London Business School podcasts

London Business School podcasts


A series of podcasts, sharing the latest in news and thought leadership from London Business School.


How to be a successful entrepreneur  

Tai Lopez is an aspiring renaissance man. He has been an entrepreneur for 18 years and has started 12 multi-million dollar companies that are all still running successfully. Tai is addicted to traveling seeking the advice of the world's top minds.

Recruiting for Asia  

L'Oreal, Bloomberg, Johnson & Johnson and Fosun tell us why they recruit from LBS for positions in Asia. We also hear from three students in this video about what they intend to bring to new roles in Asia.

Recruitment success at American Express  

American Express CEO Ken Chenault speaks about the importance of recruiting the right people for the company he leaders, and the company's success in recruiting top talent from London Business School.

The future of retail banking?  

Can banking integrate seamlessly with the day-to-day activities of consumers and interactions with their finances? Travis Ledwith explains how this might be possible.

Challenges of being a CEO: American Express  

American Express CEO Ken Chenault talks to London Business School about turning points in his career, lessons in leadership and shares useful career advice.

Restoring a bank's reputation  

Alessandro Profumo, Chairman of Italy's Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena Bank explains his role in restoring the bank's reputation, ensuring profitability, improve customer experience, encourage transparency and more.

Why consumer advice is changing  

CEO of the UK Consumers' Association (Which), Peter Vicary-Smith, explains that consumers are now looking for support along the whole purchasing journey and why organisations such as Which need to exist.

Saving the world from mediocre coffee  

A case study in innovation which outlines the stages of a new product. Find out how Costa Express was brought to life through funding, product development and launch.

Banking: key developments and current challenges  

Alessandro Profumo, Chairman of the Italian Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena talks about his experiences working in consolidation, corporate social responsibility, internationalistation, and how the industry needs to address its reputation issues.

Chairman v CEO  

Chairman of Italy's Banca Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena, Alesandro Profumo, talks to London Business School about his role, responsibilities and interactions with the organisation's CEO.

Leadership tips from Which CEO  

Peter Vicary-Smith, Chief Executive Officer of UK consumer association Which shares his experience and gives his tips on leadership.

Why responsible investment makes sense  

Dr. James Gifford, founding Executive Director for Responsible Investment at the United Nations, talks to London Business School.

Challenges facing the finance industry  

American Express CEO Ken Chenault on the importance of formulating the right strategy in uncertain economic times and the implications it has on the company he leads.

3 factors to success at American Express  

Ken Chenault, CEO of American Express speaks to London Business School about the company's key achievements during his tenure.

The future of private banking  

Credit Suisse's Giles Keating talks about what the effect changing regulatory, consumer and competitive environments will have on private banking and wealth management.

Finding moral courage in the UK finance industry  

Martin Wheatley, CEO of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, talks about his career, the role of the organisation in regulating the finance industry and the challenges that lie ahead.

Huffington Post's 3 point media strategy  

CEO of The Huffington Post and London Business School alum Jimmy Maymann, on why he believes its video strategy will make the online news site the 'media company of this decade'.

What does ethical investment look like?  

Alexis Cheang of F and C Investments explains whether ethical investment can ever be mainstream.

The Campaign for London Business School  

London Business School was established nearly 50 years ago as a centre of excellence for management education in the UK. As we begin our next 50 years, we invite you to help us write the next chapter of the London Business School story.

Alumnus Idan Ofer donates GBP25m to London Business School  

The Campaign to raise GBP100m was officially launched at a gala event at One Marylebone. The event was marked by a GBP25m donation for the redevelopment of Old Marylebone Town Hall by alumnus Idan Ofer, principal of the Quantum Pacific Group.

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