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Jenny Blake joins me. Her new book is Free Time: Lose The Busywork, Love Your Business. We talk about tech tuition, Notion, the importance of documentation, automation, yachts, and other cool stuff. Support the show
Christine McHone joins me today. She's a Slack Capability Leader at Slalom, a management consulting firm. We geek out on Slack, organizational change, and flexible work. Support the show
Lizzy Lawrence of Protocol joins me. She covers tools and productivity in the workplace. We talk about productivity, Slack, Canva, Gen Z, organizational change, and other cool stuff.  Support the show
Tiago Forte is one productive dude. He joins me to talk about his new book Building a Second Brain: A Proven Method to Organize Your Digital Life and Unlock Your Creative Potential. Legos, productivity, pencils, and metadata are also on the docket. Support the show
Anh Dao Pham joins me. She is a VP of Product & Program Management at Edmunds. We talk about her book Glue: How Project Leaders Create Cohesive, Engaged, High-Performing Teams. Support the show
My new book Project Management in the Hybrid Workplace drops on June 15 of this year. For now, enjoy an excerpt from the audiobook. My narrator Gary Bennett again hits it out of the park.Pre-order the book here.  It should be up for pre-order as an audiobook within two weeks, give or take.  Support the show
Brian Elliott, Executive Leader of the Future Forum, joins me again. This time, we talk about his new book How the Future Works: Leading Flexible Teams To Do The Best Work of Their Lives. We also discuss team-level agreements, hybrid work, and the need for experiments.  Support the show
Elizabeth Harrin joins me today. We discuss her new book Managing Multiple Projects, sushi, spaghetti, side dishes, productivity, timeboxing, and more. I had a blast on this one.  Support the show
Sabine Ehm joins me today. She's a research manager at Locatee. We talk about the future of the office, how much space companies need, ideal configurations, sensors, privacy, The Reset, and a bunch of other topical stuff.Support the show
Lucas Miller joins me today. Like me, he wears quite a few hats. The cognitive scientist teaches at UC Berkeley and researches productivity. We talk about technology, how we're wired, his work at Becoming Superhuman, his upcoming class at Section4, and cuddle hormones.Support the show
Dr. Laura Giurge joins me today. She is an organizational scholar, speaker, and consultant. We explore the importance of deadlines and clarity, task urgency, accountability, and the notion of pre-mortems. Support the show
My friend Karin Reed is the show's first return guest. (Evidently, I was so charming that she couldn't resist coming back.) We talk about her new book Suddenly Hybrid: Managing the Modern Meeting, HR, the future of the office, user interfaces, employee training, and, Succession. Support the show
Denise Brouder pops by today. The head of Sway Workplace shares her thoughts on a number of interesting subjects: the future of work, the creator economy, web3, the metaverse, the importance of incessantly asking why, and her five-lane theory of work.   Support the show
Noah Pusey joins me. He is president and CEO of Ripple Analytics, a company that is redefining performance evaluations and employee surveys. We talk about curiosity, cooperation, traditional performance reviews, Goodhart’s Law, GE, and Air Jordan.Support the show
Dr. Sahar Yousef of Berkeley and Josh Zerkel of Asana join me. We talk about work about work, the role technology plays in employee burnout, intentionality, trust, and clarity. We also discuss Asana's fascinating Anatomy of Work Report.Support the show
Zoom may have introduced millions to screen-sharing, but others have been doing it for decades. Also, why are engineers innately more collaborative than most of us? I talk about these subjects and others with Till Pieper, CEO and co-founder of CoScreen.Support the show
Nick Iovacchini joins me. He is the co-founder and CEO of Kettle. The company makes software that enables hybrid work. We talk about the formation of the company, the difficulty of scheduling employees, the potential savings of hybrid work, Uber, and transparency Support the show
Vanessa Bohns joins me today. She is a social psychologist and professor of organizational behavior at Cornell University. Her new book is You Have More Influence Than You Think: How We Underestimate Our Power of Persuasion, and Why It Matters. We talk about power, hybrid work, virtue signaling, destination weddings, pronouns, and the benefits of showing up to meetings even when you don't speak.Support the show
Christopher Mims joins me today. He is a tech columnist at The Wall Street Journal. His new book is Arriving Today: From Factory to Front Door—Why Everything Has Changed About How and What We Buy. We talk about logistics, the long-term impact of COVID-19 on the supply chain, labor differences between Amazon and UPS, Frederick Taylor, and when things will go back to normal. Support the show
A while back, I gave a keynote for the AV company Lightwerks. The good folks at the company are letting me share it in an audio format. I talk about where we are with the pandemic, the adoption of new collaboration tools, Reimagining Collaboration, and things that people can do today to collaborate better. Support the show
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