The World is a US-based international news and analysis program co-produced by the BBC, PRI, and WGBH. It is hosted by Marco Werman.
Global news and analysis from the BBC World Service. Join our leading team of presenters for the best interviews, features and analysis of world events.
Each week on Marketplace Money, host Kai Ryssdal looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet. During the hour-long program, Ryssdal and Economics Editor Chris Farrell help listeners map out the course to financial well-being, offering advice on topics such as how to pay for college and whether to buy or lease a car.
Charlie Rose interviews well-known thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, businessmen, leaders, scientists, and other newsmakers.
A conversation with Actor Bill Nighy on his role in David Hare’s play, Skylight and in the film, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. We conclude with Tim Gunn, co-host of Project Runway and author of, Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor.
We remember Lee Kuan Yew, former prime minister of Singapore.
A conversation with Juliano Salgado, son of Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado and co-director of a documentary on his father's work, The Salt of the Earth. Part two of Charlie's conversation with Leon Wieseltier, contributing editor and critic for The Atlantic.
This is The Weirdness, your #1 news source for all things odd. In this episode, host Rex Rogers highlights a supermarket in England that has a very strange policy, examines a statue of a legendary revolutionary in a not-so-legendary pose, profiles a principal with the hottest shorts you've ever heard of, and documents the start of the inevitable robot uprising. Your news...just got strange.
In this episode of The Weirdness, your host Rex Rogers explores Charles Manson and his corpse-obsessed lover, where to go if you need to barbecue FOUR TONS of meat, whether or not therapy marsupials are allowed in fast food restaurants, and the first robot-staffed hotel! Your news...just got strange.
Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch & Roger Allam star in the fourth series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. By John Finnemore (The News Quiz, Mitchell & Webb).
"Laugh out loud"
Emmy award-winning journalist Charlie Rose has been praised as "one of America's premier interviewers". Each night, as host of his PBS program, Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, scientists, and other newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.
Best-selling writer and biographer Walter Isaacson deconstructs the late Apple CEO’s business brilliance
"Important Points for Aspiring Business People"
A four-part process for defining problems in a way that invites innovative solutions.
"Must read for professionals"
Daniel Goleman, codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University, writes about how great leaders have learned to focus their attention in three ways: on themselves, on others, and on the wider world.
Increasing your energy capacity is the best way to get more work done faster and better
CatoAudio puts you right in the middle of the important policy debates going on in Washington. This 60-minute audio magazine features inspiring discussions from well-known intellectuals, pundits, political leaders and Cato scholars. Previous recordings have included Milton Friedman, Hernando de Soto, Anne Applebaum, Alan Greenspan, P. J. O'Rourke, and Steve Forbes. From a libertarian view of limited government, free markets, and civil society, CatoAudio is your window to the ideas of freedom.
"Great If You're a Libertarian"
Brent Adamson, managing director at CEB, Matthew Dixon, executive director at CEB, and Nicholas Toman, research director at CEB, report on how reps can’t sell to savvy customers by adhering to strict processes.
"Love HBR. Always succinct yet comprehensive."
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster and the Thought Police uncover each act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party.
"Ok story and performance."
The five "discovery skills" that separate true innovators from the rest of us.
"Voila! right on, to the point . . .worth my $$$"
Niraj Dawar, a professor of marketing at the Ivey Business School in Ontario, reports on how customers and the market now stand at the core of business – and how this requires a rethink of the traditional principles of strategy.
One fine day, A.D. 70, Sosia Camillina quite literally runs into Marcus Didius Falco on the steps of the Forum. It seems Sosia is on the run from a couple of street toughs, and after a quick and dirty rescue, P.I. Falco wants to know why.
17th Century France. Dashing young swordsman D’Artagnan heads for Paris, dreaming of serving the King as a member of his elite guard. On arrival, he meets the three musketeers - Athos, Porthos and Aramis - and the four men soon become fast friends. Together, they strive to outwit the murderous schemes of power-hungry Cardinal Richelieu, and save the Queen from a plot to dishonour her. Their adventures take them on a perilous journey through the French countryside and across the Channel to England....
Robin of Locksley returns from the Crusades to find his people starving and oppressed by the new Sheriff of Nottingham. Under this tyrannical regime, the slightest crime attracts the heaviest punishment, and dissent is impossible. Robin soon discovers that the only way to reason with the Sheriff is with bow and arrow ¿ even if it means sacrificing his lands and becoming an outlaw.
"Excellent new version of Robin Hood"
Roger L. Martin, a professor and the former dean at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, writes about how a detailed plan may be comforting, but it’s not a strategy.
The first 25 episodes from the landmark BBC Radio series. Martin Sixsmith brings his first-hand experience of reporting from Russia to this fascinating narrative, witnessing the critical moment when the Soviet Union finally lost its grip on power. Power struggles have a constant presence in his story, from the Mongol hordes that invaded in the 13th century, through the iron autocratic fists of successive Tsars.
A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Daphne du Maurier's classic tale of horror. In her story, the birds become hostile after a harsh winter with little food. First the seagulls, then birds of prey, and finally even small birds all turn against mankind. The nightmarish vision appealed to Alfred Hitchcock, who turned it into the celebrated film.
When a mysterious sniper begins to murder the innocent people of Nottingham, the Sheriff is quick to blame Robin Hood. To stop the killings, Robin must work with the Sheriff to discover the true identity of the murderer. Is it really the elusive Nightwatchman? And can the Sheriff really be trusted?
The Sheriff of Nottingham is determined to punish Robin for his defiance of authority. He holds the villagers of Locksley hostage, threatening to cut out a villager's tongue every hour until Robin is found. Robin has no choice but to give himself up to protect them. But with his gang of outlaws on his side, all is not lost.
A new system allows the traditional hierarchy to operate in concert with a companywide “strategy network” that holds the key to nimble change.