Is China the Future Savior or Enemy?

You probably realize that many American companies are wagering their future growth on emerging prosperity in China.  Multi-national corporations such as General Electric, Honeywell, etc. are working deals with Chinese companies that entail “foreign offsets” to gain a foothold in

Most Overrated Careers

An interesting story in US News & World Report about the most overrated vocations.  A quick excerpt: Advertising executive Architect Attorney Chef Chiropractor Clinical psychologist Medical scientist Nonprofit manager Physician Police officer Real estate agent Small-business owner

Are We an Over-medicated Society?

I’ve always been concerned about the prevalent use of pharmaceuticals to treat every malady that we face.   When my sons were young, they frequently had inner ear infections where the usual treatment was a dosage of strawberry-flavored Amoxicillin (I used to suggest

Modern Cinematography is Amazing

You probably remember the opening scene from “Saving Private Ryan“.  This is where the American soldiers land on Omaha Beach in the middle of the German machine gun emplacements.  This scene cost Steven Spielberg and company millions of $ to

Financial Concerns in 2008

A recent survey of financial advisers determined that their number one 1 concern in 2008 is the election of a Democrat as President of the United States.   The survey noted, “60 percent of advisers said Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Hillary

Another Tech Bubble Coming?

If you worked at a technology company (software, internet, etc.) during 1999 to 2001, you know about this reality called the “tech bubble” or the “dot-bomb” era.  This was the period of time when Venture Capital companies were bankrolling worthless ideas