Business Casual


July 28, 2020

Can the Olympics survive 2020?

The Olympics as we know them have been around for 124 years. A lot has evolved since 1896, but it seems the business model of the…

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July 23, 2020

Want to make your data work for you?

Use the internet like you’re part of Gen Z. That means both learning TikTok dances and valuing customization and personalization …

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July 21, 2020

Andrew Yang is literally trying to give you money

Big Tech has made billions of dollars using personal data. Your personal data. When was the last time you got paid for playing yo…

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July 16, 2020

Is David Dobrik the future of the internet?

If not, he’s definitely the future of marketing on the internet. With 18 million YouTube subscribers, 20 million TikTok followers…

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July 14, 2020

The U.S.- China Tech Battle: Social Commerce, Super Apps, and the Fut…

For as long as there’s been consumer tech to talk about, we’ve framed it as a winner-takes-all battle between the U.S. and China.…

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July 9, 2020

Who Put the Target on Big Banks’ Back?

Traditional banking has 100% failed small businesses. At least, that’s what our guest for this episode of Business Casual thinks.…

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July 7, 2020

Debunking the American Dream: Did the PPP Fail Small Businesses?

Many economists have suggested that the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, failed Americans on at least one major front: priori…

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July 2, 2020

So...Who Is the Arbiter of Truth?

On the last episode of Business Casual, media exec and general baller-at-large Joanna Coles explained the implications of ad doll…

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June 30, 2020

Facebook’s Fact Problem, Media’s Future, & Why Nothing’s Certain

This summer, a group of nearly 100 brands from Patagonia to Coca-Cola are boycotting highly targeted ad machines on social media …

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June 25, 2020

A Thriving Startup Community? In This Economy?

Anything is possible if you just believe...and create multi-channel diversified revenue streams while avoiding the many trappings…

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June 23, 2020

It Definitely Wasn’t Boring: Q2 in Review

Have you also aged three decades since April 1, 2020?

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June 18, 2020

The Diversity Conversation Isn’t Over

On the last episode of Business Casual, I spoke with HR legend and former head of Goldman Sachs human capital management, Edith C…

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June 16, 2020

Stop Thinking, Start Doing: How Diversity & Accountability Impact Pro…

If you’re a business decision maker...diversity matters.

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June 11, 2020

If Brands Don’t Stand for Something...

They might not fall for anything, but they definitely won’t win over consumers who are presently armed with more information than…

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June 9, 2020

Trippy Business: Psychedelic Drugs, Microdosing, and Money

Imagine it: Your doctor tells you, “Take a magic mushroom and call me in the morning.”

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June 4, 2020

Economic Recovery is Spelled J-O-B-S

Every first Friday morning of every month at 8:30am ET, we partake in a long honored tradition—poring over one very specific set …

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June 2, 2020

Black Lives Matter

Today, instead of listening to our usual 45-minute episode, we’re asking you to take that time to listen, read, or watch content …

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May 28, 2020

How to Save Your Restaurant? Serve More Than Food

We get it. Custom made meals served in biodegradable bowls and ordered through an app or over a sneeze guard are really good and …

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May 26, 2020

Imagine a World Without Restaurants...

COVID-19 makes it easy to do just that. Sure, we’d be a lot more capable with a paring knife or a turkey baster. But at what cost?

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May 22, 2020

Predicting the Future with Barbara Corcoran

“I don’t think we’ll ever go back to what we had before.”

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May 21, 2020

Barbara Corcoran on the Emotional Economics of the Housing Market

So much of business is clinical, scientific even—balance sheets either add up or they don’t. But in the housing market, emotions …

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May 19, 2020

The Universal Truths of Business Success with Rich Antoniello

Not too long ago, Complex CEO Rich Antoniello tweeted this—what he considers the formula for success in publishing. Seems pretty …

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May 14, 2020

Is Your WFH Setup Hacker-Proof?

For those of us lucky enough to have jobs that allow it, working from home has laid bare many uncomfortable truths—like the fact …

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May 12, 2020

Arianna Huffington: Maybe We Shouldn’t Follow the Leader?

We’ve read enough about Elon Musk to know that CEOs are as much a liability as they are an advantage. Just this month, Musk tweet…

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