9 episodes

The Case for Connection podcast explores the research and evidence behind why human connection is so crucial in an often lonely and isolated world. The bestselling authors of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All In and introvert and extrovert hosts, Ryan Jenkins and Steven Van Cohen, provide their expert advice and personal perspectives. This podcast is presented by LessLonely.com, the world’s premier resource for reducing loneliness and strengthening connections across teams. Learn more at https://lesslonely.com.

The Case for Connection Ryan Jenkins & Steven Van Cohen

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

The Case for Connection podcast explores the research and evidence behind why human connection is so crucial in an often lonely and isolated world. The bestselling authors of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All In and introvert and extrovert hosts, Ryan Jenkins and Steven Van Cohen, provide their expert advice and personal perspectives. This podcast is presented by LessLonely.com, the world’s premier resource for reducing loneliness and strengthening connections across teams. Learn more at https://lesslonely.com.

    Sharing Isn’t Caring, It’s Much More

    Sharing Isn’t Caring, It’s Much More

    Season 1 - Episode 8 of The Case for Connection podcast where the case for more human connection is backed by research and unpacked by the best-selling authors of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated To All In. Hear introverted host, Ryan Jenkins, and extroverted host, Steven Van Cohen, share the heartbreaking story of one man’s realization about the power of connection.

    This episode is presented by LessLonely.com, the world’s premier resource for reducing loneliness and strengthening connections across teams. Learn more at https://lesslonely.com.

    • 20 min
    Social Snacking Leads to Loneliness Hangovers

    Social Snacking Leads to Loneliness Hangovers

    Season 1 - Episode 7 of The Case for Connection podcast where the case for more human connection is backed by research and unpacked by the best-selling authors of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated To All In. Hear introverted host, Ryan Jenkins, and extroverted host, Steven Van Cohen, discuss the snack jar that psychologists want you to keep your hand out of.

    This episode is presented by LessLonely.com, the world’s premier resource for reducing loneliness and strengthening connections across teams. Learn more at https://lesslonely.com.

    • 34 min
    Astronaut’s Escape Pod From Loneliness

    Astronaut’s Escape Pod From Loneliness

    Season 1 - Episode 6 of The Case for Connection podcast where the case for more human connection is backed by research and unpacked by the best-selling authors of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated To All In. Hear introverted host, Ryan Jenkins, and extroverted host, Steven Van Cohen, unpack how astronauts avoid loneliness while 254 miles away from civilization.

    This episode is presented by LessLonely.com, the world’s premier resource for reducing loneliness and strengthening connections across teams. Learn more at https://lesslonely.com.

    • 35 min
    The Repeal of “Stranger Danger”

    The Repeal of “Stranger Danger”

    Season 1 - Episode 5 of The Case for Connection podcast where the case for more human connection is backed by research and unpacked by the best-selling authors of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated To All In. Hear introverted host, Ryan Jenkins, and extroverted host, Steven Van Cohen, unpack the surprising research of what happens when commuters are forced to interact with each other.

    This episode is presented by LessLonely.com, the world’s premier resource for reducing loneliness and strengthening connections across teams. Learn more at https://lesslonely.com.

    • 41 min
    This Is Your Brain on Exclusion

    This Is Your Brain on Exclusion

    Season 1 - Episode 4 of The Case for Connection podcast where the case for more human connection is backed by research and unpacked by the best-selling authors of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated To All In. Hear introverted host, Ryan Jenkins, and extroverted host, Steven Van Cohen, unpack the enlightening research of what exclusion does to our brain.

    This episode is presented by LessLonely.com, the world’s premier resource for reducing loneliness and strengthening connections across teams. Learn more at https://lesslonely.com.

    • 37 min
    High-Tech Is Harming High Touch

    High-Tech Is Harming High Touch

    Season 1 - Episode 3 of The Case for Connection podcast where the case for more human connection is backed by research and unpacked by the best-selling authors of Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated To All In. Hear introverted host, Ryan Jenkins, and extroverted host, Steven Van Cohen, look at specific research but rather unpacking the history of ATMs for clues on how to regain more connection.

    This episode is presented by LessLonely.com, the world’s premier resource for reducing loneliness and strengthening connections across teams. Learn more at https://lesslonely.com.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

5 Ratings

DonnaCKosto ,

Intrigued connection lover

I used to be the kind of person who would strike up conversations, or give a compliment to random strangers in the elevator or on an airplane or while out for a walk, just to put a smile on the face of someone along the way. Since covid and the pandemic, I’ve stopped having those kinds of interactions- not only with strangers but with neighbors, co-workers and distant family members too.
Ryan and Steven’s discussions are so interesting and relatable. The scenarios they discuss have triggered new thoughts as to the unspoken value of human connection in all shapes and forms. I’m eager to start putting forth intentional effort to make connections a priority in my life once again thanks to Ryan & Steven! Fantastic, thought provoking podcast!!

A mom who knows better ,

Loving This

Ryan and Steven are awesome. They are fun to listen to and deliver some incredible wisdom. I am thoroughly enjoying this podcast!

Steve Van Cohen ,

So Needed Right Now

We can all benefit from becoming a bit more connectable. This podcast is timely, insightful, and full of jaw dropping statistics. A must listen!

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