Posts Tagged ‘Crisis’

Politics

The California Political Review featured another of my editorials this week. Read it if you dare at http://tinyurl.com/ajue5la but remember – I am a professional provoker. If what you read makes you uncomfortable I’m just doing my job.

November 22nd, 2012 at 9:55am

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An open letter to the President: You’re right, we’re lazy

Dear Mr. President: I am in complete agreement with the statement you made at the recent APEC conference in Honolulu: “We’ve been a little bit lazy over the last couple of decades. We’ve kind of taken for granted — ‘Well, people would want to come here’ — and we aren’t out there hungry, selling America and trying to attract new businesses into America.” You have hit the nail on the head and here’s my analysis of why you are right. We have become lazy. Laziness is subsidized through a myriad of government programs that make it easy and profitable to… Read More

November 16th, 2011 at 9:48pm

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What will the world look like in 30 years?

By Jim Whitt While speaking at a meeting in Australia I shared the platform with Steve Tighe, a future strategist. This was in the fall of 2008, which coincided with the “fall” of 2008 when the economy collapsed. Keep in mind that many major corporations and financial institutions were so totally unprepared for this free-fall that their only salvation was a taxpayer bailout. The devastation was so severe that the economy still hasn’t recovered. How and why did this happen? Part of the answer comes from a recent article Steve wrote entitled: Time to Slow Down: “For many companies, it’s… Read More

August 8th, 2011 at 7:48am

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Road Signs For Success

By Paula Lau This July has been a very bittersweet time for me and my family. Last year at this time we were, as a family, battling together in prayer for the life of my mother-in-law, Fran. She had been diagnosed nine months earlier with stage 4 colon cancer. Though she stood in faith and was naturally optimistic about overcoming her disease, in the end, it claimed her life on July 12, 2008. So this year, to honor her memory, we all gathered together in Windom, Maine to fulfill one of her wishes. She wanted to have a big family… Read More

July 22nd, 2009 at 9:36pm

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Road Signs For Success

By Gerald Daniels The old adage “those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it” is one we should take to heart as the country goes into overhaul mode on the economy. We are all trying to look into the New Year with a sense of hope, while still yet realizing the urgent situation many Americans are facing. The catch words to “learn from history” ought to be a call to arms for the ranks of business men and women across the country. I know it has been for me. Launching a new business, while the nightly news,… Read More

February 4th, 2009 at 10:00pm

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