Episode 53

Under The Desk On Phone Calls


August 15th, 2014

1 hr 37 mins 31 secs

Season 1

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About this Episode

With the official name change from Quit to Grit, Dan is joined by Haddie Cooke to talk about negotiations, interviews, open offices, and more!

Links for this episode:

  • Open Plan Offices Makes Employees Less Productive
    Open-plan offices may make some kinds of collaboration easier, but are they more conducive to productivity? What’s the most irritating workplace distraction? And are those state-of-the-art workstations actually more comfortable?
  • 5by5 | Back to Work #87: Nothing to Declare But My Coconuts
    This week, Dan and Merlin begin a conversation on what researchers and educators are learning about why students of all ages do or don't succeed. Yes, it's about intelligence and other cognitive skills, but it's also about tenacity, courage, self-restraint, and resolve.
  • Grit (personality trait) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Grit in psychology is a positive, non-cognitive trait based on an individual’s passion for a particular long-term goal or endstate coupled with a powerful motivation to achieve their respective objective.

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