Best-selling author and entrepreneur Scott Galloway host the Prof G Pod.
In his weekly podcasts, he aims to provide insights to help his readers thrive in every aspect of their lives.
The episodes are also geared toward helping listeners to understand up-to-date and relevant world events by breaking them down into easy-to-digest and engaging accounts – with the help of expert guests.
Interested? Take a look at the best Prof G Pod episodes below.
Table of Contents
- 1 State of Play: Bitcoin And Cryptocurrencies With Michael Saylor
- 2 The Essential Is Invisible
- 3 Cold War II: China Tech Vs. US Tech With Niall Ferguson
- 4 Inside Davos and Understanding the Geopolitical Recession with Ian Bremmer
- 5 How Money Laundering Took Over London With Oliver Bullough
- 6 Rebranding Nuclear Energy With Dr. Jessica Lovering
- 7 Elon Musk And Twitter And Curating Online Communities With Nadav Shoval
- 8 Virtuous Living, America’s Responsibility Problem, And Developing Your Moral Code With Ryan Holiday
- 9 The Economics Of Loneliness With Noreena Hertz
- 10 Eros, Self-Awareness, And Being A Good Partner With Esther Perel
State of Play: Bitcoin And Cryptocurrencies With Michael Saylor
Michael Saylor is the co-founder and CEO of MicroStrategy, an embedded analytics platform that provides in-context insights and analysis in any application on any device.
In this episode of Prof G Pod, Saylor provides listeners with the 411 on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency.
He explains why he has recently made large bets on Bitcoin, including investing his successful company’s treasury into it.
He also provides interesting advice on navigating the superabundant world we live in.
The Essential Is Invisible
If you’re interested in charitable work, this is an excellent episode.
In this episode, Scott Harrison, the founder of Charity: water, discusses how nonprofits are currently working and the necessity of both leadership and gratitude.
After struggling with moral bankruptcy after his time working as a nightclub promoter, Harrison chose to spend two years working on a hospital ship in Liberia.
After seeing the effects of filthy water, he flew back to the US with a mission in mind.
Cold War II: China Tech Vs. US Tech With Niall Ferguson
Niall Ferguson is one of the world’s most famous historians.
He has written 16 books, presented a six-part series on the history of the British Empire, and is an accomplished biographer. But, in this episode, he focuses on the battle between China and US tech.
Specifically, he talks about each country’s strengths and weaknesses before moving on to why he believes this battle could result in another cold war.
This is a great episode if you’re interested in, or concerned by, technological warfare.
Inside Davos and Understanding the Geopolitical Recession with Ian Bremmer
In this episode, Ian Bremmer, a renowned scientist, joins the host, Scott, to delve into the state of the global economy. This is a great episode if you’re trying to become more aware of international economics.
Bremmer provides critical insights on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Davos, and how economies can thrive after the pandemic and war. Scott also discusses what he has struggled to get right lately.
How Money Laundering Took Over London With Oliver Bullough
Oliver Bullough is a leading journalist and recently wrote a best-selling book on the topic of money laundering in London. This episode is perfect for anyone who has been confused by news regarding Russian money and London.
In this detailed episode, Bullough explains how Britain became a money laundering magnet and what the consequences of this are today. The host, Scott, also discusses why he believes massive layoffs are taking place.
Rebranding Nuclear Energy With Dr. Jessica Lovering
Nuclear energy has an interesting reputation. While it seemingly is a great way to fight climate change, it also comes with many risks and public concerns due to significant oversights in the past.
But, in this episode, Jessica Lovering aims to put all such concerns to bed. She discusses nuclear energy’s unfairly twisted reputation and why it is an excellent mechanism for combatting a climate catastrophe.
Elon Musk And Twitter And Curating Online Communities With Nadav Shoval
In this episode, Nadav Shoval joins Scott to explain how his company, OpenWeb, utilizes AI to ensure that its publishers can build productive online communities – particularly regarding the comments section on social media.
If the recent news regarding Elon Musk and Twitter has sparked your interest, this episode will make for excellent listening material. Shoval also discusses company culture, startups, and the necessity of a co-founder.
Virtuous Living, America’s Responsibility Problem, And Developing Your Moral Code With Ryan Holiday
Ryan Holiday is an ancient philosophy expert and media strategist. In this episode, Scott and Holiday discuss his most recent book about courage.’
This is a great listen if you’ve recently been struggling with your values or adversity.
Holiday explores what the stoic philosophy can teach us about handling adverse situations, trying to do the morally correct thing, and living by your values – regardless of the consequences.
Scott also explores fraudulent behavior in the digital advertising world.
The Economics Of Loneliness With Noreena Hertz
In the wake of the pandemic, this episode is particularly poignant. If you or someone you know has been affected by loneliness, this is an excellent episode to listen to.
Hertz is a best-selling author and professor on the topic.
In this episode, Hertz discusses her new book, ‘The Lonely Century: How to Restore Human Connection in a World That’s Pulling Apart.’
She explores the wide-ranging consequences of loneliness that reach far beyond our mental well-being.
Eros, Self-Awareness, And Being A Good Partner With Esther Perel
Esther Perel is a leading voice on modern relationships and a renowned psychotherapist. In this episode, Perel and Scott discuss the unforeseen challenges that the pandemic thrust upon relationships.
She also discusses the importance of self-awareness and serendipitous moments and how parents can help their children grow up to be good partners.
If your relationships have become tense due to the pandemic, this episode will help to alter your perspective.