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In these one-on-one conversations, host Linda Lacina interviews the world's top leaders, change-makers and experts on the solutions they're building to tackle the world's biggest challenges, the habits they can’t work without, and their lessons learned, all from the World Economic Forum.
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    • 3.4 • 18 Ratings

In these one-on-one conversations, host Linda Lacina interviews the world's top leaders, change-makers and experts on the solutions they're building to tackle the world's biggest challenges, the habits they can’t work without, and their lessons learned, all from the World Economic Forum.
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    How tech will shape our future: Metaverse, quantum sensing and more

    How tech will shape our future: Metaverse, quantum sensing and more

    Technologies are reshaping everything from how we work and relate to one another, to how we deliver healthcare, pursue an education, and manufacture goods. In interviews recorded at the Annual Meeting in Davos, the Global Technology Governance Retreat in June in San Francisco, and even the Urban Transformation Summit in Detroit his fall, leaders share how quantum sensing, the metaverse or data and a range of other tech will drive new shifts. They'll also share how these changes will put new demands on leaders and how they can navigate those changes best. Featured in this episode: Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab; C.P. Gurnani, CEO, Tech Mahindra; Jack Hidary, CEO, SandboxAQ; Justin Hotard, Executive Vice President and General Manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Barbara Humpton, CEO, Siemens Corporation; George Oliver, CEO, Johnson Controls; Igor Tulchinsky, Founder, Chairman and CEO of WorldQuant.


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    • 24 min
    COP27: 7 leaders on innovating for climate change

    COP27: 7 leaders on innovating for climate change

    In this special compilation episode timed to the COP 27 Climate Summit in Egypt, CEOs and government leaders share surprising and innovative approaches to scaling climate action. Featured in this episode: Rania Al-Mashat, the Egyptian minister for international cooperation; Patrick Decker, CEO, Xylem; George Oliver, CEO and chairman of Johnson Controls; Barbara Humpton, CEO, Siemens Corporation; Tjada D'Oyen McKenna, CEO, Mercy Corps; Mohammad Jafaar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kuwaiti Danish Dairy Company; Eric Rondolat, CEO, Signify.
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    • 29 min
    6 books top climate leaders want you to read

    6 books top climate leaders want you to read

    As the UN Climate Summit COP27 begins this month, here are 6 books - from ‘Braiding Sweetgrass’ to ‘Speed and Scale’ that have shaped, inspired and informed top climate leaders. In this episode: Al Gore, former US Vice President and founder of the Climate Reality Project; Activist Jane Goodall, Ezgi Barcenas, AB InBev’s Chief Sustainability Officer; Kristian Teleki, executive director, Friends of Ocean Action; Cristina Gamboa, CEO, World Green Building Council; Jane Gilbert, the Chief Heat Officer of Florida's Miami-Dade County; Kahea Pacheco, the co-executive director of the Women's Earth Alliance.
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    COP27: 7 leaders on what’s needed now for climate action

    COP27: 7 leaders on what’s needed now for climate action

    Ahead of the COP27 global climate summit, this special compilation episode collects interview excerpts from a range of leaders in government, business, and civil society about what leaders must put first for climate action. Leaders share a range of commitments they’d like to see move forward as well as insights on priorities that are often overlooked, including the role women play in climate change solutions, how ocean action can reduce emissions, the importance of scalable innovation and more. Includes interviews with: Rania Al-Mashat, Egypt's Minister for International Cooperation; Kristian Teleki, Director, Friends of Ocean Action; Kahea Pacheco, co-director, Women's Earth Alliance; Ezgi Barcenas, Chief Sustainability Officer, Anheuser-Busch In-Bev; Barbara Humpton, CEO, Siemens USA; Jane Gilbert, Chief Heat Officer, Miami-Dade County, Florida; Frans van Houten, former Philips CEO.
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    • 15 min
    3 Leaders Share What's Needed for Joy at Work

    3 Leaders Share What's Needed for Joy at Work

    Joy is key to tackling big challenges - especially during a time of uncertainty. Leaders share strategies to rethink everything from meetings, individual success, to-do lists and more. This episode features insights from: Nela Richardson, Chief Economist, ADP; Alex Liu, Managing Partner and Chairman, Kearney; Chano Fernandez, Co-CEO, Workday.
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    • 19 min
    AB InBev’s sustainability chief: How to build flexible, ‘future fit’ teams

    AB InBev’s sustainability chief: How to build flexible, ‘future fit’ teams

    Ezgi Barcenas, the CSO of beverage giant Anheuser-Busch InBev, explains how holacratic methods that swap rigid protocol for empowered, cross-functional teams can give organizations the flexibility they'll need to adapt to new sustainability challenges and spur the swift action needed to tackle climate change.
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    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

3.4 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

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Wonderful analysis regarding leadership

Linda Lacina does an incredible job at eliciting leadership principles from top leaders. Really serious discussions.

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