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Climate Change Is Going to Transform Where and How We Build

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 18:34

Will we reinforce, rebuild, rebound, restrict, or retreat?

Research: How Virtual Reality Can Help Train Surgeons

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 18:00

A UCLA study yielded promising results.

Facebook’s Oversight Board Is Not Enough

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 17:12

The problems with the company are ingrained in its business model.

Amazon Under Attack, and Household Financial Stress

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 17:11

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss the problem of household financial stress. They also debate whether current criticisms of Amazon are justified.

Bubbles, Golden Ages, and Tech Revolutions

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 17:03

Economist Carlota Perez joins Azeem Azhar to discuss the life cycle of technology revolutions and how they ultimately change every aspect of society. Perez is optimistic about the future — she explains how we can harness technology to foster green growth and global development.

5 Simple Rules for Strategy Execution

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 17:00

The more you try to achieve, the less you’ll accomplish.

Corporate Action on Climate Change Has to Include Lobbying

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 20:15

To solve the problem, we need government action.

How to Have a Relationship and a Career

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 19:20

Jennifer Petriglieri, associate professor at INSEAD, studied more than 100 couples where both partners have big professional goals. She finds that being successful in your careers and your relationship involves planning, mapping, and ongoing communication. She also identifies different models for managing dual-career relationships and explains the traps that couples typically encounter. Petriglieri is the author of the book “Couples That Work: How Dual-Career Couples Can Thrive in Love and Work.”

How Mayo Clinic Got Buy-In for a Plan to Reduce Hospital Stays

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 18:00

You can’t approach internal and external stakeholders the same way.

Do Colleges Truly Understand What Students Want from Them?

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 17:00

They need to have a better understanding of why people applied in the first place.

Goldman Sachs’ $500 Million Bet on Small Businesses

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 16:00

Launched in the midst of the financial crisis, Goldman Sachs’ “10,000 Small Businesses” program provided business education and access to capital for small businesses across the United States. The company committed $500 million to fund the program and nine years later had graduated 7,300 participants, just shy of its goal. Harvard Business School professor Len Schlesinger discusses the success, impact, and future of the program.

3 Reasons It’s So Hard to “Follow Your Passion”

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 15:05

For most of us, passion wanes over time.

A Guide to the Big Ideas and Debates in Corporate Governance

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 21:45

The questions that boards, managers, and shareholders should be asking.

Let’s Talk About Money

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 21:39

Talking with colleagues about how much we earn can help us figure out if we’re being paid fairly, but sharing those numbers is stressful. With the help of experts, we discuss the tricky practicalities of salary disclosure and what to do with that sensitive information once we’ve got it. Guests: Zoë Cullen, Gaby Dunn, and Amelia Ransom. Our theme music is Matt Hill’s “City In Motion,” provided by Audio Network.

How AI and Data Could Personalize Higher Education

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 17:00

Students learn better when learning is tailored to them.

The Anxiety of Being the “Only”

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 16:24

Being the “only” in the workplace — the only woman, the only person of color, the only one openly suffering from a mental or physical illness — can contribute to existing mental health issues. At the same time, bringing your whole self to work — even when you are an “only” and might be the only person struggling with clinical depression or anxiety — can be a huge strength in the business world.

In this episode, we’ll look at anxiety and depression through the lens of being an “only” or a “first” at work. Host Morra Aarons-Mele speaks with two experts on the topic: Angela Neal-Barnett, an award-winning psychologist and expert on anxiety among African-Americans, and author of “Soothe Your Nerves,” and Nilofer Merchant, the author of “The Power of Onlyness.”

What Banking Can Teach Health Care About Handling Customer Data

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 16:00

Why is the routine exchange of patient information still so difficult?

How to Get Noticed by Your Boss’s Boss

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 15:05

Ten steps for demonstrating your value.

Integrating the Science of How We Learn into Education Technology

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 18:00

Students learn best when they aren’t challenged too much or too little.

A Short Guide to Building Your Team’s Critical Thinking Skills

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 17:25

Critical thinking isn’t an innate skill. It can be learned.

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