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The Prof G Pod with Scott Galloway

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Bestselling author, professor and entrepreneur Scott Galloway combines business insight and analysis with provocative life and career advice. On Mondays, Prof G Markets breaks down what’s moving the capital markets, teaching the basics of f

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Conversation with Cal Newport — The Key to Productivity without Burnout

Cal Newport, a professor of computer science at Georgetown University and bestselling author, joins Scott to discuss productivity, the importance of work-life balance, and the disruption of AI on work. Learn more about Cal here, and his book, “Slow Productivity: The Lost Art of Accomplishment Without Burnout.” Scott opens with his thoughts on storytelling.  Algebra of Happiness: A Dad Hack.  Vote for No Mercy / No Malice in the Webby’s!  Pre-order "The Algebra of Wealth," out April 23rd Follow our podcast across socials @profgpod: Instagram Threads X Reddit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Cal Newport — The Key to Productivity without Burnout

Cal Newport, a professor of computer science at Georgetown University and bestselling author, joins Scott to discuss productivity, the importance of work-life balance, and the disruption of AI on work. Learn more about Cal here, and his book, “Slow Productivity: The Lost Art of Accomplishment Without Burnout.” Scott opens with his thoughts on storytelling.  Algebra of Happiness: A Dad Hack.  Vote for No Mercy / No Malice in the Webby’s!  Pre-order "The Algebra of Wealth," out April 23rd Follow our podcast across socials @profgpod: Instagram Threads X Reddit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

48:11

18 Apr 24

Conversation with Jared Cohen — The Macroeconomic Environment + Life After Power

Jared Cohen, the President of Global Affairs at Goldman Sachs and bestselling author of six books, joins Scott to discuss all sorts of topics including his research on past Presidents, geopolitical trends, and the global economy. Follow Jared on X, @JaredCohen.  Scott opens with his thoughts on his time as an activist investor.  Algebra of Happiness: a word on parenting.  Vote for No Mercy / No Malice in the Webby’s!  Vote for Pivot in the Webby's! Pre-order "The Algebra of Wealth," out April 23rd Follow our podcast across socials @profgpod: Instagram Threads X Reddit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Jared Cohen — The Macroeconomic Environment + Life After Power

Jared Cohen, the President of Global Affairs at Goldman Sachs and bestselling author of six books, joins Scott to discuss all sorts of topics including his research on past Presidents, geopolitical trends, and the global economy. Follow Jared on X, @JaredCohen.  Scott opens with his thoughts on his time as an activist investor.  Algebra of Happiness: a word on parenting.  Vote for No Mercy / No Malice in the Webby’s!  Vote for Pivot in the Webby's! Pre-order "The Algebra of Wealth," out April 23rd Follow our podcast across socials @profgpod: Instagram Threads X Reddit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

59:14

11 Apr 24

Conversation with Fareed Zakaria — Revolutions & Global Affairs

Fareed Zakaria, the host of CNN’s flagship international affairs show, Fareed Zakaria GPS, joins Scott to discuss his latest book, “Age of Revolutions: Progress and Backlash from 1600 to the Present.” We hear why the Industrial Revolution was the most transformative in our nation’s history, and get an update on geopolitics as a whole.  Follow Fareed on X, @FareedZakaria. Follow the podcast across socials @profgpod: Instagram Threads X Reddit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Fareed Zakaria — Revolutions & Global Affairs

Fareed Zakaria, the host of CNN’s flagship international affairs show, Fareed Zakaria GPS, joins Scott to discuss his latest book, “Age of Revolutions: Progress and Backlash from 1600 to the Present.” We hear why the Industrial Revolution was the most transformative in our nation’s history, and get an update on geopolitics as a whole.  Follow Fareed on X, @FareedZakaria. Follow the podcast across socials @profgpod: Instagram Threads X Reddit Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

53:52

4 Apr 24

Conversation with Jonathan Haidt — The Kids Are Not Alright

Jonathan Haidt, a professor of ethical leadership and bestselling author, joins Scott to discuss his latest book, “The Anxious Generation: How The Great Rewiring Of Childhood Is Causing An Epidemic Of Mental Illness.” We hear about how nations have ended up in this situation and the reforms he’s outlined for leaders and parents.  Follow Jonathan on X, @jonhaidt. Scott opens with his lesson on crisis management.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Jonathan Haidt — The Kids Are Not Alright

Jonathan Haidt, a professor of ethical leadership and bestselling author, joins Scott to discuss his latest book, “The Anxious Generation: How The Great Rewiring Of Childhood Is Causing An Epidemic Of Mental Illness.” We hear about how nations have ended up in this situation and the reforms he’s outlined for leaders and parents.  Follow Jonathan on X, @jonhaidt. Scott opens with his lesson on crisis management.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

45:20

28 Mar 24

Conversation with Verity Harding — Are We in an AI Arms Race?

Verity Harding, a globally recognized expert in AI, technology, and public policy, joins Scott to discuss her debut book, “AI Needs You: How We Can Change AI’s Future and Save Our Own.” We learn what history can teach us about the current hype cycle, and how you can best engage with this transformative technology.  Follow Verity on X, @verityharding. Scott opens with his thoughts on how we need to focus more on human interactions.  Algebra of Happiness: are you confident? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Verity Harding — Are We in an AI Arms Race?

Verity Harding, a globally recognized expert in AI, technology, and public policy, joins Scott to discuss her debut book, “AI Needs You: How We Can Change AI’s Future and Save Our Own.” We learn what history can teach us about the current hype cycle, and how you can best engage with this transformative technology.  Follow Verity on X, @verityharding. Scott opens with his thoughts on how we need to focus more on human interactions.  Algebra of Happiness: are you confident? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

53:26

21 Mar 24

Conversation with Jessica Tarlov — The State of the U.S. Presidential Election

Jessica Tarlov, a co-host on The Five, Fox’s weeknight news program, joins Scott to discuss how to think about the U.S. presidential race, specifically from a strategic perspective on both sides of the aisle. Follow Jessica on X, @JessicaTarlov.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the potential TikTok ban.  Algebra of Happiness: Scott’s ketamine trip reflections. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Jessica Tarlov — The State of the U.S. Presidential Election

Jessica Tarlov, a co-host on The Five, Fox’s weeknight news program, joins Scott to discuss how to think about the U.S. presidential race, specifically from a strategic perspective on both sides of the aisle. Follow Jessica on X, @JessicaTarlov.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the potential TikTok ban.  Algebra of Happiness: Scott’s ketamine trip reflections. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

58:48

14 Mar 24

Conversation with Arthur Brooks — The Pillars of Happiness

Arthur Brooks, a professor at Harvard University and the co-author of “Build the Life You Want: The Art and Science of Getting Happier,” joins Scott to discuss the state of happiness in the US, how to improve your own happiness, and the role religion or some other spiritual means play in one’s life.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Elon Musk and his obsession with litigation.  Algebra of Happiness: being the parent.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Arthur Brooks — The Pillars of Happiness

Arthur Brooks, a professor at Harvard University and the co-author of “Build the Life You Want: The Art and Science of Getting Happier,” joins Scott to discuss the state of happiness in the US, how to improve your own happiness, and the role religion or some other spiritual means play in one’s life.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Elon Musk and his obsession with litigation.  Algebra of Happiness: being the parent.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:00:16

7 Mar 24

Conversation with David Leonhardt — The State of the US Economy

David Leonhardt, a senior writer at The New York Times, where he writes “The Morning” newsletter, joins Scott to discuss themes from his book, “Ours Was the Shining Future: The Story of the American Dream.” We hear about the state of the US economy, investments that could fuel economic growth, and how the political parties have contributed to a decline in American prosperity.  Scott opens with his thoughts on his stock pick for 2024.  Algebra of Happiness: create a time machine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with David Leonhardt — The State of the US Economy

David Leonhardt, a senior writer at The New York Times, where he writes “The Morning” newsletter, joins Scott to discuss themes from his book, “Ours Was the Shining Future: The Story of the American Dream.” We hear about the state of the US economy, investments that could fuel economic growth, and how the political parties have contributed to a decline in American prosperity.  Scott opens with his thoughts on his stock pick for 2024.  Algebra of Happiness: create a time machine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

50:16

29 Feb 24

Conversation with Bradley Tusk — The Intersection of Capitalism, Entrepreneurship, and Politics

Bradley Tusk, a venture capitalist, political strategist, philanthropist, and writer, joins Scott to discuss the current state of venture capital, the upcoming presidential election, and his novel Obvious in Hindsight – which is a satirical look at how capitalism, politics, and entrepreneurship intersect.  Scott opens with his thoughts on concentration in the stock market, how the specific crowds out the general, and whether regulators should be going after companies for “addictive design.”  Algebra of Happiness: be there for your kids. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Bradley Tusk — The Intersection of Capitalism, Entrepreneurship, and Politics

Bradley Tusk, a venture capitalist, political strategist, philanthropist, and writer, joins Scott to discuss the current state of venture capital, the upcoming presidential election, and his novel Obvious in Hindsight – which is a satirical look at how capitalism, politics, and entrepreneurship intersect.  Scott opens with his thoughts on concentration in the stock market, how the specific crowds out the general, and whether regulators should be going after companies for “addictive design.”  Algebra of Happiness: be there for your kids. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:03:11

22 Feb 24

Conversation with Admiral James Stavridis — The State of Global Affairs

Admiral James Stavridis, a retired four-star U.S. naval officer and author of more than a dozen books, joins Scott to discuss the state of global affairs, the culture of the US’s armed forces, and how to approach national fragmentation.  Follow the Admiral on X, @stavridisj. Scott opens with his thoughts on gambling.  Algebra of Happiness: teaching your kids basic skills.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Admiral James Stavridis — The State of Global Affairs

Admiral James Stavridis, a retired four-star U.S. naval officer and author of more than a dozen books, joins Scott to discuss the state of global affairs, the culture of the US’s armed forces, and how to approach national fragmentation.  Follow the Admiral on X, @stavridisj. Scott opens with his thoughts on gambling.  Algebra of Happiness: teaching your kids basic skills.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

57:42

15 Feb 24

Conversation with Lakshmi Rengarajan — Removing the Consumer Mindset from Dating

Lakshmi Rengarajan, a leading researcher on dating and the host of the Later Dater Today podcast, joins Scott to discuss the trends around dating for both old and young people, the importance of “striving,” and how dating apps bring out the worst side of us when it comes to finding potential partners. Scott opens with his thoughts on Meta’s staggering earnings. Algebra of happiness: what shapes you? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Lakshmi Rengarajan — Removing the Consumer Mindset from Dating

Lakshmi Rengarajan, a leading researcher on dating and the host of the Later Dater Today podcast, joins Scott to discuss the trends around dating for both old and young people, the importance of “striving,” and how dating apps bring out the worst side of us when it comes to finding potential partners. Scott opens with his thoughts on Meta’s staggering earnings. Algebra of happiness: what shapes you? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47:59

8 Feb 24

Conversation with Dan Ariely — Why People Believe Irrational Things

Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, joins Scott to discuss what makes rational people believe seemingly irrational things. He also shares how we avoid certain facts when we don’t like the solution, as well as how a lack of trust in one area can spiral into others.  Follow Professor Ariely on X, @danariely. Scott opens with his thoughts on the podcast space and then discusses why tech companies are still laying people off in droves.  Algebra of Happiness: the role of parents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Dan Ariely — Why People Believe Irrational Things

Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, joins Scott to discuss what makes rational people believe seemingly irrational things. He also shares how we avoid certain facts when we don’t like the solution, as well as how a lack of trust in one area can spiral into others.  Follow Professor Ariely on X, @danariely. Scott opens with his thoughts on the podcast space and then discusses why tech companies are still laying people off in droves.  Algebra of Happiness: the role of parents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

57:59

1 Feb 24

Conversation with Andrew Boyd — State of Play: Cyber Warfare and Security

Andrew Boyd, a former CIA officer and distinguished expert in the fields of cyber operations and geopolitics, joins Scott to discuss the current cyber warfare environment. We also learn about Andrew’s background in the public sector and what it takes to be in the field of counterterrorism.  Scott opens with his thoughts on how to quit, and Netflix’s opportunity for growth. Algebra of Happiness: lessons on being a Dad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Andrew Boyd — State of Play: Cyber Warfare and Security

Andrew Boyd, a former CIA officer and distinguished expert in the fields of cyber operations and geopolitics, joins Scott to discuss the current cyber warfare environment. We also learn about Andrew’s background in the public sector and what it takes to be in the field of counterterrorism.  Scott opens with his thoughts on how to quit, and Netflix’s opportunity for growth. Algebra of Happiness: lessons on being a Dad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

48:07

25 Jan 24

Conversation with Julie Rice & Elizabeth Cutler — From SoulCycle to Peoplehood

Julie Rice and Elizabeth Cutler, the co-founders of SoulCycle, join Scott to discuss their new business, Peoplehood — a guided group conversation practice designed to help people connect. We hear about everything from the entrepreneurial journey of building SoulCycle to how they’re facilitating “relational” wellness.   Scott opens with his thoughts on the role of activist investors.  Algebra of Happiness: be more mammal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Julie Rice & Elizabeth Cutler — From SoulCycle to Peoplehood

Julie Rice and Elizabeth Cutler, the co-founders of SoulCycle, join Scott to discuss their new business, Peoplehood — a guided group conversation practice designed to help people connect. We hear about everything from the entrepreneurial journey of building SoulCycle to how they’re facilitating “relational” wellness.   Scott opens with his thoughts on the role of activist investors.  Algebra of Happiness: be more mammal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

53:29

18 Jan 24

Conversation with Ian Bremmer — 2024’s Top Geopolitical Risks

Ian Bremmer, the president and founder of the Eurasia Group, joins Scott to discuss what he believes are the year’s top geopolitical risks. These include the United States vs. itself, the Middle East on the brink, and the war in Ukraine on a path to being partitioned.  Scott opens with his thoughts on why we need to rethink affirmative action.  Algebra of Happiness: demonstrating sheer love.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Ian Bremmer — 2024’s Top Geopolitical Risks

Ian Bremmer, the president and founder of the Eurasia Group, joins Scott to discuss what he believes are the year’s top geopolitical risks. These include the United States vs. itself, the Middle East on the brink, and the war in Ukraine on a path to being partitioned.  Scott opens with his thoughts on why we need to rethink affirmative action.  Algebra of Happiness: demonstrating sheer love.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:09:17

11 Jan 24

2024 Predictions

Scott goes through what he got right vs. wrong in 2023 and then shares his predictions for 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

2024 Predictions

Scott goes through what he got right vs. wrong in 2023 and then shares his predictions for 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

46:10

4 Jan 24

Conversations in Review: AI, Geopolitics, and Lifestyle Revelations

We’ve made it to our final episode of 2023! Please enjoy as we highlight a few of the blue flame thinkers who joined us on the pod this year.  Episodes in order of guest appearances: Conversation with Mustafa Suleyman — The Proliferation of AI & the Next Wave of Technology The Promises and Perils of Neurotechnology – with Nita Farahany Behind the Scenes of SVB’s Collapse + A Vision for America — with Ro Khanna The State of Play: Markets, Economy, and Ukraine & China’s Growing Power, US Diplomacy, and Ukraine’s Counteroffensive — with Ian Bremmer Conversation with Fareed Zakaria — The Conflict in Israel and the State of Foreign Affairs Capitalism, Private Equity, and the Seven Deadly Sins — with Stephen Dubner The Psychology of Money — with Morgan Housel Conversation with Jennifer B. Wallace — What to Do About Toxic Achievement Culture How to Get Unstuck — with Adam Alter Conversation with Jennifer Cohen — Building Healthy Habits and Staying Confident Understanding AI’s Threats and Opportunities — with Mo Gawdat Masculinity, Media, and How to Citizen – with Baratunde Thurston Conversation with Simon Sinek — Finding Your Why, Feeling Stuck, and Building Strong Leaders Scott closes by thanking YOU for supporting the Prof G Pod in 2023. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversations in Review: AI, Geopolitics, and Lifestyle Revelations

We’ve made it to our final episode of 2023! Please enjoy as we highlight a few of the blue flame thinkers who joined us on the pod this year.  Episodes in order of guest appearances: Conversation with Mustafa Suleyman — The Proliferation of AI & the Next Wave of Technology The Promises and Perils of Neurotechnology – with Nita Farahany Behind the Scenes of SVB’s Collapse + A Vision for America — with Ro Khanna The State of Play: Markets, Economy, and Ukraine & China’s Growing Power, US Diplomacy, and Ukraine’s Counteroffensive — with Ian Bremmer Conversation with Fareed Zakaria — The Conflict in Israel and the State of Foreign Affairs Capitalism, Private Equity, and the Seven Deadly Sins — with Stephen Dubner The Psychology of Money — with Morgan Housel Conversation with Jennifer B. Wallace — What to Do About Toxic Achievement Culture How to Get Unstuck — with Adam Alter Conversation with Jennifer Cohen — Building Healthy Habits and Staying Confident Understanding AI’s Threats and Opportunities — with Mo Gawdat Masculinity, Media, and How to Citizen – with Baratunde Thurston Conversation with Simon Sinek — Finding Your Why, Feeling Stuck, and Building Strong Leaders Scott closes by thanking YOU for supporting the Prof G Pod in 2023. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

18:37

21 Dec 23

Conversation with Dr. Peter Attia — The Pillars of Healthspan and Longevity

Dr. Peter Attia, the founder of Early Medical and the author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller, Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity, joins Scott to discuss how to live a healthier life, specifically from a physical, cognitive, and emotional perspective.    Scott opens with his thoughts on Google losing an antitrust case, why Macy’s is up for sale, and why higher education institutions need to draw a line.  Algebra of Happiness: when not to make decisions.  P.S. You can access Scott’s free brand strategy course for mobile at profgcourse.com/pod.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Dr. Peter Attia — The Pillars of Healthspan and Longevity

Dr. Peter Attia, the founder of Early Medical and the author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller, Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity, joins Scott to discuss how to live a healthier life, specifically from a physical, cognitive, and emotional perspective.    Scott opens with his thoughts on Google losing an antitrust case, why Macy’s is up for sale, and why higher education institutions need to draw a line.  Algebra of Happiness: when not to make decisions.  P.S. You can access Scott’s free brand strategy course for mobile at profgcourse.com/pod.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:09:17

14 Dec 23

Conversation with Dan Senor — A Look at Israel’s Leadership, Response to the War, and Cultural Traditions

Dan Senor, a former White House foreign policy advisor and the bestselling author of “The Genius Of Israel: The Surprising Resilience of a Divided Nation in a Turbulent World,” joins Scott to discuss the global response we’ve seen thus far from the war in Israel.  Scott opens with his thoughts on consolidation.   Algebra of Happiness: caring for others. P.S. You can access Scott’s free brand strategy course for mobile at profgcourse.com/pod.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Dan Senor — A Look at Israel’s Leadership, Response to the War, and Cultural Traditions

Dan Senor, a former White House foreign policy advisor and the bestselling author of “The Genius Of Israel: The Surprising Resilience of a Divided Nation in a Turbulent World,” joins Scott to discuss the global response we’ve seen thus far from the war in Israel.  Scott opens with his thoughts on consolidation.   Algebra of Happiness: caring for others. P.S. You can access Scott’s free brand strategy course for mobile at profgcourse.com/pod.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

54:45

7 Dec 23

Conversation with Mike Birbiglia — On Storytelling, Mortality, and Fatherhood

Mike Birbiglia, a comedian, storyteller, director, and actor, joins Scott to discuss his approach to storytelling, and how he thinks about mortality, comedy, and fatherhood. Follow Mike on Instagram, @birbigs. His latest special, The Old Man & the Pool, is out now on Netflix.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the second-order effects that might follow the Sam Altman debacle. He also shares why he wants Shein to have a successful IPO.  Algebra of Happiness: Less is more.  P.S. You can access Scott’s free brand strategy course for mobile at profgcourse.com/pod.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Mike Birbiglia — On Storytelling, Mortality, and Fatherhood

Mike Birbiglia, a comedian, storyteller, director, and actor, joins Scott to discuss his approach to storytelling, and how he thinks about mortality, comedy, and fatherhood. Follow Mike on Instagram, @birbigs. His latest special, The Old Man & the Pool, is out now on Netflix.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the second-order effects that might follow the Sam Altman debacle. He also shares why he wants Shein to have a successful IPO.  Algebra of Happiness: Less is more.  P.S. You can access Scott’s free brand strategy course for mobile at profgcourse.com/pod.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47:36

30 Nov 23

Conversation with Morgan Housel — Behaviors that Influence our Money Decisions and Habits

Morgan Housel, a partner at The Collaborative Fund, and the bestselling author of “The Psychology of Money,” joins Scott to discuss his new book, “Same as Ever: A Guide to What Never Changes.” They get into topics including what to think about when buying a house, how to make healthier financial decisions, and the role money plays in our happiness.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the importance of the US and China’s relationship. He also discusses why thinks the new AI wearable on the market will be a thud.  Algebra of Happiness: focus on exercise.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Morgan Housel — Behaviors that Influence our Money Decisions and Habits

Morgan Housel, a partner at The Collaborative Fund, and the bestselling author of “The Psychology of Money,” joins Scott to discuss his new book, “Same as Ever: A Guide to What Never Changes.” They get into topics including what to think about when buying a house, how to make healthier financial decisions, and the role money plays in our happiness.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the importance of the US and China’s relationship. He also discusses why thinks the new AI wearable on the market will be a thud.  Algebra of Happiness: focus on exercise.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

55:12

16 Nov 23

Conversation with Congressman Dean Phillips — Raising the Foundation for Americans

Dean Phillips, a third-term Democratic Congressman from Minnesota, and now a Democratic candidate for President of the United States, joins Scott to discuss his decision to run against President Biden and the key issues he’ll be focused on throughout his campaign.  Scott opens with his thoughts on WeWork’s bankruptcy and niche AI bots.  Algebra of Happiness: demonstrate vulnerability.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Congressman Dean Phillips — Raising the Foundation for Americans

Dean Phillips, a third-term Democratic Congressman from Minnesota, and now a Democratic candidate for President of the United States, joins Scott to discuss his decision to run against President Biden and the key issues he’ll be focused on throughout his campaign.  Scott opens with his thoughts on WeWork’s bankruptcy and niche AI bots.  Algebra of Happiness: demonstrate vulnerability.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:01:25

9 Nov 23

Conversation with Adam Grant — Honing Your Potential and Building Strong Character Traits

Adam Grant, a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and bestselling author, joins Scott to discuss his latest book, “Hidden Potential: The Science of Achieving Greater Things," and more. Scott opens with his thoughts on going to the White House, Twitter’s valuation, and Meta launching a subscription service in the EU. Algebra of Happiness: fatherhood. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Adam Grant — Honing Your Potential and Building Strong Character Traits

