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What Workers Want Podcasts

Exploring the intersection of business and design by bringing together leaders, innovators and risk takers for behind-the-scenes conversations on what we’re learning about the places where people work, learn and heal. Meet the people shaping the future of work and discover how place can shape behavior.

Featured Podcasts

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Simon Sinek: Playing an Infinite Game

Simon Sinek, bestselling author of “Start with Why” and “Leaders Eat Last,” challenges long-held conventional notions about business and leadership in his newest book “The Infinite Game.” Hear why he says we’re all unwitting players, why we should stop focusing on our competition and what so many leaders get wrong.
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Coaching a New Kind of Teamwork

Modern teams—tasked with solving complex problems and helping organizations innovate—work less like a relay team, handing off work from one to another, and more like a hockey team, fast-paced and interconnected. They are hyper-collaborative. Chris Congdon, Editor of 360 Magazine, and Julie Barnhart-Hoffman, Steelcase researcher, explore what barriers these teams face and how to give them the control they need to succeed. Deep dive into this topic by reading New Work. New Rules.
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Designing Healthcare Solutions for the Real World

Kim Erwin and Jerry Krishnan, co-directors for the Institute for Healthcare Delivery Design at the University of Illinois Chicago, share how healthcare design is returning healthcare to its roots—helping patients, families and clinicians do the right thing.
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Why Are Some Workspaces Busy & Others Sit Empty?

In this episode, we diagnose what goes into creating a good workspace away from the traditional desk. Hear interviews with experts from iconic brands West Elm, Blu Dot and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. Plus, Brian Shapland, Steelcase GM of ancillary partnerships, shares some tips on how to design a great informal space. Explore how to create inspiring, beautiful and high performance looks for the office at steelcase.com/partners.