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Podcasting the best business and management knowledge for your career success from Business Radio Power by the Wharton School on Sirius XM Channel 111. Follow "Wharton Business Radio Highlights" wherever you get your podcasts!

Podcasting the best business and management knowledge for your career success from Business Radio Power by the Wharton School on Sirius XM Channel 111. Follow "Wharton Business Radio Highlights" wherever you get your podcasts!
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Podcasting the best business and management knowledge for your career success from Business Radio Power by the Wharton School on Sirius XM Channel 111. Follow "Wharton Business Radio Highlights" wherever you get your podcasts!

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Episodes

NFL Season Preview with Josh Hermsmeyer

9/18/2019
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Josh Hermsmeyer, Writer for FiveThirtyEight and Founder of AirYards.com where he works on all things football analytics, joins hosts Cade Massey, Shane Jensen, Eric Bradlow, and Adi Wyner to discuss his predictions for the current NFL season and the analytics backing him up on Wharton Moneyball.

Duration:00:22:20

Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries

9/4/2019
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Safi Bahcall, pysicist and biotech entrepreneur, joins host Harbir Singh on Mastering Innovation to discuss his book “Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries”, which explores groundbreaking innovations that almost never saw the light of day!

Duration:00:18:36

A Look at the Recent Federal Interest Rate Decrease

8/28/2019
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Patrick Harker, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and a former Wharton dean, joins Mukul Pandya of Knowledge@Wharton to discuss the July 2019 decrease of the Federal Interest Rate and the current state of the US economy in this special podcast.

Duration:00:33:22

How to Build Habit-Forming Products

8/21/2019
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Nir Eyal has been dubbed "The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology" by the MIT Technology Review. Nir joins host Americus Reed to discuss his best-selling book on consumer behavior "Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products" on Marketing Matters.

Duration:00:28:56

Barometer of Fear: An Insider’s Account of Rogue Trading and the Greatest Banking Scandal in History

8/14/2019
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Alexis Stenfors joins host Dan Loney on Knowledge@Wharton to discuss how he went from being a currency trader at Merrill Lynch in London to being banned from trading after he tried to cover up huge mistakes, costing him around $456 million USD. His story is documented in his book, "Barometer of Fear: An Insider’s Account of Rogue Trading and the Greatest Banking Scandal in History." Alexis is now a lecturer at the University of Portsmouth, teaching economics and finance.

Duration:00:24:39

The Art of Deep Listening

8/7/2019
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Despite the fact that 55% of our time is spent listening, deep listening is a skill that only 2% of people really grasp. Oscar Trimboli, Professional speaker, mentor, and author, joins hosts Peter Cappelli and Greg Shea on In the Workplace to discuss his book on how we can practice and apply deep listening, and how doing so can prevent miscommunications and their effects in the workplace such as job turnover and lost sales.

Duration:00:28:13

Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats

7/31/2019
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Many security experts believe that the next world war will most likely involve cyberspace. Considering the numbers of hacks and cyber attacks we read about in the news, as well as attacks that impact critical infrastructure like hospitals and banks. All of these events carry real world impact. This activity is taking place in what the Pentagon calls “The Fifth Domain.” A new book called "The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats" looks...

Duration:00:23:16

Revolutionizing the Customer Support Industry with Helpshift

7/24/2019
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Consumers today have a strong preference for messaging as their primary mode of communication. Helpshift has designed an intelligent customer service platform around providing B2C brands with the most seamless digital messaging experience on web and mobile. Linda Crawford, CEO of Helpshift, joins host Doug Collom to discuss her leadership of Helpshift and in other prior customer-service based companies on Bay Area Ventures.

Duration:00:45:47

The Importance of Diversity in Corporate Boards

7/17/2019
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A report published by the Alliance for Board Diversity (ABD) and Deloitte, "Missing Pieces", shows that the number of women and minorities on boards at Fortune 500 companies was at an all-time high in 2018. In fact, well over half of Fortune 500 boards have reached diversity levels of at least 30 percent women and minorities on their boards. That’s progress, but the flip side is that means 70 percent of the board is made up of white males. So what can we do? Deb DeHaas, Vice Chairman and...

Duration:00:52:20

Losing the Race Against Climate Change

7/10/2019
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There is currently a race between the Earth’s rapidly warming temperature and humans discovering ways to fight and adapt to climate change. Jeremy Grantham, Chief Investment Strategist and Chairman of the Board at GMO, joins hosts Nick Ashburn and Sherryl Kuhlman to discuss his mission to help humans "win" the race against climate change, how his generous donations to various research organizations will make an impact, and why not taking this race seriously will be deadly on Dollars and...

