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Kathryn Sollmann is a flexwork and financial security expert and author of the book Ambition Redefined: Why the Corner Office Doesn't Work for Every Woman & What to Do Instead. A mother of two daughters, Kathryn has worked non-stop since age 16 in many flexible ways. In 2002, she co-founded the Women@Work Network, one of the first companies focused on helping women return to the workforce, and she has led many compelling events that show women alternatives to the full-time, traditional corporate ...

Professor James Pawelski and his wife Suzann Pileggi Pawelski are co-authors of Happy Together: Using the Science of Positive Psychology to Build Love That Lasts. James is Professor of Practice and Director of Education in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania, where he co-founded the world's first Master of Applied Positive Psychology Program with Martin Seligman in 2005. In collaboration with Penn’s Campaign for Wellness, he is launching a new interdisciplinary under ...

Ep 100. Dan Schawbel: Back to Human

Wed Nov 28 2018 (48:58)

Dan Schawbel on technology is isolating or connecting

Dan Schawbel is a partner and research director at Future Workplace, an HR advisory and research firm, and the Founder of both Millennial Branding and WorkplaceTrends.com. His third business book is Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation. Dan is bestselling author of two previous books: Promote Yourself and Me 2.0. He’s conducted dozens of research studies and interviewed over 2,000 of the world’s most successful people, including Warren Buffett, Anthony Bourd ...

Ep 99. Tom Gardner: For the Long Run

Wed Nov 21 2018 (47:21)

CEO of the Motley Fool

Tom Gardner is CEO of The Motley Fool, a company he co-founded with his brother, David, in 1993. In 2014 and 2015, Glassdoor ranked The Motley Fool the #1 place to work in the U.S. for companies with between 250-1000 employees. Gardner strives to create an environment at work where their employees have autonomy and where there are as few as possible mandates from the top; an environment where everyone can thrive. The Motley Fool allows employees to select some of their personal benefits (like ha ...

Jason is Co-Founder and CEO of Basecamp, a Chicag…

Jason is Co-Founder and CEO of Basecamp, a Chicago-based software company known for its innovative approach to work. He’s just released his third business book, It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work. Jason is a long-time proponent of keeping companies profitable, lean, and manageable. He believes in businesses -- not startups -- and that the only successful approach to business is a calm one. He and his co-founder are also the other of two other books, REWORK and REMOTE, and Jason also writes Inc. ...

Erin Owen, author of Refuel Recharge and Re-energ…

Erin Owen, author of Refuel Recharge and Re-energize: Your Guide to Taking Back Control of Your Time and Energy, joined Total Leadership’s client services team in 2005. She earned her MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and her graduate certificate in International Studies from the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in Nanjing, China. She holds a B.A. in Chinese Studies from Grinnell and certification in Health Coaching from the internationally recognized Institute ...

Ep 96. Shaun Francis: Eat, Move, Think

Wed Oct 24 2018 (49:47)

Shaun Francis is Chair and CEO of Medcan and he’s…

Shaun Francis is Chair and CEO of Medcan and he’s author of a recently released book entitled Eat, Move, Think: The Path to a Healthier, Stronger, Happier You. He was a student in Stew’s very first Total Leadership class for Executive MBAs at Wharton. Medcan is a global leader in assessing their clients’ overall well-being and inspiring them to live well for life. It’s routinely recognized for as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Shaun graduated from the United States Naval Academy after h ...

Ben Feder is President of International Partnersh…

Ben Feder is President of International Partnerships for the U. S. for Tencent, the Chinese internet titan that owns WeChat. Previously, Ben was CEO of Take Two Interactive, publisher of Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto. He’s the author of Take Off Your Shoes: One Man’s Journey from the Boardroom to Bali and Back, a tale of his journey of self-discovery when he left corporate America, unplugged, and took his family to live in Bali for a year. Stew and Ben talk about priorities in our liv ...

Sally Thornton is founder and CEO of Forshay, a c…

Sally Thornton is founder and CEO of Forshay, a company that focuses on how people can do their best work through executivhttp://forshay.com/e recruiting, project-based work, and improving the system of work through increased diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Sally launched WorkLab in 2015, a design thinking community of action committed to making work better, based on her work with Stanford's "Redesigning and Redefining Work" project. She lectures regularly at Stanford’s Graduate School of B ...

Johann Berlin, CEO of TLEX Institute (which stand…

Johann Berlin, CEO of TLEX Institute (which stands for Transformational Leadership for Excellence) specializes in working with CEOs, companies and corporate teams to improve their connections to each other through techniques that promote mental clarity — some that you’ll recognize if you practice yoga. He says better mental clarity — it’s often called mindfulness — is needed to process the constant flow of information we receive, to navigate challenges, and to handle stress. Johann focuses on ad ...

Erica Dhawan is Founder and CEO of Cotential, an …

Erica Dhawan is Founder and CEO of Cotential, an organization that works to maximize the power of connection in the workplace and beyond. Their services include training programs, speakers, and tools for businesses to leverage their potential connections. Erica attended the Wharton School as well as MIT and Harvard University. She was named by Thinkers50 as “The Oprah of Management Ideas” and co-authored the bestseller Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence. Erica thinks wor ...

