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The best startup advice from Silicon Valley and beyond. Iconic CEOs — from Nike to Netflix, Starbucks to Slack — share the stories and strategies that helped them grow from startups into global brands. On each episode, host Reid Hoffman — LinkedIn cofounder, Greylock partner and legendary Silicon Valley investor — proves an unconventional theory about how businesses scale, while his guests share the story of how I built this company. Reid and guests talk entrepreneurship, leadership, strateg ...
 
We interview hard to reach entrepreneurs. (Mark Cuban, Tim Ferriss, Sophia Amoruso, Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vaynerchuk, & many more). Unlike most podcast interview series Nathan Chan literally started from knowing nothing. He was just an average guy working in a 9-5 job he utterly hated. He knew nothing about entrepreneurship, nothing about startups, nothing about marketing, and nothing about online or how to build a business. So from launching Foundr Magazine he's gone out and ...
 
Bernie Katz was an institution in London Soho's club scene for over 30 years. Friends with the rich and famous, Bernie was the former front-of-house manager of Soho's exclusive Groucho club and the guy who could get anything done. In August 2017, Bernie was found dead in his North London flat aged 49 under mysterious circumstances. There was an outpouring of love for Bernie. But what wasn't clear from the thousands of tributes was that in his final months, Bernie’s life had unravelled quickl ...
 
Now in its seventh season, This Week In The BIG EAST, hosted by Kevin McNamara and John Rooke, is the official podcast of BIG EAST basketball. Kevin, reporter, columnist and author, and John, a longtime play-by-play broadcaster, have covered BIG EAST basketball for a combined 60 years. The show is a comprehensive look at the teams, coaches, players and storied tradition of the top basketball conference in America, welcoming guests from around the league. #TWITBE also brings sounds of the gam ...
 
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The ancient sculptures were works from Mesopotamia, Egypt, Rome, and Greece, given that history associates these countries as the origin of their most famous sculptures. We will provide an in-depth analysis of ancient sculptures from these regions and their purpose. Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREE Disclaimer: This post …
 
18 months ago, the lights went out on Broadway. What can you learn as this $16bn industry begins to re-light the lights? Tony-winning producer Bonnie Comley, the CEO of BroadwayHD and board president of the Drama League, shows us how Broadway's 41 theaters are coming back to life — and how the 18-month pandemic closure created some breathing room f…
 
The ladies recap week two in college football and start a new segment called "The cheap wine store" courtesy of Allison's terrible playoff prediction. Dan Mullen shuts down Kris' attempt to get details on his quarterbacks. Molly compares Clay Helton to the boyfriend your parents like in high school. Enjoy!…
 
After going bankrupt and losing his business, Aaron Marino launched a men’s lifestyle YouTube channel in 2008. Now he has over 6 million subscribers and is building his channel through sponsorships and ecommerce. ​​Aaron is obsessed with optimizing his videos for YouTube and continues to test and tune to grow his audience. Now he’s ready to share w…
 
Yayoi Kusama is probably one of the most popular living artists in the world. Her works are well recognized across all sectors of society, and #yayoikusama is consistently trending on Instagram. Fans queue for hours to snap a selfie against the backdrop of her dazzling installations, but few bother to delve into the history or personal background o…
 
Katz acknowledged and then rejected abstract expressionism and developed his style. He has been called the “artist of the immediate.” Katz himself says he paints “The Artifacts of Culture,” and his work lies in the immediate present. He is an extraordinarily prolific artist and is best known for his portraits, landscapes, and floral paintings; many…
 
As dangerous as obstacles and setbacks may appear, they can also present opportunities. Robert Reffkin, founder and CEO of the real estate platform, Compass, knows this well. He’s a perfect example of how to use challenges to generate a fresh burst of energy. Reffkin explains how he’s been able to reassess situations in the wake of setbacks, plan h…
 
Banksy is the pseudonym used by the well-known UK-based street artist, though his identity remains a mystery. Banksy's distinctive style is known by the stenciled graffiti artworks that appear unannounced, typically in public places, often depicting figures integrated into the physical environment and addressing political and social themes. Banksy …
 
Every wall, street corner, building, or any flat surface in public places is the canvas of street artists. Street Art is more than an artistic expression or a movement. It is an essential part of contemporary art. Street art is typical in urban areas. It is somewhat connected to graffiti but is not limited to spray paint. People leaving their mark …
 
