Work and Life with Stew Friedman
About This Show
Welcome to the Work and Life Podcast with Stew Friedman -- bestselling author, celebrated professor at The Wharton School, and founder of Wharton's Work/Life Integration Project. Stew is widely recognized as the world's foremost authority on cultivating leadership from the point of view of the whole person.
On this podcast, Stew talks with a variety of experts -- leading researchers, progressive executives, policy advocates, inspiring educators, and more -- about how to cultivate harmony between work and the rest of your life; that is, your family, your community, and your private self (mind, body, and spirit).
Conversations in all Work and Life Podcast episodes are taken from broadcasts of Stew's Work and Life Radio Show, which airs weekly on SiriusXM 111, Business Radio Powered by Wharton. Tune in on Tuesdays at 7:00 PM Eastern.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Ep 78. Leah Weiss: How We Work
5 days ago
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 research. She provides coaching and consulting sessions for groups, organization, and individuals such as Google, LinkedIn, University of California at Berkeley, and many others. She has worked closely with the Dalai Lama’s main interpreter and has implemented the compassion education and scholarship program at Hope Lab.
Stew and Leah talk about how to help people recognize what they truly care about so they can live and work more purposefully. They describe the benefits of mindfulness and compassion in today’s overstuffed world and how to bring these ways of being to our work lives. And they explore the crucial and fascination connection between Eastern traditions and contemporary Western research.Read more »