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Boss Files with Poppy Harlow

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CNN's Poppy Harlow goes beyond the headlines, and the talking points, with the biggest names in business. In-depth conversations with the men and women leading global companies - and those committed to making a positive impact beyond the bottom line.

CNN's Poppy Harlow goes beyond the headlines, and the talking points, with the biggest names in business. In-depth conversations with the men and women leading global companies - and those committed to making a positive impact beyond the bottom line.
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CNN's Poppy Harlow goes beyond the headlines, and the talking points, with the biggest names in business. In-depth conversations with the men and women leading global companies - and those committed to making a positive impact beyond the bottom line.

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English


Episodes

The Skimm Co-Founders: News Junkies Turned CEOs

9/10/2018
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The Skimm co-founders and co-CEOs, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, have grown their company to more than 6 million newsletter subscribers today. They open up about the initial challenges they faced getting investors on board, why they feel a responsibility to educate their audience, and how they are using their platform to get more millennials to register to vote. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:43:18

Warren Buffett on Apple, Trump & the Economy

9/4/2018
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*BONUS* Billionaire investor Warren Buffett opens up about how he thinks the economy is doing under the Trump administration, shares his thoughts on the future of the Democratic party, explains his decision to launch a health care company, and why he is optimistic about the future of Apple. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:20:20

Brit + Co CEO:

8/27/2018
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Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:42:05

Citi's Jane Fraser: Breaking Down Barriers in Finance

8/13/2018
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Jane Fraser, CEO of Citigroup Latin America, is responsible for the bank's operations in 23 countries, including Mexico, and remains one of the few female executives for the region. She's one of the most powerful women in banking and is often cited as a contender for the top post of one of Wall Street's biggest banks. How she helped turnaround Citi's reputation following the 2008 financial crisis -- running CitiMortgages -- and how she has attained new leadership skills as a working...

Duration:00:46:11

Stitch Fix CEO: 35 Years Old and Running a $2 Billion Company

7/30/2018
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Stitch Fix Founder and CEO Katrina Lake is the youngest woman to take a company public. She launched her tech retail startup in 2011 and it has since grown into a multibillion dollar company. She opens up about the struggles she faced raising money, why she never expected to be a CEO, her commitment to ending sexism in Silicon Valley, and how being a mother changed her leadership style. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:49:47

Jewel: From Homeless to Grammy Nominee

7/16/2018
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Legendary singer-songwriter Jewel became homeless when she was 16 years old and was later discovered singing at a coffee shop. She opens up about how she used mindfulness to help cope with her tough childhood and pitfalls in her music career. Today, she is on a mission to help other people learn healthy mental fitness habits through her "Never Broken" platform and is partnering with corporate America to increase wellness in the workplace. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:44:33

Rent the Runway CEO: Building a Closet in the Cloud

7/2/2018
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Rent the Runway CEO Jenn Hyman recently equalized benefits for all company employees giving both salaried and hourly workers the same bereavement, parental leave, family sick leave, and sabbatical packages. She says she was perpetuating income inequality and it is the responsibility of business leaders to act like moral leaders.. She also opens up about her pledge to put H&M and Zara out of business and she shares her advice for female entrepreneurs today. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration:01:02:54

Bill Ford: 'I've got gasoline in my veins'

6/18/2018
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Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford remembers being called an "environmental wacko" when he joined Ford in the 1970s. He has since worked to change the company's outlook on the environment and today he is focusing on the future of transportation. He opens up about why he's bullish on Detroit and Ford's role in reviving an iconic part of the city. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration:00:53:13

Mylan's Heather Bresch: Big Pharma's First Woman CEO

6/4/2018
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Mylan CEO Heather Bresch became the first woman to run a major pharmaceutical company in 2012. She opens about her experience being the only woman at the table, how the company's EpiPen controversy was a "defining moment" and made her a stronger leader, the state of health care in the country today and why she says Congress is not solution oriented despite being the daughter of West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration:01:06:53

