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The Inc. Founders Project brings you the stories of the entrepreneurs building our future. Hosted by Alexa von Tobel (Founder/CEO of LearnVest and now Founder + Managing Partner of Inspired Capital), listen to the tales of guts, inspiration, and drive behind the people and companies at the forefront of technology. Each weekly conversation digs into each founder's professional playbook — and starts to uncover what makes them tick as people.
 
Welcome to Surviving Chick Flicks - a film podcast hosted by John - an unprofessional film critic, Sammie - a self described chick flick fan, and Joseph - a movie buff we conned into this. Each week they will take a chick flick (which is any film that panders to women, has a strong female lead, or was written/directed by a woman) and examine and review it. Tune in each week for a new episode every Friday (weather permitting)!
 
Podcast with in-depth book reviews and book discussions for fiction with strong female leads. Chats cover all genres such as historical fiction, psychological thrillers, young adult, contemporary fiction, suspense, and more. We pick one best-selling book per month to discuss. Since this is a full analysis, there will be spoilers. See spoiler-free reviews on our website. Join the discussion on social media @judgingmorethan Suggestions for our next book? Send us a message on social media! The ...
 
TOP SECRET Personal Attention, SpyCast Listeners Known to be the podcast real spies listen to -(STOP)- eavesdrop on conversations with high level sources from around the world -(STOP)- spychiefs molehunters defectors covert operators analysts cyberwarriors technologists debriefed by SPY Historian Hammond -(STOP)- stories secrets tradecraft and technology discussed -(STOP)- museum confirmed to have greatest collection of artifacts on the subject anywhere in the world -(STOP)- podcast rumored ...
 
Former Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard presents a podcast in her role as Chair of the Global Institute for Women's Leadership. In each episode Julia leads a thoughtful but fun discussion with well-known female (and some male) leaders from the worlds of business, entertainment, media, sport and many more. By celebrating their stories and learning the lessons from their lives, the podcast gives us insight into what needs to be done so more women get to lead. Earnings from the podcas ...
 
Tasteless is a movie podcast that pays tribute to the films not enough people are talking about, from the underrated to the absurd. In each episode, Emily Higgins takes a highly regarded film and compares it to a similar but overlooked movie she recommends instead. The bonus series called Strong Female Leads features interviews with the actresses and creators who have inspired this podcast with their work, both on-screen and off.
 
How do I lead a team in international development to better performance, while maintaining my wellbeing and making an impact in the community? Using her 12 years' experience in international development as well as professional coaching background, host Torrey Peace answers these questions and more in The Aid for Aid Workers Leadership Podcast. Here you'll find a mix of mini trainings and step-by-step guides, as well as best practices from other aid workers and a healthy dose of coaching from ...
 
We are women who are reinventing ourselves. We're doing the work of multiple generations. We're the women moving our families, friends, companies and communities forward. We're tackling our stories and asking hard questions about what we believe. This isn't just another show on the top 5 ways to achieve your goals or tips solely from the super successful. No! Each conversation invites you Into the lives of badass, everyday people who are in tenacious pursuit of their best life.Whether you’ve ...
 
For most women, when we are invited to study leadership the teachers, scholars, authorities and models are primarily… men. We are indoctrinated from the time we are born that men are the leaders and that natural male characteristics are the strengths you must also possess to be a good leader. Powerful. Strong. Authoritative. Direct. Assertive. Decisive. These and so many more are attributes that are typically associated with the male model of a leader. And so, for the better part of the last ...
 
Movie Mike’s Movie Podcast is hosted by Mike D who is a writer + producer on The Bobby Bones Show and The BobbyCast where he has been dubbed as the ‘resident movie expert’. Mike is a frequent moviegoer and researcher of movie history. He’s just a guy who loves movies! This podcast will explore the behind-the-scenes of your favorite movies. Everything from horror, animated, superhero, dramas, comedies and more! The show will also feature the latest movie news + rumors and interviews with gues ...
 
