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.

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  • Airs Tue 5/30 @7PM
    Joan C. Williams

    Professor; Director, Center for WorkLife Law; Author of "White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America"
    Hastings College of Law, University of California

  • Past Guest Tue 5/23
    Erin Bagwell

    Filmmaker and Feminist Blogger; Founder of Feminist Wednesday Blog

  • Past Guest Tue 5/16
    Monica Worline

    Founder, CEO; Author of "Awakening Compassion at Work: The Quiet Power that Elevates People and Organizations"

  • Past Guest Tue 5/9
    Marci Alboher

    Vice President

  • Past Guest Tue 5/2
    Matt Schneider

    New York City Dads Group

  • Past Guest Tue 4/25
    Stephanie Ackley Crowe

    Senior Director of Learning & Development
    Manhattan Associates

  • Past Guest Tue 4/25
    David Tucker

    Head of Strategy

  • Past Guest Tue 4/25
    Maria Yuan


  • Past Guest Tue 4/25
    Vik Bakhru

    Chief Operating Officer
    First Opinion

  • Past Guest Tue 4/25
    Alison Bloom-Feshbach

    Co-Founder, CEO
    Know Your Crew

  • Past Guest Tue 4/18
    Dr. Michael Baime

    Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine; Founder and Director of the Penn Program for Mindfulness
    University of Pennsylvania

  • Past Guest Tue 4/11
    Brad Harrington

    Executive Director, Center for Work & Family; Research Professor, the Carroll School of Management
    Boston College


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.

5/16/17 Monica Worline on Work & Life

Bringing Compassion into Our Work Lives
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