Podcast

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    Podcast: Frank & Paul Get Schooled

    Listen to our latest episode on our site or on your favorite podcast app (e.g., Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, etc.). We have a special guest on this episode. Dr. […]

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    Podcast: The Email Paradox: Inefficient Efficiency

    Email is one of the most efficient forms of communication ever created.  Email is almost universally viewed as a threat to efficiency, on and off the job.  How can both […]

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    Podcast: BS Jobs

    Bologna Sandwich maker? Barber Shop singer? Nah, not those BS jobs. In this episode we dive into what the late David Graeber defined as jobs that are “so completely pointless, […]

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    Podcast: Margin of Error: When Good Polling Goes Bad

    What happens when you ask the wrong questions? You get the wrong answers. Then you make the wrong decisions. Then you look silly. Whether you’re a pollster predicting elections or […]

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    Podcast: Chasing Productivity & Creativity in WFH

    JP Morgan has observed reduced productivity and creativity among employees working from home (WFH). CEO Jamie Dimon notes that younger employees are disproportionally affected, particularly on Mondays and Fridays. This […]

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    Podcast: MBA: Masters of Busyness Administration?

    Elon Musk bemoans the modern corporation’s obsession with busywork. We bemoan the modern corporation’s obsession with busywork. Elon Musk blames the over MBA-ification of the business world for this obsession. […]

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    Podcast: Are You Too Good at Your Job?

    Are you the “go to” person for help with some tasks at work? The one everyone hunts for when they need help dealing with a tough customer, setting up a […]

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    Podcast: Busyness & the 40 Hour Work Week

    In this episode, we discuss the notion of busyness at work. It is quite common for people to pretend to be busy, whether it is George Costanza’s method of always […]

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    Podcast: Introduction to the Busyness Paradox Podcast

    This episode introduces you to what The Busyness Paradox podcast is all about. We focus on business topics, especially relating to people in the workplace. We converse about current events […]