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Investing 1O1 with Stephen McKeon
This episode starts with the time value of money and quickly becomes an exploration of the time value of everything. As Professor Stephen McKeon takes us from his past working at a winery, to starting a drone company, and always choosing a happy versus wealthy life, the episode bounces between balances sheets and the purpose of life--and how the basics of all those scary words like stocks, bonds, and annuities aren’t so scary. McKeon uses some wonderful examples to illustrate the concept...
Professionalism 1O1 with Molly Malone
In this guest conversation episode, Molly Malone defines professionalism as a refined sense of tenacity. She discusses the power of the B student and speaks about how to set the tone in an interview and the office. Host Troy Campbell adds some perspectives from his time as a Disney Imagineer, including how to tell your own Disney Destiny Story, and editor Alec Cowan explains how to pull off the perfect handshake. Molly Malone is a board member at the Lundquist College of Business and a...
Finance 1O1 with Al Sheen
The episode begins with a metaphor: “Finance is a grocery store.” The financial system brings things together for convenience, but just like a grocery store, there are good and rotten deals. UO professor of finance Al Sheen also brings his "modern Socrates teaching method" to the podcast and throws host Troy Campbell off by asking a few Socratic questions. Sheen also shares how his time on Wall Street eventually led him to the classroom. Editor Alec Cowan dips in with some practical advice...
Negotiations 1O1 with David Wagner
From sales, to date night, to politics--we are always negotiating. In this inaugural episode, UO professor of management David Wagner explains how this actually can be a great thing. Negotiations, he explains, are often about problem solving and discovery. We then dive into his negotiations class, which visits Starbucks and Chipotle as well as explores business hypotheticals and hardball tactics. Podcast editor Alec Cowan comes to the rescue to perform some vocabulary duty, explaining "3D...