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Work that Matters by WorqIQ

Each week hosts Shawn Murphy and Mark S. Babbitt from WorqIQ bring you insights and stories on how to create a positive experience of work for you and your team.

Jun 25, 2015

I used to imagine what it would be like to explore alien planets. I would daydream about discovering alien life forms. I wanted to be an astronaut. So it was quite a delight for me to interview astronaut Ron Garan.

Ron and I talk about lessons he learned about collaboration working with the Russians when building the...


Jun 23, 2015

Relationships thrive on great communication. When it breaks down, relationships suffer. I interview Dean Brenner, communication consultant and CEO of the Latimer Group, about the key elements of art to communicating persuasively.

Dean breaks down the components of being a good storyteller. The place humility plays in...


Jun 18, 2015

I've been studying for a short while the phenomenal business Ari Weinzweig and his team built at Zingerman's. It's a family of businesses made up of coffee shops, training, and a restaurant to name a few. Zingerman's is a shining example of positive businesses: They do right by their employees and treat their customers...


Jun 16, 2015

Conversations about millennials in the workplace can resort to mundane insights and stereotypes. What I enjoyed about this interview with Jon Mertz is he transcends the ubiquity of millennial observations. Instead Jon explores with me deeper insights about millennials. In our conversation we explore why it's important...


Jun 11, 2015

How High Achieving Women Get Ahead with Bonnie Marcus The workplace can be a source of frustration. Add gender disparity to the mix and it can be down right infuriating even disheartening. Author Bonnie Marcus has written an insightful book, The Politics of Promotion, that can help women get and stay ahead in...