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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 ...
 
You spend a quarter of your life at work. You should enjoy it! Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside the minds of some of the world’s most unusual professionals to discover the keys to a better work life. From learning how to love your rivals to harnessing the power of frustration, one thing’s for sure: You’ll never see your job the same way again. Produced in partnership with Transmitter Media.
 
Get an edge with the Hidden Forces podcast. Media entrepreneur and financial analyst Demetri Kofinas uses a financial and cultural lens to help you draw meaningful connections, challenge consensus narratives, and formulate solutions to complex problems—empowering you to make smarter decisions.
 
The weekly podcast about happiness, creativity, and the human condition. It's us, Ali and Taimur Abdaal, occasionally joined by guests, talking about things to help us think, do, and be better. Things like social interaction, lifestyle design, mental models... Things that are hard to examine, but important to explore. And hopefully, things that make for a fun and interesting chat every week. We'd love for you to join us.
 
Foundering is an award-winning, serialized podcast from the journalists at Bloomberg Technology. Each season, Foundering brings you inside a different high-stakes drama from the technology industry, where its companies are wielding unprecedented capital and power.
 
Every leader of a growing business has experienced a restless night. A night where a new opportunity or a daunting challenge got in the way of a decent night’s sleep. On this show, host John Henry calls up successful leaders of midsize businesses -- at night -- to find out what’s really keeping them up. Don’t forget to visit our blog we.co/upatnight, where you’ll find more advice and useful solutions for growing your business along with additional information about Up At Night.
 
The best thing about WeWork is our incredible array of members - from artists to engineers, translators to healthcare innovators. They truly are building the future! This forms the inspiration for our podcast "Chat to the Future," in which WeWork team members Victoria Taylor and Priti Trivedi interview WeWork members and add a fun science fiction twist to what our members do and what inspires them. These references can be anything from SEAQUEST to SOYLENT GREEN to MAD MAX to THE MINORITY REP ...
 
iHeartRadio presents Art of the Hustle – a podcast designed to inspire entrepreneurs and fuel their life’s work. With a casual and comfortable interview approach, listeners are invited into a conversation between our host Jeff Rosenthal, co-Founder of Summit, and his guests, exploring stories of success, failure, milestone events and of course, key advice that shapes the life of an entrepreneur.
 
Every Tuesday and Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions, pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no one else. After all, with great power comes great scrutiny. From New York Magazine and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Looking for a book club but don't have time to squeeze real-life meetings into your schedule? Join Book Squad Goals, a bi-weekly podcast about—you guessed it—books, plus all the garbage pop culture we consume when we’re not reading (that’s what our “othersodes” are for!). While you’re paying attention, check out our website & blog at booksquadgoals.com, where we have weekly posts about books, pop culture, and probably our pets. We love our pets.
 
The true crime / comedy podcast YOU NEED IN YOUR LIFE. We recap your favorite true crime documentaries with humor, sass, and heart. FROM VULTURE: "It’s not wrong to laugh when you’re listening to a true-crime podcast. Or at least I hope it isn’t, because if almost crashing my car while listening to True Crime Obsessed is wrong, I don’t want to be right." Hear our take on "Abducted in Plain Sight," "The Ted Bundy Tapes,"Dirty John: The Dirty Truth" and so many more.
 
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
 
We are professional butt-kickers. Success Bully is an elite accountability practice dedicated to supporting high performing “Type A”s who are looking to take their great to GREATER. Founded by Keita Williams, this rapidly growing practice develops bespoke 1:1 programs, group coaching programs, online courses and corporate workshops all centered on the powerful tools of goal setting and accountability. We have a coaching methodology (strategic butt-kicking) to help hone focus, create larger i ...
 
Don’t let microbes and murder hornets assassinate your dreams. Become the MVP at your office and get promoted to the C-Suite so you can afford that underground compound you’ve always wanted. We are #thenewnormal in rapid career growth and professional development. Gain the knowledge necessary to navigate your career path through the corporate ranks into the C-Suite and make serious bank.
 
