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Problem Solvers

Nov 12, 2018

In 2014, Home Depot was hacked—and 56 million credit cards were compromised. It was one of the largest data breaches to befall a major corporation. Then-CEO Frank Blake wanted to preserve Home Depot's relationship with its customers, so he came up with a plan: Unlike other companies in this situation, who hid the...


Nov 5, 2018

What happens when you release a new product, and none of your customers seem to care? That's what happened to David Politis. He started BetterCloud in 2011, and its simple product was a big hit. But David thought he could go bigger, creating a product that would help companies was a wide variety of their cloud...


Oct 29, 2018

Andy Monfried's company Lotame was thriving, but he saw trouble on the horizon: His industry was changing. Lotame was a major player in the complicated world of digital advertising, and although there was plenty of growth still to be had and plenty of money still to be made, Andy knew that his company's long-term...


Oct 22, 2018

Every entrepreneur struggles to manage their time, and Gen. Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) knows that challenge especially well. He previously commanded U.S. forces in Afghanistan, and now oversees a 90-person consultancy called the McChrystal Group. How does a guy this busy keep on schedule? In this episode, we learn...


Oct 15, 2018

When Joshua Tetrick founded his plant-based food company JUST, his goal was to disrupt the entire food industry—and to do that, he decided, he'd hire industry outsiders. He didn't want people with lots of food-industry experience, who'd just carry all the marketplace's old assumptions with them! But then his company...