CareerCast - Lifelong Career Development

Welcome to CareerCast, a podcast from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business featuring acclaimed authors and management experts. Tune in monthly to gain insights that will kick-start your professional development.

David Burkus

Build Your Best Career Ever

Would you like to build a career that leverages your strengths, offer opportunities for growth, and where you are appreciated? Clearly, the answer is yes. So how do you do this? According to Dr. David Burkus, a former business school professor, advisor to executive leadership from organizations including PepsiCo, Fidelity, Adobe, and NASA, and bestselling author of several books including, Best Team Ever: The Surprising Science of High-Performing Teams, you need to be part of a team that promotes psychological safety, prosocial purpose, and common understanding. This gives you a powerful foundation to build your best career. While this may seem nearly impossible, it can be found and done. In this CareerCast, David shares how to simultaneously cultivate your strengths and advance professionally, while building a team that creates positive social and economic value.

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