Life’s too short to be half right! Veteran podcasters Mike "Silent Mike" Farr and Jim McDonald try to answer a single question. Any question is fair game, but most involve health, fitness, nutrition, mental health, culture…even sex. They examine common misconceptions and then try to get to the correct answer -- often with the help of subject matter experts. They walk away with a better sense of the facts…and so do you. Business inquiries: Jim@thejimmcd.com Business inquiries: Jim@thejimmcd.com
 
What happens when media, entertainment, and technology collide? Peter Kafka, one of the media industry's most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians and podcasters to get their take. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Here we tell the stories of United States veterans turned entrepreneurs and business owners. You’ll learn from the vets themselves the lessons they took with them from their time in the military, and how they applied those values to their new ventures. Find Your Mission is presented by WeWork in partnership with Dell Small Business and it’s created by the team at Mission.org.
 
Get ready for the week ahead with Investopedia’s Editor in Chief, Caleb Silver, as he digs into the most important stories in finance and global economics. Through expert analysis, interviews with the biggest names in business, and educational breakdowns of the news that moves markets, The Investopedia Express preps you with the information you need to start your week in finance. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. We bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. The Marketplace All-in-One podcast provides each episode of the public radio broadcast programs Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report®and Marketplace Tech® along with our podcasts Make Me Smart, Corner Office and The Uncertain Hour. Visit marketplace.org for more. From American Public Media. Twitter: ...
 
Equity is TechCrunch's venture capital podcast. In each episode, you'll hear the stories behind the money that runs Silicon Valley. Each week, TechCrunch reporter Alex Wilhelm, Managing Editor Danny Crichton and reporter Natasha Mascarenhas to discuss the news behind the launches, rounds and public debuts of the companies making waves. Produced by Chris Gates and Grace Mendenhall.
 
Launching March 1, 2021! Conversations that will inspire and give concrete resources for Black small business owners to access resources to help them move like big business! Leveraging coworking and virtual office spaces and technology and relationships for success! Don't let being a solopreneur or side hustle hold you back from appearing big and getting the resources and support you need to win! #weallwin #nosmallbusinessleftbehind
 
Do you love HBO's Silicon Valley? Do you like reading about the latest technology trends? Then you'll love this show. Think of us as the real world/explain-it-how-it-is podcast for anyone with a Silicon Valley fetish. The Bay Area, San Francisco, and California in general are undergoing massive political and social change. We tackle issues like homelessness, the housing crisis, dating in the age of technology, startups, and other things you care about. How will it affect your life? It doesn' ...
 
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 ...
 
The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for the an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.
 
Following the launch of Work Radio, a first of its kind, 24/7 digital audio studio creating exclusive original content – iHeartRadio and WeWork introduce a new podcast series - Art of the Hustle – designed to help inspire entrepreneurs and fuel their life’s work. With a casual and comfortable interview approach, listeners are invited into a conversation between our host and guest, exploring stories of success, milestone events and of course, key advice that shapes the life of an entrepreneur.
 
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Was WeWork a tech company? A trillion-dollar business? A way of life? With the benefit of hindsight it’s easy to say, emphatically, “No.” But looking back at the lofty goals and investor enthusiasm that propelled the We Co. to a $47 billion valuation, we’re left wondering if the people involved have learned anything. Here to talk with us about it i…
 
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…
 
It’s time to work till you drop! Just kidding, we’re not about that life. But we are all about discussing the new documentary "WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn." We are joined by special guest “Nicole,” who has some real-life experience with WeWork, to talk about hustle culture, cult-like workplaces, toxic positivity, and…
 
Eliot Brown writes about startups and venture capital out of The Wall Street Journal's San Francisco office. He previously covered commercial real estate and economic development from New York City. Eliot’s new book, The Cult of We, breaks down what happened over the last few years with WeWork. In this conversation, we discuss WeWork, startup fundi…
 
In Episode 200 of Hidden Forces, Demetri Kofinas speaks with Maureen Farrell, author of “The Cult of We: WeWork, Adam Neuman, and the Great Startup Delusion.” Maureen, along with her colleague and co-author Eliot Brown, were some of the first reporters at the Wall Street Journal to cover what is arguably the biggest financial debacle in the history…
 
This topic has had documentaries and books written about it's culty activity! You may or may not have heard of WeWork (and you probably have not heard of Church of the Master Angels), so join Heather and Eryn as they deep dive both in an old episode of their Patreon show Cult Watch! Heather & Eryn will be back soon with new common cult and true cul…
 
