Virtual Communication At Work Not A Great Substitute For Human Connection, Lame-Duck Session’s Impact On Health Care

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While sending an email to a coworker seems simple and can be done from the comfort of your own desk, a workplace researcher says face-to-face interactions are important to creating an authentic human connection on the job. We’ll also discuss the impact the state legislature’s lame-duck session could have on health care coverage.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Philip Rocco Guest
  • Dan Schawbel Guest