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Season 1

July 18, 2022

Episode 68: Covering the Workplace With Lizzy Lawrence

Lizzy Lawrence of Protocol joins me. She covers tools and productivity in the workplace. We talk about productivity, Slack, Canva…

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June 21, 2022

Episode 67: Building a Second Brain With Tiago Forte

Tiago Forte is one productive dude. He joins me to talk about his new book Building a Second Brain: A Proven Method to Organize Y…

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June 14, 2022

Episode 66: Project Leadership With Anh Dao Pham

Anh Dao Pham joins me. She is a VP of Product & Program Management at Edmunds. We talk about her book Glue: How Project Leaders C…

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May 26, 2022

Episode 65: Audio Excerpt from Project Management in the Hybrid Workp…

My new book Project Management in the Hybrid Workplace drops on June 15 of this year. For now, enjoy an excerpt from the audioboo…

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May 17, 2022

Episode 64: Team-Level Agreements and How the Future Works With Brian…

Brian Elliott , Executive Leader of the Future Forum , joins me again. This time, we talk about his new book How the Future Works…

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April 12, 2022

Episode 63: Managing Multiple Projects With Elizabeth Harrin

Elizabeth Harrin joins me today. We discuss her new book Managing Multiple Projects , sushi, spaghetti, side dishes, productivity…

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March 22, 2022

Episode 62: Reimagining the Office With Sabine Ehm of Locatee

Sabine Ehm joins me today. She's a research manager at Locatee . We talk about the future of the office, how much space companies…

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March 8, 2022

Episode 61: Becoming Superhuman With Lucas Miller

Lucas Miller joins me today. Like me, he wears quite a few hats. The cognitive scientist teaches at UC Berkeley and researches pr…

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Feb. 22, 2022

Episode 60: Collective Deep Work With Dr. Laura Giurge

Dr. Laura Giurge joins me today. She is an organizational scholar, speaker, and consultant. We explore the importance of deadline…

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Feb. 8, 2022

Episode 59: Suddenly Hybrid With Karin Reed

My friend Karin Reed is the show's first return guest. (Evidently, I was so charming that she couldn't resist coming back.) We ta…

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Jan. 25, 2022

Episode 58: Talking Lanes With Sway's Denise Brouder

Denise Brouder pops by today. The head of Sway Workplace shares her thoughts on a number of interesting subjects: the future of w…

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Jan. 11, 2022

Episode 57: Employee Surveys Reimagined With Noah Pusey of Ripple Ana…

Noah Pusey joins me. He is president and CEO of Ripple Analytics , a company that is redefining performance evaluations and emplo…

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Dec. 7, 2021

Episode 56: Intentionality With Dr. Sahar Yousef of Berkley and Josh …

Dr. Sahar Yousef of Berkley and Josh Zerkel of Asana join me. We talk about work about work, the role technology plays in employe…

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Nov. 30, 2021

Episode 55: Beyond Simple Screen Sharing With Till Pieper

Zoom may have introduced millions to screen-sharing, but others have been doing it for decades. Also, why are engineers innately …

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Nov. 16, 2021

Episode 54: Everything Is Configurable With Nick Iovacchini

Nick Iovacchini joins me. He is the co-founder and CEO of Kettle . The company makes software that enables hybrid work. We talk a…

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Nov. 9, 2021

Episode 53: Indirect Influence With Vanessa Bohns

Vanessa Bohns joins me today. She is a social psychologist and professor of organizational behavior at Cornell University. Her ne…

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Nov. 2, 2021

Episode 52: Despotic Taylorism With Christopher Mims of the Wall Stre…

Christopher Mims joins me today. He is a tech columnist at The Wall Street Journal. His new book is Arriving Today: From Factory …

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Oct. 26, 2021

Special Edition: Lightwerks Keynote Revisited

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 …

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Oct. 19, 2021

Episode 52: Talking Teams With Matt Wade

Matt Wade joins me. He is the co-founder of jumpto365. His new book is Teach Yourself VISUALLY Microsoft Teams . We talk about Mi…

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Oct. 12, 2021

Episode 51: Collaboration Overload With Professor Rob Cross

Fellow tennis nut Rob Cross joins me today. He's the Edward A. Madden Professor of Global Leadership at Babson College. We talk a…

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Oct. 5, 2021

Episode 50: A Flux Mind-Set With April Linne

April Rinne joins me. She's the author of the excellent new book Flux: 8 Superpowers for Thriving in Constant Change . We talk ab…

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Sept. 28, 2021

Episode 49: The Challenges of Hybrid Work With Dr. Peter Cappelli

Dr. Peter Cappelli joins me. He is the George W. Taylor professor of management at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Schoo…

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Sept. 21, 2021

Episode 48: The Remote Oracle With Darren Murph of Gitlab

Rock star and remote oracle Darren Murph Joins me. He serves as the Head of Remote—cool title—for Gitlab . We talk about organiza…

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Sept. 14, 2021

Episode 47: The Whole-Person Workplace With Scott Behson

Scott Behson joins me. He is a professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University. We talk about his new book The Whole-Person Workplace…

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Sept. 7, 2021

Episode 46: The Collaborative Nature of Marketing With John Jantsch

John Jantsch joins me. He is a prominent marketing consultant, speaker, and the author of a bunch of books, most recently The Ult…

