The Best of Bizcast 2020

A look back at some of our most popular podcasts from 2020.

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Social Impact, Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Innovation
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Analytics in Action

Professors Daniel Guetta and Brett Martin discuss the history and value of the Analytics in Action class, which brings together MBA and engineering students with representatives from companies such as Viacom and Citigroup to solve real business problems in real time.

How the New Normal is Changing Brand Communications

Marketing Professor Elizabeth Friedman and Matthew Quint, director of the Center on Global Brand Leadership, offer insights on ways companies communicate both that they are open for business, and that they care about the well-being of their customers and employees.

A World of Hurt: The Impact of COVID-19 on Retail

Director of Retail Studies Mark Cohen offers his view on the changes coming to large retailers, many of which had already seen declining sales and store closures before the pandemic hit.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Goldman Sachs: Erika Irish Brown '98

Brown shared some of the measures she’s put into place that address racial injustice and help move the organization toward a place of equity.

Inspiring and Exhausting: Reporting on Political Campaigns

Alexis Levinson '21, a former reporter for Buzzfeed, and Knight-Bagehot Fellow Hannah Levintova '21, who writes for Mother Jones, explain what is it like for journalists to cover the final days of a political campaign.

The Journey is the Destination: Virgin Atlantic CEO Shai Weiss ’97

CEO of Virgin Atlantic Shai Weiss ’97 offers a behind-the-scenes look at the brand’s unique mission to make Virgin the world’s most loved travel company and talks about the firm’s commitment to diversity and the challenge that climate change poses for the airline.

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Leadership, The Workplace, Strategy

The Key to Solving Deadlocked Boards

New research finds that deadlocked boards lead to entrenched CEOs and argues in favor of director term limits.

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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

A Furniture Startup Pivots to Work-From-Home Setups

When office closures forced employees to work from home, Branch was ready with new and improved products.

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Leadership, The Workplace

A Wall Street Couple Is Bringing Diversity Conversations to the Table

Anjelica Watson ’13 and John Watson ’13 on how to broach conversations on race and inclusion in the workplace.

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Leadership, Economics & Policy, Healthcare

More Advice for the Next Administration

CBS faculty members weigh in on how the incoming president can address healthcare, climate change, protectionism, immigration, and partisanship

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