Works for Me

10 EpisodesProduced by 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 obstac… read more

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Are We More Productive?

March 1st, 2019

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 …

Get Better At Email

February 22nd, 2019


This week, Francesca takes on the bane of every corporate worker’s existence: email. Drowning in email and regularly missing important messages, she …

Fight Less At Work

February 15th, 2019


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 …

A Message from The Pay Check

February 11th, 2019


The Pay Check is collecting stories for our upcoming season, and we want to hear from you! Did having a kid change your career trajectory or the way …

Find a Mentor

February 8th, 2019


Ah the elusive mentor. We’re all supposed to have one to succeed in our careers, but how do you actually get one? This week, Becca goes on a journey to find a career guide. 

Make Meetings Better

February 1st, 2019


Meetings are easy to hate: they clutter our calendars, eat up our time, and often accomplish very little besides getting more meetings scheduled. …

Train Your Brain to Focus

January 25th, 2019


Like many people, Becca has trouble concentrating on one task at a time, with emails, chats, and social media distracting her from her work. But, she's determined to get focused. For a week, she commits to a regimented …

Become a Morning Person

January 18th, 2019


Francesca tries to fix the most important part of the day: Her mornings. To get more out of the precious hours before work, she tests out a scientifically proven method called R.I.S.E.U.P. But, will her rigorous new …

Make A Bullet Journal

January 11th, 2019


The bullet journal—the all-in-one calendar, to-do list, and diary—has become the DIY life organizer de rigueur. But trying to get into the bullet …

Introducing Works for Me

January 4th, 2019


It's a new year, and that means it's time to reshape our work and home lives--with a podcast! On Works for Me, hosts Francesca Levy and Rebecca Greenfield navigate the productivity industry by way of their own …

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