Business in the Knowledge Econ podcasts

Declaring Independence from the Tyranny of Taylorism

Ron and Ed discuss the Cult of Efficiency beginning with an explanation of Frederick Winslow...

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Free-Rider Friday

Welcome to Free-Rider Friday. Most of our shows are "topic" driven, where we dive deep into one...

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Best Business Books

Thousands of business books are published each year. Some are worthless, others have merit, fewer...

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Interview with Jody Thompson

On Friday's episode, Ron and Ed will interview Jody Thompson, the Co-Founder of CultureRx® and...

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Interview with Tim Williams

On Friday's show Ron and Ed will interview Tim Williams, a noted author, international speaker,...

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Scroogenomics: Why You Shouldn't Buy Presents for the Holidays

On Black Friday, the biggest Holiday shopping day of the year, Ed and I thought it would be fun...

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Playing with Fire: Price Discrimination in Practice

Charging different prices to different customers is the definition of price discrimination, a...

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Interview with Rabbi Daniel Lapin

Rabbi Lapin is one of America’s most eloquent speakers and his ability to extract life principles...

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How vs. What Matters

Ed and I discussed Peter Block’s seminal book, The Answer to How is Yes: Acting on What Matters....

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Interview with Pricing Expert and Mentor: Dr. Reed K. Holden

We are honored to have the opportunity to interview Dr. Reed K. Holden, Founder of Holden...

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What Are You Worth?

In today’s competitive business environment, low self-esteem is a competitive disadvantage while...

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Interview with Father Robert Sirico

Ron and Ed interview Father Robert A. Sirico, the president and co-founder of the Acton Institute...

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The Best Learning Method Ever Devised: After Action Reviews

The average knowledge worker is so busy doing they do not have the time to reflect on what they...

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Top Ten Business Myths - Part 2

Top Ten Business Myths, Part 2 (Myths 5-1). This episode is dedicated to the possibility that...

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Top Ten Business Myths, Part I

Top Ten Business Myths, Part 1 (Myths 10-6). This episode is dedicated to the possibility that...

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The Moral Hazards of Measurements

Ed and Ron will explore the moral hazards of measurements. Exact measurements of the wrong things...

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On Healing Leadership

This episode is dedicated to the possibility that the majority of leadership thinking is wrong as...

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Progress or PR?

Ed and Ron will explore the Corporate Social Responsibility movement, since even the most ardent...

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Interview with Rory Sutherland

We are excited to announce that Rory Sutherland, Vice Chairman, Ogilvy Group UK, in London, will...

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Mr. Spock and Homer Simpson: The Two Sides of Human Economic Behavior

On this show, Ron and Ed will explore how we humans are comprised of both Mr. Spock—our rational...

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