Duration:00:28:52

How to Pay Off 4 Common Forms of Debt

7/3/2019
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Janet Alvarez, Executive Editor of Wisebread and an anchor for WHYY/ NPR, joins host Prof Kent Smetters to discuss her recent Wisebread article called “How to Pay Off These 4 Types of Debt”, including strategies for tackling credit card debt, student loans, and more on Your Money.

Duration:00:16:02

Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour - Palliative Healthcare

6/27/2019
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When people find out they have a serious illness, it’s natural that they think of doing whatever it takes to prolong their lives. But the very methods of prolonging life sometimes means more pain and suffering for the patient. Host Dan Loney talks with Dr. Sunita Puri, Medical Director of Palliative Care and Support Care Services at Keck Hospital and Norris Cancer Center at the University of Southern California, about her mission to bridge medical care for devastating diseases and providing...

Duration:00:25:09

A Look into the Food Delivery Industry

6/19/2019
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How often do you order delivery for a meal? According to data from research firm NPD Group Inc. and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, around 82 percent of meals were prepared at home last year, which is up by two percent from a decade ago. But there has also been a huge increase in people getting food delivered for meals. Now, you can get food from just about any type of restaurant and thanks to services like Grubhub, Seamless and Caviar, as well as online ordering systems, it's an option...

Duration:00:22:28

Leading Authentically

6/12/2019
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Dr. Rebecca Newton, Organizational and Social Psychologist and Senior Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science, joins hosts Mike Useem and Anne Greenhalgh to discuss her new book, "Authentic Gravitas: Who Stands Out and Why", which explains how you can be an effective leader without having to change who you are as a person on Leadership in Action.

Duration:00:51:30

Genetic Therapy with Bluebird Bio

6/5/2019
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Business Radio Special: Host Joey Zwillinger, Wharton Alum and Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Allbirds, talks with Nick Leschly, CEO of Bluebird Bio, about their mission to heal people on a genetic level with targeted gene therapy on Purpose Built. Tune in on Business Radio SiriusXM 132 and Insights SiriusXM 121 for more great content.

Duration:00:53:05

Exploring Employment Opportunities for Workers Without Bachelor's Degrees

5/29/2019
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Keith Wardrip, Community Development Research Manager at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, discusses his research on opportunity occupations — employment opportunities for those without a bachelor's degree — on Behind the Markets, hosted by Jeremy Schwartz. You can find the report here: https://www.philadelphiafed.org/-/media/community-development/publications/special-reports/identifying_opportunity_occupations/opportunity_occupations_revisited.pdf?la=en. You can check out our...

Duration:00:24:28

Wharton MBA Reunion Radio: Production Technology at Warner Bros.

5/22/2019
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Business Radio Special: Business Radio broadcasts LIVE each year from MBA Reunion Weekend at Wharton. In this special edition of Knowledge@Wharton, host Dan Loney speaks with Wharton Alum Adam Slohn, VP of Production Systems, Warner Bros. Technology, about his career journey from Wharton to Warner Bros. and how he uses innovative technology to support live action and animated films all around the world!

Duration:00:24:04

Wharton MBA Reunion Radio: From Expert Banking Advice to Climbing Everest

5/22/2019
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Business Radio Special: Business Radio broadcasts LIVE each year from MBA Reunion Weekend at Wharton. In this special edition of Women@Work, host Laura Zarrow speaks with Wharton Alum Grace Vandecruze, Founder and Managing Director at Grace Global Capital and experienced Mountaineer, about her career journey from Wharton to owning her own consulting firm and climbing 25 mountain peaks to date! Grace has also been featured in two books: "Be Happy at Work, 100 Women Who Love their Jobs and...

Duration:00:26:24

Wharton MBA Reunion Radio: Marketing Pet Food Brands

5/22/2019
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Business Radio Special: Business Radio broadcasts LIVE each year from MBA Reunion Weekend at Wharton. In this special edition of Marketing Matters, hosts Americus Reed and Barbara Kahn speak with Wharton Alum Eriko Clevenger Pope, Vice President of Global Marketing for Nestle Purina PetCare, about her career journey from Wharton to Nestle and marketing for our most loveable pets!

Duration:00:24:38

Encore Careers - Pivoting Jobs Later in Life

5/15/2019
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Marc Miller, President of Career Pivot, joins host Dr. Dawn Graham to discuss how pivoting into a new job is entirely possible in the second half of your "career life". Marc and Dr. Dawn also help live callers in this episode, who just might be in the same situation as you! Learn more about Marc and Career Pivot by visiting the Career Pivot Blog or follow Marc on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

Duration:00:46:06