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True stories for English speakers learning Spanish. From the makers of Duolingo, the most popular language-learning app, comes a new podcast that delivers fascinating real-life stories in easy-to-understand Spanish with English narration. These are not language lessons; they’re life lessons through language. Hosted by Martina Castro, co-founder of NPR’s Radio Ambulante.
 
The best startup advice from Silicon Valley & beyond. Iconic CEOs — from Nike to Netflix, Starbucks to Slack — share the stories & strategies that helped them grow from startups into global brands. On each episode, host Reid Hoffman — LinkedIn cofounder, Greylock partner and legendary Silicon Valley investor — proves an unconventional theory about how businesses scale, while his guests share the story of how I built this company. Reid and guests talk entrepreneurship, leadership, strategy, m ...
 
Learn a Language...Or Maybe Three! The Fluent Show is on a mission to help you get excited about language learning. We both learn languages every day in our lives, and we have learnt over 15 different languages between us. We share stories, news, tips, and ideas that will make you fluent...eventually. Subscribe to the show today to get your regular dose of Fluent love. 🥰 Support The Fluent Show on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/fluentshow)
 
If you have a passion for the Spanish language, Latin music, and travel, then this podcast is for you. Learn to speak Spanish like a native speaker with weekly conversations and fun, music-based Spanish lessons. If you want to be fluent in Spanish, the best way to learn Spanish is to immerse yourself in the culture. Learn Spanish fast that you can use in real world Spanish conversations and close your Spanish grammar textbooks. Whether you're a Spanish beginner or intermediate Spanish learne ...
 
Tribe of Mentors is a short-form podcast series from Tim Ferriss, one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People” and an early-stage tech investor/advisor in Uber, Facebook, Twitter, Shopify, Duolingo, Alibaba, and 50+ other companies. The show highlights short life advice from the best in the world. The Observer and other media have named him “the Oprah of audio” due to the influence of his podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show, which has exceeded 500 million downloads and been selected for ...
 
Tools of Titans is a short-form podcast series from Tim Ferriss, one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People” and an early-stage investor/advisor in Uber, Facebook, Twitter, Shopify, Duolingo, Alibaba, and 50+ other companies. The show highlights short life advice from the best in the world. The Observer and other media have named Tim “the Oprah of audio” due to the influence of his long-form podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show, which has exceeded 500 million downloads and been selected ...
 
TEFLology is a bi-weekly podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) and related matters, presented by three self-certified TEFLologists. We take a lighthearted look at the fields of English language teaching (ELT) and applied linguistics, with topics ranging from TESOL methodologies and approaches to current affairs and history.
 
A show about ordinary people building extraordinary communities that bridge the gaps between us. This show is brought to you by People & Company. Communities feel magical, but they don’t come together by magic. People & Company helps organizations make smarter bets on their community building investments. The show is hosted by the co-founders of People & Company and co-authors behind "Get Together: How to build a community with your people," Bailey Richardson, Kevin Huynh and Kai Elmer Sotto ...
 
Stephen Dubner (co-author of the Freakonomics book series) and research psychologist Angela Duckworth (author of Grit) really like to ask people questions, and came to believe there’s no such thing as a stupid one. So they made a podcast where they can ask each other as many “stupid questions” as they want. New episodes each week. No Stupid Questions is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
#maketechhuman is a new podcast hosted by The Nerdist’s Matt Mira, presented by WIRED Brand Lab and enabled by Nokia, to explore where technology is heading and how it is impacting humanity. Our goal is to host a series of discussions and debates that will impact global discourse, human behavior and even product development and policy making. Over the next few months, we'll be exploring a number of core #maketechhuman issues, such as Artificial Intelligence, Privacy + Security, Connectivity, ...
 
