The Economics for Business Podcast

A podcast based on the winning principle that entrepreneurs need only know the laws of economics plus the minds of customers. After that, apply your imagination.

E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #158 Featuring Mark Romera

158. Mark Romera’s Globally Orchestrated Entrepreneurial Design Journey

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Entrepreneurship-as-design is brought to life in a wonderful conversation with Mark Romera, who conceived, designed and brought to market a values-driven vision of kids having fun playing in their backyards, via an impeccably crafted brand named Spimbey.
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157. Luca Dellanna on the Power of Adaptation: Managing Complexity Every Day

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The terminology of complex adaptive systems sounds academic and abstruse, but the subject is not: it’s about the real-life, in-your-face problems and challenges that face a business every day.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #156 Featuring Yousif Almoaayyed

156. Yousif Almoayyed: How Austrian Economics Helps Me Make Best Use of All My Business Knowledge

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Business success is a function of knowledge — the right knowledge at the right time applied in the right way. But knowledge is always scarce and incomplete and sometimes wrong.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #155 Featuring Bart Vanderhaegen

155. Bart Vanderhaegen on Flow: Transcending Organizational Barriers to Progress

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Organizational structure is often a barrier to flow. Bart Vanderhaegen tells Economics For Business how to transcend the barrier.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #154 Featuring Henrik Berglund

154. Henrik Berglund: Entrepreneurship As Design

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For entrepreneurs, design is not just lines and shapes and colors and decoration, and it’s not just the look and functioning of a website or a building or another object. It’s a process of advancing from an idea or concept to marketplace realization as a customer-desired new service PR product. In fact, according to Professor Henrik Berglund, entrepreneurship is design.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #153 Featuring Brett Lindell

153. Brett Lindell: Designing and Assembling a Breakthrough Business in Construction

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We talk to Brett Lindell, CEO of Pantheon Holdings (which includes Aegis Exteriors and Fortress Roofing) about his Design & Assembly approach that has helped him build a fast-growing business from scratch in the crowded, competitive, and demanding field of regional house construction.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #152 Featuring Derek and Laura Cabrera

152. Laura and Derek Cabrera: Building An Entrepreneurial Business Culture With Systems Thinking

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Why do entrepreneurs start businesses in the first place? They have a vision for the future and seek to work with other people to bring it about.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #151 Featuring Mark Packard

151. Mark Packard On Entrepreneurial Imagination: You Can’t Do Business Without It

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agination is the first stage of any value generation journey — starting a development project, enhancing the customer experience, embarking on innovation, or building a business for the next year or the next decade. Imagination might sound like a fuzzy concept, but it’s a robust business tool, the engine of the entrepreneurial design process.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #150 Featuring Hunter Hastings

150. Six Powerful Business Insights From Austrian Economics

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We invite you to listen to the special year-end podcast, and to sample each of those we’ve highlighted here, review the Key Takeaways we provide as a summary for each one, and download the free tools that accompany each podcast.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #149 Featuring Victor Chor

149: Victor Chor: The Journey From Flipping to Global High-Tech Brand Building

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Entrepreneurship is fulfilling and exciting and inspiring. It’s fun. It’s learning. It’s a sense of achievement. It’s a journey.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #148 Featuring Diana Jones

148. Diana Jones: The New Management Model — Guarding Group Relationships

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Human action lies at the core of the application of Austrian economics to business: how do people act and how can we develop the best understanding of why they act that way.
E4B Podcast Cover for Episode #147 Featuring Mohammad Keyhani

147. Mohammad Keyhani: Strategic Entrepreneurship — The Smart Practice of Combining Business Theories for Marketplace Success

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Strategic management theories and entrepreneurship theories have diverged in academia. One perspective can’t recognize the other. Yet the most promising and successful new business approaches demonstrate an agile combination of both sets of theories. Professor Mohammad Keyhani joins Economics For Business to explain this phenomenon and help us point the way to the future of strategic entrepreneurship.