Book Review: Conspiracy of Fools by Kurt Eichenwald

It started as a free book from the Random House event, became something to keep me busy while waiting at the airport, and ended up being an incredibly thrilling page-turner I could hardly put down. Conspiracy of Fools covers everything from the beginning – the very beginning – with the formation of Enron and the… Continue reading Book Review: Conspiracy of Fools by Kurt Eichenwald

Strange Congratulations

As anyone who has ever read this column before can attest, That Guy is a simple-minded fellow. I admit it, I’m not the sharpest tool in the shed (not just by HBS standards, but in general). Perhaps this un-sharpness is what’s left me struggling to understand a few things about last week’s “Alumni Achievement Awards… Continue reading Strange Congratulations

24 Days Author Tells What It Was Like To Break The Story Of The Century

Few people ever get the chance to help expose a fraud as massive as Enron’s. Wall Street Journal reporter John Emshwiller, who broke the Enron story, shared his thoughts with the Harbus about the bestseller “24 Days”, which he co-wrote with fellow reporter Rebecca Smith. The title refers to the amount of time that elapsed… Continue reading 24 Days Author Tells What It Was Like To Break The Story Of The Century