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Tech in the Right Direction
MENtors that make a difference Featuring Breno Araujo

Tech in the Right Direction

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 37:04


Meet Breno Araujo from BOTO as he discusses with Jennifer Didier how the hiring practices of BOTO pursues qualified women for Technology jobs. Breno shares his unique ideas on how to maintain the candidates they hire. A little more about Breno Araujo: Breno Araujo is the Founder and CEO of BOTO, a no-code platform that allows anyone to build and share automation. Before BOTO, Breno was head of Revenue Intelligence for Ripple and has been in the blockchain space since 2016. Breno has been coding since he was 12 years old, and has an MBA from INSEAD and a BSC in Mechatronics Engineering from PUC-Rio (Brazil).

Poets&Quants
What Schools Are Doing To Attract Laid-Off Tech Workers

Poets&Quants

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 20:19


The Innovation Show
The Scheherazade Method: Change a Person's Mind

The Innovation Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 15:35


Once upon a time, the Persian king of all kings, Shahryār, beheaded his wife after discovering she was unfaithful. Overcome with rage, the monarch resolved to exact revenge on womankind by taking a new wife each night and beheading her the next morning. After most of the eligible women in the kingdom had either fled or been killed, Scheherazade, the daughter of the king's advisor, devised a scheme to save herself and future victims. Scheherazade insisted on marrying the monarch, and on their first night together she told him a story, without revealing the ending. The king permitted her to live another day to finish her tale, and so she continued with her cliffhangers for 1,001 nights. Eventually, Scheherazade's stories caused the king to have a change of heart, realise the injustices he had wrought and cease his vengeful rampage. Scheherazade, the narrator of the tales of One Thousand and One Nights, earned her place as one of the shrewdest heroines in world literature. While this story was set in the Islamic Golden Age, Scheherazade could be considered a highly effective coach or psychotherapist today. Through storytelling techniques, she awakened the king's curiosity, challenged his behaviour and managed to change his outlook on life. Scheherazade's form of psychological intervention can be applied to different situations.   Manfred Kets de Vries is the Distinguished Clinical Professor of Leadership Development & Organisational Change at INSEAD and the Raoul de Vitry d'Avaucourt Chaired Professor of Leadership Development, Emeritus. He is the Programme Director of The Challenge of Leadership, one of INSEAD's top Executive Education programmes. The article is available here: https://knowledge.insead.edu/leadership-organisations/how-change-someones-mind

2B Bolder Podcast : Career Insights for the Next Generation of Women in Business & Tech
Career Insights from an accomplished and ambitious member of the prestigious Women's Forum Rising Talents Class of 2022

2B Bolder Podcast : Career Insights for the Next Generation of Women in Business & Tech

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2022 41:35


In episode #69 of the 2B Bolder Podcast, Winnie Wong, Professor at the SP Jain School of Global Management in Singapore, joins the show. She teaches master's courses in Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Sales Strategy. Winnie is a frequent keynote speaker, researcher, and storyteller. As a thought leader, she is writing her first book titled: "East Asian Women in Entrepreneurship," available this coming Spring, 2023. Winnie's book "East Asian Women in Entrepreneurship" explores:1. Why do East Asian women turn to entrepreneurship & what barriers do they face?2. What are the factors to their success as entrepreneurs?3. How our communities can better support them?Winnie's industry experience spans big tech, consulting, and scale-up. Within big tech, Winnie led the operations of one of Meta's largest sales divisions across a suite of leading advertising products, including Facebook & Instagram. As a Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, she partnered with clients to monetize their businesses, sharpen their product offerings, and improve their customer experience 10x better than their competitors. Within tech scale-up, Winnie managed worldwide operational developments across APAC, LATAM, and EMEA markets for a Rocket Internet e-Commerce unicorn that went public in 2019. She is a data-driven problem solver skilled in growth strategy, change management & operations across multinational organizations. Winnie has lived in Canada, the United Kingdom, France, China, and Singapore. In her spare time, Winnie enjoys the outdoors, French cooking, and mentoring early-stage entrepreneurs. As an amateur athlete, she earned her yoga teaching certification in India, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, and was part of the world's first team to stand-up paddleboard through Bhutan. Winnie holds an MBA from INSEAD, where she was named a Forte Fellow. In 2022, she was named a Rising Talent at the Women's Forum in Paris, France.Tune in to hear Winnie share her insights about her journey, the motivation for writing her new book, and her love of supporting entrepreneurs. Winnie is a brilliant woman who's open and honest about her challenges throughout her career and how they led to meaningful self-discovery. Hearing her tell her story will move you and inspire you to believe anything is possible.Connect with Winnie Wong on LinkedInRead about Rising TalentsPre-order Winnie's Book on East Asian Women in EntrepreneurshipThe 2B Bolder Podcast provides first-hand access to some amazing women. Guests will include women from leading enterprise companies to startups, women execs, coders, account execs, engineers, doctors, and innovators.Listen to 2B Bolder for more career insights from women in tech and business. Support the show

Poets&Quants
How To Do An MBA Admissions Interview

Poets&Quants

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 36:24


Disruptors for GOOD
The Black Soldier Fly and Addressing the World's Growing Protein Demand with Insects is the Future - Michael Badeski // Co-founder of INSEACT

Disruptors for GOOD

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 40:32


Causeartist - Social Impact Venture Jobs board - Learn moreCauseartist Catalog and Directory - See hereNominations are open for Social Entrepreneurs to Watch for in 2023 - Nominate hereNominations are open for Nonprofit Leaders Who Will Impact the World in 2023 - Nominate here ---> Check out the Causeartist Partners here.---> Subscribe to the Causeartist Newsletter here.In Episode 156 of the Disruptors for Good podcast, Causeartist contributor, Rafael Aldon, speaks with Michael Badeski, COO of INSEACT, on the black soldier fly and the mission to provide sustainable and healthy food sources for the world through innovative technologies.Almost all seafood is farmed, and almost all farmed seafood uses wild-caught fish as the protein component of feed. INSEACT changes this by replacing fish protein with insect protein. INSEACT grows black soldier fly larvae fed with waste from the palm oil industry that was otherwise destined for landfill. INSEACT's unique protein application in shrimp aquaculture performs more profitably than traditional feed options.This improved performance allows INSEACT to achieve impact at scale, with a focus in Asia. The high-performance protein product INSEACT offers diverts agri-waste back from landfill back into the foodstream to close the circular economy loop. The INSEAD mission is to provide sustainable and healthy food sources for the world through innovative technologies.The founders met at INSEAD MBA, have a background in food entrepreneurship and industrial scale-up, and previously worked at the European market leader in insect protein.Michael is a former engineer consultant at a global top 10 engineering firm where he designed industrial facilities such as   algae production factories. He has also scaled a venture-backed B2B startup and serves as advisor for a VC firm's portfolio companies. As INSEACT's COO, Michael is in charge of operations and insect protein production.  Michael holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from McGill University and an MBA from INSEAD.Causeartist - Social Impact Venture Jobs board - Learn moreCauseartist Catalog and Directory - See hereNominations are open for Social Entrepreneurs to Watch for in 2023 - Nominate hereNominations are open for Nonprofit Leaders Who Will Impact the World in 2023 - Nominate here---> Check out the Causeartist Partners here.---> Subscribe to the Causeartist Newsletter here.Listen to more Causeartist podcast shows hereFollow Grant on Twitter and LinkedInFollow Causeartist on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram

Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast
Wire Taps 261—Nigerian M.D., next season. Indian, family business. Central Asian, in the U.S.

Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 33:31


This week's episode kicks off with the usual rundown of recent activity on MBA LiveWire, which included admits for Cornell / Johnson's Round 1 and interview invites for Berkeley / Haas.  In terms of upcoming dates of note, this week INSEAD has its Round 2 deadline. Graham highlighted the Real Humans pieces for INSEAD, Haas, and Boston College / Carroll as well as a recently published focus on two veterans at NYU / Stern and an interview with Georgetown / McDonough's Career Services Director. Alex and Graham then discussed the recently published employment report for Northwestern / Kellogg (impressive, including 40% heading to consulting and an average starting salary of $165,000); this led to a discussion on whether we are heading into a recession, and its implications for prospective MBA students. Graham also reminded listeners about Clear Admit's upcoming Deferred Enrolment event for this Wednesday; signups are here: https://bit.ly/defermba As usual, this episode of WireTaps features three candidate profile reviews, taken from ApplyWire entries on the site. First up, Alex selected a female candidate from Nigeria who is targeting Round 1 next season. She's an M.D., and has a strong focus on the business-side of healthcare. She hasn't taken the GMAT yet, but Alex and Graham are hoping for a high score so she can target the very best U.S.-based healthcare MBA programs. This week's second candidate works in a family business in India. She's targeting Round 2 this season, and Alex and Graham had a conversation about her overall strategy, and whether it's worth keeping in mind that she might be a stronger candidate in Round 1 for next season. The final candidate for this episode has some somewhat pedestrian numbers, but Alex and Graham really like what's under the surface. This applicant is originally from Central Asia, and plan to return there in the long run, to focus on the sustainable energy industry. This episode was recorded in Cornwall, England and Paris, France. It was produced and engineered in Philadelphia by Dennis Crowley. Please remember to rate and review this podcast wherever you listen and to 'stay safe everybody'!

Network Capital
Understanding the world of Web3 with the Head of Platform of LongHash Ventures Stefano Bury

Network Capital

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 42:17


In this podcast we cover - 1. Framework for understanding the evolving web3 landspace 2. Insights on value distribution on the internet 3. Experience as an investor in the web3 and crypto ecosystem Stefano Bury has over fifteen years of experience in the business world. Stefano started their career as a Sales & Trading at BHP and then moved on to various boutique consulting firms before joining McKinsey & Company as an Engagement Manager. In February 2021, they became the Head of Platform at LongHash Ventures. Stefano has a proven track record in leadership and management and is known for their strategic thinking and ability to get things done. Stefano Bury has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD. Their manager is Emma Cui, CEO & Founding Partner. They are on a team with and Shi Khai Wei - COO & General Partner.

Transformative Principal
Virtual Family Well-being Nights with Ami Shah Transformative Principal 505

Transformative Principal

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 0:03


Ami Shah is the Co-Founder and CEO of Peekapak, an award-winning social-emotional learning platform that engages elementary and middle school students to learn skills like self-regulation, empathy and teamwork and reaches over 450,000 educators and students. Peekapak does this using stories, evidence-based lessons, and game-based learning. Behind-the-scenes, teachers, and administrators receive real-time reports showing a student's progress and emotional state.  This empowers educators to be proactive in helping curb future mental health issues. Educators can share pre-written class updates, activities, and stories with families to reinforce learning at home in English and Spanish. Peekapak is backed by; Silicon Valley-based accelerator, Imagine K12, the Edtech vertical of Y Combinator and the Unreasonable Institute. Ami has earned an MBA from INSEAD, a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and is passionate about improving youth education, and has previously taught in K–4 classrooms and advised & volunteered at education-related non-profit organizations. Ami has been featured on Toronto Life, Flare, TechVibes, CBC and numerous other outlets.  Ami has also spoken on topics such as social-emotional learning, student well-being, and mental health and education technology. Ami has spoken at conferences such as SXSWedu, Future of Education Technology Conference, LearnLaunch, ASU GSV and many more. Overcoming the barriers Interviewed over 300 educators to find out if SEL is actually important. It's really hard to fit this in if it's not required. Weren't taught this, how am I expected to teach this to my students Shouldn't parents be teaching this? How to involve parents in SEL. Family Well-being nights How to be a transformative principal? Help people feel heard. Sponsors Pikmykid Improve your school dismissal and safety response with Pikmykid, the Schools Safety and Dismissal Platform. Help move your dismissal from chaos to calm, get kids to their families faster and safer.  Visit pikmykid.com/be to learn more Transformative Principal Mastermind Lead a school everyone can be proud of. Being a principal is tough work. You're pulled in all kinds of directions. You never have the time to do the work that really matters. Join me as I help school leaders find the time to do the work they became principals to do. I help you stop putting out fires and start leading. Learn more at https://transformativeprincipal.com

Poets&Quants
Creating A Culture Of Engagement

Poets&Quants

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2022 27:36


Looking for an engaging graduate business program? Look no further than SMU Cox School of Business, where each program is intimate in size, experiential learning is at the center of the curriculum, Dallas roots are deep and rich, and the alumni network is vast and strong.

IT TECH TALK
Ivna Curi Founder of Assertive Way

IT TECH TALK

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 29:30


Ivna Curi is the CEO and founder of AssertiveWay.com, a leading website offering communication training, workshops, and a community of professionals looking to improve their speaking up and assertiveness skills. Ivna is also the host of the “Speak Your Mind Unapologetically” podcast. Over 21,000 students have benefited from personal coaching sessions with Ivna or attended her training sessions. Ivna is a Forbes contributor and holds a Masters in Business Administration from INSEAD, a leading MBA program outside of the U.S. She has lived and worked around the world in 4 of the 7 continents for Fortune 500 companies including Johnson & Johnson, A.T. Kearney, and Etihad Airways. She has a background in analytics, international business, and management consulting. Her training philosophy also addresses paralyzing concerns that professionals typically have like fear of confrontation, conflict, backlash, likability penalty, and being too aggressive. https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Outthinkers
#66—Hermann Simon: Pricing Strategies in Uncertain Times—through Inflation and Beyond

Outthinkers

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 27:17


Hermann Simon is the Founder and Honorary Chairman of Simon-Kucher & Partners, today the world's leading price consultancy with 41 offices and 1600 employees. From 1995 to 2009 he served as the CEO and is the firm's Honorary Chairman today. He is an expert in strategy, marketing and pricing and the only German in the “Thinkers50 Hall of Fame” of the most influential management thinkers in the world. In German-speaking countries he has been continuously voted the most influential living management thinker. The magazine Cicero ranks him in the top 100 of the 500 most important intellectuals. Hermann was a professor of business administration and marketing at the Universities of Mainz and Bielefeld (and a visiting professor at Harvard Business School, Stanford, London Business School, INSEAD, Keio University in Tokyo and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology).Hermann has published over 40 books in 30 languages, including world bestsellers on Hidden Champions and Price Management. His most recent books are True Profit! No Company Ever Went Broke from Turning a Profit, and Hidden Champions in the Chinese Century: Ascent and Transformation, both published by Springer Nature, New York. The new book Beating Inflation will be out this fall of 2022. In this podcast, he shares:The number one thing most companies get wrong when setting their pricing strategies How to deal with inflation, and how to know when and by how much to raise your prices How new technologies are opening up the possibility of evolving to new, innovative pricing models that we should be considering today __________________________________________________________________________________________"How does the willingness to pay change for customers [during inflation]? Do you have the pricing power to increase your prices without losing volume and customers?"-Hermann Simon_________________________________________________________________________________________Episode Timeline:00:00—Introducing Hermann + The topic of today's episode2:12—If you really know me, you know that...2:47—What is your definition of strategy?3:30—What do companies typically get wrong when it comes to pricing?4:35—How do you approach communicating value when you are competing against many other bidders in the same industry?6:09—What is a "hidden champion?"7:05—What do you do when your competitors are behaving irrationally and engage in price wars?8:56—What do companies get wrong when it comes to pricing in an inflationary environment?11:26—How do you know by how much to change prices given a change in input prices during inflation?13:06—Could you explain your term "phantom profits" that helps people understand if they're ahead or behind a wave?14:37—Could you explain any pricing models that come to mind that are emerging that you recommend to clients?17:57—What are your thoughts on transparency in pricing? Is it a growing trend?20:59—There is the question of "fairness" when it comes to pricing (who puts in value vs. how much they extract when many players are involved). What are your thoughts on the topic?24:47—Is there anything we haven't covered that you'd like to address?26:34—How can people continue to learn from you and follow you?__________________________________________________________________________________________Additional Resources: Personal Page: https://hermannsimon.com/Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simonhermann/Twitter: https://twitter.com/hermannsimonYoutube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZnVfMkFXvm2GLpy5VsVdtA

