The Power Pod

Conversations about power and leadership co-hosted by three experts in the science and practice of management: Professors Heidi Brooks, Julia DiBenigno, and Michael Kraus of Yale School of Management

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In this conversation, Julia chats with and Amy Wrzesniewski, the Michael H. Jordan Professor of Management, about her Wall Street Journal Oped "Promises aren't enough: Business schools need to do a be...
August 16, 2019
On this #powerpod episode we are joined by Dr. Mikey Pasek of the New School for Social Research. Dr. Pasek studies religious identity and the relationships between religious threat and belonging. Dr....
June 25, 2019
On this #powerpod episode we are joined by Professor Neil Lewis Jr., Assistant Professor of Communications and Psychology at Cornell University. Professor Lewis Jr. is one of the researchers responsib...
January 18, 2019
In this episode of the power pod we discuss social identity with Christina Whatley, MBA of the class of 2019, and current President of the student government at Yale School of Management (SOM). In the...
January 9, 2019
In this conversation, MBA student Amy Zhu joins the power pod to discuss her own approach to networking, and more specifically, how helping others is an effective tool for relationship formation.  To...
October 27, 2018
In the fourth episode of the power pod Professor Cydney Dupree discusses the competence downshift, a well intentioned but ultimately patronizing behavioral strategy among White liberals to appear less...
October 8, 2018
In this conversation, MBA student Kelley McKee joins the power pod to discuss the pitfalls and promise of delivering feedback, a time when she received feedback that motivated her, and her view that f...
September 20, 2018
In this conversation, Julia and Michael discuss Julia's time examining how healthcare providers influence the decisions of Army officers despite lacking formal authority. Rather than using formal in...
August 29, 2018
In this conversation, Heidi and Michael discuss values in the context of management. Heidi begins with a story that describes how she came to understand her "true north" as the practice of creating co...
August 10, 2018