March 27, 2014

Featured Author: Patrick Tucker with The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move?

Patrick Tucker is the deputy editor of The Futurist magazine, as well as director of communications for the World Future Society. His writing has appeared in The Sun (U.K.), Slate, MIT Technology Review, BBC Magazine, The Wilson Quarterly, John Hopkins Magazine, Encyclopedia Britannica online and The Utne Reader, as well as various other outlets. He’s a frequent contributor to television shows and radio broadcasts and has appeared on CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood, BBC World Service, Voice of America, as well […]
March 25, 2014

Featured Author: David Burkus with The Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies and People Generate Great Ideas

David Burkus is assistant professor of management at the College of Business at Oral Roberts University, where he teaches courses on creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, and organizational behavior. He is the founder and editor of LDRLB, an online publication that shares insights from research on leadership, innovation, and strategy. His work has been featured in Forbes, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, PsychologyToday, Fast Company and the Harvard Business Review. About The Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies and People Generate Great […]
March 5, 2014

Featured Author: Aneesh Chopra with Innovative State: How New Technologies Can Transform Government

Aneesh Chopra was the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States government. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. About Innovative State: How New Technologies Can Transform Government Over the last twenty years, our economy and our society, from how we shop and pay our bills to how we communicate, have been completely revolutionized by technology. As Aneesh Chopra shows in Innovative State, once it became clear how much this would change […]
February 26, 2014

Featured Authors: Charles W. Calomiris and Stephen H. Haber with Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit

  Charles W. Calomiris is the Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions at Columbia Business School and a professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. His many books include U.S. Bank Deregulation in Historical Perspective.     Stephen H. Haber is the A. A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. His many books include The Politics of […]
February 24, 2014

Featured Author: Phil Klay with Redeployment

Phil Klay is a graduate of Dartmouth College and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He served in Iraq’s Anbar Province from January 2007 to February 2008 as a Public Affairs Officer. After being discharged he went to Hunter College and received an MFA. His story “Redeployment” was originally published in Granta and is included in Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, the […]
February 24, 2014

Featured Author: Frank J. Pietrucha with Supercommunicator: Explaining the Complicated So Anyone Can Understand

Frank J. Pietrucha, author, speaker and consultant, understands the importance of communicating the complicated.  He’s helped clients explain their hard-to-grasp ideas… turning concepts that baffle into comprehensible ideas bosses, regulators and investors embrace. He works with engineers, scientists, economists, lawyers and other smart people helping them mold their ideas into something non-specialists can comprehend. He’s been “translating” on behalf of the technology elite for over 20 years. Pietrucha realized his talent for making complex topics easier to understand when organizing […]
February 21, 2014

Featured Author: Eswar Prasad with The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance

Eswar Prasad is the Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the New Century Chair in International Economics, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was previously chief of the Financial Studies Division in the International Monetary Fund’s Research Department and, before that, was the head of the IMF’s China Division. Prasad has testified before various U.S. Congressional committees, including […]