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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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Business Skills

The Social Context that Shapes our Talk

December 23, 2016

How you understand the messages sent to you is shaped in large part by your culture and subcultures—the contexts in which you learned “normal” ways of seeing and hearing the world around you. Grasp the key dimensions along which cultures can be compared […]

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Applied Philosophy

The Wisdom of Crowds

December 20, 2016

We are going to talk about prediction. We are going to see how diverse ways of thinking contribute to the ability of a collection of […]

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Business and Economics

Reverse Brainstorming

December 20, 2016

Brainstorming is well diffused. It’s familiar to many people. Let’s look at a more advanced tool for ideation called reverse brainstorming. In brainstorming and brainwriting, […]

Business and Economics

Finance 101: How to Stop Worrying and Start Investing

December 15, 2016

In this introduction to investing, learn some of investing’s fundamental ideas and the basic impediments that can interfere with sound investment decisions. Also, learn that there are ways to protect yourself, and that the path to becoming a sound investor is available to anyone willing to learn. […]

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