34 episodes

Work-life balance. It’s at the top of everybody’s list of desirable career benefits. Now the Naveen Jindal School of Management offers students help on how to plan for this in their own lives: a podcast, formerly called “The Yet Another MBA G.O.A.T. Podcast” (Greatest Of All Time, naturally) has been re-branded as “Between Business & Life.”

An MBA student today. A balanced professional tomorrow. It’s another way that the Jindal School seeks to prepare students to become effective leaders in their future roles. The podcast offers new episodes monthly, featuring thought leaders who have achieved success in their careers as well as an excellent work-life balance. Each episode is designed to equip students with knowledge of business trends while inspiring them to manage both business and life.

Between Business & Life Podcast MBA Program at the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

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Work-life balance. It’s at the top of everybody’s list of desirable career benefits. Now the Naveen Jindal School of Management offers students help on how to plan for this in their own lives: a podcast, formerly called “The Yet Another MBA G.O.A.T. Podcast” (Greatest Of All Time, naturally) has been re-branded as “Between Business & Life.”

An MBA student today. A balanced professional tomorrow. It’s another way that the Jindal School seeks to prepare students to become effective leaders in their future roles. The podcast offers new episodes monthly, featuring thought leaders who have achieved success in their careers as well as an excellent work-life balance. Each episode is designed to equip students with knowledge of business trends while inspiring them to manage both business and life.

    Virtual, Augmented and Extended Reality

    Virtual, Augmented and Extended Reality

    In this episode, host Lisa Shatz welcomes Jeff Price, an associate professor, game development and virtual reality at the Harry W. Bass Jr. School of Arts, Humanities, and Technology at The University of Texas at Dallas. They compare and contrast the various technologies related to enabling digitally immersive, enhanced online environments — metaverses — and their implications for industry, education and entertainment.
    Shatz is associate dean of MBA Programs at UT Dallas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management.
    Link:
    UTD Metaverse on spatial.io

    • 42 min
    Kris Fitzgerald on Augmented Intelligence

    Kris Fitzgerald on Augmented Intelligence

    In this episode, Kris Fitzgerald joins host Lisa Shatz to discuss what Fitzgerald calls Augmented intelligence (AI). They also discuss when and how to unplug from technology to best achieve a work-life balance.
    Fitzgerald is a retired CTO and chairman of the Executive Council in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas as well as a guest lecturer and mentor.
    Shatz is assistant dean and director of MBA Programs in the Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas.

    • 29 min
    Toward Sustainability and other Tangible Goals

    Toward Sustainability and other Tangible Goals

    Thea Junt, MBA’16, environmental sustainability consultant for Southwest Airlines, joins host Lisa Shatz for a discussion about the company’s Nonstop to Net Zero initiative. They discuss how the SWA is meeting its strategic goals toward reducing its environmental impact and achieving sustainability, not only in its use of aviation fuel but also in its community outreach. They also go over ways students can incorporate sustainability into their education, no matter their major, and how workers can contribute to their companies’ efforts.
    Junt also explains how she creates a meaningful work-life balance by taking home her passion for sustainability with gardening and planting habitats in which caterpillars can thrive to become butterflies.
    Links discussed in this episode:
    https://turnipgreencreativereuse.org/

    • 34 min
    Quiet Quitting

    Quiet Quitting

    In this episode of Between Business and Life, Samantha (Sam) Dwinell, chief people officer at Stream Realty Partners and member of the Naveen Jindal School of Management’s Advisory Council, joins host Lisa Shatz for a discussion about quiet quitting: what it means and doesn’t mean — and how that differs among different generations of workers. They also discuss remote work vs. flexibility within the context of work-life balance — especially as it relates to young people at the beginning of their careers.
    Shatz is assistant dean for MBA Programs at the Jindal School.

    • 29 min
    A Deep Dive into Cryptocurrency

    A Deep Dive into Cryptocurrency

    In this episode of Between Business and Life, Matthew Rabinowitz, MBA’02, joins host Lisa Shatz for a discussion about cryptocurrency. Rabinowitz is a serial entrepreneur, husband, father of three boys and a self-described “recovering engineer” who splits his time between living in Spain and directing several U.S.-based companies. He has researched digital currency since 2013.

    • 42 min
    Finding Work-Life Balance Given the State of the Economy

    Finding Work-Life Balance Given the State of the Economy

    Dr. Peter Lewin joins host Lisa Shatz for a discussion about the state of the economy and how best to seek a work-life balance given its current state. Lewin is a clinical professor in the Naveen Jindal School of Management’s Finance and Managerial Economics Academic Area.

    • 30 min

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