Episodes

Aug. 28, 2020

Business Casual Column: Let's Get Into It

Every week on this podcast, I talk to the brightest minds in business. In my new Sunday column, I'll give you my take on the busi…

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Aug. 27, 2020

There’s no such thing as a get out of jail free card

Here in the United States, bail can be an enormous deciding factor on who goes to prison and who doesn’t. And for how long they g…

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Aug. 25, 2020

Prison labor or modern day slavery?

Is your favorite business employing what could easily be described as contemporary slavery to cut costs and push product? Would y…

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Aug. 20, 2020

Networking in the time of Corona: How culture survives WFH

If it’s true that what matters not is the grades you make but the hands you shake...the business world could have a major reckoni…

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Aug. 18, 2020

Is work as we know it gone for good?

The work from home revolution has arrived...but is that a good or bad thing for the business world? Let’s walk through the pros a…

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Aug. 13, 2020

Have we seen the end of the IPO?

Sign up for Kinsey's column I’m not entirely ruling IPOs out quite yet, but the case for their competitor in public market access…

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Aug. 11, 2020

How to solve capitalism? Public market access, education, & the econo…

The fate of the U.S. economy comes down to one thing: access. If every individual who wants it and every company that needs it ca…

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Aug. 6, 2020

We woke up in dystopia: Scott Galloway on higher education’s biggest …

By now, you know the higher education system in the United States is broken. You didn’t need COVID-19 to prove it. Because even b…

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Aug. 4, 2020

Zoom University is in session: decoding higher ed’s online future

Text me! +1 (917) 540-3402 Most years, this time in August is a boom for Target’s dorm décor section and purveyors of shower cadd…

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July 30, 2020

Going for gold or going for broke? How Olympic athletes get left behi…

Olympic athletes are people, too. So how come the current business model of the Olympic Games, a commercial feat that would be en…

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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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