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Oct. 15, 2020

Is Silicon Valley losing its luster?

For decades, we’ve assumed geographic proximity to other innovators was a prerequisite for innovation—to change the world, you ne…

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Oct. 13, 2020

What does it take to succeed in business?

You’re going to need more than a good idea to become the next Jeff Bezos. It takes resources, information, connections, talent, a…

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Oct. 8, 2020

Can one recession undo years of progress?

By the end of April of this year, women’s job losses had erased a decade of employment gains...in a matter of months. The numbers…

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Oct. 6, 2020

Who does this recession hurt most?

Every recession causes its economic fractures in different ways. This one has disproportionately wrecked the service economy...an…

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Oct. 1, 2020

Will tech save the world...or end it?

Technology in its endless forms has given us so much—fire to make food, language to communicate feelings, and iPhones to look at …

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Sept. 29, 2020

Why Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt is working for the government

By the way, Eric has his own [very high quality] podcast. Check out Reimagine here and listen on your favorite platform. He’s not…

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Sept. 28, 2020

Celebrating one year of Business Casual

A year ago, we hit upload on the very first episode of Business Casual—a deep dive on tech antitrust with Scott Galloway. As far …

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Sept. 24, 2020

How to solve the student debt problem

Whether it’s a crisis or not (check out our last episode for the answer), the student debt load in the U.S. is something worth ad…

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Sept. 22, 2020

Is the student debt crisis really a crisis?

The amount of student debt here in the U.S. is some $1.6 trillion, roughly the size of Russia’s economy. That sounds like a crisi…

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Sept. 17, 2020

How much money does it take to have a kid?

A lot...in fact, money is probably the most important factor in deciding to have a baby. When we have more money, we feel better …

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Sept. 15, 2020

How a birth bust could bust the economy

We’re on track to experience up to 500,000 fewer births than usual in the U.S. next year, according to economists from the Brooki…

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Sept. 10, 2020

How Netflix won the streaming wars

Competition, content, and culture. They’re the three Cs of Netflix’s unbeatable strategy in these so-called “streaming wars.” And…

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Sept. 8, 2020

Who’s the next Netflix? Let’s ask CEO Reed Hastings

I’m not going to bury the lede here, and that’s mostly because I need to get back to my Ozark binge: This episode of Business Cas…

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Sept. 3, 2020

Entrepreneurs are like cockroaches...in a good way

In a lot of ways, starting a business is like having a baby—there’s never a perfect time to do it. But there are times that are b…

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Sept. 1, 2020

Are recessions good for startups?

Pick your metaphor: It’s always darkest before dawn? The greater the storm the brighter the rainbow? Every cloud has a silver lin…

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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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