Fri, 24 July 2020
Subscription services have become a regular facet of modern business. Robbie Kellman Baxter shares her expertise with Jason Hartman. Robbie discusses details of when a company should apply subscriptions, how a business model changes, and why the sale doesn’t end when a client subscribes. Over-complication is a sure way to detract potential clients. Keep it simple, and keep the client feeling valued with a model that is always up-to-date.
[2:30] Surprising subscription services from the unexpected business.
[4:30] The concept of having a subscription is that it’s a different way of the packaging value.
[9:00] How can a business optimize its services for a subscription-based model?
[11:00] Keep your customers by keeping your subscription simple.
[12:45] Reasons for a free trial: I don’t understand it, or it’s too good to be true.
[17:00] When is a membership model good for your business?
[24:00] What are the best retention models?
[26:00] Everyone talks about tracking churn?
Direct download: SoW_The_Membership_Economy_Robbie_Kellman_Baxter.mp3
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Fri, 17 July 2020
Dr. Richard D. Wolff, professor of economics and author of Understanding Marxism, joins Jason Hartman today, discussing the global economic meltdown. Wolff shares his interpretation of marxism and why he believes that is has been poorly applied. As well, Hartman and Wolff discuss capitalism in America, the perception and the reality.
Wolff and Hartman discuss the disproportionate pay between CEO and workers. The CEO to worker compensation ratio has changed dramatically. Wolff states that a cooperative/directorship might work using the example of The Mondragon Corporation.
[2:15] Was Karl Marx's ideas applied wrong?
[8:45] "A liberal and a marxist are not the same things."
[10:30] What is a Marxist?
[12:45] Capitalism didn't make the break from fatalism and slavery that it thought it did.
[16:45] Did any country have genuine pure marxism?
[20:30] "There's a reason that a very small number of people are capitalists (entrepreneur) and a very large number of people are workers" - Wolff
[20:45] How do we solve the issue of disproportionate pay between boss/worker, redistribution?
[24:00] How would a company run with a representative republic, cooperative, or directorship?
[25:10] Successful Co-op, The Mondragon Corporation.
[31:45] What is the Yellow Vests Movement?
Fri, 10 July 2020
Jason Hartman interviews best selling author Scott Turow. Jason and Scott discuss what changes to expect in the wake of coronavirus. They travel through a conversation of technology in legal settings and positive changes in the pharmaceutical industry. Will we see some constitutional changes?
Scott Turow is a best-selling author, widely known for One L. He has recently published The Last Trial, a legal thriller about a criminal defense lawyer and a lifelong friend accused of murder. Now available everywhere.
[2:45] Scott talks about The Last Trial, from where the characters came.
[4:30] Speaking of coronavirus, everyone has an agenda. How can we tell heads from tails?
[7:00] Can we design a better system, one in which the government takes over the testing of pharmaceuticals?
[13:45] The law has always put tremendous weight on who is holding the records.
[18:45] Do you think that supreme court justices should still be lifelong appointments?
[21:00] Has COVID-19 pushed the legal industry to use technology and stray away from primitive processes?
[26:45] What kind of constitutional challenges do you see coming from these changes?