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The Prof G Show with Scott Galloway

We live in a winner-take-all economy that’s bifurcating into those who are part of the innovation economy and those who aren’t. Every week best-selling author, professor and entrepreneur Scott Galloway answers questions from you (his listeners) on who’s winning and losing, and how you can get ahead. Other professors, practitioners, and entrepreneurs join Scott to contribute ideas, alternate opinions, and insights to help you thrive at work. Tune in for a no mercy, no malice take on how you can level up your game in the world of business. To submit a question, email a voice recording to OfficeHours@Section4.com.

Office Hours: NFTs, Bullish Investments, and Empathy

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  • 680 views
  • 8 months ago
  • 29:14

Welcome to our first solo Office Hours episode. Scott answers a question about whether he could create a Prof G coin and build his own rundle. He also tells us the investment opportunities he likes in the Edtech and Telehealth spaces, shares resources for learning more about finance, and explains why business leaders need to practice empathy. Have a question for Scott? Email a voice recording to officehours@profgmedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How Software Ate Finance — with Martin Chavez

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  • 640 views
  • 8 months ago
  • 58:12

Marty Chavez, a senior advisor to Sixth Street Partners and the former CIO and CFO of Goldman Sachs, shares his ideas around regulating big tech like big banks, and discusses the trends playing out in our financial ecosystem. Marty breaks down the crypto space, fintech, and what’s at stake when the meme stocks surge. Follow Marty on Twitter, @RMartinChavez Scott opens with his thoughts on WeWork going public via a SPAC merger.  Algebra of Happiness: addressing income inequality.  Marty’s Stanford Course: Money and Digital Currency Innovation  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Crypto, NFTs, and Blockchain ft. Raoul Pal

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  • 1.5K views
  • 9 months ago
  • 53:07

We’re mixing it up today and busting right into our interview with Raoul Pal, the co-founder and CEO of Real Vision Group and Global Macro Investor. Raoul breaks down everything from why the digital asset space is disrupting everything — including higher education, the future of blockchain, and how Bitcoin could actually be a catalyst in the push towards clean energy. Follow Raoul on Twitter, @RaoulGMI. Raoul's book reference: The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy - What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America's Next Rendezvous with Destiny by Neil Howe and William Strauss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Stoicism and Celebrating Success ft. Ryan Holiday

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  • 670 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 01:10:21

Ryan Holiday is a media strategist and the author of ten books including, The Obstacle Is the Way, Ego Is the Enemy, The Daily Stoic, Conspiracy, and Stillness is the Key. He joins Scott to discuss how the four virtues of stoicism (courage, temperance, justice, and wisdom) are integrated into everyday life. Ryan also shares what stoicism has taught him about fatherhood. Follow him on Twitter, @RyanHoliday Scott opens with his thoughts on Google’s Career Certificates and what companies need to do for ed tech to fully take off. He also discusses the IPO market and Disney’s seven-year agreement with the NHL.  This Week’s Office Hours: the negative externalities of paywalls, opportunities for Apple to innovate, applying “don’t keep score” to your professional life, and maintaining work-life balance.  Algebra of Happiness: Mark your wins with indelible ink.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

SPACs, Stocks, and Being Indispensable ft. Andrew Ross Sorkin

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  • 730 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 01:09:39

Andrew Ross Sorkin joins Scott to discuss the state of play on SPACs, the markets, and the tech stocks. Andrew also shares how the pandemic has impacted his family life and work. Follow Andrew on Twitter, @andrewrsorkin. Scott opens with his thoughts on why states shouldn’t get a bailout, CDC guidelines, Netflix testing out short-form video clips, and Twitter testing out commerce on the platform.  This Week’s Office Hours: whether Twitter should acquire Reddit, NFTs, and a litmus test for whether you should go get your MBA. Algebra of Happiness: A poem from a listener.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Burnout, the Media, and Twitter’s Business Moves

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  • 480 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 01:00:24

Jason Kint, the CEO of Digital Content Next, joins Scott to break down Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code. Jason also shares his thoughts on the broader digital ecosystem including Section 230, how cryptocurrencies might come into the digital media space, and why he’s bullish on Clubhouse. Follow Jason on Twitter, @jason_kint.  Scott opens with his thoughts on COVID-19 vaccine news, Robinhood planning for its IPO, Target’s partnership with Apple, and Amazon launching a digital currency in Mexico.  This Week’s Office Hours: Twitter’s recent business developments, deciding to double down on product development or content creation, and dealing with burnout.  Algebra of Happiness: the passage of time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Responsible Innovation and Venture Capital

