Welcome to the April 2nd edition of the Carnival of the Capitalists. We have some great posts below, so click on a few and give your business brain some nourishment. We also have lots of hosting spots available, so sign up at The CotC Homepage.
The Best Posts of the Week
Don Dodge writes about how napster changed the world , and looks back seven years with a fresh perspective.
Scott Berkun explains why research labs fail at innovation.
Charles H. Green presents Trust in the Hotel Biz, where he examines the paradox of profits. Focus on customer service instead of profits, and the profits will take care of themselves.
Wayne Hurlbert presents Recession management: Personnel relations. Does a recession lie ahead for the U.S.? If so, here is some advice on how to handle it at your business.
Stop The Presses! Newspapers Are Not DOA – (warning that this site is written by someone with ties to the adult industry, and while it is reasonably work safe, it may offend some).
Jim Logan presents Use white papers with caution in complex sales lead generation posted at JS Logan.
Nenad Ristic presents Money Conciousness » 8 Reasons Why I Hate Internet Marketing Videos posted at Money Conciousness.
Ybother presents Top 10 Surefire Ways To Come Up With A Million Dollar Idea posted at A Top Ten List Everyday to Jumpstart Your Knowledge.
Finance, Stocks, and Real Estate
Finacial Hack presents 6 Great (and Free) Spreadsheets To Track Your Budget posted at Financial Hack.
James Hamilton of Econbrowser looks at New and existing home sales.
Priya Jestin presents Get Divorced while Screwing the Woman out of Everything posted at 1031 Exchange Lowdown.
Sagar Satapathy presents "Borrowing to Pay Me" and 19 other moronic things people do with credit cards posted at Credit Card Lowdown.
Henry Stern from Insureblog writes about an experience with less than stellar customer service.
Market Poetry tells us what an honest Blackstone filing would look like.
Caroline presents I am busy executive with a challenging job. How is brain fitness relevant to me? posted at Brain Fitness Blog.
Next week the carnival visits Show Me The Money.