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Alumni and friends of the University of Pretoria (UP) share their stories and leadership lessons on this podcast by the leading contact university in Africa. Prominent UP alumni from across disciplines – from business and law to medicine and the arts – share details about where their journey has taken them after their time at Tuks, and what they’ve learned along the way. LeadUP is a project of the Alumni Relations Office of the University of Pretoria. You can find out more about us or get in ...
 
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Betty White passed away on New Year's Eve, 2021. White had a career that stretched back to the 40s and a legacy that will last forever. And we decided the best way to pay homage to her would be to travel back to 1999 to cover the beginning of White's career as a meme with the killer crocodile film, Lake Placid, also starring Bridget Fonda, Bill Pul…
 
Gene Berdichevsky started Sila, the next generation battery materials company, over a decade ago. But, with an eye toward building a hundred-year company, he's just getting started. Gene started his career as the seventh employee at Tesla, where he engineered the Roadster battery. Now at Sila, he's focused on battery innovation in driving the large…
 
This was the most popular episode of 2020. Apparently, people are interested in the views of former GCHQ Director, Joint Intelligence Committee Chair, and first UK Security and Intelligence Coordinator on, well - how spies think. I am sure David – now a Visiting Professor at Kings College, London – has a few thoughts on the subject. Hear Andrew deb…
 
Does how you do things as a leader really matter? I absolutely believe it does. The typical CEO is tired and overwhelmed, and this often results in unwittingly creating problems. But CEO magic leadership can be the solution. It can take your business from just surviving to thriving. But how, exactly, do you learn to possess and dispense CEO magic? …
 
Long movies are great, but sometimes you’re just looking for something you can watch in a shorter amount of time. Mike is sharing some of his favorite movies that are 90 minutes or less so you can check them out the next time you’re in a time crunch for entertainment. Mike reviews the new Scream movie that just came out in theaters and where it ran…
 
Last week we discussed what to do before you set goals for the year. Today I am sharing an unconventional way of achieving your goals more easily and quickly. I had not considered this part of goal setting before, but now that I am it has made a BIG difference in how I achieve my goals. A few simple questions and reflection can put you on track to …
 
Take two adults that barely tolerate each other, toss in a baby they have to raise together, and hilarity ensues. Well....something ensues. This week we visit our friends Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhammel in the Greg Berlanti directed film, "Life As We Know It." Did we survive? Find out here! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest w…
 
To build one successful startup is no easy feat, but to do it twice is even more impressive. It was a childhood spent in a small Turkish village that propelled Eren Bali's passion for working to solve problems of accessibility. First, he created Udemy to make education accessible, scaling it to over 10 million students worldwide. In 2016, he starte…
 
Alexis Albion – star of our 500th episode anniversary special – is a very good friend of the current Undersecretary for Arms Control & International Security, Bonnie Jenkins. Way back when, they were both on the 9/11 Commission Report – while Alexis’ focus was on the CIA and counterterrorism before the attacks, Bonnie’s was on the DOD and counterte…
 
Do you truly celebrate your business wins? Or do you tend to just blow right past them and move on to the next goal? Yes, it’s important to look forward, make plans, to do all the things to move yourself and your business forward. But might I suggest one additional but ultra-important thing to do? Let me encourage you to do what feels good. That is…
 
A new year has begun - and that means new possibilities! The best way to achieve a future you're excited about is to define what you want. Goal setting is how we define the future we want. Setting goals is motivating and exciting, but many of us overlook a best practice in setting goals. In this episode you'll learn what to do BEFORE setting next y…
 
Mike is listing the movies he is most interesting in for 2022. Whether because of the hype building around them or because of what impact they will have on building the landscape of movies in 2022. The top movies you can see in expect theaters…hoping that movie delays don’t effect the release of these films. Mike reviews “Licorice Pizza” which is a…
 
Happy New Year, everyone! We are back, all three of us (John, Sammie, & Joseph), with our first episode of 2022 and we are traveling all the way back in time to 2016 to talk about the coming of age dramedy, "The Edge of Seventeen" starring that girl from the Hawkeye show and the guy from that show about the bar, you know the one. Is it a modern cla…
 
