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Business That's Good

Business can be good—not just effective, but transformational—changing lives, causing human flourishing and manifesting God's Kingdom. Here I offer my experience as a Christian entrepreneur with the hope that you too will launch and enjoy a business that's good.

Link: Has America Outsourced Too Much?

Has America outsourced too much?

Take a few minutes to listen to this podcast over on the Harvard Business Review website. In it Gary Pisano, Harvard Business School professor and coauthor of Producing Prosperity: Why America Needs a Manufacturing Renaissance, makes the argument that America is hurting its long-term ability to innovate by sending its manufacturing overseas.

Gary makes a compelling argument and avoids a politically partisan approach in the process.

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Video: The Last Advertising Agency On Earth

Here's a clever promo for a (past) digital conference. I love the idea of the sudden extinction of the ad agency. There's a bit of truth to the piece, in my opinion. It's all too easy for agencies to rely on the formulas that have worked for them for decades and sadly many do just that. Times have changed. Enjoy.

The Last Advertising Agency On Earth from FITC on Vimeo.


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Quartz: A New Digitally-Native News Outlet

the newly-launched Quartz magazine

Atlantic Media, the publisher of The Atlantic, has rolled out a new business magazine called Quartz. It's noteworthy because it has been built from the ground up to be digital, meaning it's built for mobile devices and tablets with a version for computers, too. From their site: Read more about Quartz: A New Digitally-Native News Outlet

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