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Aug. 31, 2021

Episode 45: Stories and Videos With Voodle CEO Forest Key

Forest Key joins me. He is the founder and CEO of Voodle . We talk about stories, Slack, Clubhouse, Zoom, e-mail, asynchronous co…

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Aug. 24, 2021

Episode 44: The Intersection of Design and Collaboration With Ring Ce…

Michael Peachey joins me. He is the VP of User Experience at RingCentral . We discuss collaboration personas, Ready Player One , …

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Aug. 17, 2021

Episode 43: Bridging the IT-Business Divide With Chris Fenning

Chris Fenning is my guest today. We talk about communication styles, types, the English neo-prog band Marillion, and his award-wi…

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Aug. 10, 2021

Episode 42: Chartering a New Future With Erin Grau

Erin Grau joins me. She's the co-founder and COO of Charter , a company that seeks to transform work. We talk about parental leav…

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Aug. 3, 2021

Episode 41: Debugging People With Rajiv Ayyangar

Rajiv Ayyangar is my guest this week. He's the CEO of Tandem —the virtual office for distributed teams. We talk about hybrid work…

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July 27, 2021

Episode 40: The Future Office With Chris Good

Chris Good joins me. He's the Creative Director at One Workplace .We talk about reimagining the office, going to work to get away…

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July 20, 2021

Episode 39: Organizational Improv With Coonoor Behal

Coonoor Behal is my guest today. She runs Mindhatch —a firm that using creativity to help companies get better results. She is al…

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July 13, 2021

Episode 38: Amazon Unbound With Brad Stone

Brad Stone is a Senior Executive Editor at Bloomberg News. He joins me this week to talk about his excellent book Amazon Unbound:…

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July 6, 2021

Episode 37: Making Work More Fun With Pim de Morree

Pim de Morree joins me. He's the co-founder of Corporate Rebels and co-author of Corporate Rebels: Make work more fun . We talk a…

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June 29, 2021

Episode 36: Trust, Culture, and Teams With Larry English of Centric C…

Larry English joins me. He's the president of Centric Consulting and the author of Office Optional: How to Build a Connected Cult…

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June 22, 2021

Episode 35: Automation, Businesses Processes, and Economics With AirS…

AirSlate CEO Borya Shakhnovich and I discuss the obstacles that inhibit organizations from automating manual business processes. …

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June 15, 2021

Episode 34: Lattes, Trust, and Benefits With Fringe CEO Jordan Pearce

Jordan Pearce is my guest today. He is the CEO of Fringe . We talk about how to personalize employee benefits, the challenges of …

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June 8, 2021

Episode 33: Presence and Productivity With David Burkus

Bestselling author David Burkus and I discuss remote work, the difference between presence and productivity, Van Halen, bad Insta…

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June 2, 2021

Episode 32: Telepresence Robots With Aaron Campbell of OhmniLabs

Aaron Campbell of OhmniLabs joins me to talk about telepresence robots, AI, ethics, and Jurassic Park . Support the show (https:/…

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May 25, 2021

Episode 31: Remote Work, Diversity, and Politics in the Workplace Wit…

Rohit Bhargava joins me to talk about the spectrum of work, diversity and inclusion, and the role of political discussions in the…

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May 18, 2021

Episode 30: HR and Hygge With Danielle Newton of Zendesk

Danielle Newton of Zendesk joins me for an illuminating chat about remote work, Hygge, location designations, and how her company…

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May 11, 2021

Episode 29: Psychological Safety With Author Leo Bottary

Leo Bottary joins me for a multifaceted discussion on management, collaboration, and communication. He's the author of three book…

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May 4, 2021

Episode 28: Workplace Transformation With Nellie Hayat of VergeSense

Nellie Hayat , head of Workplace Transformation at VergeSense , pops by. We discuss HSBC's decision to abandon offices for its to…

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April 27, 2021

Episode 27: Organizational Rock Stars With Dr. Rebecca Kehoe

Dr. Rebecca Kehoe joins me. She is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Studies at Cornell University. We talk about her rese…

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April 20, 2021

Episode 26: Teams and Roosters With Microsoft's Shiraz Cupala

Shiraz Cupala of Microsoft joins me. Cupala is the Product Leader for Microsoft Teams Meetings. We talk about AI, machine learnin…

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April 13, 2021

Episode 25: Personas and Executive Alignment With Tamara Adlin

Author and UX expert Tamara Adlin joins me for a rocking chat. We talk about personas, collaboration, shiny new things, the four …

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April 6, 2021

Episode 24: Don't Be an Endpoint With Kevin Roose

Kevin Roose of The New York Times pops by for a chat about his new book Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation …

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March 30, 2021

Episode 23: Peering Into the Future of Work With Brian Elliott

Brian Elliott , Executive Leader of the Future Forum , joins me for a fascinating discussion on the dimensions of collaboration. …

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March 23, 2021

Episode 22: Natalie Angelillo Offers Up Collaboration Advice

Natalie Angelillo of OfferUp joins me for a rollicking discussion on how her company has handled the WFH environment. We discuss …

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March 16, 2021

Episode 21: Collaboration Etiquette With Toni Cowan-Brown

Firebrand Toni Cowan-Brown pops by for a lively chat about a host of different topics, including remote meetings, workplace etiqu…

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