Monday, April 6, 2020

Business Outlook: Cautiously Optimistic

This week’s cover story about the Princeton-area presence on Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s transition team coincides with the release of the NJ Business & Industry Association’s 2018 Business Outlook Survey...

Sam Walton vs. You

Business tools are like diets. In the right hands, applied the right way, they all work. Roaming throughout central Jersey and across the globe, Bart Jackson has spent the...

How to Finish Your Book Before School Begins

Have you written a paragraph? A chapter? Are you almost finished? It doesn’t matter where you are in your project, what matters is that you started. Now let’s see if we can help you finish.

The Perfect Company: Are There Moral Companies?

Morality in business and investing is worth considering for two reasons. First, our lives are finite: is there some other pleasure besides maximizing returns? Second, while money is seen as a panacea for all problems, it does not usually improve people who get it.

All That Clunks IS Not a Car

As our nation has embarked on a shift to cleaner, more sustainable energy sources, much of the public discussion about national energy policy has focused on automobile emissions. We...

Finding Frustration in Franchises

Many people feel a need to change their lives, particularly at middle age, and get carried away with the excitement of owning a business. But they make bad, frequently...

Behind the Fear of Speaking

The fear of public speaking has ranked higher than death, going to the dentist, and getting divorced. Depending on which survey you read, snakes and warfare may outrank public...

Seizing Opportunity from Disaster

Ed Breen, CEO of Tyco, and Kathy Bloomgarden, co-CEO of Ruder Finn, one of the world’s largest public relations agencies, speak at the Princeton Chamber’s Fall Leadership Forum on...

Interchange: Web 2.0: Opportunities & Challenges

Unless you have been living off planet, you most likely have heard about Web 2.0. You may connect it with web offerings like Facebook, My Space, You Tube, or...

Challenges Abound for Murphy

From legalizing marijuana to funding the public employee pension system, New Jersey’s incoming governor faces challenges that require investments of time, leadership, and communication Phil Murphy, who on January 16...

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Mercer’s Voting Machines: Old, Hackable, and Not Going Anywhere

Mercer County’s substandard, easily hackable voting machines were supposed to be replaced in 2008. But they will still be in place for the 2020 election.

The Fall of Icarus