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  • 500 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 01:03:52

Hemant Taneja, a managing director at General Catalyst and the founder of the firm’s Silicon Valley operations, joins Scott to discuss the venture capital space, why he’s bullish on the healthcare sector, and why responsible innovation is more important than ever. Hemant also shares his thoughts on the energy space and why Tesla is a key player. Follow Hemant on Twitter, @htaneja. Scott opens with his thoughts on LVMH buying 50 percent of Jay-Z’s champagne brand as well as his thoughts on the luxury brand market.  This Week’s Office Hours: Australia vs. Facebook and buying shares on the secondary market. Algebra of Happiness: Love & Empathy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Andrew Yang's Run for Mayor

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  • 370 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 31:16

Andrew Yang, a Democratic candidate for New York City mayor, joins Scott to discuss his campaign. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Algebra of Wealth

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  • 640 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 01:09:35

Noreena Hertz, an economist, a bestselling author, and an Honorary Professor at the University College London, joins Scott to discuss the learnings from her latest book, “The Loney Century: How to Restore Human Connection in a World That's Pulling Apart.” We find out how loneliness impacts more than just our mental health and the second-order effects of our “contactless” world. Follow Noreena on Twitter, @noreenahertz Scott opens by explaining the algebra of wealth — or in other words, how to get rich.  This Week’s Office Hours: CEO compensation, Roblox and deferred revenue, and deciding whether to get an MBA.  Additional Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Attention Graph

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  • 910 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 01:09:12

Dr. Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas, the co-authors of Humor, Seriously: why humor is a secret weapon in business and life, join Scott to discuss their research, the four humor styles they’ve identified, and how to incorporate more levity into your workday. Jennifer and Noami also teach Humor: Serious Business at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Follow Jennifer and Naomi on Twitter, @aaker and @nbagdonas. Scott opens with his thoughts on Apple’s move into mobility. This Week’s Office Hours: investing in the post-COVID family, how the Big Four consulting firms can move into recurring revenue, and finding meaning within your work. Have a question for Scott? Email a voice recording to officehours@section4.com.  Algebra of Happiness: Who is in your kitchen cabinet?  Additional Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

GameStop Saga Continued

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  • 390 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 01:05:07

Whitney Tilson, the founder and CEO of Empire Financial Research, joins Scott to discuss the learnings from the WallStreetBets short-squeeze and the markets more generally. We also find out why Whitney is bullish on Transportation as a Service (TaaS). Follow him on Twitter, @WhitneyTilson.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the latest developments involving GameStop. Scott also explains how Apple CEO Tim Cook discussing the importance of privacy is an example of “laddering.” This Week’s Office Hours: angel investing, why Apple should acquire Peloton instead of doing a product partnership, and Gap’s brand strategy. Have a question for Scott? Email a voice recording to officehours@section4.com.  Algebra of Happiness: Marshall Plan for Moms Reading Recommendation: Innovation & Recasting Your Life Opening joke credit: Simon Holland Additional Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

State of Play: GameStop

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  • 450 views
  • 10 months ago
  • 39:50

Aswath Damodaran, a professor of finance at NYU Stern, joins Scott to discuss the news surrounding GameStop and the short squeeze. Aswath also shares his thoughts on SPACs, the markets more broadly, and the importance of diversifying your portfolio. Follow him on Twitter, @AswathDamodaran. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

State of Play: Inflation, Twitter, and Story Stocks

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  • 340 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 01:00:04

Neil Irwin, a senior economic correspondent at The New York Times, joins Scott to discuss the economic learnings from the Trump-era, inflation, and his thoughts on the stimulus efforts. Neil is also the author of, “The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire” and “How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World.” Follow him on Twitter, @Neil_Irwin.  Scott opens with why Twitter needs a new business model and details what strengths Twitter can leverage. Scott makes the case for new leadership at Twitter. This Week’s Office Hours: Bitcoin, Amazon platform sellers, and the future of story stocks. Have a question for Scott? Email a voice recording to officehours@section4.com.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Great Grift

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  • 360 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 52:55

Lina Khan, an associate professor of law at Columbia Law School, joins Scott to discuss the latest around Big Tech’s unchecked power and the broader effects of monopolistic behavior on the economy. She shares her thoughts on how break ups could benefit the markets, why traditional antitrust laws aren’t necessarily suited for the digital market, and how the dynamics of antitrust have changed over the past couple of years. Follow Lina on Twitter, @linamkhan. Scott begins by outlining how we could have used our $5 trillion stimulus effort to prop up Americans who needed the most help, rather than letting the rich get richer. Related Reading: The Great Grift. This Week’s Office Hours: why Big Tech probably won’t make a move into the DTC genetic testing market and how rundles increase a company's valuation. Have a question for Scott? Email a voice recording to officehours@section4.com.  Algebra of Happiness: demonstrate more grace.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Need for Accountability