Team: Amber Gregg, James Moore, and Kate Ota. Episode Summary: In this Book club discussion, we will have an in-depth analysis of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Each month, we discuss a different best selling novel with a strong female lead. *Spoiler alert for the conversation.* The chat doesn't end here. Let us know your…
 
This is the 200th official episode of Tasteless, so I’m bringing it back to where the show began. I’ve done a brand new episode on the comparison that inspired me to start a podcast, with all the care and dedication required for a supposedly tasteless film that looms so large. That's right, it's two movies about following your dreams and the ripple…
 
Spook. Warrior. Author. This week’s guest is one helluva interesting guy. He was in a clandestine Special Forces unit in Berlin during the Cold War, “stay behinds” who would sabotage, subvert and generally wreak havoc should World War III break out. He was badly wounded after driving over a land-mine in Somalia in 1992, almost losing his entire leg…
 
We’ve all been tortured by the same old “let me show you ALL my results” presentations in aid work. They all kind of blend together after a while. So how can you make your public presentation (sharing of Baseline or Endline Results or Strategy) more memorable? Well you’re in luck, because in this episode I share three proven ways to conduct a prese…
 
Happy New Year! How are you?! I love the energy whenever the new year comes around! It’s a great time to pause and focus on your goals, intentions, whatever, right? So, I thought that, following the theme of CEO Magic, I would do a different kind of episode that would encourage you (as female entrepreneurs) to invest in yourselves and your wisdom. …
 
Mike talks to actor Sean Astin (The Goonies, Rudy, Stranger Things) about the 20th anniversary of Lord of the Rings, the hardest part about playing his character Samwise and how his co-star Elijah Wood hasn’t read the original books. Mike shares his list of the BEST and WORST movies of 2021. In the trailer park, we take a look at the Doctor Strange…
 
We're closing out 2021 and leading into Tasteless episode 200 with a 3 day spectacular — alternate universe versions of Tasteless from some of my very favorite people. For Day 3, Sam of Movie Reviews in 20 Qs compares two films about grown men dressing as animals and trying to make the world a better place — it's Batman Begins vs Death to Smoochy. …
 
We're closing out 2021 and leading into Tasteless episode 200 with a 3 day spectacular — alternate universe versions of Tasteless from some of my very favorite people. For Day 2, Julio of The Contrarians compares two Chris Evans vehicles where our favorite Chris must cope with a romance gone wrong — Avengers: Endgame vs London. Julio champions all …
 
In 2011, Steve and his co-founders set out to build a company. They understood the power of a vertical strategy and realized that restaurants were ripe for innovation. Enter Toast, which powers restaurants with point of sale, front of house, back of house, and guest-facing technology. Toast has grown rapidly with a clear focus on their customers: r…
 
Christmas shop at a store, he was doing just fine, well that was until he met a girl, trying to buy the same gloves that he was, it was only some gloves, it was only some gloves. Then they went on a date and they had a great time, he was like tell me your name and I'll tell you mine, then she wrote down her digits in a book and this Killers referen…
 
We're closing out 2021 and leading into Tasteless episode 200 with a 3 day spectacular — alternate universe versions of Tasteless from some of my very favorite people! For Day 1, Billy aka B. Dizzle of We Watched a Thing explores two holiday action classics where an everyman just wants to get home for the holidays, but life gets in the way — it's D…
 
Project Prometheus. In the words of ex-Delta Force author Brad Taylor, “Super Double Daddy Bad Classified.” If you’re looking to find a podcast that helps break down the complexities of Chinese foreign policy through the vehicle of a page-turner written by a NYT Bestselling Author, you’ve arrived at the right doorstep my friend. Brad does serious r…
 
Should you pay a year end bonus and give your employees extra? We expect certain results from the people we hire, and we pay them a salary for those results. Not for their time. Not for their experience. We can give them a bonus for just the simple joy of giving a gift or we can give them a bonus based on their individual results/ extra work. Makin…
 
