Dr. Wiglaf's Top 6 List

A lighter look at the best ideas.... for 2015

December 2015 Top 6

  “The board of Yahoo will discuss potentially selling off the beleaguered Internet company’s core business during a series of meetings this week,” – New York Times, Deal Book Was Google used to search for possible buyers? The fate of Yahoo’s business has nothing on the dismay in lost email accounts. Supposedly Tumblr wasn’t the […]


November 2015 Top 6

“…. if we were to build a car, what would we build? What would a dashboard be? And what would this be? What would seats be? How would you fuel it or power it?” – Tony Fadell, former Apple senior vice president If you built it, would they come? How to price such a thing? […]


October 2015 Top 6

“’I understand why some have concluded that Lehman’s failure was a choice,’ Mr. Bernanke writes. ‘In a way, it is a backhanded compliment: We had shown such resourcefulness to that point, it is hard to imagine that we could not have come up with some solution to Lehman.’” – The New York Times It is […]


“The economy is increasingly centered on information, technology and entertainment in one form or another.” – Andrew Ross Sorkin, Writer for Vanity Fair

September 2015 Top 6

We live in a society evolving alongside technological innovation. For every cause there is an effect, both in nature and in the economy. What we talk about we sometimes buy. If it weren’t for word of mouth, there’d be no word of profits. Put your money where your technology is. If it’s not viral, it’s […]


August 2015 Top 6

“Donald Trump has proven once again that he doesn’t have the temperament to hold our nation’s highest office. Attacking veterans, Hispanics and women demonstrates a serious lack of character and basic decency, and his comments distract from the serious issues facing our country,” Gov. Rick Perry, Republican presidential candidate. Stand together or stand alone. People […]


July 2015 Top 6

“You have to be the architect of the circumstances – that opportunity is something you manufacture, not something you wait for.”  Biz Stone, Twitter Creator and Jelly CEO. As the adage goes, “Carpe Diem.” There’s no time like the present. What can be done tomorrow should be done today. The future is yours to create. […]


June 2015 Top 6

“The dollar .DXY dropped more than half a percent against a basket of major currencies even after Obama denied a Bloomberg report, citing an unnamed French official, that he had called the strong dollar “a problem” in conversation at the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Germany.” Reuters What happens in someone else’s backyard, sometimes becomes your […]


May 2015 Top 6

“China cut interest rates for the third time in six months on Sunday, and analysts predicted policymakers would relax reserve requirements and cut rates again in the coming months.” Reuters Incentive breeds change. Barriers sometime come in the form of profit for one group. Too much regulation can cause dissent. Growth can derive from ease […]


April 2015 Top 6

“Will the political system that my colleagues and I developed work more or less unchanged for another generation? I doubt it.”  Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore Prime Minster (1923-2015) Disruption is an assumption. The slowest pace of change you will face for the rest of your life was yesterday. However good your solution is, it can […]


March 2015 Top 6

“Congratulations to Hifikepuny Pohamba, Namibia President (2005-2015) for winning the 2014 Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. Only the fourth person in history to earn this extremely high honor established in 2007 by African, Muslim, and businessman Mo Ibrahim. You have done the human race well President Pohamba.“ How to Earn Leadership Take […]