FT Work & Careers

FT Work & Careers

By Financial Times

The Financial Times work and careers podcast: showcasing the latest business insights from top executives to experts

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Episodes

Leadership and the importance of purpose

In the final episode of three recorded at this year’s Global Peter Drucker Forum, the FT’s management editor Andrew Hill speaks to Jean-Dominique Senard, chief executive of Michelin, the French tyre manufacturer, and Namita Narkar, a marketing manager in the medical devices division of Abbott, the American multinational. The two discuss leadership and the importance of conviction and purpose in the grandiose surroundings of the Hofburg imperial palace in Vienna - which helps explain the echo you may hear. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/12/18·15m 1s

A CEO and serial entrepreneur on how careers evolve

In the second of three podcast episodes recorded at this year’s Global Peter Drucker Forum on management, the FT’s management editor Andrew Hill speaks to Isabelle Kocher, chief executive of Engie, and Hermann Arnold, co-founder of Haufe-umantis to exchange ideas on work and careers Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/12/18·13m 52s

Paul Polman and a leader-to-be in conversation on the future of work

In the first of three podcasts recorded at the Global Peter Drucker Forum on management, FT management editor Andrew Hill asks Paul Polman, Unilever executive, and Wasima Khan, legal lexicographer and law lecturer at The Hague University of Applied Sciences to exchange ideas on leadership. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/12/18·15m 5s

Business book podcast: how to get your proposal published

In this podcast, Andrew Hill discusses how to best bring a business book proposal to publication with Georgina Laycock, publisher for non-fiction at John Murray, Joel Rickett, deputy publisher at Ebury and Bracken Bower Prize judge, and Jonathan Conway, whose own London-based literary agency specialises in non-fiction. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/11/18·28m 10s

Business Book podcast: radical ideas for the future

Ahead of the launch of the 2018 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize, this series discusses the six shortlisted books with its authors. In this final episode, Helen Barrett, the FT’s Work & Careers editor, and FT economics commentator Martin Sandbu, talk to Jeremy Heimans, who together with Henry Timms co-wrote New Power: How it’s changing the 21st century — and why you need to know, and Annie Lowrey, author of Give People Money. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/11/18·20m 56s

Business Book podcast: Extreme enterprise

Ahead of the launch of the 2018 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize, this fifth series discusses the six shortlisted books with its authors. In this first episode, Jonathan Derbyshire, the FT’s executive opinion editor, talks to John Carreyrou, author of Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, and James Crabtree, author of The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/10/18·19m 12s

Business Book podcast: capitalism, the past, present and future

Ahead of the launch of the 2018 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize, this fifth series discusses the six shortlisted books with its authors. In this first episode, FT columnists Andrew Hill and Martin Wolf talk to Mariana Mazzucato, author of The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy, and Adrian Wooldridge, co-author (along with former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan) of Capitalism in America: A History. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/10/18·25m 11s

The Career Changers

The FT followed five people over the course of a year as they changed career in the middle of their working lives. In this final episode, Emma Jacobs hears about the challenges they have faced and their successes. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/10/18·22m 2s

Asia business schools are on an evolutionary march

There has been a shift from sending students overseas to study to offering them an MBA at home... not least in China, where the government is taking an active interest Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/09/18·14m 6s

Podcast: what I wish I had known at 18

They are at the top of their game, but they too were once just starting out. As students head to British universities in the next few weeks, we asked some of the speakers at the FT’s Weekend Festival to tell us what they wish they had known when they went to university. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/09/18·14m 12s

Meet the career changers

The FT is following five people over the course of a year as they change career in the middle of their working lives. In this fifth of five episodes, Aimee Keane meets Anthony Rondinone, a musician turned software developer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/08/18·26m 20s

How to talk about money at work

How do you know when to ask for a promotion? And what is the best way to react if you think you are being underpaid? Knowing how to talk about money at work can give you a career advantage. Join Gillian Ku, assistant professor of organisational behaviour at LBS, Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots, and Emma Humphreys, CFO at Unruly, as they talk to the FT's Isabel Berwick. This is an edited live-recording of an event the FT hosted in July. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/07/18·1h

