Work in Progress

Behind every working human, there’s a story. Work in Progress is a new show about the meaning and identity we find in work. Each week, hear stories of personal ambition and debilitating insecurities, great successes and abject failures, the plans we make and the luck that…happens. Hosted by Dan Misener, produced by Slack. Follow along @slackstories or slack.com/podcast

https://slack.com/podcast

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 26m. Bisher sind 65 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 5 hours 32 minutes

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episode 14: Sensory Overload


A woman discovers her cranium-tingling voice is the stuff of YouTube stardom; a visually impaired man happens upon his special sightseeing abilities at night. What happens when your senses become your super-powers at work?


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 2017-01-30  26m
 
 

episode 13: Switching Gears


A Wall Street trader's climb to the top proves too gut-wrenching to continue; a classical pianist grapples with a career-ending injury. What happens when you're suddenly physically incapable of doing your job?


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 2017-01-23  25m
 
 

episode 12: The 180


A prison superintendent ordered to oversee two executions struggles with his beliefs that the punishment doesn't fit the crime and a former Vegas drug dealer finally finds his place in the high life--sober. Sometimes the only way to find your true calling


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 2017-01-16  25m
 
 

episode 11: Coming Out


To gain credibility in a case, a police officer reveals his identity as a practicing pagan. After 30 years of performing as a man, a veteran comic takes the stage for the first time...as a woman. This week, two enlightening stories of people who took big


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 2017-01-09  26m
 
 

episode 10: In Disguise


Sometimes, the way to find out who we really are is to become someone else. Like the struggling author who’s already sold millions of books and the Vietnam war vet who carries out a do-or-die promise by becoming Santa Claus.


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 2016-12-19  26m
 
 

episode 9: Amazing Grace


A nun chooses solitude over social work and a highfalutin Wall Street recruiter quits the corporate life to work with former felons.


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 2016-12-12  26m
 
 

episode 8: In the Driver's Seat


A historian recounts the tale of an escaped slave who launched Toronto’s first taxi service and a loyal London Black Cab driver takes to the radio to unite his industry in revolt.


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 2016-12-05  25m
 
 

episode 7: Silence is a Virtue


Sometimes the most profound things we say and do at work happen when we don’t say anything at all. This week: A librarian's shushing earns her superhero status and a young hospital chaplain learns that sitting in silence brings great comfort to ailing, ag


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 2016-11-28  26m
 
 

episode 6: Untethered


Every job has its freedoms and limitations, but sometimes all you need to endure the ups and downs is a noble purpose. This week: A man who saves airline passengers from errant wildlife and another who's made it his life's work to build a country for the


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 2016-11-21  26m
 
 

episode 5: Following in the Footsteps


Parents have high hopes for their children, many wish their progeny will follow in their footsteps. This week: A son trades in building new towns for building software and a college graduate contemplates her fateful career slinging smoked fish with her le


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 2016-11-14  26m