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The Brian Lehrer Show

Join Our #1Week1Outfit Experiment!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Sign up to join us in a week-long experiment to wear the same thing to work every day for a week, as inspired by an NYC art director who's been wearing the same outfit for three years.
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Listen to Lucy

A 30-year work anniversary is a freak event to be cheered

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A 30-year work anniversary is a freak event to be cheered

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Keeps Googlers Happy

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Google's head of "people operations" -- otherwise known as human resources -- stopped by to offer some insights into retaining employees and making sure they feel purposeful.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Teacher Evaluations; Rolling Stone's Retraction and Tavis Smiley

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch; Rolling Stone's retraction; Tavis Smiley; David Graeber on anarchy and bureaucracy & Google's head of HR talks about his rules for hiring. 

Storycorps

StoryCorps 421: Beautiful Symmetry

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Jeff Wilson sits down with his former high school classmate Tammie Baird to talk about accidentally hitting her with his car in 1984. Also in this episode, remembering Susan Silverstone Darer.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Scott Stringer; Planning for Floods & Freelancer Tax Advice

Friday, March 20, 2015

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer; plans to avoid the worst effects of climate change along our coastline; our digital discontent; tax advice for freelancers & a "House of Cards" recap.

Money Talking

Stop Stressing, Get Happy, and Watch Your Work Performance Turn Around

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Frustrated, stressed out, and full of anxiety? That's no way to be a leader! Here's how to get to a better state of mind at work.

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The Sporkful

Office Fridges: What Would The Founding Fathers Do?

Monday, March 16, 2015

Your philosophy about how a communal fridge should be used says a lot about how you think society should function. Sporkful listeners call in with contrasting perspectives.

Storycorps

StoryCorps Podcast 417: Remembering Wil Smith

Friday, March 13, 2015

Today, StoryCorps remembers Wil Smith, who recorded a conversation with his daughter, Olivia, about being a single dad in college. At the time of this interview in 2012, Wil had just been diagnosed with colon cancer. He died on February 22, 2015 at 46 years old.

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The Sporkful

True Crime: Investigating An Office Fridge Food Theft

Monday, March 09, 2015

It’s Elkhart, Indiana, 2001. Two inches of Heather Coleman's turkey club disappear from her office fridge. The thief is nowhere to be found. And Heather’s life will never be the same.

To the Best of Our Knowledge

Making It As A Writer

Sunday, February 08, 2015

Laura Van Den Berg has the kind of literary success writers dream of. Her debut novel comes out later this month, and already it's become one of the most anticipated books of the year. But for Laura, writing hasn't always been easy.

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The Takeaway

Unemployment: A Life Sentence For Ex-Offenders

Friday, February 06, 2015

While support grows for ban the box, some activists argue that banning the box isn’t enough to help ex-offenders get and retain work.

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The Takeaway

Obama's Body Man

Thursday, February 05, 2015

In photos of the president from 2007 to 2011, there's someone next to him without an earpiece or Secret Service shades. Reggie Love tells us what it was like to be Obama's personal aide.

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On Being

Brené Brown — The Courage to Be Vulnerable [remix]

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Courage is borne out of vulnerability, not strength. This finding of Brené Brown’s research on shame and "wholeheartedness" shook the perfectionist ground beneath her own feet. And now it’s inspiring millions to reconsider the way they live and parent.

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On Being

[Unedited] Brené Brown with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Courage is borne out of vulnerability, not strength. This finding of Brené Brown’s research on shame and "wholeheartedness" shook the perfectionist ground beneath her own feet. And now it’s inspiring millions to reconsider the way they live and parent.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Family Leave, Animal Research, and Childhood Poverty

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Takeaway explores a new initiative being pushed by the White House, and two startling new reports on animal research and the wealth gap.

Storycorps

StoryCorps 409: The Come Back

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

When Darlene Lewis' son was released from prison 20 years ago, he couldn't find work. So, Darlene decided to do something about it. She runs an organization dedicated to helping former inmates find jobs. She's helped thousands of men and women -- including James Taylor, who served seven years for weapons possession and drug charges. Today, James works as a videographer, youth mentor, and also volunteers for Darlene's organization.

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On Being

Parker Palmer and Courtney Martin — The Inner Life of Rebellion

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The history of rebellion is rife with excess and burnout. But new generations have a distinctive commitment to be reflective and activist at once, to be in service as much as in charge and to learn from history while bringing very new realities into being

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On Being

[Unedited] Parker Palmer and Courtney Martin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The history of rebellion is rife with excess and burnout. But new generations have a distinctive commitment to be reflective and activist at once, to be in service as much as in charge and to learn from history while bringing very new realities into being

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Pro Tips to Grab a New Gig for the New Year

Monday, January 05, 2015

How inexperienced young people can stand out in the hiring process, why you should emphasize accomplishments, and what it takes to get your resume into the "yes" pile.

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