Monday, June 19, 2017
The Pittsburgh Penguins are Stanley Cup Champions, and the state of Pennsylvania absolutely loves it. Getting your team’s name etched on Lord Stanley’s Cup is something special. Doing it in back to back years is something no hockey team has done in almost two decades. That signature achievement led to what some are calling the biggest celebratory parade in team history. And, for a team with five Cups in a city that loves its sports teams, that’s really saying something.
Monday, June 12, 2017
The buzz started late in Game 2 of the NBA Finals when LeBron James’ handpicked Cavaliers team was suffering another shellacking courtesy of the Golden State Warriors. After multiple attempts to win NBA titles in Cleveland, LeBron only had one to show for his trouble, and fans were beginning to feel his frustration with his team’s apparently lack of a will to win.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
When Elon Musk told the world he would make a line of electric cars that people would love, and most anyone could afford, the world laughed. Gas-powered cars were “the thing,” and no upstart idea was going to push Detroit’s best out of the minds and hearts of American drivers. As it turns out, that criticism may have been a bit premature.
Hey, manager! What if I told you that occasional worry you feel might make you a better leader? It’s true. Whether it’s general nervousness or that churning stomach headed into a big meeting, those nervous butterflies you feel could prepare you to accomplish more …and to do it better.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
A few years back, a guy by the name of Jeff Bezos set out to change the way people bought books. He ended up transforming the way people buy just about anything…and he’s just getting started. Recently, Amazon, the company that killed off more than one bookstore chain, recently opened the doors on its seventh brick and mortar bookstore.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
It was the recall that rocked the world. When it was found that nearly 16 million vehicles might be equipped with faulty air bags, tens of millions of car owners worldwide wondered the same thing: “Could it be my car?”
Monday, May 15, 2017
Ten years ago, if someone told you Marvel Studios would be running Hollywood in a decade, would you have believed them? Now, though? Tough to argue the point.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Looking for a big-win investment? Maybe you should consider craft beer. At least that’s the message after recent articles touting how one “long-shot” craft beer company is paying off huge for a small group of fortunate investors.