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Business Movers

Behind every successful business is a story. It starts with a vision and a leap of faith. Along the way, leaders make bold decisions, ride booms and busts, and sometimes, they reach new heights. From Wondery, the makers of the hit series Business Wars, and Lindsay Graham, the host of American History Tellers and American Scandal, comes a weekly podcast that brings you the true stories of the brilliant but all-too-human businesspeople who risked it all. From Walt Disney’s creation of a theme park in Orlando, to the colossal failure of New Coke, Business Movers will explore the triumphs, failures and ideas that transformed our lives.

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  • 10.06.2021
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    42:35
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    The Enlightenment of Steve Jobs | Metamorphosis | 3

    Steve Jobs returns to Apple and revolutionizes the company by applying lessons from the past, looking beyond computers and introducing a new product that will forever change the way people consume music: the iPod. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! NetSuite - Get special financing for you graduates at netsuite.com/MOVERS . ZipRecruiter - And right now, you can try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ziprecruiter.com/movers . Talkspace - As a listener of this podcast, you’ll get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to talkspace.com . Make sure to use the code MOVERS to get $100 off of your first month.

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  • 03.06.2021
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    The Enlightenment of Steve Jobs | The Other Side of the Table | 2

    As Steve’s company NeXT fails to make waves in the computer industry, Steve refocuses his time and energy on Pixar. While many people think his star has faded, Steve bides his time and makes a triumphant return that nobody sees coming. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Get $100 off of your first month with Talkspace. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to talkspace.com . Make sure to use the code MOVERS to get $100 off of your first month and show your support for the show. NetSuite - Head to netsuite.com/MOVERS for special financing. ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ziprecruiter.com/movers .

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  • 31.05.2021
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    The Enlightenment of Steve Jobs | Little Black Cubes | 1

    After Steve Jobs is fired by Apple in 1985, he sets out to build the computer of the future and prove himself a worthy leader. So he founds a new computer company called NeXT and purchases a little known animation studio called Pixar. In order to succeed, Steve is forced to confront the mistakes of his past and chart a new course for the future. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ziprecruiter.com/movers . Policygenius - Head to policygenius.com to get started right now. Fiverr - Get 1 free year and save 10% on your purchase on Fiverr Business with promo code MOVERS. Just go to fiverr.com/business , and don't forget promo code MOVERS.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    The Myth of John DeLorean | Framing John DeLorean | 5

    Filmmaker Tamir Ardon’s lifelong obsession with DeLorean led him to join forces with fellow filmmakers Sheena Joyce and Don Argott to create a hit documentary. Sheena, Don and Tamir sit down with host Lindsay Graham to talk about how they chose to frame John DeLorean. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Mack Weldon - For 20% off your first order, visit mackweldon.com/movers and enter promo code MOVERS. Talkspace - Go to talkspace.com and make sure to use the code MOVERS to get $100 off of your first month. Hello Fresh - Go to hellofresh.com/movers12 and use code movers12 for 12 FREE meals, including FREE shipping.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    Wondery Presents: The Vaping Fix

    Two young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs set out to rid the world of smoking with an incredible new product. The device stands to disrupt the tobacco industry and make them rich, until it falls into the wrong hands and lives are ruined. From classrooms to hospitals, boardrooms to the Oval Office, what can be done to protect teenagers and is it too late? From Laura Beil, the reporter behind Dr Death and Bad Batch, comes The Vaping Fix, the inside story of the rise of Juul and the making of a crisis. Listen to the Vaping Fix: wondery.fm/VF_BusinessMovers

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  • 31.05.2021
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    The Myth of John DeLorean | The Trials | 4

    John DeLorean faces off with the United States government in a massive trial that gains attention all over the world. But just as it looks like John might be able to beat the drug charges against him, it becomes clear that charges of financial fraud are just around the corner. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Babbel - When you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you’ll get an additional 3 months for FREE. That’s 6 months, for the price of 3! Just go to babbel.com and use promo code MOVERS. Canva - Get a FREE 45-day extended trial! Just go to canva.me/movers to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at this web address: ziprecruiter.com/movers .