Adam Grant, a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and bestselling author, joins Scott to discuss his latest book, “Hidden Potential: The Science of Achieving Greater Things," and more. Scott opens with his thoughts on going to the White House, Twitter’s valuation, and Meta launching a subscription service in the EU. Algebra of Happiness: fatherhood. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

58:30

2 Nov 23

Conversation with Jennifer Cohen — Building Healthy Habits and Staying Confident

Jennifer Cohen, an entrepreneur, brand strategist, author, and host of the business podcast Habits & Hustle, joins Scott to discuss the importance of being bold and resilient, how to build confidence, and adding more movement into your day. Scott opens with his thoughts on Netflix’s rise to greatness.   Algebra of Happiness: Who are you an advocate for?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Jennifer Cohen — Building Healthy Habits and Staying Confident

Jennifer Cohen, an entrepreneur, brand strategist, author, and host of the business podcast Habits & Hustle, joins Scott to discuss the importance of being bold and resilient, how to build confidence, and adding more movement into your day. Scott opens with his thoughts on Netflix’s rise to greatness.   Algebra of Happiness: Who are you an advocate for?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

46:45

26 Oct 23

Conversation with Fareed Zakaria — The Conflict in Israel and the State of Foreign Affairs

Fareed Zakaria, the host of Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN and a columnist for The Washington Post, joins Scott to break down the conflict in Israel, including the historical context that is needed to know and the implications that are to follow within the region and around the globe.  Follow Fareed on X, @FareedZakaria. Scott opens with his thoughts on what Disney should do next and the role of a corporate board. He also discusses his thoughts on the IPO market, specifically why it’s in structural decline. Algebra of Happiness: What is wellness?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Fareed Zakaria — The Conflict in Israel and the State of Foreign Affairs

Fareed Zakaria, the host of Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN and a columnist for The Washington Post, joins Scott to break down the conflict in Israel, including the historical context that is needed to know and the implications that are to follow within the region and around the globe.  Follow Fareed on X, @FareedZakaria. Scott opens with his thoughts on what Disney should do next and the role of a corporate board. He also discusses his thoughts on the IPO market, specifically why it’s in structural decline. Algebra of Happiness: What is wellness?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:05:47

12 Oct 23

Conversation with Senator Chris Murphy — Combating Loneliness, Regulating Social Media, and Understanding the Tension between Capital and Labor

Connecticut’s Senator Chris Murphy, joins Scott to discuss the politics of loneliness, as well as policy solutions to combat it. We also get his thoughts on the tension between capital and labor, fatherhood, and addressing gun violence.  Follow Senator Murphy on X and IG, @ChrisMurphyCT.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Sam Bankman-Fried and the algebra of deterrence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Senator Chris Murphy — Combating Loneliness, Regulating Social Media, and Understanding the Tension between Capital and Labor

Connecticut’s Senator Chris Murphy, joins Scott to discuss the politics of loneliness, as well as policy solutions to combat it. We also get his thoughts on the tension between capital and labor, fatherhood, and addressing gun violence.  Follow Senator Murphy on X and IG, @ChrisMurphyCT.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Sam Bankman-Fried and the algebra of deterrence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

52:31

5 Oct 23

Conversation with Ian Bremmer — Ukraine’s Counteroffensive, US-China Relations, and AI’s Geopolitical Influence

​​Ian Bremmer, the president and founder of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, joins Scott to discuss an update on Ukraine’s counteroffensive, where the US-China relationship stands, and how AI is influencing the geopolitical landscape. Follow Ian on Twitter (X), @ianbremmer.  Scott opens by discussing the end of the Writers Strike, specifically its repercussions, and how it isn’t a victory.  Algebra of Happiness: have the confidence to be affectionate. PS: The Prof G Pod has been nominated for a Signal Award for best Money & Finance pod. Vote for The Dawg here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Ian Bremmer — Ukraine’s Counteroffensive, US-China Relations, and AI’s Geopolitical Influence

​​Ian Bremmer, the president and founder of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, joins Scott to discuss an update on Ukraine’s counteroffensive, where the US-China relationship stands, and how AI is influencing the geopolitical landscape. Follow Ian on Twitter (X), @ianbremmer.  Scott opens by discussing the end of the Writers Strike, specifically its repercussions, and how it isn’t a victory.  Algebra of Happiness: have the confidence to be affectionate. PS: The Prof G Pod has been nominated for a Signal Award for best Money & Finance pod. Vote for The Dawg here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

58:20

28 Sep 23

Conversation with Raj Chetty — Driving Upward Economic Mobility

Raj Chetty, the William A. Ackman Professor of Economics at Harvard University and the Director of Opportunity Insights, joins Scott to discuss research around higher education, specifically how elite universities shape who succeeds in the US. We also hear about broader trends regarding upward economic mobility and the role a child’s environment plays in creating opportunities for growth.  Follow Prof Chetty’s work at Opportunity Insights here.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the UAW strike, specifically how it points to the need for a minimum wage that matches our nation’s productivity level. Algebra of Happiness: Lean into the 90. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Raj Chetty — Driving Upward Economic Mobility

Raj Chetty, the William A. Ackman Professor of Economics at Harvard University and the Director of Opportunity Insights, joins Scott to discuss research around higher education, specifically how elite universities shape who succeeds in the US. We also hear about broader trends regarding upward economic mobility and the role a child’s environment plays in creating opportunities for growth.  Follow Prof Chetty’s work at Opportunity Insights here.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the UAW strike, specifically how it points to the need for a minimum wage that matches our nation’s productivity level. Algebra of Happiness: Lean into the 90. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

49:45

21 Sep 23

Conversation with Mathias Döpfner — Protecting Democracy Through Trade

Mathias Döpfner, the CEO of Axel Springer, joins Scott to discuss his new book, The Trade Trap: How To Stop Doing Business with Dictators, the current geopolitical landscape, and his take on the media ecosystem.  Check out Mathias’ book here.  Scott opens by telling us what he thinks about the Google antitrust case, and gets extra heated when he talks about how young people aren’t doing as well as their parents were at their age.  Algebra of Happiness: What can you modulate? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Mathias Döpfner — Protecting Democracy Through Trade

Mathias Döpfner, the CEO of Axel Springer, joins Scott to discuss his new book, The Trade Trap: How To Stop Doing Business with Dictators, the current geopolitical landscape, and his take on the media ecosystem.  Check out Mathias’ book here.  Scott opens by telling us what he thinks about the Google antitrust case, and gets extra heated when he talks about how young people aren’t doing as well as their parents were at their age.  Algebra of Happiness: What can you modulate? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

57:20

14 Sep 23

Conversation with Mustafa Suleyman — The Proliferation of AI & the Next Wave of Technology

Mustafa Suleyman, the CEO and co-founder of Inflection AI, joins Scott to discuss his new book, The Coming Wave: Technology, Power, and the Twenty-first Century's Greatest Dilemma.” We hear what to expect in the coming years and decades as AI gets smarter, why we’re not prepared for the coming wave of technology, and how Inflection AI wants to build the next version of a personal assistant. Check out Mustafa’s book here.  Scott is officially back from vacation and he’s excited to be on the mic. He opens by telling us about his travels. And then explains why he thinks Ozempic is shaping up to be the biggest business story of the summer.  Algebra of Happiness: Friendship endures. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Mustafa Suleyman — The Proliferation of AI & the Next Wave of Technology

Mustafa Suleyman, the CEO and co-founder of Inflection AI, joins Scott to discuss his new book, The Coming Wave: Technology, Power, and the Twenty-first Century's Greatest Dilemma.” We hear what to expect in the coming years and decades as AI gets smarter, why we’re not prepared for the coming wave of technology, and how Inflection AI wants to build the next version of a personal assistant. Check out Mustafa’s book here.  Scott is officially back from vacation and he’s excited to be on the mic. He opens by telling us about his travels. And then explains why he thinks Ozempic is shaping up to be the biggest business story of the summer.  Algebra of Happiness: Friendship endures. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:06:57

7 Sep 23

Conversation with Marcus Collins — The Power Behind What We Buy, What We Do, and Who We Want to Be

Marcus Collins, the head of strategy at Wieden+Kennedy New York and a clinical assistant professor of marketing at the University of Michigan, joins Scott to discuss his new book, “FOR THE CULTURE: The Power Behind What We Buy, What We Do, and Who We Want to Be.” Follow Marcus on Twitter (X), @marctothec. P.S. Scott is on holiday, so we’ll be back with our business analysis and Algebra of Happiness in September!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Marcus Collins — The Power Behind What We Buy, What We Do, and Who We Want to Be

Marcus Collins, the head of strategy at Wieden+Kennedy New York and a clinical assistant professor of marketing at the University of Michigan, joins Scott to discuss his new book, “FOR THE CULTURE: The Power Behind What We Buy, What We Do, and Who We Want to Be.” Follow Marcus on Twitter (X), @marctothec. P.S. Scott is on holiday, so we’ll be back with our business analysis and Algebra of Happiness in September!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

25:01

31 Aug 23

Conversation with Jennifer B. Wallace — What to Do About Toxic Achievement Culture

Jennifer Breheny Wallace, an award-winning journalist and author of, “Never Enough: When Achievement Culture Becomes Toxic – and What We Can Do About It,” joins Scott to discuss solutions to toxic achievement culture, economic pressures on families, instilling a sense of ‘mattering’ in children, and how gender influences children’s sense of interdependence. Follow Jennifer on Twitter (X), @wallacejennieb.  P.S. Scott is on holiday, so we’ll be back with our business analysis and Algebra of Happiness in September!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Jennifer B. Wallace — What to Do About Toxic Achievement Culture

Jennifer Breheny Wallace, an award-winning journalist and author of, “Never Enough: When Achievement Culture Becomes Toxic – and What We Can Do About It,” joins Scott to discuss solutions to toxic achievement culture, economic pressures on families, instilling a sense of ‘mattering’ in children, and how gender influences children’s sense of interdependence. Follow Jennifer on Twitter (X), @wallacejennieb.  P.S. Scott is on holiday, so we’ll be back with our business analysis and Algebra of Happiness in September!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

44:09

24 Aug 23

Conversation with Simon Sinek — Finding Your Why, Feeling Stuck, and Building Strong Leaders

Simon Sinek, a renowned leadership expert, author, and motivational speaker, joins Scott to discuss his visionary concept of “Start With Why,” along with insights on building strong teams, leadership, feeling stuck, and finding your purpose. Simon also gets Scott to open up about a meaningful memory of his mom. Follow Simon on Twitter, @simonsinek.  P.S. Scott is on holiday, so we’ll be back with our business analysis and Algebra of Happiness in September!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Simon Sinek — Finding Your Why, Feeling Stuck, and Building Strong Leaders

Simon Sinek, a renowned leadership expert, author, and motivational speaker, joins Scott to discuss his visionary concept of “Start With Why,” along with insights on building strong teams, leadership, feeling stuck, and finding your purpose. Simon also gets Scott to open up about a meaningful memory of his mom. Follow Simon on Twitter, @simonsinek.  P.S. Scott is on holiday, so we’ll be back with our business analysis and Algebra of Happiness in September!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

46:56

17 Aug 23

Conversation with Carol Spahn — the Peace Corps and the Power of Service

Carol Spahn, the director of the Peace Corps, joins Scott to discuss the organization’s history and evolution, its adaptation after the pandemic, and the metrics they use to gauge success.  Additionally, Carol shares insights from her own service experience and highlights the transformative impact of stepping out of one’s comfort zone. Follow Carol on Twitter (X), @PeaceCorpsDir. P.S. Scott is on holiday, so we’ll be back with our business analysis and Algebra of Happiness in September!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Carol Spahn — the Peace Corps and the Power of Service

