Month: October 2018

Recent Read: “The Chinese century is well under way”

Don’t miss this interesting (and brief) analysis of China’s undisputed global influence from The Economist. Some highlights:   There is one economic metric on which China already ranks first. Measured at […]

The Reconnomics Weekend Reads

Each week, I share ten of the most interesting articles from the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Enjoy!   1. How an Apparent Saudi Hit Job Has Shaken […]

Like It Or Not, We (Almost) All Make Minimum Wage

I recently spent a few days with my best friend who happens to be a very successful surgeon. At dinner one night we got to talking about how medicine is […]

Recent Read: “Young People Are Suing the Trump Administration Over Climate Change. She’s Their Lawyer.”

Fascinating read in New York Times by Jason Schwarz on Julia Olson, the lead attorney on a long-shot lawsuit by young people against the Federal government for lack of action […]

Organizational Agility: An Optionality Perspective

Few terms generate as much debate in c-suites right now as Agile and agility. It seems that every week I find myself talking about this concept with an executive who […]

Recent Read: “Venezuela’s Suicide: Lessons From a Failed State”

Don’t miss the excellent analysis of Venezuela’s long road to chaos in the latest Foreign Affairs by Moisés Naím and Francisco Toro.  It’s an excellent recap of how that nation started […]