Wall Street to Lance Armstrong: We Get It!

As human beings we try to do two things at the same time. On one hand, we want to look in the mirror and feel good about ourselves … and on the other hand, we want to benefit from dishonesty.    Dan Ariely, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology   and Behavioral Economics, Duke University   Before you complain […]

Entrepreneurs: Modern Day Heroes and Heroines

As the global economy cycles through the worst growth in half a century … Entrepreneurs, both Hero and Heroine, will be at the center of any true recovery. And rightfully so.  Its the ability of the entrepreneur to see an unmet need in society, have the desire to meet that need, and the courage to make it […]

Tomorrow Has Been Sold … Want a Refund?

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, a highly regarded astrophysicist, makes a compelling case for redistributing the way Washington spends our tax dollars.  He claims that the decisions Congress is making today do not factor in our “tomorrow.” He contends that Congress is merely playing to the quarterly-report and next-election cycles. And the $850 billion in bank […]

Where is the Minister of Financial Sanity?

I find it interesting that the word “minister” is often used to describe positions of leadership in both the state and the church.  While the U.S. government doesn’t use the title of “minister” for functions of the state, the title still caries considerable weight and power. For instance, the Prime Minister of a country typically […]