Carol Spahn, the director of the Peace Corps, joins Scott to discuss the organization’s history and evolution, its adaptation after the pandemic, and the metrics they use to gauge success.  Additionally, Carol shares insights from her own service experience and highlights the transformative impact of stepping out of one’s comfort zone. Follow Carol on Twitter (X), @PeaceCorpsDir. P.S. Scott is on holiday, so we’ll be back with our business analysis and Algebra of Happiness in September!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

32:39

10 Aug 23

Conversation with Rutger Bregman — Human Nature, Power Dynamics, and UBI

Rutger Bregman, a Dutch historian and author, joins Scott to discuss his research from his book, “Humankind: A Hopeful History.” We learn about human nature, power dynamics, and his thoughts on Universal Basic Income. Follow Rutger on Twitter, @rcbregman.  P.S. Scott is on holiday, so we’ll be back with our business analysis and Algebra of Happiness in September!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Conversation with Rutger Bregman — Human Nature, Power Dynamics, and UBI

Rutger Bregman, a Dutch historian and author, joins Scott to discuss his research from his book, “Humankind: A Hopeful History.” We learn about human nature, power dynamics, and his thoughts on Universal Basic Income. Follow Rutger on Twitter, @rcbregman.  P.S. Scott is on holiday, so we’ll be back with our business analysis and Algebra of Happiness in September!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

42:57

3 Aug 23

Private Equity’s Impact on the Economy — with Gretchen Morgenson

Gretchen Morgenson, the senior financial reporter for the NBC News Investigative Unit, and the co-author of These Are the Plunderers: How Private Equity Runs—and Wrecks America, joins Scott to discuss her thoughts on how private equity impacts parts of the economy, and why she thinks it’s problematic. Follow Gretchen on Twitter, @gmorgenson.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the latest branding failure: “bid adieu to the bird” Algebra of Happiness: are you a protector?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Private Equity’s Impact on the Economy — with Gretchen Morgenson

Gretchen Morgenson, the senior financial reporter for the NBC News Investigative Unit, and the co-author of These Are the Plunderers: How Private Equity Runs—and Wrecks America, joins Scott to discuss her thoughts on how private equity impacts parts of the economy, and why she thinks it’s problematic. Follow Gretchen on Twitter, @gmorgenson.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the latest branding failure: “bid adieu to the bird” Algebra of Happiness: are you a protector?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:00:37

27 Jul 23

Media Tumult, Masculinity, Failure, and Fatherhood — with Jake Tapper

Jake Tapper, CNN’s chief Washington correspondent and host of the weekday television news show “The Lead,” joins Scott to discuss his latest book, “All The Demons Are Here,” along with his thoughts on the current media landscape and the upcoming presidential election. We also hear about Jake’s professional successes and failures, and get his take on being a good father and partner. Follow Jake on Twitter, @jaketapper.  Scott opens by addressing a viral Washington Post essay on masculinity that featured his insights on young men and the challenges they face. Additionally, he offers recommendations for supporting and empowering that cohort – noting that compassion is not a zero-sum game. Follow the author of that essay on Twitter, @ChristineEmba. Algebra of Happiness: forgive yourself, a lot of failures aren’t your fault. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Media Tumult, Masculinity, Failure, and Fatherhood — with Jake Tapper

Jake Tapper, CNN’s chief Washington correspondent and host of the weekday television news show “The Lead,” joins Scott to discuss his latest book, “All The Demons Are Here,” along with his thoughts on the current media landscape and the upcoming presidential election. We also hear about Jake’s professional successes and failures, and get his take on being a good father and partner. Follow Jake on Twitter, @jaketapper.  Scott opens by addressing a viral Washington Post essay on masculinity that featured his insights on young men and the challenges they face. Additionally, he offers recommendations for supporting and empowering that cohort – noting that compassion is not a zero-sum game. Follow the author of that essay on Twitter, @ChristineEmba. Algebra of Happiness: forgive yourself, a lot of failures aren’t your fault. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

54:11

20 Jul 23

Understanding AI’s Threats and Opportunities — with Mo Gawdat

Mo Gawdat, the former Chief Business Officer of Google [X] and an expert on happiness, joins Scott to discuss the need to control our response to AI, how this technology is impacting society, and the four major threats he’s identified. We also hear about Mo’s transition out of tech to focus on happiness. Follow Mo on Instagram, @mo_gawdat.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Threads and has a question for Mark Zuckerberg: are you Darth Vader, or are you Anakin?  Algebra of Happiness: express love and admiration as often as you can. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Understanding AI’s Threats and Opportunities — with Mo Gawdat

Mo Gawdat, the former Chief Business Officer of Google [X] and an expert on happiness, joins Scott to discuss the need to control our response to AI, how this technology is impacting society, and the four major threats he’s identified. We also hear about Mo’s transition out of tech to focus on happiness. Follow Mo on Instagram, @mo_gawdat.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Threads and has a question for Mark Zuckerberg: are you Darth Vader, or are you Anakin?  Algebra of Happiness: express love and admiration as often as you can. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:30:00

13 Jul 23

Why we can't just blame capitalism for everything

We’re sharing an episode of The Gray Area from our friends at Vox.  The Gray Area is a philosophical take on culture, politics, and your daily life. In the episode we’re sharing with you today, host Sean Illing speaks with New York Magazine writer Eric Levitz about the viability of capitalism, and the “reform versus revolution” debate on the left. It’s a nuanced, thoughtful conversation that we think you’ll really enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Why we can't just blame capitalism for everything

We’re sharing an episode of The Gray Area from our friends at Vox.  The Gray Area is a philosophical take on culture, politics, and your daily life. In the episode we’re sharing with you today, host Sean Illing speaks with New York Magazine writer Eric Levitz about the viability of capitalism, and the “reform versus revolution” debate on the left. It’s a nuanced, thoughtful conversation that we think you’ll really enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

50:19

6 Jul 23

Interest Rates, the US Economy, and Demographic Change — with Matthew Klein

Matt Klein, the founder of The Overshoot, and the co-author of “Trade Wars Are Class Wars: How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy and Threatens International Peace,” joins Scott to discuss the macro environment and why a recession isn’t imminent. Matt also shares how to think about the demographic shifts we’ve seen across various nations. Follow Matt on Twitter, @M_C_Klein.  Scott opens by discussing the attempted mutiny in Russia, shedding light on the power dynamics and ramifications for various players on the geopolitical stage. Algebra of Happiness: are you floating?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Interest Rates, the US Economy, and Demographic Change — with Matthew Klein

Matt Klein, the founder of The Overshoot, and the co-author of “Trade Wars Are Class Wars: How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy and Threatens International Peace,” joins Scott to discuss the macro environment and why a recession isn’t imminent. Matt also shares how to think about the demographic shifts we’ve seen across various nations. Follow Matt on Twitter, @M_C_Klein.  Scott opens by discussing the attempted mutiny in Russia, shedding light on the power dynamics and ramifications for various players on the geopolitical stage. Algebra of Happiness: are you floating?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

41:27

29 Jun 23

The Economy, the Media, and Fatherhood — with Kai Ryssdal

Kai Ryssdal, the host and senior editor of Marketplace, joins Scott to discuss the state of the economy and his take on the media. We also learn how Kai approaches fatherhood and his thoughts on being a good partner. Follow Kai on Twitter, @kairyssdal.  Scott opens by discussing masculinity, his time at Cannes, and the fact that the number of billionaires in the world has increased five-fold over the past two decades.  Algebra of Happiness: are you a friend or a benefactor?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Economy, the Media, and Fatherhood — with Kai Ryssdal

Kai Ryssdal, the host and senior editor of Marketplace, joins Scott to discuss the state of the economy and his take on the media. We also learn how Kai approaches fatherhood and his thoughts on being a good partner. Follow Kai on Twitter, @kairyssdal.  Scott opens by discussing masculinity, his time at Cannes, and the fact that the number of billionaires in the world has increased five-fold over the past two decades.  Algebra of Happiness: are you a friend or a benefactor?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

52:50

22 Jun 23

China’s Growing Power, US Diplomacy, and Ukraine’s Counteroffensive — with Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer, the president and founder of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, joins Scott to discuss why China has a spy base in Cuba, where the US struggles and excels on the global stage, and what to expect now that Ukraine’s counteroffensive has begun. Follow Ian on Twitter, @ianbremmer.  Scott opens by discussing how former President Trump exudes corruption and stupidity.  Algebra of Happiness: what made you? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

China’s Growing Power, US Diplomacy, and Ukraine’s Counteroffensive — with Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer, the president and founder of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, joins Scott to discuss why China has a spy base in Cuba, where the US struggles and excels on the global stage, and what to expect now that Ukraine’s counteroffensive has begun. Follow Ian on Twitter, @ianbremmer.  Scott opens by discussing how former President Trump exudes corruption and stupidity.  Algebra of Happiness: what made you? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

56:14

15 Jun 23

How to Get Unstuck — with Adam Alter

Adam Alter, a professor of marketing and psychology at NYU, and the author of several books including his latest, “Anatomy of a Breakthrough” joins Scott to discuss what to do about feeling stuck, choosing when to explore vs exploit your career options, and why he thinks Lionel Messi is the greatest soccer player of all time. Follow Professor Alter on Twitter, @adamleealter. Scott opens by discussing why he does not think Apple’s Vision Pro product will be successful.  Algebra of Happiness: it’s never too late to right a wrong.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

How to Get Unstuck — with Adam Alter

Adam Alter, a professor of marketing and psychology at NYU, and the author of several books including his latest, “Anatomy of a Breakthrough” joins Scott to discuss what to do about feeling stuck, choosing when to explore vs exploit your career options, and why he thinks Lionel Messi is the greatest soccer player of all time. Follow Professor Alter on Twitter, @adamleealter. Scott opens by discussing why he does not think Apple’s Vision Pro product will be successful.  Algebra of Happiness: it’s never too late to right a wrong.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

54:16

8 Jun 23

Lessons & Meditations from the Stoics — with Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday, an author and media strategist, joins Scott to discuss his latest book, “The Daily Dad: 366 Meditations on Parenting, Love, and Raising Great Kids.” We hear about practicing patience, rethinking our outsized reactions, and teaching discipline. Follow Ryan on Twitter, @RyanHoliday. Scott opens by discussing Nvidia’s journey to become the next $1 trillion company. Algebra of Happiness: it’s not about you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Lessons & Meditations from the Stoics — with Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday, an author and media strategist, joins Scott to discuss his latest book, “The Daily Dad: 366 Meditations on Parenting, Love, and Raising Great Kids.” We hear about practicing patience, rethinking our outsized reactions, and teaching discipline. Follow Ryan on Twitter, @RyanHoliday. Scott opens by discussing Nvidia’s journey to become the next $1 trillion company. Algebra of Happiness: it’s not about you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

52:15

1 Jun 23

State of Play: Geopolitics, US Foreign Policy, and NATO Enlargement — with Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs, a world-renowned economics professor at Columbia University, joins Scott to discuss the state of the nation’s debt ceiling – specifically as it relates to military spending. We also hear Professor Sachs’ take on the broader geopolitical landscape, as well as the war in Ukraine. Scott opens by discussing Meta’s privacy violation fine from the GDPR as well as the firm’s potential to build a Twitter competitor.  Algebra of Happiness: switching mediums.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

State of Play: Geopolitics, US Foreign Policy, and NATO Enlargement — with Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs, a world-renowned economics professor at Columbia University, joins Scott to discuss the state of the nation’s debt ceiling – specifically as it relates to military spending. We also hear Professor Sachs’ take on the broader geopolitical landscape, as well as the war in Ukraine. Scott opens by discussing Meta’s privacy violation fine from the GDPR as well as the firm’s potential to build a Twitter competitor.  Algebra of Happiness: switching mediums.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

58:55

25 May 23

State of Banking, Media, and AI — with Andrew Ross Sorkin

Andrew Ross Sorkin shares his thoughts on the second-order effects of the banking crisis, recent media events, and AI. We also learn how Andrew is balancing work and time with his family. Follow Andrew on Twitter, @andrewrsorkin.  Scott opens by discussing Vice’s bankruptcy, and what it means for buzzy news sites. Plus, he shares his thoughts on the writers' strike. Algebra of Happiness: just listen.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

State of Banking, Media, and AI — with Andrew Ross Sorkin

Andrew Ross Sorkin shares his thoughts on the second-order effects of the banking crisis, recent media events, and AI. We also learn how Andrew is balancing work and time with his family. Follow Andrew on Twitter, @andrewrsorkin.  Scott opens by discussing Vice’s bankruptcy, and what it means for buzzy news sites. Plus, he shares his thoughts on the writers' strike. Algebra of Happiness: just listen.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

59:00

18 May 23

Airbnb’s Next Phase — with Brian Chesky

Brian Chesky, the co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, joins Scott to discuss a slew of updates, including how the firm is building a community, leveraging AI, and expanding its geographical reach. We also learn about Brian’s experiences with loneliness, and how work has impacted his relationships. Follow Brian on Twitter, @bchesky. (Disclosure: Scott invests in Airbnb). Scott opens by discussing why we need more third places.  Algebra of Happiness: get out of the house. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Airbnb’s Next Phase — with Brian Chesky

Brian Chesky, the co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, joins Scott to discuss a slew of updates, including how the firm is building a community, leveraging AI, and expanding its geographical reach. We also learn about Brian’s experiences with loneliness, and how work has impacted his relationships. Follow Brian on Twitter, @bchesky. (Disclosure: Scott invests in Airbnb). Scott opens by discussing why we need more third places.  Algebra of Happiness: get out of the house. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:05:01

11 May 23

The Loneliness Epidemic — with Dr. Vivek Murthy

Dr. Vivek Murthy, the Surgeon General of the United States, joins Scott to discuss why Americans are reporting extreme levels of loneliness, and how social isolation leads to negative health outcomes. Dr. Murthy also shares his framework to rebuild our social infrastructure. Follow Dr. Murthy on Twitter @vivek_murthy.  Scott opens by discussing why investing in distressed assets offers a great ROI. i.e. why JPMorgan would want First Republic Banks.  Algebra of Happiness: removing toxicity from masculinity.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Loneliness Epidemic — with Dr. Vivek Murthy

Dr. Vivek Murthy, the Surgeon General of the United States, joins Scott to discuss why Americans are reporting extreme levels of loneliness, and how social isolation leads to negative health outcomes. Dr. Murthy also shares his framework to rebuild our social infrastructure. Follow Dr. Murthy on Twitter @vivek_murthy.  Scott opens by discussing why investing in distressed assets offers a great ROI. i.e. why JPMorgan would want First Republic Banks.  Algebra of Happiness: removing toxicity from masculinity.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

55:37

4 May 23

Media Shakeups + Who’s Behind the Climate Crisis — with Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben, a contributing writer to The New Yorker and the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in environmental studies at Middlebury College, joins Scott to discuss the state of climate change, including the problem of burning fossil fuels and potential solutions. Follow Bill on Twitter, @billmckibben.  Scott opens by discussing the recent media shakeups at Fox News and CNN. He also shares why Ron DeSantis should have never picked a fight with Disney.  Algebra of Happiness: the joy of malls.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Media Shakeups + Who’s Behind the Climate Crisis — with Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben, a contributing writer to The New Yorker and the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in environmental studies at Middlebury College, joins Scott to discuss the state of climate change, including the problem of burning fossil fuels and potential solutions. Follow Bill on Twitter, @billmckibben.  Scott opens by discussing the recent media shakeups at Fox News and CNN. He also shares why Ron DeSantis should have never picked a fight with Disney.  Algebra of Happiness: the joy of malls.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47:59

27 Apr 23

Ten Percent Happier — with Scott Galloway

We're sharing an episode of Ten Percent Happier where Scott discusses the impact of work on mental Health, the role of luck in success, and how much is enough. Check out the Ten Percent Happier podcast here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ten Percent Happier — with Scott Galloway

We're sharing an episode of Ten Percent Happier where Scott discusses the impact of work on mental Health, the role of luck in success, and how much is enough. Check out the Ten Percent Happier podcast here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

56:27

13 Apr 23

How Chips Rule the Modern World — with Chris Miller

Chris Miller, an Associate Professor of International History at Tufts University, and the author of “Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology,” joins Scott to discuss how chips became the new oil, who the major players are, and how these tiny materials created the modern world. Plus, we learn more about China and Russia’s unique relationship.  Scott opens by discussing Twitter, Q1 2023 results, and why he does not think we should pause AI developments.  Algebra of Happiness: just book it.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

How Chips Rule the Modern World — with Chris Miller

Chris Miller, an Associate Professor of International History at Tufts University, and the author of “Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology,” joins Scott to discuss how chips became the new oil, who the major players are, and how these tiny materials created the modern world. Plus, we learn more about China and Russia’s unique relationship.  Scott opens by discussing Twitter, Q1 2023 results, and why he does not think we should pause AI developments.  Algebra of Happiness: just book it.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

49:07

6 Apr 23

Behind the Scenes of SVB’s Collapse + A Vision for America — with Ro Khanna

Representative Ro Khanna joins Scott to discuss several topics including TikTok, SVB, and his agendas for a “new economic patriotism.” Follow Ro on Twitter @RepRoKhanna. Scott opens by discussing why distressed assets are a great buy, Twitter’s $20 billion valuation, and why Alibaba splitting into six separate businesses is a smart move for shareholders.  Algebra of Happiness: everyone needs applause. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Behind the Scenes of SVB’s Collapse + A Vision for America — with Ro Khanna

Representative Ro Khanna joins Scott to discuss several topics including TikTok, SVB, and his agendas for a “new economic patriotism.” Follow Ro on Twitter @RepRoKhanna. Scott opens by discussing why distressed assets are a great buy, Twitter’s $20 billion valuation, and why Alibaba splitting into six separate businesses is a smart move for shareholders.  Algebra of Happiness: everyone needs applause. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

54:03

30 Mar 23

Designing Your Life & Finding Your Talent — with Bill Burnett

Bill Burnett, the co-author of the New York Times best-seller, “Designing Your Life,” and the Co-Director of the Life Design Lab at Stanford University, joins Scott to discuss the attributes of “design thinking,” understanding your talent, and what to do when you feel stuck. Scott opens by bringing on Robert Armstrong, the FT’s US financial commentator to discuss the latest around Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse. Follow Robert on Twitter, @rbrtrmstrng. For more of Prof G’s thoughts on SVB’s fallout, check out our special Markets episode.  Algebra of Happiness: nothing is ever as good or as bad as it seems.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Designing Your Life & Finding Your Talent — with Bill Burnett

Bill Burnett, the co-author of the New York Times best-seller, “Designing Your Life,” and the Co-Director of the Life Design Lab at Stanford University, joins Scott to discuss the attributes of “design thinking,” understanding your talent, and what to do when you feel stuck. Scott opens by bringing on Robert Armstrong, the FT’s US financial commentator to discuss the latest around Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse. Follow Robert on Twitter, @rbrtrmstrng. For more of Prof G’s thoughts on SVB’s fallout, check out our special Markets episode.  Algebra of Happiness: nothing is ever as good or as bad as it seems.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47:29

16 Mar 23

The Promises and Perils of Neurotechnology – with Nita Farahany

Nita Farahany, a professor of law at Duke University and the author of “The Battle for Your Brain: Defending the Right to Think Freely in the Age of Neurotechnology,” joins Scott to discuss the threat to our privacy and freedom of thought, and the future of neurotechnology. Follow Nita on Twitter, @NitaFarahany. Scott opens by discussing the Biden Administration’s announcement that chip manufacturers that access $150M+ funding from the CHIPS Act must provide childcare. He then shares his thoughts on the bipartisan effort to take action against TikTok.  Algebra of Happiness: expressing love. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Promises and Perils of Neurotechnology – with Nita Farahany

Nita Farahany, a professor of law at Duke University and the author of “The Battle for Your Brain: Defending the Right to Think Freely in the Age of Neurotechnology,” joins Scott to discuss the threat to our privacy and freedom of thought, and the future of neurotechnology. Follow Nita on Twitter, @NitaFarahany. Scott opens by discussing the Biden Administration’s announcement that chip manufacturers that access $150M+ funding from the CHIPS Act must provide childcare. He then shares his thoughts on the bipartisan effort to take action against TikTok.  Algebra of Happiness: expressing love. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

58:14

9 Mar 23

The State of Play: Markets, Economy, and Ukraine

Liz Ann Sonders, the Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, joins Scott to discuss the state of the markets including several mixed signals she’s paying attention to, signs of a recession, and what investors should be thinking about. Follow Liz Ann on Twitter, @LizAnnSonders. We open the show by bringing on Ian Bremmer to discuss the state of the war in Ukraine – roughly one year after Russia’s invasion began.  Algebra of Happiness: the best revenge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The State of Play: Markets, Economy, and Ukraine

Liz Ann Sonders, the Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab, joins Scott to discuss the state of the markets including several mixed signals she’s paying attention to, signs of a recession, and what investors should be thinking about. Follow Liz Ann on Twitter, @LizAnnSonders. We open the show by bringing on Ian Bremmer to discuss the state of the war in Ukraine – roughly one year after Russia’s invasion began.  Algebra of Happiness: the best revenge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

53:06

2 Mar 23

The Psychology of Money — with Morgan Housel

Morgan Housel, a partner at The Collaborative Fund, and author of “The Psychology of Money,” joins Scott to discuss the behaviors to consider when it comes to building wealth and the importance of earning, saving, and investing. Follow Morgan on Twitter, @morganhousel. Scott opens with his thoughts on Meta’s move to subscription + our society’s problem with ageism and sexism.  Algebra of Happiness: know how to de-escalate a situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Psychology of Money — with Morgan Housel

Morgan Housel, a partner at The Collaborative Fund, and author of “The Psychology of Money,” joins Scott to discuss the behaviors to consider when it comes to building wealth and the importance of earning, saving, and investing. Follow Morgan on Twitter, @morganhousel. Scott opens with his thoughts on Meta’s move to subscription + our society’s problem with ageism and sexism.  Algebra of Happiness: know how to de-escalate a situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:03:30

23 Feb 23

The Future of Work Part 1: Get to HQ

Today, we’re kicking off a special 3-part series answering your questions around the future of work. Peter Cappelli, the George W. Taylor professor of management at the Wharton School and author of “The Future of the Office,” joins Scott to discuss what HQ looks like in a post-pandemic world.  After our conversation with Professor Capelli, Scott gives advice on seeking opportunities to get to HQ in a remote working environment. He then discusses converting unused office space into residential buildings, and ends with his thoughts on the gig economy.  Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Future of Work Part 1: Get to HQ

Today, we’re kicking off a special 3-part series answering your questions around the future of work. Peter Cappelli, the George W. Taylor professor of management at the Wharton School and author of “The Future of the Office,” joins Scott to discuss what HQ looks like in a post-pandemic world.  After our conversation with Professor Capelli, Scott gives advice on seeking opportunities to get to HQ in a remote working environment. He then discusses converting unused office space into residential buildings, and ends with his thoughts on the gig economy.  Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

25:49

22 Feb 23

Office Hours: The Kroger-Albertsons Merger, An Argument Against Seed-Stage Investing, and Taking Advantage of the “Silver Tsunami”

Scott discusses his thoughts on the Kroger-Albertsons merger and explains what needs to be done to restore dignity to work. He then advises against using a young family’s nest egg for seed-stage investing, and wraps up with his insight on the “Silver Tsunami.”  Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: The Kroger-Albertsons Merger, An Argument Against Seed-Stage Investing, and Taking Advantage of the “Silver Tsunami”

Scott discusses his thoughts on the Kroger-Albertsons merger and explains what needs to be done to restore dignity to work. He then advises against using a young family’s nest egg for seed-stage investing, and wraps up with his insight on the “Silver Tsunami.”  Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

21:46

15 Feb 23

State of Play: Real Estate Markets and Investing — with Dave Meyer

Dave Meyer, the VP of Data and Analytics at BiggerPockets, joins Scott to discuss the state of play of US residential and commercial real estate, how to think about investing in various real estate markets, and his predictions for the year ahead. Follow Dave on Instagram @thedatadeli. Scott opens with his thoughts on population decline, and how our nation needs to make it more appealing and affordable for people to have children.  Algebra of Happiness: check in with your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

State of Play: Real Estate Markets and Investing — with Dave Meyer

Dave Meyer, the VP of Data and Analytics at BiggerPockets, joins Scott to discuss the state of play of US residential and commercial real estate, how to think about investing in various real estate markets, and his predictions for the year ahead. Follow Dave on Instagram @thedatadeli. Scott opens with his thoughts on population decline, and how our nation needs to make it more appealing and affordable for people to have children.  Algebra of Happiness: check in with your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

43:23

9 Feb 23

Office Hours: Leveraging AI, Joining a Family Business Board Position, Do I Sacrifice My Dream for the Person I Love?

Scott discusses how AI is revolutionizing the beauty industry and then gives insight to a listener who’s been asked to join their family business’s board of directors. He wraps up with advice on making a move abroad that might end a relationship. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Leveraging AI, Joining a Family Business Board Position, Do I Sacrifice My Dream for the Person I Love?

Scott discusses how AI is revolutionizing the beauty industry and then gives insight to a listener who’s been asked to join their family business’s board of directors. He wraps up with advice on making a move abroad that might end a relationship. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

15:29

8 Feb 23

Office Hours: Recessionary Signals, Investing Advice, And Dealing With a Toxic Work Environment

Scott discusses what the increasing layoffs and reductions in force (RIFs) actually mean for our economy. He then gives insight on how to build economic stability through your investments, and ends with advice to a young professional dealing with a toxic work environment. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Recessionary Signals, Investing Advice, And Dealing With a Toxic Work Environment

Scott discusses what the increasing layoffs and reductions in force (RIFs) actually mean for our economy. He then gives insight on how to build economic stability through your investments, and ends with advice to a young professional dealing with a toxic work environment. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

18:23

1 Feb 23

Antitrust in the Age of Monopolies — with Tim Wu

Tim Wu, a professor of law at Columbia University and a former leading member of President Biden’s antitrust committee, joins Scott to discuss the state of antitrust regulation as well as his decision to leave his position at the White House. Follow Tim on Twitter, @superwuster.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the recent lawsuits against popular AI art generators. He then shares his opinion on CO-CEOS. Algebra of Happiness: give yourself license to be down. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Antitrust in the Age of Monopolies — with Tim Wu

Tim Wu, a professor of law at Columbia University and a former leading member of President Biden’s antitrust committee, joins Scott to discuss the state of antitrust regulation as well as his decision to leave his position at the White House. Follow Tim on Twitter, @superwuster.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the recent lawsuits against popular AI art generators. He then shares his opinion on CO-CEOS. Algebra of Happiness: give yourself license to be down. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

50:02

26 Jan 23

Office Hours: Revenue Per Employee, Should I Move Production to Mexico? And Advice to an Early Career 23-year-old

Scott answers a question about using metrics like revenue per employee (RPE) to measure the success of a business. He then shares his thoughts with a luxury furniture designer about moving production to Mexico, and ends with advice on prioritizing career opportunities in your 20s. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Revenue Per Employee, Should I Move Production to Mexico? And Advice to an Early Career 23-year-old

Scott answers a question about using metrics like revenue per employee (RPE) to measure the success of a business. He then shares his thoughts with a luxury furniture designer about moving production to Mexico, and ends with advice on prioritizing career opportunities in your 20s. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

18:21

25 Jan 23

The AI Hype Cycle — with Gary Marcus

Gary Marcus, a professor emeritus of psychology and neural science at NYU and the author of “Rebooting AI,” joins Scott to discuss artificial intelligence including the overall hype cycle, ChatGPT, and useful applications. Follow Gary on Twitter, @GaryMarcus. Scott opens with his thoughts on CEO pay, specifically Tim Cook’s pay cut. He then wraps up by discussing a recent partnership between Walmart and Salesforce. Algebra of Happiness: your body is an instrument, not an ornament.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The AI Hype Cycle — with Gary Marcus

Gary Marcus, a professor emeritus of psychology and neural science at NYU and the author of “Rebooting AI,” joins Scott to discuss artificial intelligence including the overall hype cycle, ChatGPT, and useful applications. Follow Gary on Twitter, @GaryMarcus. Scott opens with his thoughts on CEO pay, specifically Tim Cook’s pay cut. He then wraps up by discussing a recent partnership between Walmart and Salesforce. Algebra of Happiness: your body is an instrument, not an ornament.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

45:53

19 Jan 23

Office Hours: Crisis Management 101, Ad-Supported Streaming Tiers, and Achieving Economic Security

Scott answers a question regarding Southwest Airlines’ epic failure over the holidays and explains the three things a company should consider when dealing with a crisis. He also answers a question about Hulu and the other streamers offering ad tiers, and wraps by offering advice on deciding when you’ve reached economic security.  Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Crisis Management 101, Ad-Supported Streaming Tiers, and Achieving Economic Security

Scott answers a question regarding Southwest Airlines’ epic failure over the holidays and explains the three things a company should consider when dealing with a crisis. He also answers a question about Hulu and the other streamers offering ad tiers, and wraps by offering advice on deciding when you’ve reached economic security.  Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

19:36

18 Jan 23

The Top Geopolitical Risks of 2023 — with Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer, the founder and president of Eurasia Group, returns to the pod to discuss what we should be paying attention to regarding international affairs, world development, and geopolitical threats. Follow Ian on Twitter, @ianbremmer.  Scott is happy to be back on the mic after a long holiday and discusses his travels, the latest tech layoffs, and the strong labor market.  Algebra of Happiness: slow down Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Top Geopolitical Risks of 2023 — with Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer, the founder and president of Eurasia Group, returns to the pod to discuss what we should be paying attention to regarding international affairs, world development, and geopolitical threats. Follow Ian on Twitter, @ianbremmer.  Scott is happy to be back on the mic after a long holiday and discusses his travels, the latest tech layoffs, and the strong labor market.  Algebra of Happiness: slow down Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

59:17

12 Jan 23

Understanding America’s Prison Problem – With Bill Keller

In place of Office Hours this week, we’re bringing you our conversation with Bill Keller, the author of What’s Prison For, the former executive editor of The New York Times, and the founding editor of The Marshall Project. Bill joins Scott to discuss prison reform, the role race plays in incarceration, and what most of us don’t know about the prison system. You can find him on Twitter @billkellernyc. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Understanding America’s Prison Problem – With Bill Keller

In place of Office Hours this week, we’re bringing you our conversation with Bill Keller, the author of What’s Prison For, the former executive editor of The New York Times, and the founding editor of The Marshall Project. Bill joins Scott to discuss prison reform, the role race plays in incarceration, and what most of us don’t know about the prison system. You can find him on Twitter @billkellernyc. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

17:09

11 Jan 23

2023 Predictions Part II

We hear part two of Scott's 2023 Predictions Livestream. Plus, we hear predictions from several blue-flame thinkers on the global economy, healthcare, cities, and the financial markets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

2023 Predictions Part II

We hear part two of Scott's 2023 Predictions Livestream. Plus, we hear predictions from several blue-flame thinkers on the global economy, healthcare, cities, and the financial markets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

38:54

5 Jan 23

Office Hours: Prof G's Best Advice

For our first Office Hours episode of the new year, we’re highlighting Scott’s most helpful advice. We hope this helps you start 2023 on the right foot. Enjoy! Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Prof G's Best Advice

For our first Office Hours episode of the new year, we’re highlighting Scott’s most helpful advice. We hope this helps you start 2023 on the right foot. Enjoy! Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

19:06

4 Jan 23

The Blue Flame Thinkers of The Prof G Pod

Today, we’re recapping some of the best insights from the Prof G Pod’s Conversations in 2022.  Episodes in order of appearance: Super Fast Delivery – with Ralf Wenzel (CEO of JOKR). The Making of Silicon Valley – with Margaret O’Mara (Professor at Washington University). The Streaming Wars – with James Andrew Miller (Investigative Journalist). Economic Cycles, Investing in Education and Working through Grief with Ray Dalio (Investor). Startups vs. Big Corporations, Regulating Monolopies, and Tech Folly – with Noam Bardin (CEO of Post News). The Frothy Real Estate Market – with Abbey Wimemo and Samir Goel (Co-founders of Esusu). How Money Laundering Took Over London – with Oliver Bullough (Journalist and Author). Inside Davos + Understanding the Geopolitical Recession – with Ian Bremmer (Professor at NYU.) Your Mind on Psychedelics – with Michael Pollan (Professor at UC Berkeley School of Journalism.) China’s Surveillance State – with Liza Lin and Josh Chin (Wall Street Journal Reporters.) Rewriting the Rules of Capitalism – with Mariana Mazzucato (Professor at University College London.) Future of Cities, Work, and Office Space with – Dror Proleg (Economic Historian). Failing Young Men – with Richard Reeves (Senior Fellow at Brookings Institute). Scott opens by thanking YOU for supporting Prof G Pod in 2022. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Blue Flame Thinkers of The Prof G Pod

Today, we’re recapping some of the best insights from the Prof G Pod’s Conversations in 2022.  Episodes in order of appearance: Super Fast Delivery – with Ralf Wenzel (CEO of JOKR). The Making of Silicon Valley – with Margaret O’Mara (Professor at Washington University). The Streaming Wars – with James Andrew Miller (Investigative Journalist). Economic Cycles, Investing in Education and Working through Grief with Ray Dalio (Investor). Startups vs. Big Corporations, Regulating Monolopies, and Tech Folly – with Noam Bardin (CEO of Post News). The Frothy Real Estate Market – with Abbey Wimemo and Samir Goel (Co-founders of Esusu). How Money Laundering Took Over London – with Oliver Bullough (Journalist and Author). Inside Davos + Understanding the Geopolitical Recession – with Ian Bremmer (Professor at NYU.) Your Mind on Psychedelics – with Michael Pollan (Professor at UC Berkeley School of Journalism.) China’s Surveillance State – with Liza Lin and Josh Chin (Wall Street Journal Reporters.) Rewriting the Rules of Capitalism – with Mariana Mazzucato (Professor at University College London.) Future of Cities, Work, and Office Space with – Dror Proleg (Economic Historian). Failing Young Men – with Richard Reeves (Senior Fellow at Brookings Institute). Scott opens by thanking YOU for supporting Prof G Pod in 2022. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

41:29

28 Dec 22

How Media Companies Are Staying Relevant + What Makes a Great CEO – With Alan Murray

In place of Office Hours this week, we’re sharing our interview with the CEO of Fortune Media, Alan Murray. Alan discusses stakeholder capitalism, what makes a successful CEO, and the evolving digital media landscape. Follow Alan on Twitter, @alansmurray. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

How Media Companies Are Staying Relevant + What Makes a Great CEO – With Alan Murray

In place of Office Hours this week, we’re sharing our interview with the CEO of Fortune Media, Alan Murray. Alan discusses stakeholder capitalism, what makes a successful CEO, and the evolving digital media landscape. Follow Alan on Twitter, @alansmurray. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

24:44

21 Dec 22

The State of the Global Automobile Market – with Jim Rowan, CEO of Volvo

Jim Rowan, the CEO of Volvo, joins Scott to discuss the state of play in the global automobile market including the rise of electric vehicles, disruptions to the traditional automakers, and the winners and losers in the space.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Facebook threatening to remove news from its US platform as well as a poor branding decision by Warner Bros Discovery.  Algebra of Happiness: reach out to someone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The State of the Global Automobile Market – with Jim Rowan, CEO of Volvo

Jim Rowan, the CEO of Volvo, joins Scott to discuss the state of play in the global automobile market including the rise of electric vehicles, disruptions to the traditional automakers, and the winners and losers in the space.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Facebook threatening to remove news from its US platform as well as a poor branding decision by Warner Bros Discovery.  Algebra of Happiness: reach out to someone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

44:56

15 Dec 22

Office Hours: Google and Antitrust Legislation, Should I Go To Law School or Follow My Passion? Moving for a Dream Job

Scott takes a question about antitrust lawsuits and Google. He then shares his thoughts with a journalism student questioning whether they should go to law school, and ends with advice on prioritizing career opportunities. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Google and Antitrust Legislation, Should I Go To Law School or Follow My Passion? Moving for a Dream Job

Scott takes a question about antitrust lawsuits and Google. He then shares his thoughts with a journalism student questioning whether they should go to law school, and ends with advice on prioritizing career opportunities. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

16:37

14 Dec 22

State of Play: Inflation, Recession Signals, and the Housing Market — with Mark Zandi

Mark Zandi, the chief economist of Moody’s Analytics joins to discuss the economy, including geopolitical uncertainty, the housing market, and why he’s not all that concerned about a possible recession. Follow Mark on Twitter, @Markzandi. Scott opens with his thoughts on investing in Chinese stocks.  Algebra of Happiness: Communicating with your elderly parent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

State of Play: Inflation, Recession Signals, and the Housing Market — with Mark Zandi

Mark Zandi, the chief economist of Moody’s Analytics joins to discuss the economy, including geopolitical uncertainty, the housing market, and why he’s not all that concerned about a possible recession. Follow Mark on Twitter, @Markzandi. Scott opens with his thoughts on investing in Chinese stocks.  Algebra of Happiness: Communicating with your elderly parent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

41:43

8 Dec 22

Office Hours: Online Sales for EVs, Should I Take A Voluntary Severance Package? And Unconditional Love

Scott takes a question about e-commerce for electric vehicles. He then offers advice about taking severance before you’ve officially been laid off and ends with some reflections on unconditional love. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Online Sales for EVs, Should I Take A Voluntary Severance Package? And Unconditional Love

Scott takes a question about e-commerce for electric vehicles. He then offers advice about taking severance before you’ve officially been laid off and ends with some reflections on unconditional love. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

17:40

7 Dec 22

Tech Valuations and The State of The Market — with Aswath Damodaran

Aswath Damodaran, a professor of finance at NYU Stern, joins Scott to discuss Twitter and Meta, his outlook on the economy and valuations. He also shares his thoughts on the state of the crypto market. Follow Aswath on Twitter, @AswathDamodaran. Scott opens with his thoughts on zero-covid policies in China, Twitter and the rage machine, as well as what he’s watching on TV right now. Algebra of Happiness: Freudenfreude Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Tech Valuations and The State of The Market — with Aswath Damodaran

Aswath Damodaran, a professor of finance at NYU Stern, joins Scott to discuss Twitter and Meta, his outlook on the economy and valuations. He also shares his thoughts on the state of the crypto market. Follow Aswath on Twitter, @AswathDamodaran. Scott opens with his thoughts on zero-covid policies in China, Twitter and the rage machine, as well as what he’s watching on TV right now. Algebra of Happiness: Freudenfreude Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:00:19

1 Dec 22

Office Hours: Financial Growth vs Sustainability, What Should I Do About My Son Joining OnlyFans? And Advice for a New Father in a Demanding Job

Scott takes a question about whether the Degrowth Movement stands a chance. He then offers guidance to a mother in a tough position and finishes by sharing his wisdom on work-life balance. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Financial Growth vs Sustainability, What Should I Do About My Son Joining OnlyFans? And Advice for a New Father in a Demanding Job

Scott takes a question about whether the Degrowth Movement stands a chance. He then offers guidance to a mother in a tough position and finishes by sharing his wisdom on work-life balance. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

16:09

30 Nov 22

Office Hours: Apple Stock and China. Should Young People Pursue a Career in Sales? And How to Bounce Back After Layoffs

Scott takes a question about tensions between China and Taiwan and the potential impact on Apple stock. He then shares his thoughts on a career in sales and finishes with a pep talk to a listener who was recently laid off.  Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Apple Stock and China. Should Young People Pursue a Career in Sales? And How to Bounce Back After Layoffs

Scott takes a question about tensions between China and Taiwan and the potential impact on Apple stock. He then shares his thoughts on a career in sales and finishes with a pep talk to a listener who was recently laid off.  Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14:21

23 Nov 22

Money and Power in the World of Soccer — with Rory Smith

Rory Smith, the chief soccer correspondent of The New York Times and author of the new book, Expected Goals: The Story of how Data Conquered Football and Changed the Game Forever, joins Scott to discuss the state of play in professional soccer and what to expect during the upcoming World Cup. Follow Rory on Twitter, @RorySmith. Scott opens with his thoughts on Walgreens moving further into the healthcare space, as well as Gap's decision to start selling on Amazon’s marketplace.  Algebra of Happiness: respect our institutions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Money and Power in the World of Soccer — with Rory Smith

Rory Smith, the chief soccer correspondent of The New York Times and author of the new book, Expected Goals: The Story of how Data Conquered Football and Changed the Game Forever, joins Scott to discuss the state of play in professional soccer and what to expect during the upcoming World Cup. Follow Rory on Twitter, @RorySmith. Scott opens with his thoughts on Walgreens moving further into the healthcare space, as well as Gap's decision to start selling on Amazon’s marketplace.  Algebra of Happiness: respect our institutions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

45:02

17 Nov 22

Office Hours: Will Boom Supersonic Planes Live Up to the Hype? Buying Amazon Stock and Taking a Gap Year Before College

Scott takes a question about the future of Boom Supersonic. He then shares his thoughts on owning Amazon stock and offers suggestions on how to best take advantage of a gap year before college. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Will Boom Supersonic Planes Live Up to the Hype? Buying Amazon Stock and Taking a Gap Year Before College

Scott takes a question about the future of Boom Supersonic. He then shares his thoughts on owning Amazon stock and offers suggestions on how to best take advantage of a gap year before college. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

16:25

16 Nov 22

Being a Better Manager & Understanding the Past — with Dolly Chugh

Dolly Chugh, a social psychologist and management professor at the NYU Stern School of Business, and author of the new book, A More Just Future: Psychological Tools for Reckoning with Our Past and Driving Social Change, joins Scott to discuss what makes a good manager, her thoughts on cancel culture, and working in higher education. Follow Dolly on Twitter, @DollyChugh, and check out her newsletter, Dear Good People.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the recent layoffs in the tech sector, as well as the latest on Elon Musk and Twitter (what a shocker).  Algebra of Happiness: Step up to the plate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Being a Better Manager & Understanding the Past — with Dolly Chugh

Dolly Chugh, a social psychologist and management professor at the NYU Stern School of Business, and author of the new book, A More Just Future: Psychological Tools for Reckoning with Our Past and Driving Social Change, joins Scott to discuss what makes a good manager, her thoughts on cancel culture, and working in higher education. Follow Dolly on Twitter, @DollyChugh, and check out her newsletter, Dear Good People.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the recent layoffs in the tech sector, as well as the latest on Elon Musk and Twitter (what a shocker).  Algebra of Happiness: Step up to the plate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

48:49

10 Nov 22

Office Hours: Does a Board Actually Add Value? Making Recruiting More Equitable, and Work/Life Balance Early in Your Career

Scott takes a question about the value of a board of directors. He then suggests ways to make corporate recruiting less elitist and shares his experience balancing his ambition and personal life. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Does a Board Actually Add Value? Making Recruiting More Equitable, and Work/Life Balance Early in Your Career

Scott takes a question about the value of a board of directors. He then suggests ways to make corporate recruiting less elitist and shares his experience balancing his ambition and personal life. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

16:41

9 Nov 22

Ending the Two-Party Political System — with Katherine Gehl

Katherine Gehl, the founder of The Institute for Political Innovation and co-author of “The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy,” joins Scott to discuss why it’s time to disrupt the politics industry with Final Five Voting.  Scott opens with his thoughts on why Twitter’s subscription model is all wrong.  Algebra of Happiness: Get memories out of your parents while you can.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ending the Two-Party Political System — with Katherine Gehl

Katherine Gehl, the founder of The Institute for Political Innovation and co-author of “The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy,” joins Scott to discuss why it’s time to disrupt the politics industry with Final Five Voting.  Scott opens with his thoughts on why Twitter’s subscription model is all wrong.  Algebra of Happiness: Get memories out of your parents while you can.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

34:48

3 Nov 22

Office Hours: Should I Short Meta? The World Cup in Qatar, and How to Acquire New Customers

Scott takes a question about shorting stocks like Meta and Twitter. He then shares his opinion on the ethics of attending the World Cup in Qatar, and suggests methods for acquiring new customers. (Note: this episode was recorded prior to Elon Musk taking Twitter private). Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Should I Short Meta? The World Cup in Qatar, and How to Acquire New Customers

Scott takes a question about shorting stocks like Meta and Twitter. He then shares his opinion on the ethics of attending the World Cup in Qatar, and suggests methods for acquiring new customers. (Note: this episode was recorded prior to Elon Musk taking Twitter private). Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

15:13

2 Nov 22

Failing Young Men — with Richard Reeves

Richard Reeves, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of several books including his latest, Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It, joins Scott to discuss how the US has set up boys to fall behind, and how that manifests into adulthood. Follow Richard on Twitter, @RichardvReeves. Scott opens with his thoughts on big tech’s ability to monetize utility.  Algebra of Happiness: demonstrate generosity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Failing Young Men — with Richard Reeves

Richard Reeves, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of several books including his latest, Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It, joins Scott to discuss how the US has set up boys to fall behind, and how that manifests into adulthood. Follow Richard on Twitter, @RichardvReeves. Scott opens with his thoughts on big tech’s ability to monetize utility.  Algebra of Happiness: demonstrate generosity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:02:30

