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Gotta Watchit

PBS is airing a great series called Mind Over Money.

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Dan Ariely 3 of 3: Trust and Healthcare Reform

In the first of this three-post series I offered a sound file of Dan talking about the limits of rationality when devising and regulating public services.

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Dan Ariely 2of 3: Trust and the Meltdown

Last week I set the foundation for today's installment, complete with a sound file of bestselling author Dan Ariely's talk to our Business School Alliance in Charlotte. This post will make the most sense to those who read that first.

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Dan Ariely 1 of 3: Trust, Revenge & Financial Reform

Bestselling author Dan Ariely, a professor of behavioral economics at Duke, made a special appearance in Charlotte for our Business School Alliance last week. Ariely's book, Predictably Irrational, just went into a second edition and -- holy cow-- is still in hardcover. I'll write about his visit in this and two other posts this week. Here's what's in the new edition:

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“I loved the way he used PowerPoint”

The anti-PPT bandwagon doesn't have room for another rider. My only addition to the chorus is that a bad PPT-based presentation is like a bad dog -- blame the owner! PPT isn't inherently bad, but, like Rotweiller, can be placed in the wrong hands and do real damage. I'd really like to hear from you about a presentation that thrived WITH the visual support.

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