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Episodes

Pomodoro Productivity

3/7/2016
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A simple age-old kitchen timer can have a profound effect on how productive you are at work. We experiment with tic tocking our brain into efficiency.

Duration: 00:05:39


All Hail The New Resolution

1/11/2016
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Most resolutions involve some mixture of consuming less and exercising more. These days, there’s a new kind of resolution on the block. We hit the streets to find out what people want to change about their work life in 2016.

Duration: 00:02:23


These are a Few of our Favorite Things: Slack's Recommended Podcasts Part 1

12/14/2015
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We channel our inner Oprah to bring you a collection of our favorite podcasts, recommended by a few lovely members of the team at Slack. Happy listening!

Duration: 00:05:43


The Actual Scientific Reason Behind the “Warm Fuzzies”

11/27/2015
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We assemble a festive panel of experts to learn the actual root cause of those warm, fuzzy feelings we tend to get over the holiday season. Science!

Duration: 00:07:01


When Agile Software Theory and Parenting Collide

11/13/2015
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Real life scenarios, like the flocking of birds, have inspired countless innovations in technology development. But what happens when these lessons are applied back to real life scenarios, like raising your kids? We find out.

Duration: 00:06:34


Those Regrettable Online Purchases

11/13/2015
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In the aftermath of Cyber Monday, the final bastion of the bargain shopping frenzy, consumers emerge weary-eyed from their purchasing haze to discover their carts are filled with … piles of bizarre things.

Duration: 00:02:34


What Is the Most Powerful Question in the History of Questions?

10/30/2015
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Becoming a neuroscientist is hard. Becoming a neuroscientist AND best-selling author? Practically impossible! Or so you’d think. This is the incredible story of what happened when Lisa Genova, author of acclaimed novel and Oscar-winning movie Still Alice, asked herself: “Why not me?”

Duration: 00:06:48


When Quitting Is The Best Option

10/30/2015
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One of the greatest privileges afforded to you as an adult is the ability to quit anything you want, whenever you want, with minimal guilt. We talked to a few people about the moments that drove them to exercise that privilege.

Duration: 00:03:24


Jason Fried Helps A Family Learn How to Work Remotely

10/30/2015
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Thanks to technology, many workplaces have evolved from cubicle kingdom to free-flowing open concept office. Some company founders and their employees are even questioning whether a physical office is necessary at all. Meet one family that bravely put this theory to the test.

Duration: 00:07:06


A Horror Index For Notifications

10/16/2015
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Ding! Buzz! Bleep! Notifications can elicit anything from a shrug of indifference to a full on sweaty, hivey outbreak. But fear not, this handy list helps you gauge the appropriate emotional response to common notifications.

Duration: 00:02:03


Totally Appropriate Costume Ideas for the Halloween Jobseeker

10/16/2015
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This Halloween you can either dress for the job you want, or dress up as the job you want. Grab ye olde fountain pen and unfurl that ancient scroll, you’re going to want to jot these ideas down.

Duration: 00:02:27


Career Change, Aisle 12

10/16/2015
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In which a personal crisis drives a successful TV director to a satisfying job as grocery store fruit stacker.

Duration: 00:05:47


File Under: Silicon Valley Sleepover

10/16/2015
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You know what they say: When in San Francisco ... book a stay at the massive offices of a local tech start-up. Welcome to Social Print Studio, the world’s weirdest Airbnb.

Duration: 00:06:25


An Insider’s Guide to Quitting Your Job & Traveling The World

10/14/2015
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Who doesn’t fantasize about quitting their job, selling their earthly possessions, and gallivanting around the world? We talk to a South African couple who didn’t just dream the dream, they actually went out and did it.

Duration: 00:06:13


Why You Should Nap At Work

10/2/2015
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In which we travel to South Korea to uncover the productivity-enhancing secret found in almost every office: nap rooms. In case you needed some documentary evidence to convince your office manager.

Duration: 00:07:14


Walk Your Way to Creative Bliss

10/1/2015
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All the best writers claim — to anyone in earshot, particularly their publishers — that walking is not a distracting procrastination: On the contrary, it’s the antidote to writer’s block. Now researchers are marching in to back that up.

Duration: 00:04:40


Mostly Horrible Advice For Dealing With Your Mid-Afternoon Energy Slump

10/1/2015
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It’s inevitable. After lunch, your energy falls off a cliff. We hit the streets to find out the top strategies for coping with the mid-afternoon slump. (DISCLAIMER: Results not guaranteed.)

Duration: 00:02:17


Artisanal Ice Is An Actual Thing. No, Really.

10/1/2015
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Meet Alex Gregg - entrepreneur, artist, purveyor of magnificent hand-crafted ice cubes. Yes, ice cubes. Yes, hand-crafted. Yes. We know.

Duration: 00:05:19


How to Reclaim Stolen Art From The Internet

10/1/2015
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One artist’s back-of-the-napkin sketch, uploaded to the internet, took on a sadly all-too-familiar life of its own. This is the inspiring story of how she reclaimed her art, her career, and her love for both.

Duration: 00:06:07


Everyone I Know Has a Broken Phone Screen

10/1/2015
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Reading this through spiderweb cracks of a shattered phone screen and swiping your thumb across glass that may, quite possibly, do your digit damage? You are not alone.

Duration: 00:03:43

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