The Lessons Learned From Small Businesses

Eric Jacobson

You’ll read those dozens of stories captured by three information-hungry economist/b-school professor buddies who traveled Memphis, TN to Omaha, NE; Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, and so on. The business extracts the precious metals from junked catalytic converters -- going into our interview we expected a straightforward story about buying, processing and reselling. We never expected that data analysis would be the key to success for such a company.

How Small Businesses Inspire Big Businesses

Eric Jacobson

You’ll read those dozens of stories captured by three information-hungry economist/b-school professor buddies who traveled Memphis, TN to Omaha, NE; Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, and so on. The business extracts the precious metals from junked catalytic converters -- going into our interview we expected a straightforward story about buying, processing and reselling. We never expected that data analysis would be the key to success for such a company.

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6 Road Trips Reveal Critical Lessons For Business Success

Eric Jacobson

You’ll read those dozens of stories captured by three information-hungry economist/b-school professor buddies who traveled Memphis, TN to Omaha, NE; Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, and so on. The business extracts the precious metals from junked catalytic converters -- going into our interview we expected a straightforward story about buying, processing and reselling. We never expected that data analysis would be the key to success for such a company.

Bryant Terry: Eco-chef, Food Justice Activist, Author of Vegan Soul Kitchen

Have Fun - Do Good

You can listen to the interview on the Big Vision Podcast : Or read the edited transcript below. I grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and both sets of my grandparents came from rural Mississippi. I was really moved by their analysis that looked at the intersection between poverty, institutional racism, and malnutrition, or food insecurity. "I think, in the organizing, and in the activism what gets lost so often is what we're working for.