Posts Tagged ‘David Landes’

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    Yahoo’s New CEO

    Jul 18, 12 • 302 Views • No Comments

    Headline from CNN Money: “New Yahoo CEO Mayer is Pregnant” 1992: The title of a male CEO’s speech that was reprinted in the Christian Science Monitor: “A Pregnant CEO: In Whose Lifetime?” (Implying the unlikelihood.) 2012: From...  [read more]

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    Patent Troll Protection

    Aug 17, 11 • 275 Views • No Comments

    We spray “OFF!” for insect protection, divers use shark repellent, and now, Google has purchased Motorola to resist patent trolls. Described in an NPR This American Life podcast, patent trolls purchase multiple patents with the intent of suing any...  [read more]

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    Your Elevator Pitch

    May 13, 11 • 302 Views • No Comments

    What if you had just 1 minute to sell your business idea? According to Marketplace.org, your “elevator pitch” would need, 1) to state the problem you are solving; 2) to explain why your solution will have marketplace success; 3) to present a...  [read more]

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    The Right Stuff

    Feb 10, 11 • 266 Views • No Comments

    Giving a grade of “One Pinocchio,” the Washington Post assessed the accuracy of President Obama’s February 7, 2011 speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Most interesting, though, were the topics on which he focused. Yes, President Obama...  [read more]

  • Is Law School A Good Investment?

    Feb 18, 10 • 294 Views • No Comments

    Looking at a paper by law school professor Herwig Schlunk reminded me that attending law school is similar to inventing a new machine. Both require an initial investment, both take several years to complete, and both will generate a private and social return....  [read more]