Untold Stories
Building Through Bear Markets with Viktor Fischer

Untold Stories

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 39:56


Today's guest is Viktor Fischer, the Managing Partner at Rockaway Blockchain Fund. Rockaway Blockchain Fund is a venture capital firm backing leading Web3 founders. Based in Europe and boasting a portfolio of industry-leading decentralized projects, they focus on long-term value creation by providing engineering, liquidity, and community support. At Rockaway, Viktor oversees the onboarding and growth of early-stage blockchain startups. Previously, Viktor worked at McKinsey & Company, focusing on corporate finance and M&A. Viktor previously co-founded Innovatrics, a biometric identification start-up that received multiple awards, including ‘Leading Technology Company in Central Europe' from the Deloitte Technology Fast 50. Viktor holds a Master's degree from HEC Paris and INSEAD and teaches corporate finance and valuation at Charles University, University Paris XI, and various startup accelerators. We discuss various topics, including Rockaway, Venture Investing, Freedom and Crypto, Decentralization, and much more. We begin our conversation by discussing the growing positive sentiment towards crypto throughout Europe. Viktor shares how their team is dispersed throughout Europe and how excited he is about the future of crypto in Europe. We pivot our conversation to discuss Rockaway's, Blockchain Fund. Viktor breaks down how the fund operates and its investment divisions. Viktor discusses his journey to crypto and Rockaway's backstory to the crypto space. Viktor discusses his insights from investing in projects and what makes a project successful. Viktor stresses the importance of a talented founder as a significant determining factor for the success of a project. We pivot our conversation to discuss the crypto venture investing landscape. Viktor explains the current cultural gap between crypto and traditional venture investors. We discuss why crypto needs to be simpler and easier to use. We discuss some compelling use cases for Web3 and the future of Web3. We have a very important conversation about freedom and liberty. We discuss the fragility of freedom and how having freedoms and rights are something to be cherished. We transition to discuss yield. Viktor explains why yield will continue to be crypto's driving force. Our final discussion topic centered on the importance of validators becoming more dynamic in their recruitment of stakers. We discuss ways to incentivize decentralization within staking. -- AngelBlock is a DeFi protocol aimed at solving the issues of fundraising for digital assets and making the process crypto native. More info at https://untoldstories.link/AngelBlock -- BingX is a crypto social trading exchange with over 3M users. BingX offers CFDs, futures, spot, derivatives, and copy trading services to more than 100 countries worldwide and connects users with expert traders on the platform in a safe, simple, and transparent way through social trading networks. For Charlie's listeners only, register using this link for a 155 USDT Welcome Gift: https://untoldstories.link/bingx -- This podcast is powered by Blockworks. For exclusive content and events that provide insights into the crypto and blockchain space, visit them at https://blockworks.co

China Corner Office
Seeing the Unseen: lessons from Chinese tech companies' global venturing

China Corner Office

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 34:59


This week on China Corner Office, Chris Marquis discusses Chinese tech companies and their global expansion with Guoli Chen, Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, and Jianggan Li, founder and CEO of Momentum Works. They discussed the challenges that result from the protective nature of the Chinese ecosystem, as well as the solutions and recommendations from their new book on the topic Seeing the Unseen. Also featured in this show is an in-depth discussion of how Chinese history, especially Mao's enduring influence, functions as a double-edged sword for contemporary Chinese business culture and leadership styles. We also discuss the recent crackdowns on tech firms and the tightening of regulations. We conclude with Guoli and Jianggan providing valuable suggestions to Chinese companies wishing to expand into foreign territory in this era of political and economic uncertainty.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Resoundingly Human
Exploring global health security and healthcare supply chains at #INFORMS2022

Resoundingly Human

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 15:46


Special series featuring in-person interviews from #INFORMS2022 in Indianapolis! I was delighted to be joined in person in Indianapolis at the 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting by Prashant Yadav with INSEAD. He was a keynote presenter at this year's Annual Meeting, Global Health Security and Healthcare Supply Chains: Perspectives and Opportunities for Operations Research, and he kindly took some time out of his busy meeting schedule to sit down with me and explore the topic of his presentation.

Poets&Quants
How Many Business Schools Should You Apply To?

Poets&Quants

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 24:44


Most commonly, candidates apply to between four and six schools. But should you adopt a more conscious strategy of picking reach, target and safety MBA programs? Caroline, Maria and John discuss the issue

Digital HR Leaders with David Green
How to Foster Collaboration Within Hybrid Working Teams (an interview with Mark Mortensen)

Digital HR Leaders with David Green

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 45:27


On today's episode of the Digital HR Leaders podcast, David is joined by Mark Mortensen, Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD. Mark, who is a global thought leader in team collaboration and group dynamics, is known for his research surrounding hybrid working teams. And since we are currently living in a hybrid world, what better time to get him on the show to learn more about his views on what it takes to make hybridity work. This conversation will cover topics such as: - How to ensure equal opportunities amongst your hybrid teams - Fostering team collaboration within a hybrid working model - How to create psychological safety within hybrid teams - How to structure and manage your hybrid teams for the future of work Enjoy! Support from this podcast comes from HiBob. You can learn more by visiting: https://hibobl.ink/DHL Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Lugar de Potência por Ricardo Basaglia
O papel de um RH estratégico | #EP59

Lugar de Potência por Ricardo Basaglia

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2022 64:13


Qual o papel do RH nas organizações? O que mudou de 20 anos pra cá? Como ter um RH estratégico que efetivamente potencializa o business? Não perca este episódio recheado de insights para o seu desenvolvimento. Hoje eu converso com uma convidada, símbolo de determinação: Grazi Di Battista. Ela se destaca por saber bem como aproveitar as oportunidades que surgem pelo caminho. Com uma formação admirável, Grazi estudou Gestão de Hotelaria na Suíça, na renomada IHTTI School e na Bournemouth University e fez MBA na INSEAD, na França. Ela começou a carreira no The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, na Espanha, e rodou o mundo pelo Belmond. De volta ao Brasil, ela passou pelo Carrefour, pela DOW, e em 2013, entrou para o Boticário, onde construiu uma carreira de 9 anos até chegar a posição de Chief Human Resources Officer - Uma Vice Presidente de Recursos Humanos. Durante a conversa, abordamos assuntos sobre carreira, liderança e Grazi não deixou de relevar as inúmeras experiências que conquistou durante toda sua trajetória de sucesso. Adquira meu livro Lugar de Potência: Lições de carreira e liderança de mais de 10 mil entrevistas, cafés e reuniões

Poets&Quants
Why You Were Rejected Without An Interview

Poets&Quants

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 27:29


MBA applicants with exceptional GMAT and GRE scores are routinely turned away by to business schools. Here's why

Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast
Wire Taps 257—13 Applications in one round? Pivoting to investment banking. Start-up experience to tech PM

Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 35:57


This edition of the Clear Admit MBA Admissions podcast kicks off with a quick review of the upcoming MBA admissions deadlines for this week, including final decisions from both Duke / Fuqua and UVA / Darden for their Early Action rounds. Alex and Graham then discussed the considerable activity last week on Live Wire in terms of interview invites for several top MBA programs. Graham highlighted three Real Humans pieces for Cambridge / Judge, CMU / Tepper and Rice / Jones and also noted the new adcom Q&As for INSEAD and CMU / Tepper. Your hosts then weighed in on the Class of 2024 profile for Michigan / Ross, which further highlighted the downturn in applications across the board for last season. Beyond the news and notes, Graham shared an email he and Alex received from a candidate who appears to be strong in all areas, but has a lower GMAT of 680. Alex offered some guidance with that predicament, some of which included aiming a little higher!   Before moving into the candidate profile reviews for this week, Graham reminded listeners Clear Admit's upcoming Deferred Enrolment event; signups are here: https://bit.ly/defermba As always, this episode features in-depth reviews of three ApplyWire entries: First up, Alex selects a candidate from India who has already applied to 13 programs in Round 1! Your hosts discuss the merits and risks of such a strategy, and wonder if they would have been better served with a more targeted approach. Their GRE is decent (326) but their converted GPA might also raise some concerns. They are a civil engineer, with tech consulting experience, and are also involved in three NGOs. This week's second candidate appears to have a strong profile in health care, and is looking to pivot to investment banking in the short run. Alex and Graham think this pivot makes sense based on the applicants long-term plans in healthcare private equity. This profile also prompted your hosts to get into a protracted discussion on the merits of having work experience from a brand-name firm. This week's final candidate appears to have had interesting start-up experience, and is looking to switch into tech product management, post MBA (they do have an engineering degree). This led to a discussion on the value of working in an entrepreneurial, start-up-type environment, in terms of being able to showcase impact. This episode was recorded in Paris, France and Cornwall, England. It was produced and engineered in the City of Brotherly Love by Dennis Crowley. Thanks for listening and please remember to spread the word about this podcast, and to rate and review wherever you may listen.

Critical thinking, critical issues
Reflecting on the past and future of private markets

Critical thinking, critical issues

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 30:10


Opinions expressed are those of the speakers as of the date of publication, are subject to change without notice and do not necessarily reflect Mercer's opinions.Evolution is change, and while change might be continuous, its pace may vary over time. The private markets investment landscape has certainly changed over the years since its beginning in the 1940s and has grown to become a ten trillion US dollar industry. To discuss the evolution we have seen over the years Zeenat Patel is joined by Claudia Zeisberger, professor of entrepreneurship and family enterprise at INSEAD and founder of the Global Private Equity Initiative and Billy Charlton, Mercer's global head of private markets, analytics and research .Register to hear more from Claudia and Billy at the Mercer annual Alternatives Conference hereThis content is for institutional investors and information purposes only. It does not contain investment, financial, legal, tax or any other advice and should not be relied upon for this purpose. The materials are not tailored to your particular personal and/or financial position. If you require advice based on your specific circumstances, you should contact a professional adviser.Read our full important notices - click here

Dominicans en Tech
Episodio 48: Manuel Grullón - Fundador y Presidente de Consejo Directivo de GCS

Dominicans en Tech

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 73:01


Manuel Alejandro Grullon es un emprendedor de mucho mérito, cuenta con una amplia experiencia de 15 años en el desarrollo de startups, la innovación en la industria móvil y las tecnologías aplicadas al sector financiero. Manuel Alejandro es el fundador y presidente del consejo de directores de GCS International y vicepresidente del consejo de administración del banco popular dominicano. Además, Manuel es presidente de Axis Capital Management, presidente del consejo directivo de REMAX dominicana, miembro fundador y pasado presidente de ADOFINTECH, tesorero de la fundación del Museo Altagraciano, fundador y presidente de NERDOT, entre otros. Fundada por Manuel en el 2009 mientras completaba sus estudios en Florida International University, GCS International es la empresa creadora de tPago, la red de servicios Mi Punto, y recientemente, tPresto. GCS fue una de los primeros emprendimientos Fintech en el país y hoy en día ha procesado mas de 675 millones de transacciones electrónicas. Manuel tambien cuenta con una maestría en responsabilidad social de la PUCMM y un MBA Ejecutivo de BARNA y es graduado de INSEAD donde realizo dos programas para altos ejecutivos de negocios. En este episodio, Manuel nos cuenta como ha logrado usar la tecnología para penetrar diferentes segmentos del mercado dominicano. También nos cuenta sobre la importancia de la educación e inclusión financiera y porque estas son clave para poder lograr que los dominicanos adoptemos e integremos las herramientas digitales en nuestro día a día.

Tank Talks
Building Great Culture in a Remote-First World with CEO of Venue Jason Goldlist

Tank Talks

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 53:09


Building company culture through a screen is a challenge more and more organizations are facing these days. The benefits of remote work will not go away, so how can organizations adapt and evolve to build a culture with everyone spread out? Our guest today is Jason Goldlist, CEO and Co-Founder of Venue, a remote-first meeting software for culture-obsessed companies. We talk about Jason's dedication to community throughout his career working at amazing companies like Wealthsimple, and how he got Slack's Founder, Stuart Butterfield and Accel Partners to back his startup.About Jason Goldlist:Jason Goldlist is the Co-Founder and CEO of Venue, he has been an operator with strong ties to community-building for the last 15 years. Prior to Venue, Jason was Head of Marketing and General Manager of Wealthsimple. He also Co-Founded TechTO, one of Canada's most prominent tech communities. He began his career at McKinsey and did his undergrad at the University of New Brunswick and his MBA at INSEAD.A word from our sponsor:At Ripple, we manage all of our fund expenses and employee credit cards using Jeeves. The team at Jeeves helped get me and my team setup with physical and virtual credit cards in days. I was able to allow my teammates to expense items in multiple currencies allowing them to pay for anything, anywhere at anytime. We weren't asked for any personal guarantees or to pay any setup or monthly SaaS fees.Not only does Jeeves save us time, but they also give us cash back on our purchases including expenses like Google, Facebook, or AWS every month. New users can earn up to 3% cashback for their first 90 days.The best part is Jeeves puts up the cash, and you settle up once every 30 days in any currency you want, unlike some other corporate card companies that make you pre-pay every month. Jeeves also recently launched its Jeeves Growth and Working Capital initiative for startups and fast-growing companies to enable more financial freedom for companies. The best thing of all is that Jeeves is live in  24 countries including Canada, US and many other countries around the world.Jeeves truly offers the best all-in-one expense management corporate card program for all startups especially the ones at Ripple and we at Tank Talks could not be more excited to officially partner with them. Listeners of Tank Talks can get set up with a demo of Jeeves today and take advantage of our Tank Talks special with a‍ $250 statement credit after the first $2,500 in spend or a $500 statement credit after the first $5000 in spend. Lastly, all Jeeves cardholders receive access to their Lounge Pass program and access to over 1300 airports globally.Visit tryjeeves.com/tanktalks to learn more.In this episode we discuss:02:37 Jason's journey into tech04:45 Why he leans towards counterintuitive decisions06:30 Lessons Jason took from working at McKinsey09:23 Working in sub Saharan Africa10:57 His experience working at Wealthsimple13:30 Judging his early career in terms of experience in the moment and in retrospect15:29 Jason's first role at Wealthsimple and how it grew19:18 How he worked on Culutre at Weathsimple20:05 Origins of TechTO23:17 What TechTO has accomplished27:25 How the pandemic and the TechTO events schedule inspired Venue30:18 Steps Jason and the Venue team took to help define the problem32:18 Why 2x2 analysis can sometimes deceptive34:20 Building Venue's MVP37:46 How venue is helping build culture and community in the remote world39:58 ROI casestudies for Venue43:09 How Venue's $4M seed came together47:21 The long-term vision for VenueFast Favorites*

The Melting Pot with Dominic Monkhouse
Uncertainty: The Portal to Possibility with Nathan and Susannah Furr

