• “You Can Watch the March of Ideas from the Minds of Economists and into Our Lives.”
    “You Can Watch the March of Ideas from the Minds of Economists and into Our Lives.”

    After decades of free-market policies in the United States and Britain, working-class voters are in full revolt. In The Economists’ Hour Binyamin Appelbaum surveys the last half-century and sees an obvious path from the economics…

  • Short of Staging a Revolution, How Can the Current Capitalist System Be Modified?
    This minute read saves you up to 4 hours
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    Short of Staging a Revolution, How Can the Current Capitalist System Be Modified?

    A widening gap between rich and poor across the world has people rethinking the assumptions and accepted wisdom of mainstream economics.

  • Which Economists Have Had the Greatest Influence on Our Current Economic System?
    This minute read saves you up to 30 hours
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    Which Economists Have Had the Greatest Influence on Our Current Economic System?

    Certain works of economic thought have shaped the way modern societies operate – for better and for worse. 

  • Why Read Classics?
    Why Read Classics?

    We are asked this question again and again, especially by business customers. So, we’ll give the answer in a monthly column – and with one of the greats of literature.

  • “How Do I Handle Losing Sales?”
    This 3 min. read saves you up to 5 hours
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    “How Do I Handle Losing Sales?”

    Meet Frank, 45, salesman

  • A Word about Bad Books
    A Word about Bad Books

    On the road to curating good books for our readers, we’ve learned a bit about bad ones. Click here for the abstract.

  • “How Can I Build a True Learning Culture at my Organization?”
    This minute read saves you up to 9 hours
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    “How Can I Build a True Learning Culture at my Organization?”

    Goals: technology-enabled, self-directed, online, social, outcomes-oriented, measurable through …what?

  • “Am I the Only One Who Finds it Hard to Build Good Relationships with People from Other Cultures?”
    This minute read saves you up to 6 hours
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    “Am I the Only One Who Finds it Hard to Build Good Relationships with People from Other Cultures?”

    No. This is one of the most frequently asked questions in the (business) world.

  • “The Boss Knows Best, Right?”
    This minute read saves you up to 7 hours
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    “The Boss Knows Best, Right?”

    Well, strictly “top down” still may work in website menus, but not in digitalized business-structures.

  • “How Do I Use Data to Make Better Decisions?”
    This 2 min. read saves you up to 22 hours
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    “How Do I Use Data to Make Better Decisions?”

    Well, depends on the area of application within your company. Some advice (and a warning) for marketing, HR, management and the boardroom.