Business Cycles Explained: Real Business Cycle Theory

Economists call it real business cycle theory, but maybe that’s a funny name for lay people. What it really means is that business cycles are often caused by negative shocks to technology. Let’s make that more concrete. Let’s say you’re back in the year 20,000 BC and there’s a bad harvest. A lot of people starve; a lot […]

Growth Mindset

– Here are two seeds. Both planted on the same day, in the same soil, in the same garden bed. One is very curious, full of life and ready to grow as tall as it can. The other is filled with fear. “What if the sun is too strong and burns my leaves once I grow?”, it thinks. […]

PS. In Theory: Economic Growth

Economic growth is a central concern for all societies. On one hand, unbridled growth poses serious environmental risks. On the other hand, rising incomes are a foundation of social and political stability. According to Harvard University economist Benjamin Friedman, rising incomes foster democratic institutions, public trust, and tolerance for minority groups, while stagnant or falling incomes tend to […]

MatPat: The Business Side of Gaming (ft. The Game Theorists)

[MUSIC] I’m Matthew Patrick, otherwise known as MattPat. I am the personality behind Game Theory, the game theorist, Film Theorist and GT Live. Hey! I’m MattPat from the Game Theorist and the Film Theorist and welcome to my home and to where the magic happens. Here, come on. I’ll show you around. [MUSIC] [BEEPS] [MUSIC] So it started, […]

How to change Basic English into Business English

Hi. My name is Rebecca from Today, you’re going to learn how to speak more professionally in business situations. Now, at times, it’s all right to use informal language. It’s acceptable in everyday situations. But there are times when you’ll want to create a more powerful impression. And at that time, you’ll want to be able to […]

Creating a Business That Works Around You | 418 Creative Marketing Growth Story

ActionCOACH has allowed me to have a better understanding of business and where 418 is going my name’s Russ Keytes I’m one of the directors at 418 we are a creative marketing agency we started in 2001 both myself and business partner Doug Norman we were kind of plodding on and we were doing well we’ve done ok […]

Excel Tutorial: What is Business Intelligence and an OLAP Cube? |

In this lesson, you’re going to understand the concepts of OLAP, MDX and business intelligence. But before we move on to OLAP, let’s look at some of the problems that OLAP was invented to solve. Dr E.F. Codd, an IBM scientist, invented the relational database in the early ’70s. In 1979 Oracle released their first commercial relational database […]

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