Steven J. Dubner
Journalist Steven J. Dubner hosts this audience favourite, which spawned a book of the same name and challenges the idea that the world of business is boring. Each week, Dubner tackles an unsolved problem or big question about the world of work, the economy or wealth, often with expert commentary from economist Steven D. Levitt.
From what vampires can teach you about economics to why Western economies now prioritise innovation over maintaining things that already work, this is a consistently informative listen, and will provide a break from your everyday business worries.
SmartCompany’s pick: Are we in a mattress store bubble? An investigation into how many mattress stores can be sustained in the US market.
Be honest about your situation: How vulnerability helps businesses thrive Sue Parker DARE Group founder
Own it: The 10 things you need to do to manage your personal brand Lisa Stephenson Who Am I Projects founder
Six invaluable lessons: What 20 years in aged care taught me about being an entrepreneur Natasha Chadwick NewDirection Care founder
An entrepreneurial superpower: Eight tips to help develop resilience Adala Bolto ZADI Training co-founder
Going through a lull? Five areas you should invest in when sales drop Tamara Alaveras and Sonia Majkic 3 Phase Marketing co-founders
Pet-food lickers and changing-room strippers: Why you’ll never sell to people you don’t understand Ian Whitworth Scene Change co-founder
Blandification™ and the state of modern branding Jeffrey Oley The Offices co-founder
Why you should find the right role for the right person — not the other way around Bruce Stronge Outfit founder