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Paul Tudor Jones II: Why we Need to Rethink Capitalism

April 23, 2015 0 Comments
Paul Tudor Jones II: Why we Need to Rethink Capitalism

In his TED Talk Paul Tudor Jones II said: “… we as a society have come to view our companies and corporations in a very narrow, almost monomaniacal fashion with regard to how we value them, and we have put so much emphasis on profits, on short-term quarterly earnings and share prices, at the exclusion […]

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I Wonder What Ray Kurzweil is Thinking Now . . .

March 20, 2013
I Wonder What Ray Kurzweil is Thinking Now . . .

So, here we go. I was listening to one of my podcasts yesterday and the breathless announcer was peppering his guest with questions about the President’s directive to begin mapping the human brain. We don’t even know what that means, really, at this point, but we need to get started. And I couldn’t help wonder why the […]

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Spreading FUD . . .

January 30, 2013
Spreading FUD . . .

There is a lot of “discussion” about the idea that our business leaders are hesitant to move their businesses forward because of so much uncertainty in the economy. Pundits are writing blogs, spinning articles in opinion pages and yakking about it on the news shows and podcasts. To hear them tell it, because of the […]

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Building In Sustainability . . .

October 26, 2012
Building In Sustainability . . .

Depending on what data you chose to quote, something like 9 out of 10 businesses started fail within 5 years. I’m sure there are myriad reasons for those failures. Of interest to me are the ones that survive and how they fare beyond survival. Some businesses are decidedly “lifestyle” in that the owner/founder has no […]

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