July 30, 2021
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Defining The Metaverse Today

How would you define the metaverse? Is it one metaverse? Is it multiple metaverses? Is the term metaverse the term we should use? Is the metaverse here, or is it being created? So many questions arise when one is asked to define the term metaverse. Defining the term in 2021 is not a simple task.  Google the term metaverse and you’ll find se...
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Caitlyn Jenner Turned Her Back On Trans Kids To Get Republican Votes

Caitlyn Jenner, the Olympian turned reality show celebrity who announced her bid for California governor last month, declared her first policy position Saturday, and it is squarely in-line with her Republican base. The most famous transgender athlete in the world is opposed to transgender girls playing sports according to their gender identity. ...
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5 Lessons Of How An Entrepreneur Leveraged Marketing To Create A Large Biotech Company

In a prior article, I shared the story of Dr. Hengst, who grew up in Washington, Illinois, a population of roughly 16,000 people. From the rural countryside of Illinois, he went to a small, liberal arts college, Eureka College, and ultimately became a PhD. and multi-millionaire by co-founding, building, and selling a successful biotech firm. In...
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Amazon Ramps Up Its Logistics Integration, Threatening To Reshape The Future Of The Industry

Among other things, Amazon’s 2021 first quarter results confirm its long-standing strategy, which I first talked about early in 2018 and touched on again toward the middle of 2019: vertical integration as a logistics operator. The company revealed an 80% increase in its capital investments earmarked for logistics-related operations, both in its ...
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ExxonMobil’s Investor Magical Mystery Tour (Waiting To Take You Away!)

My Oxford colleague Professor Colin Mayer and I have written before about the campaign Engine No. 1, a new and small hedge fund, is waging against the oil and gas giant ExxonMobil. The purpose of their campaign is to place four directors on the board who can help the company create a business strategy that is both financially and environmentally su...
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Climate Leaders Are Aligning To Net-Zero: What Does This Commitment Mean?

Net-zero climate commitments are all the rage. Former Bank of England Governor Mark Carney recently led the launch of the Glasgow Finance Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ). The UN-convened Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) announced net-zero commitments from 43 global banks. At President Biden’s climate leaders’ summit, numerous countries were pressed a...