The Melting Pot with Dominic Monkhouse

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 55:13


How do you deal with uncertainty? Do you avoid it at all costs or do you embrace the unknown excitedly?To discuss the upside of uncertainty is husband and wife team, Nathan and Susannah Furr, authors of The Upside of Uncertainty. As the Professor of Strategy and Innovation at INSEAD, and with a PhD from Stanford, Nathan is an expert in innovation and technology strategy. Susannah is an entrepreneur, designer, artist, and contrarian who's recently started a bio-intensive garden as part of a ‘hope accelerator' in Normandy, France. On this episode of The Melting Pot, Nathan and Susannah share their experiences of tackling uncertainty, and discuss how you can improve and train your risk tolerance and seek the upside of uncertainty. And in doing so, how we can then impact organisations. Download and listen to learn more. On today's podcast:The portal to possibility Uncertainty balancesHow do you teach uncertainty?Regret minimisation decision makingDriving innovation inside businesses Links:Books: The Upside of Uncertainty: A Guide to Finding Possibility in the UnknownTwitter:  @nathan_furrLinkedIn: Nathan FurrWebsite: The Upside of Uncertainty

Poets&Quants
MBA Trends: A Look Back At The Past Ten Years

Poets&Quants

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 31:11


On the 10-year anniversary of Fortuna Admissions, we take a look at how MBA admissions and business education has changed over the past decade

The All Things Risk Podcast
Ep. 183: Nathan and Susannah Furr - On the Upside of Uncertainty

The All Things Risk Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 73:12


Nathan and Susannah Furr are the co-authors of a phenomenal book that is firmly in the wheelhouse of our show. It's called The Upside of Uncertainty – A Guide to Finding Possibility in the Unknown. It's been described as a “science-backed guide for navigating and thriving through uncertainty,” and it's a book that is well overdue given the circumstances in which we find ourselves. I am reminded of that lovely Voltaire quote – “Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position but certainty is an absurd one.” And it's appropriate to quote a French philosopher as Nathan and Susannah are Americans based in France. Nathan is an associate professor of strategy at the world-renowned INSEAD in Paris. He teaches innovation and tech strategy and is a recognised expert in these fields having written several books on these topics. Susannah is a designer, art historian with a focus on the Dutch baroque period, and entrepreneur. She founded her own clothing line which was inspired by the intricate embroidery of Dutch women in the baroque. This conversation is fabulous. We not only get into the beauty of uncertainty, but Nathan and Susannah share a number of tools and techniques from their uncertainty ‘first aid cross' that you will hear about. This is all about how to prime, do, reframe and sustain in the midst of uncertainty. These are all essential skills very few of us are formally taught. Show notes: Nathan and Susannah The Upside of Uncertainty – A Guide to Finding Possibility in the Unknown Nathan and Susannah's site “The Peace of Wild Things” – poem by Wendell Berry Transilience World Uncertainty Index The ‘uncertainty first aid cross' John O'Donohue Raymond Poulidor vs Jacques Anquetil on the Puy de Dôme James Carse – Finite and Infinite Games Carol Dweck and a growth mindset _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Like what you heard? Subscribe and/or leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts: http://apple.co/1PjLmK Subscribe on Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/all-things-risk/the-all-things-risk-podcast Subscribe on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7z8jmcbiemLawrHmay65kH Follow the podcast on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RiskThings Drop us a note: allthingsrisk@gmail.com  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Our free course module “How to Set Up Any Decision for Success” from our upcoming course How to Make Decisions With Calm and Confidence  

In The Know
Exploring the Intersection Between Fundraising, Education and NFT Technology - ITK#32

In The Know

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 49:02


In today's business world, it's more important than ever to have a strong online presence. One of the best ways to achieve this is through the use of NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. NFTs are unique digital assets that can be used to represent anything from ownership of a piece of digital art to a stake in a company. NFTs can be bought and sold like any other asset, making them a valuable addition to any business's portfolio. Businesses are embracing this new technology and it will only become more essential to the way we do business in future. MBA students are looking to take advantage of their year here by creating knowledge, experimenting with technologies like blockchain and building networks of key movers in the technology. Today we discuss The Savvy Salamander Study Club (SSSC), founded by five MBA friends and INSEAD looking to explore the intersection among fundraising, education and tech. The club vows that 100% of the net NFT sales will be spent on scholarships and the building of SSSC. Listen on your favourite platform     Our Guests Alex Berghofen, MBA'07D Alex is a former McKinsey Consultant with 22 years' experience. He now wears three hats: he runs an executive search firm, does HR consulting, and is a career coach. He has 12 years' experience in placing Chief Strategy Officers and other C-Suite roles where a top-tier consulting background is critical. Alex focuses on high-impact roles where the risk of making the wrong hire is big. He helps companies improve their HR and esp. talent acquisition processes. He offers interim management, benchmarking, salary surveys, HR diagnostic and transformation. He is passionate about improving the candidate experience. He also offers outplacement services for senior staff. Outside of work, he trades options, dances salsa and bachata and loves to try exotic foods. He tweets about crypto and blockchain topics. Ferdinand Issels, MBA'22J Ferdinand manages Government Affairs and Comms for Helsing, one of Europe's fastest-growing tech companies in new defence. In previous roles, he has led communications and marketing for two of Germany's most prominent industry associations (BDI, VDA) and rebuilt the brand of Europe's largest automotive and mobility fair (IAA). Together with Joning Lee, Jack Ni, Michelle Yu and Rodrigo Pérez Antolin (all MBA 22Js), Ferdinand co-founded the NFT club on campus. After the INSEAD MBA Programme, he moved back to Berlin where he enjoys his spare time with his wife and two-year old son. Oktawian Zajac, MBA'09D Oktawian is Head of BCG in Poland. He is an experienced international leader specialising in transformations and large-scale value improvement programmes across industries. He has helped leading players substantially improve their bottom line and accelerate growth across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas leveraging innovative approaches and cutting-edge technology and advanced analytics. Oktawian is the author of several innovative strategies and tools for improving the resilience and adaptability of companies in volatile market situations and highly competitive environments. Oktawian is also a husband, father of two, and motorsport and racing enthusiast. The Savvy Salamander Study Club (SSSC) SSSC is a collection of unique generative collectibles bred on the Ethereum blockchain. The club is a community of crypto pioneers that look to connect, explore, and shape the future of crypto and tokens while doing good. 100% of the net NFT sale will be spent on INSEAD scholarships and the building of SSSC. The Salamander NFTs work as a token for club membership that will grant access to member-only events and networks. Resources NFTs as a Force for Good: The Case of the Savvy Salamanders A recent article on INSEAD Knowledge on How a group of MBA students built a community of crypto pioneers and a unique approach to fundraising.  digital@INSEAD Leveraging our team of leading academics researchers, corporate partners and global alumni network, digital@INSEAD probes this rapidly evolving space and offers insights, strategies, and value for individuals and businesses to thrive in today's digital age. INSEAD's Digital Programmes Read more on INSEAD Master, Executive as well as Open and Customised Online programmes  Web3 projects by INSEAD MBAs include: thallo.io (Hayley Möller)  altr_ (Jessie Fu) Messari: Crypto Research, Data, and Tools Gain an edge over the crypto market with professional-grade data, tools, and research. DigitalBCG BCG recognise that solving the world's biggest problems requires instinct and imagination. They are building the future of business by bringing together a broad set of data, digital, and technology capabilities.   Timestamp 2:26 - Tell us a little more about yourself, how did you get to where you are in your career today? 7:43 - Can you share one of your proudest career achievements with us? 11:57 - Can you describe the way you have been able to interact with the INSEAD network to help embrace the opportunities offered by blockchain? 13:48 - What are NFTs to you and what has been your experience with them to date? 17:45 - Can you tell us how the SSSC came to be and can you describe the moment that you and the team decided to make the club a reality? 24:23 - Introducing the Salamander NFTs and their function as tokens for club membership and the benefits of joining INSEAD's crypto family. 28:56 - Can you outline how the net NFT sale will be spent on scholarships and the building of SSSC? 34:50 - On the topic of investments, what is the most meaningful investment you have made in the last year? 38:25 - How can businesses and individuals use NFTs to their advantage? 44:44 - What resources can you share with listeners who want to know more about the blockchain and NFTs?

