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MIT SMR's Three Big Points is the podcast you need to stay at the top of your game as a business leader. In each episode you’ll get three mold-breaking ideas from the world’s leading academics, researchers, and executives. This short podcast will reinvigorate your leadership practice – all before you step foot in the office.

MIT SMR's Three Big Points is the podcast you need to stay at the top of your game as a business leader. In each episode you’ll get three mold-breaking ideas from the world’s leading academics, researchers, and executives. This short podcast will reinvigorate your leadership practice – all before you step foot in the office.
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MIT SMR's Three Big Points is the podcast you need to stay at the top of your game as a business leader. In each episode you’ll get three mold-breaking ideas from the world’s leading academics, researchers, and executives. This short podcast will reinvigorate your leadership practice – all before you step foot in the office.

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English


Episodes

How Digital Changes the Role of Leaders

11/26/2019
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Digital transformation often starts with leaders identifying a fundamental change in the competitive environment and moving quickly to counter a potential disruption. But as Jeanne Ross explains, even the most forward-looking strategies are bound to fall flat unless leaders themselves evolve — and in some pretty dramatic ways.

Duration:00:10:02

Every Number Tells a Story

11/12/2019
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You stand in front of a roomful of decision makers and present an iron-clad case for a compelling, data-backed proposal. The group’s reaction? Tepid, at best. So, what happened? Nancy Duarte would likely tell you that you were missing the story behind the data. In this episode of Three Big Points, Duarte shows us how to bring data to life in a way that will win people over to your idea.

Duration:00:10:27

Overcoming Cultural and Technical Debt

10/30/2019
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Just as Jacob Marley was bound to drag the weight of his sins for an eternity, so too are organizations burdened by the weight of their debts. And we’re not just talking about the monetary kind. There are other forms of debt that companies take on, and they carry a weight that can be as heavy as the greatest financial liabilities. Two of the most nefarious forms are technical and cultural debt, which accrue as a by-product of the decisions and investments companies make along their growth...

Duration:00:10:41

Leading in the Age of Transparency

10/15/2019
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In a data-rich world, company stakeholders know more than ever about the organization and possess unprecedented power to spread the word when something goes wrong. Leaders must realize that the damage to the business and its reputation will be revealed more quickly and spread faster and wider than ever before — so it’s vital that they look carefully at potentially risky decisions and practices.

Duration:00:11:23

How to Manage Your Career in the Age of Uncertainty

10/1/2019
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The days of the well-planned career path are over. It is rare for a professional to stay in the same industry, let alone the same company, for the majority of their working life today. And the threat of career disruption grows only greater as the pace of digital change increases. Author and expert Whitney Johnson offers her prescription of specific steps you can take to help ensure you stay in control of your own career amid all this unpredictability.

Duration:00:11:02

How to Survive Digital Disruption

9/17/2019
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While digital disruption may seem like a technology problem, it’s really a people problem. Host Paul Michelman cuts to the chase with Jerry Kane, coauthor of the book The Technology Fallacy.

Duration:00:09:25

Presenting: Three Big Points

8/22/2019
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MIT SMR's Three Big Points is the podcast you need to stay at the top of your game as a business leader. In each episode you’ll get one new idea from the world’s leading academics, researchers, and executives delivered with three takeaways to help you put it to use in your organization. New episodes are available biweekly starting September 17.

Duration:00:02:50