FAST COMPANY – Secrets of the most productive people

Podcast by the Fast Company magazine team: BONUS LIVE SHOW: PRODUCTIVITY MYTHS BUSTED Are morning people more productive than night owls? Do successful people have to give up work-life balance? Psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman and time management expert Laura Vanderkam busted some of the biggest productivity myths at the Fast Company Innovation Festival. Recommended bits:…

Reid Hoffman’s Masters of Scale; Startup Success

HINEKEN’s favorite podcast series Masters of Scale by Reid Hoffman and friends sumarized the 10 strongest commendments to achieve startup success. We’d argue that 99% of this podcast treasure is valid for all companies including the largest multinationals. Some tips; minute 16.00 Hire for persistence and curiosity. Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook – hire the best…

McKinsey Podcast: Putting talent at the top of the CEO agenda

In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, McKinsey global managing partner Dominic Barton speaks with Simon London about how CEOs and boards can get strategic in managing human capital. Talent is a crucial element of achieving #Marsshot missions. Here are the key learnings from the podcasts: One of the recommendations in the book is the “G3”—this idea…

“Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow”

“Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow”. Listen in on this MastersofScale podcast with Reid Hoffman on how at the scale-up of Facebook the team worked on both improvements for better user experience in the short term, as well as thinking about the future when billions of people are using the product. They had the #FINISH in mind from the start.