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Audio interviews with industry leaders and senior faculty with exclusive insights on current topics brought to you by Knowledge@Wharton and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Audio interviews with industry leaders and senior faculty with exclusive insights on current topics brought to you by Knowledge@Wharton and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Really enjoyed the China / Tariff discussion

By Derivatives Trader - May 16 2019
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Really enjoyed the China / Tariff discussion

Most underrated podcast

By Feldman821 - Mar 23 2018
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Tons of interesting topics. I learn tons and not always just business and finance stuff.

iTunes Ratings

88 Ratings
Average Ratings
63
13
3
6
3

Really enjoyed the China / Tariff discussion

By Derivatives Trader - May 16 2019
Read more
Really enjoyed the China / Tariff discussion

Most underrated podcast

By Feldman821 - Mar 23 2018
Read more
Tons of interesting topics. I learn tons and not always just business and finance stuff.
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Knowledge@Wharton

Latest release on Feb 25, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Don’t Underestimate Generalists: They Bring Value to Your Team

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The traditional path to success has emphasized excelling in a single discipline or field rather than being a generalist. But writer David Epstein is challenging that wisdom, contending that it’s sometimes better to be a jack of all trades.

Jul 09 2019

32mins

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Rank #2: Dysfunctional Justice: What’s Wrong with the U.S. Legal System

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Litigator-turned-venture capitalist Bruce Cannon Gibney is sharply critical of the American legal system and explains in his new book why the concept of “justice for all” falls far short.

Jul 12 2019

27mins

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Rank #3: Fight to Win: How a Judo Champion Built Resilience

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Ranking judo champion Peter Paltchik exemplifies what it means to overcome adversity and push beyond limits – a lesson that is inspiring to business leaders as well as athletes.

Jul 18 2019

39mins

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Rank #4: Late Bloomers: Why Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

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Journalist and self-described late bloomer Rich Karlgaard rejects societal pressure to achieve success at an early age, saying there’s plenty of scientific evidence that many people find their talents later in life.

May 16 2019

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Rank #5: Escaping the Rat Race: Why We Are Always Running Out of Time

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Trying to balance the competing demands of work, family, finances, technology and self-care has left Americans perpetually pressed for time -- is there any way to get off the treadmill?

May 06 2019

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Rank #6: Want a Job in the Future? Be a Student for Life

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New digital technologies will destroy many jobs and also create new ones. To survive, everyone will need to keep learning, says Infosys president Ravi Kumar.

Jul 02 2019

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Rank #7: Why Automakers Are Driving for Uniform Fuel Efficiency Standards

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Having more than one fuel efficiency standard in the U.S. puts automakers in a bad position in terms of planning investments and adopting new technologies. Is there a middle ground that will work for regulators and auto companies alike?

Jun 14 2019

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Rank #8: Has the Sharing Economy Disrupted Marketing? Not Quite…

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A new paper by Wharton's Cait Lamberton offers guidance for marketers who must transform traditional practices and beliefs to fit the modern sharing economy.

Oct 31 2019

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Rank #9: How a Small Change Can Help Fix the Health Care System

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New research from Wharton's Ashley Swanson shows that preferred pharmacy networks result in a 1% decrease in Medicare Part D drug costs -- and that could add up.

Jun 25 2019

22mins

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Rank #10: Why Most Leadership Skills Are Learned

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Former Aetna CEO Ron Williams draws on his years of management experience to offer leadership advice in his new book.

Sep 11 2019

22mins

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Rank #11: Game-changer to Digital Dustbin: Why iTunes Is Shutting Down

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The demise of the once-dominant music platform is a sign that Apple, which formerly led the pack in the sector, has lost its edge.

Jun 07 2019

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Rank #12: When and How Entrepreneurs Pivot

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Wharton’s Jacqueline Kirtley studied seven early-stage firms in the energy and cleantech sector to learn how strategic changes actually play out in the startup world.

Jun 11 2019

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Rank #13: With Losses Galore, Is Uber a Good Stock Investment?

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Uber’s debut as a public company has been awkward at best, but the bigger question is how well it will fare in the long run.

May 14 2019

23mins

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Rank #14: Want to Become a Dynamic Learner? Here’s How to Do It

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A new book by University of North Carolina professor Bradley Staats outlines how to become a dynamic learner, which he says is key to staying ahead in a rapidly changing world.

Aug 02 2019

23mins

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Rank #15: Why Older Entrepreneurs Have the Edge

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Research co-authored by Wharton's Daniel Kim busts the popular myth that the most successful startups are founded by whiz kids.

Nov 12 2019

11mins

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Rank #16: How You Can Use Conflict to Build a Better Team

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In her new book, psychologist and business strategist Liane Davey extols the virtues of office conflict and explains how to use friction as a force for good.

Jun 06 2019

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Rank #17: Accidental Leaders: How Eight U.S. Vice Presidents Changed History

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A new book tells the stories of eight American vice presidents who ascended to the highest office by accident and how their leadership influenced history.

Jun 20 2019

25mins

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Rank #18: How Sustainable ETFs Let Small Investors Make A Difference

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Sustainable ETFs are on the rise and could move impact investing into the mainstream, say experts.

Jul 11 2019

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Rank #19: Untapped Opportunities: How Is Impact Investing Poised to Grow?

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Tomorrow’s generations expect sustainability goals to be integral to investing, and huge opportunities await impact investors, say experts.

Oct 28 2019

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Rank #20: Life Hacks from Marcus Aurelius: How Stoicism Can Help Us

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Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius practiced Stoicism, and author Donald Robertson notes how it could help us better manage personal and business affairs.

May 23 2019

23mins

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