Tag Archives: Jonathan Steffen essay

Appropriate Eating: The Mediterranean Diet in Homer’s Odyssey

“There is no boon in life more sweet, I say, than when a summer joy holds all the realm, and banqueters sit listening to a harper in a great hall, by rows of tables heaped with bread and roast meat, … Read the full article

The Lilljeqvist Formula: A Victorian recipe for modern entrepreneurship

With the fashion for Neo-Victorianism showing no signs of abating (Sweeney Todd, Sherlock Holmes, steampunk), it’s interesting to consider what today’s entrepreneurs might learn from our 19th-century forbears. The story of the Swedish entrepreneur Rudolf Lilljeqvist reads like a case … Read the full article

Stick or Twist? Or: What Has the Company Ever Taught Us?

We live in interesting times. The world’s population recently passed the seven billion mark, and is projected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050.  Nearly 870 million people, or one in eight, are chronically undernourished.  One in four of the world’s … Read the full article