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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.

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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.

    Our Predictions for 2022!

    Our Predictions for 2022!

    Youngme, Felix and Mihir share their predictions for 2022! Join them as they share their predictions about everything ranging from cryptocurrencies to Oscar winners…

    Recent picks, and recommended reading/websites:


    Mo Amer (Netflix)
    Whale Wisdom (website)
    The Remarkable Tablet (digital writing tablet)

    • 42 min
    Our Year-End Award Episode!

    Our Year-End Award Episode!

    Youngme, Felix and Mihir look back on 2021 and share their picks for Business Person of the Year, Story of the Year, Trend of the Year, and Buzzword of the Year!

    Recent picks, and recommended reading/websites:


    Uma Ali (Felix’s Person of the Year) 
    Sunday's Illness (Netflix)
    The Beatles: Get Back (documentary)
    Putting It Together (James Lapine)
    The White Lotus (HBO)
    Hacks (HBO)
    The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)
    Succession (HB0)
    Mare of Easttown (HBO)

    • 43 min
    The Future of Twitter and GE

    The Future of Twitter and GE

    Felix and Mihir contemplate the future of Twitter and GE as Jack Dorsey leaves Twitter and GE splits into three separate companies.  What do these events tell us about these companies and this moment? 

    Recent picks, and recommended reading/websites:


    The Premier League
    Ronald Sullivan on the Rittenhouse Verdict

    • 40 min
    Holiday Travel Headaches!

    Holiday Travel Headaches!

    Youngme, Felix and Mihir invite their friend and colleague, Professor Ryan Buell, onto the show to discuss the travel headaches experienced by air travelers and hotel visitors. What’s behind all of the disruptions, and when will things get better?

    Recent picks, and recommended reading/websites:


    AirPass (American Airlines) 
    PassPlus (United Airlines)
    Elite Status Matching (The Points Guy)
    The Misery Map (FlightAware website)
    The Book of Awesome (Neil Pasricha)

    • 28 min
    The Food Episode!

    The Food Episode!

    Youngme, Felix and Mihir talk all things food, including TikTok recipes going viral, the chicken sandwich wars between fast food chains, the proliferation of milk alternatives in the supermarket, OpenTable vs. Resy, and more!

    Recent picks, and recommended reading/websites:


    Burnt Toast and Other Disasters (Cal Peternell)
    Opopop (popcorn)
    Meringue Cookies (recipe) 
    Pete Wells reviews Eleven Madison Park (The New York Times)

    • 36 min
    Can Hertz turn it around? Are Crocs back? Plus, Are Generational Stereotypes Fair?

    Can Hertz turn it around? Are Crocs back? Plus, Are Generational Stereotypes Fair?

    Youngme, Felix and Mihir discuss whether Hertz can make a comeback, why everyone seems to be wearing Crocs, and whether generational stereotypes are accurate or helpful.

    Recent picks, and recommended reading/websites:


    My Climate (website)
    Notability (app)
    In Case You Get Hit By A Bus (Abby Schneiderman and Adam Seifer) 

    • 39 min

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