#62 - How Olaf Scholz won Germany’s election | Curio

#62 - How Olaf Scholz won Germany’s election

16 mins | Sep 29, 2021

Today's episode from 30th September 2021. First this Thursday: After Germany voted for a new party and a new leader, we've got all you need to know about the incoming Chancellor. We take a look Olaf Scholz's career so far and his winning strategy. Then from the manager of a country to a fictional football manager. What can Ted Lasso teach us about leadership? We find out how the multi Emmy Award winning series is inspiring bosses. Social democrat candidate and previous finance minister Olaf Scholz triumphed in the 2021 German elections after Angela Merkel stepped away from Germany's political stage after 16 years as chancellor. For the Financial Times, Guy Chazan examines how he achieved such a spectacular result to become Merkel's natural successor. Data has shown that half of us have left a job to escape a bad manager or toxic environment, but TV is starting to help. For the Financial Times, Pilita Clark explores how the sweet-natured workplace comedy "Ted Lasso" has inspired dozens of LinkedIn fans to post their takeaway leadership lessons that could help buck the alarming boss trend. 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.

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