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S4 EP03: Adam Grant Says Your Next Boss Might Want You to "Self Manage"

S4 EP03: Adam Grant Says Your Next Boss Might Want You to "Self Manage"

By TED and Stable Genius Productions

The workplace has become a place of sociological experimentation. But what are the pros and cons to “flattening” hierarchy or employees giving each other "radically transparent" feedback? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant (and host of TED's WorkLife podcast) explains some of the most cutting-edge workplace behavioral changes, how they reflect other societal changes like the #MeToo movement, and what each of us can do to evolve while GETTING OUR WORK DONE.

Plus, Jen and Manoush consider how working remotely has affected their creative process and caused some hiccups with team coordination.

ZigZag is the business show about being human.

Join a community of listeners riding the twists and turns of late-capitalism, searching for a kinder, more sustainable way. Manoush Zomorodi and Jen Poyant investigate how work and business impact our wellbeing and the planet we live on. On Seasons 4 and 5, hear from rebels and visionaries with radical ideas on how we can build stable lives, careers, and companies. 

If you’re also interested in Jen and Manoush’s personal story and their adventures in starting their own business with a little help from blockchain technology, listen to the first three seasons, starting with Season 1, Chapter 1.

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@manoushz (Manoush Zomorodi, host of ZigZag and cofounder of Stable Genius Productions), @jpoyant (Jen Poyant, cohost of ZigZag and cofounder of Stable Genius Productions)
@AdamMGrant (Adam Grant, Organizational Psychologist @wharton and host of the Work Life Podcast)

Matt Boynton, Audio Engineer and Sound Designer
David Herman, Composer
Maria Wurttele, Production Coordinator

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