SignOn Radio #19 – Apr 23, 2008

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Gambling on your company’s future?

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Corporate America gets a “free lunch”

 
Segment 1: Neil and Barbara address the growing trend of prediction markets among American businesses and explain why employees are more successful than management when “betting” on which products or strategies a company should follow.

Segment 2: Pulitzer Prize winning author David Cay Johnston, shares insights from his recent book, Free Lunch—How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense and Stick You With the Bill, and points out how our government’s tax subsidies encourage corporate welfare. An Irish entrepreneur talks about how SDSU’s Venture Challenge business plan competition changed his life.