Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

John Chisholm — “Unleash Your Inner Company” talk

In this 20-minute “Unleash Your Inner Company” talk, entrepreneur John Chisholm (San Francisco) discusses: * the values that motivate entrepreneurs; * the mutually-reinforcing traits of passion and perseverance; * finding unique customers needs; * fitting those needs to one’s own … Continue reading

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Full Kaizen interview with entrepreneur Surse Pierpoint

My full interview with Panama’s Surse Pierpoint is now posted at the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship’s site. The theme of the interview is Entrepreneurial Logistics in Panama. An abbreviated version was published last month in Kaizen. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Luhnow on the two Latin Americas

In The Wall Street Journal, David Luhnow contrasts “The Two Latin Americas” — one oriented to the Atlantic and statism and the other oriented to the Pacific and markets. “In 2014, the Pacific Alliance trade bloc (consisting of Mexico, Colombia, … Continue reading

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Kaizen 28: The Surse Pierpoint interview

Entrepreneurial Logistics in Panama The latest issue of Kaizen [pdf] features my interview with Surse Pierpoint. We met in Panama City to discuss Mr. Pierpoint’s experience working in the Free Trade Zone, the Panama Canal’s history and major expansion project, … Continue reading

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Paul Theroux on ending aid to Africa

In Barron’s, Paul Theroux argues that 150 years of aid to Africa has not helped much — and may have hurt more than it helped. Theroux discusses the failure of several recent externally-generated efforts, including Jeffrey Sachs’s top-down Millennium Project … Continue reading

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Full Kaizen interview with entrepreneur Enrique Duhau

At the CEE site, my full interview with entrepreneurial agriculturalist Enrique Duhau. Be sure to read about how his first business was wiped out by a tornado, how he competed successfully against smugglers, and how he built his family’s agriculture … Continue reading

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Kaizen 27: The Enrique Duhau interview

Entrepreneurial Agriculture The latest issue of Kaizen [pdf] features my interview with entrepreneur Enrique Duhau. We met in Buenos Aires to discuss the challenges of doing business in Argentina’s complicated political economy, Mr. Duhau’s experience in co-founding Apple Argentina, Maxim … Continue reading

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13 arguments for liberal capitalism in 13 minutes

The thirteen arguments are: 1. Liberal capitalism increases freedom. 2. People work harder in liberal capitalist systems. 3. People work smarter under liberal capitalism. 4. Liberalism increases individuality and creativity. 5. Liberal capitalism increases the average standard of living. 6. … Continue reading

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