Finding your purpose at work

Squiggly Careers

Dan talks about the nature of purpose at work, what it means and why it matters, on the Squiggly Careers podcast.


On unlocking your potential

Curious Minds at Work

Dan discusses how a relentless focus on identifying and fixing our weaknesses can create a lot of anxiety, along with feelings of overwhelm, even helplessness.


Can you highlight your strengths?

Apple Podcasts

On how building a personal highlight reel can be effective in understanding our strengths and the results of Dan’s research on the impact this has for individuals and teams.


On being exceptional

Supporting Champions

Dan discusses his motivation behind writing Exceptional, post-traumatic growth and the harsh insight that something like cancer can give you, life highlight reels, being energised and how the stories we tell ourselves about who we are have a way of coming true.


Squeezing the Orange


Dan teams up with comedian Akin Omobitan, and together they ‘funpack’ some wisdom from peer-reviewed social science articles.


Bored and Disengaged

Harvard Business Review

In this episode of HBR’s advice podcast: what to do when you aren’t excited about your organisation, when new assignments don’t hold your interest or all the best projects go to more senior employees.


Do You Feel Alive at Work?

Michelle McQuaid

Dan talks to Michelle McQuaid about how workplaces can harness your neurological seeking system to help you bring your best self to work each day.


The Stories We Tell Ourselves

BYU Radio

The stories that we generate and tell ourselves can have huge effects on our behaviours and the results that we create. Listen to how crafting a better story about the meaning of our circumstances can change the way we relate to them.


On Our Seeking System

American Management Association

Reawaken the drive to learn more with Dan Cable.

AMA podcast with Dan Cable


Keeping your people alive at work when transformation’s on the menu

PwC – Transformation Talks

In this new podcast series, David Lancefield explores transformation through the lens of a diverse group of people, who have driven, lived through or studied transformation in their own ways. Episode 1 features Dan Cable, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School.


Alive at Work

The Bregman Leadership Podcast

Discover Dan’s theory on balancing innovation and execution, how you should redefine failure for your team and a feedback exercise that activates growth mindsets.


Make Work Engaging Again

Harvard Business Review

Dan explains why people often lose their enthusiasm for their work and how leaders can help them get it back. We shouldn’t forget that as humans we all need to explore and have purpose — and without that, we languish.


Alive at work – making work better with emotion

Eat Sleep Work Repeat

Listen to Dan talk with Bruce Daisley from Twitter about intrinsic motivation and making work feel more like real life – complete with positive emotions.


Winning ways

London Business School Review

Organizations should stick to their core values to secure employee commitment and achieve corporate success, say Dan Cable and Kimberly D Elsbach.

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