Archives posted in: Top 6

Top 6 – March 2015

By Tim J. Smith, PhD March 16, 2015

“Congratulations to Hifikepuny Pohamba, Namibia President (2005-2015) for winning the 2014 Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. Only the fourth…


Top 6 – February 2015

By Tim J. Smith, PhD February 17, 2015

“Those who say that I am not Islamic enough should reread their Koran. Islam is about inclusion, tolerance, community.” Abdurrahman “Gus Dur”…


Top 6 – January 2015

By Tim J. Smith, PhD January 19, 2015

In the long run, markets equilibrate and entropy wins. But I don’t live in the long run. I live in the here…


Top 6 – December 2014

By Tim J. Smith, PhD December 22, 2014

Hats & Messy Hair. Wintertime in the northern hemisphere: Little kids don’t care about the hair, maybe we shouldn’t either. You can’t…


Top 6 – November 2014

By Tim J. Smith, PhD November 24, 2014

Team building and leadership have some roots in Machiavelli. If they are not following, you are not leading. At some point, team…


Top 6 – October 2014

By Tim J. Smith, PhD October 29, 2014

“Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it.” -Warren Buffett The…


Top 6 – September 2014

By Tim J. Smith, PhD September 28, 2014

I was asked at Riot Fest Chicago what I did and chose “Economics” as my answer for the moment. He continued: “Micro…


Top 6 – August 2014

By Tim J. Smith, PhD August 11, 2014

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” –Sun Tzu, The Art…


Top 6 – July 2014

By Tim J. Smith, PhD July 7, 2014

“Do not do what someone else could do as well as you. Do not say, do not write what someone else could…


Top 6 – June 2014

By Tim J. Smith, PhD June 9, 2014

Consistently profitable decision-making isn’t based on luck. It isn’t based on being or having the smartest person on your team, either. It’s…