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Business and Economics

Maintaining a Healthy Company: How Businesses Sustain Competitive Advantage

March 31, 2017

Imagine that you are working in or leading a very successful company. Your investors are enjoying attractive returns. You’re producing strong earnings, and you have competitive advantage over your rivals. I have a harsh truth to share with you. You’re unlikely to be on top a decade from now. […]

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Business and Economics

Is Little Data The Next Big Data?

March 19, 2017

Is personal quantification (little data) the next evolution of the Big Data revolution? Is our addiction to analytics leading us astray? […]

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Business and Economics

Behavioral Economics: How “Triggers” Affect Your Decisions

February 15, 2017

A trigger is any stimulus in the environment that makes us think about a related concept or idea. How do businesses and marketing professionals use this psychological phenomena to their advantage? Welcome to the world of behavioral economics. […]

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Business and Economics

Great Leaders: Eisenhower and the Pursuit of Small Wins

February 14, 2017

Truman had experienced how hard it was to get things done in a government bureaucracy. He learned that even if a president issued a command, it did not mean that various departments of the government would implement it as he wished. But he also understood that effective leaders pursue an iterative process of divergence and convergence. They stimulate debate, but are always on the lookout for common ground. […]

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Business and Economics

World Economics: A Historical Perspective

February 3, 2017

How is economic history different from a history of economics? What are the primary concerns of today’s economic historians? Why does modern economic history “begin” around 1400? Welcome to the study of human survival – the study of Economic History. […]

Business and Economics

Fisher and Price: The Original Growth Stock Investors

January 12, 2017

Growth stocks have the potential to go up 1000% or more from inception. Occasionally, you’ll find a growth stock in the bargain-basement bin. But, usually, it’s up to you to make the assessment that a growth stock will keep growing. […]

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