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Take 15 Podcast

The Take 15 Podcast Presented By CFA Institute is a popular audio interview series defined by illuminating, short conversations with noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners on topics ranging from geopolitics and whistleblowing to irrationality and outlooks.

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Show Host: Lauren Foster

Producer: Mitchell Forst 

Dec 26, 2019

In episode #392, executive coach and leadership development specialist, Christiane St-Amour, discusses the concept of leadership presence, why it's important no matter one's role, how it changes over the course of one's career, and the linkage with emotional intelligence.


Dec 18, 2019

In episode #391, Best-selling author and Paralympic athlete Bonnie St. John shares the story behind becoming the first African American athlete to win medals in Winter Olympics competition and key takeaways from two of her books, Micro-Resilience and How Great Women Lead.


Dec 11, 2019

In episode #390, Julie Castro Abrams, chair and CEO of How Women Lead, discusses the sought-after skills and experience for corporate boards, considerations for taking a corporate board role, and progress made and opportunities to move the needle on corporate board diversity.


Dec 4, 2019

Episode #389. Former NASA astronaut Cady Coleman completed three trips to space: She flew on two space shuttle missions and spent six months aboard the International Space Station. In this episode, Dr. Coleman discusses critical skills for building and leading teams, including resilience and trust.


Nov 27, 2019

In episode #388, Kunal Kapoor, CFA, chief executive officer of Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research, took the helm of the industry giant in January 2017 after joining the firm as a a data analyst in 1997. In this brief conversation, he shares what has changed and what has stayed the same,...