Works for Me podcast

Works for Me

Bloomberg

Hosts Francesca Levy and Rebecca Greenfield navigate the productivity industry by way of their own experiences. In each episode, one of the two becomes a human guinea pig as she tries to solve a specific work-related problem. Using the advice of so-called productivity experts, the duo tackles obstacles like ineffective to-do lists, overflowing inboxes and unruly meetings. Self-improvement is, by some estimates, a $10 billion sector, but can any of the productivity hacks these experts preach actually improve Francesca and Rebecca's work lives? Follow along with their attempts, insights and missteps, and maybe find a solution that will work for you.

17 Episoden

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    Introducing: Breakthrough

    4:27

    On Breakthrough, a new series from the Prognosis podcast, we explore how the pandemic is changing our understanding of healthcare and medicine. We start with an examination of long Covid, a mysterious new illness that has stumped doctors attempting to treat symptoms that last for months and potentially years. It has changed the way hospitals work and forced healthcare officials to prepare for the next pandemic. Covid has also opened the door to revolutionary technology: messenger RNA vaccines. It’s a technology that never could have been proven so quickly outside the crucible of that first pandemic year, 2020, and it holds big implications for the future of medicine. Breakthrough launches on Oct. 19. Subscribe today on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    Introducing: Blood River, A New Podcast From Bloomberg

    5:13

    The killers of Berta Caceres had every reason to believe they’d get away with murder. More than 100 other environmental activists in Honduras had been killed in the previous five years, yet almost no one had been punished for the crimes. Bloomberg’s Blood River follows a four-year quest to find her killers – a twisting trail that leads into the country’s circles of power. Blood River premieres on July 27. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    Introducing Prognosis Season 4: America's Broken Health-Care Costs

    3:00

    Americans are paying more and getting less for their health care than ever before. On the new season of Prognosis, reporter John Tozzi explores what went wrong.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    Coming Soon: Travel Genius Season 2

    2:54

    Bloomberg's Travel Genius podcast is back! After clocking another hundred-thousand miles in the sky, hosts Nikki Ekstein and Mark Ellwood have a whole new series of flight hacking, restaurant sleuthing, and hotel booking tips to inspire your own getaways—along with a who's who roster of itinerant pros ready to spill their own travel secrets. From a special episode on Disney to a master class on packing, we'll go high, low, east, west, and everywhere in between. The new season starts Nov. 6. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    Introducing Prognosis Season 3: Superbugs

    4:13

    On this new season of Prognosis, we look at the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines. You're probably more likely to have heard of these as superbugs. Their rise has been described as a silent tsunami of catastrophic proportions. We travel to countries on the frontline of the crisis, and explore how hospitals and doctors around the world are fighting back. Prognosis’ new season launches Sept. 5.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    Introducing "What Goes Up," A New Show From Bloomberg

    3:13

    On this new show from Bloomberg, hosts Mike Regan and Sarah Ponczek speak with expert guests each week about the main themes influencing global markets. They explore everything from stocks to bonds to currencies and commodities, and how each asset class affects trading in the others. Whether you’re a financial professional or just a curious retirement saver, What Goes Up keeps you apprised of the latest buzz on Wall Street and what the wildest movements in markets will mean for your investments.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    Coming Soon: The Pay Check Season 2

    2:47

    The Pay Check is back for a second season! For the next six weeks, we’re going to dig into the number one reason women still make less money than men: Motherhood. Women start their careers earning just about the same as men do, but once they have their first kid, that pay gap grows to a chasm. This season, we’ll show you how this “motherhood penalty” plays out for real women, in real life and how it affects the global economy. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    Are We More Productive?

    29:23

    For the last eight weeks, Rebecca and Francesca have tested out workplace hacks to see if any of them do what they claim to do: Make people happier, more creative and more productive. On the finale of Works for Me, the hosts talk about which methods worked, which ones didn’t and if the self-improvement industry is just a bunch of snake oil.   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    Get Better At Email

    31:13

    This week, Francesca takes on the bane of every corporate worker’s existence: email. Drowning in email and regularly missing important messages, she attempts to attain inbox zero through rigorous discipline.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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    Fight Less At Work

    30:30

    Francesca and Becca try their first joint experiment: They set out to learn how to be a better team. To help them in their quest, they find a management coach who specializes in pairs. After undergoing the workplace equivalent of couples therapy, the two attempt to use their newfound self-awareness to solve a podcast production conflict. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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