Disruptors for GOOD
DeepTech and the Future of Nature and Regenerative Agriculture - Eric Archambeau // Co-Founder & Partner at Astanor Ventures

Disruptors for GOOD

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 47:07


Powered by: ReFi Jobs - ReFi jobs curates the best new regenerative finance jobs at leading companies and startups - Learn more*New ReFiJobs*About Nori - We're building the financial infrastructure to grow carbon removal in supply and demand, and we'll stop at nothing short of reversing climate change.Nori - Test Automation Engineer (SDET) - Learn moreNori - Supply Account Manager - Learn moreNori - Account Executive - Learn moreNominations are open for Social Entrepreneurs to Watch for in 2023 - Nominate hereNominations are open for Nonprofit Leaders Who Will Impact the World in 2023 - Nominate here ---> Check out the Causeartist Partners here.---> Subscribe to the Causeartist Newsletter here.In this episode I speak with Eric Archambeau, Co-Founder & Partner, at Astanor Ventures on investing in DeepTech to power the future of nature and regenerative agriculture.A global food enthusiast and not-for-profit activist, Astanor's co-founder Eric has been supporting healthy food education and regenerative agriculture training for over a decade. The former Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur turned venture capitalist (App Annie, Betfair, Freenow, Onfido , Spotify,  Xing) was Global Chairman of the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation and co-founded Quadia – a Geneva-based impact investing firm that offers private investors and family offices tailored strategies and portfolios that deliver social and environmental impact.Previously, he lectured at graduate business school INSEAD, where he founded the Social Entrepreneurship Department and was one of the co-founders of Social Impact International, a social entrepreneur accelerator program in India and Hawaii with a focus on sustainable agri-food programs.Eric's ambition to revolutionise the food sector led him, with long-time business associate George Coelho, to launch Astanor Ventures in 2017 to invest in disruptive companies creating systemic change in the food and farming sectors while restoring the cultural dimension of food, ultimately inspiring people to cook meals that are sustainable, delicious, nourishing and that build a connection to nature.About Astanor VenturesAstanor is an impact investor, delivering financial, social and environmental returns in equal measure. We believe in the future of an agrifood system that provides affordable nutrients for 10 billion people, preserves and regenerates natural resources, actively contributes to decarbonization and protects land and ocean biodiversity.Astanor is driven by a pressing urgency to combat climate change, biodiversity loss and improve the health of humanity and the planet.Sustainability and impact were part of the firm's founding principles and remain an area they are committed to excel in. The mission as impact investors is to find, support and scale the most disruptive, impactful solutions to accelerate progress towards global sustainability targets.Powered by: ReFi Jobs - ReFi jobs curates the best new regenerative finance jobs at leading companies and startups - Learn more---> Check out the Causeartist Partners here.---> Subscribe to the Causeartist Newsletter here.Listen to more Causeartist podcast shows hereFollow Grant on Twitter and LinkedInFollow Causeartist on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram

Poets&Quants
The Changing Of The MBA Guards At Harvard & Stanford

Poets&Quants

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 31:31


The admission chiefs at both Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business announce their departures on the same day. What it says about the pressures of MBA admissions today

The Money Maze Podcast
Dame Anne Richards, CEO of Fidelity International [REPLAY]

The Money Maze Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 55:00


Our guest in this episode is Anne Richards CVO, CBE, FRSE, and CEO of Fidelity International. Fidelity International offers investment solutions and retirement expertise to more than 2.85 million customers globally.   Fidelity International operates in more than 20 countries and with $665.2 billion in total assets (as of 30/06/22) their clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.   Anne begins by describing her upbringing in Edinburgh, the decision to study electronic and electrical engineering, spending time at CERN, before going to INSEAD for an MBA. She then describes the purpose of Fidelity International and the changing demands of the investing population.   Anne discusses the ability of technology to serve clients, developing a culture that embraces and encourages the “brave, bold, curious and compassionate”, before explaining how ESG principles are embedded into all their research work.   She talks about the decline of public market listings, the importance of research in public and private investing, and giving their managers enough room for manoeuvre. Finally, she talks about her drive and hunger to have more women work in finance and shares some career tips. Originally recorded in February 2021.   Sign up to our newsletter for more in-depth insights | Follow us on LinkedIn   The Money Maze Podcast is kindly sponsored by Schroders, Bremont Watches, LiveTrade and Mintus.

Americana Partners
Stay Invested - September 2022 Market Commentary

Americana Partners

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 45:45


Melissa Giles, Director of Portfolio Management with Americana Partners presents the Monthly Market Commentary as written by, David M Darst, Chief Investment Officer with Americana Partners.  Any charts/graphs referenced are available in print format and may be provided at your request. David is currently the Chief Investment Officer for Americana Partners. David served for 17 years as a Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, with responsibility for Asset Allocation and Investment Strategy; was the founding President of the Morgan Stanley Investment Group; and was founding Chairman of the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Asset Allocation Committee. After 2014, he served for several years as Senior Advisor to and a member of the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Global Investment Committee. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1996 from Goldman Sachs, where he held Senior Management posts within the Equities Division and earlier, for six years as Resident Manager of their Private Bank in Zurich. David is the Author of twelve books: (i) The Complete Bond Book (McGraw-Hill); (ii) The Handbook of the Bond and Money Markets (McGraw-Hill); (iii) The Art of Asset Allocation, Second Edition (McGraw-Hill); (iv) Mastering the Art of Asset Allocation (McGraw-Hill); (v) Benjamin Graham on Investing (McGraw-Hill); (vi) The Little Book that Saves Your Assets (John Wiley & Sons), which was ranked on the bestseller lists of The New York Times and Business Week; (vii) Portfolio Investment Opportunities in China (John Wiley & Sons); and (x) Portfolio Investment Opportunities in Precious Metals (John Wiley & Sons). His works have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Russian, German, Korean, Italian, Indonesian, Norwegian, Romanian, and Vietnamese. Seapoint Books published David's eleventh book in 2012 , Voyager 3, containing his creative writing, and in 2016, his twelfth book, Flim-Flam Flora, a children's book coauthored with his daughter. David appears as a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, FOX, PBS, and other television channels, and has contributed numerous articles to Barron's Euromoney, The Money Manager, Forbes.com, The Yale Economic Review, and other publications. He has broadcast and written extensively on asset allocation in the Morgan Stanley biweekly Investment Strategy and Asset Allocation Commentary and in the Firm's Wealth Management monthly publication, Asset Allocation and Investment Strategy Digest, the predecessors of which he launched in 1997. David attended Father Ryan High School in Nashville, Tennessee, graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, was awarded a BA degree in Economics from Yale University, and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. David serves on the Investment Committee of the Phi Beta Kappa Foundation and the Advisory Boards of the George Washington Institute for Religious Freedom and the Black Rock Arts Foundation. David has lectured extensively at Wharton, Columbia, INSEAD, and New York University Business Schools, and for nine years, David served as a visiting faculty member at Yale College, Yale School of Management, and Harvard Business School. In November 2011, David was inducted by Quinnipiac University in their Business Leaders Hall of Fame. David is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute. Join Our Distribution List – For a full copy of our report. 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A copy of Americana Partners' current written disclosure brochure filed with the SEC which discusses among other things, Americana Partners' business practices, services and fees, is available through the SEC's website at: www.adviserinfo.sec.gov. The tax and legal information contained in this newsletter is general in nature. It should not be construed as legal or tax advice. Always consult an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation. Foreign securities, foreign currencies, and securities issued by U.S. entities with substantial foreign operations can involve additional risks relating to political, economic, or regulatory conditions in foreign countries. These risks include fluctuations in foreign currencies; withholding or other taxes; trading, settlement, custodial, and other operational risks; and less stringent investor protection and disclosure standards in some foreign markets. All of these factors can make foreign investments, especially those in emerging markets, more volatile and potentially less liquid than U.S. investments. In addition, foreign markets can perform differently from the U.S. market. Investing involves certain risks, including possible loss of principal. You should understand and carefully consider a strategy's objectives, risks, fees, expenses and other information before investing. The views expressed in this commentary are subject to change and are not intended to be a recommendation or investment advice. Such views do not take into account the individual financial circumstances or objectives of any investor that receives them. The strategies described herein may not be suitable for all investors. There is no guarantee that the adviser will meet any of its investment objectives. All indices are unmanaged and are not available for direct investment. 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The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is a measure of expected price fluctuations in the S&P 500 Index options over the next 30 days. The VIX is calculated in real time by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). P/E or Price to Earnings ratio is indicates the dollar amount an investor can expect to invest in a company in order to receive one dollar of that company's earnings. The Consumer Confidence Survey® reflects prevailing business conditions and likely developments for the months ahead. The Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey is a monthly survey of manufacturers in the Third Federal Reserve District; Participants indicate the direction of change in overall business activity and in the various measures of activity at their plants: employment, working hours, new and unfilled orders, shipments, inventories, delivery times, prices paid, and prices received. The ISM manufacturing index, also known as the purchasing managers' index (PMI), is a monthly indicator of U.S. economic activity based on a survey of purchasing managers at more than 300 manufacturing firms. The Composite Index of Leading Indicators, otherwise known as the Leading Economic Index (LEI), is an index published monthly by The Conference Board. It is used to predict the direction of global economic movements in future months. A bond rating is a letter-based credit scoring scheme used to judge the quality and creditworthiness of a bond. The option adjusted spread (OAS) measures the difference in yield between a bond with an embedded option, such as an MBS or callables, with the yield on Treasuries. Mean reversion, in finance, suggests that various phenomena of interest such as asset prices and volatility of returns eventually revert to their long-term average levels. A meme stock is a security that has seen an increase in trading volume after going viral on social media or an online forum. This document may contain forward-looking statements relating to the objectives, opportunities, and the future performance of the U.S. market generally. Forward looking statements may be identified by the use of such words as; “believe,” “expect,”“anticipate,”“should,”“planned,”“estimated,”“potential”and other similar terms. Examples of forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, estimates with respect to financial condition, results of operations, and success or lack of success of any particular investment strategy. All are subject to various factors, including, but not limited to general and local economic conditions, changing levels of competition within certain industries and markets, changes in interest rates, changes in legislation or regulation, and other economic, competitive, governmental, regulatory and technological factors affecting a portfolio' operations that could cause actual results to differ materially from projected results. Such statements are forward-looking in nature and involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, and accordingly, actual results may differ materially from those reflected or contemplated in such forward-looking statements. Prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward looking statements or examples. This material is proprietary and may not be reproduced, transferred, modified or distributed in any form without prior written permission from Americana Partners. Americana Partners reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to amend, or cease publication of the information contained herein. Certain of the information contained herein has been obtained from third-party sources and has not been independently verified. It is made available on an "as is" basis without warranty. Any strategies or investment programs described in this presentation are provided for educational purposes only and are not necessarily indicative of securities offered for sale or private placement offerings available to any investor. The mention of any individual security should not be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell that security.

