News of the Day: Black Friday Starting Before Thanksgiving Ends

If you are one who desires to simplify your life and lead a life less driven by consumerism, avoid television the week of Thanksgiving! I have been amazed at how obsessed the news media is concerning “black Friday.” It is so bad that Thanksgiving has become nothing more than an unavoidable bump in the road […]

News of the Day: Cards Win Game 6 and Obama White House Ties to Lobbies

The St. Louis Cardnals won a thrilling come-from-behind Game 6 in the World Series on David Freese’s 11th Inning home run. Twice, the Texas Rangers had the Cardinals down to their last strike only to see the Cards somehow rally. The Game is already being touted as one of the greatest thrillers in baseball history. […]

News of the Day: Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

It is fitting that I first learned of Steve Jobs’ death while reading on my iPad. A “Breaking News” alert popped up on my screen. As I reflect on the impact of his life on Global Business, Technology, and Culture, I am truly left without words. I remember when the first Macintosh computer was introduced […]

News of the Day: Labor Day 2011

Labor Day is the official end of summer and the beginning of fall. Weather and politics have dominated the news this past week. Hurricane Irene caused major destruction along the East Coast of the U.S., with most of the damage caused by flooding in New England. Tropical Storm Lee drenched the Gulf Coast States with […]

News of the Day: Hurricane Irene

Path of Hurricane Irene

  Hurricane Irene pounded the eastern coast of the United States after making landfall in North Carolina. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Bloomberg), the U.S. has suffered $35 billion in losses in nine separate events so far in 2011. That tied a record for disasters causing more than $1 billion damage in a single […]