The Prof G Show with Scott Galloway

The Prof G Show with Scott Galloway

Section 4 / Westwood One Podcast Network
Jul 09, 2020 56 min

Disruption is Due

Richard Florida joins Scott to discuss COVID-19’s impact on cities and suburbs. Richard explains why he thinks the idea that this is the end of cities is overblown and how the pandemic poses an opportunity to push for racial and economic equity. Richard is an American urban studies theorist and University Professor at University of Toronto’s School of Cities and Rotman School of Management. Scott also breaks down Lemonade’s IPO, what the company’s challenges are now moving forward, and how you should think about investing. If there’s one thing he wants you to remember, it’s that market dynamics always trump personal performance. This week’s Office Hours: Innovation Roadblocks, Equity Crowdfunding, and Omnichannel Strategy. Scott discusses going back to campus during Algebra of Happiness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 02, 2020 59 min

Getting Unstuck

Scott begins by breaking down the business move we’re all thinking about: Lululemon buying Mirror for $500 million. Adam Alter then joins Scott to discuss behavioral addiction during COVID, the power of positive rewards and who should be held accountable for addictive technology, as well as how we should be thinking about the “new normal.” Adam also shares his research around regrets and feeling stuck. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Irresistible and Drunk Tank Pink and an associate professor of marketing at NYU Stern. This week’s Office Hours: Why some businesses can’t join the Facebook ad boycott, pivoting to DTC, and how to land a spot on a corporate board. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 25, 2020 48 min

Exploitation Economy

Scott discusses how the Tech Giants will see a snapback in their US advertising revenue, as well as how the disruption to higher education has already begun and why universities need to rethink their plans. Scott also brings on Jim McKelvey, the co-founder of Square, to hear his ideas around innovation, the payments sphere, and advice to entrepreneurs. McKelvey is also the author of “The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time.” This week’s Office Hours: Palantir’s potential IPO, what to expect when impact investing, and how to build your personal brand. Algebra of Happiness has Scott wondering when the US moved from an innovation economy to an exploitation economy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 18, 2020 46 min

Bring Forgiveness

Geoffrey Miller, an evolutionary psychologist and associate professor of psychology at the University of New Mexico, joins Scott to discuss effective altruism, virtue signaling, and existential risks to humanity. Scott also shares his thoughts on Walmart’s partnership with Shopify and his worries around the spikes in Covid-19 cases. This week’s Office Hours: innovation themes that might come from this recession, Zuckerberg is, in fact, an arbiter of truth, and Scott’s advice to those who want to lean in and be a leader during this global crisis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 11, 2020 59 min

Be Quiet and Listen

Dorothy A. Brown, professor of law at Emory University, joins Scott to contextualize what’s happening with the protests and poses some solutions for leaders in the corporate world. Scott also shares some observations about why we’re seeing a record number of new online brokerage accounts, the stock market, and creating an open dialogue around enduring change. This week’s Office Hours cover mergers & acquisitions, investing in monopolies, and why growth is a tremendous Yoda. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 04, 2020 29 min

Slow Thinking

Professor and Dean Emeritus of NYU Stern School of Business and economist, Peter Henry, joins Scott to discuss the inevitability of the moment we’re in surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement, systemic racism, and injustice. Henry also serves on a variety of boards, including Nike, and shares how brands can lead with authenticity. Henry is the author of Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 28, 2020 43 min

Get to a Platform

Scott discusses why the optimism around when life can resume to normalcy is problematic, as well as how vaccination is going to become an industry that creates trillions of dollars in shareholder value. He also shares why he thinks HBO Max is the worst brand move in the last 20 years. Our guest this week is Bloomberg reporter and author of No Filter, Sarah Frier. She talks about the role social platforms play in our elections and everyday lives. Lastly, an Office Hour question has Scott questioning the three elements to success. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 21, 2020 1 hr 1 min

Moral Illusions

Sam Harris joins Scott to discuss current economic constructs, America’s failure to lead during the pandemic, and what’s to come on the other side of this crisis. Harris also shares ways to live a more thoughtful and open life. This week’s Office Hours cover the long term effects of the stimulus packages, the future of voice technology, and the critical need for socialization during K-12 education. Sam Harris is a neuroscientist, philosopher, and author of five New York Times best sellers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 14, 2020 29 min

A Position of Strength

Scott brings on Paul Rabil, professional athlete and cofounder of the Premier Lacrosse League, to hear how he pivoted his business during this time and his advice to other entrepreneurs whose businesses are essentially paralyzed right now. Scott also discusses the second-order effects you should be considering as the pandemic continues, and answers your business-related questions during Office Hours. Today's Algebra of Happiness: Remember to help yourself while helping those around you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 07, 2020 39 min

Examine Your Burn

Josh Brown joins Scott to share his thoughts on PPP and how you should be assessing the stock market. Scott also discusses the difference between tech giants Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, and why Amazon is positioned for the biggest unlock in recent business history. Today’s Algebra of Happiness: Stop howling in the money storm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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