Episodes
We’re launching a new season of The McKinsey Podcast starting this Fall with fresh content. Between now and then, we’re re-broadcasting popular episodes from different McKinsey podcasts. Today, you'll hear about how companies are grappling to make sustainability-focused choices from the McKinsey on Consumer and Retail podcast.
Published 09/23/21
We’re launching a new season of The McKinsey Podcast starting this Fall with fresh content. Between now and then, we’re re-broadcasting popular episodes from different McKinsey podcasts. Like a recent episode from McKinsey on Government where you’ll hear about the imperative of government to build cyber resilience, how the private sector can play a role and the future of the federal cyber workforce. Francis Rose hosts a conversation with Tucker Bailey, partner at McKinsey and Will Hurd,...
Published 09/09/21
The McKinsey podcast is launching a new season with fresh content this Fall. In the meantime, we’re featuring episodes from our other popular podcasts. Today, it’s the McKinsey Global Institute’s Forward Thinking podcast. Co-host Anna Bernasek is in conversation with Jeffrey Seller, producer of Broadway hits Hamilton, In the Heights, and Rent, about how Broadway and live performances have endured during the past tumultuous year-plus. Hear about: • Shutting down, pivoting, then staging a...
Published 08/26/21
The retailer of the future will harness the power of data, business building, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality, says serial entrepreneur and technology expert John Straw.
Published 08/12/21
Structured problem solving can be used to address almost any complex challenge in business or public policy.
Published 07/29/21
Work without passion can lead to listlessness says Joanna Barsh, senior partner emeritus, director emeritus of the Centered Leadership Project, and today's guest. So, practically speaking, how can leaders help their people find passion, when they feel none? What question can you ask yourself to stay engaged at work and in the world? What can leadership do to engender trust during these turbulent times? Tune in for immediately implementable actions that can change your daily perspective for...
Published 07/15/21
Optimism is high for flourishing entrepreneurship postpandemic according to McKinsey senior partners Kim Baroudy and Massimo Mazza. It's the acceleration of innovation, investment and tech that encourage their enthusiasm. Hear their take on the trends bolstering Europe and a new generation of startups.
Published 07/01/21
Uncertainty is certain in this world where the way people work is changing fast. Those with a plan to future-proof their organization will be set up for agile responses to the unexpected. Hear from Chris Gagnon, a McKinsey senior partner, and Elizabeth Mygatt, a McKinsey associate partner, on why org charts inadequately describe how an organization works, why the best companies have a distinct philosophy -- and why hiring the best talent keeps leadership up at night.
Published 06/17/21
Is it tough to define your purpose at work? You’re not alone. Half of the US-employees surveyed in the McKinsey report "Help your employees find purpose or watch them leave" are reconsidering the work they want to do as a result of Covid-19. Hear from two of the authors, Bill Schaninger and Naina Dhingra. They'll share their definition of individual purpose, why purpose benefits the organization as a whole, and two probing questions that will help you articulate what your individual purpose...
Published 06/03/21
Hit hard by the the COVID-19 pandemic, what are the early signs of how air travel is adapting? What changes will we see in business and leisure travel? In what kind of sustainability technologies are airlines investing? Filling us in are two McKinsey partners with deep understanding of the issues. Alex Dichter is a senior partner in London who leads McKinsey’s travel practice. Robin Riedel is a partner in McKinsey’s aerospace and defense practice who leads advanced air mobility for the...
Published 05/20/21
Dame Vivian Hunt and former Unilever CEO Paul Polman discuss the growing imperative for stakeholder capitalism.
Published 05/06/21
Dame Vivian Hunt and former Unilever CEO Paul Polman discuss the growing imperative for stakeholder capitalism.
Published 05/06/21
McKinsey’s Tera Allas talks about the critical role that managers play in employee well-being and organizational health.
Published 04/27/21
McKinsey’s Tera Allas talks about the critical role that managers play in employee well-being and organizational health.
Published 04/27/21
Too often, training programs fail. Here’s how individuals and organizations can invest in the capabilities that will help individuals and organizations thrive.
Published 04/16/21
Too often, training programs fail. Here’s how individuals and organizations can invest in the capabilities that will help individuals and organizations thrive.
Published 04/16/21
Vaccine distribution gives hope but also proof that the pandemic is far from over.
Published 04/09/21
A transformative year in the technology, trends, and tastes in fashion.
Published 03/26/21
A transformative year in the technology, trends, and tastes in fashion.
Published 03/26/21
The pandemic has put demands on the public sector that are likely to increase.
Published 03/16/21
The pandemic has put demands on the public sector that are likely to increase.
Published 03/16/21
Lareina Yee and Alexis Krivkovich talk with Diane Brady about McKinsey’s Women in the Workplace report and what employers can do to stanch the flow of women from the labor force.
Published 03/08/21