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: ISU Defeats No. 2 OSU

Wow. That seemed to be the single word the erupted across social media sites as news began to spread of Iowa State’s stunning upset of No. 2 ranked Oklahoma State. ESPN’s David Ubben summed up the evening this way: “Oklahoma State’s title hopes? Gone. Brandon Weeden’s Heisman hopes? Dashed. Iowa State shook up the college […]

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 […]