Monday, August 3, 2020

Going Viral – A Report from the COVIDS

Last year was an extraordinary year, one for the history books, a year in which we coronas were finally able to leave the nest and spread our wings, perhaps a strange metaphor for a snippet of RNA, but there it is.

The Perfect Company: Benefits of the Asset Economy

Most of us focus on the day-to-day sales and profits of companies that have a total activity of about $21 trillion — the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The other “economy” is the Asset Economy — stocks, real estate, bonds, and assets that may increase in value — perhaps $280 trillion in total U.S. market value — 13 times the GDP. This is where the real money is made.

How a Newspaper Helped Fuel an Educational Movement

We had a good idea that was significantly improving the lives of the handful of teens at Princeton Learning Cooperative, we just needed more people to know about it.

Perfect Company: Kirkland’s

I like companies that accrue cash, eschew debt, and have a vision. Home decor retailer Kirkland’s fits those criteria, but will need to find a way to improve profitability.

The End of Family-Owned Business

The attractively printed handout, intended for area newcomers and visiting shoppers, enthuses that “Princeton is one big General Store.” The businesses listed truly do constitute a fascinating bazaar of...

The Perfect Company: Could Uber Go Under?

That threat — and the reason that Uber is valued at $54 billion — is the idea that Uber will one day control the world’s transportation systems. But what exactly is Uber building?

The Perfect Company: Universal Display Corporation

It was a slow night at the Franklin Institute. Three of us watched chief astronomer Derrick Pitts explain the importance of Galileo’s telescopes to George Takei, who played Mr....

How to Successfully Overcome a Public Relations Crisis

Imagine this potential real-life scenario. You’re sitting at your desk, enjoying your morning cup of Joe, when you receive a phone call from a reporter at a major daily newspaper saying, “A devastating accident just took place at one of your plants and I hear there are casualties.”

SEO Best Practices for Website Domains

One of the first things you will do when getting started with your website is register a domain name.

Life After Closing

Just because you have been approved for a loan does not mean that your responsibilities to the lender have ended.

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The Fall of Icarus

You don’t expect to find insights into our troubled times from the Flemish Old Masters. But on a recent trip to Brussels I found myself wandering into the Royal Museum of Fine Arts.