Thursday, April 20, 2017
There’s been a lot of bad news in the early months of 2017. From Wells Fargo fallout to firings at major aircraft and automotive manufacturers to hundreds of big box department stores closing their doors. There’s been wiretap allegations and rumors of wars and economic uncertainty. Well, there’s also been April, the giraffe.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
It’s been a quarter-century since the invention of the golden popcorn award created a cultural touchstone. When MTV created its movie and TV awards, a generation of teens and young adults found a version of the Emmys they could actually connect with. At least, that was the idea. And, to a point, the formula worked. The MTV movie awards were every bit as erratic, irreverent and compelling as the network’s content. And it had a very clear audience. As censors recoiled in horror, MTV fans reveled in having an awards show to call their own.
Monday, March 20, 2017
A lot of people have strong opinions about yoga pants. Millions love them, and millions more love to hate them. But, typically, these opinions are based on how “comfortable” or “appropriate” active wear is thought to be in public. But, now, yoga pants and other stretchy fabrics are being castigated for an entirely different issue: water pollution. Yes, yoga pants are being blamed for fouling up the ocean.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Sustainability is more than a buzzword, it’s one solid metric for long-term business success. As a younger CEO, sustainability is one of the best ways to establish your reputation and instill confidence in your team. Unfortunately, too many young leaders focus on starting strong and finishing well. They don’t focus nearly enough on keeping everything moving in the right direction. Sure, sustainability isn’t as “exciting,” but it’s where the rubber meets the road.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
During his celebrated stint hosting Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” comedian turned social commentator, Jon Stewart loved skewering media pundits almost as much as he loved taking it to double-dealing and equivocating politicians.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
For the past two years, automotive industry headlines have been dominated by the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal. Turns out, they were not the only kid trying to get a peek at the test answers.