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The founders of WeWork thought they were on the brink of making history. The company was valued at $47 billion dollars, it was ready for a huge IPO, and its charismatic CEO Adam Neumann thought they were going to change the world. Adam had a prophet-like vision for WeWork that he sold to some of the world’s savviest investors -- but did his vision ever match the company's reality? Hosted by David Brown of the hit podcast Business Wars (and former host of NPR's Marketplace), WeCrashed is a si ...
 
Are you looking for a more interesting way to learn English? English Learning for Curious Minds is where you can learn English from native speakers while learning fascinating things about the world. Every episode comes with a transcript & key vocabulary and is spoken at a speed you can understand. Join listeners from 189 countries and discover the most interesting way to improve your English while expanding your mind. Find the bonus episodes, transcripts, key vocabulary, and learning materia ...
 
History of Business is a weekly show hosted by serial entrepreneur and history geek, Andrea Conway, with her husband and business partner, Mark Conway. Tune in each week, as they nerd out on real-life stories of businesses from ancient history to the modern day. Whether you are a history nerd, business guru, or entrepreneur—or if anything "Ancient Egypt" or “Stock Market” turns you on, then this podcast is for you!
 
Featuring Interesting Anecdotes of Wealthy Families, True Crime, Pop Culture & Royals. Just Here for the Scandals. Carrie, a very unscholarly historian, and Larissa, former E! True Hollywood Stories Producer, team up to discuss true crime, wealthy scandals, cults, royal families, "hipstoric" and trending hot headlines. As self-proclaimed social anthropologists (just sounds classier), they occasionally delve into one of their favorite vices as well- Celebrity Gossip & Reality TV. Explore Misd ...
 
Imagine building an organization that provides for your family and hundreds more. A Brand recognized as a leader in your field. Why is it that some leaders are able to inspire a team and have a profound impact on our world? And why do others simply beat their teams into submission through micromanagement and managers (who regardless of title are not leaders)? Toxic culture costs a business to lose great talent and resources--ultimately running a great brand right into the ground. There is so ...
 
The Great Fail is a true crime inspired, business podcast that examines the greatest success stories of the most prominent and prolific companies, brands, and people and what led to their demise. If you love true crime and stories of massive failures, you've come to the right place! Here we take a forensic look at stories that will irk you, shock you, and have you picking your jaw up off the floor, all while learning the oftentimes avoidable, mistakes that have ended the lives of companies a ...
 
The Reseller Niche Podcast is a show hosted by Mo (@reseller_niche on Instagram), for ecommerce buyers and sellers reselling on places like eBay, Amazon, Poshmark, Mercari, Facebook Market Place, Depop, Craigslist, etsy, Offerup, Shopify, Private Label, Wholesale, etc, where we investigate unique categories of items being bought & sold and show how Research = Knowledge = Profit. https://anchor.fm/reseller-niche/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/reseller-niche/support
 
Welcome to Quackery! A comedy Podcast about medicines and medical treatments that are crazy, ineffective and/or unsafe! Join your hosts Jon and Dr Will each week as we explore a new topic in the wacky world of Nostrums and Quackery!
 
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In this episode of Brand2Brand, Thomas and Veronica discuss vision and a company’s ability to deliver on promises. The Health-tech startup, Theranos, and failed luxury experience, Fyre Festival, both defrauded customers and investors with big ideas too good to be true. But faking it until you make it only works for so long. When the truth eventuall…
 
He is considered by many to be the greatest public speaker in British history, and his words and speeches were a defining force in the British war effort. In this episode, we'll learn all about how Winston Churchill used the English language to inspire a nation. Winning the 1953 Nobel Prize for literature Early obstacles to being a great orator Com…
 
Cinephile and film enthusiast, Stacy Spikes sought to reinvent the way people watched movies. His answer was MoviePass, a subscription-based service that allowed people to watch any movie, at any theater, at any time for one monthly fee. It was ground-breaking, well-suiting the Company to disrupt an entire industry. But what occurred next would see…
 
Hosted and narrated by John Stamos, The Grand Scheme: Snatching Sinatra is a complicated, nuanced story of one imperfect man trying to redeem himself by pulling off the perfect crime. Did you ever feel like everything’s broken, and it’s your job to fix it? That’s how Barry Keenan was feeling back in 1963. He was broke, unemployed, hooked on booze a…
 
In 2019, former Vice President Mike Pence said "Make no mistake about it - we're in a space race today". Discover who the key players are, why there is a renewed interest in going to space, why it is now cheaper than ever before, and what the future of space exploration might look like. Enthusiasm for space post moon landing What was the next step …
 
After the end of the Second World War, the US and the USSR were locked in a race to get to space first. Discover how the race started, who scored all the early points, and why going to the moon first was the biggest prize in space history. End of World War II & Nazi V2 rockets The head of the USA space programme: Wernher von Braun The head of the U…
 