Ep 91. Francesca Gino: Rebel Talent

Thu Sep 20 2018 (50:06)

Francesca Gino is a behavioral scientist and the …

Francesca Gino is a behavioral scientist and the Tandon Family Professor of Business Administration in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School. She’s been honored as one of the world’s Top 40 Business Professors under 40 and one of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers. She’s the author of the Sidetracked and Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life. Francesca and Stew discuss the five key talents of rebels -- they demonstrat ...

Nigel Travis is Executive Chairman of Dunkin' Bra…

Nigel Travis is Executive Chairman of Dunkin' Brands. His new book is The Challenge Culture: Why the Most Successful Organizations Run on Pushback. Nigel served as CEO of Dunkin' Brands from 2009 through July 2018. His distinctive human-centered perspective on leadership and management, now viewed as essential in today’s complex and diverse global organizations, took root early in his career when he was a human resources manager. Prior to Dunkin Brands, he served as President and COO at Blockbus ...

Amy Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leader…

Amy Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at Harvard Business School. Her work on teaming, psychological safety, and leadership influences corporate and academic audiences around the world. In November Wiley will publish her latest book, which is called The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace For Learning, Innovation and Growth. Her other books include Extreme Teaming: Lessons in Complex, Cross-Sector Leadership, which provides new ins ...

Ep 88. Laura Vanderkam: Off the Clock

Wed Aug 29 2018 (48:47)

Laura Vanderkam is the author of Off The Clock: F…

Laura Vanderkam is the author of Off The Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done as well as several other time management and productivity books, including such as I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time and What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast. She co-hosts, with Sarah Hart-Unger, the podcast Best of Both Worlds. Her TED talk, How to Gain Control of Your Free Time, has been viewed more than six million times. She lives outside Philadelphia w ...

Nancy Rothstein, a proud Penn alum, is known as …

Nancy Rothstein, a proud Penn alum, is known as The Sleep Ambassador. She is also Director of Corporate Sleep Programs at CIRCADIAN, a global company that provides 24/7 workforce performance and safety solutions for businesses that operate around the clock. Nancy, who earned her MBA from from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, helps people make lasting shifts to optimize their sleep quality and quantity. As Director of CIRCADIAN® Corporate Sleep Programs, she consults to Fortu ...

Guy Spier is an investor based in Zurich. In June…

Guy Spier is an investor based in Zurich. In June 2007 he made headlines by bidding US $650,100 with Mohnish Pabrai for a charity lunch with Warren Buffett. Since 1997 he has managed Aquamarine Fund, an investment partnership inspired by, and styled after, the original 1950’s Buffett partnerships. Previously, Guy Spier worked as an investment banker in New York and as a management consultant in London and Paris. Spier is co-host of TEDxZurich and wrote The Education of a Value Investor: My Trans ...

Morra Aarons-Mele is founder of the award-winning…

Morra Aarons-Mele is founder of the award-winning social impact agency Women Online and The Mission List, a social change influencer database. She is an Internet marketer who has been working with women online since 1999, when she helped Hillary Clinton log on for her first Internet chat. Morra has launched online campaigns for President Obama, Malala Yousafzai, the United Nations, and many other leading figures and organizations. She’s the host of the popular podcast Hiding in the Bathroom and ...

Herminia Ibarra is the Charles Handy Professor of…

Herminia Ibarra is the Charles Handy Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School. Before that she was on the faculty at INSEAD and the Harvard Business School. She is a judge for the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award, a member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network, and recognized by Thinkers 50 among the most influential management thinkers in the world. Her book Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader explains how to step up to a bigger leadership ...

Ep 83. Neil Blumenthal: Sacred Time

Wed Jul 25 2018 (45:23)

Neil Blumenthal is co-founder and co-CEO of Warby…

Neil Blumenthal is co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, a lifestyle brand that offers designer eyewear at a low price with a focus on being socially conscious. Prior to launching Warby Parker in 2010, Neil served as director of VisionSpring, a nonprofit social enterprise that trains low-income women to start their own businesses selling affordable eyeglasses to individuals living on less than $4 per day in developing countries. In 2015, Fast Company named Warby Parker the most innovative compa ...

Susan Ashford is Chair of the Management and Orga…

Susan Ashford is Chair of the Management and Organizations Group at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, where she holds the Michael and Susan Jandernoa Professorship in Management and Organization. Her passion is using her teaching and research to help people be maximally effective in their work settings. Her research has been published in a variety of top academic outlets as well as in the business media. In 2002, Sue was named a Fellow of the Academy of Management, recog ...

Ep 81. Keith Ferrazzi: Serve and Grow

Wed Jul 11 2018 (31:02)

Keith Ferrazzi is a New York Times best-selling a…

Keith Ferrazzi is a New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur, and master networker. His research and consulting firm, Ferrazzi Greenlight, helps companies manage networks and relationships in order to reach strategic goals. He is the author of several books including Never Eat Alone which discusses the power of interpersonal relationships to stimulate personal growth and Who’s Got Your Back. Greenlight Giving, his foundation, does similar work through community service, building relation ...

Yuri Kruman is an experienced executive and manag…

Yuri Kruman is an experienced executive and management consultant for Fortune 500 companies such as Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and top VC-backed startups such as Maxwell. He is a startup advisor and official member of the Forbes Coaches Council as well as a Forbes contributor. Yuri's consulting, advising, and coaching portfolio includes speaking engagements, workshops, and advisory work on personal and professional development. He's been published or featured on Inc., Fast Company, Time, Ma ...

