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February 20, 2017 | Resources

Cybersecurity and the Consumer

Recently, there have been a number of very large data breaches that should cause consumer concern. But it is interesting to note that consumers have been unlikely to change their online habits, even as more data breaches have been reported. …

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  • February 19, 2017 | Resources

    Why the Middle Class chooses Non-bank Alternatives

    Why do people use payday loans, or check cashing services? The reasons might be different than you think. In this podcast, author Lisa Servon, who wrote The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives, takes you into the …

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  • December 6, 2016 | Resources

    How Effective is that Ad?

    It’s a challenge to measure ad effectiveness of online ads.  In this podcast, researchers from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University talk about how hard it is to really measure whether a digital ad is effective, and discuss …

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  • December 3, 2016 | Resources

    The Power of Inquiry

    We can and should ask better questions.  As children, we ask lots of questions, and are naturally curious about life.  Much of that dissipates as we get older.  In his book, A More Beautiful Question, Warren Berger examines how we …

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  • October 8, 2016 | Resources

    Will the European Union Fail?

    It’s likely the European Union will disintegrate.  That’s the opinion of Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder, and The Black Swan.

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  • September 2, 2016 | Resources

    Leadership in Three Acts

    The stages of successful movements follows a similar path.   Like a story, they have a beginning, middle, and end.  Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez have researched how successful movements evolve.  This article in the Harvard Business Review describes the …

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  • August 7, 2016 | Resources

    Entrepreneurship, Step by Step

    Here’s how to make sure your business has it’s best possible start. Disciplined Entrepreneurship, by Bill Aulet, is a handbook for new companies.

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