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The Gallup Podcast


A podcast with Mohamed Younis, Gallup Editor-in-Chief, on what the world’s citizens think about the most pressing issues, and how leaders can use the wisdom of the people to make more informed decisions.

A podcast with Mohamed Younis, Gallup Editor-in-Chief, on what the world’s citizens think about the most pressing issues, and how leaders can use the wisdom of the people to make more informed decisions.


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A podcast with Mohamed Younis, Gallup Editor-in-Chief, on what the world’s citizens think about the most pressing issues, and how leaders can use the wisdom of the people to make more informed decisions.








Religious Faith in the Black American Community

Besheer Mohamed, senior researcher at Pew Research Center, shares findings from a new and unique report that explores the nuances of faith, politics and more in the religious lives of Black Americans, as well as Black adults’ views on the role of the Black church.


A Look at Two Hot Spots: Russia and Myanmar

In this episode, we take a closer look at recent events in Russia and Myanmar with the added context of public opinion. Julie Ray, Gallup's managing editor for World News, and RJ Reinhart, a Gallup analyst, discuss what we've learned measuring Russians' frustrations with corruption and lack of economic opportunity and how residents of Myanmar felt about personal freedoms and election security before the coup.


Remote Work: What Works and What Doesn’t

Dr. Adam Hickman, Gallup's senior workplace strategist and a remote worker himself, talks remote work strategies, isolation, wellbeing and how to stay productive as the world’s largest work-from-home experiment continues into 2021.


Black History Through the Lens of U.S. Public Opinion

As the Gallup Center on Black Voices celebrates Black History Month, analyst Justin McCarthy joins the podcast to walk us through what we can learn from Gallup’s polling during pivotal moments in U.S. history and the trends and changes in American attitudes through the decades. Explore more on Black history here:


Quantifying the Black Experience at Work

Work is central to the American identity -- a tool for advancement and a crucial factor in financial and emotional wellbeing and quality of life. But it is also an experience that can differ greatly based on race and ethnicity. Camille Lloyd, Director of the Gallup Center on Black Voices and cohost of the Cultural Competence podcast, shares the latest findings from the Gallup Center on Black Voices about Black workers’ experiences at work.


Making Up Lost Ground: Chuck Hagel on U.S. Foreign Policy

Former Secretary of Defense and U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel takes an introspective look at the U.S. after the storming of the U.S. Capitol, as well as an outward look at what a change in leadership means for the United States’ role in the world. What global relationships have suffered under the Trump administration? And where does the U.S. go from here as a new administration takes the helm during one of the most turbulent moments in American history?


Paying More for Less: The Cost of U.S. Healthcare

When it comes to healthcare relative to other wealthy countries, the U.S. ranks No. 1 in only one area: cost. Shelley Lyford, president and CEO of West Health, and Tim Lash, chief strategy officer and vice president, join the podcast to discuss why Americans pay more for less quality healthcare, and what COVID-19 reveals about healthcare for seniors and a better system for all Americans.


An Uncertain Global Order Faces a New U.S. Administration

As Inauguration Day 2021 approaches, Europe watches from afar. What does a Joe Biden presidency spell for the shifting global order? Dr. Benedikt Franke, CEO of the Munich Security Conference, joins the podcast to talk about the future of the transatlantic relationship, how global views of German leadership have evolved in recent years, and more.


The Future of Work: Flexibility, Freedom and Control

What exactly is independent work, and why is a larger portion of the overall U.S. workforce engaging in it? Miles Everson, chief executive officer of MBO Partners, joins the podcast to discuss how independent workers stay engaged, and more. What advice would he offer to those entering the workforce?


Solving Humankind’s Problems Starts With Measuring Them

What are the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? And how can measuring them help lead the world to a better, more sustainable future? The Gallup World Poll, the most comprehensive and farthest-reaching survey of the world, tracks key development measures across more than 160 countries and areas -- including on issues that are crucial to the U.N.’s SDGs, such as food insecurity, financial inclusion and safety. Andy Rzepa, a partner at Gallup, joins the podcast to discuss.


