Dan Schawbel | How to Make Business More Human

Cell phones, tablets, watches. We all have them. These days there doesn’t seem to be a limit on what they can do, and that means you can spend — and waste — an almost infinite amount of time exploring the depths of the internet and social media. However, while there is a clear social element to it all, there is no substitute for real personal interaction.

Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author, the founder of WorkplaceTrends.com, and founder of Millennial Branding. He is also the Research Director and Partner at Future Workplace. Schawbel is also the host of the 5 Questions with Dan Schawbel podcast.

In this episode, Dan joins John Corcoran to discuss the effects of technology on human social interactions and health, as well as how Schawbel went about starting his podcast.

In this episode, we also talk about:

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  • Why Dan Believes Technology is Isolating Us in Today’s Digital World
  • In-Person Communication is the Best Form of Interaction Between People
  • What Makes a Successful Team in the Workplace
  • Why Dan Believes Great Communication with Others Must Start with Self-Connection
  • Creating a Corporate Culture where Employees Enjoy Coming to Work Every Day
  • How the Burnout Culture of Working Long Hours is Hurting Interpersonal Relationships
  • The Dopamine Rush We Get from Electronic Devices
  • Using Digital Relationships to Bridge into Real Human Connection
  • How Dan is Able to Connect to and Land Big Name Interviews
  • The Reason Why Dan’s Podcast is Different than Most Podcasts
  • Why Employees Need to have Great Experiences at Work
  • Who Dan Thanks for His Success

Resources Mentioned in This Episode

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