Business Video Roundup: Strategic Leadership, Pitching to Investors & More

Posted on 25.September.2020 by Mike Winters | @amcomcap

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In this week’s business video roundup, Gary Vaynerchuk talks shop with HumanCo founder and CEO Jason H. Karp, Columbia Business School presents an enlightening hour-long webinar on strategic leadership across business and society, and Stanford GSB offers a few tips on building teams to tackle the most challenging problems. Plus, Patreon CEO Jack Conte explains how to structure a pitch to investors, while several of the nation’s top economists offer their thoughts about the growing national debt and what it means for the future of the U.S. economy. Grab your favorite beverage, sit back, and dive in.

GaryVee: Coffee & Commerce with Jason H. Karp, Founder & CEO of HumanCo

In the most recent episode of Coffee & Commerce, Gary Vaynerchuk welcomes Jason H. Karp, founder and CEO of HumanCo. Karp shares his remarkable story, touching on a lot of key business topics along the way.

Columbia Business School: Strategic Leadership Across Business and Society

In the latest webinar from Columbia Business School’s Leading Through Crisis series, professors Stephan Meier and Dan Wang discuss strategic leadership across business and society. Meier talks about how behavioral biases influence decision-making, and how that will shape the future of work as companies shift to remote operations. Then Wang gets into the sociopolitical side of things, including how business leaders and protest leaders could learn a thing or two from one another.

Stanford GSB: Building Teams to Tackle the Most Challenging Problems

Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Jonathan Bender discusses how to put together the optimal team to solve the really hard problems. Do you focus on sheer ability or work on assembling a group that will come up with different approaches to the problem? The answer is somewhere in between, as Bender explains in the three-and-a-half-minute video.

Forbes: Patreon’s Founder on How to Structure Your Pitch to Investors

Jack Conte, founder of the incredibly successful Patreon platform, gives tips on pitching.

CNBC: Does the National Debt Matter? (What’s Next for the U.S. Economy)

This 10-minute compilation video from CNBC features the nation’s top economists (including Jim O’Neill, Esther Duflo, Jeffrey Sachs, Joseph Stiglitz, Paul Krugman, and Mark Zandi) discussing whether the national debt matters at our current juncture and how it could affect things moving forward. They don’t always agree with each other, but they all offer interesting food for thought.

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