For over 4 decades, Tower Records was a pioneer in the music industry and the bedrock of record store culture. It was run by rebels and outsiders, where founder Russ Solomon was revered and idolized. Tower would become the mecca for music fans creating a generation that lived by their diehard slogan, “No Music, No Life”. For decades, it seemed like…
 
In this episode of Brand2Brand, Thomas and Veronica examine user acquisition and the repercussions of a ‘growth at all costs' ethos. Silicon Valley venture capitalists have funded companies like Airbnb and Uber for years, and they’ve bloomed into an investor's dream. But as investors begin to expect a certain level of profitability, customers are l…
 
This is a segment from our Reseller Niche Podcast Wacky Wednesday Live Listing working eBay Amazon hangout Streamed live on June 28th, 2021 with w/ Leroy Blood Sweat & Sell YouTube Channel. This will be one of last, if not the last Just List episodes for the summer. There will be more reselling content but it may be slightly different. Stay Tuned! …
 
When a shocking crime occurs, people ask “WHY?” Was it about power, ego, or revenge? On KILLER PSYCHE, former FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong draws on her decades of experience to reveal why these murderers and criminals committed these acts. She will reveal fascinating new details about what drove these people, including cases she worked on f…
 
It's a technology that some have said will bring in a Fourth Industrial Revolution. Discover how 3D printing actually works, what industries it is revolutionising, and how it will (or won't) change every aspect of the world we live in. A brief history of the creation of objects 3D printing vs. traditional manufacturing Should we really call it "pri…
 
In Cambodia, there is a squad of rats that sniff out land mines & one recently received a medal. Larissa shares her thoughts on what made Princess Diana so iconic. The King of Belgium was taken to court to recognize his daughter while the King of Spain ran away when he gave a TON of money to his mistress. Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos, we finish up …
 
Larissa and Carrie are back after a little sabbatical! This week's headlines open the show - from the Belizean Socialite Murder, Ghislaine Maxwell's appeals to get out of jail as well as talk about the Real Housewives that are committing crimes. In honor of Carrie's birthday, the show is re-releasing the Ladies of London episode from the archives w…
 
British food has a bad reputation. It's often considered boring, uninspiring, and tasteless. But it hasn't always been this way. Discover what role William the Conqueror, Henry VIII, The French Revolution and Colonialism all played in making British food taste the way it does. The current reputation of British food The arrival of the Normans in 106…
 
Electric vehicles are a hot topic. Nissan has announced it will construct a factory to produce EVs, while the government says no new vehicles running on petrol or diesel will be sold after 2030. The electric transport sector will play a crucial role in tackling climate change. But are we on track to hit these targets? Can EVs deliver the same relia…
 
On April 9, 2017, passengers of United Airlines Flight 3411 watched as aviation officers dragged out a fellow passenger, Dr. David Dao. He was one of the individuals involuntarily bumped off the plane after United Airlines overbooked its flight. Ripped from his seat by law enforcement officers, Dr. Dao was knocked unconscious-- his glasses falling …
 
This week the long anticipated UAP Task Force report has finally dropped to great mixed reactions. From heralded disclosure to disappointment; we third to a third possibility by examining the To the Stars Academy’s suspicious connection to the rapid acknowledgment of UFO’s by the US government and ask if if we can foretell what may come next by clo…
 
Last time on Brand2Brand, we got a crash course in Cryptocurrency from expert Mason Fischer. In this second installment of our two-part blockchain series, Thomas and Veronica dive deeper into Bitcoin and Ethereum, two of the most widely used forms of virtual currency. Crypto doesn’t have to be confusing, especially in the context of how it can help…
 
It is, by some standards, the most successful modern religion. Discover how Scientology went from the pseudo-medical ideas of an out-of-luck science fiction writer to a religion that counts some of the world's most famous film stars among its believers. The early life of L. Ron Hubbard Discovering a talent as a science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard…
 
This is a segment from our Reseller Niche Podcast Wacky Wednesday Live Listing working eBay Amazon hangout Streamed live on June 16th, 2021 with w/ Leroy Blood Sweat & Sell & Marcos - Dixon's Pickin's YouTube Channels. YouTube video footage link: https://youtu.be/OnopoyMarY8 We do have a new Podcast & Youtube channel coming out for NON Reseller con…
 
Brand iT Interview with Michael Stramaglio-Industry Leader DON’T MISS THIS MUST-LISTEN EPISODE! Industry leader Michael Stramaglio discusses his cross-country motorcycle trip, the Ride for Jillian, with the Patriot Pack, generating donations for children with terminal illnesses. Learn about consortium collaboration and building of iconic brands. We…
 
