Negotiations — Dual Concern Model

The Dual Concern Model assumes that parties’ preferred method of handling conflict is based on two underlying dimensions: assertiveness and empathy. The assertiveness dimension focuses on the degree to which one is concerned with satisfying one’s own needs and interests. The dual concern model is summarized here. About Project Graph: At Wharton we’re taught that everything can be gr... Read More

Licensing Cash Flow

This is a graph based on aggregate data derived from “How To License Technology“. I was reading this book in prep to license a “garage project” of mine called Lapview. Below the graph is a picture of me presenting Lapview at a conference in Calgary. About Project Graph: At Wharton we’re taught that everything can be graphed. This is my attempt to graph my goings-on. ... Read More

BMW M3 Power Curve

With the V8 engine (420 horsepower @ 8400 rpm), this M-series coupe produces as much power as a standard BMW (230 horsepower) at half the maximum RPM. The M3 is also more powerful than the Porsche Cayman S (320 hp), although the M3 is 1000 pounds heavier. The BMW M3 can to 0-60mph in 4.1 seconds, which is fast, but it’s not the biggest, fastest or strongest. For example, a Boeing 747 has 87... Read More