March 14, 2023

EP 416: Anxiety (and Mental Health) in the Achievement Society with M…

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-...

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Feb. 28, 2023

EP 415: The Economics of Being Needy with Mara Glatzel

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...

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Feb. 21, 2023

EP 414: The Economics of Ideas with Jenny Blake

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...

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Feb. 14, 2023

EP 413: The Economics of Getting (And Paying) Attention: Part 2

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 …

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Feb. 9, 2023

BONUS: Permission to Speak with Samara Bay

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. …

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Feb. 7, 2023

EP 412: The Economics of Paying Attention (Part 1)

How does the principle of supply and demand influence what we pay attention to? (And who pays attention to us?)

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Jan. 31, 2023

EP 411: The Economics of Cashflow (Remix)

If we want to understand the tiny economy of our businesses, then we have to understand cashflow.

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Jan. 24, 2023

EP 410: The Economics of Work Relationships with Kate Strathmann

How can we avoid unintentional exploitation in our working relationships?

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Jan. 17, 2023

EP 409: The Economics Of Information and Care

If information wants to be free… why is it so darn expensive?

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Jan. 10, 2023

EP 408: The Economics Of Big (and Small) Decisions with Hillary Rea

Can economics help you decide whether or not to quit social media? Yes!

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Jan. 3, 2023

EP 407: How To Feel Good About Going Slow

Can we unlearn urgency and learn to enjoy patience?

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Dec. 20, 2022

A Vision for Work in 2023 (and Beyond)

Work has evolved. The way we work has not.

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Dec. 13, 2022

EP 406: Our Favorite Things of 2022

Tara & Sean share a look back at the year and what caught their attention in books, tv, podcasts, and more.

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Dec. 6, 2022

EP 405: What causes work stress? And what can we do about it?

While the answer might seem obvious, understanding how work creates stress and help us design more sustainable work systems.

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Nov. 29, 2022

EP 404: What lights your fire?

Thinking about doing things differently next year? Here's one way my own work has changed—big time.

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Nov. 22, 2022

EP 403: Have your values been hijacked?

How do you see through the bait & switch?

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Nov. 15, 2022

EP 402: How do you crack the code on goal-setting?

Charlie Gilkey talks with Tara about the cultural code that lurks beneath our assumptions about goals & success.

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Nov. 8, 2022

EP 401: Do we really all have the same 24 hours?

Jenny Blake, Charlie Gilkey, and Tara discuss capacity, time, and avoiding overcommitment.

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Nov. 1, 2022

EP 400: The Power of Practice

🙌🏻 A 400th Episode AND Book Birthday celebration! 🙌🏻

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Oct. 25, 2022

EP 399: Self Help, LLC: The Politics of Hustle Culture with Jadah Sel…

Who does all of our productivity really benefit?

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Oct. 18, 2022

EP 398: Self Help, LLC: Good Bodies With India Jackson, Tiffany Ima, …

What happens when confidence and control collide?

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Oct. 11, 2022

EP 397: Self Help, LLC: Bad Usage With Samara Bay

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?

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Oct. 4, 2022

EP 396: Self Help, LLC: #MakingMemories with Sara Petersen

How do influencers impact the way we see ourselves, our families, and… our shopping lists?

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Sept. 27, 2022

EP 395: Self Help, LLC: Instagram, the Algorithm, and Personality Typ…

Personality types are big business on Instagram. Why are we so hooked on ourselves?

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