Meet the Career Changers

The FT is following five people over the course of a year, as they change career in the middle of their working lives. In this fourth of five episodes, Emma Jacobs meets Thomas Davies, who gave up a six-figure salary at Google Cloud to set up his own business Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/07/18·28m 48s

How to switch off for summer

It's holiday time. But can you walk away from the office? Should you ignore emails, or is it wise to check in? Join author and professor of organisational behaviour André Spicer as he talks to FT writers Emma Jacobs and Andrew Hill about the best way to relax in the digital age.Produced by Patricia Nilsson and music by Jude Barrett-Hambling. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/07/18·24m 57s

Social class at work

The FT's Emma Jacobs talks to academic and author Joan Williams about her book White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America and why class in the workplace matters. As someone who has devoted most of her working life to gender issues, Professor Williams also has plenty to say on the #MeToo movement Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/06/18·31m 7s

Meet the Career Changers

The FT is following five people over the course of a year as they change career in the middle of their working lives. In this third of five episodes, Emma Jacobs meets Collette Altaparmakova, a 40-year-old former stay-at-home mum who is now a trainee corporate lawyer at Linklaters Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/06/18·29m 44s

Best practice when LBGT staff work abroad

What are the main challenges you face moving with your job as a gay person? FT journalists Emma Jacobs and Josh Spero talk to Patrick Rowe from Accenture. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/18·9m 24s

Fit Hacks talk about the London Marathon

FT journalists Laura Noonan and Patrick McGee completed their 2018 marathon in London. Isabel Berwick caught up with them on their fitness goals and what they will be doing next Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/04/18·12m 33s

Business Book podcast: the office as fiction

Ahead of the launch of the 2018 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize, this fourth series explores how to live and work better in a tech-driven age. In this sixth and final episode, Isabel Berwick, and Andrew Hill talk to Jillian Medoff about her novel This Could Hurt. The author focuses on an HR department to explore the role work plays in our lives.   Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/04/18·22m 38s

Business book podcast: 1,000 years of work

Ahead of the launch of the 2018 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize, this fourth series explores how to live and work better in a tech-driven age. In this fifth episode, Isabel Berwick, and Andrew Hill talk to Andrea Komlosy about her book Work: The Last 1,000 Years. The author explores how work and its status has evolved.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/03/18·21m 13s

How MBA students get internships

Students from five business schools participated in the annual FT MBA quiz. The Work and Careers team caught up with a few participants and asked them about the best strategy for choosing - and landing - a good internship. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/03/18·3m 29s

JFK’s long-lost speech

Sound engineers at a company called CereProc in Edinburgh have spliced together bits and pieces of John F Kennedy’s recorded speeches to recreate one of the most famous speeches that was never delivered: the 20-minute address that President Kennedy was due to have given at the Dallas Trade Mart, a few hours after he was assassinated in November 1963. Go to the FT's Work and Careers section to read Sam Leith's analysis of the oratory. Credit: The Times/Rothco/CereProc Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/03/18·21m 48s

Business book podcast: Re-engage with your job

Ahead of the launch of the 2018 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize, this fourth series explores how to live and work better in a tech-driven age. In this fourth episode, Isabel Berwick, and Helen Barrett talk to Leah Weiss about her book How We Work. According to the author even the most mundane jobs can have purpose. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/03/18·17m 16s

Find purpose at work

Columnist Emma Jacobs talks to Daniel Cable, professor at London Business School, about his new book Alive at Work. The organisational behaviour expert explains experimentation is vital to help employees feel revitalised and offset the blues of the daily grind. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/03/18·19m 24s

Business book podcast: The tyranny of metrics

Ahead of the launch of the 2018 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize in the spring, this fourth series explores how to live and work better in a tech-driven age. In the third episode, Isabel Berwick, and Michael Skapinker talk to Jerry Muller about his book The Tyranny of Metrics and how the obsession with quantifying performance is bad for business. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/03/18·23m 6s

Meet the Career Changers

The FT is following five people over the course of a year as they change career in the middle of their working lives. In this second of five episodes, Emma Jacobs meets Reny Morsch, a 51-year-old former forex trader who is now training to be a costume designer Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/02/18·28m 27s

