The ROI Podcast: Top five most popular episodes

From managing your time, to handling HR crises, to leveraging personality in management, our first 50 episodes for the Kelley School of Business ROI Podcast were full of advice for the business professional.

Passing the 50th episode is a milestone for any show - and it's one we don't take lightly. From the bottom of our hearts, we want to say thank you for your support.

To celebrate, we put together a list of your favorites -- Here are our top five most popular episodes:

#5: What E.W. Kelley taught us about life and business

E.W. (Ed) Kelley was one of the most successful and notable business leaders of his time.

Known as the modern-day founder of Steak 'n Shake, Ed Kelley taught us a lot about both life and business. In this October 2017 episode of the ROI Podcast, we speak with professor emeritus Bob Grimm, who worked with Kelley at Steak 'n Shake.


#4: How to leverage your personality in management

Managers play multiple roles in an organization, while communicating with many different personality types. So how do the greatest managers handle it? According to Natalie Roberts, VP of Support at Monarch Beverage Company, a manager must understand their own personality, strengths and weaknesses.

In this August 2017 episode of The ROI Podcast, Julie Manning Magid, director of The Tobias Leadership Center, speaks with Roberts about how to leverage your personality and how to mold it to fit the needs of your employees.


#3: Governor Eric Holcomb discusses tech growth in Indiana

In Episode 51 of the ROI Podcast presented by the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb sat down with Phil Powell, associate dean of academic programs at Kelley in Indianapolis, to discuss tech growth and jobs in the state.


#2: Ultimate time management hacks with Laura Vanderkam

Why are some people ultra-successful and seem to live a life most only dream of, while others seem to be caught in a rat race?

In this October 2017 episode of The ROI Podcast presented by the Kelley School of Business, time-management author Laura Vanderkam shares her findings after interviewing some of the most successful people in the world who've mastered the art of managing their schedules.


#1: What you can learn from Uber's 2017 controversy

In 2017, Uber seemed to have a steady stream of controversies and PR and HR missteps. In June 2017, embattled CEO Travis Kalanick resigned.

What can we learn from this situation?

According to Kelley School of Business Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management Elizabeth Malatestinic, the debacle should teach start-ups the importance of the human resource role within a company. In this episode of The ROI Podcast from September 2017, Malatestinic shares how managers can leverage their human resources department to improve workplace culture.