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Ep 116. Meredith Bodgas: Supporting Today's Working Parents

Ep 116. Meredith Bodgas: Supporting Today's Working Parents

Meredith Bodgas is the Editor-in-Chief of Working Mother Magazine and Workingmother.com. She talks with Stew about the culture change afoot in American companies as they strive to do the right thing by all their employees -- working mothers and fathers, LGBT employees, those with disabilities, both visible and invisible, and our military employees. They discuss the new Culture@Work initiative and the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE)…[Click for more]

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Ep 109. Aron Ain: Inspired Work

Ep 109. Aron Ain: Inspired Work

Aron Ain is Chairman and CEO of Kronos, named by Fortune and Great Place to Work as one of the 20 best places to work in technology for the second year in a row, and author of Work Inspired: How to Build an Organization Where Everyone Loves to Work. Aron was the inaugural recipient of the “Ray Stata Leadership and Innovation Award” from the Massachusetts High Technology Council, and was recognized as “CEO of the Year” by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, and as “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst & Young. He has been profiled by The New York Times about “The Incalculable Value of a Good Boss” and was featured in Harvard Business Review and the HBR IdeaCast. Stew and Aron discuss the importance, and the ripple effects, of trusting employees…[Click for more]

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Ep 79. Advocates for Paid Leave: Ellen Bravo, Sen. Joe Fain, Rep. Kaniela Ing

Ep 79. Advocates for Paid Leave: Ellen Bravo, Sen. Joe Fain, Rep. Kaniela Ing

This week Stew speaks with three guests who are all advocates of paid family leave: Ellen Bravo (founding director of Family Values at Work), Washington State Republican Senator Joe Fain, and Hawaii Democratic State Representative Kaniela Ing. They discuss the need for paid leave (beyond parental leave) and the economics for employers and employees and societal impact. [Click for more]

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Ep 45. Sarah Green Carmichael: Work Obsession

Ep 45. Sarah Green Carmichael: Work Obsession

Sarah Green Carmichael is a Senior Editor at Harvard Business Review and host of the award-winning HBR IdeaCast. Stew and Sarah discuss the trend amongst millennials of working longer hours, the reasons for this, and ways to avoid burnout. Sarah uses the term “work obsession” as opposed to “workaholism” or even “work martyrdom”...[Click here for more]

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Ep 1. David Burkus: The Death of Email

Ep 1. David Burkus: The Death of Email

David Burkus is a bestselling author, successful podcaster, and professor at Oral Roberts University who challenges traditional ways of conducting business. David’s previous book was The Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies and People Generate Great Ideas.  His most recent is...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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