Shelf Life

Shelf Life

May 1, 2013

Challenging Old Ideas

Beyond profit; embracing uncertainty; a formula for manufacturing

Growby Jim Stengel. Crown Business. 2011.I was once in the audience for a presentation by a guy from Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) Pampers division. He was incredibility passionate about his subject so, as a mother […] Read More

March 1, 2013

Heal Thyself

The health care system knows how to fix its problems, but insists on making itself sicker.

The Cost Disease: Why Computers Get Cheaper and Health Care Doesn’tby William J. Baumol. Yale University Press, 2012.Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini said in a recent National Public Radio interview that the health care system wastes […] Read More

September 1, 2012

Election Time

Books by the presidential candidates, and how they might sway the electorate.

The Audacity of Hopeby Barack Obama. Crown Publishing Group. 2006When President Barack Obama wrote this book, his second, he was not running for president—but he was already the golden boy of the national Democratic Party.After […] Read More