Ben Brooks on coaching, trust, the art of management & entrepreneurship

Years ago, Ben wrote that his personal mission statement was “to help people reach their full potential” and our conversation touches on this theme in many different ways.  Ben is a former car rental pro turned consultant turned HR executive. His work in HR landed him on the cover of Human Resource Executive. It’s pretty … Read More

John Zeratsky on what living on a boat for 18 months taught him about work, belonging, comfort & money

John Zeratsky was a designer in the tech industry has worked with hundreds of startups in his time at Google Ventures.  He’s also obsessed with redesigning time and thinking about what matters in life. Earlier this year he just got back from 18 months living on his boat sailing around Central America, which he wrote … Read More

Tash Walker On Why Companies Should Adopt A 4-Day Workweek

Tash Walker is the founder of a firm and spends her Fridays making marmalade. Before instituting a four-day workweek at her firm, The Mix, she barely had time for her relationships.  She decided to start doing research about different ways of working.  There had to be a better way than the default options of “Summer … Read More

“My Name Is Nemo and I Don’t Do Small Talk”

Nemo Ashong’s bold vision is “a truly inclusive and empowered world”  He helps people to be fully expressed and to be more authentic, be more unique and be more powerful. He grew up outside of Camden, NJ and often struggled with his identity growing up as a first-generation African-American: “I wasn’t quite African and I wasn’t … Read More

Ted Bauer: The Absurdity Of The Corporate World & Real Future Of Work

Listen => Itunes • Stitcher • Google Play • Overcast • Spotify Ted Bauer is a freelance writer and content strategist who writes prolifically about the future of work.  In this episode, he talks about some of his experiences in the corporate world.  He shares a story of how he broke the record for the number of story ideas when he first joined ESPN … Read More