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  • 31.05.2021
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    39:20
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    The Myth of John DeLorean | Wax Wings | 3

    Desperate to raise millions and save his company, John DeLorean cuts a backroom deal with a drug smuggler and a crooked banker. Little does John know, he’s fallen into an elaborate trap set by the United States government. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Go to talkspace.com and make sure to use the code MOVERS to get $100 off of your first month. Candid - Right now, you can save $75 dollars on Candid’s starter kit. Go to candidco.com/movers and use code MOVERS.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    The Myth of John DeLorean | Betrayal | 2

    As pressure grows in Northern Ireland to get the DMC-12 ready for mass-production, John seeks out Colin Chapman, the man behind Lotus Cars. A partnership with Chapman leads John to turn against some of his closest friends and engage in a questionable financial deal that could bilk investors out of millions. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter for FREE at ziprecruiter.com/movers . Best Fiends - Download Best Fiends FREE today on the App Store or Google Play. HelloFresh - Go to hellofresh.com/movers12 and use code MOVERS12 for 12 FREE meals, including FREE shipping.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    Introducing: 1865 Season 2

    Listen now: wondery.fm/1865season2 April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil. Secretary of War Edwin Stanton takes control, determined to bring the assassin to justice—but the hunt for John Wilkes Booth isn’t all that grips Stanton. Lincoln’s successor, Vice President Andrew Johnson, is likely to bend to southern interests and undo the very progress for which Lincoln died. Edwin Stanton must employ every bit of political wile he can muster to secure the future of the freed slaves, and the nation. Consumed by his conviction, Stanton will betray his friends, his honor, and the very constitution he is sworn to protect, all to steer the country towards justice. *** 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    The Myth of John DeLorean | The Prophet | 1

    The name “DeLorean” isn’t just synonymous with the 1985 blockbuster film Back to the Future, it’s also infamous for its connection to two uniquely American innovations: the sportscar and the drug trade. John DeLorean was a legend of the automobile industry who rose to the highest levels within General Motors. But his ambition for more than what Detroit could offer brought him to Hollywood, where he became entangled in a web of drugs, betrayal—and the FBI. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter for FREE at ziprecruiter.com/movers . NetSuite - Let NetSuite show you how they’ll benefit your business with a FREE Product Tour at netsuite.com/movers . Talkspace - Go to talkspace.com and use the code MOVERS to get $100 off of your first month.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    The Rise and Fall of Uber | Get Super Pumped About Meeting Mike Isaac | 5

    Mike Isaac, the author of Super Pumped: the Battle for Uber, is more than a technology writer for the New York Times. He’s a character in the Uber story. Mike sits down with host Lindsay Graham to tell the behind the scenes story of how he broke some of Uber’s darkest secrets. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Babbel - When you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you’ll get an additional 3 months for FREE. That’s 6 months, for the price of 3! Just go to babbel.com and use promo code MOVERS. Candid - Save $75 dollars on Candid’s starter kit. Go to candidco.com/movers and use code MOVERS. Canva - Go to canva.me/movers to get your FREE 45-day extended trial.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    The Rise and Fall of Uber | Principled Confrontation | 4

    Former Uber engineer Susan Fowler battles threats from all directions as Travis Kalanick grapples with the aftermath of a personal tragedy that brings him to his knees. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Go to talkspace.com and use the code MOVERS to get $100 off of your first month. ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ZipRecruiter.com/movers .

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  • 31.05.2021
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    The Rise and Fall of Uber | Greyball | 3

    New York Times journalist Mike Issac’s story about a secret spying program at Uber puts Travis in the crosshairs of Uber’s board of directors and threatens to deprive the infamous leader of the company he helped create. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Babbel - Right now, when you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you’ll get an additional 3 months for FREE. That’s 6 months, for the price of 3! Just go to BABBEL.com and use promo code MOVERS. ZipRecruiter - Try it for free —only at ZipRecruiter.com/movers . Best Fiends - Download Best Fiends FREE today on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    The Rise and Fall of Uber | A Very Strange Year | 2

    Susan Fowler’s blistering story reveals a systemic problem at Uber, and it’s the first of a series of scandals that damages Uber’s already rocky reputation, and places CEO Travis Kalanick under the microscope of public scrutiny. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Babbel - When you purchase of a 3-month Babbel subscription, you’ll get an additional 3 months for FREE. That’s 6 months, for the price of 3! Just go to BABBEL.com and use promo code MOVERS. Canva - You can get a FREE 45-day extended trial when go to Canva.me/movers to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ZipRecruiter.com/movers .

