Mark Thoma (October 2008)
We interviewed Professor Mark Thoma early in 2007 for the special Economic Contingency Planning issue. In this latest interview we ask how recent economic turmoil alters his view of "the Great Moderation."
Mark's blog: Economist's View
Mark Sanborn (September 2008)
The author of The Encore Effect talks about steps any person can take to create memorable "performances," even while doing humdrum work.
Mark's book: The Encore Effect   Mark's website: Sanborn & Associates, Inc.
Don Boudreaux (August 2008)
Does America compete with other countries? Don Boudreaux, chairman of the economics department at George Mason, offers a surprising answer, along with some thoughts on the politics of foreign trade.
Don's blog: Cafe Hayek   Don's new book: Globalization
Lynn Giuliani (July 2008)
In a weak economy, sales representatives get discouraged. Lynn Giuliani, a sales trainer serving banks and other service businesses, offers tips on keeping your sales people energized and productive in a down market.
Lynn's website: Progressions, Inc.
Dale Collie (May 2008)
The weak economy is causing stress for many workers. Dale Collie, a former Army ranger and corporate executive talks about how to deal with stress, including lessons from both his business experience and Vietnam service.
Dale's website: Courage Builders
Jim Hamilton (February 2008)
Oil prices: what's a good economic framework for looking at recent gyrations? Jim Hamilton is an economist who's an expert in macroeconomics, quantitative economics, and oil--who brings these talents together to talk about the future of energy.
Jim's website: Econbrowser
Marsha Egan (October 2007)
Marsha says that many of your employees are losing productivity through poor email habits--and maybe you are, too. She has some ideas for improving productivity throughout your organization. Marsha's web site: Egan Email Solutions
Mark Sanborn (August 2007)
On his new book, You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader. Mark is a best-selling author and renowned leadership expert who talks about pushing leadership behavior down in an organization. Mark's web site: www.MarkSanborn.com
Mark Thoma (Special Issue 2007)
On The Great Moderation: will recessions be coming more often or less often, and with greater severity or less? Mark is professor of economics at the University of Oregon. Mark’s blog: Economist's View