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What makes leaders effective in an environment that is rapidly changing, volatile, and unpredictable? And what makes those effective leaders get the most out of life?


There's value in wading through junk—or through venues historically viewed as all the “wrong places”—to realize breakthrough insights and innovations.
Blog Post
January 24, 2014

The Economist has the definitive read on the future of jobs in America.

Library Article
January 14, 2014

The “American Dream” is referred to routinely—almost casually—in our national discourse, so much so that we have blurred our understanding of its meaning and the strategic priorities necessary to make it a reality. Among these priorities is ensuring an ample supply of productive and satisfying work for our young people. 

Blog Post
January 8, 2014
(Hint: It’s Not More Government)
Blog Post
January 2, 2014
Do zoning laws and permitting work too well?
Blog Post
December 18, 2013
The most powerful factor: the human side of production.
Blog Post
December 17, 2013
Which cities? Which countries? Who leads the charge for patents?
Blog Post
December 16, 2013
What are the rites that mark a person’s passage from journeyman to master in a field?
Blog Post
December 9, 2013
What do pirated goods mean for the US economy?
Library Article
November 11, 2013
Learning flexible mental toughness in the Marine Corps
Blog Post
November 4, 2013
Information that is openly available and machine readable has the potential to foster greater entrepreneurship, more innovation, and better performance
Blog Post
November 1, 2013
Younger generations have been powerful agents of political and social change, can they influence entitlement reform?
Blog Post
October 30, 2013
Reverse mentoring is not just another headline-grabbing buzzword.
Blog Post
October 29, 2013
Since 2004, more than $2,677,810,430 has been donated by the business community in response to major natural and man-made disasters.
Library Article
October 28, 2013
The foresight that Americans demonstrated during the recent Great Recession and the ensuing recovery of household balance sheets are encouraging signs of the resilience necessary for U.S. households to face future fiscal challenges.
Blog Post
October 25, 2013
Can we get spending under control?
Blog Post
October 23, 2013
If we are entering a period of stagnant growth, what does human flourishing look like?
Blog Post
October 22, 2013
This past September marked 226 years since the framers of the United States Constitution adopted a sentence that changed the course of economic history
Blog Post
October 21, 2013
Which states personalities and traits actually led to the creation of more businesses and opportunity?
Blog Post
October 18, 2013
Could beer fix the American economy?
Blog Post
October 16, 2013
Looking beyond today’s “new normal” to far-reaching economic transformations