EP 237: End of Competitive Advantage with Rita McGrath

In this episode, strategy expert and Columbia Business School professor Rita McGrath takes on one of most fundamental and recognised notions in strategy: that of sustainable competitive advantage.

EP 236: Humane Capital with Vlatka Hlupic

Despite decades of research illustrating the benefits of enlightened leadership, the high-performance workplace is still not the norm. Vlatka Hlupic has spent 20 years investigating this paradox, and in this book she forms a penetrating critique of why such strong evidence has had limited impact, and provides an alternative practical approach that any employer can implement to overcome these challenges.

EP 235: Open, Honest, and Direct with Aaron Levy

Building a business requires more than just a good product and talented people; it requires you to take a hard look at how you show up as a leader.

Open, Honest, and Direct helps you dive into the heart of your business and your people, identifying changes you can make to transform the way you and your managers lead.

EP 234: The Art of Ideas with William Duggan

William Duggan is an expert on creativity from Columbia business school. He shares how great ideas don’t just happen. Innovation springs from creative thinking—a method of the human mind that we can study and learn.

EP 233: Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? with Frans de Waal

Frans de Waal. overturns the view of animals as stimulus-response beings and opens our eyes to their complex and intricate minds. With astonishing stories of animal cognition, his work challenges everything you thought you knew about animal – and human – intelligence. We welcome author of Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, Frans de Waal.

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EP 232: Total Rethink: Why Entrepreneurs Should Act Like Revolutionaries with David McCourt

In business, and in life, everything is changing fast, apart from how we behave. Our ways of thinking have changed very little since we lived in agricultural and industrial societies, but the problems we now need to solve are entirely different. David McCourt shares some solutions.

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EP 224: The Invincible Company: How to Constantly Reinvent Your Organization with Alex Osterwalder

Practical new tools for measuring, managing, and accelerating innovation, and strategies for reducing risk when launching new business models. Serving as a blueprint for your growth strategy, The Invincible Company explains how to constantly stay ahead of your competition.