Pop Art is a colorful and exciting art movement. It made its appearance in the US and the UK in the 1950s. It is the most well-known development in the Arts of the 20th century. When Pop Art first entered the artistic scene, it was considered shocking and radical. It was the complete opposite of abstract expressionism that came immediately before i…
 
From street graffiti artist to a self-taught, modern expressionist, Jean-Michel Basquiat lived a dramatic, chaotic, and brilliant life as his paintings. He was a modern polymath. His passion was painting, but he was also a musician and an actor. He was convinced from a very young age that he would be famous, that he would be someone special, but at…
 
One of the most famous artists of his time, and perhaps of all times, Andy Warhol managed to blur the lines between high art and popular culture, artist and celebrity. He is responsible for some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREE Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links.…
 
Born Magdalena Carmen Freida Kahlo y Calderon in Mexico City in 1907, Frieda became one of Mexico’s greatest artists. Perhaps the world’s most famous female artist, Frida Kahlo’s image is recognized throughout the world. You’ll find her distinguishable image on notebooks, t-shirts, mugs, and tea towels all over the world. Through her paintings, she…
 
Chris Urmson has had to take a different approach in building his company Aurora, which develops self-driving technology. As opposed to creating and iterating a product with a handful of people, and then building a company around that product, Urmson says he’s had to do the opposite. “Given the scale of the problem we're trying to solve and the com…
 
Ann McFerran met Kevin Gould at a photoshoot in LA and immediately connected on his shared passion to start a brand. Together they launched Glamnetic in 2019, which sells magnetic and fake eyelash extensions. In their second year, they went from $1 million to $50 million in annual revenue. In this episode of the Foundr podcast, learn how a seemingl…
 
Host Reid Hoffman answers seven burning questions from a range of entrepreneurs facing universal and timeless challenges in this all-new Strategy Session. How do you expand to a country where you’re not located? What was the insight that led Reid from entrepreneur to investor? Should you shift from product development to customer acquisition? Plus,…
 
Week 1 of college football is almost over! Molly still has Louisville/Ole Miss Monday night, and she explains how she's going to Zoom with Kiffin during the broadcast. The ladies also share their thoughts on a crazy week one. Is Clemson already out of the playoffs? And what was Kris' first impression of Jim Harbaugh?…
 
The ladies are back for season two! Allison, Molly and Kris give their predictions for the season, including a few dark horses to make the playoffs. They preview the game they are coving this weekend- Miami/Bama, Ole Miss/Louisville, and Michigan/Western Michigan. They also answer commonly asked questions likes- what’s the worst interview you’ve do…
 
“You have to preserve your energy because this year has been about pace,” says iconic restaurateur Danny Meyer in his fourth Rapid Response interview. Meyer catches us up on the past seven-plus months of operating in the midst of the pandemic. In the beginning of the summer, when Covid rates were plummeting in New York City, he says he was full of …
 
Want to create successful YouTube ad campaigns? Of course you do! YouTube boasts an audience of two billion (yes, billion) monthly users. The right ads can help you reach a big audience, build relationships with prospects, and enjoy a stellar return on ad spend (ROAS). If you need help getting started, this episode of the Foundr podcast will empowe…
 
To achieve massive scale, you don’t just need founders, you also need a re-founder – someone to come in at a later stage to keep the mission and culture on track. As Microsoft’s third CEO ever – after Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer – Satya Nadella is doing just that. He’s fostered a culture at Microsoft that rewards new ideas and makes room for feedb…
 
In Episode 45 of the Talking Grammer podcast, I caught up with second year Lobo football coach Danny Gonzales ahead of his program's 2021 season in an interview that has less to do with X's and O's and more to do with his growing up in Albuquerque, his role in the Athletic Department beyond coaching football and, yes, even his sensitive side. From …
 
Hollywood may build stars, but gaming is "the biggest, fastest-growing entertainment medium in the world," says CEO Andrew Wilson of Electronic Arts. That's why businesses from Netflix to Disney to Facebook are eyeing the space, along with creators and startups eager to tap into the entrepreneurial opportunities posed by the still-evolving "metaver…
 
