Aldous Huxley was fascinated with elites. In his novel Brave New World (1931) he creates a society of Alphas ruling over Betas, Deltas, Gammas and Epsilons in a caste system state order. The rules of society are simple.
The weakness with analyst research is that they are focused on estimating as accurately as possible what the next season's growth will be, to the exclusion of whether the company will be around or not. These are two different types of analyses.
In the past decade, the idea of cars driving themselves has quickly gone from sci-fi dream to impending reality.
To get more people driving EVs, we need to make them more well-known, affordable, and accessible.
Robots taking human jobs means that those humans can spend their time doing higher-valued work that will drive even more progress, which is especially good news for less-desirable professions like long-haul trucking, which is actually facing a worsening shortage of workers.
To create an innovative culture and climate, managers need to make sure that all employees know that innovation is a job requirement. It should be woven into the fabric of the business and given a prominent place in job descriptions, procedures and performance evaluations.
From my perspective as a business professor, taxpayer and entrepreneur this seems to be an amazing record. So, why does Mr. Musk face a constant stream of vitriol over his relationship with the government?
The Apple car is coming. And by its code name, it is clear that Apple is aware of and prepared for an epic battle. It won't be easy, but if there is a company on earth that has skills, processes, and capital to disrupt the calcified juggernaut that is the auto industry, it is Apple.
As a proud born-and-bred Parisian, as an enthusiastic traveller, as someone who's been living abroad, I must confess that each time I go back home I'm shocked by some archaic features of the City of Lights.
It is estimated that 80 to 85 percent of the energy consumed in the U.S. is from fossil fuels. One of the main reasons given for continuing to use this energy source is that it is much less expensive than alternatives. The true cost, however, depends on what you include in the calculation, and there are so many costs not figured in the bills we pay for energy.
This week Gov. Dannel Malloy of Connecticut wisely announced a new electric car rebate program that gives a more immediate discount than any other state has provided to date; you get the rebate right at the dealership, whether you're leasing or buying the car. In the car-selling world, they call that "cash on the hood of the car."
Today, the Elon Musk biography by Ashlee Vance is finally available. It will "likely serve as the definitive account" of the most successful entrepreneur in the world, writes Jon Gertner in the New York Times.
With the price of a gallon of regular gasoline at a five-year low, consumers thinking about going electric face a difficult financial choice.
Just over a decade ago, the state of California faced serious concerns about whether its utilities could generate and/or buy enough power to assure that the world's seventh-largest economy could keep the lights on.
This workplace gender policing is hurting everyone -- men, women, children and the businesses themselves. Across the country, men are joining with women to rise up against the backward policies, laws and stigmas that are damaging us and preventing us from achieving gender equality.
Imagine if someone asked "would you invest in this company?" Your answer is going to be similar. With a few additions.