Smart or Wise?

We hear the word smart being used a lot these days.  Companies want to locate near smart people.  Employers like hiring smart people.  Advertisers like selling to smart people.  We are awash in all things smart. We have smart phones, smart watches, smart cars and smart homes.  We even have smart apps to navigate for us, spell for us, budget our money, brew our morning coffee. Why … Continue reading Smart or Wise? »

Poor Man’s Wealth

Where do the poor find wealth? Amazon’s recent adventure in New York turned out to be a kind of morality play for me.  I found myself thinking how hard it is to turn down the promise of wealth and how easy it is to get mesmerized by the lure of great riches.  So when the New York community pushed back against Amazon hard enough that … Continue reading Poor Man’s Wealth »