Latest Signs of Transnational Profiteering

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According to the Financial Times, transnational corporations are using cash on hand to buy commercial paper. Members of the Cost Cutter Wing of the Republican Party like to say that the problem with job growth in America is the crush of entitlements. On the other hand, the Freedom First Mob in Congress likes to say …

Post-Globalism’s impact on Remote Work

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The Harvard Business Review had an article by Clayton Christensen on the disruption of the consulting industry. In this article, Mr. Christensen talked about how the economics are changing the practice of management consulting. He talks about companies hiring refugees from the big consulting firms and the introduction of software-based services. What’s missing is a …

Point of Clarification: Strategic Uncertainty

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The most important concern that 21st century leaders must deal with is the impact of strategic uncertainty. For post-globalists, uncertainty is the toll that inaction takes on the electorate. It’s the period between recognition of a potential challenge and the resolution. During this time period, confounders can coerce working and middle class people into passing …

Under Private Investment at Home

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The so-called gurus on cable news like to talk about the trillions of dollars sitting on the sidelines. They say that the reason for the under investment by private companies is the Obama Administration’s inability to guarantee certainty in the marketplace. Progressive advocates like to conflate under private investment with the unwillingness to pay a …

Starting a New Routine

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The last few years have revolved around thinking about hydrogen convergence and how best to help those tasked with supporting sustainability. Hopefully, loyal readers of the ebTDesign Forum will come view this blog as a space for discussing how best to end America’s long decline, which is a situation almost 70 years in the making. …