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 3/21
    Arianna Huffington

    Founder; Founder and CEO; Author of "The Sleep Revolution"
    The Huffington Post; Thrive Global

  • Past Guest Tue 3/14
    Jeffrey Pfeffer

    Professor of Organization Behavior; Author of "The Knowing-Doing Gap"
    Stanford University

  • Past Guest Tue 3/14
    Jason Toff

    Head of Vine
    Twitter / Vine

  • Past Guest Tue 3/7
    Emily Bianchi

    Assistant Professor of Organization and Management
    Emory University

  • Past Guest Tue 2/28
    Jennifer Deal

    Senior research scientist
    Center for Creative Leadership

  • Past Guest Tue 2/21
    Barbara Waxman

    Author of "The Middlescence Manifesto: Igniting the Passion of Midlife"

  • Past Guest Tue 2/14
    Scott Moorehead

    Culture of Good, Inc

  • Past Guest Tue 2/14
    Ryan McCarty

    Culture of Good, Inc.

  • Past Guest Tue 2/7
    Stephanie Ackley Crowe

    Senior Director of Learning & Development
    Manhattan Associates

  • Past Guest Tue 2/7
    David Tucker

    Head of Strategy

  • Past Guest Tue 2/7
    Maria Yuan


  • Past Guest Tue 2/7
    Vik Bakhru

    Chief Operating Officer
    First Opinion


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.

2/28/17 Jennifer Deal on Work and Life

What Millennials Want from Work
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