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Robert I. Sutton on How You Become a Friction Fixer EP 409

Robert I. Sutton on How You Become a Friction Fixer EP 409

Update: 2024-01-31

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In this episode of Passion Struck, we dive into the world of organizational dynamics with the remarkable guest, Robert I. Sutton. As a distinguished Stanford professor and bestselling author, Sutton has reshaped contemporary business thinking. In his new book, "The Friction Project," co-written with Huggy Rowe, Sutton explores the concept of friction in organizations and how it can either hinder or enhance productivity. 

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From Bad to Good Friction: Strategies for Success with Robert I. Sutton

Join us as we uncover the secrets to becoming a friction fixer and learn practical strategies for managing and reducing friction in the workplace. Get ready to unlock the power of intentionality and become a more effective leader.

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Robert I. Sutton on How You Become a Friction Fixer EP 409

Robert I. Sutton on How You Become a Friction Fixer EP 409

John R. Miles