Eliot Brown And Maureen Farrell are the authors of The Cult of We: WeWork and the Great Start-Up Delusion. The new book digs into the rise and fall of Adam Neumann's WeWork. And though it's the story of one company, it's really a lens through which you can see all the markets' irrationality. The authors join for a macro discussion of the factors th…
 
For this week’s deep dive, Alex and Natasha took a trip down memory lane to the great WeWork saga. We had WSJ reporter and author Eliot Brown on the show to chat about his new book, The Cult of We, written with his colleague Maureen Farrell. You can snag it here if you haven't already. Brown and Farrell were key reporting voices during WeWork's ris…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Maureen Farrell, the author of "The Cult of We: WeWork, Adam Neumann, and the Great Startup Delusion", to discuss the inside story of WeWork, its audacious founder, and what its epic unraveling says about a financial system smitten with Silicon Valley innovation. Maureen Farrell is a reporter coveri…
 
Eilot Brown is a Wall Street Journal Reporter who covers startups and venture capital. For the past year, much of his focus has been on completing his book on WeWork. We interviewed Eliot pre-pandemic, and invited him back for our first in-person interview in over 16 months. It was epic. We talked to Eliot about the book and the (possible?) resurge…
 
Maureen Farrell of the Wall Street Journal and co-author of "The Cult of We", joins the show to unpack how the unicorn office rental/real estate company went from one of the most valued private companies on the planet to near collapse under the leadership of its cult-like leader, Adam Neumann. Also, what's really driving consumer prices higher, and…
 
In the 11 years since its founding, WeWork has had a wild ride. At its core, it's a real estate company that subleases trendy office spaces to other businesses. But the workers at the company, lead by their charismatic CEO Adam Neumann and intoxicated by a $47 billion valuation, partied like it was a rebellious tech startup. Behind all the kombucha…
 
Wall Street Journal’s Eliot Brown first became interested in WeWork back in 2014 after an encounter with founder co-founder Adam Neumann, who quickly told the reporter that he should not “think about his company as a real estate business, but as a community-building startup”. Fast forward seven years, Brown, along with his colleague Maureen Farrell…
 
Consumer optimism has seen a sharp decline in recent weeks as news of the surging delta variant of COVID-19 has people reluctant to head out and populate businesses. Also, we look into how big oil companies plan to utilize their incoming wave of expected profits. Then we head over to France, where a “health pass” designed to keep the unvaccinated a…
 
One of the popular dinner topics here in San Francisco is who invested in what. And it’s one of those things that can easily feel exclusive because you have to spend time to build relationships, you have to have access, you have to have opportunity.And that’s where today’s guest comes in. Jon Medved is the founder of OurCrowd, which enables investm…
 
From the BBC World Service: Eurozone economies are starting to see a partial recovery from the pandemic as national lockdowns ease and households spend more money. Britain’s biggest dairy producer is unable to deliver to hundreds of supermarkets and shops as a shortage of truck drivers hits a “crisis’ point.” And Brazil’s indigenous communities are…
 
The federal eviction moratorium is set to expire, which means a flood of delayed eviction cases will be resuming and renters will be scrambling. We take a snapshot of the situation with a story from Houston. Nova Safo checks in with us to talk about Amazon’s earnings report and whether or not it signals that a post-pandemic slowdown is coming for B…
 
On this week’s Pivot, Kara and Scott wonder why Instagram took so long to add protections for teens, and what Big Tech will do with its record profits. A Pivot listener wants the details on Scott’s investment strategies, and this week's prediction is about vaccine mandates. Plus, Kara sends Scott off in style for his month-long vacation. She’ll mis…
 
Saifdean Ammous is a leading researcher, communicator, and educator in the field of Bitcoin, and he has advised corporations on bitcoin strategy, and helped many investors with performing their due diligence on Bitcoin. He is the author of The Bitcoin Standard and has a new book, The Fiat Standard, available for pre-sale now. In this conversation, …
 
If you've been on Twitter, then you've been on Black Twitter. No other subsection of social media has produced ideas and movements as influential or as dynamic as those that have come from Black voices on Twitter. In the early days, it existed as a space where Black people could connect, bat around some jokes, and share their experiences. Over time…
 