Misty Copeland: Breaking Barriers in Ballet

5/21/2018
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Legendary ballerina Misty Copeland has made history becoming the first African-American principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre. She opens up about her journey from the basketball court to center stage, the ballet world's race problem today and her mission to help fix it, and why partnering with brands empowers her as a black woman. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN. via Knit

Duration:00:47:34

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman: From Intern to CEO

5/7/2018
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Adena Friedman joined Nasdaq as as an intern in 1993 and has risen through the ranks to President and CEO. She opens up about Nasdaq's transformation from a stock exchange to a technology company, why she's optimistic about cryptocurrencies, her mission to recruit more women in finance, and attributes her success to her parents' influence. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration:00:40:46

Accenture CEO Julie Sweet: Leading With Empathy

4/23/2018
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Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture North America, is committed to achieving 50% gender parity at the firm by 2025. Why she says "diversity is critical" for companies today as they continue to be disrupted by innovation and how "empathy" has guided her journey from top corporate lawyer to CEO. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration:00:54:19

PG&E's Geisha Williams: First Fortune 500 Latina CEO

4/9/2018
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Geisha Williams, President and CEO of PG&E Corp., made history last year becoming the first Latina CEO of a Fortune 500 Company. Cuban-born, she immigrated to the United States with her parents in 1967 and opens up about how her family embodies the American Dream. She weighs in on the immigration debate today, and shares how the "power of mentorship" helped guide her to the C-Suite and her take on the future of the energy industry. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration:00:31:33

Arianna Huffington: Fixing a Burnout Culture

3/26/2018
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Arianna Huffington is one of the most influential women in media, but today she is focused on improving corporate wellness as the founder and CEO of Thrive Global. She opens up about her mother's influence on her career, how she is helping to rebuild Uber's culture as a board member, and her message to media outlets today in the fight against fake news. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration:00:43:48

Glossier's Emily Weiss: Disrupting Beauty

3/12/2018
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Glossier founder and CEO Emily Weiss is taking on the beauty industry, creating a personalized experience for customers online. She explains why her customers are the brand's influencers and co-creators. She shares her journey from Vogue assistant to CEO, the challenges she faces as a female-led startup, and how her father lived the American Dream. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration:00:40:57

Takeaways from the Texas Primary

3/7/2018
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Despite a big Democratic turnout in the Texas primary, the state is still leans red. David Chalian, CNN's Political Director, looks into the year ahead for Democrats and how the Democratic party's energy and enthusiasm could signal a blue wave in November 2018.

Duration:00:10:50

Bank of America's Anne Finucane: The Hippie Turned Banker

2/26/2018
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Bank of America Vice Chairman Anne Finucane was tasked with repairing Bank of America's reputation following the 2008 financial crisis. She opens up about the challenging professional obstacles she has faced, her rise to the top as a woman in finance, and work/life balance as a mother of four. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration:00:45:15

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Supreme Court Associate Justice

2/12/2018
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In a rare interview, Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on her place in history -- from her childhood in Brooklyn to her journey to the high court. She opens up about her decades long fight for women's equality, what she thinks about the #MeToo movement, and how she sees the court today amid the division in Washington D.C. Produced by Brian Vitaglaino, CNN.

Duration:01:16:16

Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey: The Next 130 Years

2/5/2018
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Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey continues to expand the company's beverage portfolio beyond soda to include water and juices. He also weighs in on the Coke's role in the fight against obesity and diabetes, the brand's new recycling initiative and his relationship with Warren Buffett, the company's largest shareholder. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.

Duration:00:33:53

Mellody Hobson on race: We must be "color brave"

1/22/2018
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Mellody Hobson is the President of Ariel Investments, a Chicago-based investment firm with $12.4 billion in assets under management. She is the first African-American woman to chair the Economic Club of Chicago and sits on the board of Starbucks and Estee Lauder. She is committed to promoting diversity and thinks we should all talk about race more openly. She credits her single mother for her strength and independence today, and explains how she is passing that down to her young daughter....

Duration:00:50:59