00:00    |    
Initial credits
00:06    |    
00:58    |    
Importance of sacred places
01:33    |    
John Chisholm's professional and personal background
03:08    |    
Conference outline
03:27    |    
Practical tips for creating a company
04:23    |    
Market demand approach for the creation of a new company
Finding of one's real passion in life
06:29    |    
Technological approach
Finding of a new rapidly growing technology
Finding of other rapidly growing technology and posterior integration
John Chisholm's combined style companies
Fine-tune market process
10:14    |    
Literature regarding company creation ideas
Quotes The Nature of Technology, W. Brian Arthur
Similarities in technologies according to W. Brian Arthur
Quotes The Rational Optimist,Matt Ridley
12:48    |    
Different is better than better
Reasons to be different
The Apple Company differentiation example
15:47    |    
Importance of a compatible team for the creation of a company
Learning process of managing and working with other people
18:27    |    
Venture funding process
Investor's assumption of already succeeding companies
22:15    |    
Scalability viewed through a business focus
Scalability example
Ideas on creating a highly scalable company
26:10    |    
Psychological aspects of entrepreneurship
The iceberg metaphor
Role of the subconscious mind in the actions of the individual
Transforming weaknesses into strenghts
30:36    |    
Becoming deserving of success
Process of criticizing
Process of complaining
Dale Carnegie's life principles
Repercussions of our self-perspective related to how we act
Qualities of a successful working team
Carpet lifting metaphor
36:15    |    
Business ethics
37:28    |    
Were Internet surveys common when your company started performing them?
39:50    |    
Technological and trust barriers in Guatemala
42:27    |    
Stages of the entrepreneurial process
42:58    |    
Individual virtues and benefits of the entrepreneur
Finding an idea for a new venture
Striking out on your own
Testing ideas and prototypes
Assembling a fair team
Social benefits of the values and virtues
Making other people's lives better
Create a win-win relationship
45:54    |    
Relationship between entrepreneurship and philantropy
46:31    |    
Ethical view of entrepreneurship
46:54    |    
Anthropological view of entrepreneurship and innovation through time
49:31    |    
The world as a zero-sum game in the past
50:52    |    
Complexity science and chaos theory viewed through Austrian Economics
Old view of economics
New view of economics: Austrian view
Differences between chaos and complexity
Example of a chaos scenario
Example of a complexity scenario
Examples of both, a chaos and a complexity scenario
56:13    |    
Old neoclassical economics against new complexity science/Austrian economics
Macro and micro economic views
Equilibrium paradox
Attractor forces in supply and demand
Technological economy
58:10    |    
Role of modeling in the new economic school
59:10    |    
Agent-based model (ABM)
Mortgage crisis application
ABM in animated films
01:04:15    |    
Center for Market Dynamics Innovation Project in Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research questions in the project
01:06:07    |    
Overview of lecture
01:06:19    |    
Question and answer period
What advice would you give to fight the anticapitalist thought in the present?
Why do people fail to see the altruist part of entrepreneurship?
Is being successful a result of personal effort amongst other virtues or is it a mere case of luck?
When is the best time to start a new venture?
How do you manage supplier issues in the venture-creating process?
Would you recommend to gain experience in the field you plan to create your venture before you do so?
How does morality refer to the way businessmaking has changed over time?
01:19:23    |    
Final credits




Entrepreneurship and Ethics

06 de abril de 2011   | Vistas: 7 |   Capitalism Challenge Classical Liberalism Creativity

John Chisholm, based on his personal experience, lectures on entrepreneurship and explains the benefits this practice brings to individuals and to society. Chisholm discusses the process of creating a new venture viewed from a free market perspective and set out in real life. He details basic principles by which people must guide themselves in this important enterprise, and describes useful ways of creating ideas and projects, based on each person's capabilities, getting a hold of the opportunities technology provides nowadays. He focuses on the importance of creating a company which distinguishes for being different from others, in order to standout among the markets. Finally, he approaches the ethical and moral aspects of entrepreneurship and explains how business and economics paradigms have changed over time, transforming the way people interact and exchange, in comparison to models in the past.

John Chisholm has three decades of experience as general manager and entrepreneur. He is currently serial software entrepreneur/CEO at John…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín