Despite our lofty intellects, consistently good decision-making is one of the biggest challenges to humans. Cheryl Einhorn developed the AREA Method when she decided to apply science to the art of deciding- the result was a strategic tool used by some of the most powerful organizations in the world. On this episode, Cheryl shares the process that led to developing AREA, and why our increasingly complex modern world demands better decisions.
FOMO Sapiens’ youngest guest shares his triumphs, failures, and learnings from his problem-solving ventures born of hackathons: a peer-to-peer tutoring client, StudentPeer, and a novel use of the diagnostic tool Microlisa as an affordable, low-friction lung cancer screening tool. Diego Gonzalez shows us that while FOMO knows no age limits, neither does entrepreneurship – and the earlier you start, the better.
What makes a hit? Jacob Fain of Sony/ATV Music Publishing knows that the path from creative genius to creative success is rarely a straight line. In this episode of FOMO Sapiens, Jacob shares the thoughts, processes, and tools that music A&R uses to bring the next big thing to the world.
Vana Koutsomitis is in the business of relationships – and she knows that what brings people together the best is fun. She’s the CEO of DatePlay, where romantic matches meet by playing mobile games together, creator of VinobyVana wines, and a branding and marketing strategist. In this episode of FOMO Sapiens, Vana talks about how to turn social influence into startup success.
Ben Schreckinger has written for Politico and GQ about the intersection of politics, culture, and the economy for years- from the seismic impact of millennials on the market to the rise of Trump- and the first article about FOMO, featuring yours truly.
In this week’s episode, Ben dons his journalist hat and turns the tables, interviewing ME about the history- and future- of FOMO and FOBO!
From a dorm in Brown to every Starbucks in the country. Find out how these founders built Silicon Valley’s favorite snack food company!
Kate, education executive & former CEO of The Princeton Review, breaks down the FOMO & FOBO provoking experience of choosing a college.
Craig Dubitsky, the nice guy behind disruptors Hello and EOS, knows building a brand around positivity doesn’t just give you warm fuzzies- it gives you breakout success.
On this week’s FOMO Sapiens!
Hate hangovers? So does Sisun, so he bet millions of Americans that felt the same would pay for a solution. Hear the story behind “Morning Recovery”, one of 2018’s most spectacular breakout startups.
Forward Majority’s Vicky Hausman leverages her organizational knowledge to heal our democratic process. See our discussion on this week’s FOMO Sapiens, available now!