Of course I know – I’ve been following the 7-Eleven poll (blue cup – red cup purchase preference) and it is the best poll out there J. Predicting human behavior has long been the holy grail of prognosticators since the dawn of time and it takes on an almost mystical and magical hue during elections…..
Warning! Warning! – This is NOT a political post. You will not find a single mention of either party or any candidate SO please proceed!! Yes, go ahead breathe a sigh of relief! This is not being written to persuade you to support my political views or beliefs. My purpose is merely to discuss one simple question – Do politics have a place in the office or not . . . and I am NOT referring to office politics?
Last week I took a nice, relaxing vacation. We didn’t want to spend a lot of money on anything fancy, so my husband and I packed up the Jeep, loaded the dogs, and headed out. We stayed with family in a beautiful house in rural Kentucky, or what…
The catalyst for the crash seems to be the IPOs of Groupon and Facebook. The IPOs were initially greeted with fanfare and pageantry and then BOOM! CRASH! They resulted in a botched IPO and accounting issues. And now we have a giant mess sitting in our laps.
So the 20th century went by with mass everything: mass marketing, mass consumerism, mass production. As long as we could do it faster, cheaper, and produce more we felt like we were making progress, things were moving forward. But now the 21st century has dawned. And what a change that has brought.
I hope you enjoyed your Fourth of July. Besides the heat it was a great day, and when you live in Chicago heat beats cold any day. I am sure many of you are enjoying a nice long break, one of the perks of the holiday being on…