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48 minutes | 13 days ago
Episode 95: It's Never Too Late to Be a Late Bloomer
Fawn Germer, four-time Pulitzer Prize-nominated investigative journalist, discusses her new book, COMING BACK: How to Win the Job You Want When You've Lost the Job You Need. Combining life lessons and over 300 conversations from all fields, she challenges mid- and late-career professionals to raise their game and sights, while laying out a path forward.
37 minutes | 20 days ago
Episode 94: The WorldatWork: January in Paris by Way of Dubai
Sandrine Bardot, head of a boutique compensation & benefits training and consulting company, joins us from the City of Lights to take us on a tour of the global total rewards landscape – from Nepal to Namibia and points in between. Bonus chat on where we’d like to go when the coast is clear for travel.
27 minutes | a month ago
Episode 93: Wringing Out the Old, Ringing In the New
We thought a blooper reel might be more reflective of the year passed, but decided to go out on a more upbeat note by compiling excerpts from just a handful of the many great conversations we had. Thanks again to the WorldatWork team for their support, and to you for listening...here's to a new year of health, happiness and more podcasts.
50 minutes | a month ago
Episode 92: Breaking on Through to the Other Side
On our penultimate podcast for 2020, we’re joined by Nir Bashan, founder and CEO of The Creator Mindset and author of the new book, The Creator Mindset: 92 Tools to Unlock the Secrets to Innovation, Growth, and Sustainability.
5 minutes | a month ago
Episode 91: Season's Greetings from Work in Progress's 9th Annual Virtual Holiday Party
Your intrepid hosts Tom and Charles take a brief respite from their holiday revels for a special holiday greeting - featuring an inspired rendition of White Christmas from a legendary friend of the pod.
77 minutes | a month ago
Episode 90: Raging Against the Dying of the Light with Filmmaker Steven Bernstein
Director, cinematographer, screenwriter and author Steven Bernstein discusses his new film, Last Call (about the last day of poet Dylan Thomas, featuring John Malkovich). We also talk about the challenges of filmmaking and getting the best work from his cast and crew.
44 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 89: Learn to Stop Worrying and Love Exec Comp
A shockingly engrossing conversation about exec compensation from the sell/buy sides with the tag team of Tom Haines, Managing Director at Frederick W. Cook & Co., and Steve Pennacchio, Senior VP at Pfizer.
48 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 88: Kicking Out the Jams: the Reinvention of an NFL Placekicker
Sean Conley, former placekicker for the Detroit Lions, Indy Colts, and NY Jets talks about rediscovering himself through yoga and meditation in his new book, "The Point After: How One Resilient Kicker Learned There Was More to Life Than the NFL." An inspiring journey for anyone at a career or life impasse.
46 minutes | 2 months ago
Episode 87: With My Mind on My Money and My Money on My Mind
Ilyce Glink nationally-syndicated financial journalist, book author, radio show host and CEO of Best Money Moves, on financial wellness and pushing benefits to meet employees at the point of pain.
58 minutes | 2 months ago
Out Brief Spot: truth in advertising, 30 seconds at a time
You may not know the name, but you’ve seen his work - Bruce Van Dusen, one of the advertising industry’s most successful commercial directors, talks about his amazing career and his new memoir, 60 Stories About 30 Seconds: How I Got Away with Becoming a Pretty Big Commercial Director without Losing My Soul (Or Maybe Just Part of It).
55 minutes | 3 months ago
The Lyrical Stoic: award-winning novelist Andrew Krivak
Author of the award-winning novel the Bear and the Signal Flame, a National Book Award Finalist, Andrew Krivak discusses writing in the age of the pandemic, his lyrical brand of stoicism, and why we read fiction. Bonus debate on the greatest 20th C. American novelist, Cormac McCarthy vs. Philip Roth.
44 minutes | 3 months ago
Mental Health by the Numbers: the ROI of EAP
Research scholar and business strategy consultant Dr. Mark Attridge discusses the role of EAP in promoting positive workplace outcomes (lower “presenteeism,” improved work/life satisfaction, etc.) and maintaining business continuity. He also shares the findings in the 2020 Workplace Outcome Suite Report (sponsored by Morneau Shepell and the Employee Assistance Professionals Association), which underscored the ROI of EAP.
42 minutes | 3 months ago
Tell Us Something Good: learning to be a leader
Leadership coach Dr. Julianna Hynes, CEO of Julianna Hynes & Assoc., on key leadership competencies, including influence and persuasion, strategic thinking and speaking, etc. Most importantly, she tells Tom and Charles what they need to do to “exude executive presence.”
38 minutes | 3 months ago
Redefining Resilience: a multi-level perspective on multi-level resilience
We’re joined by three experts to provide a multi-level perspective on “multi-level resilience,” a “takes a village” model developed in response to 9/11: Clemson Psychology Professor Dr. Thomas Britt on the science, OWLS CEO Dr. Joel Bennett on the programming, and Anthem BCBS Health Promotion Manager Stephany Sherry on outcomes.
58 minutes | 3 months ago
From Classics to Classic Comedy: a Conversation with Writer and Director Michael Elias
Actor, writer, producer, director Michael Elias (his produced screenplays include The Jerk and The Frisco Kid), joins us for a retrospective on a remarkable career that took him from the Castkills to LA and Paris. We discuss his new novel, the psychological thriller, “You Can Go Home Now.”
45 minutes | 3 months ago
The Show Must Go On
Iggy Rosenberg, director of business development for Lightswitch, talks about his work as a lightning and visual designer for large corporate events and touring shows around the world (Tesla, Def Leppard, Janet Jackson, the Rolling Stones)…and the challenges of staying afloat during the pandemic.
50 minutes | 4 months ago
Total Resilience 2020: Live, Virtually
We speak with Cere Netters, WorldatWork’s Director of Events, about the nine week Total Resilience 2020 conference - the challenge of going virtual, the highlights, what's in store going forward.
49 minutes | 4 months ago
The Judy Shepard Interview: on diversity, inclusion and equality
We discuss the legacy of RBG, previous guest Lilly Ledbetter, and round out the trifecta of female icons by speaking with Judy Shepard, founding president of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, on her inspiring work championing social justice, diversity awareness and education, and equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.
46 minutes | 4 months ago
It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future
The world as we know it today will be gone by decade’s end – in what is among our favorite all-time conversations, Wharton professor Mauro Guillen discusses his latest book, 2030: How Today's Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything. (Yes, everything!)
44 minutes | 4 months ago
The Science of Engagement
We discuss applying the “eye test” and advanced metrics in evaluating human potential, and the relative merits. We then speak with Dr. Natalie Baumgartner, Chief Workforce Scientist at Achievers, about the science behind driving higher levels of employee engagement and their new report on employee recognition.
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