Author: Nick Purchase

Amazon, Walmart and…Ancient Greece?

What can a historian from 400 B.C.E. tell us about cutting-edge corporate strategy in 2019? There will be war. Thucydides was an ancient Greek general now known for his book History of the Peloponnesian War, a meticulous chronicle of the epic clash between Athens and Sparta in the late fifth century B.C.E. Thucydides noticed that… Read more »

The Future of the Office – Maybe

Fruit water, micro-roasted coffee, and kegs of craft beer will soon be commonplace in every U.S. office. Or so it would seem, based on shared office space company WeWork’s meteoric rise to prominence. The company rents real estate in major cities, converting large buildings into office spaces that can be rented on a monthly basis… Read more »