Knocked down? Get up again!

Stories from episode 26 of the Slack Variety Pack

Things don’t always go as planned, but when they go wrong, some people just know how to pick themselves up again and come back strong. This episode is all about the strength within people (and, in fact, whole teams) working in adverse conditions. It’s the Resilience Pack.


children dressed as business professionals


When it comes to surviving group work, kids know best

Wise words on project work from an unlikely source: grade-school children. A clutch of wise kids give us their two cents on surviving the sometimes awkward, acrimonious, and challenging world of group work.



on the high wire


Life on the wire with The Flying Wallendas

The Flying Wallendas aren’t just a traveling circus family — they’re also one of the most famous, with a history stretching back almost 100 years. The Wallenda family has performed stunts on tightropes under circus tents, between skyscrapers, and across the Grand Canyon. Even though some of their acts have ended in tragedy, the Wallenda troupe keeps on reaching new heights, together.



catering team


Chefs on Tour: cooking under harsh conditions

If you’ve ever wondered what’s it like to go on tour as part of a rock star’s entourage, we caught up with chefs Chuck White and Anne Churchill who cook for rock stars, country crooners, and pop sensations. It’s not as glamorous as you might think — but their food acts as the fuel that allows the band and crew do what they do best.



Curatio: social app as support group

Curatio is an app and social network that matches people coping with similar health challenges. Like a Tinder for wellness (but in a much better way than that sounds). Together, users become more informed, supported, and motivated to achieve their health goals. It’s a wonderful way to never feel alone, no matter what diagnosis you’re facing.

Matt Haughey enjoys podcasts by taking hour-long drives.

Slack is the collaboration hub, where the right people are always in the loop and key information is always at their fingertips. Teamwork in Slack happens in channels — searchable conversations that keep work organized and teams better connected.