Today's episode from 12th October 2021. First this Tuesday: Whether it's energy, food or staff, there's a shortage of pretty much everything around the globe. We explore the two deeper reasons why supply cannot keep up with demand and what the real threat posed by this is. Later on, we've got tips for how to talk your way to the top and what phrases we should avoid. This decade has seen scarcity replace excess as the biggest impediment to global growth. The Economist explores how decarbonisation and protectionist trade policies are the main drivers of the newfound economy. It's time to stop using filler language such as like. When a career can hinge on “performances” the spoken word becomes an essential life skill. From the Financial Times, Janan Ganesh reflects on how new habits of speech can harm a person’s professional standing. Wake up with Curio is a different kind of morning show that gives you the context behind the news and gets you motivated for the day ahead, every Monday - Friday.