Category Archives: explanations

Partisanship

One of the hardest things about running for public office is dealing with partisanship, no matter what party you identify with politically. There are “fundamentalists” on each side of the political spectrum.  The truth, however, is that most of us … Continue reading

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How Do We Judge Quality?

Fox News posted an article recently that said many more people are using online ratings in order to choose a doctor.  Apparently 59% now say these ratings are either somewhat important or important when choosing a new doctor.  Similarly, The … Continue reading

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Seeing Unions Through The Eyes of Teachers

This past weekend at Educon 2.6, Kevin Jarrett and I hosted a session entitled “How Unions Can help Foster Education Reform”.  This was prompted by a question I have had for a long time, which is whether the public view … Continue reading

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Make it Viral?

One of the great discussions over the weekend at BarCamp News Innovation/Creation Camp, Started by Greg Linch from the Washington Post was about how ideas spread, and discussing what elements might exist to make something go “viral”.  There was another interesting … Continue reading

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Understanding the Possible Internet Sales Tax

There’s been noise in the news lately about how the State and Federal government is looking towards imposing sales tax on internet or e-commerce businesses for the first time.  This will mean a lot of changes in the way business … Continue reading

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