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Lynda Gratton: Redesigning Work

In this episode, Professor Lynda Gratton discusses how a diary she started in the pandemic resulted in her latest book, Redesigning Work: How To Transform Your Organization and Make Hybrid Work for Everyone. She draws on real-world examples of companies getting it right and offers useful insights into everything from avoiding burnout to being a good manager.

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Carolyn Kousky: Understanding Disaster Insurance

In this episode, Carolyn Kousky, the Associate Vice President for Economics and Policy at the Environmental Defense Fund, discusses her new book, Understanding Disaster Insurance: New Tools for a More Resilient Future. It examines how insurance has become a crucial part of our society and an industry that will be increasingly relied on as the climate crisis exacerbates disasters ranging from hurricanes and wildfires to coral reef decay and deforestation.

Carolyn Kousky: Understanding Disaster Insurance

In this episode, Carolyn Kousky, the Associate Vice President for Economics and Policy at the Environmental Defense Fund, discusses her new book, Understanding Disaster Insurance: New Tools for a More Resilient Future. It examines how insurance has become a crucial part of our society and an industry that will be increasingly relied on as the climate crisis exacerbates disasters ranging from hurricanes and wildfires to coral reef decay and deforestation.

The Library: A Fragile History

In the first episode of 2023, Kate Whiting speaks to academics and authors Professor Andrew Pettegree and Dr Arthur der Weduwen about their book The Library: A Fragile History. They discuss why, despite our love of collecting books, they have often been neglected and become tools and targets during times of war, while romance novels have gone from scourge to saviour of the modern-day library.

The Library: A Fragile History

In the first episode of 2023, Kate Whiting speaks to academics and authors Professor Andrew Pettegree and Dr Arthur der Weduwen about their book The Library: A Fragile History. They discuss why, despite our love of collecting books, they have often been neglected and become tools and targets during times of war, while romance novels have gone from scourge to saviour of the modern-day library.

Holiday Special: Review of the Year 2022

 • 23 minutes

In this last episode of 2022, host Beatrice Di Caro and Kate Whiting look back at some of their favourite reads of the year, collate top reads from around the World Economic Forum, and share some of the best quotes from authors who have been on the Book Club Podcast. These include Adam Grant, Elif Shafak and Booker Prize winner Shehan Karunatilaka.

Holiday Special: Review of the Year 2022

 • 23 minutes

In this last episode of 2022, host Beatrice Di Caro and Kate Whiting look back at some of their favourite reads of the year, collate top reads from around the World Economic Forum, and share some of the best quotes from authors who have been on the Book Club Podcast. These include Adam Grant, Elif Shafak and Booker Prize winner Shehan Karunatilaka.

Paul Daugherty: Radically Human

 • 28 min

Paul Daugherty is the Chief Technology Officer at Accenture and co-author of Radically Human: How New Technology Is Transforming Business and Shaping Our Future. In this episode, he discusses how the pandemic accelerated a shift towards a more human-centered use of AI technology and how artificial intelligence will drive four key areas for companies to be successful in future: talent, trust, experiences, and sustainability.

Paul Daugherty: Radically Human

 • 28 min

Paul Daugherty is the Chief Technology Officer at Accenture and co-author of Radically Human: How New Technology Is Transforming Business and Shaping Our Future. In this episode, he discusses how the pandemic accelerated a shift towards a more human-centered use of AI technology and how artificial intelligence will drive four key areas for companies to be successful in future: talent, trust, experiences, and sustainability.

Jon Alexander on his new book, Citizens: Why the Key to Fixing Everything Is All of Us

 • 22 min

In this episode, author Jon Alexander joins us to discuss his book Citizens: Why the Key to Fixing Everything Is All of Us. How can we become better citizens? That is the question this book studies, looking at how people and societies moved from the subject story of kings and empires to the current consumer story. He argues it is now time to enter the citizen story.

Jon Alexander on his new book, Citizens: Why the Key to Fixing Everything Is All of Us

 • 22 min

In this episode, author Jon Alexander joins us to discuss his book Citizens: Why the Key to Fixing Everything Is All of Us. How can we become better citizens? That is the question this book studies, looking at how people and societies moved from the subject story of kings and empires to the current consumer story. He argues it is now time to enter the citizen story.

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