Category Archives: Business

Economists can’t save you now: The B2B fallacy and the pitfalls of presuming rational thinking in marketing

By: Rory Sutherland, Vice chairman of Ogilvy UK Think your B2B buyers are rational decision-makers? Think again. Most marketers believe in siloing B2B into its own substrata. A unique branch of some grand marketing taxonomy. And they think what makes … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Marketing

Women and Leadership 2018

Wide gender and party gaps in views about the state of female leadership and the obstacles women face By Juliana Menasce Horowitz, Ruth Igielnik and Kim Parker of Pew Research Two years after Hillary Clinton became the first woman to … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Congress, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, leadership, Pew Research, Politics, Republicans, Women

Three articles to read before you watch the election results come in tonight

Midterms road map: 10 races to watch on Election Night – CNN Politics  House Update: Keeping An Eye On Democratic ‘Reach’ Districts – FiveThirtyEight Major industries shift contributions from Republicans to Democrats ahead of election day – Open Secrets

Posted in Business, Congress, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, PAC, Republicans, Senate, United States

You buy a purse at Walmart. There’s a note inside from a “Chinese prisoner.” Now what?

Tracing a mysterious message across the world to understand how what we buy is made. By Rossalyn A. Warren in Vox When Christel Wallace found a piece of paper folded up at the bottom of her purse in March 2017, … Continue reading

Posted in Business, China, trade

At This High-Tech Farm, the Boss Is an AI-Powered Algorithm

By Aki Ito in Bloomberg Each morning when she gets to work at Bowery Farming Inc., Katie Morich changes into a clean uniform, puts on a hairnet and cleans her hands with sanitizer. Then she consults a computer monitor displaying … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Business, Thought-Provoking Analysis