27 Oct 22

Why hasn’t Peloton Been Acquired? Deciding Where to Live, and Motivating Ethical Tech Leadership

Scott answers a question about what might be preventing a Peloton acquisition. He then shares his best tips for determining where to live abroad and explains how society can encourage ethical leadership in tech. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Why hasn’t Peloton Been Acquired? Deciding Where to Live, and Motivating Ethical Tech Leadership

Scott answers a question about what might be preventing a Peloton acquisition. He then shares his best tips for determining where to live abroad and explains how society can encourage ethical leadership in tech. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

16:20

26 Oct 22

What Options Elon Has Left – with Andrew Jennings

Andrew Jennings, a professor of corporate governance and securities at Brooklyn Law School, joins Scott to discuss the latest around the Elon Musk v. Twitter Trial. Follow Professor Jennings on Twitter, @akjennings. Scott opens with his thoughts on what makes good management.  Algebra of Happiness: planning for an empty nest Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

What Options Elon Has Left – with Andrew Jennings

Andrew Jennings, a professor of corporate governance and securities at Brooklyn Law School, joins Scott to discuss the latest around the Elon Musk v. Twitter Trial. Follow Professor Jennings on Twitter, @akjennings. Scott opens with his thoughts on what makes good management.  Algebra of Happiness: planning for an empty nest Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

33:05

20 Oct 22

Office Hours: Are Fitness Brands the New Religion? The Tyranny of OPEC, and Fighting the Cost of Higher Ed

Scott answers a question about the power of luxury fitness brands to build community amongst an increasingly secular society. He then shares his thoughts on the corruption of OPEC and finishes with a passionate rant about lowering the cost of college. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Are Fitness Brands the New Religion? The Tyranny of OPEC, and Fighting the Cost of Higher Ed

Scott answers a question about the power of luxury fitness brands to build community amongst an increasingly secular society. He then shares his thoughts on the corruption of OPEC and finishes with a passionate rant about lowering the cost of college. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

21:49

19 Oct 22

Civility in Tech, Centrists, and Advice from a Lifelong Entrepreneur — with Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman, an entrepreneur and an investor, joins Scott to discuss his thoughts on identity, artificial intelligence, businesses with network effects, and why we need more centrist politicians in the House. Reid also shares career advice from his latest book, “The Startup of You.” Follow Reid on Twitter, @reidhoffman. Scott opens with his thoughts on Sheryl Sandberg’s $3 million donation to the ACLU, the benefits of failing fast, and Goldman Sachs’ missed brand opportunity.  Algebra of Happiness: talk about your emotions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Civility in Tech, Centrists, and Advice from a Lifelong Entrepreneur — with Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman, an entrepreneur and an investor, joins Scott to discuss his thoughts on identity, artificial intelligence, businesses with network effects, and why we need more centrist politicians in the House. Reid also shares career advice from his latest book, “The Startup of You.” Follow Reid on Twitter, @reidhoffman. Scott opens with his thoughts on Sheryl Sandberg’s $3 million donation to the ACLU, the benefits of failing fast, and Goldman Sachs’ missed brand opportunity.  Algebra of Happiness: talk about your emotions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:03:48

13 Oct 22

Office Hours: The Thiel Fellowship’s Pros and Cons, S.A.F.E Agreements, and Rebranding America

Scott takes a question about the Thiel Fellowship and offers his thoughts on whether the government should subsidize business loans like they do for college loans. He then shares his ideas on America needing a rebrand, and explains the benefits of a S.A.F.E Agreement: Simple Agreement For Future Equity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: The Thiel Fellowship’s Pros and Cons, S.A.F.E Agreements, and Rebranding America

Scott takes a question about the Thiel Fellowship and offers his thoughts on whether the government should subsidize business loans like they do for college loans. He then shares his ideas on America needing a rebrand, and explains the benefits of a S.A.F.E Agreement: Simple Agreement For Future Equity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

16:53

12 Oct 22

The State of the World — with Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer, the President of Eurasia Group, returns to the pod to discuss the latest around Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, including what it means for the rest of the world. We also get an update on US-China relations, the protests in Iran, and how Ian thinks about social media regulation. Follow Ian on Twitter, @ianbremmer.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the idolatry of innovators.  Algebra of Happiness: the death bed test. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The State of the World — with Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer, the President of Eurasia Group, returns to the pod to discuss the latest around Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, including what it means for the rest of the world. We also get an update on US-China relations, the protests in Iran, and how Ian thinks about social media regulation. Follow Ian on Twitter, @ianbremmer.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the idolatry of innovators.  Algebra of Happiness: the death bed test. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

58:45

6 Oct 22

Office Hours: Should Meta Pay Dividends? + International Students, and Finding Hope

Scott takes a question about whether it’s time for Meta to pay shareholders a dividend. He then offers advice to an international student debating whether he should pursue a career in the U.S. or Europe and shares what makes him hopeful.  Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Should Meta Pay Dividends? + International Students, and Finding Hope

Scott takes a question about whether it’s time for Meta to pay shareholders a dividend. He then offers advice to an international student debating whether he should pursue a career in the U.S. or Europe and shares what makes him hopeful.  Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

19:55

5 Oct 22

Are the Central Banks Getting it Wrong? — with Danny Blanchflower

Danny Blanchflower, a professor of economics at Dartmouth College and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, joins Scott to discuss the state of the economy, the imminent recession in the US, and why he thinks the Fed is relying on “guessonomics.” Follow Professor Blanchflower on Twitter, @D_Blanchflower.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Apple sponsoring the Super Bowl and the company’s decision to move iPhone production away from China.  Algebra of Happiness: diversification matters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Are the Central Banks Getting it Wrong? — with Danny Blanchflower

Danny Blanchflower, a professor of economics at Dartmouth College and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, joins Scott to discuss the state of the economy, the imminent recession in the US, and why he thinks the Fed is relying on “guessonomics.” Follow Professor Blanchflower on Twitter, @D_Blanchflower.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Apple sponsoring the Super Bowl and the company’s decision to move iPhone production away from China.  Algebra of Happiness: diversification matters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

52:27

29 Sep 22

Office Hours: Raising the Minimum Wage, Seeking Venture Debt, and Getting on the Property Ladder

Scott takes a question about the nuances of raising the federal minimum wage to $25 an hour. He then offers advice to a startup founder on whether he should raise venture debt or venture capital, and shares his thoughts on how to invest in real estate as a renter. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Raising the Minimum Wage, Seeking Venture Debt, and Getting on the Property Ladder

Scott takes a question about the nuances of raising the federal minimum wage to $25 an hour. He then offers advice to a startup founder on whether he should raise venture debt or venture capital, and shares his thoughts on how to invest in real estate as a renter. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

19:56

28 Sep 22

The Future of Cities & Maximizing Human Capital — with Dror Poleg

Dror Poleg, an economic historian and author of “Rethinking Real Estate: A Roadmap to Technology’s Impact on the World’s Largest Asset Class”, joins Scott to discuss wealth inequality, the digital dollar, TikTok, and the future of cities. Follow Dror on Twitter, @drorpoleg.  Scott opens with his thoughts on his move to London, office space, and Meta’s misadventures.  Algebra of Happiness: there’s no such thing as quality time, there’s just time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Future of Cities & Maximizing Human Capital — with Dror Poleg

Dror Poleg, an economic historian and author of “Rethinking Real Estate: A Roadmap to Technology’s Impact on the World’s Largest Asset Class”, joins Scott to discuss wealth inequality, the digital dollar, TikTok, and the future of cities. Follow Dror on Twitter, @drorpoleg.  Scott opens with his thoughts on his move to London, office space, and Meta’s misadventures.  Algebra of Happiness: there’s no such thing as quality time, there’s just time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

57:45

22 Sep 22

Office Hours: Section 230, University Rundles, and Advancing Your Career as a Parent

Scott takes a question about how Section 230 could be altered to address the harms of social media companies. He then shares his thoughts on how Universities could cash in on a recurring revenue model, and offers career advice to a mother who works in marketing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Section 230, University Rundles, and Advancing Your Career as a Parent

Scott takes a question about how Section 230 could be altered to address the harms of social media companies. He then shares his thoughts on how Universities could cash in on a recurring revenue model, and offers career advice to a mother who works in marketing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

18:14

21 Sep 22

Rewriting the Rules of Capitalism and Public Investment — with Mariana Mazzucato

Mariana Mazzucato, Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London and author of several books including her latest, Mission Economy: a moonshot guide to changing capitalism, joins Scott to discuss the current state of capitalism, unions, and how to rethink the relationship between markets and governments. Follow Professor Mazzucato on Twitter, @MazzucatoM.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Pinterest's potential, the streaming space, and the at-home fitness market.   Algebra of Happiness: Be kind and evolve. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Rewriting the Rules of Capitalism and Public Investment — with Mariana Mazzucato

Mariana Mazzucato, Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London and author of several books including her latest, Mission Economy: a moonshot guide to changing capitalism, joins Scott to discuss the current state of capitalism, unions, and how to rethink the relationship between markets and governments. Follow Professor Mazzucato on Twitter, @MazzucatoM.  Scott opens with his thoughts on Pinterest's potential, the streaming space, and the at-home fitness market.   Algebra of Happiness: Be kind and evolve. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

01:01:53

15 Sep 22

Office Hours: Adam Neumann’s Flow, Sustainability Goals, and Dealing with Grief

Scott takes a question about whether Adam Neumann’s new real estate venture could benefit from operating under a franchise model. He then shares his thoughts on the progress corporations have made in lowering their emissions, and offers advice to someone who recently lost his business partner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: Adam Neumann’s Flow, Sustainability Goals, and Dealing with Grief

Scott takes a question about whether Adam Neumann’s new real estate venture could benefit from operating under a franchise model. He then shares his thoughts on the progress corporations have made in lowering their emissions, and offers advice to someone who recently lost his business partner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

19:22

14 Sep 22

China’s Surveillance State — with Josh Chin and Lisa Lin

Josh Chin and Lisa Lin, the authors of “Surveillance State: Inside China's Quest to Launch a New Era of Social Control and journalists at the Wall Street Journal, join Scott to discuss the following:  How China operates as a surveillance state The role Silicon Valley has played in the development of state surveillance around the world what to consider when it comes to US-China bilateral relations. Scott opens with his thoughts on Apple becoming the leading smartphone provider in the US as well as its plans to move further into the digital ad space.  Algebra of happiness: tell someone you admire them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

China’s Surveillance State — with Josh Chin and Lisa Lin

Josh Chin and Lisa Lin, the authors of “Surveillance State: Inside China's Quest to Launch a New Era of Social Control and journalists at the Wall Street Journal, join Scott to discuss the following:  How China operates as a surveillance state The role Silicon Valley has played in the development of state surveillance around the world what to consider when it comes to US-China bilateral relations. Scott opens with his thoughts on Apple becoming the leading smartphone provider in the US as well as its plans to move further into the digital ad space.  Algebra of happiness: tell someone you admire them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

41:58

8 Sep 22

Office Hours: How to Get on a Board, Leaving a Company with Grace, and Fostering Civil Discourse

Scott takes a question about the experience necessary to be on a board of directors. He then offers advice for leaving a job at a company respectfully, and shares his thoughts on the importance of listening to people who disagree with you. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Office Hours: How to Get on a Board, Leaving a Company with Grace, and Fostering Civil Discourse

Scott takes a question about the experience necessary to be on a board of directors. He then offers advice for leaving a job at a company respectfully, and shares his thoughts on the importance of listening to people who disagree with you. Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

14:04

7 Sep 22

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