The Economics for Business Podcast

A podcast based on the winning principle that entrepreneurs need only know the laws of economics plus the minds of customers. After that, apply your imagination.

E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #170 Featuring Annika Steiber

170. Annika Steiber: Rendanheyi is the Most Radically Disruptive Organizational Innovation

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Innovation in organization is at least equal in importance to technological innovation and product / service innovation. It tends to get less attention, which is a great opportunity for imaginative entrepreneurs to implement change for competitive advantage.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #169 Featuring Jeff Arnold

169. Jeff Arnold: A Passionate Entrepreneur Profitably Redesigns The Insurance Experience

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Is there any industry a passionate entrepreneur can’t improve and enhance by elevating the customer experience? The answer is clearly no. Economics For Business talks to Jeff Arnold, who finds insurance fun, exciting, and a source of inspiration, and who is advancing profitably towards the new future he’s imagining, where buying insurance is so enjoyable that customers will stop shopping on price and clamor for the new experience he is designing.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #168 Featuring Anthony J. Evans

168. Anthony J. Evans: Markets for Managers and Entrepreneurs

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. We discuss markets with Anthony J. Evans, a business school professor who teaches that all businesspeople must become economists.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #167 Featuring Mo Hamzian

167. Mo Hamzian: Everyone Deserves the Best Workplace

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There’s a lot of speculation about the future of work — what form it will take, where it will be done, and who will do it (including the robots versus humans debate). We talk to Mo Hamzian, an entrepreneur who is not only theorizing about the future of work, but building newly imagined workspaces that combine spatial design with technology and custom services, making elite workspaces available to everyone.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #166 Featuring Murray Sabrin

166. Murray Sabrin: What Entrepreneurs Do When The Yield Curve Inverts

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To what extent should entrepreneurial businesspeople concern themselves with macro-economic variables? At E4B, our point of view is: not much. We made an exception this week to discuss the phenomenon of the inverted yield curve, because it might, conceivably, have some immediate effect on businesses and their customers.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #165 Featuring Darshan Mehta

165. Darshan Mehta: Insights Are Game-Changers For Business

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answer. But it’s a mystery, hard to unlock. We talk to Darshan Mehta, a lifelong professional in the field, an advisor to global and local brands, an originator of insights technology, and a deep thinker in the field.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #164 Featuring Per Bylund

164. Per Bylund: Think Better, Think Austrian — A How-To Guide

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Economics is a way of thinking. It’s conceptual, and its concepts can help businesses to make better decisions. The most important business decisions are those that pertain to the generation of value for customers since that is the purpose of the firm.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #162 and #163 Featuring Joe Matarese

163. Joe Matarese: Entrepreneurial Solutions To Medical Tyranny (Part 2, The Solution)

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In episode #162 of the Economics for Business podcast, Joe Matarese described the nature and cause of the healthcare problems we face. In episode #163, he surveys the entrepreneurial solutions, some of which are beginning to emerge and some of which still lie in the future.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #162 and #163 Featuring Joe Matarese

162. Joe Matarese: Medical Tyranny and Its Entrepreneurial Solutions (Part 1, The Problem)

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Medical care in the US exemplifies how the perverse effects of accumulated, self-reinforcing economic errors can render a system dysfunctional for consumers. As CEO of Medicus Healthcare Solutions, Joe Matarese has seen the current system from the inside.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #161 Featuring Connie Whitman

161. Connie Whitman: Turning Experience Into An Intellectual Property Business

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Your individual experience is a business asset. Life is teaching us more than we sometimes realize. An insightful analysis of what we’ve experienced, combined with purposeful translation, can generate unique intellectual property on which to base a unique approach to business. Connie Whitman joins Economics For Business to share her experience and her development of a thriving, resilient, and adaptive coaching and training service.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #160 Featuring Derek and Laura Cabrera

160. Laura and Derek Cabrera: Systems Thinking For Business

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reneurs can realize their goal to think better, think Austrian by taking a systems thinking approach. We can ditch linearity and hierarchies in favor of distributed networks and webs of causality and create better knowledge – more aligned with the real world — and better mental models.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #159 Featuring Rory Sutherland

159. Rory Sutherland: An Austrian School of Marketing

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In praxeology, subjective value theory, customer sovereignty, and ordinal value stacks, he identified the building blocks of a marketing approach for our digital age. We talk about it in Economics For Business #159.