ZigZag takes an honest look at the culture of business and work—and what needs to change.

Journalists turned entrepreneurs Manoush Zomorodi (Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business) and Jen Poyant (Exec. Producer Note to Self, 2 Dope Queens) share their own struggles to build an ethical business and remain grounded human beings…all while investigating how other founders and creators are resisting the “winners take all” mindset and redefining success for themselves and society.

Listen and be part of a new movement to chart a kinder, sustainable, and collective path forward for work and life.

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“Super authentic, informative, and funny — a total must listen.”

“A deeply intelligent show [with] two brilliant and brave women.”

“Something really special that will help you understand tech, life and how we interact with both.”

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Manoush is the host of ZigZag and co-founder of Stable Genius Productions. Investigating how technology is transforming humanity is her passion and expertise.

Her book, Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Creative Self   (2017, St. Martin’s Press) and TED Talk are guides to surviving the “Attention Economy.” She is one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2018. Manoush created, hosted, and was managing editor of Note to Self at WNYC Studios, which the Academy of Podcasters named Best Tech Podcast of 2017. She’s won numerous awards, include The Gracie in 2014 and 2018 for Best Radio Host.


Jen is co-founder of Stable Genius Productions. She identifies, nurtures, and collaborates with on-air talent to create groundbreaking podcasts.

As WNYC Studios’ Executive Producer, Jen developed Note to Self and other hit shows including 2 Dope Queens. Previously, Jen was Senior Producer of the national daily news program, The Takeaway. She spearheaded the first Werk It Festival, WNYC’s annual conference that supports women’s growth in audio. She also surfs.

Stable Genius Productions is a media company with a mission to help people navigate personal and global change. SGP uses podcasts as a lab to test new ways journalists can educate, entertain, and inspire through narrative.  For updates, follow @StableGP on Twitter and Instagram and sign up for our newsletter.

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