This is a segment from our Reseller Niche Podcast Wacky Wednesday Live Listing working eBay Amazon hangout Streamed live on June 9th, 2021 with w/ Leroy Blood Sweat & Sell & Cheryl The Reseller YouTube Channels. YouTube video footage link: https://youtu.be/1amigK65YtY Please check out Leroy's Youtube Channel: Blood Sweat & Sell: https://www.youtube…
 
Spices are an integral part of almost every cuisine in the world and are something that most of us now take for granted. Yet spices used to be an incredibly valuable commodity and were the preserve of only the very richest in some societies. In this episode, we'll learn more about how they went from being the preserve of the very richest in society…
 
For nearly 20 years, the cruise industry experienced huge growth. Then a pandemic hit. After a year of forking out for boats docked in port and devastating headlines chronicling outbreaks early on in 2020, what does this mean for the future of cruises? How are they restarting, what barriers are they facing and - most importantly - how do they convi…
 
By 1995, Calgary's Bre-X became a $6 billion company when it declared it had discovered the world's largest gold mine within the jungles of Indonesia. What followed years later would entail all the elements of a Hollywood story: lies, betrayal, the collapse of an empire and a badly decomposed body. Thank you to our partners at AdvertiseCast. https:…
 
On this next installment of Generational Legal Dysfunctional Series is the Seagram's Heirs. Clare Bronfman faced legal censure over her support of Kenneth Raniere of the infamous NXIVM cult. In the 1970s, her brother Samuel was earlier implicated in a crime to extort money from his father- oh the tangled web we weave. Their poor dad. If you enjoyed…
 
The Illuminati is said to have gone extinct in the 1700s but many researchers and historians believe that it actually went underground, infiltrating free masonry, financial institutions, and world governments. This week we explore the Illuminati’s “greatest hits;” from mass murder in the French Revolution, the assassination of Presidents, and the s…
 
Cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm in the past decade, but navigating blockchains and understanding value metrics can be tough. In this episode of Brand2Brand, host Thomas Stirling talks with cryptocurrency expert Mason Fischer about the ins and outs of virtual currency and how you can get involved. Get off the sidelines and shake off the …
 
There’s probably a good chance that you recently ordered a box of pizza. It might have been for sharing with your friends and family. Or maybe it was likely for a night-in alone, or binging Netflix with a glass of wine - just some of the ways in which we easily enjoy pizza nowadays. The classic Pizza and a movie. No other food item is as internatio…
 
It was a revolutionary idea: being able to conduct fast, cheap, and effective blood tests with only a tiny drop of blood. But it turned out that the company behind it was one, huge fraud. This is the fascinating story of how a Stanford dropout went from the youngest self-made female billionaire in history to facing 20 years in prison. Background of…
 
For years the suburbs have been seen as places to live, from which you can commute to a big city to work. But has the pandemic pushed the economic pendulum in the other direction? With more people working from home and cities becoming quieter, could this lead to a revival of the suburban economy? Evan Davis explores the national picture and hears f…
 
This is a segment from our Reseller Niche Podcast Friendly Friday Live Listing working eBay Amazon hangout Streamed live on June 7th, 2021 with w/ Leroy Blood Sweat & Sell & Kat - The Nurse Flipper YouTube Channels. YouTube video footage link: https://youtu.be/qrQhrA7_EF8 Please check out Leroy's Youtube Channel: Blood Sweat & Sell: https://www.you…
 
Extremely Low Frequency ( ELF ) Waves were first recognized by Allan H. Fray in 1960 and after development could be used to insert sound directly into the brain without audible sound as it directly vibrates brain cells through microwave radiation. Sounds crazy until the here about all the government patented devices and firsthand accounts of target…
 
This is a segment from our Reseller Niche Podcast Friendly Friday Live Listing working eBay Amazon hangout Streamed live on June 4th, 2021 with w/ Leroy Blood Sweat & Sell & Andi - Reseller Chick YouTube Channels. YouTube video footage link: https://youtu.be/qrQhrA7_EF8 Please check out Leroy's Youtube Channel: Blood Sweat & Sell: https://www.youtu…
 
For years, Elizabeth Holmes was lauded as a pioneer in the medical technology industry after having invented a device that could run countless tests on a single drop of blood. With lucrative deals and multiple funding rounds, she managed to claw her way to the top, becoming the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire with a staggering net wor…
 
It is the coworking company that was once valued at over $50 billion, but then came spectacularly crashing down. In this episode, we'll learn about the amazing rise and fall of the company that tried to make office space cool. The questions that WeWork gets us thinking about WeWork at its peak The founding of WeWork in 2010 Who was Adam Neumann? Wh…
 
Carrie & Larissa are back! They open the show talking about Halston & Ewan McGregor's portrayal of the designer on Netflix; apparently, the family is not too happy about it. A new book has been released, Zero Fail, about the Service Service. Rumor has it- two Trump family members got a little close with their agents a la The Bodyguard movie. The la…
 
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