Brandon Vaidyanathan

Brandon Vaidyanathan

Washington DC
Contact: support@beautyatwork.net
Nov
20
The transformative power of beauty

The transformative power of beauty

In today's fiercely competitive business landscape, prevailing wisdom often champions hard skills as the key to success. Against
27 min read
Nov
05
Beautiful Leadership

Beautiful Leadership

When I hear the word "leadership," the first thing I think of is the comic strip Dilbert. Like
25 min read
Oct
15
Why neighborhoods matter

Why neighborhoods matter

Every year, I teach a Social Problems course at my university, in which we analyze some of the most intractable
42 min read
Oct
12
Our first Beauty at Work retreat

Our first Beauty at Work retreat

Where, if at all, do we find beauty in our work? And why does it matter? For the past year
5 min read
Oct
05
Why does beauty matter for work?

Why does beauty matter for work?

Worker stress, burnout, and “quiet quitting” are at all-time highs today, and A.I. is nibbling away on many jobs.
1 min read
Oct
02
From High Notes to High Planks: The Sean Vigue Story

From High Notes to High Planks: The Sean Vigue Story

I started working out regularly when I was in college, and like most guys who get into fitness, my motivation
37 min read
Sep
16
Beauty and Design

Beauty and Design

While classical Western aesthetics tends to equate beauty with perfection, some eastern traditions embrace beauty in imperfection. The Japanese concept
24 min read
Sep
02
The Beauty of Teaching Science

The Beauty of Teaching Science

In a bustling hospital emergency room, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals rush about in a coordinated effort to save
26 min read
Aug
21
Everyday Aesthetics and Justice

Everyday Aesthetics and Justice

On the streets of Baltimore, what often commands your attention more than the towering buildings are the vivid colors that
36 min read
Aug
01
Can Business be Beautiful?

Can Business be Beautiful?

At the turn of the 20th century, Frederick Winslow Taylor revolutionized the way people worked. It was an era of
37 min read