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Podcast EP. 30 – Invent, Reinvent, Thrive with Lloyd Shefsky – 09/15/14
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who said that successful entrepreneurs don’t ignore the naysayers but investigate their claims.


Invent, Reinvent, Thrive – 09/14/14
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky, who said that people don’t have to change their whole skill set to reinvent themselves.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Why not everyone is happy with the Advocate-NorthShore engagement – 09/12/14

Quotes Professor Joel Shalowitz, who said, “I would be surprised if in three years Advocate did not start its own insurance plan.

The Entrepreneurs Library

TEL 046: Invent Reinvent Thrive with Lloyd Shefsky – 09/12/14

Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about his book, Invent Reinvent Thrive. “It carries the concept of needing to invent and reinvent through various stages but it also uses real stories,” Shefsky said.


Interview with Professor Joel Shalowitz about the merger between Advocate Health and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

The Wall Street Journal

Loan Forgiveness Isn’t the Best Use of Government Resources, Paper Says – 09/11/14

Article reports on a paper by Professor Janice Eberly that found that funding mortgage debt reduction for underwater homeowners is a less efficient use of government resources than other types of mortgage relief, including refinancing. Also covered by Financial Times.


NFL’s Goodell in 'Hot Water' Over Handling of Ray Rice – 09/10/14
Quotes Professor Keith Murnighan, who said, “This is a long-term, incredibly sensitive dilemma they have to deal with and they have not dealt with it well.”


When Does Retail Therapy Work? – 09/10/14
Article reports on research by Professor Derek Rucker that found that when a person makes an expensive purchase after a shortcoming, the item will make the person focus on his shortcoming and do worse next time than if he hadn’t made the purchase.

Bloomberg BNA

Kentucky, Maryland Point to Benefits of State-Operated Health Marketplaces – 09/08/14
Article reports on the State-Based Health Insurance Exchanges forum sponsored by Kellogg. Quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who said, “We know that in states that did both the Medicaid expansion and exchanges, we saw the biggest declines in the rates of the uninsured.”

MIT News

Should scientists handle retractions differently? – 09/05/14
Article reports on an MIT study about the fallout for scientists whose fields suffer high-profile retractions. Quotes Professor Ben Jones, who said that the study “uses rigorous empirical methods to establish an important fact: Retractions matter for the ensuing progress of a field.”

Extreme Biz Dev with Bernie Brenner

Episode 26 – 09/04/14
Interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about how businesses should adapt through all stages of success.


It's Official: Networking Makes People Feel Sleazy – 09/04/14
Article cites research by Professor Maryam Kouchaki that found that “instrumental networking in pursuit of professional goals can impinge on an individual's moral purity.”


What's the Matter With Overthinking? – 09/04/14
Article reports on research by Professor Derek Rucker that found that thoughtful thinking was rewarded when there was a difficult decision to be made and penalized when there was an easy one.

Boston Globe

Full of ideas, Don Berwick looks for traction – 09/03/14
Quotes Professor Joel Shalowitz, who said that Berwick didn’t invent anything per se, but he highlighted the need for management techniques in the highly complex medical field.

The Wall Street Journal

Health Spending Grew 3.6% in 2013, Projections Show – 09/03/14
Quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who said that while the economy is showing signs of renewed strength, the hangover effect from the 2007-09 recession has likely continued to curb medical spending.


How to Succeed by Simplifying Everything – 09/02/14

Q&A with Professor Mohan Sawhney, who said, “The moment you spread yourself too thin, you invite competition from the flanks. If you want to broaden your revenues, narrow your markets.”

EY Family Business Blog

Family businesses letting go – 09/01/14
Article by Professor Lloyd Shefsky argues that a founder’s “control from the grave” can be positive, such as ensuring the staff will respect the incoming leader’s authority.

The New York Times

What Happens When Health Plans Compete – 09/01/14
Article cites research by Professor Leemore Dafny that found that if United Healthcare, the nation’s largest insurer, had participated in exchanges, premiums would have been 5.4 percent lower.

Wallet Hub

2014′s Best and Worst Cities for First-Time Home Buyers – 09/01/14
Quotes Lecturer Jacques Gordon, who said that first-time home buyers should consider financial stability of local government, quality of schools and stability of local population when choosing a neighborhood.