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The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business By Erin Meyer chats with Dr. Alvin

Erin Meyer Click Here To Listen Whether you work in a home office or abroad, business success in our ever more globalized and virtual world requires the skills to navigate through cultural differences and decode cultures foreign to your own. Renowned expert Erin Meyer is your guide through this subtle, sometimes treacherous terrain where people [...]

The Millionaire Master Plan: Your Personalized Path To Financial Success By Roger James Hamilton chats with Dr. Alvin

Roger James Hamilton Click Here To Listen The Millionaire Master Plan is a unique and fresh approach as to how individuals can not only get a sense of where they stand on the spectrum of personal wealth, but more importantly, how they can learn to ascend from their present state to a higher level.

Rogue Elephant: Harnessing The Power Of India’s Unruly Democracy By Simon Denyer chats with Dr. Alvin

Simon Denyer Click Here To Listen Five years ago, India was an emerging world power being courted by the world’s most powerful political and business leaders, an upbeat story of unparalleled economic growth. Since then, it has failed to account for the human capital at the heart of its effort to modernize: more than one [...]

Prosperity In The Age of Decline: How to Lead Your Business And Preserve Wealth Through The Coming Business Cycles By Alan Beaulieu chats with Dr. Alvin

Alan Beaulieu Click Here To Listen Alan Beaulieu is a principal and the President of ITR Economics™. Alan is also the senior economic advisor to a variety of U.S. and European trade associations. He is the keynote speaker at corporate and trade association meetings worldwide where he provides a clear economics forecasts and proven profit-enhancing [...]

The Risk-Driven Business Model: Four Questions That Will Define Your Company

Karan Girotra Click Here To Listen   Professors at the international graduate business school INSEAD, Girotra and Netessine identify two new types of risk created by an organization’s business model: information risk, which requires decision making without sufficient information; and incentive-alignment risk, which leads to actions that clash with the interests of a value chain. [...]

First Team Dad: Your Playbook For A Winning Family By J. Drew Pittman chats with Dr. Alvin

J Drew Pittman Click Here To Listen Competitive sports are filled with lessons about motivation, perseverance, hard work, and collaboration—and these lessons are surprisingly transferable to everyday life. Yet few men apply these principles to the most important arena they'll ever play in: the home. A man doesn't need to be a professional athlete to [...]

Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local – And Helped Save An American Town By Beth Macy chats with Dr. Alvin

Beth Macy Click Here To Listen   With over $500 million a year in sales, the Bassett Furniture Company was once the world's biggest wood furniture manufacturer. Run by the same powerful Virginia family for a century, it was also the center of life in Bassett, Virginia -- an unincorporated town that existed solely to [...]

Restaurant Success By The Numbers, Second Edition: A Money-Guy’s Guide To Opening the Next New Hot Spot By Rogers Fields chats with Dr. Alvin

Roger Fields Click Here To Listen Ninety percent of all restaurants fail, and those that succeed happened upon that mysterious X factor, right? Wrong! A man of many hats—money-guy, restaurant owner, and restaurant consultant—Roger Fields shows how a restaurant can survive its first year and keep diners coming back for years. Featuring real-life start-up stories [...]