82 episodes

Behind every successful business is a story. It starts with a vision and a leap of faith. Along the way, leaders make bold decisions, ride booms and busts, and sometimes, they reach new heights. From Wondery, the makers of the hit series Business Wars, and Lindsay Graham, the host of American History Tellers and American Scandal, comes a weekly podcast that brings you the true stories of the brilliant but all-too-human businesspeople who risked it all. From Walt Disney’s creation of a theme park in Orlando, to the colossal failure of New Coke, Business Movers will explore the triumphs, failures and ideas that transformed our lives.

Business Movers Wondery

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 1 Rating

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

Behind every successful business is a story. It starts with a vision and a leap of faith. Along the way, leaders make bold decisions, ride booms and busts, and sometimes, they reach new heights. From Wondery, the makers of the hit series Business Wars, and Lindsay Graham, the host of American History Tellers and American Scandal, comes a weekly podcast that brings you the true stories of the brilliant but all-too-human businesspeople who risked it all. From Walt Disney’s creation of a theme park in Orlando, to the colossal failure of New Coke, Business Movers will explore the triumphs, failures and ideas that transformed our lives.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Southwest | Preparing for Takeoff

    Southwest | Preparing for Takeoff

    Grounded by lawsuits waged by its competitors, the newly-conceived Southwest Airlines struggles to stay in business in the 1960s. But the company’s co-founder, Herb Kelleher, refuses to give up on his mission to democratize air travel, vowing to fight for the airline’s right to fly and for freedom in the sky. 




    To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers

    Please support us by supporting our sponsors!




    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 36 min
    Southwest | The Warrior Spirit

    Southwest | The Warrior Spirit

    Herb Kelleher fends off rival airlines waging a brutal ground war against Southwest. But, soon two new foes grow determined to use the courts to drive the young airline out of its home. 




    To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers

    Please support us by supporting our sponsors!

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 36 min
    Southwest | The Chairman of the Board

    Southwest | The Chairman of the Board

    This episode comes out for free on 06/30, and is available early and ad-free for Wondery+ subscribers.

    Sign up on wonderyplus.com/applepodcasts and stay up-to-date on the latest new podcasts and more from Wondery.

    After Lamar Muse departs Southwest Airlines, Herb Kelleher becomes chairman, and eventually CEO. But as Herb fights to expand Southwest, he finds himself up against congressmen, new competitors, and even his own pilots.

    The King of Booze | Unspoken Rules

    The King of Booze | Unspoken Rules

    In the early-20th Century, George Remus works his way from successful pharmacist to one of the most famous lawyers in Chicago. But greed, love, and Prohibition soon turn George’s sights to bootlegging, leading him into a world of opulence and violence.

    To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers

    Please support us by supporting our sponsors!

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 36 min
    The King of Booze | Rumrunner or Rockefeller?

    The King of Booze | Rumrunner or Rockefeller?

    George begins to grow his bootlegging empire, gathering an army of loyal soldiers to protect his investments and crush his rivals.

    To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers

    Please support us by supporting our sponsors!

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 35 min
    The King of Booze | The Dream Palace

    The King of Booze | The Dream Palace

    George’s bootlegging operation reaches new heights as he strengthens his connections in Washington, DC. But a powerful enemy threatens to bring George’s business crashing down.

    To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers

    Please support us by supporting our sponsors!

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

Top Podcasts In Business

Dovilė Urbanaitė
Polly Alexandre
Indre Kaikare
Vadovavimas LT
Valerija Buzėnienė & Aurimas Mikalauskas
McKinsey Strategy & Corporate Finance

You Might Also Like

Wondery
Wondery
Wondery
Wondery
Wondery
Wondery

More by Wondery

Wondery
Wondery / Patrick Wyman
Wondery
Emash Digital / Wondery
Wondery
Wondery