Network Capital in Audio: Top Six Podcasts of 2020
The year that went by
Network Capital helps interesting people do meaningful things. This newsletter features one pillar of our content ecosystem (podcast + masterclass + newsletter) - our podcast.
Through 2020 we have curated multiple conversations with global leaders that have helped our members learn new things and get smarter. After 33 podcasts and +2000 minutes of premium content, here are the top six Network Capital podcasts for 2020.
Principles of Building Meaningful Second Careers with Ashish Dhawan
Ashish Dhawan is the Founder and CEO of Central Square Foundation (CSF). He worked for twenty years in the investment management business and ran one of India's leading private equity funds, ChrysCapital. In June 2012, he left his full time role at ChrysCapital to start CSF. Ashish is an M.B.A. with distinction from Harvard University and a dual bachelor's (B.S./ B.A.) holder with Magna Cum Laude honours from Yale University. He is on the India Advisory Board of Harvard and a member of Yale's Development Council. In this podcast, he talks about -
Mental models for building a meaningful second career
Art of being a contrarian
How to combine distinct strands of thought and create something unique
Deep-dive into India's education challenge along with implementable ideas to bring about change
Critical importance of human capital development
Nuances of building a career in the development sector
The difference between important and urgent
Career Principles by Dr. Shashi Tharoor
An author, politician, and former international civil servant, Dr. Shashi Tharoor straddles several worlds of experience. Currently a third-term Lok Sabha MP representing the Thiruvananthapuram constituency, in this podcast Dr. Tharoor shares his insights on -
Building transferable skills - lessons from an author, diplomat and politician.
The importance of conducting micro-experiments towards shaping a meaningful career.
The importance of maintaining diverse networks and nurturing old relationships.
Nuances of negotiating the non-negotiable.
Augmenting Emotional Intelligence with AI: Career Principles with Dr. Rana el Kaliouby
Rana holds a BSc and MSc in Computer Science from the American University in Cairo, a PhD from the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge and a Post Doctorate at MIT.Rana el Kaliouby, PhD, is co-founder and CEO of Affectiva. In this podcast she talks about -
Defying social and gender norms to build a deep-tech company.
Humanising technology through Artificial Emotional Intelligence and Ethical AI.
Importance of data diversity and ethics for building inclusive technology.
Negotiating with failure and criticism to augment long term success.
Leadership Lessons & Career Principles with Jean-Philippe Courtois
As executive vice president and president, Global Sales, Marketing & Operations, Jean-Philippe Courtois leads Microsoft’s commercial business across 124 subsidiaries worldwide. From Cloud services to AI and mixed reality, Courtois is responsible for driving strategic planning, growth initiatives, national digital transformation partnerships and running Microsoft global commercial business. Courtois is passionate about enabling businesses to digitally transform with the right strategy, skills and technology to ignite new innovation, new ways of working, new business models and new revenue streams. He helps build vibrant ecosystems with small businesses, start-ups, public sector entities, partners all the way to global industry leaders. In this podcast he shares -
How his leadership role and style evolved within Microsoft over 36 years.
Role of mentors and ways to build strong mentor-mentee relationships
Mental models to understand how corporate impact and social impact go hand in hand
Art of being a constructive contrarian and advice to his 18 year self
Nuances of cultural intelligence
Principles of work-life harmony
No Rules Rules - Podcast with INSEAD Professor Erin Meyer
Erin Meyer is the co-author with Reed Hastings of No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention. She is also a professor at INSEAD, one of the world's leading international business schools. Her work has appeared in Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, and Forbes.com. In 2019, Erin was selected by the Thinkers50 as one of the fifty most influential business thinkers in the world. This podcast covered -
Scaling trust across cultures at Netflix
The importance of constructive candour and talent density at Netflix
What Sheryl Sandberg learned from Reed Hastings for a day and many other stories that are core to understanding Netflix
Democratizing Fashion and Breaking Patterns with Gayatri Jolly
We love to see our community members do interesting things. You have already heard about the phenomenal work Gayatri Jolly has done with MasterG through this podcast on -
Principles of building a sustainable, financially viable social enterprise
Mental models for building a homegrown business to consumer fashion brand
Stories of personal transformation
Today we are thrilled to share that MasterG has welcomed its first external investor and raised funds from Acumen Fund Angels Programme.
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