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. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 5 hours 32 minutes

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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 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 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 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 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 15: Startup Sacrifices


An entrepreneur learns the cost of putting his work ahead of his relationship; a young developer flees her war-torn homeland for a chance to pursue her dream career. What happens when your professional ambitions put your personal life at stake?


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 2017-02-06  25m
 
 

episode 16: For Love of Country


A woman starts a dating site for single farm workers, and an exiled army colonel launches a revolution from the aisles of a hardware store. What happens when your life's work is deeply connected to where you're from?


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 2017-02-13  25m
 
 

episode 17: Guiding Lights


A Kung-Fu master honors his father's legacy; a frustrated musician's chance meeting with a mentor leads to a powerful lesson in self-acceptance. Sometimes, the best thing to happen to your career is finding your guiding light.


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 2017-02-20  25m
 
 

episode 18: Heart to Heart


Meet a woman who’s made a career out of professional cuddling; and an engineer, lawyer and open-source advocate who grappled with her own values in order to save her life.


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 2017-02-27  26m
 
 

episode 19: Down the Rabbit Hole


A journalist discovers a scarf with her byline imprinted in its design and embarks on an investigative journey to track down its makers; a former futures trader stumbles into her calling as an internet hoax buster with a specialty for empathizing with the


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 2017-03-06  26m