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The AI Transparency Paradox

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 17:00

Transparency helps fight algorithmic bias. But it also leaves organizations vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Why Crowdsourcing Often Leads to Bad Ideas

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 16:00

And what to do about it.

Do You Need Charisma to Be a Great Public Speaker?

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 15:05

How to deliver your message without distracting your audience.

What the “Best Companies to Work For” Do Differently

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 19:30

A survey of top-ranked workplace cultures.

Everyone Wants To Be in VC, But No One Wants To Lose Money with Beth Ferreira

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 17:00

Beth Ferreira has been involved in venture investment in some of the most exciting startups in recent history, both as a venture capitalist and an early employee. She shares her experience managing the risks and rewards of investment.

Don’t Let Impostor Syndrome Derail Your Next Interview

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 17:00

Three tips for building the confidence you need to get the job.

Skills Gaps

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 16:15

Are you underqualified for the job you want? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Obed Louissaint, IBM’s head of talent. They talk through what to do when an MBA isn’t enough to get you into your desired role, you’re trying to keep your skills current as you spend more time managing people, or you want to return to a fast-moving industry after a long stint in another field.

Protect Your Time at Work by Setting Better Boundaries

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 16:00

You have the power to reclaim your workday.

The Good and Bad of Modern Airports and the End of an Era at Google

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 17:39

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss the good and bad of modern airports. They also discuss the end of an era at Google/Alphabet, with the co-founders now stepping away from their operating roles.

The State of Nanotechnology

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 17:00

One of the leading pioneers in the field of nanotechnology, physicist Sonia Contera joins Azeem Azhar to discuss how advances in biology, computing, and physics are bringing about another tech revolution that will change our lives.

Research: Gender Diversity on Start-Up Boards Is Worse Than You Think

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 17:00

Only 7% of board seats in private, venture-backed, U.S.-based companies are held by women.

For Alibaba, Singles Day Is About More Than Huge Sales

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 16:28

The world’s biggest shopping day pushes the e-commerce giant to innovate, collaborate, and break down silos.

Burnout Is About Your Workplace, Not Your People

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 15:05

Leaders create the conditions that lead to burnout — or prevent it.

A Data-Driven Approach to Hiring More Diverse Talent

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 22:19

Lessons from the Professional Golfers’ Association of America.

Why “Move Fast and Break Things” Doesn’t Work Anymore

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 18:40

Three shifts that will change how businesses compete, collaborate, and create products.

You Didn’t Get That Internal Job You Really Wanted. Now What?

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 16:19

Answer these questions to determine your next steps.

The Tipping Point Between Failure and Success

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:30

Dashun Wang, associate professor at Kellogg School of Management, crunched big datasets of entrepreneurs, scientists, and even terrorist organizations to better understand the fine line between failure and success. One surprising finding is that people who experience early failures often become more accomplished than counterparts who achieve early successes. Another insight is that the pace of failure is an indicator of the tipping point between stagnation and eventual success. Wang is a coauthor of the study in the journal Nature: “Quantifying the dynamics of failure across science, startups and security.”

When You Work in a Male-Dominated Industry

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 23:21

For women in male-dominated fields like engineering, there are lots of stressors, both subtle and overt. As a result, many end up leaving the field altogether. But the ones who stay develop strategies to survive and to even challenge the status quo. Guests: Jessica Townsend, Ana, Elena, and Teresa Cardador. Our theme music is Matt Hill’s “City In Motion,” provided by Audio Network.

Building Mental Resilience While Building a Business

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 17:00

Anxiety shows up in all kinds of business situations — especially when you’re starting your own company. In this episode, host Morra Aarons-Mele speaks with Cheryl Contee, CEO of Do Big Things, and Jeannette Kaplun, founder of Hispana Global, about how to work through anxiety and build resilience.

How Your Organization’s Experts Can Share Their Knowledge

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 17:00

Amplify your team’s smarts.

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