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October 30, 2015

The False Semblance of Business (and its gift to entrepreneurs)

Earlier this month, I gave a lecture on critical thinking to an association of Hungarian economists in Targu Mures. At the end of the conversation, I […]
September 9, 2015
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Moby-Dick? Sure. Look In Our Fishing Section

In business and in life, it’s the small things we take for granted that generally cause our mistakes. After all, you might wonder, what’s so hard […]
July 18, 2015
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Not-So-Small Small Change

The young woman looked at me like I was crazy. I had just handed her 21 lei to pay for groceries that cost 20.91 lei. She […]
May 11, 2015
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To do, or not to do. That is the list.

I love a good list. A list of rules, a list of crimes, a list for shopping, a list of favorite books, a list of favorite […]
April 28, 2015
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Don’t Blame Me. I’m Only The Boss.

(Abbreviated version originally published in the April issue of Cariere magazine.) I have been working since I was 14 years old. I have had jobs in […]
September 15, 2014

Welcome to Lugera. Ahead to Passport Control.

(Originally published in the Summer issue of Esquire magazine.) It’s not often that a business displays wisdom sufficiently profound that it actually provides an example of […]
July 13, 2014

Confessions of a Former Current Ex-Banker

(Originally published in the Spring issue of Esquire magazine.) I am a banker. No, hold it. I mean, I was a banker.  Or rather, I worked […]
April 18, 2014

Oh Yeah? Standardize This!

In case you missed it last week, the European Commission announced it wants to make it easier for companies with single shareholders (meaning small and medium-sized […]