Rich Weissman

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Is the Gig Economy Working?

Many liberals have embraced the sharing economy. But can they survive it?<p>Not long ago, I moved apartments, and beneath the weight of work and lethargy a number of small, nagging tasks remained undone. Some art work had to be hung from wall moldings, using wire. In the bedroom, a round mirror needed …

The 7 Skills Every Millennial Leader Needs to Succeed

The best leaders have skills that help them better manage their teams. You can too.<p>While leading is a skill that can be developed and improved, the best leaders have skills that help them better manage their teams.<p>A group of more than 330,000 bosses, peers, and employees were asked to rank the top …


When It Comes To Business, Sometimes Nice Guys Do Finish Last

When I first started my company, BodeTree, I swore to myself that I would be a kinder, gentler sort of leader. <br>My goal was to always resort to reason, rather than force when dealing with employees, partners, and customers. I consistently tried to be nice in the hope that people would respond in …

Wharton School

This Book Argues that Economics 101 Might be the Root of All (or Most) Evil

Can the world really be accurately explained by a basics economics course?<p>In the end, everything comes down to supply and demand, right? That's why the minimum wage shouldn't be increased, or even exist at all. That's why the solution to America's ongoing healthcare calamity is not more insurance, …

Income Inequality