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B-Corps and the Triple Bottom Line, with Jessica Thomas and Eric Henry

On today’s episode, Jessica Thomas and Eric Henry give us the inside information on B-Corps, which Jessica describes as, “the leading edge of a sustainable business movement – businesses that are really innovating when it comes to social and environmental impact and really positively impacting stakeholders across the board.”  But what does all that mean? …

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) 101, with Tayah Butler and Danya Perry

On today’s episode, Tayah Butler and Danya Perry discuss what we should be doing at Poole College of Management (and at all colleges and universities) to help grow the conversation of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), and how we can embed DEI into the curriculum. As Tayah looks at it, she’s like “a river guide,…

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LIVE with Terrence Holt, CEO of Holt Brothers Inc.

NC State grad, former NC State football star, former NFL player, and current CEO of Holt Brothers Inc Terrence Holt joins us in-studio for a special LIVE episode of the Poole Podcast. Terrence and Jenny talk about the Holt Brothers mission to serve its employees and the community, leadership lessons from his playing days and…

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Empathy, authenticity, and soft skills: Next-generation leadership with Chuck Saia and Leigh Shamblin

What skills do the leaders of tomorrow need? How do we teach those skills in the classroom?  How has the pandemic changed leadership styles?  And what does any of this have to do with an armadillo, a Mandarin duck, an eagle, and a dolphin? Leigh Shamblin, director of leadership and a professor of practice and…

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Lessons Learned: COVID 19 and the Global Supply Chain, with Rob Handfield and Joydeep Ganguly

How has the global supply chain has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and what lessons were learned so that we’re better prepared for the next pandemic?  NC State professor Rob Handfield and Gilead’s Joydeep Ganguly share their expertise and provide actionable insight into supply chain strategy. Rob Handfield is the Bank of America University…

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“Think and Do” Leadership with NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson and Poole College of Management Dean Frank Buckless

Dr. Randy Woodson became North Carolina State University’s 14th chancellor in April of 2010, and he leads the largest university in North Carolina with more than 34,000 students and a $1.5 billion budget. Under his leadership, the university created and implemented the pathway to the future strategic plan and advanced each of its strategic goals….

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Chef and the Professor: Entrepreneurship with Vivian Howard and Lewis Sheats

NC State graduate Vivian Howard‘s empire includes 4 restaurants – Chef and the Farmer in Kinston NC, Benny’s Big Time in Wilmington NC, Handy & Hot in Charleston SC, and the new Lenoir, also in Charleston SC. She’s the author of two acclaimed books, This Will Make It Taste Good and Deep Run Roots. Her…

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Top Risks for 2021 and beyond: A view from the C-Suite

The Enterprise Risk Management Initiative (ERM) at NC State annually surveys over 1,000 executives throughout the world about what they perceive to be the top risks each year. Mark Beasley, Professor and Director of the ERM and Jim DeLoach, Managing Director of Protiviti, share the most recent findings for 2021 as well as peek into…

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U.S. Taxation in a Global Economy, with Nathan Goldman and EY’s Amanda Shumaker

Over the past year, COVID-19 has restricted travel and complicated international business. On top of that, President Biden’s campaign ran on raising taxes for the high earners and corporations.  So how does all of this affect international tax?  And are accounting firms looking to hire graduates even in this chaos?  We asked Poole College of…

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Cultivating the Entrepreneurial Spirit, with Cindy Eckert and Dean Frank Buckless

On the inaugural episode of the Poole Podcast, Dean Frank Buckless is joined by Cindy Eckert, CEO of The Pink Ceiling and Sprout Pharmaceuticals. Listen in on how the Poole College of Management at NC State University is cultivating budding entrepreneurs to successfully solve real-world problems, just like Cindy. Transcript Jenny Hammond: Welcome to the…

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