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 enough . And folks, it’s a struggle. The philosophy Byung-...
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 needs met in meaningful ways. Instead, we’re offered produc...
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 property rights. But understanding IP isn’t simply a matter of...
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 the “right to publicity” and the value of celebrity as an …
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 mission to change what power sounds like. …
How does the principle of supply and demand influence what we pay attention to? (And who pays attention to us?)
If we want to understand the tiny economy of our businesses, then we have to understand cashflow.
How can we avoid unintentional exploitation in our working relationships?
If information wants to be free… why is it so darn expensive?
Can economics help you decide whether or not to quit social media? Yes!
Can we unlearn urgency and learn to enjoy patience?
Work has evolved. The way we work has not.
Tara & Sean share a look back at the year and what caught their attention in books, tv, podcasts, and more.
While the answer might seem obvious, understanding how work creates stress and help us design more sustainable work systems.
Thinking about doing things differently next year? Here's one way my own work has changed—big time.
How do you see through the bait & switch?
Charlie Gilkey talks with Tara about the cultural code that lurks beneath our assumptions about goals & success.
Jenny Blake, Charlie Gilkey, and Tara discuss capacity, time, and avoiding overcommitment.
🙌🏻 A 400th Episode AND Book Birthday celebration! 🙌🏻
Who does all of our productivity really benefit?
What happens when confidence and control collide?
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?
How do influencers impact the way we see ourselves, our families, and… our shopping lists?
Personality types are big business on Instagram. Why are we so hooked on ourselves?