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Growing up in France as the daughter of Vietnamese immigrants, Linh Lan Dao felt uncomfortable speaking up when she encountered anti-Asian racism. But after becoming a journalist and finding a community of like-minded people, Linh Lan discovered the tools she needed to stand up for herself and others. A transcript of this episode is available at po…
 
“Community is not transactional by nature. Humans seek to connect on a deeper level. They're looking for validation or for support or for something bigger than themselves. Now that community is such a buzzword. Everyone wants it and they want it quickly. We have more levers than ever, and they work. But when you growth hack with incentives, what yo…
 
I'm a language learner as well as a teacher.I don't believe language learning apps can replace tuition where you can ask questions/get personalised feedback, or practise with other speakers of the language, but I do think they're a great way to support your learning, strengthen your language skills, and help you to build your vocabulary.In this epi…
 
Bert and John Jacobs had just come off a $100 million year for their Boston-based apparel company, Life is Good. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended business as usual, forcing the brothers to invest in a new printing model while trying to encourage optimism during this time of economic and social distress. These conversations are excerpts fr…
 
On this week's episode of the English with Kirsty podcast, I have another interview for you with Cara from Leo Listening.In the interview we talk about * >Bridging the gap between what you want to listen to, and actually enjoying listening to things, such as your favourite movies or TV series in English* >Differences between the types of listening …
 
This is part 1 of the new series: Historias de viaje (Travel Stories). I’m sharing my real life (crazy) travel stories. In this first installment, I talk about my trip to Rio de Janerio. I wanted to go to Carnival, but I ended up taking an unexpected detour to another country after being detained by federal police in Brazil. Want to know how I avoi…
 
"Until this problem gets fixed, all the other things that I care about, that you care about, are on hold.” In this must-hear interview, Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO (and now co-founder of Schmidt Futures) shares why he's 100% focused on addressing the challenges of Covid-19. From vaccines and testing protocols to best practices for businesses, S…
 
Joseph Abebe was the first FP&A hire at Slack when it had around 70 employees. Prior to Slack Joseph worked at Glassdoor, YuMe and in investment banking. He is currently an advisor at Techstars and an angel investor. In this episode we discuss how Joseph thinks about monitoring resource allocation, assessing talent, and the importance of listening,…
 
Last week you heard what it's like behind the scenes of organising our online conference. Women in Language. But what is it like to prepare for speaking at this event? Let's hear from the Women in Language speakers! Introducing Women in Language Women in Language is a 4-day online event filled with talks presentations from 30+ female language exper…
 
After emigrating from Nigeria to the US to attend college, Tope Awotona worked as a door-to-door salesman and eventually set out to become a tech entrepreneur. He launched a series of e-commerce businesses that quickly fizzled when he realized he had no passion for them. But then he landed on an idea he was truly excited about: designing software t…
 
On this special episode, Stacey Vanek Smith interviews Guy about his brand new book, How I Built This: The Unexpected Paths to Success from the World's Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs. Stacey asks Guy about growing up with entrepreneurial parents, working overseas as a war reporter, and how elements of entrepreneurship have mirrored the trajectory of …
 
Imane Anys—who goes by the online moniker Pokimane—is the leading female streamer on Twitch, a popular streaming platform for gamers. Pokimane spoke with Guy about garnering more than 20 million followers across several platforms, and how internet personalities can operate their brands like traditional businesses. These conversations are excerpts f…
 
Today we bring you an interview with Dr Dario Banegas. Dario is a lecturer in in TESOL with the School of Education at the University of Strathclyde. His main areas of expertise and interest include CLIL, teaching young learners, initial English language teacher education, and professional development through action research. In this interview, Rob…
 
In this episode, you'll learn new vocabulary from the salsa song Cali Pachanguero by Alberto Barros. We'll explore a few uses of the subjunctive, and different ways to use the word "que" in Spanish. You can find the full lyrics to the song, plus translation and quizzes, at https://yabla.com/salsa (Sign up with this link to claim your 15-Day Free Tr…
 
