Stanford University podcasts
Stanford’s podcast library is huge; spanning topics from work-life balance to product development and globalisation, the university is able to grill high-level staff from some of the world’s largest companies on how they make decisions to secure growth.
Several of these conversations are recordings from public lectures and panels held at Stanford, in which an academic will put questions to investors and company chief executive. Over 12 seasons of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders podcast, for example, listeners can learn about the career histories and everyday challenges of management at the likes of Disney/Pixar, ModCloth, Dropbox, Spotify and Instagram.
SmartCompany’s pick: Vice president of product design at Facebook, Julie Zhou, explains the key elements that go into problem solving at the platform.
All that glitters is not gold: The upsurge of paid followers and engagement on LinkedIn Sue Parker DARE Group founder
Webcams and monitored bathroom breaks: Why employee monitoring is counter-productive Ian Whitworth Scene Change co-founder
Locked and uploaded: How to take bricks-and-mortar stores digital with video Michael Langdon Levity director
Why retailers have no idea about the future Dean Salakas The Party People chief
There's only one way to attract and retain millennial talent — but it'll cost you a few bricks Lauren Lowe Future Fitouts co-founder
Advice for going green, from one chief executive to another James Chin Moody Sendle co-founder