This week Stew speaks with three guests who are a…

This week Stew speaks with three guests who are all advocates of paid family leave: Ellen Bravo, Washington State Republican Senator Joe Fain, and Hawaii Democratic State Representative Kaniela Ing. Ellen Bravo is a founding director of Family Values @ Work, a network of coalitions in 27 states working for policies such as paid sick days and family and medical leave insurance. Before that, Ellen was director of 9to5, an organization improving working conditions and ensuring the rights of women. ...

Ep 78. Leah Weiss: How We Work

Wed Jun 20 2018 (48:37)

Dr. Leah Weiss is author of How We Work: Live You…

Dr. Leah Weiss is author of How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind. Leah teaches a perennially waitlisted course at Stanford Business School called "Leading with Mindfulness and Compassion." With a degree in Social Work and in Theology she she brings a distinctive perspective to business education. As a lecturer, teacher, and trainer, she has developed customized trainings that integrate evidence-based meditation techniques with the latest academic resea ...

Dan Calista is founder and CEO of Vynamic, named …

Dan Calista is founder and CEO of Vynamic, named #1 boutique consulting firm, as well as Best Small Firm and Best Places to Work. Vynamic is the Philadelphia area’s largest management consulting firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. Dan has created a work culture that emphasizes the happiness and health of his team members as well as his clients. He walks the talk and the result is that all stakeholders win. Stew and Dan talk about the various ways Vynamic invests in the whole liv ...

Maggie Jackson is an award-winning author and for…

Maggie Jackson is an award-winning author and former Boston Globe columnist known for her penetrating coverage of social issues, especially technology’s impact on humanity. Her essays and articles have appeared in publications worldwide, including the The New York Times, Business Week, Utne, and on National Public Radio. One of her most popular books is Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age which jumpstarted our global conversation on the steep costs of fragmenting our att ...

Maurice Schweitzer is the Cecilia Yen Koo Profess…

Maurice Schweitzer is the Cecilia Yen Koo Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on emotions, ethical decision-making, and the negotiation process. Maurice is co-author of the powerful and incredibly useful book Friend & Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both. He teaches negotiations in Wharton’s executive education program, MBA, and undergraduate programs. In this episode, Maur ...

Susan David is the author of the bestselling book…

Susan David is the author of the bestselling book Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life. She is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award winning Harvard Medical School psychologist. She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and guest on national radio and television. She was named on the Thinkers50 Radar list of people shaping the future of organizations and manageme ...

Laine Joelson Cohen is Director of Leadership and…

Laine Joelson Cohen is Director of Leadership and Executive Development at Citigroup. Leading teams has been the cornerstone of her career. After 20 years working in diverse HR roles, Laine decided to follow her passion for coaching and developing people and became Citi’s North America Director of Leadership, Executive and Professional Development. Laine was recently named to Marshall Goldsmith “100 Coaches” group. She believes leadership happens in small, everyday moments and that each of us ha ...

Due Quach is the founder and CEO of Calm Clarity …

Due Quach is the founder and CEO of Calm Clarity and author of Calm Clarity: How to Use Science to Rewire Your Brain for Greater Wisdom, Fulfillment and Joy. Due was a refugee from Vietnam, a graduate of Harvard College and also of the Wharton MBA program (Class of 2006). She overcame the long-term effects of poverty and trauma by turning to neuroscience and meditation. After building a successful international business career in management consulting and private equity investments, she studied ...

Ep 71. David Burkus: Friend of a Friend

Wed May 02 2018 (30:11)

David Burkus is a best-selling author and associa…

David Burkus is a best-selling author and associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University. His latest book, Friend of a Friend: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career, offers a new perspective on how to grow networks and build key connections—one based on the science of human behavior, not rote networking advice. His TED talk has been viewed over 1.8 million times and he is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review. Stew ...

Whitney Johnson’s research and work in disruptive…

Whitney Johnson’s research and work in disruptive innovation helps individuals and corporations manage change. She is author of the critically acclaimed Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work and Dare, Dream Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream. After Disrupt Yourself was published, she was recognized as one of the world's fifty most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50. Her new book, Build an 'A'-Team: Play To Their Strengths and Lead Them U ...

Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA is President and CEO o…

Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA is President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health. Prior to joining Jefferson, Dr. Klasko was CEO of USF Health and Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida. He also served as Dean of the College of Medicine at Drexel University and CEO of Drexel University Physicians. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Healthcare Transformation, author of The Phantom Stethoscope: A Field Manual for an Optimistic Future in Medi ...

Sarah Green Carmichael is an Executive Editor at …

Sarah Green Carmichael is an Executive Editor at Harvard Business Review (she’s been Stew’s editor for a decade). She hosts the long-running HBR IdeaCast and co-hosts its new podcast, Women at Work. Stew and Sarah discuss some hot topics that concern women at work, including how men and women communicate differently and why women are heard less than men; #MeToo and its backlash; and best practices for managing the complex dynamics of working couples (find out why you want a ”loving kick” from yo ...

Morten Hansen is a management professor at the Un…

Morten Hansen is a management professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a faculty member at Apple University. Professor Hansen holds a PhD from Stanford Business School, where he was a Fulbright scholar. His academic research has won several prestigious awards and (like Stew) he is ranked as one of the world’s most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50. He was also a manager at the Boston Consulting Group, where he advised corporate clients worldwide. His other book ...

