November 2006

Reinventing Capitalism – An Interview with Howard Bloom

In this 35 minute interview, Howard Bloom covers a wide spectrum of topics including: Enron executives not welcomed at country clubs, growth of Institutional record industry via Warner and CBS, what it means and why capitalism should be reinvented, the power of capitalism in that the miracle fabric of kings is now available to the poorest people on the planet, plus much more.

Wally Amos - the founder of Famous Amos Chocolate Cookies

Entrepreneurial Chocolate Chip Cookies

Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookie founder, Wally Amos, recounts the origins of how he got into the chocolate chip cookie business – note there is also commentary about the tragic intellectual property lesson when he sold his cookie business in that he could no longer use his name to promote new food products.

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Are Muppeteers Entrepreneurs – It Ain’t Easy to Be Green or Is It

A true story about how in 1981 a serious business school committee considered candidates for induction into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs debated the definition of who (e.g., what types of people qualify) as being defined as an entrepreneur – unfortunately in this case, they missed an opportunity to classify Jim Henson as one let alone honor him for his legendary edutainment entreprensurship.

Let’s Think with David Walley

David Walley, cultural historian and biographical author of “No Commercial Potential: The Saga of Frank Zappa” talks with Chuck Scott in this interview about a variety of topics including: what it takes to be a visionary, todays yuppies are 70s doopers, arrogant leaders who surround themselves with mediocre yes men, plus many other tibets about culture, politics, society and much more …