Like the nature of white-collar work itself, the concept and design of the office has evolved over more than a century, from the counting-houses of nineteenth-century clerks to the cubicles we love to hate. Author Nikil Saval joins us to explore the history of our workspaces.
Positive thinking is part of the American ethos. We spend millions of dollars and countless hours motivating employees and students to focus on success. But author and activist Barbara Ehrenreich says our inability to even consider failure has contributed directly to our economic woes. She joins Kojo to explore the potential dangers of looking on the bright side.
- Barbara Ehrenreich Author, "Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America."
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