Jordan Lloyd Bookey is an alum of the Wharton MBA…

Jordan Lloyd Bookey is an alum of the Wharton MBA program, a former student of Stew’s, and Chief Mom and Co-Founder of Zoobean, a service that helps families discover children’s books and apps at home or their local library. Before she decided to make the leap into entrepreneurship, Jordan led teams at Google that focused on education and childhood development. As a speaker, educator, and mom, she is passionate about innovations in education, technology, and startups. She was featured on ABC’s S ...

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor…

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. He is the author or co-author of 15 books, including Leadership B.S, which he talked about on this program. He serves on the board of directors of Berlin Packaging, on the advisory board for Collective Health, and on the board of the nonprofit Quantum Leap Healthcare. Jeff has won the Richard D. Irwin Award from the Academy of Manage ...

Jessica Bennett is gender editor at The New York …

Jessica Bennett is gender editor at The New York Times, where she works to expand global coverage of women and gender across platforms. She is author of Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace. The book was inspired by sexism she experienced as a junior writer early in her career. She had to learn how to work with men who were often given an unfair advantage, like getting credit for her ideas. Stew and Jessica discuss how Jessica formed the original feminist fight c ...

Ellen Galinsky is the Chief Science Officer at th…

Ellen Galinsky is the Chief Science Officer at the Bezos Family Foundation where she also serves as executive director of a program called Mind in the Making. In addition, she’s Senior Research Advisor for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Ellen has decades of experience identifying important societal questions as they emerge, conducting research to seek answers, and turning the findings into action. For example, in Six Stages of Parenthood she chronicled her study of how parents ...

Jenna Fisher is Global Corporate Officers Sector …

Jenna Fisher is Global Corporate Officers Sector Leader for the executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates and she was a student in Stew’s Total Leadership class at Wharton about 15 years ago. Jenna specializes in leading senior financial officer assignments, serving clients across various sectors, including the technology, consumer, healthcare and retail industries. Her clients include Fortune 1000 corporations, middle-market private equity portfolio companies, as well as highly visible, ...

Christine Porath is an Associate Professor at the…

Christine Porath is an Associate Professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace. Christine also consults with organizations to help them create a thriving workplace. She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review and Psychology Today, and has written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Her research has appeared in many journals and books. She is co-author of another ...

Barry Schwartz, the Dorwin Cartwright Professor …

Barry Schwartz, the Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action (Emeritus), has been at Swarthmore College since receiving his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1971. He’s author of 10 books and 100s of articles and is well known for both his scholarship and his ability to bring complex sociological and psychological research to bear on the practical matters we all face in our daily lives at work and at home. Schwartz has written The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Les ...

Lisa Buckingham is Executive Vice President and C…

Lisa Buckingham is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Lincoln Financial Group with more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of human resources management. In addition to all HR practices and policies for Lincoln Financial Group Lisa is also responsible for overseeing the corporation’s brand and enterprise communications, consumer insights and corporate social responsibility activities. In October 2017, she was named HR Executive of the Year by HR Executive Magaz ...

Ep 58. Kim Malone Scott: Radical Candor

Wed Jan 31 2018 (50:03)

Kim Malone Scott is author of Radical Candor: Be …

Kim Malone Scott is author of Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss without Losing Your Humanity. It’s a great book about how to both care for and challenge the people around you. She has held a diverse range of leadership positions that have informed her theories on what makes a kickass boss! She led AdSense, YouTube, and Doubleclick Online Sales and Operations at Google and then joined Apple to develop and teach a leadership seminar. Kim has been a CEO coach at Dropbox, Qualtrics, Twitter, and sev ...

Joanna Barsh is a director emerita at McKinsey & …

Joanna Barsh is a director emerita at McKinsey & Company and President of the Centered Leadership Project. She has deep experience leading growth strategy, performance improvement, organization effectiveness, and leadership development projects. An in-demand speaker, she has given keynotes and workshops in over 100 companies and organizations. Joanna has also worked closely with Lean In, the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership, and other groups as an advocate for women’s advance ...

Brett Hurt graduated from the Wharton School in 1…

Brett Hurt graduated from the Wharton School in 1999 with an MBA in High-Tech Entrepreneurship. He is CEO and co-founder of data.world, his sixth startup, a Public Benefit Corporation and Certified B Corporation® focused on building the most meaningful, abundant, and collaborative data resource in the world. In 2017, data.world was honored on the “Best for the World” list by B Lab. Brett also founded and led Bazaarvoice and Coremetrics, which was acquired by IBM in 2010. He is also on the Board ...

David Thomas President of Morehouse College

David Thomas was recently named as the new president of Morehouse College, a traditionally African American, all-male college in Atlanta. He was previously the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and Professor of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where he served as dean from 2011 to 2016. His research addresses issues related to executive development, cultural diversity in organizations, leadership, and organizational change. In ...

Ep 54. Jeff Pfeffer: Leadership B.S.

Wed Jan 03 2018 (26:34)

Jeffrey Pfeffer, Stanford University

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he has taught since 1979. He is the author or co-author of 14 books on topics including power in organizations, managing people, evidence-based management and author of more than 150 articles and book chapters. Professor Pfeffer has won numerous awards for his scholarly research. He spoke with Stew about his latest book, Leadership B.S.: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One ...

