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Patrick J. McGinnis, creator of the term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), talks to leaders in business, entrepreneurship, politics, and culture. How do they choose from among the many opportunities in their busy lives and find the courage to miss out on the the rest? Patrick is the author of "The 10% Entrepreneur."

The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review.

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    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.7, 178 Ratings

Patrick J. McGinnis, creator of the term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), talks to leaders in business, entrepreneurship, politics, and culture. How do they choose from among the many opportunities in their busy lives and find the courage to miss out on the the rest? Patrick is the author of "The 10% Entrepreneur."

The views expressed on this podcast are those of its hosts, guests, and callers, and not those of Harvard Business Review.

    Free Market Politics Part 2: Can We Fix America’s Political System?

    Free Market Politics Part 2: Can We Fix America’s Political System?

    Political innovation activists Katherine Gehl and Michael Porter discuss innovative reforms that could increase competition and accountability in American politics.

    • 30 min
    Free Market Politics Part 1: How America’s Political System Became a Duopoly

    Free Market Politics Part 1: How America’s Political System Became a Duopoly

    Political innovation activists Katherine Gehl and Michael Porter explain how America's two-party political system undermines the robust competition and accountability necessary for democracy to thrive.

    • 31 min
    The Lost Art of Thinking for Yourself

    The Lost Art of Thinking for Yourself

    In an age where we increasingly pass responsibility for our most important choices on to experts, trend analyst Vikram Mansharamani explains why cultivating the knowledge and skills of a generalist can help preserve our autonomy and self-determination.

    • 29 min
    How TOMS Shoes Founder Rebalanced Life and Work

    How TOMS Shoes Founder Rebalanced Life and Work

    After working 90-hour weeks as a successful, serial entrepreneur, a battle with depression led TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie to reevaluate his life balance and, ultimately, create his newest startup.

    • 30 min
    Deciphering Big Data to Make Better Decisions

    Deciphering Big Data to Make Better Decisions

    Data can play an important role in challenging the illusions, presumptions, and prejudices of “common sense.” In this episode, New York Times bestselling author and data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz explains how to use rigorous analysis to follow the data – wherever it leads.

    • 27 min
    Startup vs. Pandemic: Farmgirl Flowers’ Fight for Survival

    Startup vs. Pandemic: Farmgirl Flowers’ Fight for Survival

    Farmgirl Flowers founder (and friend of the show) Christina Stembel returns to share how she navigated difficult emotions and impossible decisions during the early days of the Covid-19 crisis, as she tried to save the startup that she spent 10 years building. Plus, Zibby Owens, creator of the podcast, “Moms Don't Have Time To Read,” helps us broaden our reading horizons during lockdown.

    • 30 min

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178 Ratings

178 Ratings

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Exceptional and insightful content. Applicable to a wide range of professional arenas.

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