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You Can Get Motivated to Work Out at Home
Host of The Biggest Loser Bob Harper talks about fitness, wellness and the new digital content he's working on for people trying to get in shape from home as part of this Wharton Business Daily Special - the Business of Fitness.
Biden & Economic Recovery: What's First on the Agenda
Kent Smetters, Wharton Professor of Business Economics & Public Policy and Faculty Lead of the Penn Wharton Budget Model, joins Wharton Business Daily host Dan Loney to talk about the economic outlook with the new administration, and how the COVID-19 vaccine roll out will factor into economic recovery.
How Can We Encourage Americans to Get the COVID Vaccine?
Guy Kawasaki talks about the strong anti-vaccination movement in the United States, and how to encourage people who are hesitant about vaccines to take the Coronavirus vaccine so that we can return to 'normalcy.' On his Remarkable People podcast, Guy has tackled this question with a variety of experts, including Wharton's Katy Milkman and Jonah Berger.Guy Kawasaki is the creator of the Remarkable People podcast and chief evangelist of Canva. He is an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and adjunct professor at the University of New South Wales. He was previously the chief evangelist of Apple and a trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation.
Was Amazon Within Its Rights When it Removed Parler?
In light of Parler's antitrust lawsuit against Amazon, Herb Hovenkamp, Professor of Business Ethics & Legal Studies at the Wharton School and antitrust expert, talks about the actions of social media and tech platforms in terms of shutting down commentary from President Trump and his administration last week following the U.S. Capitol siege, and whether these actions are another example of tech companies having too much control over political discourse.
How to Find Vision & Optimism for the New Year
Simon Sinek, author and inspirational speaker, talks to Dan Loney about New Year's goals and visions, and why it's important to stay optimistic amidst the backdrop of the pandemic.
Conflict in Iran: What Does it Mean for the U.S.?
In this replay of our top podcast of 2020, Joseph Westphal, former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and Inaugural Chang Sun Term Professor at Penn's Lauder Institute, discusses his perspective on the process that occurred leading up to last January's strike against Iran, and the state of U.S. relations with the Middle East over the last few years.
Will Diverse Board Requirements Make Companies Better?
Katherine Klein, Wharton Professor of Management and Vice-Dean of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, talks about NASDAQ's recent announcement requiring board diversity, why it's important to reinforce diversity throughout the company overall, and why companies have been historically resistant to change in this area.
America's Restaurants Are Suffering: Here's How to Save Them
Andrew Zimmern, Founder & CEO of Passport Hospitality, returns to Wharton Business Daily to talk to Dan Loney about why he says the restaurant industry is falling apart nine months into the pandemic, and what must be done to save the industry.