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  • 31.05.2021
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    The Rise and Fall of Uber | #Winning | 1

    Uber's spectacular rise wasn’t the smoothest ride. The world-changing ride sharing app broke more than a few rules--and laws--on it’s way to the top, and its controversial co-founder Travis Kalanick fostered a toxic corporate culture that eventually caught up to him. This is the first in our four-episode series on the rise and fall of Uber. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Candid - Save $75 dollars on Candid’s starter kit. Go to candidco.com/movers and use code movers. Best Fiends - Download Best Fiends FREE today on the Apple App Store or Google Play. Pitney Bowes - Go to pb.com/movers to access this special offer for a FREE 30-day trial PLUS a FREE 10 -pound scale to get started.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    37:26
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    Coca-Cola’s Greatest Mistake | Who Killed New Coke? | 5

    Tim Murphy, a senior reporter at Mother Jones, normally writes about national politics, not soda. In this interview episode on Coca-Cola’s Greatest Mistake, Tim will explain how New Coke is a story about both. According to Tim, New Coke didn’t fail. It was murdered in a culture war that has many parallels to today. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Hello Fresh - Go to HelloFresh.com/movers12 and use code movers12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping! ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ZipRecruiter.com/movers . Pitney Bowes - Go to pb.com/movers to access this special offer for a FREE 30-day trial PLUS a FREE 10-pound scale to get started.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    40:14
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    Coca-Cola’s Greatest Mistake | Strategic Retreat | 4

    n the aftermath of the New Coke rollout, Coca-Cola chairman Roberto Goizueta deals with an onslaught of bad press, angry phone calls and nasty letters from Coke fans who want their old soft drink back. In this moment of crisis, Roberto sees opportunity in adversity and uses data as a weapon to fight back. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Pitney Bowes - Go to pb.com/movers to access this special offer for a FREE 30-day trial PLUS a FREE 10-pound scale to get started. Babbel - When you purchase of a 3-month Babbel subscription, you’ll get an additional 3 months for FREE. That’s 6 months, for the price of 3! Just go to BABBEL.com and use promo code MOVERS. Talkspace - To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com or download the app. Make sure to use the code MOVERS to get $100 off of your first month and show your support for the show.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    39:31
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    Coca-Cola’s Greatest Mistake | Don't Blink | 3

    As Roberto and the Project Kansas team work in secret to launch New Coke, PepsiCo’s CEO Roger Enrico gets ready to fight back. In the aftermath of New Coke’s launch, Enrico launches a counter attack in the media that he hopes will put an end to the Cola Wars and make PepsiCo the victor. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ZipRecruiter.com/movers . NetSuite - Let NetSuite show you how they’ll benefit your business with a FREE Product Tour at NetSuite.com/MOVERS . Best Fiends - Download Best Fiends FREE today on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    Coca-Cola’s Greatest Mistake | Agent of Change | 2

    Newly appointed Coca-Cola chairman Roberto Goizueta gains lost ground in the Cola Wars with several bold maneuvers, including the launch of a brand new diet soft drink. As he strives to beat Pepsi, Roberto fights to remake the culture of Coca-Cola and take the company in a bold new direction by putting an emphasis on taste and quality over image and brand. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Keeps - Go to keeps.com/MOVERS to receive your first month of treatment for FREE. Candid - Save $75 dollars on Candid’s starter kit. Go to candidco.com/movers and use code MOVERS. Canva - Get a FREE 45-day extended trial when you go to canva.me/movers to get your FREE 45-day extended trial.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    Coca-Cola’s Greatest Mistake | Out With The Old | 1

    In 1985, when Coca-Cola eliminated its signature soft drink, “Coke”, and replaced it with a new and improved version called “New Coke”, the American people revolted. In this series premiere, we go back to the beginning of the story and meet the man responsible for Coca-Cola’s biggest blunder: Roberto Goizueta, a brilliant Cuban immigrant who started from the bottom and rose to the highest rung of Coca-Cola’s corporate ladder. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! NetSuite - Let NetSuite show you how they’ll benefit your business with a FREE Product Tour at NetSuite.com/MOVERS . Hello Fresh - Go to HelloFresh.com/movers10 and use code movers10 for 10 free meals, including free shipping!

