Monthly Archives: February 2011
We had a nice long weekend in Belgium. We flew to Brussels Thursday night, arriving Friday morning. We took the train to the central station, then got weekend subway passes and found our hotel near the Saint Catherine Cathedral. We … Continue reading
[This is a cross-post from www.planestoprofit.com] “The industry’s strategies, business models, and institutional structure all change over time as do the environments within which it operates, but its fundamental, underlying economics are more enduring.” – Stephen Holloway Summary Written as … Continue reading
I have an airline business blog over at www.PlanesToProfit.com that I’ll be cross-posting here. I’m going to try to automate it, but for now I’ll just do it manually. I’m back, at least in reserved, cautious, and mild-mannered form. I … Continue reading
“You have to understand people first before you can understand how to devise an economic system for them.” – Robert Shiller Yale economist Robert Shiller offers some inadvertent insight into the mind of an economist as he discusses his book … Continue reading
In an interesting bit of coincidence, two of the most recent books I’ve read have each pointed me towards adding the same book to my reading list: “The first systematic book on leadership: the Kyropaidaia of Xenophon–himself no mean leader … Continue reading
Almost two feet of snow and it is still falling here in Chicago. Work closed down the offices today, so I get a snow day.