Category: Economics

Coming together to fight climate change

August 17, 2016 Off

A recent AP piece argues that climate change is the most polarizing current social issue because it stimulates our¬†intuitive tendencies toward collective action or individualism. The logic makes sense but that isn’t what happened in WWII. The country came together and galvanized its resources to fight a global threat. In The New Republic Bill McKibben…

By Eric Jensen

Musicians Are Natural Entrepreneurs

June 17, 2013 Off

Berklee Today, the journal for alumni of Berklee College of Music, recently gave me the opportunity to explore the relationship between musical training and the skills of entrepreneurs. I interviewed several Berklee alumni who have gone on to create groundbreaking music technology companies serving independent artists. Derek Sivers – founder of CD Baby Panos Panay…

By Eric Jensen

RCM: Creativity, problem solving, and skill building resources

January 11, 2013 Off

A list of creativity, problem-solving, skill-building and teaching/coaching resources. referenced in my recent seminar at The Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden: Steal Like an Artist – Austin Kleon The War of Art – Stephen Pressfield Made To Stick – Chip Heath and Dan Heath Switch – Chip Heath and Dan Heath The Talent…

By Eric Jensen