Mike is looking back on the year and sharing his Top 5 Interviews from 2021. If your new to the podcast, this is a great introduction into the types of conversations Mike has with actors and directors. Or if you just want to revisit some of the best moments as Mike gives some behind the scenes info and why these were his favorites! New Episodes Eve…
 
I was really good at buying drugs, which is how I got recruited into narcotics. Apparently, I make a really good crackhead.” “Frankly, fact-checking doesn’t matter in today’s world.” Intrigued? You should be. Avril and Lisa are absolutely fascinating! Avril built an intelligence team for the Attorney General’s Office in Pennsylvania, from scratch. …
 
At his core, Jack is a creator. While his musical group Pomplamoose had taken off on YouTube, he realized that the mechanism for turning his fans' attention into dollars was broken. So, he built Patreon, a membership platform that makes it easy for creators to earn salaries directly from their biggest fans. Since its launch in 2013, Patreon has pai…
 
Well, we managed to record one episode in November, so naturally we release it in December, because time isn't real. This week it's kind of a Manly Movie of the Month and kind of a regular episode, but this week we take on the 2009 drama, Brothers, which stars a Spider-Man, a galactic senator, and history's greatest scarf stealing monster. Did we s…
 
On the back of her hit television show 'Ms Represented', documenting the last 100 years since women were elected to the Australian parliament, much loved journalist Annabel Crabb talks with Julia about the history, power and influence of women in Australian politics, and what she has seen to be one of the most exciting developments in politics in t…
 
A philosophy I am aspiring to live by right now is to take more responsibility in my work and life. That means recognizing that the results in my life and work are consequences of the choices I have made. Sometimes we confuse what is within our control and what is outside of it, meaning we do not always recognize how much control we have over certa…
 
You, as an entrepreneur, have to be an optimist, right? You take risks and believe that something will work out and you cultivate that vision to get your team through the frustration and on to the next thing. Being a leader (as you are), you set the tone for your team. So, why not set an optimistic one? What you’ll find in this Episode: There is a …
 
Mike re-watched all of the solo Spider-Man movies leading up to No Way Home and gives his ultimate ranking of which are the worst to best. He gets into a spoiler free review of Spider-Man: No Way Home which he just saw in theaters on Friday night. In the trailer park, Mike takes a look at a new movie from Nicolas Cage and Fantastic Beasts: The Secr…
 
Professor Tawana Kupe is not only Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, but a big fan of the LeadUP Podcast! In this special episode to wrap up this first season of the podcast, Prof Kupe reflects on some of the highlights of our previous interviews with UP alumni, and shares his own experiences of leadership. On this episode…
 
Planned for August, recorded on Halloween, and released in December. Nothing says the holidays like serial killers, huh. This week, we reunite with our old friend David Fincher and watch as Iron Man, Mysterio, and the Hulk break themselves trying to solve the murders attributed to the eponymous killer of this month's Manly Movie, "Zodiac." And we a…
 
As we all strive to increase our productivity, it's no wonder that productivity startup Notion has taken off. Since co-founder and CEO Ivan Zhao launched a prototype a few years ago, Notion has gained a cult following of over one million users. With a team of less than 30 employees, the company has already achieved a sky-high valuation of $800M. Iv…
 
Post 9/11, special operations and intelligence worked together side-by-side, shoulder-to-shoulder and hand-in-glove (or any other heavily-hyphenated term you care to mention that connotates BFFness). What will happen with the relationship now, though, and in American history how have these two important components of national security related to ea…
 
Maybe you've heard of a Mastermind Group. Maybe you've even thought about joining one. Well I can tell you from my experience, I have found them so valuable I have formed two myself and all three of my Masterminds have been invaluable in terms of giving me great advice during difficult times, encouragement when I have struggled and celebrations whe…
 
Sometimes it’s hard to know what’s possible for ourselves, right? I think having visual representations of things that evoke emotions in us can make our brains believe something exists in the world before it actually does exist. That’s why having a vision board is so important. Not just for your business, but also for you! Find some pictures in a m…
 
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