Author Archives: Chris Niccolls

After Trump: The Republican RED Shift


Trump has left Washington, but everyone is still abuzz about the future for the Republican party. What happens after Donald Trump. Does Donald Trump admit that this is there is an “after”? Or will the Republicans be stuck in limbo … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Vs. The Really, Really, Bad Financial Model!


How did we go from ten cent kids comics to movie budgets that could feed a small nation? The answer is, “A little at a time.” Financial analysts and fanboys alike are aghast at the latest Wonder Woman movie. “Why … Continue reading

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Branding Chaos! The “Trump Revolution” 4 years later…


Branding is about buy-in, not the retelling of reality. Branding sells ideas products by selling ideas. Is an Apple computer really worth two or three times more than a PC? If not, why would customers pay two or three times … Continue reading

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Is COVID-19 or a Bad COVID-19 Vaccine More Terrifying?


Americans are used to confusing messages and questionable theories – even from our leaders. Are the oceans truly dying? How big a danger is global warming? Is nuclear energy a threat to humanity? COVID-19 has pushed us beyond confusion. We … Continue reading

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How COVID-19 Killed Nursing Homes!


America is in the middle of an affordable housing crisis. According to FreddieMac, the US has a shortage of 2.5 to 3.3 million homes. Why don’t we build more homes? Because these homes are needed by families with the lowest … Continue reading

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What We REALLY Think About Pandemics!


Pandemics are nothing new. Back in the day of the Romans, a plague was sweeping the world… or at least what they considered the world! Anthony and Cleopatra (yup, that Cleopatra) were about to sweep away the opposing Roman navy, … Continue reading

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Super Capacitors, Batteries & The Electric Vehicle Revolution!


During a technological revolution, change happens quickly. Today, we’re flooded by tech revolutions. Ther are so many it’s difficult to sort them all out. Our power grid is slowly going sustainable, everyone is adding power storage, and vehicles are transitioning … Continue reading

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Impact Investing: How To De-Risk Deals With A New Financial Model, BRRM!


Nonprofits are in trouble, big trouble! We depend on nonprofits (charities) for a lot of the world’s Social Good… schools, hospitals, nursing homes, senior centers, legal aid, and more. But recent changes may soon spell the doom of nonprofits as … Continue reading

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The End Of NonProfits, The Rise Of NeoProfits!


When we think of doing good, we think of NonProfits. Charities, Churches, Foundations, and do-good organizations. Society didn’t always depend on “501 (c) 3” type charities. Charities trace their origins to the beginning of history when the great and powerful … Continue reading

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Will The UAW Strike Change The Auto Industry?


After a month, it looks like the United Auto Worker’s Union (UAW) strike of 2019 will soon be over. It has been a strange strike. There was a time when even the rumor of an auto strike caused the US … Continue reading

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