Hello Monday

Hello Monday

Welcome to Hello Monday – a show where senior editor at large Jessi Hempel investigates how we’re changing the nature of work, and how that work is changing us. What does work mean to us? Should we love what we do? How do we make sure we still have jobs tomorrow, and that they’re good jobs – jobs we feel good about?  Each week, Jessi will talk to featured guests who have navigated layoffs, company collapses, evaporating industries, and emerged from these transitions happier and more successful. We'll infuse these interview with reporting from LinkedIn managing editor Caroline Fairchild to unearth and present lessons that apply to our own careers.... Show More

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For the season finale, Jessi talks to former NFL talent scout Michael Lombardi about how to assemble teams, why you can’t teach someone to be more competitive, and how to weigh talent versus character. Featuring reporting from LinkedIn’s managing editor, Caroline Fairchild.

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Facebook's Carolyn Everson helped launch one of the most iconic startups of the Web 1.0 era: Pets.com. But before it really even took off, and long before its catastrophic failure, she was fired. It was a shameful secret she kept for years....and then, finally, shared.  This episode, hear Carolyn's lessons on why leading with vulnerability takes courage. Featuring reporting from Caroline Fairchild.

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How did we get from the large private offices seen in Mad Men, to the open desk plans we have today? This episode, WeWork’s VP of workplace strategy Liz Burow gives us a look at the office of the future. Featuring reporting from LinkedIn’s news editor, Andrew Murfett.

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May 6, 2019 32 min

How do you balance calculated decision-making with trusting your gut? This episode, hear Angela Ahrendts talk with host Jessi Hempel about how following her intuition has shaped her career, from Burberry to Apple. Featuring reporting from LinkedIn's senior news editor Maya Pope-Chappell.

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After decades of keeping a low profile, Melinda Gates has begun sharing more about her own life--as a young woman who aspired to work in technology, who wanted to protect her children, and who is now discovering that her words have as much power as her checkbook. Plus, reporting from Caroline Fairchild on how to manage your professional identity.

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April 22, 2019 27 min

Adam Grant is everyone’s favorite career coach. This episode, he explains when to be a giving person, how to draw boundaries, and what it means for his own work. Plus, Caroline Fairchild brings listeners' tips on how to say no.

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Stanford professor Fei-Fei Li is a pioneer in artificial intelligence. Her research helped lead to breakthroughs like allowing computers to recognize images. Now, AI has spread to every economic sector. This episode, hear Fei-Fei's thoughts on how humans can play a compassionate role in shaping AI's future. Plus, Caroline Fairchild brings reporting on some surprising jobs in this emerging industry.

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Two-time Olympian and World Cup champion Abby Wambach made a name for herself playing soccer. Now, she’s helping businesses with her new rules on leadership, failure, teamwork, and confidence. Plus, a field guide for how to support women in the workplace by Caroline Fairchild.

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The myth of Silicon Valley is that anyone can land at a tech startup early and strike it rich. But let’s face it: this almost never happens. This episode, as a spate of tech companies prepare to go public, we bring you a conversation with Google’s first chef. Charlie Ayers won a cook-off to become employee #53 at the company. He reflects on the search engine’s quirky founders, how the Google effect shaped his next career move, and ... Read more

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Among the jobs of the future? An Influencer. This week, Aminatou Sow explains what it takes to build a lucrative career, how to piece together SponCon and creative work, and how to prepare for an unknown future. Plus: a story from the wilds of dog Instagram.

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March 18, 2019 26 min

The IDEO CEO on where ideas come from and how to pick and test the good ones.

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This week's episode of LinkedIn Editorial’s new original podcast, Hello Monday, features Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love. Host Jessi Hempel talks with Elizabeth about when to choose a job over a career, the secret to unleashing creativity, and the importance of not trying to make something for everyone.

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March 4, 2019 33 min

For Hello Monday's first episode, host Jessi Hempel goes deep with the “Late Night with Seth Meyers” host on how helping writers helps the show, getting things wrong in order to get them right, and how he evolved from a Saturday Night Live cast member into the host of his own show.

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February 21, 2019 2 min

 A new podcast from the editorial team at LinkedIn, featuring stories about how the nature of work is changing, and how that work is changing us.

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