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Millennials and the Myth of the ‘Experience Economy’

If you haven’t heard that millennials value experiences over things, you haven’t been paying attention. That popular meme has appeared everywhere, including the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, and just about every other business news publication. It’s also supposedly behind the demise of Aeropostale, Macy’s and other retail outlets. The only[…] Read On

How America Can Pay Down the National Debt and Turn a Profit

When I joined Texas Instruments in 1980 the company had its hands in everything. It was the world’s biggest semiconductor company. It employed the largest private navy on Earth for oil exploration. It made everything from guided missiles and minicomputers to calculators and digital watches. Eventually, TI’s leaders came to[…] Read On