You’ve heard data has the power to make or break a business. Nobody knows this more than Anne Wojcicki, co-founder of biotech giant 23andMe. After 15 years of leveraging data to build a game-changing company, Wojcicki made headlines this summer when she became the latest self-made billionaire in the United States. In this episode of the Foundr podc…
 
Coming August 31st: An all-new season of Masters of Scale, with iconic leaders and rising stars of scale companies. This season, Reid Hoffman trades theories with Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, Robert Reffkin, founder and CEO of Compass, Indra Nooyi, former CEO of Pepsico, Jessica Alba, founder of The Honest Company, Beth Ford, CEO of Land O'Lake…
 
Facing off with the FTC isn't for the timid. But when your mission and your business model are aligned, the hard decisions – about risk, about investment, about priorities – become clearer. Francis deSouza is CEO of Illumina, the world’s dominant maker of gene sequencing technology. After playing a key role in the creation of Covid vaccines, Illumi…
 
It’s time to get the facts straight on how you can make money selling on Amazon. Scott Needham, founder of SmartScout and co-founder of BuyBoxer, shares how he built a top 25 worldwide Amazon seller and what practical steps you can take to grow your business on the platform. In this episode of the Foundr podcast, Nathan Chan chats with Scott to dis…
 
Reid’s personal advice on the most important success factor for any scale leader: your mindset. Talking with editor-at-large Bob Safian, Reid shares how he approaches every challenge with a learning mindset: ask the right questions, leverage networks, and build curiosity and resilience. To cement the idea, he shares Lesson One from the new Masters …
 
Prerna Gupta is a serial entrepreneur who entered the tech spotlight when her Songify app hit #1 in the app store. She’s gone on to co-found several startups focused on music, dating, and short stories, and in 2011 Fast Company named her one of the most influential women in technology. She hasn’t slowed down since. Gupta is currently the CEO of Tel…
 
What can entrepreneurs learn from a genre-crossing, multi-platinum musician? How to take a big opportunity — and leverage it into something epic. From his earliest days as a founding member of the Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am learned from mentors how to not only identify big opportunities but compound them. From the Super Bowl to the first iTunes com…
 
Ashik Ahmed doesn’t like the term “tech unicorn.” As the CEO and cofounder of Deputy, a homegrown workforce management solution, Ashik’s priority is creating impact for their customers. To date, the company has partnered with 250,000 workplaces across 100 countries. Ashik is aiming for more. In this episode of the Foundr podcast, Nathan Chan chats …
 
In light of the conversations around prioritizing athletes' mental health, Andy talks to NABC’s Craig Robinson, Providence’s Ed Cooley and Navy’s John Carter Jr. From a coach, player and executive director's perspective, the group discusses how the stigma has evolved and how we can continue to move forward in this space. See omnystudio.com/listener…
 
You need a strong culture to build a company that will scale beyond the early startup days. And strong company cultures only emerge when every employee feels they own the culture from Day One. Here's how Reed Hastings and his team at Netflix did it – and made their culture deck famous in the process. Cameo appearances: Jeff Weiner (LinkedIn), Aneel…
 
Even an 118-year-old company needs an entrepreneurial jolt. When Jochen Zeitz took over as CEO of motorcycle maker Harley Davidson in early 2020, he moved quickly to restructure the business – even in the midst of the pandemic's highest uncertainty. That defiance paid off, settling investors and refocusing the company. He's trimmed the product line…
 
Labeled the “Steve Jobs of Investing”, Ray Dalio is easily one of the most successful investors of our time. The Principles: Work & Life author is the larger-than-life mentor we all need in our day-to-day life. It’s incredible to learn that the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world's biggest hedge fund firm which manages roughly $150 billion…
 
Bleacher Report's Jonathan Wasserman joins Andy to break down some of the top prospects of the 2021 NBA Draft. Andy gives us his Mock NBA Draft of Lottery teams. Auburn's Sharife Cooper talks challenges of last season season, what he showed on the court for the Tigers and shares his watch party setup. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa…
 
Unconventional ideas define entrepreneurship: They fuel dreams but also spur naysayers and obstacles. Katia Beauchamp, co-founder and CEO of Birchbox, has repeatedly found ways to recast the unconventional as something obvious, enabling ongoing growth through repeated challenges. When Katia and her co-founder introduced Birchbox, its novel business…
 
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