Poole Podcast from NC State Poole College of Management

Hosted ByJenny Hammond

At North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management, we’re on a mission to create an innovative and collaborative intellectual environment. By balancing industry and academia, we’re developing and supporting leaders with entrepreneurial mindsets and the skills to solve our world’s problems. On this podcast, we’ll talk with faculty and industry leaders to share how thought leadership can be transformative in all areas of industry. This is how we think and do at NC State.

At North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management, we’re on a mission to create an innovative and collaborative intellectual environment. By balancing industry and academia, we’re developing and supporting leaders with entrepreneurial mindsets and the skills to solve our world’s problems. On this podcast, we’ll talk with faculty and industry leaders to share how thought leadership can be transformative in all areas of industry. This is how we think and do at NC State.


All Episodes

Big Data Analytics with Home Depot CFO Richard McPhail, VP Erik Holbrook, and Professor Bill Rand

“In God we trust. All others must bring data.” – Edwards Deming With about 500,000 employees and over 2,000 stores, at The Home Depot, data science and analytics are...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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,...

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...