Harvard Business School professors discuss and debate current events that sit at the crossroads of business and culture. Youngme Moon, Mihir Desai, and Felix Oberholzer-Gee engage in a spirited discussion on a range of topics torn from the headlines — from Facebook, to free trade, to the #MeToo movement. Informed by their unique expertise as professors at one of the world’s leading business schools, their takes are always surprising, unconventional, and insightful.
Earnings Roundup: Crocs, Danone, PayPal, and More
Is Danone an example of failed stakeholder capitalism? Why did Zynga acquire Chartboost? Rebecca, Rawi, and Felix discuss earnings and the recent performance of companies they follow.
Biden’s Climate Change Plan and Europe’s Super League
Rebecca, Rawi, and Felix discuss how U.S. climate change policy will influence global efforts to slow climate change. And they debate why the idea for a European soccer Super League failed in spectacular fashion.
The Art of Negotiation
Youngme, Mihir, and Felix invite their friend and negotiations expert, Harvard Business School professor Deepak Malhotra, to discuss the art of negotiation, as well as his new science fiction novel, The Peacemaker’s Code.
The Future of Substack and Amazon’s Failed Union Effort
Rebecca, Mihir, and Felix discuss how the newsletter platform Substack could change news consumption and competition for talented writers. Plus, they examine why the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union failed to unionize an Amazon warehouse in Alabama.
CEOs Speak Out on Politics and the Future of Digital Currencies
Rawi, Rebecca, and Mihir discuss how and why CEOs are speaking out on politics and what China’s digital renminbi means for economics and politics.
The Future of Restaurants, Take-Out, and More
Youngme, Mihir, and Felix discuss the future of food delivery, ghost kitchens, virtual restaurant brands, and more.
One of my favorite podcasts!
I love the diversity of topics and feel I’ve kind of bonded with you by listening since the very start. I also think you’re hilarious and I often laugh out loud :D Thank you!
Love how current the content is and how diverse the topics. Absolutely addicted and wish it was on for more than once a week.
Absolutely amazing and educational