Category Archives: Business

I am watching Yvon Chouinard’s Classic Speech

Very fluffy and inspiring. Watch it here. "Yvon Chouinard, legendary climber, businessman and environmentalist, is the founder and owner of one of the world’s most inspiring companies, Patagonia, Inc. In this talk before a sold-out audience at the University of California Santa Barbara, Mr. Chouinard talks about his personal history and how he created Patagonia […]

Relax, It’s Only a Recession, Not a Black Swan

Yep. Looks like the U.S. is heading towards recession alright. See Freakonomics: The Latest Data: Yes, It’s a Recession (image via Freakonomics) Economists and the Federal Reserves are scampering over the "end of the good times." Expect more "stimulation" from the government. "For months, policy makers and Wall Street economists have been predicting, and hoping, […]

Bill Gates Calls for Creative Capitalism

Last night I watched the three-hour documentary, The Corporation. I was again reminded that the current state of capitalism is not only unsustainable but also wreaks ethical havoc wherever it sets its profit-centric tentacles. If a corporation is a sentient being then its psychological make-up is that of a psychopath. And yet, we’re all dependent […]

I Am Watching The Corporation…

I’ve been wanting to watch this documentary for a long time now. But I couldn’t find a DVD to rent. Good thing it’s now available on Google Video. "THE CORPORATION explores the nature and spectacular rise of the dominant institution of our time. Footage from pop culture, advertising, TV, news, and corporate propaganda, illuminates the […]

Elon Musk = Steve Jobs On Steroids

(Tesla Roadster image via bozs13) Steve Jobs maybe a control freak when it comes to micromanaging, but he looks pale in comparison with Elon Musk. Who is Elon Musk? Elon Musk is a Silicon Valley superstar: co-founder of Paypal and SpaceX; chairman of Tesla Motors and SolarCity. Musk has a similar path with Steve Jobs. […]