Business book podcast: Digital detox

Ahead of the launch of the 2018 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize in the spring, this fourth series explores how to live and work better in a tech-driven age. In the second episode, Isabel Berwick, and Emma Jacobs talk to Catherine Price about her book How to Break up With Your Phone. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/02/18·22m 18s

Business book podcast: Work less to achieve more

Ahead of the launch of the 2018 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize in the spring, this fourth series explores how to live and work better in a tech-driven age. In the first episode, Isabel Berwick, Andrew Hill and Emma Jacobs talk to Morten Hansen about his new book Great at Work: How Great Performers Work Less and Achieve More Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/02/18·23m 40s

Meet the Career Changers

The FT is following five people over the course of a year as they change career in the middle of their working lives. In this first of five episodes, Emma Jacobs meets Kimberley Davenport, who is trying to adapt to self employment and working life after redundancy Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/12/17·28m 34s

How to publish a business book

How do you take your business book from proposal to publication? Find out in this bonus episode to celebrate the FT and McKinsey Bracken Bower Prize for best business book proposal of the year by a young business writer. Andrew Hill hosts a discussion with an agent, publisher, 2015's winning co-author and this year’s three finalists Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/11/17·31m 10s

Business Book Challenge: episode 6

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, the team talk to the six shortlisted writers. In this sixth episode, Andrew Hill, management editor, and Emma Jacobs, work and careers writer, hear from Ellen Pao, author of Reset, on tackling discrimination in the tech industry. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/10/17·23m 56s

Business Book Challenge: episode 5

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, the team talk to the six shortlisted writers. In this fifth episode, Isabel Berwick, assistant features editor, and Andrew Hill, management editor, hear from Andrew Lo, author of Adaptive Markets, on his hypothesis that the theory of market efficiency is not wrong but is incomplete. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/10/17·28m 34s

Business Book Challenge: episode 4

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, the team talk to the six shortlisted writers. In this fourth episode, Helen Barrett, work and careers editor, and Andrew Hill, management editor, hear from Brian Merchant, author of The One Device, which examines the secret history of the iPhone. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/10/17·27m 32s

Business Book Challenge: episode 3

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, the team talk to the six shortlisted writers. In this third episode, Helen Barrett, work and careers editor, and Andrew Hill, management editor, hear from Amy Goldstein, author of Janesville, about the impact on a Wisconsin community of General Motors’ decision to close its assembly plant Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/10/17·24m 38s

Business Book Challenge: episode 2

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, the team talk to the six shortlisted writers. In the second episode of our third series, Isabel Berwick, assistant features editor, and Andrew Hill, management editor, hear from Walter Scheidel, author of The Great Leveler, about how violent shocks decrease inequality. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/10/17·17m 15s

Business Book Challenge: episode 1

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, the team talk to the six shortlisted writers. In the first episode of our third series, Helen Barrett, work and careers editor, and Andrew Hill, management editor, hear from David Enrich, author of The Spider Network, about the Libor scandal and its central character, Tom Hayes. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/09/17·28m 11s

Business Book Challenge: episode 9

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend the top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the ninth episode of our second series, contributing editor Michael Skapinker and science commentator Anjana Ahuja, discuss Robert Hare’s Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/08/17·27m 49s

Business Book Challenge: episode 8

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend the top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the eighth episode of our second series, Work and Careers editor Helen Barrett and contributing editor Michael Skapinker discuss ‘Henry IV Part 2’ by William Shakespeare Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/07/17·27m 46s

Business Book Challenge: episode 7

To celebrate the FT's Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend the top reads to bring solace and advice in these turbulent times. In the seventh episode of our second series, FT columnist Andrew Hill and employment correspondent Sarah O'Connor join columnist and commentator Miranda Green to discuss Studs Terkel’s classic book 'Working'. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/07/17·29m 34s

Business Book Challenge: episode 6

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend the top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the sixth episode of our second series, Martin Wolf, the FT’s chief economics commentator, joins Helen Barrett and Andrew Hill to discuss ‘Between Debt and the Devil’ by Adair Turner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/06/17·34m 19s

Business Book Challenge: episode 5

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the fifth episode of our second series, Isabel Berwick, Lucy Kellaway and Andrew Hill discuss ‘Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day’ by Winifred Watson Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/06/17·19m 54s

What are the skills needed for the 21st-century workplace?

