The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace with Ron Friedman

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Welcome to this edition of THE REAL DEAL with Jason Silverman!
Jason Silverman got a chance to catch up with psychologist Dr. Ron Friedman for a fun and truly eye opening conversation on how managers can create a work environment that will deliver results. If you’re looking to take your business (and your life) to the next level, this podcast is a must!

What are you waiting for??  You’re going to get a ton of value from this one!

Strap yourself in and get ready!  This is going to be great!

A little about Dr.Ron Friedman…

Ron has served on the faculty of the University of Rochester, Nazareth College, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and has consulted for some of the world’s most successful organizations.

Popular accounts of his research have appeared on NPR and in major newspapers, including The New York Times, Financial Times, the Globe and Mail, Washington Post, The Guardian, as well as magazines such as Men’s Health, Entrepreneur, and Success.

Ron is also the author of a highly-acclaimed new book called The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace. He is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Psychology Today, Fast Company, Forbes, and CNN.


Listen to today’s podcast and discover…

1. You’re a psychologist. What inspired you to write a book about the workplace?

2. You say there’s a science to building an extraordinary workplace. What does the research say we need to be happy at work?

3. You write that close friendships with our colleagues make us more productive. How?

4. You say that exercise can make us smarter. How?

5. You write that companies should provide employees with a budget for customizing their workspaces. Why?

6. Can sitting near a window make us more productive?

7. What can video games teach us about building an extraordinary workplace?

8. You write that our brain sabotages us when we’re interviewing job candidates. Can you give us some examples?

9. You write that employee of the month awards can make employees less motivated at work. Why?

10. What will the workplace look like 10 years from now?