Jon Hansen

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We will soon be airing our 900th show, and I would like to thank my faithful listeners for tuning in and for making me one of the top 300 hosts on Blog Talk Radio. Over these past few years we have covered a diverse range of topics welcoming guests from the world of business, politics and entertainment. Memorable shows include our January 2013 segment "Guns In America: Are Our Children Safe" in which I talk with Women Against Gun Violence President Laurie Saffian. Also check out my December 18th segment in which I talk with a guest panel that includes 2x Mr. Universe Winner Nordine Zouareg about the problem of Bullying In Our Schools. Do you have a story idea or guest suggestion? Send us an e-mail at

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It was Sir Francis Bacon in his work Meditations which offered the aphorism that ?knowledge is power.? Over the years of course this ubiquitous term has probably been attributed to many others besides Bacon, however Sir Francis was and is... more

Welcome to my first keynote address regarding my research between 1998 and 2003 in terms of developing web-based procurement solutions utilizing an agent versus equation-based model. This was an important crossroads in the market... more

Okay, maybe COUPA's Jason Hekl wasn't sitting poolside besieged by a cacophony of reporters clamoring for a big story. Maybe Jason wasn't getting ready to go before a packed Orange Bowl crowd and millions of television... more

In December 2009 I wrote the following article based on the alarming disclosure in a New York Times article that the prescribing of anti-psychotic drugs to children between the ages of 3 and 17 had dramatically increased. At that time I was... more

Corporate United, the nation's largest group purchasing organization, is hosting its annual SYNERGY 2011 conference between May 3-5 at The Hotel Sax in Chicago, IL. SYNERGY 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of this industry-leading... more

When I read Claire Maree's October 10, 2006 article Melody & Mental Illness: The Outsider Musician & Artist, I was moved on so many levels. In the case of Badfinger's Pete Ham, who's suicide note words ?I will not be allowed to love... more

In a radio interview in May of 2009 with Canadian Federation of Independent Business VP Corinne Pohlmann (?Government Procurement Policy: A Question of Synchronization Versus Compression?), it became clear that the issue of... more

Ian Burdon, who recently entered the ranks of the private sector, and has held a number of key executive positions within the Scottish Government including being at the helm of the eProcurement Scotland initiative as it's Program Manager... more

Should Marijuana be legalized, available only for medical use, or remain an illegal substance? What are the pros and cons? What do we stand to lose or gain as a society? How will our children be impacted? The debate rages on....Our... more

London, UK – 13 April 2011: The UK government's failure to embrace the latest proven private sector technologies is costing the public sector billions in lost savings. Three weeks after announcing an unprecedented offer to aggregate... more