Work and Life with Stew Friedman

Work and Life with Stew Friedman

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13. Scott Barry Kaufman: The Messy Minds of Creative People
Mar 22 • 34 min
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…
12. Emma Seppälä: Cultivating Resilience
Mar 15 • 27 min
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…
11. Julie Foudy: Soccer Champion and Advocate for Gender Equity
Mar 8 • 22 min
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…
10. Dave Asprey: Becoming Bulletproof
Mar 1 • 20 min
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…
9. Tom Tierney: Co-Founder of the Bridgespan Group
Feb 22 • 25 min
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…
8. Scott Sonenshein: To Chase or To Stretch?
Feb 15 • 27 min
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…
7. Cal Newport: Focus for Success in a Distracted World
Feb 8 • 26 min
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…
6. Emily Esfahani Smith: The Four Pillars of Meaning
Jan 28 • 28 min
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…
5. Sam Polk: For The Love of Money
Jan 22 • 33 min
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…
Ep​ ​4.​ ​Anne-Marie​ ​Slaughter:​ ​Caregivers​ ​and​ ​Breadwinners
Jan 16 • 32 min
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…
2. Julie Smolyanksy: CEO of LifeWay Foods
Jan 13 • 29 min
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…
1. David Burkus: The Death of Email
Jan 13 • 28 min
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…
3. Sarah Kagan: Caring for Aging Parents
Jan 12 • 23 min
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…