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The world’s relationship with money is changing. Fortune Favors the Bold is a podcast all about the unique and changing role money plays in our lives – and about what happens when we take risks, take control, and redefine our relationship with it.

The world’s relationship with money is changing. Fortune Favors the Bold is a podcast all about the unique and changing role money plays in our lives – and about what happens when we take risks, take control, and redefine our relationship with it.
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The world’s relationship with money is changing. Fortune Favors the Bold is a podcast all about the unique and changing role money plays in our lives – and about what happens when we take risks, take control, and redefine our relationship with it.

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English


Episodes

What We Talk About When We Talk About Money

4/3/2019
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Season One host Ashley C. Ford is back for this live bonus episode! She spoke with Nichole Perkins, co-host of the podcast Thirst Aid Kit, and Stefanie O’Connell, who specializes in talking to women about how to take control of their money.

Duration:00:39:02

Small Business Is Everyone’s Business

1/9/2019
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There’s a misconception that small businesses are overshadowed by big businesses when it comes to driving the economy. The truth? Small businesses punch way above their weight, creating positive ripple effects far beyond their local community. In this episode, we’ll follow a storefront bakery in Washington, D.C., focused on the betterment of military veterans, their spouses, and their caretakers. We also talk to a woman in the northern farmlands of Rwanda, who built her own brick-making...

Duration:00:24:37

Better, Faster, Smarter: Cities of the Future

1/2/2019
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In 2012, for the first time in history, more people made their homes in cities than rural areas. But now, services designed for a few hundred thousand residents are straining under the pressure of meeting the traffic, housing and health demands of millions, and sometimes tens of millions of people. With limited space and resources, how can city officials make more services work for more people? “Smart city” proponents say new networks, integrated technology and data-driven decision making...

Duration:00:29:05

Reskilling: Good for Workers…and Companies, too

12/12/2018
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What it means to be employed continues to shift. The old way of thinking? It’s up to employees to learn those new skills, or else companies will find someone else who has them. In this episode, we’ll hear from employers turning that way of thinking on its head — and seeing how their businesses are benefiting.

Duration:00:23:37

Who Gets to Be Creditworthy?

12/5/2018
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Long-established methods for determining who gets credit are leaving a lot of people behind. In this episode, we’re talking to the people finding new ways to establish creditworthiness and getting more people access to opportunity in the process.

Duration:00:21:53

Financial Literacy: Money Lessons for a Digital World

11/21/2018
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As technology changes at an ever-faster pace, it’s more important than ever to talk to kids about money. But that’s hard to do if you, as a parent or teacher, never learned about money yourself. We’ll hear from the rule breakers who are making sure future generations don’t have the same blind spot.

Duration:00:23:37

Upward Mobility: Turning the Tide

11/14/2018
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Bootstraps, good attitudes and elbow grease? Sorry, that’s not enough to be upwardly mobile these days. See how individuals and countries can fight against the inertia that makes class transition so difficult, and look at some organizations who are tipping the scales.

Duration:00:25:03

Coming Soon: Fortune Favors the Bold, Season 2

11/7/2018
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This season, host Mona Chalabi will help us explore the assumptions that shape the way we think about things like upward mobility, creditworthiness, financial literacy, and more. And then she’s going to talk about who’s kicking those assumptions to the curb and forging new approaches that might just benefit all of society. She’ll also look at how organizations are protecting their own interests by reskilling the 21-Century workforce, how growing cities are outsmarting expectations, and how...

Duration:00:02:25

The Cashless Society: A Live Episode

3/13/2018
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Imagine using your phone to give a subway busker a couple bucks. Or, walking into a store knowing you won’t have to wait in line to check-out. Imagine a world beyond cash. In some Scandinavian countries, this is already a reality—roughly 90-percent of all financial transactions are on debit cards. In this episode, taped in front of a live audience in Manhattan, an economist, a humanitarian and a businessman will discuss how cash is being replaced around the world with electronic payments....

Duration:00:28:38

Future-Proofing Your Career

2/20/2018
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The fact is, many of us are working jobs that were created in the past ten years— app developers, social media managers, ride-share drivers! And because of major advancements in technology, the pace of this change is only going to get faster. So, how do we keep up? This episode is all about the skills we need to future-proof our careers. What skills will help workers of the future weather job loss, new titles, or automation? You’ll hear stories from someone who made a drastic career move at...

Duration:00:26:07

You 2.0

2/13/2018
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We use ID all the time. Maybe you use a driver’s license to prove you’re old enough to buy beer. You might have a PIN you use at your bank. You probably have a bunch of passwords for different websites and social media accounts. But we don’t really think about ID until something goes wrong. In this episode, we’ll explore what it means to be able to prove we are who we say we are, and how it can change our lives. You’ll hear stories about how organizations like the World Bank are working to...

Duration:00:25:10

The Business Case for Doing Good

2/6/2018
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“It's not personal, just business" was a line that could have gotten you far in the 80s—but today, businesses need to adopt an entirely new mindset. To be successful you also need VALUES. In this episode, you’ll learn how some businesses are tackling some of the world’s most pressing problems like poverty and hunger, and in the process, learning that you can do well AND do good. You’ll hear from a successful founder who’s helping lead a movement to put purpose at the core, right alongside...

Duration:00:22:07

The Next American Dream

1/23/2018
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It’s time to say ‘goodbye’ to white picket fences because that American Dream is history. In fact, the dream might not even be American at all. In this episode, Ashley C. Ford investigates what’s next. Hear stories from people who are walking away from traditional markers of success and finding new ways to define prosperity.

Duration:00:22:37

Modern Nomads: The Future of Work

1/16/2018
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Host Ashley C. Ford kicks off the series by examining the future of work through the lens of the gig economy. In this episode, you'll meet risk-takers who have chosen to put their personal values -- like experience and travel -- over traditional ideas of stability and ownership. Hear stories of a family who lives and works on the road, tales of entrepreneurs, freelancers and more.

Duration:00:29:55

Coming Soon: Fortune Favors the Bold

12/17/2017
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This season, host Ashley C. Ford will examine the unique and changing role money plays in our lives—and about what happens when we take risks, take control, and redefine our relationship with it. She’ll take on the future of work through the lens of the gig economy, talk to companies who are defining what it means to do well by doing good, explore how digital identities are key to accessing the digital economy, and take a peek at how the cashless future is already unfolding before our eyes....

Duration:00:02:52