18 episodes

We live in a winner-take-all economy that’s bifurcating into those who are part of the innovation economy and those who aren’t. Every week best-selling author, professor and entrepreneur Scott Galloway answers questions from you (his listeners) on who’s winning and losing, and how you can get ahead. Other professors, practitioners, and entrepreneurs join Scott to contribute ideas, alternate opinions, and insights to help you thrive at work. Tune in for a no mercy, no malice take on how you can level up your game in the world of business. To submit a question, email a voice recording to OfficeHours@Section4.com.

The Prof G Show with Scott Galloway Westwood One

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.0, 4 Ratings

We live in a winner-take-all economy that’s bifurcating into those who are part of the innovation economy and those who aren’t. Every week best-selling author, professor and entrepreneur Scott Galloway answers questions from you (his listeners) on who’s winning and losing, and how you can get ahead. Other professors, practitioners, and entrepreneurs join Scott to contribute ideas, alternate opinions, and insights to help you thrive at work. Tune in for a no mercy, no malice take on how you can level up your game in the world of business. To submit a question, email a voice recording to OfficeHours@Section4.com.

    Disruption is Due

    Disruption is Due

    Richard Florida joins Scott to discuss COVID-19’s impact on cities and suburbs. Richard explains why he thinks the idea that this is the end of cities is overblown and how the pandemic poses an opportunity to push for racial and economic equity. Richard is an American urban studies theorist and University Professor at University of Toronto’s School of Cities and Rotman School of Management. 
    Scott also breaks down Lemonade’s IPO, what the company’s challenges are now moving forward, and how you should think about investing. If there’s one thing he wants you to remember, it’s that market dynamics always trump personal performance. 
    This week’s Office Hours: Innovation Roadblocks, Equity Crowdfunding, and Omnichannel Strategy. 
    Scott discusses going back to campus during Algebra of Happiness. 
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    • 56 min
    Getting Unstuck

    Getting Unstuck

    Scott begins by breaking down the business move we’re all thinking about: Lululemon buying Mirror for $500 million. Adam Alter then joins Scott to discuss behavioral addiction during COVID, the power of positive rewards and who should be held accountable for addictive technology, as well as how we should be thinking about the “new normal.” Adam also shares his research around regrets and feeling stuck. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Irresistible and Drunk Tank Pink and an associate professor of marketing at NYU Stern. 
    This week’s Office Hours: Why some businesses can’t join the Facebook ad boycott, pivoting to DTC, and how to land a spot on a corporate board. 
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    • 59 min
    Exploitation Economy

    Exploitation Economy

    Scott discusses how the Tech Giants will see a snapback in their US advertising revenue, as well as how the disruption to higher education has already begun and why universities need to rethink their plans. Scott also brings on Jim McKelvey, the co-founder of Square, to hear his ideas around innovation, the payments sphere, and advice to entrepreneurs. McKelvey is also the author of “The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time.”
    This week’s Office Hours: Palantir’s potential IPO, what to expect when impact investing, and how to build your personal brand. 
    Algebra of Happiness has Scott wondering when the US moved from an innovation economy to an exploitation economy.
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    • 48 min
    Bring Forgiveness

    Bring Forgiveness

    Geoffrey Miller, an evolutionary psychologist and associate professor of psychology at the University of New Mexico, joins Scott to discuss effective altruism, virtue signaling, and existential risks to humanity. Scott also shares his thoughts on Walmart’s partnership with Shopify and his worries around the spikes in Covid-19 cases.  
    This week’s Office Hours: innovation themes that might come from this recession, Zuckerberg is, in fact, an arbiter of truth, and Scott’s advice to those who want to lean in and be a leader during this global crisis.
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    • 46 min
    Be Quiet and Listen

    Be Quiet and Listen

    Dorothy A. Brown, professor of law at Emory University, joins Scott to contextualize what’s happening with the protests and poses some solutions for leaders in the corporate world. Scott also shares some observations about why we’re seeing a record number of new online brokerage accounts, the stock market, and creating an open dialogue around enduring change. 
    This week’s Office Hours cover mergers & acquisitions, investing in monopolies, and why growth is a tremendous Yoda.
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    • 59 min
    Slow Thinking

    Slow Thinking

    Professor and Dean Emeritus of NYU Stern School of Business and economist, Peter Henry, joins Scott to discuss the inevitability of the moment we’re in surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement, systemic racism, and injustice. Henry also serves on a variety of boards, including Nike, and shares how brands can lead with authenticity. 
    Henry is the author of Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth.
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    • 29 min

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