Jim Hackett of FORD in the Boss Files

“curious minds, we want to invite the smartest people of the planet, and tell us what they’re doing so we can learn from them” In a special live CNN Business conversation called “The Table,” Ford President and CEO Jim Hackettdiscusses the major disruption technology has on the auto industry and why he is not worried about competition […]

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YOUR PLAN B NEEDS A PLAN B – Nancy Lublin, Founder & CEO of Crisis Text Line – Masters of Scale podcasts with Reid Hoffman

HOFFMAN: Notice how she keeps turning problems — in this case, piles of useless clothing —  into solutions: sources of funding. That’s why I call the best entrepreneurs “infinite learners”. The more thorny patches they hit, the more effective they become at hacking their way out. The only problem is that some CEOs — like Nancy — […]

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FAST COMPANY – Secrets of the most productive people

Podcast by the Fast Company magazine team: BONUS LIVE SHOW: PRODUCTIVITY MYTHS BUSTED Are morning people more productive than night owls? Do successful people have to give up work-life balance? Psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman and time management expert Laura Vanderkam busted some of the biggest productivity myths at the Fast Company Innovation Festival. Recommended bits: […]

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McKinsey Podcast: Putting talent at the top of the CEO agenda

In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, McKinsey global managing partner Dominic Barton speaks with Simon London about how CEOs and boards can get strategic in managing human capital. Talent is a crucial element of achieving #Marsshot missions. Here are the key learnings from the podcasts: One of the recommendations in the book is the “G3”—this idea […]

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