#70 – Dan Smolen — Employee Disengagement & The Power of Meaningful Work

10 March 2020


“I think we’re at a tipping point in 2020 … the spotlight is on companies …  to make the work they provide to people meaningful.” — Dan Smolen In this episode, Dan shares his journey in pivoting his recruiting company from any company to impact companies.  He also shares his philosophy on why companies’ employees are incredible disengaged and what he believes is the antidote.  He also shares what he’s learned from his guests on his two podcasts.  Enjoy! About Dan: Dan Smolen has enjoyed a truly meaningful career journey and he wants to take you along the path to finding your own. He is a nationally recognized author, podcaster, serial entrepreneur, workforce thought-leader, and heartfelt advocate for people who dream big dreams of doing meaningful work. Dan is also the Host and Executive Producer of The Tightrope with Dan Smolen Podcast, capturing great stories from professionals in academia, business, healthcare, public service, and nonprofits, who overcame great odds and daunting obstacles to do the work of their dreams—meaningful work. A native of New Haven, Connecticut, Dan is a graduate of The Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College. He and his family reside in the Washington, D.C. area. You can find Dan at: The Tightrope Podcast @ (wherever you get your podcasts) DanSmolen.com