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Minds Worth Meeting, a podcast produced by Stern Strategy Group, connects you with experts and thought leaders at the forefront of today’s issues and tomorrow’s trends. Featuring the broad Stern Speakers client roster of influential innovators, researchers, thinkers and doers, Minds Worth Meeting covers a wide range of topics, industries and disciplines.

Minds Worth Meeting, a podcast produced by Stern Strategy Group, connects you with experts and thought leaders at the forefront of today’s issues and tomorrow’s trends. Featuring the broad Stern Speakers client roster of influential innovators, researchers, thinkers and doers, Minds Worth Meeting covers a wide range of topics, industries and disciplines.
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Minds Worth Meeting, a podcast produced by Stern Strategy Group, connects you with experts and thought leaders at the forefront of today’s issues and tomorrow’s trends. Featuring the broad Stern Speakers client roster of influential innovators, researchers, thinkers and doers, Minds Worth Meeting covers a wide range of topics, industries and disciplines.

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Episodes

Episode 23: How Big Companies Can Innovate Like Startups with Gary Pisano

7/1/2019
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Can large companies successfully innovate? The popular narrative is the bigger firms become, the less nimble and dynamic they are. Small startups are the disruptors, while big companies are doomed to being static and inflexible. But according to Gary Pisano of Harvard Business School, this is a myth: large businesses can be just as innovative as startups. But to reach that point, you need to understand the four distinct types of innovation, how to devise a strategy for implementing...

Duration:00:29:05

Episode 22: #WomenAtWork: How to Change the Narrative with Kimberly Ramalho

6/17/2019
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Despite progress over the past few decades, women still face immense barriers to advancement in the workplace – both systemic and psychological. Women continue to command lower salaries and are under-represented in senior leadership roles across corporate America. How do women not only challenge their organizations to give them their due, but overcome their own uncertainties about being able to succeed in male-dominated companies and industries? In this episode, Minds Worth Meeting converses...

Duration:00:36:43

Episode 21: The Transformative Power of Market-Creating Innovations with Efosa Ojomo

6/3/2019
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Neither poverty nor prosperity are permanent conditions for societies; poor countries have risen from hardship to wealth within decades. But, by and large, we lack an understanding of how that transformation takes place. In a recent, critically acclaimed book, “The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty” (HarperBusiness, January 2019), authors Clayton Christensen, Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon provide the missing framework. Prosperity, the authors argue, is...

Duration:00:31:42

Episode 20: Redeeming Ruins and the Future of Architecture with Dan Barasch

5/20/2019
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From declining rural villages to the inner cities of the world’s great metropolises, ruined buildings and abandoned spaces stand waiting to be repurposed and revived. Doing so not only restores function to these structures but can potentially reinvigorate entire communities. In this episode, Minds Worth Meeting sits down with Dan Barasch, leading expert on the future of architecture and design and co-founder and executive director of New York’s The Lowline, a technology-enabled underground...

Duration:00:36:03

Episode 19: Future of Education: How to Set Up Students for Success with Melissa Fries

5/6/2019
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More people from lower-income backgrounds may be going to college, but they continue to drop out at higher rates than their higher-income peers. They also struggle to manage both work and academics and face enormous levels of student-loan debt whether they graduate or not. One problem is that educators and policymakers have been focused only on access – getting students into college – rather than on success, or what happens to them once they’re there. How can we ensure that more people,...

Duration:00:34:31

Season 3 Preview

5/2/2019
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Minds Worth Meeting, a podcast produced by Stern Strategy Group®, connects you with experts and thought leaders at the forefront of today’s issues and tomorrow’s trends – from artificial intelligence to strategies for business growth. Featuring the broad Stern Strategy Group client roster of influential innovators, researchers, thinkers, doers and practitioners, Minds Worth Meeting illuminates the advancements in a wide range of topics, industries and disciplines.

Duration:00:07:29

Episode 18: Humanizing AI for Business and Society with Rana el Kaliouby

5/21/2018
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Artificial intelligence is advancing at a rapid rate – and it’s everywhere! From our smartphones to our wearables, AI is now a constant fixture in 21st century life. But while applications such as Alexa and Siri have the ability to answer basic questions, they still lack qualities that make them truly useful to us. In this episode, Minds Worth Meeting converses with Affectiva CEO and Emotion AI inventor Rana el Kaliouby, who reveals how, with AI, the way humans interact with technology is...

Duration:00:33:35

Episode 17: Building Trust with Consumers Via Social Media with Jeff Hancock

4/4/2018
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In this episode of Minds Worth Meeting, we speak with social media expert Jeff Hancock about the new psychology of social media. It's 2018 and more than a billion people utilize social media. For companies, organizations and government bodies, these platforms offer a way to expand their reach to target audiences, and Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, to name a few, are weaved into many people's everyday lives. In this episode of Minds Worth Meeting, we speak with social media expert Jeff...

Duration:00:37:06

Episode 16: Reimagining Capitalism: How Business Can Save the World with Rebecca Henderson

3/13/2018
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When business leaders commit to solving big problems everyone wins, says Harvard Business School's Professor Rebecca Henderson. It creates happy employees, more revenue and stable economies. That's exactly what's happening now. Businesses are "waking up to the business case for social responsibility" and are starting to exert their powers for positive change; not dumping in rivers, or buying from those who tolerate poor working conditions or who burn fossil fuels. What was an unlikely...

