The Big Trade Podcast, part 1 of 2: The Arts of War ft. Tom Ruby

Tom joins The Big Trade Series for the first in a two-part conversation. Peter and Tom start off by talking about strategies based on limited resources. The two then delve to various topics including strategies for startups, the difference in mind set between the East and the West, and various determinants [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|podcasts|0 Comments

Was Huntington Right?

Yesterday's news presented two articles (one by the Washington Post and the other on the blog, Medium) that seemed widely disparate, one about retired general David Petraeus remaining in the limelight well after his ignominious retirement, and the other about xenophobia in Germany against Muslim foreigners. What could these articles possible have in common? Samuel Huntington. [...]

By | August 18th, 2015|Blog|4 Comments

The Dangers of Coddling Our Young Minds

The Atlantic just released a much needed and very important long think-piece titled "The Coddling Of The American Mind".  Just at the time I have been considering withdrawing from the academic game due to the issues raised in the article, Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt sound the warning that by stifling all speech - beyond [...]

By | August 11th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

There Is No Magic Pixie Dust

The first role of the leader is to develop and maintain clarity of purpose in an organization. That clarity is required no matter the ease or difficulty of the environment or business climate. With clarity must come truth, no matter how difficult it is to accept. Strategic planning is only as sound as the leaders' willingness [...]

By | August 3rd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments