Hunter Hastings talks with Per Bylund about Opportunity Costs. Why is this important? Because, for entrepreneurs, all costs are opportunity costs; and opportunity costs are the only costs. Opportunity cost is the core of economics, and to develop an understanding of how to apply economic principles to real life, it’s the place we must start. Show […]
About Hunter Hastings
Hi, Hunter Hastings here - I'm an economist by education, a marketer in my professional track, a venture capitalist in my current business life, an Individualist in philosophy, and a passionate supporter of entrepreneurship in whatever form I can practice it, support it and advance it.
Check out my recent appearance with John O’Donnell on Power Trading Radio where we discuss my most recent book, the Economics for Entrepreneurs Podcast and more.
At Economics For Entrepreneurs, we believe that everyone can be an entrepreneur, should they choose to do so. It may take you some time to find exactly your best niche, and a few experiments may be in order. The right mindset, we propose, is to pursue your entrepreneurial goal with belief and commitment, while being sufficiently adaptive […]
What attributes do great entrepreneurs have? An entrepreneur plays the role of identifying a need, imagining a future where that need is met, and taking action to assemble the right resources to deliver a product or service which meets that need. The individual who thrives in this role exhibits some special character traits and personal […]
Today we talked with Peter Klein about empathy – a critical tool in the entrepreneur’s toolbox. It’s through empathy that entrepreneurs can get into the customer’s mind, understand and identify their needs and wants from their perspective and in their perception. This is the skill that enables the design of new products, new services, new […]
In our podcast episode, The Role Of The Entrepreneur, Peter Klein presents us with the idea of Entrepreneurial Empathy – the notion that entrepreneurs can get into the customer’s mind, understand and identify their needs and wants from their perspective and in their perception. The tool we’ve created is designed to give you a framework for conducting and analyzing in-depth […]