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Activision CEO Bobby Kotick's big bet on video games

"Call of Duty," "World of Warcraft" and "Candy Crush" all have one thing in common — they're part of the suite of games at Activision Blizzard. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talks to CEO Bobby Kotick about what drew him to the once struggling video game company.Subscribe to the Corner Office podcast on iTunes.Take our video game quiz to see if you can match the game to it's sound! 
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From the archives: Martha Stewart, godmother of lifestyle

We're resurfacing Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal's 2014 interview with Martha Stewart, a conversation that's just as relevant as ever. The two talk about Martha Stewart's "American Made" program, how she came to be the god-mother of lifestyle culture, and when she realized she was building a billion-dollar business.Subscribe to the Corner Office podcast on iTunes.
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Moog CEO says analog synths are here to stay

In the 1960s, Bob Moog started making synthesizers. His company, Moog Music is still thriving, thanks to Mr. Moog’s ability to engineer instruments musicians love to play. Mike Adams heads up the company now and has done so for the last 14 years. Earlier this year he talked about Moog Music's legacy and enduring appeal to musicians with Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal. Subscribe to the Corner Office podcast on iTunes. This episode was produced by Robert Garrova. Bridget Bodnar contributed. 
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What the Equinox CEO knows about your lifestyle goals

Equinox Holdings is the company behind the fitness clubs of the same name, as well as SoulCycle and a chain of no-frills gyms called Blink. Now, they're getting into the hotel business. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talks to Equinox CEO Harvey Spevak about what he realized about the way we work-out way before anyone else did, and what that means for the way we want to live.Subscribe to the Corner Office podcast on iTunes.
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TaskRabbit is what work will look like in the future, CEO says

Stacy Brown-Philpot took over as CEO at TaskRabbit less than a year ago. Today, she's announcing that the on-demand chore and handyman service will double the number of cities it operates in over the next six months. The first five include Cincinnati, Minneapolis, and Charlotte, North Carolina. Brown-Philpot also talks to host Kai Ryssdal about the changing nature of work and why she thinks working for companies like TaskRabbit is the future.  Subscribe to the Corner Office podcast on iTunes.
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Could we power our economy with old buildings?

If we focused on preserving old buildings instead of building new ones, could we make our economy bigger and stronger? Stephanie Meeks is the CEO of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a nonprofit that protects historic sites in the United States. In this interview with Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal, Meeks talks about why our economy needs old buildings, what types of places we need to do a better job protecting and how they prioritize what gets saved and what doesn't. Subscribe to the Corner Office podcast on Apple Podcasts.
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Is it the golden age for cruising? Carnival's CEO thinks so

It's officially summer, as you may have heard, so this week’s Corner Office is all about the business of vacations. Cruises, actually, under the umbrella of Carnival Corp. Carnival is one of the biggest travel and leisure companies in the world. Its brands include Carnival, of course, but also Princess and Holland America. This week, Kai talks with Arnold Donald, who’s been president and CEO of Carnival since 2013.  
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