Category Archives: ceo

A Caution on Sexual Harassement Claims

Over the last couple of weeks, we imagine that many of you are digging out your employment manuals to refresh what they say on handling sexual harrassement claims. We’ve noticed, starting with Judge Moore, that there’s a notable reported lack … Continue reading

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CEOs are watching TV for biz answers?

About a month ago (we’re a little behind) there was an article in the Wall St. Journal about business owners and CEOs watching certain television shows, as having something useful to say about the running of a company. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Diary of Wimpy CEOs

Since the Donald was elected, we now seem to have four heads of public companies who have resigned from the Manufacturing Council, presumably because they don’t like his politics. Are these guys nuts? He could use their input on manufacturing … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

I’ve been out of commission for about a month, because of injuries sustained in a fall, but I’m able to sit at my desk, and do posts. There are a bunch of things to comment on, which I’ll try to … Continue reading

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Travis, call Alan

There was an article in the LA Times about how messed up Uber is (not uncommon for a founder-led company), and how Travis Kalanick, the founder is ‘looking for help’, which almost sounded like a psych break was imminent. I … Continue reading

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Our .02 on the Healthcare Muddle

Well, it’s hard to tell what’s going on, because the MSM won’t give out the straight story and the bill won’t come up on my IPhone 7 (must be a communist plot). Our concern is that businesses be able to … Continue reading

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Trump Bump 2

OK, here we go, America. We’d still like to see tax cuts before Obamacare reform (we’ve provided some ideas to Trump), because we think a little profit bump will help more companies than Obamacare changes help consumers, but who knows? … Continue reading

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Hail and Farewell

This is an old Navy term that connotes the changing of command, and it’s about the nicest thing I could say regarding the departure of Barry and the Gangsters. Farewell to Little Barry.  Thank God that we only have to … Continue reading

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So, What Are Your New Year’s Resolutions?

No, we don’t mean lose 10 pounds. We mean, for you business owners and CEOs/Presidents out there, what are you going to resolve to do this year, and it doesn’t all have to do with more sales. Here are some … Continue reading

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What Carrier Really Means

OK, the Donald went to bat for the Carrier workers, and good for all. We can probably expect more of this as managements rebalance balance all of their stakeholder interests. We had sent a tersely worded text to our buddies … Continue reading

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