Dambisa Moyo, a global economist and bestselling author, joins Scott to discuss the five trends she believes will define the post-pandemic world economy. They discuss all sorts of topics like the private sector, deglobalization, and public policy. Dambisa also explains what board members can be doing better. She is a trusted advisor on macroeconomics, geopolitics, and technology themes and serves on a number of global corporate boards including 3M Corporation, Chevron, and Condé Nast.Follow her on Twitter, @dambisamoyo. (13:29)
Scott opens with his thoughts on the big IPO week and how Airbnb achieves three hurdles: differentiation, relevance, and sustainability, while DoorDash does not. He also explains why he believes WarnerMedia’s decision to release its slate of 2021 films in theaters and on HBO Max the same day is a baller move.
This week’s Office Hours: the future of the podcast industry and whether CrossFit could take on Peloton’s business model. Have a question for Scott? Email a voice recording to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Algebra of Happiness: advice for giving care at the end of a loved one’s life.
Dambisa’s book recommendations:
This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff
The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli
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