112 episodes

The Sydcast is all about intimate and informative conversations with fascinating people you may not know. Until now. Because everyone has a story.
Listen in as Syd talks to entrepreneurs, community leaders, professional athletes, politicians, academics, authors, musicians, and many more about who they are and how they got there.
Sydney Finkelstein is an award winning professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and a best-selling author of Superbosses and 25 other books. He’s written for the Harvard Business Review, the BBC, Fortune, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and more academic journals than you’d care to know about. He spends his time asking questions, and sometimes, even answering them.

The Sydcast Sydney Finkelstein

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 43 Ratings

The Sydcast is all about intimate and informative conversations with fascinating people you may not know. Until now. Because everyone has a story.
Listen in as Syd talks to entrepreneurs, community leaders, professional athletes, politicians, academics, authors, musicians, and many more about who they are and how they got there.
Sydney Finkelstein is an award winning professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and a best-selling author of Superbosses and 25 other books. He’s written for the Harvard Business Review, the BBC, Fortune, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and more academic journals than you’d care to know about. He spends his time asking questions, and sometimes, even answering them.

    Lessons on Life from Former White Collar Criminal Jeff Grant

    Lessons on Life from Former White Collar Criminal Jeff Grant

    Episode 111 - How does a successful attorney go bad, ruin his life and end up in jail? And when he gets out, how does he resurrect his life?

    • 57 min
    The Woman Protecting us from Weapons of Mass Destruction

    The Woman Protecting us from Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Wendin Smith wanted Russia to stop polluting its largest lake and ended up being one of America’s leading thinkers on weapons of mass destruction.

    • 1 hr
    Investing in Women and People of Color, with Venture Capitalist J-P Piverger

    Investing in Women and People of Color, with Venture Capitalist J-P Piverger

    Jacques-Philippe Piverger makes money investing where others don’t – in founders of startups who are women and people of color. This is how he does it.

    • 59 min
    Why do Humans Walk Upright? With Professor Jerry DeSilva

    Why do Humans Walk Upright? With Professor Jerry DeSilva

    Why have humans evolved to walk upright, on two feet, when every other animal in the savannah – predator or not - motors much more quickly on four?

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Jikaria Sisters∶ From TikTok Dancing to Brand Influencers

    The Jikaria Sisters∶ From TikTok Dancing to Brand Influencers

    How did the dancing Jikaria Sisters – a JD, MBA and Engineer – become TikTok sensations in their spare time? And what should they do next?

    • 51 min
    Doug Galen∶ Supporting Social Enterprises, Silicon Valley Style

    Doug Galen∶ Supporting Social Enterprises, Silicon Valley Style

    What would happen if you took Silicon Valley smarts and talent and applied it to helping social impact entrepreneurs scale their enterprises? Doug Galen decided to find out.

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Pearl.IW ,

Thank you!

Been going over the Superbosses & Playbook. This was everything I needed.

radiotibor ,

Engaging interesting inspiring

Listened to the episode with Carly Stein. Love to intersection of entrepreneurs and environmental stewardship. Great ideas, great business, great for the earth.

Principal and Coach Zavada ,

Excellent story telling

I began listening to and reading Dr Finkelstein last April as I was doing research for a book on faculty professional development and talent development. The Sydcast continues this great teaching with wonderful stories. You’ll love Sydney’s vision for a great story and the natural relevance the stories to our lives in business, management, education, and other fields.

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