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Martin Shkreli Adds Fraud Arrest to His Resume

Dec 17, 2015

Martin Shkreli Adds Fraud Arrest to His Resume

Both the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Business News announced the arrest today of Martin Shkreli, who was recently made famous for prescription drug price gouging. But what got him nailed today are charges of securities and wire fraud perpetrated against his former company Retrophin in an elaborate Ponzi scheme.

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When Genius Isn’t Enough: What the Character Evolution of Steve Jobs Teaches Us

Apr 27, 2015

When Genius Isn’t Enough: What the Character Evolution of Steve Jobs Teaches Us

Steve Jobs is a poignant example of what is possible when we make our character a priority, and the numbers don’t lie. His evolution from self-focused egomaniac into a highly skilled leader and person of character made Apple the most valuable company on Earth.

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How We Can Shift the Corporate Mindset and Thrive

Apr 9, 2015

How We Can Shift the Corporate Mindset and Thrive

Fred Kiel discusses how we can shift the corporate mindset and thrive.

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ROC Is for Leaders—at Any Level

Apr 7, 2015

ROC Is for Leaders—at Any Level

The implications of our findings extend well beyond the executive suite and into every aspect of business operation and performance, and beyond.

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Don’t Bet on Workers’ Selfishness

Mar 17, 2015

Don’t Bet on Workers’ Selfishness

The model of “economic man” is not only passé but also counterproductive By Fred Kiel In spite of the recent past turmoil in the world’s capital markets, I’m a big fan of capitalism.

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Bet the Jockey, Not the Horse: What ROA Is and Why It’s Important

Jan 29, 2015

Bet the Jockey, Not the Horse: What ROA Is and Why It’s Important

The effectiveness of a given management team can be tough to measure.

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