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    Podcast: Expanding the Compressed Workweek

    With all the changes brought about by Covid-19, you might not be surprised to hear about a huge uptick in research on the effects of shortened work weeks. You might […]

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    Frank Awarded for his work with the Veterans Entrepreneurship Program!

    Congrats to Frank for winning the University of Tennessee President's Award for his work with the Veterans Entrepreneurship Program!

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    Podcast: Busy Signals

    There is such a thing as “good” busyness – that baseline euphoria you feel when you’re humming along, pummeling your to-do list like it owes you money. There’s also such […]

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    Podcast: Time For Niksen (not that Nixon)

    That’s it! We’re starting a church… Links to articles, episodes and topics discussed in this episode: 0:30 – The U.S. tried permanent daylight saving time in the 1970s — then […]

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    Podcast: WFH is Dead! Long Live WFH!

    Every few months someone proclaims the death of this working-from-home silliness. Citing indisputably indisputable sources, they assure us that our long nightmare of comfort and efficiency is over. “Rejoice!” they […]

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    Podcast: Resigners’ Regrets

    Been a whole lot of quitting goin’ on these past couple years. Early on we celebrated triumphant stories of the over-worked and under-appreciated declaring that enough was enough. These days […]

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    Podcast: Calling Out Kardashian

    Here at the Busyness Paradox, we share a deep and sincere commitment to not giving a rat’s a** about the antics of the inexplicably famous. But we bear no ill […]

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    Leaked Applebee’s Email…

    Basically, Appleby’s management believes that workers need to work more to buy gas… they should go out of business. “The email has generated a mass online backlash after stating that […]

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    Podcast: Optimal Busyness? Let’s Ask An Expert

    Excessive busyness is bad, especially when you don’t have enough of it. Not gonna lie, even we at “The Busyness Paradox” didn’t see that busyness paradox coming. Two researchers in […]

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    Podcast: Untangling the Paradox of The Busyness Paradox

    As the Business Paradox returns from a quick break, we take a few minutes to answer your questions, take stock of the Business Paradox’s first 15 months of existence, and […]