164. Use Design Thinking to solve ANY problem Aug 16, 2023

"You can design your work life as an employee or a business owner. Design thinking is for people like you, whether you receive the paycheck or sign the paycheck," Bill Burnett, Stanford School of Design.

In this episode you will learn how to use Design Thinking to make decisions and move towards...

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163. Innovation vs Tradition Aug 09, 2023

When should you innovate and when should you honour tradition?  The luxury industry answers this question all the time. 

Luxury businesses like Louis Vuitton have been around since the 1800s, but have found a way to thrive in the Digital Age. In this episode, you will learn how...

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162. From banker to Fintech CEO Aug 02, 2023

Avinash Godkhindi went from banking to leading Zaggle, a fintech company, towards an IPO. 

This episode is perfect for founders, fintech investors and business leaders who want to transition into tech.

In this episode you will learn:

  • What business leaders need to know about tech to thrive...
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161. How to get paid more Jul 26, 2023

Smart dedicated professionals are great at creating value. This episode will help you capture it.

Digital transformation and innovation projects are very likely to balloon beyond their original scope, leaving those leading them with more work, but the same compensation. This is why, this...

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160. Data Science for business leaders with Prof JeAnna Abbott Jul 19, 2023

It's impossible to have a successful business career in the Digital Age without being data literate, says Prof JeAnna Abbott. This does not mean that you have to learn to code, but you do have to understand how to work with a data scientist and include analytics in your organisation.

In this...

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159. Power mistakes by founders, corporate leaders & investors Jul 12, 2023

Technology has disrupted power dynamics, and led otherwise smart and rational people to suspend disbelief, lose control and destroy value.

To have a truly successful career, you need to understand power dynamics: when to hold on to control and when to cede it.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • How...
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158. Office Hours: MBA vs Computer Science, Product Management, Tech Trends & Career Transitions Jul 05, 2023

Listen to this Office Hours session with Sophia Matveeva MBA. Questions covered in this episode:

  • Should I do an MBA or a Computer Science degree?
  • What's the difference between Product Management roles in deep tech vs standard businesses?
  • What tech trends are the ones to watch right now?
  • How do...
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157. Tech trends and rumors from the advertising Oscars Jun 28, 2023

Tech and advertising are intertwined: ads is where Big Tech makes most of its money. Learn about the biggest trends in tech from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

You'll hear about developments and trends at Twitter, Meta and TikTok, as well as see what overhyped tech is behind us and what...

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156. Why most digital transformations fail Jun 20, 2023

According to McKinsey, 70% of digital transformations fail to meet their goals. And yet, these multi-million dollar projects remain a priority for every major CEO. 

In this episode, you'll learn from Matthew Domo about why these projects fail and what to focus on to make them succeed. (Clue:...

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155. How generative AI is changing business and the economy Jun 14, 2023

ChatGPT reached 100 million users in just 2 months after launch, and generative AI has already changed how many professionals do their jobs today. But, how has it already changed business and how will it impact the economy?

In this episode, you will hear from Professor Avi Goldfarb, co-author of...

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154. How to price your app Jun 07, 2023

There is no template for pricing apps or Software as a Service products, because each product is always a solution to a problem. Some problems are more important than others, and some are harder to solve.

But, you can use frameworks to decide what price to launch and how to iterate. 

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153. Social graph vs Interest graph: AI lessons from TikTok & Instagram May 31, 2023

Would you rather listen to a song by an artist you already love? Or an unknown artist and try something new? 

Most people want a combination of the familiar and the new.

In social media terms, this is the social graph vs the interest graph. The social graph refers to content from your...

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