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David Byrne, David Lowery, Creative Content and Money

I can’t remember when I first read David Lowery’s impassioned polemic directed at an NPR intern all the companies who profit from the exploitation of musicians and other creative artists, but I decided to revisit it after reading David Byrne’s … Continue reading

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Space is Money

Everyone says, “Time is money.” But isn’t it more true that space is money? I can’t increase the amount of time I have. In fact, I can’t possess time in any real sense because, in a very real sense, time … Continue reading

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Real Money

I remember listening to a presentation at a business meeting and the speaker talking about the gross revenues of some client or other and our comptroller turning to me and saying, “A billion here, a billion there. Pretty soon you’re … Continue reading

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What Is the Goal of Business?

The primary goal of any business, is to stay in business. You need to bring in more money than you spend in order to stay in business (though, strictly speaking, you can stay in business by bringing in exactly as … Continue reading

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Do It Now

Speaking with my friend, Rando Calrissian, about a woman who used to work for him, quoth he, “One great thing about her was, if she had something to do, she always did it right away.” I often think of Rando, … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Money

Better a debtor than pay with a coin that does not bear our image! – Friedrich Nietzsche I’ve never been motivated by money. Well, that’s not entirely true. I have been motivated by money to the extent that having money, … Continue reading

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