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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 • 40 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.

    Judge Fred Block: Politics, Sentencing, and Crime

    Judge Fred Block: Politics, Sentencing, and Crime

    As the world rages around us it may seem like there is no rule of law to keep us safe but Judge Fred Block provides us with ample evidence to be optimistic about the enduring independence of the Judicial Branch.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Kevin Demoff: Talent, Diversity, and COVID in the NFL

    Kevin Demoff: Talent, Diversity, and COVID in the NFL

    Football is synonymous with Sundays in America and the NFL draft has become almost like a celebrity awards show. What makes it so popular? Why have other sports not achieved that status?

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Bob Wallace: An Entrepreneur Runs for Mayor

    Bob Wallace: An Entrepreneur Runs for Mayor

    An author, business owner, community leader, father, husband, and now a mayoral candidate, Bob Wallace is a man on a mission to share the good fortunes he has found in life with the people of Baltimore.

    • 56 min
    The Guggenheim Museum with Curator Megan Fontanella

    The Guggenheim Museum with Curator Megan Fontanella

    The Sydcast goes on a road trip to the NY Guggenheim (pre-COVID) to talk to curator Megan Fontanella, who shares her passion for the stories behind the historic artworks in the collection, her journey to art and curatorship, and what it takes to create exhibits that bring art to life for patrons, critics, and general audiences.

    • 57 min
    How to Live Longer, with Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian

    How to Live Longer, with Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian

    A cardiologist by trade and a food scientist by necessity, Dr. Mozaffarian appreciates the complex relationship between food and health and the need to make choices based on individual health needs, not broad guidelines.

    • 56 min
    Bill Helman on Facebook, Dartmouth, and Society

    Bill Helman on Facebook, Dartmouth, and Society

    Bill Helman sits on the board of directors for some of the most influential institutions that are changing the business landscape and, as a partner at Greylock, he is helping to foster the next generation of big ideas.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

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.

Erica Joy F ,

Fantastic podcast

This podcast is a great way for me to pass the time on my commute to work! It’s a good mix of conversations spanning the entertainment, sports, academic, music industries and more and the interviews are really interesting. Love it!

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