Join LinkedIn Editor in Chief Daniel Roth, as he talks with the world’s top minds in business, government and beyond as we work together to navigate the changing landscape created by COVID-19. Featuring new interviews with leaders like Mark Cuban and Bill Gates, and digging into the archives for wisdom from leaders like Rebecca Minkoff, This is Working brings the decision makers to the table to answer your questions, directly.
Sir Richard Branson on the value of optimism
Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Sir Richard Branson is no stranger to staying agile in business and in life. As he and the Virgin Group weather the storm of 2020, he joins LinkedIn Editor in Chief Daniel Roth for a conversation about comebacks and cutting losses.
Wharton’s Dean Erika James on how 2020’s crises are reshaping students
Dean Erika James is a first among firsts: the first woman and the first person of color to serve as dean of the US’s first collegiate business school. Now she’s leading during the first pandemic of our generation. She talks with LinkedIn Editor-in-Chief Dan Roth about how her experience and this climate are changing higher education and her students and faculty.
Netflix’s Reed Hastings on why work is not your family
Reed Hastings created Netflix as an online DVD rental store, then transformed it into a dominant part of the entertainment industry — trouncing much bigger competitors. In this episode, Reed talks with LinkedIn Editor in Chief Dan Roth about his new book, No Rules Rules, and how his philosophy “on the edge of chaos” enabled Netflix to thrive.
Misty Copeland on how dance survives Covid
Misty Copeland is arguably the world’s most famous ballet dancer. In this episode, she talks with LinkedIn Editor in Chief Daniel Roth about how she thinks ballet can come back, how it needs to do so as a more diverse and inclusive industry, and how she keeps her skills up in tough times like these.
CEO Mary Barra on GM's Role in Times of Crisis
When Covid-19 hit GM’s radar in early 2020, GM’s CEO Mary Barra knew she had to move. Over the course of a few months, she closed plants, instituted austerity measures and, incredibly, changed from making cars to making ventilators. As an “action-oriented” leader, she’s always moved fast. But this was different. And when George Floyd’s death sparked a movement, Barra put GM on the forefront, setting a goal of making GM “the most inclusive company in the world.” She talks to Daniel Roth, LinkedIn’s Editor in Chief, about how GM made the changes and how she holds herself accountable.
Club Quarantine’s D-Nice on Second Acts and New Skills
Derrick Jones — better known as DJ D-Nice — has become famous (again) for his Instagram Live “parties.” Standing in his living room, he spins feel-good music that has attracted hundreds of thousands, from Rhianna to Mark Zuckerberg. None of this happened by accident. Since starting in hip-hop with legendary group Boogie Down Productions, D-Nice has pivoted his way through career after career: DJ, producer, web designer, photographer — and now back to DJ. He has an amazing attitude about skill development: he can do it. Just shy of 50, D-Nice is back in the spotlight. He talks here about how he grabbed it — and how others can do the same.