tame Your Inner Critic

Do you have a voice in your head that operates like an inner critic & saboteur – one that undermines your success by calling you a loser or a failure, one that insists you’ll never be any good...

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Jim Loehr: Why Character Is Destiny

Jim Loehr: Why Character Is Destiny

Dr. Jim Loehr is the co-founder of Johnson & Johnson’s Human Performance institute & the author of 16 books. He’s a performance coach to some of the world’s greatest athletes including...

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David Rubenstein: “How To Lead”

David Rubenstein: “How To Lead”

As co-executive Chairman of the Carlyle Group, one of the world’s most successful private equity firms – & host of his eponymous podcast on Bloomberg – David Rubenstein has had unparalleled...

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Frances Frei: How To Build And Rebuild Trust

Frances Frei: How To Build And Rebuild Trust

In 2017, ride-sharing innovator, UBER was in serious trouble. The company was facing a lawsuit from drivers that alleged the firm had cheated them of pay. Various media reports described UBER as...

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Kim Scott: Leading With Radical Candor

Kim Scott: Leading With Radical Candor

We musn’t fool ourselves into believing that the majority of the world’s workplace managers have bought into the idea that caring deeply about people is essential to leadership success. Metrics on...

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Ashley Goodall: Nine Lies About Work

Ashley Goodall: Nine Lies About Work

In their new best-selling book, “Nine Lies About Work,” co-authors Marcus Buckingham (“First Break All The Rules”) & Cisco’s Director of Leadership, Ashley Goodall prove that many of the basic...

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Liz Fosslien: The Future Is Emotional

Liz Fosslien: The Future Is Emotional

There’s a longstanding taboo against displaying emotions in the workplace – and it’s based on the idea that we make our best business decisions when we keep feelings and intuition out of the mix....

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Daniel Coyle: Cracking “The Culture Code”

Daniel Coyle: Cracking “The Culture Code”

Podcast 005: Daniel Coyle New York Times bestselling author, Daniel Coyle spent the past four years researching the cultures at eight of the world’s most successful organizations — including the...

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Garry Ridge: The CEO Most Of Us Wish We Had

Garry Ridge: The CEO Most Of Us Wish We Had

Podcast 004: Garry Ridge For the past 20 years, Garry Ridge has been CEO of the WD-40 Company, and he’s built one of the most inspiring workplace cultures on the planet. INC. Magazine named him one...

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Tom Peters: A Leadership Legend In Rare Form

Tom Peters: A Leadership Legend In Rare Form

Podcast 003: Tom Peters Legendary leadership author, Tom Peters could easily be reclining on a New England beach these days. But he’s by no means the retiring type. Instead, he just published his...

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Jim Kouzes: A Leadership Giant!

Jim Kouzes: A Leadership Giant!

Podcast 001: Jim Kouses Thirty-years ago, Jim Kouzes and his collaborator Barry Posner wrote "The Leadership Challenge" – a book that has sold 2.5 million copies (so far) and is taught in...

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Mark C. Crowley: Glad You’ve Joined Us!

Mark C. Crowley: Glad You’ve Joined Us!

Podcast 000: Mark C. Crowley The expression "Lead From The Heart" elicits different meanings to different people, so Mark uses his first podcast to introduce himself, his vision for the show and...

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