business podcasts

Liberating the human spirit, w/Robert F. Smith (Vista Equity, Morehouse Commencement), Recorded live at Summit LA 2019

Every great founder has a second purpose — something outside their main business they're trying to get done in...

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Building bridges to scale, w/Kind’s Daniel Lubetzky

Scaling isn’t only about scaling UP – it’s about scaling OUT: to new products, new verticals, new...

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Rapid Response: Loneliness at work, w/Noreena Hertz

This is the loneliest century, says economist Noreena Hertz. Even before the pandemic forced us to stay home,...

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Rapid Response: Why take on a turnaround, w/Magic Leap’s Peggy Johnson

Why leave a storied tech icon to lead a troubled brand? As the pandemic deepened this summer, Peggy Johnson left a...

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Rapid Response: Why Salesforce Bought Slack, w/Salesforce's Bret Taylor

Salesforce's much-buzzed-about deal to acquire Slack for $28 billion goes back a decade, when Friendfeed founder Bret...

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2020: The Year in Review w/Reid Hoffman & Bob Safian

Our host, Reid Hoffman, and our editor at large, Bob Safian, in conversation about a pandemic-disrupted year filled...

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Introducing: Spark & Fire, our sister podcast on creativity

A podcast recommendation for the New Year. The iconic founders who join us our show are all masters of creativity....

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54. What's the hidden business behind your business? w/Rent the Runway's Jenn Hyman

Rent the Runway co-founder Jenn Hyman knows: Behind every successful business is another business backstage, one you...

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Rapid Response: What the pandemic has cost women, w/Ellevest's Sallie Krawcheck

Amidst the devastating effects of the pandemic, one in five women has left the workforce, and the gender pay gap and...

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Rapid Response: Why we need to think again, w/Adam Grant

As we grapple with pandemic-charged change in business and as a society, we’ve become more fractured, more...

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Rapid Response: Winning and losing, w/Vanderbilt University coach Jerry Stackhouse

Maintaining high performance in business has become harder than ever, between health challenges, economic obstacles,...

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Coming soon on Masters of Scale Season 8

Coming February 23: An all-new season of Masters of Scale, with iconic leaders and rising stars of scale companies....

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81. The secret to big leaps, w/Sir Richard Branson

Successful daredevils aren't really winging it, even if it looks that way from the outside. They have a method. No...

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Rapid Response: Wartime leadership, with Nike's John Donahoe

When he became CEO on the eve of the pandemic, Nike's John Donahoe starting game plan revolved around listening and...

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#292 - Part 2: The Hardest Year of my Life - The Lessons

What did I learn from my experiences in 2017? How did I stay strong and positive in light of all the pain and...

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#17 Why Customer Love is All You Need — with Y Combinator's Sam Altman

Better to have 100 users love you than 1 million that kinda like you. The true seed of scale is love, and you can't...

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The secret power of onboarding, w/Canva's Melanie Perkins

Onboarding isn't just about employees. The often overlooked step-by-step process – to join a product or company...

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57. Be a platform, w/Shopify's Tobi Lütke

The secret to massive scale? Be a platform. Build a virtuous cycle where everyone wins, and you’ll emerge the...

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8 Essential Lessons For Success in 2021 – and Beyond

Resolutions can be broken – but lessons are always there to relearn. We know a new year usually comes with some...

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6. Innovation is managed chaos, w/Eric Schmidt of Google/Alphabet

Google has succeeded by innovating again and again. Their secret? They don’t tell their employees how to...

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