Podcast

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    Podcast: Much Ado About WUSI

    A while back, we published an episode called “Who You Callin’ WUSI?” about the simple assessment we developed to measure employees’ propensity to perceive abusive managerial behaviors where others do […]

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    Podcast: Twice The Work In Half The Hours: The Dual-Career Individual

    Have you ever considered supplementing your full-time job with…another full-time job? Is it even possible to work two full-time jobs simultaneously? In this episode we learn that yes, yes it […]

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    Podcast: The Paranormal Paradox: Managing The Undead

    In the spirit of Halloween, we reflect on how a failed attempt at finding a gas station in upstate Vermont led us to ponder the question: do ghosts affect the […]

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    Podcast: Nixing Busywork with Niksen

    You know those expressions like, “do more by doing less” and “work smarter not harder”? Bush league. In this episode we reveal the true secret to doing more: doing nothing. […]

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    Podcast: Fired By Artificial Intelligence

    Remember that movie where George Clooney flew around the world firing people so their actual bosses didn’t have to? We were all aghast to learn that companies could outsource such […]

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    Podcast: The Efficiency Paradox

    In this episode, we reflect on Oliver Burkeman’s recent column, Escaping the Efficiency Trap – And Finding Some Piece of Mind and the paradoxical reality that the relentless pursuit of […]

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    Podcast: Take Some Time Off, You Slacker

    In this episode, we discuss paid time off. While being paid to not work might seem like a paradoxical idea, we take it a step further and talk about why […]

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    Podcast: We’ve Got Cox!

    In those heady days between the Covid vaccine roll-out and the Delta variant, a most unexpected paradox began to emerge. After a year of working from home and yearning for […]

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    Podcast: Perception, deception, or misconception?

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So is your next performance evaluation. Everyone sees the world through their own perceptual lenses and we often form different perceptions of […]

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    Podcast: Shady Statistics and the Status Quo

    A recent Forbes article titled, “Study shows people working from home are having sex, dating, taking naps and doing hustles on company time” (yes, that’s the actual title) leads us […]