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The FourBlock Podcast

Nov 30, 2020

This week, FourBlock Founder Mike Abrams discusses pietas – defined as duty, loyalty, and devotion – and explores how veterans embody the virtues of pietas and citizenship through military service. He argues that when veterans return home, they can continue to embody the virtue of pietas through small acts...

Nov 23, 2020

This week, FourBlock Founder Mike Abrams shares a quick story and exercise inspired by Marcus Aurelius, the Roman Emperor and stoic philosopher, and encourages us all to take a moment this Thanksgiving to reflect on the people who have developed and shaped us and formed the foundation of who we are today.


Nov 16, 2020

"Culture is not what you say it is. It’s how you act, live, and work every single day.”

This week, FourBlock Founder Mike Abrams explores a common question that we get from listeners: how can you accurately assess a company’s culture and decide whether you would be a good fit?

Acknowledging that the actual...

Nov 9, 2020

“Everyone you meet right now is battling with some internal struggle with a stressor that is completely unfamiliar.”

This week we welcome Jaz Azari, who joins FourBlock Founder Mike Abrams to discuss cultural stress in the COVID-19 world. Passionate about preserving mental health and wellbeing, particularly...

Nov 2, 2020

“At the end of the day, we are making decisions about people – their livelihoods, their careers, their futures – and I think that that is an honor and needs to be treated as such.”

An evangelist for change, Julie Teahan creates environments where people and organizations thrive, where “families” are...