The first day of school doesn't look the way it used to – in some cases, it might not be happening at all. As schools across the country start a new year, we're kicking off a new season with Eva Moskowitz, founder and CEO of Success Academy, a charter school network that serves 20,000 kids across New York City. In the spring, Success Academy pivote…
 
“When you work in community, you get to be the person who thinks about the customer all day long, who thinks about people, who thinks about how they connect.” - Cindy Au Cindy Au set out for a career in academia but soon found herself as employee #9 at Kickstarter. Back then, the community team would review and help write each project submitted to …
 
John and Jared discuss using Chinese in the workplace and how you can use it no matter what your level. Guest interview is with Kaiser Kuo, a well know figure among China expats, and who, among many things, started the first Chinese heavy metal band in China and the growth of his Chinese skills is one thing that made it possible. Get ready for some…
 
The greatest thing about running a conference online? We can organise it between 3 people who live far apart from each other! Make no mistake, there's a lot of work and care in Women in Language. But when it all comes together, this is one fantastic event. Behind the Scenes at Women in Language In this episode, Shannon and I share how we use each o…
 
Growing up in rural Northern California, Mike Radenbaugh hated biking to high school—it was a 16 mile slog; hilly and tiring. So he scrounged up a battery and a motor, rigged them to an old mountain bike and began cycling to school without breaking a sweat. When Mike's neighbors starting asking him to motorize their bikes, Rad Power Bikes was born.…
 
KiwiCo delivers science and arts projects to kids on a monthly basis. Sandra Oh Lin founded the company nine years ago, and her team has scrambled to meet demand during the pandemic. These conversations are excerpts from our How I Built Resilience series, where Guy talks online with founders and entrepreneurs about how they're navigating turbulent …
 
COVID-19's impact on the seafood industry hit Luke Holden and Ben Conniff hard; in March they closed their restaurants and laid off 300 employees. Since then, Luke's Lobster has been able to stay afloat by upstarting an e-commerce website, but their focus remains on sustaining the local seafood economy of Maine. These conversations are excerpts fro…
 
Aprender cómo se usa el subjuntivo en español para expresar deseos. Vamos a ver ejemplos de la canción "Ojalá que llueva café" por Juan Luis Guerra. Escucha Ojalá que llueva café Show Notes: Ve a learnspanishconsalsa.com/13 para los apuntes de este episodio y la transcripción. *** Get Your 15-Day Free Trial of Yabla at https://yabla.com/salsa *** T…
 
Lindsey Fielding is the VP of Growth and Marketing at YieldStreet. Lindsey worked previously at IBM and HealthiNation and joined YieldStreet as a founding member within its first year. In this episode we discuss how Lindsey's background in Psychology has been applicable in the world of investing, why she loves building at young companies, and the p…
 
“Ask your community: What they want to see out of the company to make them feel supported? I don't do anything until I talk to the community or reach out to them or say, ‘What do you want to see next? And then I make that a part of my plan.’” - Shana Sumers HER Social App is the largest social community and dating app for LGBTQ+ womxn and queer peo…
 
It's time for a listener question, this time from super-busy mum Jo-Anne, who needed new inspiration for speaking practice in another language. In the episode you'll learn about Taking a drop-in class Joining a Speak Easy session Chatting to your digital voice assistant Setting up a practice group with buddies Practicing through self-talk Check out…
 
One night in 1978, for fun, Sandy Chilewich and her friend, Kathy Moskal, tried bleaching their black cotton shoes, and dyeing them a new color. They were just fooling around in their Manhattan loft, but that experiment sparked the idea for Hue, a line of colorful shoes, stockings, tights, and accessories. It also launched Sandy on a 40-plus year c…
 
Despite the economic crisis, Wayfair has seen an 84 percent sales spike, leading them to profitability during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, co-founders Niraj Shah and Steve Conine have also dealt with unexpected challenges, from hundreds of layoffs in February to employee-staged protests outside Wayfair's office in June. These conversations are e…
 
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