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Thinkers50 Podcast: Marshall Van Alstyne and Fake News

In this second conversation between Des Dearlove and Marshall Van Alstyne we hear about the social problem of Fake News.  Marshall's work looks at when private companies can police themselves, and when government intervention is required. They also discuss the problem...

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Thinkers50 Podcast: Marshall Van Alstyne: Platforms

In this conversation between Des Dearlove and Marshall Van Alstyne, Professor at Boston University and author of Platform Revolution, the two discuss the nature of platforms and the three requirements for something to qualify as a platform. Listen to the Podcast...

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Thinkers50 Podcast: Chris Clearfield and Meltdown

Thinkers50's Stuart Crainer interviews Chris Clearfield, coauthor of Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It with András Tilcsik, about how  various failures have a shared DNA. How are these failures connected? How can learning about these...

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Thinkers50 Podcast: Ricardo Vargas

Thinkers50's Stuart Crainer interviews Ricardo Vargas, Executive Director of the Brightline Initiative, about why we need to be aware of the gap between new business ideas and their implementation. Vargas speaks to the need for urgency when you want to create lasting...

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Thinkers50 Podcast: Dan Pontefract

In this podcast brought to you in partnership with the Brightline Initiative, Stuart Crainer interviews Dan Pontefract on his books Flat Army, The Purpose Effect, and Open to Think. Dan explains how organisations' archaic leadership styles lead to poor company culture...

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Thinkers50 Podcast: Reynolds & Lewis

In this podcast brought to you in partnership with the Brightline Initiative, Stuart Crainer interviews Alison Reynolds and David Lewis about the Qi Effect. What is the Qi effect? In our organizations, we design and implement processes, procedures and rules to control...

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Thinkers50 Podcast: Sheena Iyengar

In this podcast brought to you in partnership with the Brightline Initiative, Stuart Crainer is in coversation with Sheena Iyengar, professor of business at Columbia University, and best-selling author of “The Art of Choosing,” which was named one of the best business...

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Podcast: Howard Yu, “Leap”

Howard Yu, author of "Leap: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied", discusses the common pain point of executives whose products can be copied at any moment. Is this a new phenomenon? And for leaders who have managed to escape this trap, what common...

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