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EP 417: [Dispatch] "All parasites have value"
"All parasites have value, Sibling Dex. Not to their hosts, perhaps, but you could say the same about a predator and a prey animal. They all give back—not to the indiv...
EP 416: Anxiety (and Mental Health) in the Achievement Society with Morra Aarons-Mele
I’ve called myself a recovering overachiever. I’m recovering not from the drive to excel but from the anxiety inherent to wondering if anything I achieve will ever be ...
EP 415: The Economics of Being Needy with Mara Glatzel
We all have deep human needs—for belonging, for autonomy, for creative expression, for safety and security. But modern life can make it a real challenge to get those n...
EP 414: The Economics of Ideas with Jenny Blake
What makes an idea valuable? What turns it into a product that can be bought, sold, or rented? Ideas turn into capital assets thanks to our system of intellectual prop...
EP 413: The Economics of Getting (And Paying) Attention: Part 2
This is Part 2 of The Economics of Getting (and Paying) Attention. If you haven’t listened to Part 1, I highly recommend starting there!In today’s episode, I explore t...
BONUS: Permission to Speak with Samara Bay
How comfortable are you with your own voice? How likely are you to say what's on your mind?Samara Bay, the author of the brand-new book Permission to Speak, is on a mi...
EP 412: The Economics of Paying Attention (Part 1)
How does the principle of supply and demand influence what we pay attention to? (And who pays attention to us?)
EP 411: The Economics of Cashflow (Remix)
If we want to understand the tiny economy of our businesses, then we have to understand cashflow.
EP 410: The Economics of Work Relationships with Kate Strathmann
How can we avoid unintentional exploitation in our working relationships?
EP 409: The Economics Of Information and Care
If information wants to be free… why is it so darn expensive?
EP 408: The Economics Of Big (and Small) Decisions with Hillary Rea
Can economics help you decide whether or not to quit social media? Yes!
EP 407: How To Feel Good About Going Slow
Can we unlearn urgency and learn to enjoy patience?
A Vision for Work in 2023 (and Beyond)
Work has evolved. The way we work has not.
EP 406: Our Favorite Things of 2022
Tara & Sean share a look back at the year and what caught their attention in books, tv, podcasts, and more.
EP 405: What causes work stress? And what can we do about it?
While the answer might seem obvious, understanding how work creates stress and help us design more sustainable work systems.
EP 404: What lights your fire?
Thinking about doing things differently next year? Here's one way my own work has changed—big time.
EP 403: Have your values been hijacked?
How do you see through the bait & switch?
EP 402: How do you crack the code on goal-setting?
Charlie Gilkey talks with Tara about the cultural code that lurks beneath our assumptions about goals & success.
EP 401: Do we really all have the same 24 hours?
Jenny Blake, Charlie Gilkey, and Tara discuss capacity, time, and avoiding overcommitment.
EP 400: The Power of Practice
🙌🏻 A 400th Episode AND Book Birthday celebration! 🙌🏻
EP 399: Self Help, LLC: The Politics of Hustle Culture with Jadah Sellner
Who does all of our productivity really benefit?
EP 398: Self Help, LLC: Good Bodies With India Jackson, Tiffany Ima, and Jessica DeFino
What happens when confidence and control collide?
EP 397: Self Help, LLC: Bad Usage With Samara Bay
How we use our voices is a microcosm of how we think about ourselves. What happens when we use our voices to compensate for what makes us different?
EP 396: Self Help, LLC: #MakingMemories with Sara Petersen
How do influencers impact the way we see ourselves, our families, and… our shopping lists?
EP 395: Self Help, LLC: Instagram, the Algorithm, and Personality Types with Steph Barron Hall from Nine Types Co
Personality types are big business on Instagram. Why are we so hooked on ourselves?
EP 394: Self Help, LLC: The Paradox of Self-Help Expertise with Patrick Sheehan
Who do you trust with improving your life?
EP 393: Self Help, LLC: Selling Empowerment with Kelly Diels
Is this really what empowerment looks like?
EP 392: Self Help, LLC: Winners & Losers
Are we all in the self-help business now?
COMING SOON: Self-Help, LLC
Are we all in the self-help business now?
EP 391: How do human decisions shape the economy? with Stacey Vanek Smith
What even is the economy really? How does economic news impact my daily life? And what would prompt two humanities majors to go all-in on business and the economy?