What's the podcast all about?
The way we think about money today—including who has it, who doesn’t, who can get it and how—is shaped by unwritten rules and assumptions based more on antiquated notions than on what’s actually possible. Fortune Favors the Bold sets out to explore and expose the “rules” we all take for granted and then look at how they are being broken—and how we’re breaking through to new opportunities for millions of people in?the?process.
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Kick your assumptions about money to the curb.
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Bootstraps, good attitudes and elbow grease? Sorry, that’s not enough to be upwardly mobile these days. See how individuals and countries can overcome the barriers that make class transition so difficult and check out some organizations that are already tipping the scales.
As technology changes at an ever-faster pace, it's even more important to talk to kids about money. But that’s hard to do if you as a parent or teacher never learned about money yourself. We’ll hear from the rule-breakers who are making sure future generations don’t have the same blind spot.
Long-established methods for determining who gets credit are leaving a lot of people behind. In this episode, we’re talking to the people who are finding new ways to establish creditworthiness and getting more people access to opportunity in the process.
What it means to be employed continues to shift. The old way of thinking? It’s up to employees to learn those new skills, or else companies will find someone else who has them. In this episode, we’ll hear from employers turning that way of thinking on its head — and seeing how their businesses are benefiting.
People are crowding into cities at an ever-increasing rate—a trend that is expected only to continue. Governments, the private sector, nonprofits, and the citizens themselves will have to team up to make sure these cities of the future create solutions that work for everyone.
Big business is important. But it’s not the only thing driving the economy. Small businesses are vital parts of their communities, providing two out of every three jobs in the world.
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In this episode, you’ll learn how businesses are tackling some of the world’s most pressing problems like poverty and hunger, and in the process learning that you can do well and do good.
Major advancements in technology mean the pace of this change in the work world is only going to get faster. So, how do we keep up? This episode is all about the skills we need to future-proof our careers.