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BFF with the Chef aims to unite a community of like-minded enthusiasts who want to cook beyond recipes, better understand ingredients and hone their techniques and culinary instincts to cook the food they really want to eat. Each week, Nicole invites a new blogger or culinary professional to her podcast for honest, candid conversations about what they’re cooking, eating and the knowledge, inspiration, and experiences behind it all.
Companies around the world are using the Net Promoter System to deliver the voice of the customer to employees inside their operations and increase loyalty and customer lifetime value. Loyal customers spend more, stay longer and tell their friends about a company’s products and customer experience. The Net Promoter System Podcast, hosted by Bain Partner Rob Markey, digs deep into the insights and stories of leading Net Promoter practitioners and customer experience experts to find out how co ...
Born in Cairo, Egypt. Karim Zidan began his career with the mindset to bring out Egypt's potential for greatness in the world of electronic music. After five years on guitar, Zidan made the transition from acoustic strings to the wonders of house music. The 19 year-old has only been DJing for 3 years. He first bought a Pioneer CDJ set just after his 16th birthday, then grew bored with it and progressed to the wonders of electronic live sets production on Ableton Live. Juggling between techno ...
Wharton’s Katherine Klein talks to Vital Farms investor Karl Khoury and CEO Russell Diez-Canseco about how stakeholders benefit from the ethical pursuit of profit.By Knowledge@Wharton
From motivating employees to maintaining healthy habits, games can help us achieve our goals in surprising ways, say the authors of the revised and updated edition of ‘For the Win.’By Knowledge@Wharton
Wharton Interactive co-founders Sarah Toms and Ethan Mollick are creating the next generation of game-based learning experiences that democratize education and make lessons more memorable.By Knowledge@Wharton
The majority of employees working from home during the pandemic are just as productive, but they aren’t collaborating as effectively as before, according to a new study overseen by Wharton management professor Michael Parke.By Knowledge@Wharton
Rejoining the Paris Climate Accord will be a positive step, but options for the new administration will be limited to regulatory tweaks without control of Congress, says Wharton’s Brain Berkey.By Knowledge@Wharton
While overtly fake news generated by bogus websites can be dangerous, there’s greater harm in subtle misinformation that spreads through mainstream media, according to new research.By Knowledge@Wharton
Small business formation is booming during this pandemic, but startups need buffers against a second or third wave of the virus, says Wharton’s Ethan Mollick.By Knowledge@Wharton
A lead-lag pattern between home sales volumes and prices is delaying a day of reckoning for homeowners in Florida's coastal communities, a Wharton study warns.By Knowledge@Wharton
Not everyone is a born leader, but a new book by Wharton’s Michael Platt says that neuroscience can provide the tools to become one.By Knowledge@Wharton
Research by Wharton’s Valentina Assenova shows that disadvantaged entrepreneurs can grow their companies significantly in terms of revenue and employment by working with incubators.By Knowledge@Wharton
Wharton’s Katherine Klein talks to Adasina founder and CEO Rachel Robasciotti about her firm’s mission to change the planet through more ethical investing.By Knowledge@Wharton
Retail sales will see modest growth over a holiday season marked by the uneven spending habits of consumers affected by the pandemic, according to experts.By Knowledge@Wharton
Rooting out racial bias in law enforcement starts with better data, according to Wharton’s Dean Knox and Princeton’s Jonathan Mummolo. Their research is bringing hard science to the emotional debate on police reform.By Knowledge@Wharton
A Penn Wharton Budget Model analysis provides policymakers with a framework to weigh the cost of COVID-19 infections in a community against students’ loss of future income due to lower quality education.By Knowledge@Wharton
Wharton’s Katy Milkman talks with author Annie Duke about her new book that provides tools for readers who want to make smart decisions in any situation.By Knowledge@Wharton
Whether it’s marketing a product or winning an election, change agents never succeed by forcing their beliefs on others, says Wharton’s Jonah Berger.By Knowledge@Wharton
New research by Wharton’s Sasha Indarte suggests that people file for bankruptcy not because of what they gain in debt relief, but because they lack cash on hand.By Knowledge@Wharton
Lower returns on investments could mean that retirees save less, dip into retirement funds, or collect Social Security benefits earlier than planned, says Wharton’s Olivia S. Mitchell.By Knowledge@Wharton
Current federal policies are inadequate for the most vulnerable communities when disasters strike. Wharton’s Carolyn Kousky explains why prioritizing low-income families is key to disaster recovery.By Knowledge@Wharton
A new report from the Wharton Social Impact Initiative and Catalyst at Large finds a dramatic increase in gender lens investing over the last few years, a strong indication that the financial sector is working to balance a legacy of lopsided investments.By Knowledge@Wharton
A high number of working mothers are leaving their jobs during the pandemic, which is exacerbating gender inequality. Solving the problem starts with better policies to support them, Wharton’s Janice Bellace says.By Knowledge@Wharton
Shoppers are losing patience with retailers during the pandemic, according to a new study that finds significant dissatisfaction with both in-store and online purchases. Wharton’s Tom Robertson explains how retailers can win them back.By Knowledge@Wharton
Lori Cobb found her passion in a leadership role at Cummins Inc. that included responsibility for customer experience and insights: “I love solving problems, and I particularly enjoy solving customer problems,” she says. “And customers were hungry to have somebody just listen to what their needs are.” Today, she’s CEO of Mockingbird Ventures and a …
As part of the Leading Diversity at Work series, Wharton’s Stephanie Creary talks with Kwasi Mitchell of Deloitte Consulting about how executives, middle managers and employees can contribute to diversity and inclusion initiatives.By Knowledge@Wharton
The pandemic has disproportionately hurt weaker segments of society. Wharton’s Guy David discusses why that needs to be addressed.By Knowledge@Wharton
Predictive analytics are invaluable in business, but they have proven faulty in politics. Wharton’s Abraham (Adi) Wyner shares three reasons why election poll results don’t always match the outcome, especially in presidential races.By Knowledge@Wharton