Best Blogs

I resource material for your “edification, enlightenment, and enjoyment” from many sources. I will continue to provide specific recommendations as above for the content I think is worthwhile. But if you don’t find anything to your liking above, check out this list of the best (in my opinion)  blogs, websites etc. for the C-Level Executive. I will […]

For Our Friends Outside the C-Level Family

These webinars from Vistage Research are available to Vistage Members and Non-members alike.Cutting-Edge Decision-Making Resources from Vistage ResearchEvents open to Members and non-Members

Econ Recon

More Trouble Ahead: This past week the stock market took some heavy hits, but we should remember that it’s worth as a leading indicator can be problematic. Nobel Prize winning economist once quipped that “the stock market had predicted nine out of the last five recessions” (meaning that stock market is often overly pessimistic about the […]

Scaling the Peddler

For centuries it was the merchant in a stall or a peddler on the road who made available to us the goods that others produced on distant farms or shops.These modes of distribution limited the quantity and quality of the goods available and added significantly to their costs and ultimately to the prices consumers paid. […]

Tiny Gains. Massive Results

Albert Einstein, despite his groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of the universe, once remarked that he thought “compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world.”   This applies not only to our money, but ourselves. Our initial efforts at self-improvement may not appear to yield much change; but they clearly do over time.  As Peter Drucker once […]

Depression Q & A

Readers of this newsletter know that ITR Economics is a highly trusted source of economic forecasts for our C-Level Vistage Members. In addition to their highly accurate shorter-term forecasts, ITR principals Brian and Alan Beaulieu have long warned of another “Great Depression” that will occur toward the of this decade; almost a century after the earlier one. […]

America Adrift

Last week, I mentioned the latest book from Dr. Scott Galloway that looks at America (and perhaps soon other countries), not through several hundred pages of texts, but dozens of remarkable, and disturbing, graphs and charts.  I just watched a ten minute video interview with Dr. Galloway in which he shared some of the  remarkable content from Adrift: American […]

14 Famous Pivots

“A man plans; God laughs”; this old saying reminds us that reality can easily upset even the most thoughtful plans. In the commercial realm, many people start businesses that focus on a given product and/or market only to find they misjudged a market, that a competitor is too formidable or that an even better idea presents […]

COVID Tracker:

CovidActNowIHME (Institute for Health Metrics) Projections.Our World in DataCase Fatality Rate – Ticking down.Deaths – US Deaths per million people, Down a littleHospital Admissions – continuing to drop in the US, but still above previous lows. After almost a year of posting, this will be our last Covid Tracker blog article.

Best Blogs

I resource material for your “edification, enlightenment, and enjoyment” from many sources. I will continue to provide specific recommendations as above for the content I think is worthwhile. But if you don’t find anything to your liking above, check out this list of the best (in my opinion)  blogs, websites etc. for the C-Level Executive. I will […]