The 2020’s were already shaping up to be the most disruptive decade in our history. Accelerating technology, increasing impacts from climate change, generational wealth transfer on a massive scale, as well as a global leadership vacuum, were setting the stage for an accelerating pace of change… before the novel coronavirus came into our lives. With COVID, it’s like we all boarded the Starship Enterprise, just as it was moving into warp speed.
Overall, the U.S. Economy continues to improve but appears to have hit a soft patch. Some leading indicators were fractionally positive, many stayed more or less the same and a few turned slightly negative. Additionally, the [...]
You've read about it, and you thought it would never happen to you. But suddenly your bank account is empty, your credit card bills are through the roof, and you're getting late notices for accounts you [...]
As business owners, way too much energy is spent fighting economic cycles. Cycles cannot be controlled any more than the seasons. Time and energy is better spent, understanding and learning to work with economic cycles. Think [...]
The stock market caught everybody off-guard on Friday August 3rd; the S&P 500 index climbed 1.90% on news that the U.S. economy created 163,000 new jobs in July--about 60% more than economists were expecting. Or maybe [...]
Last Tuesday the 12th, I spent the morning at the Vistage All City meeting. Our speaker was Brian Beaulieu, a respected economist from the Institute for Trend Research. Brian’s talk, The Future is Your Decision, offered [...]