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Back to School and Consumer Spending

I just finished an article in the New York Times talking about the delay in the traditional Back To School spending many retailers count on, and the larger economy bets on for its overall health.  I know we’ve prepared for … Continue reading

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Focal Length

The more I listen to the news lately and think about the big problems we face, the more and more it seems the basic trouble starts with differentiating the macro problems and the micro problems. In the most banal example, … Continue reading

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Disruption of the Middle Class- Part III Education

In the last part of this series, we’ll discuss how the automation of tasks by technology and the disruption of typical business structure and models has an implication on what we’re doing in education right now. Education is the hot … Continue reading

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Disruption of the Middle Class- Part 1

Part 1 of a Three Part Series on the New Economy and Disruption of the Middle Class and What Comes Next… Part 2:  The Rise of the Individual Part 3: Implications for Our Kids and the Future This week, I … Continue reading

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Economic Impact of the News

We want to have the news reported as soon as it can be; we have a 24 by 7 newscycle that makes it hard for anything to be quiet for very long.  In fact, i am not sure what the … Continue reading

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