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EconTalk is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Stanford University's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an up-scale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the nature of consciousnes ...
 
In uncertain times what’s needed is not just clarity about today’s pandemic, but insight into the challenges that lie ahead as America recovers and returns to normal. GoodFellows, a weekly Hoover Institution broadcast, features senior fellows John Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, and H.R. McMaster discussing the social, economic, and geostrategic ramifications of this changed world.
 
The 21st century may be the Pacific Century, and China appears poised to become America’s greatest rival for global power and influence. Hosts John Yoo and Michael Auslin broadly address developments in China and Asia. They discuss the latest politics, economics, law, and cultural news, with a focus on US policy in the region.
 
The Alpha Exchange is a podcast series launched by Dean Curnutt to explore topics in financial markets, risk management and capital allocation in the alternatives industry. Our in depth discussions with highly established industry professionals seek to uncover the nuanced and complex interactions between economic, monetary, financial, regulatory and geopolitical sources of risk. We aim to learn from the perspective our guests can bring with respect to the history of financial and business cy ...
 
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Philosopher and author Daniel Haybron of St. Louis University talks about his book, Happiness, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Happiness turns out to be a little more complicated than it sounds. Haybron discusses the good life and different philosophical perspectives on how to achieve happiness.By EconTalk: Russ Roberts
 
As America enters a period of deeper COVID restrictions on the eve of the holiday season, what will be the effects on families, livelihoods, and civil liberties? Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster and John Cochrane discuss what the future holds for curbing the pandemic, implementing vaccines, and returning to normalcy. Recorded No…
 
Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job shares why he quite his job and eight lessons he learned from doing so. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 057: [Part 1] Why I Finally Quit My Job And 8 Life Lessons I Learned In The Process by Steve Chou of MyWifeQuitHerJob Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job carries both a bachelors and a masters degree in electrical e…
 
Douglas Lang with Altris teaches us about focus. Episode 056: Focus - What's Your Red Dot? by Douglas Lang with Altris on Increasing Work Productivity Altris has a range of specialised Leadership Development and Executive Coaching solutions. They believe that each leader, team and organisation is unique and therefore the solutions they deliver must…
 
Sherice Jacob with Neil Patel talks about the downsides of the traditional marketing funnel. Episode 055: Why the Traditional Marketing Funnel is Sabotaging Your Conversion Rate by Sherice Jacob with NeilPatel Neil Patel is a New York Times Bestselling author. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web, Forbes says he is one of t…
 
It’s a Thanksgiving feast of legal analysis in the faculty lounge (don’t worry, the profs issue opinions on the best side dishes for your holiday meal), as Richard Epstein & John Yoo convene for their first post-election session. On the menu: Do any of President Trump’s legal challenges to the outcome of the election have a chance in court? Are att…
 
Nir Eyal talks about mass persuasion. Episode 054: Mass Persuasion, One User At A Time by Nir Eyal on Persuasive Techniques for Online Marketers Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The M.I.T. Technology Review dubbed Nir, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.” Nir founded two te…
 
Jess Chua with Inner Life Goals talks about whether or not to blog within a niche. Episode 053: Blogging: To Niche, Or Not To Niche? by Jess Chua of Inner Life Goals on How To Blog As A Business Jess Chua is a blogger and content specialist living in Southwest Florida. She is currently working on her first non-fiction book for introverts. She's alw…
 
Cutting his teeth on the acclaimed mortgage trading desk at Salomon Brothers in the 90’s, Troy Dixon gained an early appreciation for the speed and degree to which market liquidity can turn. Now the CIO of Hollis Park Partners, a firm he founded in 2013, Troy shares the perspectives gathered in managing complex trading risk over more than two decad…
 
Chris Guillebeau talks humility, three lessons, and a birthday. Episode 052: Humility, Three Lessons, and a Birthday by Chris Guillebeau on The Life of An Artist Entrepreneur Chris Guillebeau is a New York Times bestselling author and modern-day explorer. He is the author of 5 books and his daily podcast, Side Hustle School, is downloaded more than…
 
Brad Polumbo speaks to Quillette’s Jonathan Kay about life as a gay conservative journalist in Washington, D.C., the politics of outing Republican lawmakers, the complex political tensions between LGB and T, and the new journalistic climate that he expects will emerge under Joe Biden.By Quillette
 
