Joining us this week is writer Kurt Andersen discussing his books Fantasyland and Evil Geniuses
This week we look into rating agencies and ask: Why were they invented? What is their purpose? Who pays their wages?
With all the emphasis on hard metrics and financials, it's often easy to overlook the culture of companies and the role it plays in their success (or failure).
SPACs Are This Year's Vanilla: Our Conversastion with the FT's Brooke Masters Part Two
Today we have our first of two episodes featuring Brooke Masters, the Chief Business Commentator and Associate Editor of the Financial Times.
This week we look at the vague way in which various groups have measured the concept of time spent or tried to parcel out the attention economy. How do you really measure attention, and even better, how do you measure …
Today we look back Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos. Was this a unique case of "faking it until you make it" or this what everyone in tech does?
Today we're going to take a break from blowing bubbles and instead go smoking…and look at the smoke signals we should, and importantly, shouldn't be looking out for in 2022.
We're back to blowing bubbles in the housing market with Daryl Fairweather, an acclaimed economist from Redfin, where we ask if the double-digit grow in housing prices indicates another bubble.
We add a new acronym to our alphabet soup: FOFO--Fear of Finding Out, as we discuss hyper-competition in China with economist George Magnus.
For the last two episodes of the year, we’re looking back at favorite episodes for both Richard and Will. This week, Will’s favorite: their interview with Andrew Savikas on hyper competition in the book industry.
For the last two episodes of the year, we’re looking back at favorite episodes for both Richard and Will. This week, Richard’s favorite: The Charade of the Earnings Call.
We're back to blowing bubbles, the original source of this inspirational podcast, and we deep dive into the force that's driving markets to record highs. Peak FOMO, fear of missing out.
This time we look at the themes and dreams that markets put out there to attract the investor's dollar. If it's too good to be true, are we in dreamland? (Repeat)
On this episode, we discuss hyper-competition in the hedge fund world with Seth Wunder.
In this episode, we're in conversation with our fifth special guest, Joe Kessler of UTA IQ, discussing hyper-competition for that scarcest of commodities--talent.
On this episode we discuss continue our series on hyper-competition, this time in the business of the written and spoken word.
On this episode, we're in conversation with our third special guest, the source of truth and the mad men and women of advertising, Mr. Mike Follett. The point where quantity goes up and quality goes down, we call that hyper …
This time, we're going to talk about how market trends are all too often too smooth to be true. What might that mean? Well, life isn't as predictable as it might first appear, meaning those unpredictable events may have been …
This week, sucking on subsidies. Government grants, fat contracts, tax credits, state aid, all the cash a company didn't generate on its own. Does it help? Or does it stoke up problems for a future date?
This episode we're back into hyper-competition, speaking with Podnews editor James Cridland. We have some real-time thinking, some real-time podcasting about a problem that we've yet to solve...that problem being, is there too much choice? And to...
This week we get to the good, the bad and the ugly of "goodwill," how it's supposed to be used and how it can often be abused in bubble trouble.
This week we kick off a series on episodes on hyper-competition (the point where quantity goes up and quality goes down) with the man who coined the term, Paul Sanders of state51.
This week we unpack the SAC. That's Subscriber Acquisition Costs--getting to the heart of the issue and the core of why we find ourselves reverting back to bubble trouble. What's the customer really worth? And how much did you spend …