Hi! I’m Tara McMullin.
I’m an independent writer, podcaster, and producer—and the author of What Works: A Comprehensive Framework to Change the Way We Approach Goal-Setting. I’m also co-founder of YellowHouse.Media, a boutique podcast production agency. My work has been featured in Fast Company, The Muse, The Startup, and many others.
Corporate Scapegoats: Beyond the “Greedy Corporation” Critique
Panasonic is currently running a commercial about climate change starring Michael Phelps. Phelps delivers a stilted and, in my humble opinion, wholly uninspiring pep talk. He warns us that the time for action is now when it comes to averting the climate crisis....
“All Parasites Have Value:” Why Valuing Those Who Don’t Work is Key to More Sustainable Work Practices for Those Who Do
"I haven't worked my whole life to pay for somebody else," said the woman in line at the antique store ahead of my husband. At the mention of the sales tax she owed, she began to complain about "moochers." The next day, we walked past a car with a bumper sticker that...
How the Push for Efficiency Changes Us
Layoffs are in the news. 21,000 at Facebook. 27,000 at Amazon. 12,000 at Google. 600 at Spotify. LinkedIn maintains a running list of layoff announcements in its News feature area. Every person laid off is a life disrupted in some way. And the potential ramifications...
A Radical New Approach to Setting Goals
“I stand for critical thinking about our goals—where they come from, who or what they really serve, and how we might be taking on cultural shoulds and supposed-tos that harm us and our communities.” Learn More →