Join LinkedIn Editor in Chief Daniel Roth, as he talks with the world’s top minds in business, government and beyond as we work together to navigate the changing landscape created by COVID-19. Featuring new interviews with leaders like Mark Cuban and Bill Gates, and digging into the archives for wisdom from leaders like Rebecca Minkoff, This is Working brings the decision makers to the table to answer your questions, directly.
Dr. Jim Yong Kim on deploying the COVID vaccine
The pandemic has been a health and economic disaster. This week, LinkedIn Editor-in-Chief Dan Roth talks to Dr. Jim Yong Kim, a leader who has been thinking through how to emerge from both. Until 2019, Kim was the head of the World Bank and before that, co-founded Partners in Health and conceived and ran the WHO's ambitious AIDS program. He explains what's needed to get vaccines out and what we still don't know.
Momofuku’s David Chang on mental illness and restaurant “extinction”
Restaurateur David Chang has been a force in the industry since he launched Momofuku in 2004. He and his restaurant group have racked up awards as they’ve pushed boundaries around food and food-related entrepreneurism. Dave’s authored books, started a magazine, launched a podcast, and is a creative force behind the Netflix show, “Ugly Delicious.” He talks with LinkedIn Editor-in-Chief Dan Roth about the rough state of the restaurant industry, and speaks frankly on what he’s learned through his own mental health journey.
Sir Richard Branson on the value of optimism
Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Sir Richard Branson is no stranger to staying agile in business and in life. As he and the Virgin Group weather the storm of 2020, he joins LinkedIn Editor in Chief Daniel Roth for a conversation about comebacks and cutting losses.
Wharton’s Dean Erika James on how 2020’s crises are reshaping students
Dean Erika James is a first among firsts: the first woman and the first person of color to serve as dean of the US’s first collegiate business school. Now she’s leading during the first pandemic of our generation. She talks with LinkedIn Editor-in-Chief Dan Roth about how her experience and this climate are changing higher education and her students and faculty.
Netflix’s Reed Hastings on why work is not your family
Reed Hastings created Netflix as an online DVD rental store, then transformed it into a dominant part of the entertainment industry — trouncing much bigger competitors. In this episode, Reed talks with LinkedIn Editor in Chief Dan Roth about his new book, No Rules Rules, and how his philosophy “on the edge of chaos” enabled Netflix to thrive.
Misty Copeland on how dance survives Covid
Misty Copeland is arguably the world’s most famous ballet dancer. In this episode, she talks with LinkedIn Editor in Chief Daniel Roth about how she thinks ballet can come back, how it needs to do so as a more diverse and inclusive industry, and how she keeps her skills up in tough times like these.
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What a great podcast. Sometimes you feel like people just arrived at success unaware of the challenges they had to face. I appreciate the thoughtfulness of the questions as well as Dan’s ability to get such honest candid answers. I’m glad you interview women and look forward to diverse interview as well. keep them coming!
Insightful and fun
I’ve listened to a few “This Is Working” episodes while commuting to work in the Silicon Valley. I love Dan’s interview style and the very relevant questions he asks of his guests while also adding a bit of levity. Definitely recommend tuning in!
Unbeatable business insights
We hear a lot from these leaders, but rarely this candidly.