Politics and Small Business

By David Wolf / May 4, 2010

Make Money and Save the World with Gary Hirshberg

Gary Hirshberg is the Chairman, President, and CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm, the world’s leading organic yogurt producer and the author of Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World (Hyperion Books, 2008). Gary is a frequent speaker on topics including sustainability, climate change, the profitability of green and socially responsible business, organic agriculture, and sustainable economic development. He’s won numerous awards for corporate and environmental leadership…

By David Wolf / April 19, 2010

Localizing Communities with Michael Shuman

Michael Shuman is Director of Research and Public Policy for the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. (BALLE) has more than 70 member communities in North America. Another 50 or so communities are affiliated with the American Independent Business Alliance. Internationally, more than a thousand communities are beginning to undertake similar work through organizations like Transition Towns and Post-Carbon Futures.

By David Wolf / May 11, 2009

Rain With Jeffery J Fox

New York Times best seller and international best selling author, Jeffrey J. Fox, is releasing his tenth book, Rain: What A Paperboy Learned About Business. Rain is destined to be a business book classic. And Rain, a thirteen-year old paperboy, the book’s central character, is destined to become business fiction’s first positive hero. Rain,a business fable, is Fox’s first foray into fiction. The story is a series of challenges and adventures that Rain solves in surprising and clever ways. Rain deals with mean dogs, bullies, customers that won’t pay, and growing his business and his paper route. Rain’s challenges are metaphors for the problems facing business managers everywhere.

By David Wolf / March 21, 2009

Economic Stimulus Doomed to Fail Says Harry S. Dent

Harry S. Dent says that the stimulus plan is doomed to fail and that by early to mid 2010 we will enter a deeper downturn or “great depression“almost regardless of what the government tries to do.

By David Wolf / January 29, 2009

A Values Driven Market System with Bruce Howard

In this segment, my guest is Bruce Howard, author of Charting the Course. We discuss his new book and the relationship between human values and what makes markets. A fascinating conversation.