Tame Bear on March 23rd, 2015

I’ve been slowly working my way through “Capital in the 21st Century“ by Thomas Piketty. It is fascinating! Some of the earliest data for his research comes from novels that described economics in the 18th and 19th centuries — like Jane Austen’s “Pride and Predjudice,” and “Sense and Sensibility.” Capital in those days was LAND. […]

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Tame Bear on September 1st, 2012

For the vast majority of Americans, their earning and purchasing power is steadily eroding, and the American Dream that drove our nation’s growth for more than a century is becoming little more than a pipe dream. Why is this happening? Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich has an answer. On this Labor Day weekend, […]

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Tame Bear on July 19th, 2012

How can I create more value for more people? This question is fantastic because it sharpens your focus towards both elements of the wealth equation. You can read more about the wealth equation as explained in Roger Hamilton’s Wealth Dynamics system. The elements of the formula are VALUE and LEVERAGE, so the formula is… WEALTH […]

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Tame Bear on July 19th, 2011

If we tend to think things are going from bad to worse, this video is clearly the antidote. Hans Rosling’s global health video — “200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes” — plots lifespan on the vertical axis, and income/wealth on the horizontal axis, animating data in realspace.

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