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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An outspoken corporate downsizer learns a harsh lesson after being surprised with her own exit package, and a loyal cop that has to choose between fighting the war on drugs and his criminal brother. Sometimes practicing tough love at work and at home isn’


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 2017-03-13  26m
 
 

episode 21: Grey Matter


We meet a woman teaching doctors good bedside manners by acting sick when she’s feeling perfectly fine; and a neuroscientist at odds with her own brain after she's diagnosed with schizophrenia.


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 2017-03-20  25m
 
 

episode 22: Finger Lickin'


We meet a chef who can't wait to walk away from her prestigious Michelin star rating and a web developer who singlehandedly orchestrated one of the biggest fast food comebacks his hometown has ever seen. Follow along at slack.com/podcast and @slackstories


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 2017-03-27  26m
 
 

episode 23: Born This Way


An Instagram star bullied for the color of her skin turns the teasing into the fuel behind her fashion modeling career; a professional British rugby player confronts “jock" stereotypes when he comes out to friends, family, and fans as gay.


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 2017-04-07  26m
 
 

episode 24: Boring is in the Eye of the Beholder


Explore the hidden world of seemingly unremarkable jobs in this special episode with double the stories, including: a video store clerk who gets knocked out of his monotonous comfort zone by a suspicious visitor; a call center agent who finds renewed purp


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 2017-04-21  26m
 
 

episode 25: Bake-Off


The head of purchasing and IT at America's largest fortune cookie supplier takes on a new role as head fortune cookie writer. A baker with Down syndrome has to break the law to lead an independent life and career. This week, two stories of remarkable peop


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 2017-05-05  26m
 
 

episode 26: Looking Back to the Future


A college student’s sweepstakes win paves the way for her lifelong dream to reform U.S. immigration policy. An academic lands a rare dream job as the ‘Wikimedian in Residence’ for one of the oldest libraries at the University of Oxford. This week, stories


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 2017-05-19  25m
 
 

episode 27: Reach for the Stars


A jetpack inventor rejects his position as an ivory-towered executive to stay grounded as an entrepreneur. A Jamaican-American chess player becomes the first black international grandmaster in history. This week, stories of childhood dreams and the realit


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 2017-06-02  25m
 
 

episode 28: Footloose & Free(lancer)


Dive into the daily hustle, juggle, and struggle of the freelance life in this special episode. Meet a freelance farmer with a novel approach to traditional work; a writer, mother, and animal keeper bitten by the travel bug; a sweet-talking freelance coll


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 2017-06-16  26m
 
 

episode 29: Because, Science


A freshwater ecologist tasked with making his research more accessible discovers an unlikely muse in Bruce Springsteen. A medical ethnobotanist seeks new cures for super bugs in the natural world after her own near-death brush with a bacterial infection.


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 2017-07-07  25m