Ep 53. Amy Wrzesniewski: Job Crafting

Wed Dec 27 2017 (29:24)

Amy Wryzesniewski, Yale University

Amy Wryzesniewski is Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Yale School of Management. Her research on how people make meaning of their work has been published in a wide range of top academic journals and highlighted in several best-selling books and popular press outlets, including Forbes, Time, BusinessWeek, Harvard Business Review, U.S. News and World Report, and The Economist, as well as best-selling books such as Drive by Daniel Pink, The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor, Authentic H ...

Ep 52. Bob Pozen: Extreme Productivity

Wed Dec 20 2017 (49:51)

Bob Pozen is currently a Senior Lecturer at MIT’s…

Bob Pozen is currently a Senior Lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. And he is a former President of Fidelity Investments and Former Executive Chair of MFS Investment Management. Bob has put his experience into action in several ways. He’s written Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours. Bob served on President Bush’s Commission to Strengthen Social Security, where he developed a progressive plan to make the system sol ...

Ep 51. Vikram Bakhru: Own Your Health

Wed Dec 13 2017 (49:03)

Vikram Bakhru, M.D. is Chief Operating Officer at…

Vikram Bakhru, M.D. is Chief Operating Officer at ConsejoSano, a multicultural technology platform dedicated to improving health outcomes in underserved populations by improving their access and their engagement. This is Vik’s latest venture in the healthcare technology space. He’s a physician and serial entrepreneur with an MBA from Wharton (Class of 2009) in healthcare management. He serves on the Board of Directors for several organizations including the Nanubhai Education Foundation, Aspire ...

Tony Schwartz is the founder and CEO of the Energ…

Tony Schwartz is the founder and CEO of the Energy Project, which began in 2003. He is a thought leader on sustainable high performance and building more humane workplaces and he has been a frequent contributor to The New York Times. He began his career as a journalist and is author of several books, including The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time (with Jim Loehr) and The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working. He’s also co-author with Donald Trump, of The Art of the Deal. Tony has de ...

Josh Levs is an author, entrepreneur, and expert …

Josh Levs is an author, entrepreneur, and expert on fathers in the workplace. For 20 years, Josh wrote for NPR and CNN. He is a six-time Peabody award-winner and two-time Edward R. Murrow award-winner. At the time of the birth of his third child he sued his employer, CNN/Time Warner, to obtain a paternity leave for biological fathers that matched the company’s leaves for mothers and adoptive parents. This experience led him to write All in: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Bu ...

Sanyin Siang is an author, leadership advisor, an…

Sanyin Siang is an author, leadership advisor, and CEO coach. She co-founded and leads the Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics (COLE) at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. As a CEO coach, she applies an ecosystem approach to problem solving, innovation, and culture building. Sanyin helps clients launch their careers, businesses, and their families to new heights by using principles of behavior science. She is an original member of Marshall Goldsmith's 100 Coaches, as well as an adviso ...

Michael Bungay Stanier is founder of Box of Crayo…

Michael Bungay Stanier is founder of Box of Crayons, a company known for teaching 10-minute coaching so busy managers can build stronger teams and get better results. Michael left Australia 25 years ago to be a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. He claims his only significant achievement there was falling in love with a Canadian, which is why he now lives in Toronto, having spent time in London and Boston. Balancing out these moments of success, according to Michael, he was banned from his hig ...

Michael Bontrager founded Chatham Financial in 19…

Michael Bontrager founded Chatham Financial in 1991 and continues to serve as CEO. Luke Zubrod is Director of Strategic Initiatives; he works on ways to advance Chatham’s market impact and organizational culture, including initiatives that strengthen civil discourse within the firm. Mike was honored by Ernst & Young with an Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2015 in the services category, which recognizes those who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in innovation, financial performa ...

Sarah Green Carmichael is a Senior Editor at Harv…

Sarah Green Carmichael is a Senior Editor at Harvard Business Review and host of the award-winning HBR IdeaCast, where she’s interviewed Stew a couple of times. So this episode turns the tables. Sarah edits HBR.org, which has won the Webby Award for Best Business Website the last two years in a row. She is a regular speaker and moderator at conferences like SXSW, the Drucker Forum, and Thinkers50. Prior to joining HBR, she was a sportswriter (her one major shortcoming is her unthinking devotion ...

Roger Schwarz is an organizational psychologist, …

Roger Schwarz is an organizational psychologist, speaker, leadership team consultant, and CEO of Roger Schwarz & Associates. His clients include technology, manufacturing, and medical organizations as well as federal government agencies. Underlying Roger’s work is the premise that to create fundamental and sustainable change, people need to change not only their behavior, but their mindset. Roger is the author of Smart Leaders, Smarter Teams: How You and Your Team Get Unstuck to Get Results and ...

Harry Kraemer is the former Chairman and CEO of B…

Harry Kraemer is the former Chairman and CEO of Baxter International Inc. -- a multi-billion-dollar global healthcare company -- and author of two books on values-based leadership: From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership and Becoming The Best: Build a World-Class Organization Through Values-Based Leadership. Harry is a clinical professor of management and strategy at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He is an executive partner with Madison Dear ...