Discussing what skills today’s employees should possess to survive a career that is likely to span more than 40 years, Lucy Kellaway hosts Chris Hirst, chief executive of Havas UK and Europe, Keely Woodley, a Grant Thornton partner who leads its human capital practice, and Andrew Mullinger, the co-founder of Funding Circle Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/05/17·26m 28s

Business Book Challenge: episode 4

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend the top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the fourth episode of our second series, Helen Barrett, Miranda Green and Andrew Hill discuss ‘Station Eleven’ by Emily St John Mandel Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/05/17·32m 30s

Business Book Challenge: episode 3

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our columnists recommend the top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In episode three of the series, Tim Harford, Isabel Berwick and Helen Barrett discuss 'Designing Your Life' by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/05/17·25m 53s

Business Book Challenge: episode 2

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend the top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the second episode of our new series, Emma Jacobs and Andrew Hill discuss Brigid Shulte’s 'Overwhelmed' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/05/17·34m 37s

Business Book Challenge: episode 1

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend the top reads for bringing solace and advice in turbulent times and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In the first episode of our second series, Rana Foroohar and Andrew Hill discuss Tim Wu’s 'The Attention Merchants'. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/04/17·32m 3s

Business Book Challenge: a masterclass

Do you have a good idea for a business book? Following this year’s Bracken Bower Prize to find the best proposal from a young author, publishing industry experts and the prize finalists join FT management columnist Andrew Hill for a masterclass on how to get published Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/01/17·34m 27s

Business Book Challenge: episode 7

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode seven, Helen Barrett, the FT’s Work and Careers editor, FT columnist Andrew Hill and Isabel Berwick, assistant features editor, discuss 'The Wisdom of Crowds' with its author, James Surowiecki. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/12/16·39m 23s

Business Book Challenge - episode 6

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode six, Helen Barrett, the FT’s Work and Careers editor, and FT columnists Andrew Hill and Emma Jacobs discuss 'Sex and the Single Girl' by Helen Gurley Brown Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/12/16·34m 26s

Business Book Challenge: episode 5

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode five, Helen Barrett, the FT’s Work and Careers editor, and FT columnists Andrew Hill and Lucy Kellaway, discuss ‘The One Minute Manager’ by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/11/16·29m 58s

Business Book Challenge: episode 4

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode four, Helen Barrett, the FT’s Work and Careers editor, and Michael Skapinker, the FTs business and society columnist, discuss 'Catch 22' by Joseph Heller Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/11/16·31m 2s

Business Book Challenge: episode 3

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode three, Sarah Gordon, the FT’s business editor, and Martin Dickson, the FT’s former deputy editor, discuss 'Barbarians at the Gate' by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/10/16·32m 30s

Business Book Challenge: episode 2

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode two, John Thornhill, the FT’s innovation editor, discusses David Nasaw’s biography of Andrew Carnegie. Sarah Gordon, the FT’s business editor, pitches the next book, 'Barbarians at the Gate' by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/10/16·40m 3s

Business Book Challenge: episode 1

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In this first episode, John Thornhill, the FT’s innovation editor, chooses David Nasaw’s biography of Andrew Carnegie, while Helen Barrett, deputy Work & Careers editor, talks to management columnist Andrew Hill and the Chartered Management Institute’s chief executive, Ann Francke, about what makes a great business book. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/09/16·23m 44s

The MBA gender earnings gap

Marianne Bertrand, professor at economics at Chicago Booth School of Business, explains why women MBAs earn less than their male peers as their careers progress. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/03/09·7m 23s

Going green: advice for middle managers

Andrew Shapiro of GreenOrder, a sustainability consultancy that helped GE craft its 'Ecomagination' strategy, explains why middle managers can profit from a policy of enlightened self-interest when it comes to the environment. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/03/09·8m 42s

Harvard's advice to mothers returning to work

Harvard Business School hosts a one week course that helps mothers return to work after time out raising children. Professor Tim Butler, the course leader, offers some free career advice to those unable to afford the $5,000 fee. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/02/09·12m 42s

Doing more with less, the Chinese way

Professor Peter Williamson of the University of Cambridge's Judge business school says recession-hit western companies need to learn frugality lessons from their Chinese counterparts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/02/09·14m 51s

Will 2009's MBAs learn from today's idiocy?

