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Problem Solvers

Dec 9, 2019

Why are we not more comfortable selling ourselves? In this episode, host Jason Feifer reveals a common mistake he sees people make when pitching their work. Then, he turns to Jason Harris—CEO of the ad agency Mekanism, and author of the book "The Soulful Art of Persuasion"—for a plan on how to do...


Dec 2, 2019

How do you build an exciting career? Does networking matter? Does it matter what you study? In this episode, the interviewing tables are turned: College student Danielle Kraidin asks me her most pressing career...


Nov 25, 2019

Most people work with family or friends, but is that wise? And what do you do when things go wrong? Celebrated fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff has plenty of insight on this, because she works with plenty of friends—and her CEO is her brother! In this episode, she explains how she balances it...


Nov 18, 2019

We strive. We hustle. We reach. And when we finally achieve a major victory, it can be... alarming! Because now the pressure is on even more. In this episode, we hear from writer Paul Kix about how he nearly buckled under the pressure of a high-profile book and movie project, and how a therapist's advice...


Nov 11, 2019

Nick Mowbray thought he had a giant hit on his hands. His young toy company, Zuru, had locked in a David Beckham-themed gadget and Walmart ordered millions. But as it turned out, he'd done everything wrong... and it would take many years...