7 Podcasts Made by St. Louisans, for St. Louisans


Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School has launched a podcast intended to bring “to life stories about the kind of leader our students can become,” according to a press release. But it’s not just for students; it’s for anyone striving to become a successful entrepreneur or business leader.

Kurt Greenbaum photo by Jerry Naunheim courtesy of Wash U.jpg

Host Kurt Greenbaum

Instigated by Paula Crews, Wash U’s senior associate dean for marketing and strategy, this podcast presents listeners with stories about how local business leaders overcame challenges or faced difficult decisions. The first episode, released June 15, featured Gerard Craft, a James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur in St. Louis, who discussed the business decisions he made to survive the pandemic. Host Kurt Greenbaum, Olin communications director, will explore in each episode “the broader issues with faculty members who put the decision-making lessons into context and drive home the takeaways,” according to the release.

Typical length: 30 minutes

Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, 314-935-6000, onprinciplepodcast.com


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