On the “New Rules of Business,” Chief Co-Founders Carolyn Childers and Lindsay Kaplan join the brightest minds in business and academia to unravel complex trends and challenge preconceived notions of what leadership should look like. Learn how to lead when the old rules just don’t apply.
Is the “Move Fast and Break Things” Approach to Business Over?
The “move fast and break things” strategy is broken. What’s next? How can we manage incoming threats without sacrificing speed and innovation? In this episode, Lindsay talks with veteran astronaut and former Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center Dr. Ellen Ochoa about how leaders can take smarter risks in a volatile business environment. This is the last episode of Season 3 of the New Rules of Business. Stay tuned for Season 4 coming soon, and subscribe now, so you never miss an episode.
Why Even Geniuses Fail to Make Rational Decisions
We make 2,000 decisions every hour of the day. Of course, they can’t all be perfect. But if you’re in the leadership seat, falling into a thinking trap at a crucial decision point can have devastating consequences. In this episode, Carolyn talks with Woo-Kyoung Ahn, Yale Professor and author of Thinking 101, about how executives can gain competitive advantage by understanding and avoiding the most prevalent cognitive errors.
Why Executives Should Start Asking, “How Are You, Really?”
Eighty seven percent want mental health support from their employers — and not just through policy. Beyond expensive benefits, the answer to solving the mental health crisis in offices today could be asking one simple question. On this episode, Carolyn and Lindsay talk to Amy Gilliland, President of General Dynamics Information Technology, about how she radically changed the conversation on mental health in the defense industry and how executives need to act now — before it’s too late.
Will Banning Affirmative Action Kill Corporate DEI?
While corporate America pats itself on the back for DEI programs, one of the most impactful levers for achieving racial justice and equality is about to be dismantled. In this episode, Carolyn talks with Dr. Khiara Bridges, Professor of Law at Berkeley, about the business consequences of banning affirmative action and what leaders must do to drive real progress on diversity, equity, and inclusion
Out With the Tech Bros, In With the Empath Leaders
With much of the business world in a tailspin, we’re all hungry for a new model of leadership — because the old ones just don’t work. In this episode, Carolyn talks with Julia Boorstin, senior correspondent at CNBC and author of "When Women Lead", about why women leaders have the qualities needed for long-term, sustainable business success.
Why Re-Entry Programs Are the Real DEI Initiative
Most companies are committed to preventing discrimination against people of different ethnicities, genders, and abilities. But what about those with resume gaps? Two out of three people have experienced a break in their careers, but the stigma remains. In this episode, Lindsay and Carolyn talk with Jennifer Carpenter, Vice President of Talent Acquisition and Executive Search at IBM, about what business stands to gain by changing the conversation around career gaps.
Love love this podcast! It’s incredibly informative without being heavy. Very accessible no matter where you are in your career. I think anyone could learn a lot from it - no matter your gender identity or career path!
But the seasons are too short!!
Only as Good as the Guest
The show has real potential however the episodes vary greatly. Also, if they ditched the girl power under tone they could relate to much more than half the professional field . They changed the word HUMANity to Womanity… just wow.