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  • 370 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 01:02:44

Scott and Michael Smerconish, the host of a daily radio program heard on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel and the host of CNN’s “Smerconish,” discuss their thoughts on the insurrection that took place last week at the U.S. Capitol. Michael explains how the media has led us to this polarization and shares his experience as being a radio host for the past 30 years. Follow Michael on Twitter, @smerconish. Scott opens with why we shouldn’t applaud the tech CEOs for kicking the President off their platforms and how the violent event that unfolded last week marks a need to vaccinate our nation with a new respect for institutions and greater accountability.  This Week’s Office Hours: CPG brands, the digital advertising bubble, and a prediction about AMC Theatres. Have a question for Scott? Email a voice recording to officehours@section4.com.  Related Reading: Stupid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2021 Predictions: The Great Dispersion

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  • 720 views
  • 11 months ago
  • 53:34

Scott reflects on the 2020 predictions he got right and wrong and then dives into his predictions for the new year. You'll hear his thoughts on the dispersal of work, hospitality, and healthcare, as well as potential acquisitions, stocks he's watching, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Lead with Resilience

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  • 400 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 51:27

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, the senior associate dean of leadership programs for the Yale School of Management, joins Scott to discuss leadership during a time of COVID-19 and the characteristics that make great business leaders. Follow Jeffrey on Twitter, @JeffSonnenfeld.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the second coronavirus relief package and Walmart’s shoppable live stream on TikTok.  This Week’s Office Hours: whether music labels might put their catalogs behind a wall, brand likability, and the bifurcation of an Android vs. iOS world. Have a question for Scott? Email a voice recording to officehours@section4.com.  Algebra of Happiness: Prof G’s Person of the Year.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

State of Play: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

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  • 520 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 01:04:04

Michael Saylor, the co-founder and CEO of MicroStrategy, joins Scott to give us the 411 on Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency space. Michael explains why he’s been making big bets on Bitcoin and investing his company’s treasury into the cryptocurrency. He also shares his advice on navigating our world of superabundance. Follow Michael on Twitter, @michael_saylor. Scott opens with his thoughts on Tesla joining the S&P 500 on December 21st and Disney’s mammoth content announcements.  This Week’s Office Hours: why WhatsApp is Facebook’s most valuable asset, investing in the cannabis industry, and the second-order effects of remote work. Have a question for Scott? Email a voice recording to officehours@section4.com.  Algebra of Happiness: a call to arms.  Subscribe to The Prof G Show on YouTube here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Post-Pandemic World Economy

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  • 600 views
  • 12 months ago
  • 01:02:54

Dambisa Moyo, a global economist and bestselling author, joins Scott to discuss the five trends she believes will define the post-pandemic world economy. They discuss all sorts of topics like the private sector, deglobalization, and public policy. Dambisa also explains what board members can be doing better. She is a trusted advisor on macroeconomics, geopolitics, and technology themes and serves on a number of global corporate boards including 3M Corporation, Chevron, and Condé Nast. Follow her on Twitter, @dambisamoyo. Scott opens with his thoughts on the big IPO week and how Airbnb achieves three hurdles: differentiation, relevance, and sustainability, while DoorDash does not. He also explains why he believes WarnerMedia’s decision to release its slate of 2021 films in theaters and on HBO Max the same day is a baller move.  This week’s Office Hours: the future of the podcast industry and whether CrossFit could take on Peloton’s business model. Have a question for Scott? Email a voice recording to officehours@section4.com.  Algebra of Happiness: advice for giving care at the end of a loved one’s life.  Dambisa’s book recommendations: This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Capitalism Needs Empathy

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  • 510 views
  • about 1 year ago
  • 47:48

Nick Molnar, the co-founder and CEO of Afterpay, joins Scott to discuss the company’s ‘buy now, take now, pay later’ business model, how millennials' spending habits are changing, and Nick’s experience as an entrepreneur. Nick also compares and contrasts running a startup in San Francisco vs. Sydney.  Scott opens with his thoughts on the acceleration of e-commerce.  This week’s Office Hours: Airbnb and tax regulations, deciding whether to get an M.B.A, and why experiential retail can’t save every retailer.  Algebra of Happiness: the vulnerability of capitalism. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices