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The Prof G Pod with Scott Galloway

Business & Economics Podcasts

We live in a winner-take-all economy that’s bifurcating into those who are part of the innovation economy and those who aren’t. Every week best-selling author, professor and entrepreneur Scott Galloway answers questions from you (his listeners) on who’s winning and losing, and how you can get ahead. Other professors, practitioners, and entrepreneurs join Scott to contribute ideas, alternate opinions, and insights to help you thrive at work. Tune in for a no mercy, no malice take on how you can level up your game in the world of business. To submit a question, email a voice recording to OfficeHours@profgmedia.com.

We live in a winner-take-all economy that’s bifurcating into those who are part of the innovation economy and those who aren’t. Every week best-selling author, professor and entrepreneur Scott Galloway answers questions from you (his listeners) on who’s winning and losing, and how you can get ahead. Other professors, practitioners, and entrepreneurs join Scott to contribute ideas, alternate opinions, and insights to help you thrive at work. Tune in for a no mercy, no malice take on how you can level up your game in the world of business. To submit a question, email a voice recording to OfficeHours@profgmedia.com.

Location:

United States

Description:

We live in a winner-take-all economy that’s bifurcating into those who are part of the innovation economy and those who aren’t. Every week best-selling author, professor and entrepreneur Scott Galloway answers questions from you (his listeners) on who’s winning and losing, and how you can get ahead. Other professors, practitioners, and entrepreneurs join Scott to contribute ideas, alternate opinions, and insights to help you thrive at work. Tune in for a no mercy, no malice take on how you can level up your game in the world of business. To submit a question, email a voice recording to OfficeHours@profgmedia.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

DeFi & NFTs — with Tonya Evans

7/22/2021
Tonya Evans, a professor of law at Penn State Dickinson Law School, joins Scott to discuss the intersection of intellectual property and the crypto space. We also hear her take on NFTs as tools of empowerment, and how DeFi serves as a viable way for people to build generational wealth. Follow Tonya on Twitter, @IPProfEvans. Scott opens with his thoughts on the billionaire space race, CNN+ and the streaming wars, as well as Zoom’s most recent acquisition. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:54:09

Office Hours: Google vs. Airbnb, SPAC IPOs, Real Estate Investments, and Brick-and-Mortar Stores

7/19/2021
Scott answers a question about Google’s dominance in the travel space, and how Airbnb manages to hold its own. He also shares his thoughts on how companies that go public via SPAC are perceived, why real estate is a solid investment, and why opening physical stores can be a powerful branding move — even for a tech company like Amazon. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:28:22

The Dangers of Woke Culture — with Sam Harris

7/15/2021
Sam Harris returns for part two of our conversation. Today, Sam shares his thoughts on why call out culture is an unproductive vehicle for creating change, addressing systemic problems, and facilitating debates. He also explains how we should establish a principle of charity — even with those who we may not agree with. Follow Sam on Twitter, @SamHarrisOrg. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:47:40

Office Hours: Peloton’s Acquirers, Working Abroad, and Moving into Management

7/12/2021
Scott answers a question about whether Nike should acquire Peloton. He also shares his thoughts on risking it all to move abroad, and offers career advice to someone with an offer to take on a management role. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:19:17

Psychedelics with Sam Harris

7/8/2021
Sam Harris joins the pod again to discuss psychedelics — including his experience with LSD and psilocybin — and shares his thoughts on who should and shouldn’t take them. He also explains how these drugs can provide you with a profound perspective on life, give you clarity, and help you hit the reset button. Follow Sam on Twitter, @SamHarrisOrg. Scott opens with how big tech entering healthcare is exactly what dispersion is meant to do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:06:04

Banking the Unbanked — with Pierpaolo Barbieri

7/1/2021
Pierpaolo Barbieri, the CEO and founder of Ualá, tells us about the booming fintech space, incumbent banks, and crypto. Ualá is an Argentine fintech company that is working to bring Latin Americans the necessary financial tools they need to run a business, pay their bills, and participate in the economy. Follow Pierpaolo on Twitter, @pbarbieri. Scott opens with his thoughts on wealth inequality, the record number of startups that have come out of this recession, and the latest on antitrust....

Duration:00:58:26

Office Hours: Market Corrections, Zoom’s Next Move, Why Location Matters, and Escaping the Big Five

6/28/2021
Scott answers a question about the next economic slowdown, which he thinks is imminent. He also shares his thoughts on what Zoom needs to do to maintain its valuation in a post-pandemic world, why it’s still important to be based near your customers, and what to do if you want to escape the clutches of the Big Five tech companies. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:25:14

An Inside Look at America’s Pandemic Response — with Andy Slavitt

6/24/2021
Andy Slavitt, President Biden’s former White House senior advisor for the Covid team, updates us on COVID-19 and vaccine hesitancy. He also shares how to think about the various leadership responses we saw, and why certain countries handled the pandemic better than others. Follow him on Twitter, @ASlavitt. (18:22) Andy’s book, PREVENTABLE: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response, is out now. Scott opens with a discussion on...

Duration:01:03:16

Office Hours: Fintech IPOs, Apple’s Search Game, Checking Your Morals, and Dating Post-Covid

6/21/2021
Scott answers a question on SoFi’s IPO, plus the record number of Fintech companies going public. He also shares his thoughts on whether Apple should acquire Neeva and make it its default search engine. Scott then gives dating advice to the young and single in an era of dating apps, and tells us how to navigate working in an industry that challenges our values. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:29:56

Racism is Costing Us All — with Heather McGhee

6/17/2021
Heather McGhee, the author of The Sum of Us, tells us her definition of zero-sum thinking and how racist policy decisions have left us all worse off. Heather is also the chair of the board of Color of Change, the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. Follow her on Twitter, @hmcghee. (17:53) Scott opens with why he’s feeling optimistic at the moment. We also hear from a previous Prof G Pod guest, Joost van Dreunen on Netflix’s potential entrance into the gaming space (9:00)....

Duration:00:53:39

Office Hours: Tesla’s Competition, Identity Verification, the Scam of Tenure, and Public vs. Private Companies

6/14/2021
Scott shares his thoughts on Tesla’s future in a more saturated EV market. He also answers questions on investing in the identity verification market, whether employee-owned businesses could replace publicly traded companies, and how to become a more active member of academia. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:24:11

Future of Search — with Sridhar Ramaswamy

6/10/2021
Sridhar Ramaswamy, the CEO and cofounder of Neeva, tells us how the company — an ad-free, private search engine — is differentiating itself in the search market. Sridhar also shares the leadership lessons he’s learned from running a team of 10,000 people during his fifteen and a half years at Google. Follow on Sridhar Twitter, @RamaswmySridhar. Scott opens with how a lack of corporate governance could lead us to a market crash. Related Reading: Coinbase Independent Directors Have Close...

Duration:00:53:10

Office Hours: Robo-advisors, Team Design, and the Consequences of Innovation

6/7/2021
Dr. Sara Beckman of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business joins Scott to answer a question about innovation in the robo-advisor space. They also share their thoughts on the costs and benefits of blockchain, how to structure successful teams, and why it’s crucial to have mentors you trust. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:31:35

Amazon Unbound — with Brad Stone

6/3/2021
Brad Stone, the senior executive editor for Global Technology at Bloomberg News, joins to discuss his latest book: Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire. We hear how the company has transformed under Jeff Bezos’s leadership and the existential threats coming for its market dominance. Follow Brad on Twitter, @BradStone. Scott opens with his thoughts on “burning benjamins” — AKA what happens when billionaires lose other people’s money. Additional Reading: MeWork Learn...

Duration:00:47:53

State of Play: Supply Chain & Logistics — with Hamid Moghadam

5/27/2021
Hamid Moghadam, the CEO of Prologis, a logistics real estate business, breaks down how warehouses have evolved to meet the demand for speedy deliveries, how the pandemic expedited trends in the supply chain space, and how a booming era of e-commerce is driving this sector. He also reflects on his career path as an Iranian-American and a leader of a nearly $90 billion company. Scott opens with Snap’s investments in augmented reality and explores how the broader social commerce space is...

Duration:01:01:18

Office Hours: eBay’s Brand Bust, VC Geography, Public Service, and Home Buying Advice

5/24/2021
Scott answers a question about where eBay stands in the Amazon era. He also shares his thoughts on the concentration of venture capital investments in California, Massachusetts, and New York, why it can be worth it to lose money in the housing market, and why the world needs young Americans to participate in public service. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:30:03

The Geopolitics of Cryptocurrencies — with Niall Ferguson

5/20/2021
Niall Ferguson returns to the pod for a discussion about his latest book, Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe. Niall shares why "all disasters are in some sense man-made" and what history can teach us about handling crises. Niall also explains the state of play around digital currencies from a geopolitical perspective. Follow Niall on Twitter, @nfergus. Scott opens with his thoughts on AT&T’s reverse merger with Discovery, and what it means for the streaming wars. He also discusses the...

Duration:01:08:40

Office Hours: Blockchain in the Music Industry, Divisive Concepts, Gratitude, and the Value of DEI

5/17/2021
Scott answers a question on how NFTs might disrupt the music industry. He also shares his thoughts on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion to any successful business. Scott then addresses the push in certain states to ban “divisive concepts” in schools and answers a question on how to practice gratitude. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:25:11

AI, Big Data, and the Power of Framing — with Kenneth Cukier

5/13/2021
Kenneth Cukier, a senior editor at The Economist, joins to share insights from his latest book, Framers: Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil. Kenneth explains how to use frames to make better decisions and avoid crises, as well as why we should rethink the phrase “think outside the box.” He also shares his thoughts on how artificial intelligence is shaping business, healthcare, and society. Follow him on Twitter, @kncukier. Scott opens with why he believes America is...

Duration:00:52:52

Office Hours: Weed Winners, Apple’s Rundle, Movie Theaters, and Deciding to Be an Entrepreneur

5/10/2021
Scott shares his thoughts on who the winners of the cannabis industry will be, and why he still enjoys a little THC from time to time. Scott also answers questions on where the movie theater industry is headed after a catastrophic 2020, whether Apple should expand its rundle with its own social media network, and how to decide between pursuing entrepreneurship or a career at a global company. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:22:40