We call this weekly piece the Point of View. At least, that’s what we call it. But, when I run into the folks who read it, they often say, “Hey, I read about that in your newsletter!” Newsletter? (“A bulletin issued periodically to the members of a society, business or organization.”) Don’t really care what […]
Passive Reader to Active Engager
This may be your year
January 16, 2012 This may be “your year.” Many religions have written – or, unwritten – bucket lists for pilgrims. For Muslims, it’s a trip to Mecca. Catholics long to stand in St. Peter’s Square, in Rome. Calvinist Protestants book a trip to Geneva; Jews head for the Wailing Wall. There’s something about […]
The next few weeks
January 9, 2012 The next few weeks may be the most important among all of the remaining weeks of 2012. Allow me to make my case: we have an almost unconscious willingness – between the post-holiday back-to-work moment and Super Bowl weekend – to consider new designs and directions in the year that […]
Are you ready for 2012?
January 2, 2012 Dear Marketplace Friend, Welcome to 2012! According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Recession began in December of 2007; the same 90-year-old, independent, non-profit, non-partisan group declared the Recession “over” in June of 2009. So, here we are, 30 months into the recovery; feeling better, yet? […]