Tag Archives: The Atlantic Monthly

Management Secrets of the Grateful Dead

I was never a Deadhead but the MBA in me perked up at this article's title in The Atlantic. Not one to tinker with perfection, I kept it for this blog post.

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Sink AND Swim

Yesterday I asked a question about attitudes toward individuals filing for bankruptcy protection.

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Greenfinger?

"There are now 38 people in the world with $10b or more in private assets...theoretically, one of these people could reverse climate change all alone." Even a poor country like Bangladesh could afford to take unilateral action to reduce the chance their low-elevation coastal zones would wash away in global-warming-induced rising seas. Question: How to fund and coordinate efforts to stem global warming?

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Beware the Fart Joke

“Good smells, such as fresh bread, make people kinder and more likely to help a stranger; bad smells, like farts (the experimenters used fart spray from a novelty store), make people more judgmental. Keep this in mind when delivering that opening your presentation with a joke.

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