Thinkers50 Podcast: Friend and Foe


Stew Friedman leads Wharton’s groundbreaking Work/Life Integration Project. He also hosts Work and Life, a radio show on Wharton Sirius XM.

In this interview Stew talks with his Wharton colleague Maurice Schweitzer, author of Friend and Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both.

Listen to the podcast below or read the edited transcript on Work and Life.

From This Podcast:

  • We are not friends all the time, nor foes all the time. We are constantly going between the two.
  • There is always a hierarchy.
  • Social comparison can motivate us to do better but can also make us miserable. Finding a balance is key.
  • What is priming for power?

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