Bradley Charbonneau of Pass The Sour Cream talks about failure. Episode 051: F is for Fail by Bradley Charbonneau of Pass The Sour Cream on Failing Fast & Pivoting Bradley Charbonneau's dad died in 2015 and it was as if, for the first time, that he realized we were mortal and had only this life to live. Unless you're a cat, but he wasn't a cat and …
 
Rosalyn Palmer talks about how to make remote work rewarding. Episode 050: Making Remote Working into Rewarding Work by Rosalyn Palmer on Telecommuting Rosalyn Palmer is an Emotional Well being Expert, an Advanced Rapid Transformational (RTT) Hypnotherapist and a Certified Coach. Rosalyn was one of the very first to train in RTT with Marisa Peer an…
 
Robert Farrington of The College Investor talks about optimizing taxes when you side hustle. Episode 049: How To Optimize Your Taxes When You Side Hustle by Robert Farrington of The College Investor Robert Farrington is a personal finance expert that focuses on helping millennials get out of student loan debt and start investing for their future. H…
 
Over her 22 years at Citi Group, Anna Raytcheva managed complex trading risks through volatility regimes both high and low. The Orange County blowup on the back of Greenspan’s surprise tightening campaign in 1994 provided Anna with an early lesson on the vulnerabilities that arise from owning exotic securities, especially when they are positioned w…
 
Joe Fier of Evergreen Profits talks about how you can boost your conversion rate. Episode 048: 5 Ways To Boost Your Conversion Rate by Joe Fier of Evergreen Profits on Digital Marketing & Selling Online Joe Fier & Matt Wolfe are the co-founders of Evergreen Profits and absolutely LOVE showing people how simple it really is to get seen online in com…
 
This week, Pacific Century talks to General Kenneth Wilsbach, the commander of Pacific Air Forces. General Wilsbach talks about the US Air Force’s role at the tip of the spear in the Indo-Pacific. A fighter pilot who has flown America’s most advanced jets, General Wilsbach discusses the Chinese air threat, North Korea’s nukes, the crucial alliance …
 
Author and journalist Virginia Postrel talks about her book The Fabric of Civilization and How Textiles Made the World with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Postrel tells the fascinating story behind the clothes we wear and everything that goes into producing them throughout history. The history of textiles, Postrel argues, is a good way of understandin…
 
Erin Blaskie shares a marketing approach more effective than spray and pray. Episode 047: Spray and Pray is Killing Your Marketing, Here’s a Better Approach by Erin Blaskie Erin Blaskie has helped numerous businesses come online, establish their web presence and create community. Erin’s primary expertise is in creating solid systems and processes f…
 
Armed with a PhD in astrophysics, Josh Younger hit Wall Street in 2010 as the embers of the Global Financial Crisis were slowly burning out. With a decade of focus on modeling interest rate derivatives and with the perspective gathered through unique fixed income risk events, Josh brings exceptional insights to our discussion. Our conversation aims…
 
James Altucher talks about the ways through which he deals with his own procrastination. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 046: [Part 2] 10 Ways I Deal With My Own Procrastination by James Altucher on Time Management & Productivity James Altucher is an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, bestselling author, and podcaster. He has founded or cofoun…
 
James Altucher talks about the ways through which he deals with his own procrastination. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 045: [Part 1] 10 Ways I Deal With My Own Procrastination by James Altucher on Time Management & Productivity James Altucher is an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, bestselling author, and podcaster. He has founded or cofoun…
 
Jeffrey Flier—physician, endocrinologist, researcher, and 21st Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard University—speaks to Quillette’s Jonathan Kay about Pfizer’s recent announcement that its candidate COVID-19 vaccine was shown to be more than 90% effective in preliminary testingBy Quillette
 
Laura Stack of The Productivity Pro talks about productivity for leaders. Episode 044: Productivity for Leaders by Laura Stack of The Productivity Pro Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, CPAE is an award-winning keynote speaker, bestselling author, and noted authority on employee and team productivity. She is the president of The Productivity Pro, Inc., a compa…
 
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