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 4/17
    Whitney Johnson

    CEO & Founder; Author
    WLJ Advisors

  • Past Guest Tue 4/10
    Mike McDerment

    Co-Founder and CEO

  • Past Guest Tue 4/3
    Sarah Green Carmichael

    Executive Editor
    Harvard Business Review

  • Past Guest Tue 3/27
    Morten Hansen

    Professor; Author of "Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More"
    University of California, Berkeley

  • Past Guest Tue 3/20
    Morten Hansen

    Professor; Author of "Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More"
    University of California, Berkeley

  • Past Guest Tue 3/20
    Joanna Barsh

    Centered Leadership Project

  • Past Guest Tue 3/13
    Jeffrey Pfeffer

    Professor of Organization Behavior; Author of "Dying for a Paycheck"
    Stanford University

  • Past Guest Tue 3/6
    Brett Hurt

    Co-Founder, CEO

  • Past Guest Tue 2/27
    Ellen Galinsky

    Senior Research Advisor; Chief Science Officer
    SHRM; Bezos Family Foundation

  • Past Guest Tue 2/20
    Jenna Fisher

    Global Corporate Officers Sector Leader
    Russell Reynolds Associates

  • Past Guest Tue 2/13
    Christine Porath

    Associate Professor of Management
    Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business

  • Past Guest Tue 2/6
    Molly Dince

    Manager of Agency Development, Google Marketing Solutions


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.

3/27/18 Work and Life - Morten Hansen

Book: "Great at Work"
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