On Wednesday, hundreds of employees of video game company Activision Blizzard walked out. The protest followed a lawsuit from California regulators accusing the maker of World of Warcraft and Call of Duty of unfair pay and lack of advancement for women and a “frat boy drinking culture” at the company. Management eventually apologized for its initia…
 
Coming up today… Simone Biles and the brutal pressure of elite sport and how the UK’s NHS App became an unofficial Covid passport. Simone Biles will not be the last https://www.wired.co.uk/article/simone-biles-tokyo-olympics The NHS App has quietly become a vaccine passport https://www.wired.co.uk/article/nhs-app-covid-vaccine-passport Music by Fil…
 
It was bound to happen at some point. Scarlett Johansson, who’s played Black Widow in Marvel movies for a decade now, is suing Disney for breach of contract. After delaying it a year for the COVID-19 pandemic, the company released the “Black Widow” movie on Disney+ the same day it hit theaters. We’ll talk about the suit and what it says about the s…
 
It was bound to happen at some point. Scarlett Johansson, who’s played Black Widow in Marvel movies for a decade now, is suing Disney for breach of contract. After delaying it a year for the COVID-19 pandemic, the company released the “Black Widow” movie on Disney+ the same day it hit theaters. We’ll talk about the suit and what it says about the s…
 
Prices are high, inventory is low — if you’re in the market for a new home, you know this has been the reality for a while now. Something else to add to house hunters’ chagrin? According to the research firm Zonda, 85% of homebuilders are purposely building fewer houses, given shortages of land, materials and workers. But first: the year of lost GD…
 
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…
 
In this episode of "Keen On", Andrew is joined by Jonathan Rapping, the author of "Gideon's Promise: A Public Defender Movement to Transform Criminal Justice", to discuss the pervasive issues inherent in our current system of public defense and what can be done to end mass incarceration. Jonathan Rapping is a nationally renowned criminal justice in…
 
Robinhood, the online brokerage with the app that grants commission-free trading to investors, is going public. However, its offering stands out because of its plan to make up to 35% of its shares available for investors to purchase. We speak with Erik Gordon, professor at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, about the Robinhood IP…
 
From the BBC World Service: U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is calling on global leaders to pledge $5 billion to prevent what he calls a “legacy of wasted talent” as a result of lockdown restrictions on education. Plus: Visitors to a new, nearly $3 million London tourist attraction aren’t happy with what they see.…
 
Today is a new type of episode. We have no guest. I explain a situation, elaborate on the details, and finish with an opinion on where I think we are headed. Today’s topic is Elizabeth Warren’s recent comments about bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market. ======================= Did you know nearly 338 million dollars worth of NFTs were sent last ye…
 
Yesterday, the show focused on how the growing market for electric vehicles is affecting the supply chain for batteries. Today, how about where to charge all those batteries? Many people have electric cars, and a lot more will by 2025. Global sales will triple by 2025, according to IHS Markit. But it’s not just about the number of cars, it’s also a…
 
Stillwater was supposed to debut in theaters last fall, but the pandemic changed those plans along with everything else. Academy Award-winning director and writer Tom McCarthy explain how he used the extra time to improve the Matt Damon movie, why the film isn’t on a streaming service — and what it was like to play one of TV’s best villains in the …
 
Facebook earnings are out, and one our listeners is looking for a little clarity in how exactly the company keeps beating expectations and bringing in tens of billions every quarter. We’ll get into the nuances of ad targeting, locking down your profile and how we create our own filter bubbles. Plus, more answers to your questions about the Congress…
 
Facebook earnings are out, and one our listeners is looking for a little clarity in how exactly the company keeps beating expectations and bringing in tens of billions every quarter. We’ll get into the nuances of ad targeting, locking down your profile and how we create our own filter bubbles. Plus, more answers to your questions about the Congress…
 
Since we like to tackle one health- or mental health-related issue every month -- and since we’ve developed an interest in words and phrases people use but don’t necessarily understand – we decided to look into the definition of the word “sociopath.” We took a trip through an online questionnaire to learn which traits are associated with being a so…
 
More than 15 million people live in households that are behind on their rent, according to a new report from the Aspen Institute. And while Congress allocated $46 billion in federal assistance for renters during the pandemic, access to technology, language barriers and lack of information are proving to be hurdles for tenants behind on their rents.…
 
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