Stacking Fiefdoms

Stacking Fiefdoms

Joel Salatin [ Innovation Economics 1:16:13 ] This morning we started with the idea that a farm is not a continuity business until it provides two salaries. The first thing is to employ yourself and then you’re looking at creating additional salaries and those salaries are going to be stacked on the existing place. They’re not necessarily going to be dependent on gobbling

The Entrepreneurial State

The Entrepreneurial State

Mariana Mazzucato [ Innovation Economics 14:05 ] Have you ever asked yourselves why it is that companies, the really cool companies, the innovative ones, the creative, new economy-type companies — Apple, Google, Facebook — are coming out of one particular country, the United States of America? Usually when I say this, someone says, “Spotify! That’s Europe.” But, yeah. It has not had the

Refrigerator 4.0

Refrigerator 4.0

Guy Kawasaki [ WEB 3.0 ] I am going to talk to you today about what I learned from Steve Jobs. I worked for Steve Jobs twice in my life. The first time from 1983 to 1987 in the Mac division — which was the largest collection of ego maniacs in the history of Silicon Valley. And that’s saying a lot, if you

Capitalization

Capitalization

Malcolm Gladwell [ Innovation Economics 11:30 ] Under-capitalization refers to any situation where a business cannot acquire the funds they need. An under-capitalized business may be one that cannot afford current operational expenses due to a lack of capital, which can trigger bankruptcy, may be one that is over-exposed to risk, or may be one that is financially sound but does not have

Economic Reality

Economic Reality

Tim Jackson [ Innovation Economics 20:15 ] I want to talk to you today about prosperity, about our hopes for a shared and lasting prosperity. And not just us, but the two billion people worldwide who are still chronically undernourished. And hope actually is at the heart of this. In fact, the Latin word for hope is at the heart of the word

The Other Superchicken

The Other Superchicken

Joel Salatin [ Innovation Economics 15:34 ] A lot of people wonder, “How did you get to where you are?” And so as I’ve thought about this presentation, I’ve decided to just give a story of exactly how we got to where we are. It doesn’t start at the beginning necessarily, but it does start with the need of people fleeing their Dilbert