Posts Tagged ‘People’

  • Grexit is Like Illinois, and Grexit Isn’t Like Illinois
    Posted by on June 17th, 2015 at 11:07 am, Comments: 0

    Was reading about the situation in Greece.  Feel so badly for their people.  Yesterday they withdrew $400M in Euro from their banks-to stuff in mattresses. […]

  • A Rise From The Ashes
    Posted by on June 16th, 2015 at 8:16 am, Comments: 0

    Forgive any Chicagoan this morning. They were probably up late last night. The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup.  They have won 3 out of the […]

  • The Great Unbundling Continues
    Posted by on June 15th, 2015 at 7:37 am, Comments: 0

    One of the things that has happened in tech firms is unbundling.  It’s possible to create a big company off of one segment of another […]

  • Is A Cyber Attack an Act of War?
    Posted by on June 14th, 2015 at 9:33 am, Comments: 0

    This past week it was revealed that the Chinese hacked into American government computer systems and stole sensitive information about 16.9 million military and intelligence […]

  • Do You Think History Matters?
    Posted by on June 13th, 2015 at 10:00 am, Comments: 0

    This weekend I was in New Orleans.  I am on the Board of Trustees of the National World War Two Museum.  This weekend was our […]

  • Can We Have A Solar Future?
    Posted by on May 2nd, 2015 at 9:53 am, Comments: 0

    Saw this bit about the Tesla ($TSLA) PowerWall.  It certainly is interesting.  For green energy advocates solar power is the miracle worker.  It makes so much […]

  • Entrepreneur Barbie
    Posted by on June 19th, 2014 at 9:45 am, Comments: 0

    Today, Entrepreneur Barbie is going to be on the shelves.  I am all for women becoming entrepreneurs.  The focus of this Barbie is to encourage […]

  • Female Entrepreneurs Wonder Where To Go
    Posted by on November 12th, 2013 at 9:38 am, Comments: 0

    Yesterday I spoke with a person I had met at the University of Chicago Women’s Entrepreneurial forum.  We were talking about her business.  I speak […]

  • Discriminating Women
    Posted by on October 13th, 2013 at 8:44 am, Comments: 0

    Yesterday I posted about why an MBA after 40 is a waste.  Anne Libby mentioned that women have a similar issue, only it happens a lot […]

  • RIP Ronald Coase
    Posted by on September 2nd, 2013 at 8:42 pm, Comments: 0

      Eddy Elfenbein has a nice post up about Ronald Coase. He was a giant, and I would argue the basis for modern classical economic […]

  • Selling The Why And Populist Movements
    Posted by on July 15th, 2013 at 8:13 am, Comments: 0

    Watch this video the next time you need to sell something. It’s a powerful reminder of how to move people. Selling the Why is important […]

  • Live Like You Are Dying
    Posted by on May 22nd, 2013 at 7:57 am, Comments: 0

    I have a close friend that is going through a very rough time.  We have known each other for just about 40 years.  He is […]

  • Lean In-It’s Tougher for Women in Business
    Posted by on March 29th, 2013 at 7:00 am, Comments: 0

    Today I was at a lunch sponsored by the Economic Club.  Facebook COO ($FB) Sheryl Sandberg spoke about her book Lean In.  Then she took […]

  • The Wisdom of Crowds
    Posted by on March 27th, 2013 at 6:29 am, Comments: 0

    There is a misnomer in the conversations that are taking place right now among people.  They are misapplying the “wisdom of crowds” theory from Hayek. […]

  • Life Happens
    Posted by on January 8th, 2013 at 12:14 pm, Comments: 0

    When the stuff hits the fan, it really hits the fan.  Blogs can do different things for people, and today my blog will be a […]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on December 28th, 2012 at 6:01 am, Comments: 0

    RIP General Norman Schwartzkopf.  He could have marched all the way to Baghdad. About that right to privacy. About those 2012 political predictions.  10 economic […]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on November 2nd, 2012 at 5:31 am, Comments: 0

    People ask me why I drive all over the place.  Here is one reason.  Made this one the day before Hurricane Sandy struck. Braintree has […]