“WorkLife with Adam Grant” EPISODE 8: When Work Takes over Your Life (Podcast Review)

You can listen to the podcast on Itunes OR on the TED website. Check out our reviews of Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, Episode 5, Episode 6, Episode 7, if you missed them! https://www.ted.com/talks/worklife_with_adam_grant_when_work_takes_over_your_life?referrer=playlist-worklife_with_adam_grant&utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare Theme: Setting boundaries so your work life doesn't become your whole life. Key Takeaways One day in April 2007, author and businesswoman Ariana Huffington had a sudden reality check when she collapsed to the floor, breaking ...

“WorkLife with Adam Grant” EPISODE 7: A World Without Bosses (Podcast Review)

https://www.ted.com/talks/worklife_with_adam_grant_a_world_without_bosses?language=en&referrer=playlist-worklife_with_adam_grant&utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare Check out our reviews of Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, Episode 5, Episode 6 if you missed them! Theme: Self-management, and what we can learn from it Key Takeaways Whether we realize it or not, we’re all managers. More precisely, we are self-managers: “Even if you have a boss, you still have to manage yourself. You make choices every day about which tasks to prioritize, who to invite to ...

“WorkLife with Adam Grant” EPISODE 6: Faking Your Emotions at Work (Podcast Review)

You can listen to the podcast on Itunes OR on the TED website. Check out our reviews of Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, Episode 5 if you missed them! Theme: Emotional work and how to avoid burnout Key Takeaways We all have to manage our own emotions in our jobs. "Think of a time you were really annoyed by a colleague, but masked your feelings so you could get the job ...

“WorkLife with Adam Grant” EPISODE 5: How Astronauts Build Trust (Podcast Review)

(Cover Photo by Felix Russell-Saw on Unsplash) You can listen to the podcast on Itunes OR on the TED website. Check out our reviews of Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, and Episode 4 if you missed them! Theme: Trust, and why the strongest bonds are forged in the most challenging situations. Key Takeaways How do we traditionally try to build trust? We do things that help people like each other, like organizing company parties and picnics, softball ...

“WorkLife with Adam Grant” EPISODE 4: Your Hidden Personality (Podcast Review)

You can listen to the podcast on Itunes OR on the TED website. Check out our review of Episode 1, Episode 2, and Episode 3 if you missed it! Theme: Personality; “what you might not know about yours and why it's more flexible than you think.” Key Takeaways What is personality? “Personality is the set of tendencies you carry with you, how friendly, assertive, hardworking, curious and anxious you might ...