The FT's Della Bradshaw analyses the top MBAs of 2009 while London Business School's Freek Vermeulen explains how the crisis in capitalism is being taught in MBA classrooms. Will today's students learn from the chaos? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/01/09·10m 14s

How to keep Generation Y motivated

What are the best ways for managers to handle the new Generation Y workforce born in the 1980s and 1990s, and stop them getting bored? Adam Jones talks to Tammy Erickson, author of 'Plugged In' about Generation Y Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/01/09·14m 24s

Getting hired after getting fired

Who's recruiting? And how can you network your way onto their payroll? Adam Jones talks to executive search specialists Samuel Johar, of Buchanan Harvey, and David Peters, of Heidrick & Struggles, as well as Paul Danos, dean of Tuck business school. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/11/08·8m 22s

Negotiating in a climate of mistrust

Turmoil in the financial and property markets has left buyers and sellers eyeing each other warily. Tim Cullen of Oxford University's Said Business School discusses negotiation strategies that can resolve the deadlock Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/10/08·13m 38s

Less thinking, more action

As recession bites and data on customers balloons, Professor Tim Calkins of the Kellogg School of Management in Illinois advises marketers to avoid 'analysis paralysis' and focus on profit. He warns that it isn't enough just to understand your customers, it's about taking action now - 'what we got to go do'. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/10/08·12m 40s

GMAT: tips on preparing for the test

Adam Jones discusses strategies for approaching the GMAT business school admission test with Dave Wilson, chief executive of GMAC, the body that sets the exam. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/07/08·10m 0s

GMAT: the Scoretop controversy

A website accused of circulating live questions from the GMAT business school admissions test has been shut down. Adam Jones discusses the crackdown with Dave Wilson, CEO of GMAC, the body that owns the test. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/07/08·8m 16s

Managing your emotions in a downturn

Baba Shiv, Professor of Marketing at Stanford Graduate School of Business, gives his tips on keeping your emotions in check during a downturn. A specialist in 'decision neuroscience', he warns managers to avoid too much negative television and says use dating strategies to make decisions quickly. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/07/08·9m 26s

Sixty years of the NHS through the eyes of one medical family

Three generations of female doctors reveal how life has changed inside the NHS since 1948 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/07/08·13m 33s

Profits and integrity

Ben Heineman, GE's former general counsel, on how in-house corporate lawyers and ceos can work together to combine financial performance and ethics, transcending their villainous stereotype in the film Michael Clayton. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/05/08·15m 59s

Tom Peters in conversation - Part 1

Part one: the venerable management guru queries the popular fascination with General Electric and Google. Smaller, duller companies - such as an Australian lawn-mowing franchise - are the bedrock of developed economies, he suggests. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/08·6m 56s

Tom Peters in conversation - Part 2

Part two: the former McKinsey consultant says your most important customers may be working next to you, then discusses the controversial legacy of In Search of Excellence, the bestseller he co-authored with Robert Waterman. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/08·9m 38s

Tom Peters in conversation - Part 3

Part three: Mr Peters suggests that some good will still come of the reckless innovation that caused the credit crunch and declares that those who watch The Apprentice to learn about management 'deserve their sorry fate'. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/08·7m 30s

Must-win battles

It's easy to have strategic priorities: lots of companies are drowning in them. The trick is to distil these goals into 3-5 'must-win battles', says Peter Killing, a professor at IMD, the Swiss business school. In an interview, he outlines ways of identifying what's essential. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/05/08·15m 43s

Pros and cons of online networking

Kevin Eyres, LinkedIn's European managing director, explains in an interview how the online networking tool's members use the site. How many contacts are needed for it to be worthwhile? Is it a replacement for traditional face-to-face networking? What about confidentiality issues? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/04/08·8m 56s

Escaping the 'either/or' trap

Roger Martin, dean of the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, says in an interview that the best business leaders avoid reducing management to a series of 'either/or' choices. Instead, the likes of Procter & Gamble's AG Lafley can blend seemingly incompatible courses of action into a very effective strategy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/03/08·8m 53s
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