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Sunday, 14 June 2009 21:45

Falling on the Sword

I think we may be entering an era during which the leadership provided by a CEO will have a far greater impact on a firm’s success than it has historically. What is it about the current economic environment that makes the CEO role so much more important?

Sunday, 03 May 2009 21:43

Student Body Left

Effective execution requires a Student Body Left adaptability, a willingness to change course in order to take full advantage of the different environment and opportunities.

Wednesday, 08 April 2009 21:42

Moral Compass

There are many who fear our country is losing its entrepreneurial spirit, some convinced it’s already gone. Even the thought of that is disheartening.

Sunday, 01 March 2009 20:41

Faith or Folly?

We are in the midst of the most challenging environment most of us have ever experienced. Is faith, at such a time, the path to future reward, or mere folly?

Sunday, 18 January 2009 21:33

Composure

There are reasons to be hopeful despite the negative start to 2009.

Tuesday, 09 December 2008 21:31

2009, Thankfully

Recapping 2008, one of the most difficult years on record. Will government intervention solve the problem? What to expect in 2009.

Sunday, 02 November 2008 21:27

Could it be?

Despite one of the worst bear markets on record, the focus should be on individual stocks and not in search of some magical moment to dive head first into any or all stocks.

Tuesday, 30 September 2008 22:24

No Doubt

Every once is a while the stock market, in its collective wisdom, makes an important statement. In the meantime, are we confident in our financial institutions, our markets, or even in capitalism itself?

Sunday, 31 August 2008 22:22

The Era of Austerity, at last…

It may be a bit of a generalization, but I believe the US is going into austerity mode and it may last for a while. But is this good or bad?

Sunday, 24 August 2008 22:47

Battle Lines

The battle lines have been clearly drawn between the inefficiency and wastefulness of government spending on one hand, and the resiliency and resourcefulness of the American people on the other.