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  • 31.05.2021
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    Walt Disney: Building a Better Theme Park | Author Chad Denver Emerson on the Success, or Failure, of “Project Future” | 5

    For Disney World expert Chad Denver Emerson, the Walt Disney World Resort is more than entertainment. It’s one of his greatest passions. Chad is the author of multiple books on Disney World, including Project Future: The Inside Story Behind the Creation of Disney World. He’s also an expert on city and urban planning, which makes him uniquely qualified to answer the question: Does the Walt Disney World Resort live up to the highest ideals of Walt’s vision for a City of Tomorrow? To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers . Support us by supporting our sponsors! Best Fiends - Download Best Fiends FREE today on the Apple App Store or Google Play. ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ZipRecruiter.com/movers .

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  • 31.05.2021
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    Walt Disney: Building a Better Theme Park | End of the Line | 4

    On the next episode of Business Movers: In the aftermath of Walt’s death, Roy Disney fights to fulfil his brother’s legacy and carry Project Future over the finish line. To get the job done, Roy will have to run the gauntlet of Florida politics, labor troubles, and his own declining health. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers Support us by supporting our sponsors! Canva - Get a FREE 45-day extended trial when you go to Canva.me/movers to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. Talkspace - To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com or download the app. Make sure to use the code MOVERS to get $100 off of your first month. Netsuite - Let NetSuite show you how they’ll benefit your business with a FREE Product Tour at NetSuite.com/movers .

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  • 31.05.2021
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    Walt Disney: Building a Better Theme Park | The Genius and his Brother | 3

    As Walt Disney fights to overcome his failing body, he and his brother Roy battle over the future of Walt’s latest obsession, and his biggest idea yet: an Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow; or as Walt calls it, EPCOT. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers Support us by supporting our sponsors! ZipRecruiter - Try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE at ZipRecruiter.com/movers. Best Fiends - Download Best Fiends FREE today on the Apple App Store or Google Play.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    Walt Disney: Building a Better Theme Park | Secrets and Spies | 2

    With the help of a former World War Two spy named Paul Helliwell, Walt Disney fights to keep Project Future out of the papers as he navigates a local labyrinth of closed door deals, nosy politicians and intrepid reporters. But Walt’s biggest secret isn’t Project Future—it’s a private battle he’s fighting with his own body. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - To get matched with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com or download the app. Make sure to use the code MOVERS to get $100 dollars off your first month. Babbel - Right now, when you purchase of a 3-month Babbel subscription, you’ll get an additional 3 months for FREE. That’s 6 months, for the price of 3! Just go to BABBEL.com and use promo code MOVERS.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    Walt Disney: Building a Better Theme Park | Project Future | 1

    As Walt Disney sets out to build a second theme park in Florida, he quietly works to keep the top secret project out of the public eye. To make his dream a reality, and to keep Project Future under wraps, Walt will rely on a close-knit team of lawyers, executives, and former World War Two spies. This is the first in our four-episode series on Walt’s efforts to create a second theme park that would correct the errors of his first. To listen to Business Movers ad-free, join Wondery+ in the Wondery App. Click here to download the app: https://wondery.app.link/businessmovers Support us by supporting our sponsors! NetSuite - Let NetSuite show you how they’ll benefit your business with a FREE Product Tour at NetSuite.com/MOVERS . Keeps - If you’re ready to take action and prevent hair loss, go to Keeps.com/MOVERS to receive your first month of treatment for free. Candid - You can save seventy-five dollars on Candid’s starter kit. Go to CandidCO.com/movers and use code movers.

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  • 31.05.2021
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    Introducing Business Movers

    Behind every successful business is a story. It starts with a vision and a leap of faith. Along the way, leaders make bold decisions, ride booms and busts, and sometimes, they reach new heights. From Wondery, the makers of the hit series Business Wars, and Lindsay Graham, the host of American History Tellers and American Scandal, comes a weekly podcast that brings you the true stories of the brilliant but all-too-human businesspeople who risked it all. From Walt Disney’s creation of a theme park in Orlando, to the colossal failure of New Coke, Business Movers will explore the triumphs, failures and ideas that transformed our lives.

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