Poets&Quants
Biggest Regrets Of MBA Grads

Poets&Quants

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 23:54


We review the things recent MBA grads most regret about their MBA experience. Co-hosts Maria Wich-Vila and Caroline Diarte-Edwards, who respectively graduated from Harvard Business School and INSEAD, share their personal regrets, while P&Q Editor assesses the most commonly held misgivings MBAs have

Case Interview Preparation & Management Consulting | Strategy | Critical Thinking

Welcome to an episode with Emeritus Professor at UCLA Anderson, Richard Rumelt. Get Richard's book here: https://amzn.to/3OrNfuK In this episode, Richard iterated the real meaning of strategy, which many companies today confuse with a list of their goals and ambitions. Strategy is problem-solving – a clever way of dealing with a challenge, opponent, or problem. It also involves selecting which battle you fight because you cannot fight them all. As a great strategist, you need to select battles that you can win.  Richard also explained the crux or the biggest challenge that companies need to identify, emphasize, and concentrate their resources on until it is fixed or solved. As Richard mentioned in this episode, “the primary thing about strategy is that it is about a concentration of resources. It is about focus.” Richard Rumelt received his doctorate from the Harvard Business School in 1972, having previously earned a Master of Science in electrical engineering from UC Berkeley. He worked as a systems engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratories and served on the faculty of the Harvard Business School. He joined the UCLA faculty in 1976. He also served as a faculty at INSEAD, France for three years. At INSEAD, Rumelt headed the Corporate Renewal Initiative, a research-intervention center devoted to the study and practice of corporate transformation. Rumelt was president of the Strategic Management Society from 1995 to 1998. He received the Irwin Prize for his book Strategy, Structure, and Economic Performance. In 1997, he was appointed Telecom Italia Strategy Fellow, a position he held until April 2000. He has won teaching awards at UCLA and received a best paper prize in 1997 from the Strategic Management Journal. Get Richard's book here: The Crux: How Leaders Become Strategists, Richard Rumelt: https://amzn.to/3OrNfuK Enjoying our podcast? Get access to sample advanced training episodes here: www.firmsconsulting.com/promo

Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast
Wire Taps 254—Pakistani banker, 15 years out. Software engineer, good numbers. Australian, stand out numbers

Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 39:03


Our latest podcast begins with Alex looking at the upcoming MBA admissions deadlines for Duke / Fuqua, Dartmouth / Tuck, Columbia ED and Georgetown / McDonough; interview invites are also scheduled for Oxford / Said.  Graham then makes a final plea for a new survey we have published which asks about brand perceptions for each of the top programs. More details are here: https://bit.ly/mbabrands Amazon gift cards are available to some respondents! Beyond deadlines and surveys, Graham and Alex highlighted the new class profile for Northwestern / Kellogg, which fell in line with similar programs within the “M7”. Graham also highlighted the recent Real Humans pieces for Harvard and NYU / Stern; these are great resources for MBA candidates targeting these programs. Graham then highlighted this Wednesday's final essay insights workshop; participating MBA programs are UCLA / Anderson, Dartmouth / Tuck, INSEAD, London Business School and Georgetown / McDonough. Signups are here: https://bit.ly/clearadmitfall As usual, Alex selected three candidate profiles for review, in this instance all came from ApplyWire entries: First up, Alex chose a candidate from Pakistan who has 15 years of work experience in banking, as well as an MBA that they completed early in their career. While their experience appears to be strong, Alex and Graham tackled some of the bigger issues they will face in the admissions process: the need to fit in and the need to justify the second MBA, the need to demonstrate academic readiness, etc. This candidate still needs to complete the GMAT, which will have a lot riding on it. The second candidate featured this week is a software engineer lead, who is looking to use the MBA to transition to tech product management. They have super numbers (760 on the GMAT) and look like they might be a decent candidate for M7 calibre programs. Our final candidate is from Australia, with decent work experience as well as community experience. This, combined with superb numbers, suggests they should be targeting the very best programs. They have also targeted a few programs that gave them applicant fee waivers; which leads to a discussion regarding the folly of applying to programs you wouldn't be thrilled to attend. This episode was recorded in Paris, France and Cornwall, England. It was produced and engineered by Dennis Crowley in leafy West Philadelphia. Thanks for listening; it means a lot to all of us involved in producing the Clear Admit podcast!

