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Todd G. Buchholz is CEO of Sproglit, LLC, an educational start-up based around his invention, The Math Arrow. Todd has served as a White House director of economic policy, managing director of the legendary Tiger hedge fund, and is a frequent contributor to The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR and major television networks. His books, including New Ideas from Dead Economists, New Ideas from Dead CEOs, among others, have been translated into a dozen languages. Harvard University awarded Todd the Allyn Young Teaching Award. He is a coproducer of the Broadway smash Jersey Boys and lives in Solana Beach, California with his wife and three children.

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How Queen Victoria Spared You the Agony

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 12:14 PM

Whenever someone tells you that the modern economy makes people miserable and that people felt just as happy generations ago, ask the following question: "Would you like open-heart surgery without anesthesia?"

Today "sedation dentists" advertise on radio programs, offering to lull anxious patients to sleep for mere tooth cleanings....

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A Jersey Boy's Guide to Cash and Culture

(5) Comments | Posted June 19, 2014 | 2:31 PM

"How did you know that Jersey Boys would be a smash on Broadway?" Of course, I didn't know, but that's the question I hear when people find out that I was among the co-producers. Clint Eastwood, a legend among film buffs, jazz aficionados, and cowboys, is ready to unveil his...

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Our Schools Don't Add Up

(6) Comments | Posted July 10, 2013 | 1:24 PM

If your child is entering the job market and can't do double-digit division, he's competing against the last peasant in Mongolia who yoked a yak to a plow. If he can't do single-digit division, he's competing against the yak. Young people in the U.S. once wielded a tremendous advantage in...

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All Shook Up: 11 Cheers for Stress

(29) Comments | Posted July 27, 2012 | 3:35 PM

In 2004 leaders in Monza, Italy decided that goldfish were living in too frantic a world. Those poor fish swimming in round bowls keep rushing past each other.

"A fish kept in a bowl has a distorted view of reality...and suffers because of this," said a high official. So...

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