To support human and planetary evolution, we need to adapt as a venture capital industry to become conscious capitalists, building business for better rather than for business as usual. In this podcast, Mayfield Managing Director Navin Chaddha and legendary podcaster Christopher Lochhead spotlight leaders including Sal Khan/Khan Academy, Kim Scott/Radical Candor, Manish Chandra/Poshmark and more to illustrate different aspects of conscious capital.
The Role of Purpose & Vision in Building Movements with Sal Khan
In this episode, Sal discusses what motivates him, his vision for creating Khan Academy, his hopes for its future and together with Navin, how our current times offer technology leaders, investors & entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to make a difference to the world.
Conscious Leadership & Embedding Compassionate Candor into Company Culture with Kim Scott
There’s plenty of talk about the importance of diversity and inclusion in company culture - but how can leaders enact those beliefs across their organizations, especially at small or early-stage companies? Radical Candor author Kim Scott joins the Conscious VC podcast to share actionable insights for leaders who care about building companies where everyone can bring their full selves and best work to the table. She also shares a preview of her upcoming book, Just Work, diving into how we can recognize, attack, and eliminate bias, discrimination, and bullying in the workplace.
Building a Vibrant Community with Poshmark Co-founder & CEO Manish Chandra
What is the role of community in building companies? Poshmark, co-founded by CEO Manish Chandra, is a leading social marketplace which has grown because of the loyalty of its seller stylist community. In this episode, Manish shares Poshmark’s principles of community building, and how living by their community has allowed them to become a category leader. He also discusses the importance of diversity - including diverse educational backgrounds - to help build lasting companies.
The Five Pillars of Conscious Capital
To support human and planetary evolution, we need to adapt as a venture capital industry to become conscious capitalists, building business for better rather than for business as usual. In this episode Navin lays out the pillars of conscious capital and why we at Mayfield believe that it’s time for VCs to lead with empathy and think beyond returns.
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Building something important?
This absolutely is the podcast you need to listen to if you believe you are on a mission to do something hugely important. Listen, implement, repeat.
Inspiring and insightful conversations with the movers and shakers of company building and leadership fundamentals.
An investor podcast worth your time
There are many investor podcasts out there, but none of them have such a core focus on values and responsibility. Navin brings a seasoned investor’s viewpoint that is both empathic and pragmatic, and Christopher moderates the discussions with enthusiasm. Together the pair bring guest speakers who are successful leaders with diverse viewpoints. If you’re looking to learn more on values-driven investing and company building, this one is worth a look.