Lugar de Potência por Ricardo Basaglia
De empreendedor a executivo: O caminho inverso | #EP55

Lugar de Potência por Ricardo Basaglia

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 64:40


Certamente você já ouviu muitas histórias de executivos que se tornaram empreendedores, mas e o caminho inverso? Um empreendedor que vende a empresa e depois se torna um executivo de uma grande multinacional? Fiquem ligados nesse episódio recheado de ensinamentos para a sua carreira. Neste episódio, converso com um convidado que considero uma das minhas maiores referências em adaptabilidade e possui a habilidade incrível de estabelecer relações de confiança: Flávio Silva. Ele é formado em administração de empresas pelo Mackenzie, tem MBA pela USP e fez um programa de liderança pelo INSEAD. Flávio começou a trabalhar muito cedo com o pai, eles construíram uma empresa que entrou no radar de investidores internacionais e venderam a operação em 2005. Após um período de não competição, Flavio decidiu voltar ao mercado com um movimento pouco usual, de empreendedor para executivo. Além de um grande amigo ele é o grande responsável por ter me trazido ao YPO, ele é o Chair, o presidente do capítulo Grand SP do YPO e um grande executivo, que vem fazendo a diferença à frente do Grupo Böllhoff Brasil há 10 anos. Durante o bate papo, Flávio revelou detalhes sobre a vida e carreira e como as experiências foram fundamentais para o desenvolvimento e crescimento durante a trajetória. Adquira meu livro Lugar de Potência: Lições de carreira e liderança de mais de 10 mil entrevistas, cafés e reuniões

Poets&Quants
Businessweek's New 2022 MBA Ranking

Poets&Quants

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 28:54


Tech Story
McKenna Sweazey

Tech Story

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 36:57


In this Episode I interview McKenna Sweazey who is on a mission to make remote work actually work. Pre-pandemic the physical workplace was challenging but at least you could see people and get a feel for their state of mind. When COVID hit and everyone had to work remotely managers lost that ability to and as a result many employees struggled. McKenna's mission is to teach organizations how to employ empathy to help reconnect remote employees with their team. A very powerful interview for anyone that struggles with the hybrid and remote work environment. McKenna Sweazey is a remote and hybrid management author and coach, having spent years working in global organizations, managing remote teams around the world. She's currently the VP of Marketing for Truthset, a data verification start-up. Previously, she managed B2B marketing for the Financial Times, leading teams in the US, Europe, and APAC from their London headquarters. She's spent years refining her management skills to be as effective in person as from 6,000 miles away. Her passion is helping people harness empathy to better connect with their colleagues to drive success. She also holds an MBA from INSEAD and currently resides in Silicon Valley. mckennasweazey.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/mckenna-sweazey-8627a323/ @McKennaSweazey

Leaders in Cleantech
Max Ter Horst – Rockstart

Leaders in Cleantech

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 42:46


What's it all about? Accelerators! What are they, what do they do, and should you join one (if you are an early stage founder/entrepreneur). I speak With Max Ter Horst, entrepreneur and Managing Partner at Rockstart cleantech accelerator about what they are all about, how they help, and what part an accelerator plays in the cleantech ecosystem. I also speak to a couple of founders who have been through the programm to get their thoughts. Luuk Veeken, CEO and Founder of Dexter Energy Services, and Pedro Pinto, Co-Founder and CEO of Fibersail. I hope you enjoy the episode. About Max Ter Horst:  Max is Managing Partner of Rockstart's Energy Fund, offering early stage startups access to capital, market, expertise and community through a customized accelerator program and follow-on investments up to series B. Max is Dutch and based in Amsterdam. He has been active in renewable energy since 2003, when he helped Essent (currently RWE) to establish their wind business in Germany. As Director at EWT, the largest Dutch wind turbine manufacturer, he was responsible for corporate finance, business development and strategy. Further, he was co-founder and CEO of e-kite, a Dutch start-up which developed kite power systems. Before entering the renewable energy sector, Max worked several years at McKinsey, as Engagement Manager. He holds MSc degrees in Chemical Engineering at Delft University of Technology, Business Administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam and an MBA from INSEAD. About Rockstart: Rockstart is an early stage investor that empowers purpose-driven founders across three domains: Energy, AgriFood and Emerging Technologies. Rockstart Energy funds and empowers founders building scalable innovations leveraging emerging technologies and new business models, which are key to slowing down the pace of climate change. The fund was closed in 2022 at €27m. Rockstart has invested in more than 280 startups and its alumni value to date is more than $1bn. Rockstart is an international team of 45+ professionals dedicated to empowering purpose-driven founders to become scalable and drive positive change on a global scale. The company has offices in Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Bogota. Social links:  Rockstart website: https://rockstart.com/ Rockstart on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rockstart Rockstart on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rockstart/ Rockstart on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RockstartAccelerator Rockstart on Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/company/rockstart/ EPISODE LINKS Rockstart Energy Application Energy - Rockstart (99+) Luuk Veeken | LinkedIn (99+) Pedro Pinto | LinkedIn Follow us online, write a review (please) or subscribe I'm very keen to hear feedback on the podcast and my guests, and to hear your suggestions for future guests or topics. Contact via the website, or Twitter. If you do enjoy the podcast, please write a review on iTunes, or your usual podcast platform, and tell your cleantech friends about us. That would be much appreciated. Twitter https://twitter.com/Cleantechleader Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DavidHuntCleantechGuide Instagram https://www.instagram.com/davidhuntcleantech/

Poets&Quants
Programs That Help Women & Under Represented Get Into Business School

Poets&Quants

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 41:53


How to Be Awesome at Your Job
801: How to Find the Upside amid Uncertainty with Nathan Furr

How to Be Awesome at Your Job

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 54:39


Nathan Furr discusses how to reframe your relationship with uncertainty to open up to new possibilities. — YOU'LL LEARN — 1) How to turn the fear of the unknown into an excitement for possibilities 2) The six types of risk and how to manage them 3) How to deal with the frustrations of failure Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep801 for clickable versions of the links below. — ABOUT NATHAN — Nathan Furr is a professor of strategy and innovation at INSEAD in Paris and an expert in the fields of innovation and technology strategy. His bestselling books include The Innovator's Method and Innovation Capital. Published regularly in Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Forbes and Inc., he is an Innosight Fellow, has been nominated for the Thinkers50 Innovation Award, and works with leading companies including Google, Microsoft, Citi, ING, and Philips.• Book: The Upside of Uncertainty: A Guide to Finding Possibility in the Unknown • Website: UncertaintyPossibility.com — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW — • Study: “Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision under Risk” by Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky • Study: “Drop Your Tools: An Allegory for Organizational Studies” by Karl E. Weick • Book: The Colossus of Maroussi by Henry Miller • Book: Finite and Infinite Games by James Carse • Film: Son of a Lion • Past episode: 210: How to Generate Many Creative Ideas with Tina Seelig See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

The Tech Blog Writer Podcast
2110: Benchling and the Tech Cloud-based platform for Biotech R&D

The Tech Blog Writer Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 20:40


Biotechnology is leading the most important scientific revolution since computing. R&D is the key to unleashing biotechnology's potential to transform our world radically, but software hasn't kept up with science. Scientists deserve and urgently need technology that's designed for what they do. But I invited Paul Robson to join me on the podcast to discuss how Benchling R&D Cloud is built for scientific work. We talk about the shortcomings currently present within life sciences R&D that inspired its creation and the role of the cloud, and how its transforming R&D in life sciences to speed up scientific discoveries, including Covid-19 research. About Paul Paul Robson is Head of Field Operations at Benchling, overseeing all aspects of global sales, from deployment and customer success to strategic partnerships and regional expansion. Paul brings more than 25 years of experience scaling high-performing field organizations. Most recently, as President of International at Adobe, he led global business across 160 countries. He joined Adobe in 2011 and played a key role in the company's transformation from packaged desktop software to a cloud subscription model. Prior to Adobe, Paul held leadership roles at Hewlett-Packard and Compaq. Paul is an advisory member on Telecoms and Technology for UK Trade & Investment and board member of techUK. Originally from Australia, Paul graduated from Western Sydney University and holds graduate degrees from INSEAD and University of Helsinki.