This is the time of the year for making predictions. While I don’t believe that anyone has a crystal ball, I do believe in patterns. These predictions are based on my understanding of economic and historical patterns, or cycles, that are based on hundreds, if not thousands, of years of research data. In 2015, I […]
praxis - theory | action | impact
Mark is a contributor, co-founder, and Chief Evangelist of Impact Capitalist. Mark believes strongly in the virtues of free market capitalism and its incredible potential to make a meaningful difference in the lives of people.
Praxis is a word that literally means “doing;” but there is so much more to the word. It is the process by which a theory, lesson, or skill is enacted, embodied, or realized. This blog, Praxis, will discuss the theory and action of capitalists, capitalism, entrepreneurship, economics, and some other things and how to make an impact – a meaningful difference – in your life, your business, and in the lives of the people around you.
“Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. Keep putting into practice all that you learned.” — St. Paul (Philippians 4.8-9) My senior year of college, I took a history class at 3 pm on Mondays, […]
“When a person acts in his own interest, he frequently promotes (the interest) of society more effectually than when he really intends to promote it.” – Adam Smith (A typical Haitian street market) Capital flows to where the expected return is the greatest. I knew this academically as a teacher/professor and I knew this practically as […]