Written by Tammy Maloney Originally published March 8, 2011 Capitalists, Entrepreneurs, CEOs, Bankers, Shareholders, Economists – they like to talk about freedom and individual liberty and think it can be found in the free market. Libertarians, Conservatives, Liberals, The United States Declaration of Independence, Republicans, Democrats, Politicians – they like to talk about freedom … More IS THIS FREEDOM? It sure doesn’t feel like it to me.
“NO, NOT RICH. I AM A POOR MAN WITH MONEY, WHICH IS NOT THE SAME THING.” ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez One of the most enlightening moments during my MBA was when I put together a panel discussion for the 5th Annual IESE Doing Good and Doing Well conference. The name of the panel was “Investment in Africa: … More Our Move from Consumption to Community
One of the root causes of poverty is our education system’s inability to accommodate the differing learning styles and needs of our instant gratification generation. Rote teaching methods do not inspire, capture the imagination or hold the attention of students today and high school drop out rates are a concern. To link this to poverty, … More Our Instant Gratification Generation