Ep 26. Sim Sitkin: Duke's Coach K Professor on Building Trust

Ep 26. Sim Sitkin: Duke's Coach K Professor on Building Trust

Sim Sitkin is Michael W. Krzyzewski University Professor of Leadership, Founding Faculty Director of the Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics at the Fuqua School of Business, and Director of the Behavioral Science and Policy Center at Duke University. This episode focuses on trust, leadership, and building our capacity to create positive change in the world and Sim’s mega-HBR article The Stretch Goal Paradox...[Click here for more]

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Ep 25. Monica Worline: Awakening Compassion at Work

Ep 25. Monica Worline: Awakening Compassion at Work

Monica Worline is the founder and CEO of EnlivenWork, an organization that teaches businesses how to use compassionate leadership to enliven, or humanize and energize, the work they do. We spoke about the new book she co-authored with Jane Dutton, Awakening Compassion at Work: The Quiet Power that Elevates People and Organizations...[Click here for more]

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Ep 24. Joan Williams: What Elites Don't Get about the White Working Class

Ep 24. Joan Williams: What Elites Don't Get about the White Working Class

Joan Williams is a Distinguished Law Professor at the University of California Hastings and Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law, which promotes gender and racial equality in the workplace. She’s written extensively on gender and work. We discuss her just released book, White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America...[Click here for more]

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Ep 23. Erin Bagwell: Director of the Inspirational Film Dream, Girl

Ep 23. Erin Bagwell: Director of the Inspirational Film Dream, Girl

Erin Bagwell is founder of the Feminist Wednesday blog and producer of the film Dream, Girl which was screened at the White House, and named the # 1 feminist documentary by The Huffington Post. Erin was named one of Oprah's SuperSoul100. We discuss female entrepreneurs...[Click here for more]

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Ep 22. Marci Alboher: Encore Careers

Ep 22. Marci Alboher: Encore Careers

Marci Alboher is Vice President at Encore.org, a nonprofit making it easier for millions of older people to pursue second acts in their career. She is the author of The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life...[Click here for more]

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Ep 21. Matt Schneider: Pioneering Stay-at-Home Dad

Ep 21. Matt Schneider: Pioneering Stay-at-Home Dad

Matt Schneider is a stay-at-home dad and Wharton alumnus who founded City Dads Group, a diverse community of more than 8,000 fathers in 26 cities across the United States who are supporting each other and redefining what it means to be a dad in the 21st century.  Matt works with reporters, commercial brands, and...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 20. Catherine Steiner-Adair: Family Relationships in the Digital Age

Ep 20. Catherine Steiner-Adair: Family Relationships in the Digital Age

Catherine Steiner-Adair wants to ameliorate the negative effects of social media and technology on family life. She is a clinical psychologist at Harvard Medical School and author of The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 19. Sam Calagione: Founder of Dogfish Head Brewery

Ep 19. Sam Calagione: Founder of Dogfish Head Brewery

Sam Calagione is the Founder and CEO of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and author of Off Centered LeadershipFast Company named Sam one of The 100 Most Creative People in Business and The Wall Street Journal calls him “a pioneer of bizarre brews”. Stew and Sam discuss the unique culture he created at Dogfish emphasizing non-conformity, collaboration, and creativity...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 18. Michael Baime: Mindfulness Master

Ep 18. Michael Baime: Mindfulness Master

Michael Baime is a professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and founding director Director of the Penn Program for Mindfulness.  Michael started the program to help professionals reduce stress and... [Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 17. Brad Harrington: Fathers at Home

Ep 17. Brad Harrington: Fathers at Home

Brad Harrington is Executive Director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family and leads research focusing on the changing role of fathers, career management, and work-life integration.  He recently completed a series of...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 16. Andy Molinsky: Reach Beyond Your Comfort Zone

Ep 16. Andy Molinsky: Reach Beyond Your Comfort Zone

Andy Molinsky is a professor at Brandeis University’s International Business School where he helps people develop the insights and courage necessary to act outside their personal and cultural comfort zones. He holds a Ph.D in Organizational Behavior and M.A. in Psychology from Harvard University, and M.A. in International Affairs from Columbia University. His latest book...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 15. Doug Conant: World-Class Employee Engagement

Ep 15. Doug Conant: World-Class Employee Engagement

Doug Conant is founder of Conant Leadership and former CEO of the Campbell Soup Company, where he transformed employee engagement from average into world class. Doug is a NYT bestselling author, Chairman of the Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute at Northwestern University...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 14. Arianna Huffington: Founder of Thrive Global and The Huffington Post

Ep 14. Arianna Huffington: Founder of Thrive Global and The Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington is on a mission to redefine success and end burnout. She is founder and CEO of Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform aiming to change the way we work and live. She is founder of The Huffington Post... [Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 13. Scott Barry Kaufman: The Messy Minds of Creative People

Ep 13. Scott Barry Kaufman: The Messy Minds of Creative People

Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive psychologist who studies the messy minds of creative people. He is Scientific Director of the Imagination Institute in the Positive Psychology Center and professor of Positive Psychology at The University of Pennsylvania. At Penn he teaches...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 12. Emma Seppälä: Cultivating Resilience

Ep 12. Emma Seppälä: Cultivating Resilience

Emma Seppälä is author of The Happiness Track and Science Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University. She is also Co-Director of the Yale College Emotional Intelligence Project at Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a Lecturer at Yale College, where she teaches The Psychology of Happiness...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 11. Julie Foudy: Soccer Champion and Advocate for Gender Equity

Ep 11. Julie Foudy: Soccer Champion and Advocate for Gender Equity

Julie Foudy, currently an ESPN analyst and proud mother of two, is one of the most accomplished soccer players in the world. She competed in four World Cups, three Olympics, and is former Captain of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. In 2007, Julie was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Her leadership extends beyond the soccer field...[Click for Show Notes, Links, and more]

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Ep 10. Dave Asprey: Becoming Bulletproof

Ep 10. Dave Asprey: Becoming Bulletproof

Dave Asprey is founder and CEO of Bulletproof, a company known for its famous coffee, whose mission is to improve client performance through cutting-edge nutrition. He founded Bulletproof after spending years and over $250,000 to hack his own biology. He lost 100 pounds without counting calories or excessive exercise, used techniques to upgrade his brain...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 9. Tom Tierney: Co-Founder of the Bridgespan Group

Ep 9. Tom Tierney: Co-Founder of the Bridgespan Group

Tom Tierney is former CEO of Bain & Company and co-founder of The Bridgespan Group, a nonprofit management consulting firm that assists other nonprofits. He is chairman of the board at Ebay and serves on the The Hoover Institution’s board and on the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors. On top of all that, Tom is a successful writer...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 8. Scott Sonenshein: To Chase or To Stretch?

Ep 8. Scott Sonenshein: To Chase or To Stretch?

Scott Sonenshein is the Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor of Management at Rice University. His award-winning work has helped Fortune 500 executives, entrepreneurs, and professionals in many industries, such as tech and healthcare. Scott holds a PhD in...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 7. Cal Newport: Focus for Success in a Distracted World

Ep 7. Cal Newport: Focus for Success in a Distracted World

Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. But he’s not at all that nerdy, even though he earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009.  Newport writes about the impact of digital technology has on the world of work.  His 2016 book, Deep Work, argues that focus is the new...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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