Monthly Archives: December 2006

Al Gore and Steve Jobs — The Odd Couple

So who led the Board probe of Steve Jobs’ backdated options, none other than Apple board member Al Gore.   And in a schocker, the Board declared Jobs blamless and threw some lower level officials under the bus.  Is theis the … Continue reading

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TV — It is Back

TV viewership up to their highest levels in 15 years.  Did we spot a trend in October?  Sometimes businesses like others may be a bit too quick to jump on a bandwagon or too slow in spoting trends.

Posted in Organizations

Retail — The Private Equity Geeks May Be Circling

So how was your Christmas shopping experience?  Worse than ever?  Was it just me, but every store had 25 to 50% of their cash registers unstaffed.  Is it really a no brainer that the faster you check perple out the … Continue reading

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Iraq Study Group –Big Ideas?

Is that all there is?

Posted in News and politics