Nancy Drozdow and Debbie Bing are two principals …

Nancy Drozdow and Debbie Bing are two principals at CFAR; a private management consulting firm that focuses on both performance and relationships in family-owned businesses. CFAR was started as a research center at the Wharton School was established as an independent firm in 1987. Nancy Drozdow is a member of both the firm’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. She is nationally known for her expertise as a thinking partner to leaders, successors, and successor candidates across the famil ...

Ep 41. David Allen: Getting Things Done

Thu Oct 05 2017 (41:37)

David Allen is the best-selling author of Getting…

David Allen is the best-selling author of Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity and an expert in personal and organizational productivity. He teaches multiple courses on productivity based on GTD. His philosophy is based on the powerful realization that your mind is for having ideas, not holding them. There is a reason why GTD is a worldwide bestseller: David has broken down productivity to easy and actionable steps that anyone can take. In this episode, David shares his appro ...

Dorie Clark, who teaches at Duke University’s Fuq…

Dorie Clark, who teaches at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, is a renowned branding expert and a marketing strategy consultant. She uses her expertise in self-reinvention to spark personal change in the lives of her clients. She is author of Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It, which Inc. magazine named one of the top ten business books of 2015. Dorie speaks for clients including Google, Microsoft, Yale University, Fidelity, the U.S. State Dep ...

Frank Dobbin, Harvard University

Frank Dobbin is a Professor of Sociology at Harvard, where he studies organizations, inequality, economic behavior and public policy. He is also Chair of Harvard’s Organizational Behavior PhD Program. His 2009 book, Inventing Equal Opportunity (which won the Max Weber and Distinguished Scholarly Book Awards from the American Sociological Association), charts how corporate human resources professionals defined discrimination under the Civil Rights Act. With Alexandra Kalev, he is developing an ev ...

Gretchen Rubin is a best-selling author of severa…

Gretchen Rubin is a best-selling author of several books on human nature. Her first bestsellers -- The Happiness Project and Happier at Home -- both sparked powerful conversations about the human search for happiness. Her bestseller Better Than Before explored how we can change our habits and create lasting change. Her latest is The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People’s Lives Better, Too). A member of Oprah’s SuperSou ...

Bob Sutton is Professor of Management Science, En…

Bob Sutton is Professor of Management Science, Engineering, and Organizational Behavior at Stanford, where he co-founded the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (which everyone calls “the d school”). He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from The University of Michigan (just a bit ahead of Stew). Bob studies organizational change, leadership, innovation, and workplace dynamics. He’s authored several bestselling books including The N ...

Julie Lythcott-Haims served as Stanford Universit…

Julie Lythcott-Haims served as Stanford University’s Dean of Freshmen for a decade. She received the Dinkelspiel Award for her contributions to the undergraduate experience. She’s a mother of two teenagers and has spoken and written widely on the phenomenon of helicopter parenting. She is also the author of the book How To Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success. In this episode, Stew and Julie discuss helicoptering parents and the harm they are doin ...

David Flink is Founder and Chief Empowerment Offi…

David Flink is Founder and Chief Empowerment Officer at Eye to Eye, a non-profit that empowers young people with learning disabilities by giving them a mentor who shares that experience. He struggled with dyslexia and ADHD all the way through his pre-college education, lacking the support of an educator who could directly relate to him. In addition to his work at Eye to Eye, David sits on the boards of several national nonprofit and speaks regularly on campuses and at conferences. He is the auth ...

Mick Batyske is a multi-talented creative profess…

Mick Batyske is a multi-talented creative professional from Brooklyn by way of Youngstown, Ohio. He is one of the most in-demand DJs in the world, style influencer, tech investor, music curator, and brand consultant. And he’s a new dad. His work takes Mick all over the world, collaborating with artists including Beyonce and Adele. As a digital and social entrepreneur, he invests in and consults with an array of startups. He is a co-owner of Dot Dot Dash, a new media studio inventing cutting edge ...

Nilofer Merchant is a master at turning seemingl…

Nilofer Merchant is a master at turning seemingly “wild” ideas into new realities and showing the rest of us how we can too. She has personally launched more than 100 products, netting $18B in sales, for companies ranging from Apple to Autodesk. Nilofer was awarded the Future Thinker Award from Thinkers50, which ranks the world’s leading business thinkers and which also named her the #1 person most likely to influence the future of management in both theory and practice. She is the author of The ...

Sydney Finkelstein, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Sydney Finkelstein is the the Steven Roth Professor of Management and Associate Dean for Executive Education at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He is author of Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent. Sydney is a recognized thought leader on strategy, leadership, and corporate governance, having published several bestsellers including #1 bestseller in the U.S. and Japan, Why Smart Executives Fail. Sydney defines superbosses as those who have an outsized impact on ...

Stephanie Abbuhl MD is Professor and Vice Chair o…

Stephanie Abbuhl MD is Professor and Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs in the department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. Since 2001, she has been Executive Director of FOCUS on Health & Leadership for Women, which works for the advancement of women faculty in leadership positions and promotes women’s health research. Stephanie has served in several leadership positions including Medical Director, Fellowship Director, and Vice Chair of Emergency ...

Eric Barker, author Barking Up The Wrong Tree

Eric Barker is a University of Pennsylvania graduate and author of the popular blog Barking Up the Wrong Tree. Eric gives evidence-based answers and expert insight to questions about how to be awesome at life and he does so in a funny and practical manner. Over 300,000 people subscribe to his weekly newsletter. He is also author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Barking Up the Wrong Tree: Why Everything You Know About Success is (Mostly) Wrong. He’s been featured in the New York Times, the ...

