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This isn't about office romance. It's a different type of romance. It's the kind of romance that evokes a passion for the work that people are head over heels crazy about what they're doing.

Who couldn't use more mystery in their work? Why not more emotion over reason or curiosity and intrigue in your work?

Author and executive Tim Leberecht unveils a compelling argument for a renaissance of business romantics.

Listen in as Tim and I explore the intriguing notion of business romantics and their powerful influence today.

Get ready to take notes, more great wisdom coming your way.

Direct download: 117_Why_You_Need_Business_Romantics_in_Your_Company_with_Tim_Leberecht.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am PDT

The military is traditionally bureaucratic and driven by hierarchy. So what happens when a Captain in the Navy turns such tradition on its head? It's an amazing turnaround. In this episode of Work That Matters, I talk with David Marquet. David is the author of bestseller Turn the Ship Around.

We talk about actionable ideas that can help you turn followers into leaders. Whether it be giving up control in a way that doesn't lead to chaos or using organizational legacy to create clarity, there are plenty of actionable ideas.

Get ready to take notes. More great wisdom coming your way.

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Direct download: 116_Turn_Followers_into_Leaders_with_David_Marquet.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am PDT

The latest science shows what we've intuitively known—humans crave connection. But as my guest says, "Too many workplaces suffer from a lack of connection. Employees, and the organization's bottom line, pay the price."

So in this episode of Work That Matters, I interview Michael Lee Stollard about what organizations can do to create more connection to address the suffering in most workplaces.

Get ready to take notes, more great wisdom coming your way.

Direct download: 115_Creating_a_Culture_of_Connection_with_Michael_Lee_Stallard.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Have you often thought to yourself, "how do I get noticed for my big idea?" We live in a time that barriers are more easily overcome to get that big idea noticed.

Your big idea could be a new business venture, or a project that could mean big money for your company, or maybe a passion project that if you did it would mean something to you.

In this episode of Work That Matters, I talk with Dorie Clark about what you can do to make your big idea a reality and stand out.

Get ready to take notes, more great wisdom coming your way.

Direct download: 114_How_to_Stand_Out_and_Find_Your_Big_Idea_with_DorieClark.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:06am PDT

Managers have a tough job. New research from Root shows that managers are the most neglected employees in the workforce.

In this episode, I talk with Tracey Nawrocki, Director of Manager Development at Root. We explore key findings in Root's newest research that show how neglected managers are at work.

This isn't a sob story, however. Tracey and I take a solid look at what's going on with how managers are overlooked today and the business implications.

Get ready, more great wisdom coming your way.


Much has been written about the war for talent. But what do you do about it? That's the focus of this episode of Work That Matters. I talk with Dr. Stacy Feiner who bring psychological strategies to business owners to help them improve organizational and personal performance.

Dr. Feiner will breakdown a framework that has helped her clients win in the war for talent.

Get ready, more great wisdom coming your way.

Direct download: 112_How_to_Win_the_War_for_Talent_with_Dr._Stacy_Feiner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:15am PDT

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