Join Professor Stew Friedman in exploring everything related to work and the rest of life: your family, your community and society, and your private self (mind, body, and spirit). You’ll hear from the world’s leading experts – including researchers, CEOs, psychologists – and from everyday people in all kinds of jobs and families, with the aim of helping you become more informed and effective in creating harmony among the different parts of life.

Please visit the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project for a complete roster of guests and interview transcripts.

Visit our free podcast site for a curated set of edited shows supplemented by links to additional information about each guest and notes that outline each show’s content.

Guests [view recent guests]

  • Past Guest Tue 11/14
    Sanyin Siang

    Executive Director; CEO Coach; Advisor
    Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadersip & Ethics at Duke University; GV (Google Ventures)

  • Past Guest Tue 11/7
    Michael Bungay Stanier

    Senior Partner; Founder
    Box of Crayons

  • Past Guest Tue 10/31
    Michael Bontrager

    Founder & CEO
    Chatham Financial

  • Past Guest Tue 10/31
    Luke Zubrod

    Director, Strategic Initiatives
    Chatham Financial

  • Past Guest Tue 10/24
    Sarah Green Carmichael

    Senior Editor
    Harvard Business Review

  • Past Guest Tue 10/17
    Roger Schwarz

    Roger Schwarz & Associates

  • Past Guest Tue 10/10
    Harry Kraemer

    Professor of Leadership; Former Chairman & CEO-Baxter International
    Northwestern Kellogg School of Management

  • Past Guest Tue 10/3
    Jason Fried

    Founder and CEO

  • Past Guest Tue 9/26
    Debbie Bing


  • Past Guest Tue 9/26
    Nancy Drozdow

    Founder, Principal, Board Member

  • Past Guest Tue 9/19
    Sim Sitkin

    Founding Director of the Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership in Ethics; Director, Behavioral Science and Policy Center
    Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business

  • Past Guest Tue 9/12
    Frank Dobbin

    Professor; Chair, Harvard Organizational Behavior Ph.D. Program
    Harvard University


Stew FriedmanStew Friedman

Stew is Wharton’s Practice Professor of Management, having founded both the Wharton Leadership Program and the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project. He has been recognized as one of HR's Most Influential International Thinkers, as one of the "world's top 50 business thinkers" by Thinkers50, and as winner of Thinkers50's Distinguished Achievement Award in the talent management field. Working Mother chose him as one of America’s 25 most influential men to have made things better for working parents and the Families and Work Institute honored him with its Work Life Legacy Award. His Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life (Harvard Business, 2014) was a Wall Street Journal bestseller. Total Leadership: Better Leader, Richer Life (Harvard Business, 2008), which describes his Total Leadership program, was also a bestseller and is in eight languages. An award-winning teacher, The New York Times cited the “rock star adoration” he inspires in his students.

10/24/17 Sarah Green Carmichael on Work & Life

Workaholics: The Dangers of Overworking
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