The Truth

The first mission of a newspaper is to tell the truth as nearly as the truth may be ascertained. Eugene Meyer Owner, The Post - 1933 Re-posting this in honor of the wonderful movie, The...

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Most People are Safer than They Think

Most people today are safer than they think. Aside from my teenage kids and their friends, more of my conversations are about negative things in the news than I would like. So here is the first in a series of things that have and are moving in the right direction....

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Reasons for Optimism

With the 24-hour news blaring and public discourse indicating the United States is more divided than any time since the Civil War, it is very easy to see the worst in everything. Both sides indicating the other side is not merely uninformed or wrong, they are evil and...

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Blackrock to CEOs: Show us Your Social Actions

In his 2018 letter to CEOs, Larry Fink, Blackrock’s Chairman and CEO, tells them to prepare for year-round engagement from Blackrock. With stocks continuing to climb, while employees see stagnant wages and have concerns for their retirement, Fink tells companies...

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Why kill stock options?

Dear Congress, There are many good tax reform issues in both versions of the tax plan. The top marginal rate for corporations has to be lowered. Good job on that. At the same time, US companies do not come close to paying the most taxes of any industrialized economy,...

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Politics & Leadership: Jeff Flake says “Enough”

Jeff Flake, the Jr. senator from Arizona, took to the floor of the Senate to tell his fellow Republicans they can no longer silently wait for the current administration to pivot from the harmful practices of labeling truth as lies and offering lies as truth without...

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Use Teamwork to Address a Narcissistic Coworker

Have you ever managed a capable person that few or maybe no one wanted to work with because he was a self-absorbed, condescending, braggadocious jerk. Well, you would be lucky to have spent more than a few years in the workforce and not come across someone with strong...

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A Right Time for Everything

What is the best time of day to ask for a raise? Get a haircut? Grab that cup of coffee? Well experts from various fields have weighed in on these and Net Credit compiled them into an easy to understand infographic for your use. You may want to look at this again...

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Responsible Tax Reform Requires Reasonable Forecasting

Finally, Congress has decided to target US law which both sides agree needs changing. Far from agreeing on a broad set of those changes, there is ample room for compromise and hope. This will be the first and likely only 1 of 2 areas where if an agreement can’t...

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Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey Moore

Crossing the Chasm Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers by Geoffrey Moore Now in it’s 3rd edition, Geoffrey Moore’s classic business book, Crossing the Chasm is one of the most quoted books in the history of technology product...

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America’s Airlines Need a Dose of Competition

The real trouble is that American aviation is not competitive. Consolidation has meant there are fewer big carriers, each with higher market share. That has allowed them to care little for the flyers they should be nurturing. At many airports, a single carrier has a...

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Flying stinks because there’s not enough competition

DECADES ago travelling by air in America was a glamorous affair. Today it signals delays, discomfort, extra charges and the threat of violence. Air fares are higher per seat mile in America than in Europe. When costs fall, consumers in America fail to enjoy the...

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