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We are celebrating 15 years of 5 Minutes Podcast and the 580 episodes.

The podcast started in 2007 and in 15 years, Ricardo recorded 580 episodes and reached out to more than 11 million views of all episodes.

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Celebrating 500 Podcast Episodes

Interview with Ricardo Vargas celebrating 500 episodes of the 5 Minutes Podcast.

In this interview, Ricardo shares the story of the creation of the podcast, the most relevant episodes, and how they are created and recorded.

A curiosity: Did you know that he never heard an episode? Watch the interview to find out why.

BANI Is Not the Evolution of VUCA!

In this week's episode, Ricardo talks about the relationship between the concepts of BANI and VUCA. The acronym VUCA for "volatile," "uncertainly," "complex," and "ambiguous" has its origins in the American army during the cold war and sought to explain the constant changes and complexity of contemporary entities, which alter our perception of what is right and what is wrong.

Three Tips To Mitigate Inflation Risks in Your Project

This week Ricardo discusses the impact of inflation on the project risks. In the past, countries with weak economies were more likely to experience inflation; however, today, countries with stronger economies, like those in Europe, are experiencing relevant impacts of inflation. The ability to complete projects may be heavily impacted by inflation, which presents a significant issue for project managers.

Benefits and Drawbacks of the Passion Economy

In this week's episode, Ricardo addresses the Passion Economy. There is a "passion economy" when you make money doing something you enjoy. The biggest illustration of this notion is the digital influencer, who may share information, expertise, and insights about a topic they find fascinating and monetize the content through a YouTube or TikTok channel, for example. However, the process is not as simple as most people believe.

The Trap of Diderot Effect: Never Implement a Feature You Don’t Need

In this week's episode, Ricardo addresses the risks of the Diderot Effect. For many, this effect is directly related to consumption bias. However, it is perfectly applied also when we add something to our project, and that something triggers a series of new features causing control to be completely lost. This effect impacts budget, deadlines, and team, among many other factors.

The Unlimited Applications of Project Management in Agribusiness

In this week's episode, Ricardo talks about Project Management in Agribusiness. He explains how we can apply project management in this segment, which is so different for many of us. Ricardo comments that agribusiness is transforming as powerful as the technology area, using digitalization, georeferencing e technology, and project to select crops that will be used in this area.

Remember That the Law of Diminishing Returns Also Applies to Your Project Management Efforts

In this week's episode, Ricardo talks about the Law of Diminishing Returns applied to the effort we make to manage projects. We often doubt how much management is worth, and we try to simplify management as much as possible to avoid bureaucracy when we spend a lot of time in meetings or filling out documents and templates without reaching any results.

We Shouldn’t Only Think About Leadership: We Also Need to Think About Followership

In this week's podcast, Ricardo talks about leadership and followership and the paranoia of today's society to exclusively focus on leadership. This episode reflects on questions like: Is being a leader the only essential profile for a company? How is the followership in this equation? Don't we all have to develop skills to lead and to be led too? Can a job be done only with leaders?

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Section Statistics
590
Total Episodes
39
Published in 2022
11,540,140
views (All Episodes)
Last updated at: 26 Sep 2022
About the podcast statistics Starting in December 2020, the podcast total view count includes the views on the website plus the download statistics from Amazon's S3, where the files are hosted, and also statistics generated from applications including Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, etc. that consume the podcast RSS feeds.
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