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

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 26m. Bisher sind 65 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 5 hours 32 minutes

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Introducing Work in Progress


Behind every working human, there’s a story. Work in Progress is Slack’s new radio show about the meaning and identity we find in work. Each week, join host Dan Misener for stories of personal ambition and debilitating insecurities, great successes and ab


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 2016-10-02  1m
 
 

episode 1: Going With the Flow


Some people know exactly what they want to do when they grow up, while the rest of us take a different approach—flying by the seat of our pants, dipping in and out of jobs not giving too much thought to any master plan because frankly, it doesn’t exist. G


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 2016-10-17  24m
 
 

episode 2: Dream Jobs


When it comes to envisioning what we want to do with our lives, we set our sights high. In episode 2 of Work in Progress, we hear two very different stories of a dream (job) coming true, whether by a random stroke of luck or through decades of perseveranc


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 2016-10-24  26m
 
 

episode 3: Career Pivots


From working in finance to servicing HVAC units, prosecuting despots for war crimes to pursuing life as a bootstrapping standup comedian...our careers can take some sharp left turns.


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 2016-10-31  23m
 
 

episode 4: Breaking New Ground


This week: career breakthrough moments. A 17-year-old female baseball player faces off against Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. An architect takes on the daunting task of rebuilding Sandy Hook Elementary after one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history.


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 2016-11-07  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
 
 

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 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 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 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