The Healing Ozone Layer is a Warning, Not a Blessing
The good news is also a warning because it reminds us how incentives drive behavior
Stakeholder Capitalism: the Myth, the Misunderstanding, and a Lie
Delivering shareholder value is entirely consistent with taking a long-term view. And short-term profits have nothing to do with it.
I've Got a Tip for You (Newsletter 074)
Tipping in America requires just a few ingredients: a transaction involving at least two individuals and money changing hands, including electronically.
Looking On the Bright Side (Newsletter 070)
The more you are willing to look honestly at the ugliness in modern life, the more vital it is you add optimism to your mix.
In Strangers' Living Rooms
Every time I fly, the distance I contemplate driving to avoid flying goes up.
The Worst Career Advice
The happiest people I know are the ones who learn that success is not measured in money.
Nothing Bad that Happens is your Fault
What are you supposed to do? Not go out to eat? Not take your vacations? Not relieve your stress by on-line shopping? I think not. To do otherwise is to deny your very worth as a person.
Your Attitude is the Best Predictor of Success (Newsletter 057)
A person of average abilities but a superior attitude will outperform a person with great abilities and a poor attitude.
Can Big Government Spending Make Anything Better?(Newsletter 055)
I'd argue that the single greatest problem in government is lack of accountability: we look only to the desirability of the policy objective and not to how well our policies achieve the intended result.
108 - On A Learning Mind - Moral Letters for Modern Times
When you are told by experts what to think you may become a believer, but you will not become a thinker.