21 episodes

Interviewing the people and companies building the next generation of education, training, and work.

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Future of Learning & Work Spencer Kier

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Interviewing the people and companies building the next generation of education, training, and work.

Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SP1NS1R.

    #21 Danielle Strachman - The Thiel Fellowship & Investing in People

    #21 Danielle Strachman - The Thiel Fellowship & Investing in People

    This week’s guest is Danielle Strachman. Danielle co-founded the Thiel Fellowship & 1517 Fund. She and I talk about the fellowship and what she would do differently if starting today, philanthropic vs. capitalist approaches to investing, and much more.

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    • 35 min
    #20 Brian Flynn - Learning & Earning in the Metaverse

    #20 Brian Flynn - Learning & Earning in the Metaverse

    This week’s guest is Brian Flynn, co-founder & CEO of Rabbithole. Rabbithole helps people navigate the crypto Rabbithole and earn tokens & build reputation while doing it.

    Brian and I talk about how crypto is redefining learning & work, how to sift through the noise, Rabbithole’s new Pathfinder program, & more.



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    • 32 min
    #19 Romeen Sheth - Rethinking Education & Work From First Principles

    #19 Romeen Sheth - Rethinking Education & Work From First Principles

    This week’s guest is Romeen Sheth. Romeen is President of Metasys, which helps organizations with attracting, engaging, & retaining top talent.

    Romeen & I talk about shifts towards flexible work, using first principles & incentive alignment to fix education, angel investing, and the future of learning & work in India.

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    • 44 min
    #18 Tess Manning - GSV Ventures & Workforce Development

    #18 Tess Manning - GSV Ventures & Workforce Development

    This week’s guest is Tess Manning, Principal Investor at GSV Ventures. GSV Ventures is multi-stage fund investing in “PreK - Gray”.

    Tess and I talk about GSV’s theses & the state of venture capital in the space, opportunities in workforce development, and more.

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    • 38 min
    #17 Megan O'Connor - Chegg, Higher Ed, & Continuous Skilling

    #17 Megan O'Connor - Chegg, Higher Ed, & Continuous Skilling

    This week's guest is Megan O'Connor, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Chegg.

    We talk about Chegg's efforts around up-skilling & re-skilling, high level questions about the future of education & work, & more.

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    • 31 min
    #16 Andrew Sutherland - Memorization, Meta-Learning, & Raising the Status of Teachers

    #16 Andrew Sutherland - Memorization, Meta-Learning, & Raising the Status of Teachers

    This week’s guest is Andrew Sutherland, founder of Quizlet.

    Andrew and I talk about building Quizlet, teaching "Learning" at MIT, tools for thought, raising the status of teachers, & more.

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    • 41 min

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