Category Archives: Best Practices

Don’t re-invent the wheel

The Sinking Of The Moskva: Lessons Not Learned From Previous Wars


War is a business. This business is driven by changing trends and new technology, but it is also a seasonal business. Sometimes war factories run full blast; sometimes they are on vacation. When a war is near, the military starts … Continue reading

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Navigating The New Standards of Beauty; Lessons From Victoria’s Secret


The highest-earning salespeople are often the most attractive. It’s a difficult metric to quantify but study after study confirms the relationship between appearance and income. Are attractive people drawn to positions where good looks earn them more money? Perhaps these … 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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Why Not Refill Instead of Recycle?


Big food companies are revisiting a very retro idea. Why not reuse instead of recycle? Consumers have learned that we haven’t really been recycling for the last 20 years. Instead, we just sent our garbage off to China. Once it … Continue reading

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A Krafty Lesson About 21st Century Consumers


The Golden Triangle¬†is an interesting¬†management concept.¬†This magical object allows you to easily build any two sides. The third side, however, is more difficult, and expensive. “Good, Fast, Cheap” is one of the most common golden triangles. Want a good fast … Continue reading

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