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Expert advice and cutting-edge discoveries from one of the world’s leading business schools.

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Expert advice and cutting-edge discoveries from one of the world’s leading business schools.

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26 Ratings
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Loved it!

By akmurray12 - Dec 18 2015
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One of my favorites of the year!

Best Business Podcast on the market

By batyrn - Aug 30 2015
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What I like about this podcast is that it's consistently of high quality and discussions are easily digestible and highly applicable. They are brief, yet detailed and intellectually thought provoking. This is a benchmark for other top business podcasts. It would be great, if possible without sacrificing the quality of content, to have new episodes available on bi-weekly basis.

iTunes Ratings

26 Ratings
Average Ratings
20
4
2
0
0

Loved it!

By akmurray12 - Dec 18 2015
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One of my favorites of the year!

Best Business Podcast on the market

By batyrn - Aug 30 2015
Read more
What I like about this podcast is that it's consistently of high quality and discussions are easily digestible and highly applicable. They are brief, yet detailed and intellectually thought provoking. This is a benchmark for other top business podcasts. It would be great, if possible without sacrificing the quality of content, to have new episodes available on bi-weekly basis.
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The Insightful Leader

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Expert advice and cutting-edge discoveries from one of the world’s leading business schools.

Rank #1: Give Better Feedback

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Learn how to most effectively give and receive feedback in the workplace. Then an expert on marriage discusses the ways our relationships can inform our work communications.

Nov 09 2017

18mins

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Rank #2: Great Leaders Ask, "What Really Matters?"

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Harry Kraemer was CEO of Baxter International in 2001, when the company’s products were linked to a string of deaths worldwide. How did he respond? Kraemer, now a clinical professor of strategy at Kellogg, discusses how to make hard choices that align with your internal compass.

Mar 22 2019

9mins

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Rank #3: Knock Your Next Business Presentation Out of the Park

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Tim Calkins, a clinical professor of marketing and author of "How to Wash a Chicken: Mastering the Business Presentation," shares five tips that will let you conquer the business presentation.

Feb 05 2019

9mins

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Rank #4: How Music Can Change Our Mood

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Kellogg School marketing professor Derek Rucker discusses his research on power songs and how they might shape the way we behave after we listen to them. Kris Kukul, a Broadway music director and orchestrator, helps us understand how music is crafted in order to elicit an emotional reaction.

Feb 10 2018

14mins

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Rank #5: Advice on Advancing Your Career

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Here’s how to connect with headhunters, deliver with data, and ensure you don’t plateau professionally.

Oct 04 2018

18mins

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Rank #6: Improving Relationships with Colleagues

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Most of us spend a lot of time interacting with our coworkers. Being surrounded by the right teams can make long hours and challenging projects a lot more bearable. Getting along with our colleagues can make work fun. In this best-of podcast, Kellogg Insight offers advice on how to make the most of your work relationships.

Jun 11 2018

16mins

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Rank #7: Military Leadership

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What Veterans Can Bring to Your Organization: a discussion of how former soldiers make loyal employees and trustworthy CEOs. Insight talks to an Army colonel and two finance professors about the unique qualities former servicemembers bring to the corporate world.

Aug 03 2018

14mins

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Rank #8: Attract Rockstar Employees-or Develop Your Own

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A recruiter and a retired brigadier general discuss how to recruit and develop high-quality employees.

Mar 07 2018

14mins

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Rank #9: Start the New Year Motivated for Success

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This month’s Insight podcast is an encore broadcast from January 2015 that investigates how to get off to a strong start in the new year. Blake McShane, an associate professor of marketing at the Kellogg School, explains that when faced with paying off multiple debts, those who tackle the smallest debt first are more likely to succeed in paying off everything. Eli Finkel, a professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School, cautions that relying on others to reach our goals can undermine our own efforts. Miguel Brendl, an associate professor of marketing at the Kellogg School, underlines the importance of setting intermediate goals to avoid that motivational lull in the middle of longer tasks. Finally, Sunil Chopra, a professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at the Kellogg School, explains why the best possible outcome for many retailers come January is to have nothing to do.

Jan 04 2017

13mins

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Rank #10: Why Are Rankings and Listicles so Popular?

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Why marketers and journalists benefit from an understanding of how effective lists are designed and deployed.

Jul 10 2017

12mins

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Rank #11: How To Steer Your Company Through a Twitter Firestorm

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This month’s podcast provides tips for brands that want to create or manage their sound in a digital world.
What should a brand sound like? That can mean a number of things—all of which are important when attempting to engage customers. One component is a company’s audio brand. This ranges from the music used in commercials to the song playing when a CEO walks onto stage to the actual sounds that a brand’s product makes—the bleeps and blips that happen when you interact with it. Steve Milton from the audio branding company Listen discusses. And companies need to maintain their voice on social media, which can be hard to do if a brand suddenly finds itself on the wrong end of a Twitter boycott. We talk with Tim Calkins, a clinical professor of marketing at the Kellogg School, about navigating potential social media issues.

Feb 13 2017

19mins

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Rank #12: Why Do so Many People Distrust the News?

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We look into three questions: How do we know when to trust new information? What can reputable journalists do to convince their audience that they are not, in fact, fake news? And why are people particularly skeptical about institutions these days?

Aug 15 2017

16mins

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Rank #13: Revenge of the Customer Service Rep

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Waiters get mistreated. Call center operators get screamed at. But why do those tense moments sometimes escalate to sabotage? Kellogg Professor Cynthia Wang shares what she discovered—and what companies can do about it.

Mar 07 2019

9mins

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Rank #14: The Age of Entrepreneurs

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Insight offers advice for entrepreneurs on the importance of defining their startup's identity as early in their journey as possible. Then we discuss groundbreaking new research on the ages of successful entrepreneurs.

Nov 08 2018

13mins

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Rank #15: How to Maintain Your Social and Professional Connections

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Learn how the science of regret can motivate us to keep connections with friends and colleagues. Then get a practical tool for staying front-of-mind with business connections.

Oct 04 2017

14mins

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Rank #16: How the Boston Marathon Bombing Created a Rorschach Test for Perceptions of Race

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When we think people are different from us, how do we treat them? The answer to that question can sometimes be a matter of life or death. On this episode of the Kellogg Insight podcast, we hear from Prof. Nour Kteily about his research on social categorization.

Jan 17 2019

8mins

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Rank #17: Career Development

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Insight talks about mentorship and advice with two professors whose own executive careers were helped by others.

Sep 10 2018

18mins

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Rank #18: Two Surprising Ways to Predict How Supreme Court Justices Will Vote

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What can a half century of data can tell us? Northwestern Law's Tonja Jacobi and Kellogg's Jörg Spenkuch share insights from their research.

Dec 11 2018

12mins

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Rank #19: NBA Team Composition

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Insight looks to the NBA for leadership lessons on how to build a successful team, how to manage diversity, and how one NBA team has embraced data analytics to drive decision making across the organization.

Jul 11 2018

15mins

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Rank #20: How Professionals—and Entire Companies—Can Lend Expertise to Nonprofits

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Plus: Four questions to consider before becoming a social impact entrepreneur.

May 08 2018

17mins

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