Talks with Petri

Talks with Petri

By Petri Kajander
Petri talks to people around the world about their stories, life experiences and topics that matter to them the most. Expect the unexpected and be inspired by others.

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Curious angel seeks happiness by learning

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Context brings content to audio
Tom Mayr talks about audio as the last medium without a big platform, how to approach two-sided markets as a startup and why not all likes are the same. See the full episode notes: https://www.talkswithpetri.com/context-brings-content-to-audio/.
59:18
July 12, 2020
Serendipitous journey through geopolitical storms
Razeen Sally talks about the threat of China, the role of Singapore in the new volatile world, what’s ahead of us in geopolitics and what he discovered in Sri Lanka. See the full episode notes: https://www.petrikajander.com/serendipitous-journey/. Guest bio Razeen Sally is a Sri Lankan-British writer. His new book, a travel memoir, is Return to Sri Lanka: Travels in a Paradoxical Island (Juggernaut). He is a visiting associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, and previously taught at the London School of Economics. He was chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies, the main economic-policy think tank in Sri Lanka, and senior adviser to the minister of finance. He has been director of the European Centre for International Political Economy, a global-economy think tank in Brussels, and has held visiting research and teaching positions in the USA, France, Australia and Hong Kong. He was also chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Competitiveness.
1:37:23
July 5, 2020
Branded water with a square meter of art
Tomi Grönfors talks about challenges in building a consumer brand, how to price your products and wrestle with your personal issues without shame. He also reveals why a road trip may last only a few kilometres with empty bottles. See the full episode notes: https://www.talkswithpetri.com/branded-water-with-a-square-meter-of-art/ Guest bio Tomi Grönfors is the CEO and co-founder of Sniffie, a pricing automation growth company. He has founded several companies such as VEEN, a luxury water brand, and a marketing agency Malja BTL. He has also acted as an interim manager for SSH and Unmonday. Tomi is a passionate wrestler in his free time and enjoys family life in Finland.
59:40
June 28, 2020
Passionate people build products
Venture capitalist Sakari Pihlava talks about the future of the SaaS business model, how to make a career in VC, the dangers of pricing and what to do with YouTube. See the full episode notes: https://www.talkswithpetri.com/passionate-people-build-products/.
1:06:40
June 21, 2020
Check your odds while playing games and delivering food
Elias Aalto talks about the early days of Wolt, how to win an Apple Design Award and why startups are overhyped as a career path and what not to do when you have an audience of millions of people. See the full episode notes: https://www.talkswithpetri.com/check-your-odds/
1:38:59
June 14, 2020
Hai and thank you says it all
Stefan Björkman explains the investment climate ahead of us, reveals his management secret, talks about a good company board, and what’s the purpose of glue in business. See the full episode notes: https://www.talkswithpetri.com/hai-and-thank-you-says-it-all/.
55:21
June 7, 2020
Curious angel seeks happiness by learning
Hampus Jakobsson talks about living in the moment, the biggest challenges for humanity, who are the most interesting people and why hearing is important while cooking. See the episode notes: https://www.talkswithpetri.com/curious-angel-seeks-happiness-by-learning/.
1:25:32
May 31, 2020
Pragmatic anarchist surfs the waves of impact
Richard Georg Engström talks about how to make films in Scandinavia, navigate unknown and uncultivated opportunities, what is impact and what it means to be happy. See the full episode notes: https://www.talkswithpetri.com/pragmatic-anarchist.
59:32
May 24, 2020
Make your work visible
Ville Tolvanen talks about finding your audience, how to deal with trolls and why virtual activists are the future leaders. See the full episode notes: https://www.petrikajander.com/make-your-work-visible/. 
1:00:04
May 17, 2020
Watching TV pays off
Taavi Rõivas talks about his experience as the youngest prime minister in the EU, the future of nation states and his latest movie role. See the full episode notes at https://www.petrikajander.com/watching-tv-pays-off.
59:05
May 10, 2020
There is no Control-Z
Joey Kilrain talks about tough times, making sure your plan A does not fail, running for wrong reasons, how to mix paints and repair cars while building websites.  See the full episode notes at https://www.petrikajander.com/there-is-no-control-z/.
1:00:47
May 3, 2020
City-hopping between trail runs
Christopher Lingle talks about his long experience of working around the world without a permanent place of residence. We also cover economics, monetary policy, human liberty, trail running and where to find good coffee. See the full episode notes at https://www.petrikajander.com/city-hopping-between-trail-runs/.
48:07
April 26, 2020
That is so rude
I talk with Sandra Luks about finding your true passion and how it may take a few detours before you’re sure what you really want to do. See the full episode notes at https://www.petrikajander.com/that-is-so-rude/.
23:47
April 26, 2020
Futurist thinks it is your choice
In this episode we cover topics from cyborgs and AI to politics, and the future of humanity. Christopher Peterka also reveals why rosé helps in book writing. See the full episode notes at https://www.petrikajander.com/futurist-thinks-it-is-your-choice/.
51:51
April 26, 2020
April 25, 2020
00:59
April 25, 2020