Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside some truly unusual places, where they’ve figured out how to make work not suck.

WorkLife has averaged over a million ears per episode and spent multiple weeks as the #1 show on the entire Apple Podcasts chart.

“The Porsche of podcasts.”

“The podcast to listen to for work inspiration during your daily commute.”


One of “5 podcasts college grads should download immediately.”

Season 5

  1. Leadership lessons from Zelenskyy and Putin Play Transcript
  2. Dolly Parton is burning up, not burning out Play Transcript
  3. The not-so-great resignation Play Transcript
  4. Rethinking flexibility at work Play Transcript
  5. How to pitch your best ideas Play Transcript
  6. Breaking up with perfectionism Play Transcript
  7. The do’s and don’ts of returning to the office Play Transcript
  8. It’s time to stop ignoring disability Play Transcript
  9. The 4 deadly sins of work culture Play Transcript
  10. How to change your workplace Play Transcript

Taken for Granted interviews

  1. Brené Brown on what vulnerability isn’t Play Transcript
  2. Jane Goodall on leadership lessons from primates Play Transcript
  3. Malcolm Gladwell questions everything Play Transcript
  4. Daniel Kahneman doesn’t trust your intuition Play Transcript
  5. Merve Emre on emotional intelligence as corporate control Play Transcript
  6. Mellody Hobson on taking tough feedback Play Transcript
  7. John Green wants you to pay attention to your attention Play Transcript
  8. Lin-Manuel Miranda daydreams, and his dad gets things done Play Transcript
  9. Allyson Felix on defeating disappointment and savoring success Play
  10. Indra Nooyi wants us to reimagine the return to work Play Transcript
  11. Indra Nooyi says it’s time for leaders to care Play Transcript
  12. Esther Duflo wants you to think like a plumber Play Transcript
  13. Jon Batiste on the art of pushing your limits Play Transcript
  14. Satya Nadella is building the future Play Transcript
  15. Ava DuVernay is triumphant Play Transcript

Season 4

  1. Think Again: JJ Abrams takes Adam’s job Play Transcript
  2. How to rethink a bad decision Play Transcript
  3. Navigating career turbulence Play Transcript
  4. The science of productive conflict Play Transcript
  5. How to build an inclusive workplace Play Transcript
  6. Bonus: Glennon Doyle wants you to abandon identity Play Transcript
  7. Bonus: Dax Shepard doesn’t believe in regret Play Transcript
  8. Why it pays to raise pay Play Transcript
  9. How to bust bias at work Play Transcript
  10. Who’s the boss? Play Transcript
  11. Your insecurities aren’t what you think they are Play
  12. Is it safe to speak up at work? Play Transcript
  13. We should allow sad days, not just sick days Play Transcript

Season 3

  1. The real reason you procrastinate Play Highlights Transcript
  2. Burnout is everyone’s problem Play Highlights Transcript
  3. The science of the deal Play Highlights Transcript
  4. Bonus: Relationships at work with Esther Perel Play Transcript
  5. Authenticity is a double-edged sword Play Highlights Transcript
  6. We don’t have to fight loneliness alone Play Highlights Transcript
  7. Reinventing the job interview Play Highlights Transcript
  8. Career decline isn’t inevitable Play Highlights Transcript
  9. Bonus: The fall of WeWork’s culture Play Highlights
  10. How science can fix remote work Play Highlights Transcript

Season 2

  1. The creative power of misfits Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  2. Become friends with your rivals Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  3. Networking for people who hate networking Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  4. The perils of following your career passion Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  5. The office without a**holes Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  6. How to remember anything Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  7. Bouncing back from rejection Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  8. When strength becomes weakness Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  9. Bonus: Fadbusting with Freakonomics Play
  10. Bonus: Wild work advice with Cheryl Strayed Play

Season 1

  1. How to love criticism Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  2. The Daily Show’s secret to creativity Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  3. The problem with all-stars Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  4. Your hidden personality Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  5. How to trust people you don’t like Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  6. Faking your emotions at work Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  7. A world without bosses Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  8. When work takes over your life Play Transcript Discussion Guide
  9. Bonus: #MeToo with Ashley Judd, Ronan Farrow, Tarana Burke Play
  10. Bonus: A debate with Malcolm Gladwell Play