Difficult conversations, Worker engagement

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We learn how to have more productive conversations about identity, diversity and justice. Then, a professor explains why more people are feeling disengaged at work and what we can do about it.

Featured in this Show

  • Tough Topics, Great Conversations

    Conversations about identity and race can be difficult–but they’re conversations worth having, according to the authors of the new book Say the Right Thing: How to Talk About Identity, Diversity, and Justice. They offer practical advice to help start those discussions and make them productive.

  • Poll Finds Most American Workers Disengaged From Their Work

    A solid majority of Americans say they feel disengaged from their jobs, according to a recent Gallup survey–and those numbers are going up over time. We’ll find out what could be driving those trends, and what it all means for individual happiness and workplace success.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Kenji Yoshino Guest
  • David Glasgow Guest
  • Christine Whelan Guest

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