Episode 256

Emotions: Liz Fosslein on the Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work


January 22nd, 2019

50 mins 11 secs

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About this Episode

Liz Fosslien is a consultant on product design and experience design projects with companies including Salesforce, SYPartners, and Ernst & Young. Her work has been featured by The Economist, The Financial Times, NPR, Quartz, Fast Company, the Freakonomics Blog, and LifeHacker.

Her first book No Hard Feelings: Emotions At Work and How They Help Us Succeed (co-author Mollie West Duffy) takes a look at how emotions profoundly affect key aspects of professional life. The book serves as a deeply researched guide to un-repressing emotions at work, finding constructive channels even for jealousy and anxiety, and demystifying digital interactions and coworker communication styles.

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