Monthly Archives: January 2010

What’s more important – good people or good ideas?

Listen to what Ed Catmull thinks (HT to Doug Baker @ Koch Supply & Trading):   I enjoyed this talk… It sounds like Pixar is another company that believes its culture is what allows it to attract and retain the … Continue reading

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Intellectuals and Society

LibertyPen does a nice job interviewing Dr. Thomas Sowell about some of the ideas in his latest book, Intellectuals and Society.  

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When Popstars and Economists Collaborate…

Russ Roberts, Keynes, Hayek, and… Ke$ha?  (original post is at Café Hayek): Commentary about this video showed up on Planet Money, which tells the story about how the video came to be… And hear Ke$ha's critique of the video (classic line, … Continue reading

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The WSJ? Really?

Here's the headline of a recent WSJ article, along with its subtitle: Rising from the Ruins: Natural disasters have been engines of development and economic growth throughout history. Kevin Rozario on the lessons of past catastrophes, and why Haiti might be … Continue reading

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Reflections on the ’08 Financial Crisis

Here are a couple of insightful reflections on the '08 financial crisis: The first is a Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) interview with Peter Boettke and Steven Horowitz who recently penned "The House the Uncle Sam Built." Next is BigThink.com's … Continue reading

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Sutton on how to be a good boss during bad times…

You can find an interesting interview on the McKinsey Quarterly site with Bob Sutton regarding his advice on how to be a good boss during tough times.  If you have read David Rock's columns on the SCARF model based on the … Continue reading

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