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Beginnings and Endings

“In the beginning….” People of Christian tradition know the words.  Just say “In the beginning” out loud and others join in around you with “God created the heavens and the earth….” These are the opening lines of the Christian creation … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap!

I love the way the Brits express themselves.  Mind the Gap… the most important thing you should be thinking about when you are getting on or off the Tube (the subway)!  This sign couldn’t be more clear, concise, or evocative.  … Continue reading

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Nikolas Makes Something out of Nothing (Part 2 of 2)

Previously on Nikolas Makes Something out of Nothing… I’m going out to seek my fortune!  That’s what Nikolas told his parents as he left the relative safety and conformity of his carefully selected college preparatory school.  His parents were shocked … Continue reading

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Messages from a Friend

Last week I put my iPhone, my iPad, my Mac Book Air into a white plastic screening bin at the airport.  There we go, I thought, three thousand dollars of stuff!  Then, an even more sobering idea smacked me on … Continue reading

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Self Help (or Lost in the Hub)

                  I am pushed, no carried along by the throng, hundreds of people in a hurry, voices shouting over the hear-it-everywhere-except-where-you-need-to-hear-it sound system, when I suddenly realize that I have 90 minutes before … Continue reading

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Scalability… is that a real word?

She had a great idea, and unlike so many dreamers, she knew how to make the idea work and acted.  Designer fabrics, specially developed, specially packaged, colorful, a catchy Marimekko with a lighter touch.   It made sense.  She’d studied design, … Continue reading

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The Shortest Day of the Year

The Alarm goes out at midnight!  Emergency sirens shriek in the darkness where hundreds of millions of people sit downcast, ears wringing, deep sighs, eyes closed, foreheads creased in surrender.  On CNN, the visual staccato starts… “Breaking Story” races across … Continue reading

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Idea of the Decade

Aping the well-worn, but dazzlingly lit, jerkily choreographed “Idol” format, six entrepreneurs were invited to Radio City Music Hall in New York to pitch their ideas.  Six young business wannabes taking the same stage as Bob Dillon, Yo Yo Ma, … Continue reading

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