081: How reframing productivity as meaning achieves better results with Tamara Myles, Author, Speaker, Instructor at UPenn

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When we hear the word “productivity,” we often think about getting more done, but that definition is incomplete.

In this episode of Managing Made Simple, I’m joined by Tamara Myles, Author, Speaker, Instructor at UPenn where we discuss reframing our definition of “productivity” to include meaningful work, explore the link between meaning and wellbeing, and how leaders can help employees find meaning in their work in any role or organization.

About Tamara: 
Tamara Myles is a speaker and author with over two decades of experience helping leaders improve business performance. She leverages her expertise on productivity, well-being, and meaningful work to help leaders create systems and cultures that enable their teams to thrive, and their organizations to grow.

Tamara’s clients include KPMG, Microsoft, and Google, and her work has been featured in FastCompany, Business Insider, and Forbes, among others. She is the author of The Secret to Peak Productivity, and is writing her next book, More Than a Paycheck: How Leaders Can Answer the Growing Demand for Meaning at Work, which will be published in early 2025.

Referenced in the show, Tamara's white paper on meaningful work

Learn more about Tamara and her work: https://tamaramyles.com/


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