Bill Taylor founding editor, FastCompany

Bill Taylor is co-founder and founding editor of Fast Company, which has won just about every award there is to win in the magazine world since its creation in 1995. Bill has also written three important books on leadership and change. His new book is Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways. His previous book, Mavericks at Work, was a New York Times bestseller and was named a “Business Book of the Year” by The Economist and the Financial Times. Stew and ...

Jonelle Lesniak is a senior analyst at the manage…

Jonelle Lesniak is a senior analyst at the management consulting firm THRUUE, seeking to create change in organizations culture. She also coaches young professionals by helping them to consider important questions that lead to self-knowledge they can put into action. Jonelle is a graduate of the Wharton School, after which she became a fellow at the Trinity Fellows Academy, where she conducted research on elite college culture. This formative experience ultimately led her to pursue a career in c ...

Jason Fried is Co-Founder and CEO of Basecamp, a …

Jason Fried is Co-Founder and CEO of Basecamp, a leading project management tool that has helped over 2.5 million users improve their organizational skills. Basecamp was founded in 1999 and today it has over 2.5 million users (including, full disclosure, the Work and Life podcast team). Jason writes a monthly column for Inc. Magazine, called “Get Real,” where he discusses his points of view on business and gives advice to aspiring entrepreneurs. The Basecamp company is known for designing beauti ...

Sim Sitkin is the Michael W. Krzyzewski Universit…

Sim Sitkin is the 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. His research focuses on leadership and the influence of risk taking. His publications are featured in the most prestigious academic journals and intertwine his work on leadership with topics such as accountability, acquisition processe ...

Monica Worline is the founder and CEO of EnlivenW…

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. She is also a research scientist at Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, Executive Director of CompassionLab -- the world’s leading research collaboratory focused on compassion in the workplace -- a lecturer at the Ross School of Business, and co-author of Awakening Com ...

Joan Williams is a Distinguished Law Professor at…

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, including What Works For Women At Work, Reshaping The Work-Family Debate and Unbending Gender: Why Family And Work Conflict and What To Do About It. She and others at Hastings have a new initiative to help reduce bias against women and minorities at wo ...

Erin Bagwell is founder of Feminist Wednesday, a …

Erin Bagwell is founder of Feminist Wednesday, a storytelling blog. In the summer of 2014 she launched a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising over $100,000 to produce her first feature length film Dream, Girl. In May 2016, Dream, Girl screened at the White House as part of the United State of Women Summit. Erin was named one of Oprah’s SuperSoul100, a list featuring extraordinary individuals that live life intentionally, create great social impact, and bring inspiration to others. Dream, Gir ...

Ep 22. Marci Alboher: Encore Careers

Wed May 24 2017 (32:08)

Marci Alboher is Vice President at Encore.org, a …

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 and also One Person/Multiple Careers: The Original Guide to the Slash “/” Career. She’s a former blogger and columnist for The New York Times and serves on the board of Girls Write Now, the advisory council of Echoing Green’s Work on Purpose ...

Matt Schneider is a stay-at-home dad and Wharton …

Matt Schneider is a stay-at-home dad and Wharton alumnus who founded the 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. It’s the largest organized community of fathers in the United States. Matt works with reporters, commercial brands, and entertainment companies to encourage more accurate and positive portrayals of fathers and fatherhood in media and ...

Catherine Steiner-Adair wants to ameliorate the …

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, which examines the ways technology and media change how children learn and grow. Catherine educates parents about how to balance the benefits of technology while reducing the risks they pose. She has identified numerous ways to hel ...

Stew Friedman talks with Sam Calagione, Founder a…

Stew Friedman talks with Sam Calagione, Founder and CEO of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and author of Off Centered Leadership. Fast Companynamed 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. Show Notes(times when new topics start) 2:00. The off centered leadership style.At its start, Dogfish Head put an off ...

Michael Baime is a professor of medicine at the U…

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 increase performance. Since 1992 the Program has trained more than 10,000 people in mindfulness-based stress management. An increasing body of research shows that it works. Michael has developed numerous courses on mindfulness meditation and mind-body medicine through the Penn Program for ...

Ep 17. Brad Harrington: Fathers at Home

Wed Apr 19 2017 (48:48)

Brad Harrington is Executive Director of the Bost…

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 papers collectively titled The New Dad Research that examines how fathers manage their career and parenting responsibilities. He is also author of Career Management and Work/Life Integration: Using Self-Assessment to Navigate Contemporary Careers. In this episode, Brad and ...

Andy Molinsky is a professor at Brandeis Universi…

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 is Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge and Build Confidence. In this conve ...

Doug Conant is founder of Conant Leadership and f…

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 also a NYT bestselling author, Chairman of the Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute at Northwestern University, co-chairman of CECP, and former Chairman of Avon Products. In this conversation, Doug describes how he lead Campbell's Soup Company from among the worst of all Fortune 500 companies in employee engagement to best-in-c ...

Arianna Huffington is on a mission to redefine su…

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, bestselling author of Thrive and The Sleep Revolution, one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, and Forbes’ Most Powerful Women. She serves on numerous boards and describes herself as “a mother, sister, flat shoe advocate, and sleep ...

Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive psychologist w…

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. He teaches the wildly popular Introduction to Positive Psychology. Scott is co-author of Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind, host of The Psychology Podcast, and co-founder of The Creativity Post. In this episode, St ...

Emma Seppälä is author of The Happiness Track and…

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. On top of that, Emma is founder and editor-in-chief of “Fulfillment Daily,” a popular news site dedicated to the science of happiness. Stew and Emma ...

Julie Foudy, currently an ESPN analyst and proud …

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, both as a major advocate for gender equity in sports and as founder of the Sports Leadership Academy, a girls soccer and lacrosse leadership camp t ...

Dave Asprey is founder and CEO of Bulletproof, a …

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 by more than 20 IQ points, and lowered his biological age by learning to sleep more efficiently in less time. Dave spreads the Bulletproof mess ...

Tom Tierney is former CEO of Bain & Company and c…

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. His most recent book is Give Smart: Philanthropy that Gets Results. In this episode, Stew and Tom (whom Stew calls “the Bono of leadership”) explore the ...

Scott Sonenshein is the Henry Gardiner Symonds Pr…

Scott Sonenshein is the Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor of Management at Rice University. Scott’s book “Stretch” offers a groundbreaking approach to achieving high performance. The stretch mindset is about using resourcefulness and creativity in the face of constraints -- simply put, to achieve more with less. Stew and Scott discuss how listeners can develop a stretch mindset. For more information about this and other episodes, check out workandlifepodcast.com, where you can find show notes, li ...

Cal Newport is a professor of Computer Science at…

Cal Newport is a professor of Computer Science at Georgetown and author of Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World. In Deep Work, Cal argues that focus is the new I.Q. in the modern workplace and that those who master it have better chances of success in all parts of life. Stew and Cal discuss actionable guidelines for developing the capacity to do deep work. Two of the many useful suggestions in this episode are to quit (or radically reduce) social media and embrace boredom. ...

Emily Esfahani Smith is author of “The Power of M…

Emily Esfahani Smith is author of “The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life that Matters.” Emily has explored the essence of what brings meaning into our lives. She melds perspectives from a variety of sources -- contemporary psychologists, ancient philosophers, historical figures, and others -- to show the value of what she calls the “four pillars of meaning,” each of which she and Stew discuss in this episode. For more information about this and previous episodes, check out the blog post on this ...

Ep 5. Sam Polk: For The Love of Money

Sun Jan 22 2017 (33:18)

Stew talks with Sam Polk, a former hedge fund tra…

Stew talks with Sam Polk, a former hedge fund trader. Polk came to the hard-won realization that he needed to leave that lifestyle and went on to found two organizations that bring healthy food to poor communities in Los Angeles: Everytable and Groceryships. His New York Times opinion piece “For the Love of Money” told this story and had a big impact. He then wrote a powerful book by the same title in which he chronicles his addiction to wealth, as he calls it, and his struggle to overcome it. S ...

Stew​ ​talks​ ​with​ ​Anne-Marie​ ​Slaughter,​ ​​…

Stew​ ​talks​ ​with​ ​Anne-Marie​ ​Slaughter,​ ​​President​ ​and​ ​CEO​ ​of​ ​the​ ​New​ ​America​ ​Foundation​ ​and author​ ​of​ ​the​ ​ground-breaking​ ​​Atlantic​ ​​article​ ​“Why​ ​Women​ ​Still​ ​Can’t​ ​Have​ ​it​ ​All,”​ ​a​ ​catalyst​ ​for national​ ​dialogue​ ​on​ ​the​ ​scarcity​ ​of​ ​women​ ​in​ ​executive​ ​positions.​ ​​ ​They​ ​discuss​ ​the​ ​evolution​ ​of Slaughter’s​ ​views​ ​since​ ​writing​ ​that​ ​article​ ​in​ ​2012​ ​and​ ​how​ ​she​ ​now​ ​advocates​ ​for​ ​more​ ​progre ...

Ep 1. David Burkus: The Death of Email

Fri Jan 13 2017 (28:32)

David Burkus is a bestselling author, successful …

David Burkus is a bestselling author, successful podcaster, and professor at Oral Roberts University who challenges traditional ways of conducting business. Stew and David discuss David’s new book Under New Management: How Leading Organizations are Upending Business as Usual and innovative management practices being implemented worldwide. For more information about this and previous episodes, check out www.workandlifepodcast.com/blog/david-burkus, where you can find show notes, links to resource ...

In this episode, Stew talked with Julie Smolyansk…

In this episode, Stew talked with Julie Smolyansky, CEO of LifeWay Foods. Julie became CEO of LifeWay at the age of 27 and has since grown it to over $130 million in annual revenue. Her dedication to community impact and her commitment to health and fitness are among the creative ways she has found to integrate work and the rest of her life. You’re sure to be inspired and informed by her story. For more information about this and previous episodes, check out www.workandlifepodcast.com/blog/julie ...

In this episode, Stew talked with Sarah Kagan, pr…

In this episode, Stew talked with Sarah Kagan, professor of Gerontological Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania. She is helping to destigmatize aging in our society by sharing scientific facts about the abilities of older people. In this conversation she offers both practical tips for middle-aged people dealing with elderly parents and advice about how businesses can better meet the needs of their employees with elderly parents. For more information about this and previous episodes, check o ...