Duration:00:37:09

Episode 15: How to Make Informed Decisions About the Future with Amy Webb

2/27/2018
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Technology is constantly evolving, shifting the ways of the world. Future forecasts have the power to educate business leaders and everyday people to make data-driven decisions and stay ahead of the curve. Minds Worth Meeting converses with futurist, best-selling author and NYU Stern professor Amy Webb, who discusses future trends and how technological change, such as the ubiquity of artificial intelligence, will impact businesses in the very near future. Keep an eye out for the paperback...

Duration:00:43:26

Episode 14: Innovation in Management Accounting Is Not an Oxymoron, with Jeff Thomson

2/12/2018
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In a time when trust and transparency in business are in short supply, there's one leader working tirelessly to ensure our next generation of financial leaders are forward thinking, measured risk takers who operate ethically, transparently and with integrity. Minds Worth Meeting speaks with Jeff Thomson, CMA, CSCA, CAE, President and CEO of IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) about the future of the profession, globalization and the importance of partnerships to expand opportunities...

Duration:00:38:52

Episode 13: How Problem-Led Leadership is Changing the World with Hal Gregersen

1/30/2018
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Each day comes with challenges that the world has never seen before. This requires a special kind of leader that prioritizes problem-solving skills over influencing others. Minds Worth Meeting converses with leadership expert and MIT professor Hal Gregersen, who discusses problem-led leadership and how it is changing the world. Keep an eye out for his new book, "Questions Are the Answer," coming out later this year (Harper Collins, 2018). Follow Professor Hal Gregersen on Twitter...

Duration:00:38:17

Episode 12: The Power of Virtual Reality with Jeremy Bailenson

1/16/2018
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Virtual reality is very close to becoming a major element of society. With its ability to alter perceptions of the real world, what implications does the emerging technology have for the future of business and society? Minds Worth Meeting chats with VR pioneer and Stanford University Professor Jeremy Bailenson, who discusses the possibilities, opportunities and dangers of using this new medium. Loaded with cases of companies and visionary leaders currently using VR, his new book, "Experience...

Duration:00:27:18

Episode 11: After the Show with David Bell

6/30/2017
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Take an off-the-record journey with our most recent guest, David Bell, to learn what he’d tell his 5-year-old self as well as his adolescent grocery store memories and his interesting circle of friends. All that and more After the Show. Are there other fun questions you’d like us to ask our guests? Email mindsworthmeeting@sternstrategy.com.

Duration:00:09:09

Episode 10: Elevating the Consumer Experience & the Future of Retail with David Bell

6/26/2017
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In this episode, digital marketing guru, best-selling author and Wharton School professor, David Bell, talks to Minds Worth Meeting about new marketing technologies, why both an online and offline presence is relevant in every industry today, and innovative practices of 21st century companies. David Bell is available for paid speaking engagements including keynote addresses, speeches, panels, conference talks, and advisory/consulting services through the exclusive representation of Stern...

Duration:00:37:43

Episode 9: After the Show with Terry Garcia

6/20/2017
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Take an off-the-record journey with our most recent guest, Terry Garcia, to hear about his preferred super power, his stint in the construction world, and the most interesting people he’s met. All that and more After the Show. Are there other fun questions you’d like us to ask our guests? Email mindsworthmeeting@sternstrategy.com.

Duration:00:04:31

Episode 8: Oceans, Outer Space, and Sir Ernest Shackelton with Terry Garcia

6/13/2017
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In this episode, explorer, innovator and conservationist Terry Garcia talks to Minds Worth Meeting about oil spills, climate change and his Middle Eastern treasure hunt! The former National Geographic Chief Science and Exploration Officer also helps us understand who is truly responsible for ensuring a healthy planet. Terry Garcia is available for paid speaking engagements including keynote addresses, speeches, panels, conference talks, and advisory/consulting services through the exclusive...

Duration:00:33:00

Episode 7: After the Show with Julia Freeland

6/6/2017
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Take an off-the-record journey with our most recent guest, Julia Freeland Fisher, to hear about what she would tell her five-year-old self, the backstory on why grapefruits play a role in her first and worst jobs and hear about the most interesting person she’s ever met. All that and more After the Show. Are there other fun questions you’d like us to ask our guests? Email mindsworthmeeting@sternstrategy.com.

Duration:00:06:10

Episode 6: Education for All with Julia Freeland Fisher

5/30/2017
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In this episode, Julia Freeland Fisher, director of education research at the Clayton Christensen Institute, talks to Minds Worth Meeting about the power of disruptive innovation in K-12 and higher education. Julia helps us understand why expanding students’ networks – their stock of “social capital” – will be a game changer for the future of education. Julia Freeland Fisher is available for paid speaking engagements including keynote addresses, speeches, panels, conference talks, and...

Duration:00:37:43

Episode 5: After the Show with Dr. Kate Darling

5/22/2017
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Take an off-the-record journey with our most recent guest, Kate Darling, to hear about what she would tell her five-year-old self, the backstory on her first and worst jobs, the most interesting person she’s ever met and, perhaps most importantly, whether she’s an Android or iPhone user. All that and more After the Show. Are there other fun questions you’d like us to ask our guests? Email mindsworthmeeting@sternstrategy.com.

Duration:00:03:43