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TEDxGrandRapids - Michael Strong - Innovate: Experience
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As a greater percentage of the population rises up Maslow's pyramid, an increasing percentage of market share in the developed world will come from companies that succeed at making human life more meaningful, richer, and more delightful for all stakeholders. How can we consciously create such companies and such an economy? Speaker Bio: Michae... Read more

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- -: TEDxGrandRapids - Michael Strong - Innovate: Experience

June 4, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

As a greater percentage of the population rises up Maslow's pyramid, an increasing percentage of market share in the developed world will come from companies that succeed at making human life more meaningful, richer, and more delightful for all stakeholders. How can we consciously create such com...

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- -: The Evolution of Fairness - Michael Shermer

February 21, 2008 (over 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/01/17/Michael_Shermer_Mind_of_the_Market Psychologist Michael Shermer argues that our concept of "fairness" in economics has evolved over time. ----- Michael Shermer discusses his newest book The Mind of the Market: Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans,...

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- -: A New Phase for the Global Economy? - Mark Thirlwell

November 14, 2008 (almost 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/10/29/Mark_Thirlwell_The_End_of_the_Free_Market Australian economist Mark Thirlwell argues that September 15, 2008 - the day the U.S. government declined to rescue ailing financial power Lehman Brothers - may mark the birth of a new phase for the global eco...

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- -: The State vs the Markets - Mark Thirlwell

November 16, 2008 (almost 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/10/29/Mark_Thirlwell_The_End_of_the_Free_Market In light of the global financial crisis, Australian economist Mark Thirlwell predicts a wane in enthusiasm for laissez-faire economics, in favor of greater state regulation of national markets. ----- The sta...

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- -: The X Prize: Innovation Through Competition

December 13, 2008 (almost 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/09/12/Peter_Diamandis-Long-Term_X_Prizes Peter Diamandis explains the ideas behind his X PRIZE Foundation, an organization designed to inspire scientific and technological breakthroughs by hosting high-profile, high-payoff competitions. ----- Peter Diaman...

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- -: The Free Store - Peter Coyote

January 8, 2009 (almost 6 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/12/10/Peter_Coyote_Emmett_Grogan_and_the_Diggers Actor and author Peter Coyote discusses the Free Store, an experimental, three-year art project in 1960's San Francisco meant to question the role of "consumer" in a capitalist society. ----- Peter Coyote t...

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- -: Desmond Tutu Decries Culture of Competition

February 21, 2009 (over 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/02/01/Desmond_Tutu_Believing_in_the_Dignity_of_All Archbishop Desmond Tutu argues that modern culture places too much of an emphasis on competitiveness and financial success. "We have seemed to ask, 'Is it profitable?" he says. "We ought to have been asking...

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- -: Defending the Rich / Poor Gap - Michael Novak

August 4, 2009 (about 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/07/24/Michael_Novak_The_Ethics_of_Capitalism Philosopher and theologian Michael Novak argues that the widening gap between rich and poor is both mutually beneficial and a mathematical inevitability. "The common good does not mean equality; the only way you ...

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- -: US Missing Out on Green Energy Profits? - John Doerr

December 8, 2009 (almost 5 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/11/18/GreenBeat_2009_Intro_and_Opening_Keynote Venture capitalist John Doerr argues that environmental regulation is not a "job killer" but actually a huge economic opportunity. Comparing the US to Denmark, Doerr argues that America desperately needs to a m...

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- -: Does Pop Culture Turn Us Into Consumer Slaves? - Stephen Sewell

February 26, 2010 (over 4 years ago)

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/02/09/Popular_Culture_Weve_Seen_the_Future_and_Its_Junk Screenwriter Stephen Sewell rails against the social effects of consumerism, stating that modern pop culture serves to "enslave" people in a endless cycle of insatiable desire. "Popular culture isn't c...

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