Dr. Jim White

Dr. Jim White

Dr. Jim White is founder and CEO of PHT Investment Group LLC, as well as Chairman and CEO of Post Harvest Technologies, Inc. and Growers Ice Company, Inc. He is the bestselling author of five books, including Opportunity Investing: How to Revitalize Urban and Rural Communities with Opportunity Funds and Broken America: Ten Guiding Principles to Restore America. Throughout his career, he has bought, expanded, and sold 23 companies operating in 44 countries. He holds a B.S. in civil engineering, an MBA, and a doctorate in psychology and organizational behavior. He shares his insights and critical thinking skills in a webcast series, Healing America with Dr. Jim White, in which he explores the many issues and challenges faced by our nation – and how to fix them.


Dr. Jim White is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with him through LinkedIn.
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MY FAVORITE HOLIDAY IS ELECTION DAY

I’ve enjoyed many celebrations over the years. Christmas Day, Valentine’s Day, Independence Day, my birthday… all of them are fine. But what I’m looking forward to most is Election Day. I love elections. Not only do they embody our democratic process in action, and fulfill the visions of our Founding...
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VALUING DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE

The celebration of Columbus Day – that is, commemorating the landing of Christopher Columbus in the Americas in 1492 – is a double-edged sword. Of course, we patriotic Americans are eager to honor the explorer who was integral to the founding of our nation, and we’ve done so in the...
Critical thinking

VIEWPOINTS AND PERSPECTIVES

Each of us has our own perspectives. We see the world through our own eyes. The uniqueness of our perspectives is what makes humanity such an intriguing and dynamic organism, one that is ever-changing and filled with limitless potential.  In previous installments to this series, readers learned how important having...
Critical thinking

LOGICAL THINKING

Although human thought is often based on emotion, the ability to use reason is often considered one of the characteristics of being human. When we reason, we apply logic to determine if B follows A. Logical thinking – that is, checking the components of an argument or discussion, and making...
Critical thinking

NON-LINEAR THINKING

We know that critical thinking provides us with the tools to analyze information so that we can harness the greatest amount of knowledge – and thus give ourselves the best chances of making smart decisions. For instance, before we go to polls and elect our political leaders, we should be...
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