Works for Me



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-c...Show More

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Are We More Productive?

28:38 | Mar 1st

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 hosts talk about which methods w...Show More

Get Better At Email

30:28 | Feb 22nd

This week, Francesca takes on the bane of every corporate worker’s existence: email. Drowning in email and regularly missing important messages, she attempts to attain inbox zero through rigorous discipline. 

Fight Less At Work

29:45 | Feb 15th

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 equivalent of couples therapy, the...Show More

A Message from The Pay Check

01:23 | Feb 11th

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 you work? If you have anything you want to share, call and leave us a voicemail at (212) 617-0166. St...Show More

Find a Mentor

33:47 | Feb 8th

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

31:17 | Feb 1st

Meetings are easy to hate: they clutter our calendars, eat up our time, and often accomplish very little besides getting more meetings scheduled. Francesca consults with a raft of meeting experts in an attempt to reform one of her more aimless meetin...Show More

Train Your Brain to Focus

29:48 | Jan 25th

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 focus routine recommended by co...Show More

Become a Morning Person

31:09 | Jan 18th

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 morning routine be the key to a be...Show More

Make A Bullet Journal

29:14 | Jan 11th

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 journal fad can be intimidating. This week, Rebecca Greenfield spends more than two months trying it out...Show More

Introducing Works for Me

03:26 | Jan 4th

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 experiences. In each episode, one of the...Show More