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The IVY Podcast

Apr 24, 2018

As extremist groups surrounded his apartment in Aden, Yemen, Mohammed Al Samawi made a last-ditch appeal for help from his Facebook network. Amazingly, over the course of two weeks, four near-strangers devised a daring mission to lead him to safety — an improbable journey that spanned six technological platforms and...


Apr 10, 2018

IVY held a conversation in Chicago with Mindy Mackenzie, the highly accomplished speaker, CEO advisor, and author of the new book The Courage Solution. This is our second conversation with Mindy as part of a larger series on the power of authenticity in the workplace.

Mindy, who oversaw Beam’s $16-billion acquisition...


Mar 30, 2018

In this episode of The IVY Podcast, we talk to Paul Bloom, a Yale University professor of psychology and cognitive science. Bloom calls into question our culture’s current focus on empathetic thinking and argues that it distorts our judgment in every aspect of our lives.


Mar 22, 2018

In this episode of The IVY Podcast, we talk to serial entrepreneur, corporate advisor, and IVY Thought Leader, George Swisher. A former ad agency executive who has founded five startups of his own, this expansive conversation covers how to get comfortable in your panic zone, why you should learn to love mistakes, the...


Mar 15, 2018

The following discussion features Harvard Business School Professor, behavioral scientist, and IVY Thought Leader, Francesca Gino. Gino’s groundbreaking research focuses on judgment and decision-making, and is richly explored in her recent book, Sidetracked: Why Our Decisions Get Derailed, and How We Can Stick to the...