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Ep 12 – What Have We Learned So Far?

Ep 12 – What Have We Learned So Far?

Confucius said that learning without reflection is a waste; reflection without learning is dangerous. We agree. In this special episode of the Building Bridges Podcast we take a step back to reflect on what we have learned so far. The episode weaves together excerpts from previous discussions around eight key points: The nature of work is changing. Risk is unavoidable; organizations need…

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Ep 10 – What Books Should Professionals Read at Different Points of Their Career? Pt 2

Ep 10 – What Books Should Professionals Read at Different Points of Their Career? Pt 2

This is the second part of our two-episode conversation discussing which books individuals should read at varying parts of their career. In this episode, we turn our focus to the characteristics of the best reading material books, particularly for young & upcoming business leaders. Larry Gennari, Alex Graham, and Alison Jones join us again to discuss: Best books to read…

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Ep 9 – What Books Should Professionals Read at Different Points of Their Career? Pt 1

Ep 9 – What Books Should Professionals Read at Different Points of Their Career? Pt 1

This is the first part of our two-episode conversation discussing which books individuals should read at different parts of their career. In this episode, we discuss the characteristics of the best business books, the sort of material one might read at different stages of life, and how to realize lasting value from what we read. Special guests Larry Gennari, Alex…

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Ep. 8 – How Might Business Change if Information Couldn’t Be Protected? Pt 2

Ep. 8 – How Might Business Change if Information Couldn’t Be Protected? Pt 2

This is the second  part of our two-episode conversation about information security, which began with last week’s episode. As we discussed last week, the inability to secure information results in catastrophic incidents every single day. And many business leaders aren’t aware that their security infrastructures are broken. Shuman Ghosemajumder, Shawn Henry, and Mischel Kwon return to help us explore several…

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Ep. 7 – How Might Business Change if Information Couldn’t Be Protected? Pt 1

Ep. 7 – How Might Business Change if Information Couldn’t Be Protected? Pt 1

The inability to secure information results in catastrophic incidents every single day. Still, many business leaders aren’t even aware their security infrastructures are broken. In part one of this two-part series on information security, our guests — Shuman Ghosemajumder, Shawn Henry, and Mischel Kwon, discuss: The changing nature of cyber threats Impact of new technologies and applications The need for…

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Ep. 6 – How Do We Rethink Education When Most Knowledge Fits in Our Pockets? Pt 2

Ep. 6 – How Do We Rethink Education When Most Knowledge Fits in Our Pockets? Pt 2

Khan Academy founder Sal Khan has observed that the current education system was designed by the Prussians, who hoped to “churn out loyal and tractable citizens who would learn the value of submitting to the authority of parents, teachers, church, and, ultimately, king.” However, Khan further notes that “Today’s world needs a workforce of creative, curious, and self-directed lifelong learners…

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