Gallup Presents Cultural Competence: A Diversity and Inclusion Podcast

“Cultural Competence” is a diversity and inclusion podcast from the Gallup Center on Black Voices, hosted by Dr. Ella Washington and Camille Lloyd. We talk to employers and employees alike about what a workplace utopia for diversity, equity and inclusion looks like and the hard work it will take for us to get there. How can employers facilitate meaningful conversations on race in America? And what are the missteps they can avoid in the process? This season, we’ll talk tokenism, pay inequity,...


Susan Brady: The Most Important Leadership Skill? Listening.

What does inclusive leadership look like? And why is it key for teams’ and organizations’ success? Susan Brady, CEO of the Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership, joins the podcast to talk about psychological safety, why employees need to feel safe speaking up at work and what she believes is the most important skill for leaders to have.


Black, Educated, Educating and Changing Education

Leaders in education are being challenged like never before amid the COVID-19 pandemic and racial strife wracking the U.S. Lynn Perry Wooten, president of Simmons University, joins the podcast to talk wellbeing and self-care, being Black on campus, the education pipeline, strengths in education and more.


Friedman: ‘Deep, Profound Division’ After the Election

As the aftermath of the 2020 election leaves U.S. politics as contentious as they were before, Gallup Research Adviser George Friedman rejoins the podcast to assess the “deep, profound division in the country” and how this moment fits into a larger, cyclical nature of economic and social crises in the U.S.


Election 2020: Gallup Takes One Final Look at the Data

With Election Day just days away, what did Gallup find in its final pre-election polling? What was Election 2020 like from the perspective of two seasoned U.S. pollsters? Lydia Saad, Gallup's director of U.S. social research, and Jeff Jones, Gallup senior editor, join the podcast to talk voter enthusiasm, the impact of early voting, top election issues and more.


How the World Perceives, Experiences Risk in Everyday Life

Gallup and Lloyd's Register Foundation have completed the first-ever global study of perceptions and experiences of risk in our daily lives: the Lloyd's Register Foundation World Risk Poll. Why is it important to understand and measure risk? Lloyd’s Register Foundation CEO and Managing Director, Professor Richard Clegg, and Director of Insight and Evidence, Sarah Cumbers, join the podcast to discuss global findings from this unprecedented research.


Stable Polls but Unpredictable Events: Harry Enten Talks 2020

Democrats, including presidential candidate Joe Biden, stand strong in the polls -- but unpredictability reigns in 2020. "We're in such a unique time that you don't know what the next week is going to bring," says Harry Enten, senior writer and analyst for CNN Politics, in this week's episode. Assessing the latest polls as well as elections past, Enten offers his take on Biden's and President Donald Trump's respective paths to 270 electoral votes. What impact will the proliferation of...


Is a Major U.S. Political Realignment on the Horizon?

What does a presidential campaign veteran make of the fast-paced events taking place as the 2020 presidential election nears? Political public opinion expert, pollster and author V. Lance Tarrance joins the podcast to discuss his long-term analysis of the trajectory of the U.S. Hispanic vote and more. Which states is he most focused on, and what does he foresee as the impact of first-time voters? Is the Republican Party changing?


Out of High School, Straight to Business: A New Career Path

The traditional college-to-career path hasn’t worked for many Americans -- and it has limited U.S. economic growth. Gallup CEO Jim Clifton joins the podcast to discuss the “straight to business” concept -- a nontraditional path to employment that identifies young Americans who are driven to build. Later, we talk with Dashon Ridley, a strategic partnerships consultant at Gallup, who discusses his straight-to-business career path.


How Western and Eastern Concepts of Wellbeing Differ

How do researchers gather diverse perceptions of wellbeing across various cultures of the world? Gallup's continued work with the Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation supports research that aims to establish more inclusive concepts of global wellbeing - and creating new metrics that can be tracked across collective and individualistic cultures alike. This week's guests include: •Dr. Tim Lomas, senior lecturer in positive psychology at the University of East London •Dr. Louise Lambert,...