Teaching is learning. And vice-versa

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Passion. Clarity. Challenge. Critical thinking. These are the core elements of successful learning. And teaching. They are, after all, two sides of the same coin – and, inevitably – two sides of the same individual. 30 years’ worth of real world experience. Ten years’ teaching economics and transportation in academic, corporate, and on‐line classrooms settings. […]

Not Your Average Joe

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Economist. Executive. Educator. Not Your Average Joe.

Leadership is nuanced. Really

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Chainsaw Al, Queen of Mean, smartest guys in the room, barbarians at the gate — business leaders with nicknames memorable for the wrong reasons. Is there really any question that true leadership is earned, not stage-managed? Any doubt that it is NOT achieved at the expense of clients or the people one leads? When hard […]

Economics is the dismal science – NOT.

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Class 1 railroad management. Major metropolitan transportation infrastructure projects. Multi-modal analysis. Public/private partnerships. Supply chain. And another couple of dozen terms that would make this site show up better in Google searches but which I won’t waste your time wading through. Besides, almost all of my business comes from referrals. I make sense of transportation, […]