Welcome to FOMO Sapiens, the podcast that explores the minds and habits of entrepreneurial thinkers who don’t just follow the crowd, but instead take their own path to success in business and in life.
In this episode, host Patrick J. McGinnis is joined by Felix Salmon, a renowned financial journalist and author of “The Phoenix Economy: The Coming Boom in Entrepreneurship”, a book that explores how the COVID-19 pandemic changed the global economy in terms of supply chains, risk, investing, and many other things, while exploring what will happen next. Salmon shares his insights on the lasting effects of the pandemic on the economy and society, and how entrepreneurs can navigate this changing landscape. He explains how the pandemic acted as a “reset” for the global economy, bringing about new challenges and opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs alike. Salmon also discusses how the pandemic accelerated the shift towards remote work, e-commerce, and automation, and how these trends are transforming the future of work and entrepreneurship. Throughout the conversation, Salmon and McGinnis explore the impact of the pandemic on supply chains, risk, and investing, and how entrepreneurs can adapt to the changing market conditions. They also discuss the importance of innovation and creativity in the post-pandemic world, and the role of entrepreneurship in driving economic growth and recovery.
Overall, this episode of FOMO Sapiens provides valuable insights into the future of business and the global economy, and offers practical advice for entrepreneurs looking to adapt and thrive in the post-pandemic world. Listeners will come away with a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities presented by the pandemic, and the ways in which entrepreneurs can leverage these changes to create new businesses and drive growth.
Meet our guest:
Felix Salmon is Chief Financial Correspondent for Axios and host of the Slate Money Podcast. Born in 1972, Felix earned an MA in Philosophy and Art History from the University of Glasgow and moved to New York from England in 1997. He began blogging in 2000 and took it up as a full-time profession in 2007, working for noted economist Nouriel Roubini. In 2010, the American Statistical Association presented Felix with their annual Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award “for his body of work, which exemplifies the highest standards of scientific reporting. His insightful use of statistics as a tool to understanding the world of business and economics, areas that are critical in today’s economy, sets a new standard in statistical investigative reporting.