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Culture

When It Comes to Entrepreneurship, Culture Matters

“Culture is one of the most precious things a company has,” said Herb Kelleher, the founder of Southwest Airlines. So it is with countries and cities looking to foster entrepreneurship. A recent study of startup rates in the United States and Great Britain found that...

The Social Significance of Sports

A few weeks ago, the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox played a baseball game in an empty stadium. A crack of the bat, the ball soars over the fence, Chris Davis rounds first base, and in the place of an expected cheer… silence. In the midst of unrest following...

How to Be Persuasive: The Liking Principle

We’re in the middle of a conversation about the importance of persuasion, and are working through Robert Cialdini’s book, “Influence: Science and Practice,” and his six principles for being persuasive. Don’t miss the discussion about the first three principles,...