Author: Vinny Tafuro

TEDxAkron: #UpgradeEconomics

#UpgradeEconomics with #SocialCapital Metrics Social trust driven by our capacity for love and empathy have allowed humans to build civilizations and question everything about our existence and place in the universe. In the last three centuries, however, the pace of change has outpaced our understanding of the cultural operating system today described as economics. Where …

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TEDxAkron to Include Economist Vinny Tafuro

Tampa Bay based economist and author Vinny Tafuro has been invited to speak at TEDxAkron on April 21, 2018 at the Goodyear Theater in Akron’s dynamic East End. Author of Corporate Empathy and Unlocking the Labor Cage, Tafuro is a pioneering advocate for the twenty-first century economy disrupting society’s most rigid institutions and beliefs. His …

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Tide Talks Screening and European Economic Summits

As an economist and author October 2017 is a month full of amazing opportunity for introducing the Unlocking the Labor Cage community to a wider global audiance. Evening Tide Talks Screening On Thursday evening, October 12, 2017 join friends and family at FIVE Labs in Tampa’s Westshore District for the FREE world premiere screening of Evening Tide Talks with …

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Why pulling out of Paris Agreement will not change U.S. course on climate change

Human influenced climate change is real my friends. Regardless of Presidential policy. While U.S. government action on climate change oscillates based on party control, the marketplace has increasingly ruled in favor of science. Over the past decade more and more companies have pledged to fight climate change. The U.S. government’s withdrawal from the Paris climate …

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Unlocking the Labor Cage: Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

For as long as the technics of society change, no existing division of wealth is immune from attack. — Robert Heilbroner Unlocking the Labor Cage is the first step to reconfiguring capitalism for the twenty-first century. Contemporary economic theory restricts capitalism to three methods of currency circulation. The first and primary being the voluntary exchange …

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Earfare: Robert Rodriguez on Living a Creative Life via Tim Ferriss

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez (@Rodriguez) lives a “creative life” and says, “I’m the most fulfilled, happiest, most productive, when I’m creative. and that’s when I’m at my best.” At 23 years old, Rodriguez’s $7,000 film El Mariachi was purchased by Columbia Pictures, catapulting him onto the Hollywood scene. Tim Ferriss (@tferriss) describes Rodriguez as “jack of all trades, master of …

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