After clarifying the Voiceover Guy is not actually movies, Josh and Megan get ready to volunteer their time driving food around and talk about game-changing research that's still relevant today. It's no surprise to them that businesses are losing money on employee engagement, and both consider quitting all of their jobs to work at Patagonia. Additional Information: Algorithm to feed people https://www.fastcompany.com/40517038/doordash-is-now-using-its-algorithm-to-deliver-extra-food-from-restaurants-to-food-banks Millions of dollars are lost on employee engagement https://hbr.org/2017/03/why-the-millions-we-spend-on-employee-engagement-buy-us-so-little?utm_campaign=hbr&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social https://www.tlnt.com/weekly-wrap-720-million-spent-on-engagement-and-this-is-all-we-get/ Patagonia Mom Policy https://work.qz.com/806516/the-secret-to-patagonias-success-keeping-moms-and-onsite-child-care-and-paid-parental-leave/
There's music in this episode, in many forms. Josh and Megan yell about a lot of things from fake eviction notices to companies ignoring obvious business trends. We laugh about the battle between boomers and millennials (special thanks to a young listener), and give Amazon the best business idea. Ever. You're welcome, Amazon. Additional Info: Instagram is the shot of life that the music industry needs. https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/-bill-gates-will-invest-more-than-1-bill/f-54b8d65530%2Fbusinessinsider.com C'mon pharmacies... you don't see Amazon coming? https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/27/technology/amazon-pharmacy-drugs.html
This week on The Bias Disruption Podcast, Josh speaks with JoAn Majors, a major (see what we did there) name in dentistry who holds the true secrets to that industry's success.
We find out our podcast's ranking! It's not great... and it's from Voiceover Guy's personal list. Josh and Megan discuss the virtues of Facebook becoming a church and weigh the pros and cons of simplified grocery shopping. Additional Info: Facebook is considering specific social models to create community... here are a few articles about it https://relevantmagazine.com/slice/mark-zuckerberg-wants-facebook-to-become-like-a-church/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=RELEVANT&utm_content=Mark%20Zuckerberg%20Wants%20Facebook%20to%20Become%20Like%20a%20Church http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/26/mark-zuckerberg-compares-facebook-to-church-little-league.html https://relevantmagazine.com/article/facebook-cant-replace-church/ One of our listeners wants us to weigh in about this company http://fortune.com/2017/07/13/brandless-startup-online-grocery-store/
We lose Voiceover Guy to the power of espresso, Josh throws us back to the 1800s...oops, no...1700s, 18th century, and has a great idea for the Girl Scouts, Megan gets excited about data more than once, and we play a game. Megan wins. Additional Info: There is an algorithm that tells you what letters are REALLY saying when CEOs leave https://www.wsj.com/articles/did-the-ceo-actually-get-fired-theres-a-decoder-for-that-1502645422?mod=e2tw NutriSystems is using data to improve the customer experience https://www.wsj.com/articles/behind-the-turnaround-at-nutrisystem-1502461461?mod=e2tw The Gig economy looks a lot like a phenomenon we've seen before http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20170918-how-the-gig-economy-creates-job-insecurity