What Mayor Bloomberg Should Control

Tweet Since His Honor manipulated the law to get a historically illegal third term,  and is clearly on his way to proclaiming himself Ming the Merciless and renaming Manhattan “Mongo,” and Flash Gordon is nowhere to be seen, perhaps with his emphasis on demanding breast feeding in hospitals and prohibiting large, sweet drinks everywhere, in his omnipetance he could focus on some important issues: • People who talk back to movie screens. This is neither cultural nor entertaining. It’s annoying …


Alan’s Monday Morning Memo – 8/27/12

Alan's Monday Morning Memo

Tweet August 27, 2012—Issue #153 This week’s focus point: In the Little League World Series U.S. finals two days ago, Tennessee had a ten-run lead going into the bottom of the final inning. But California never gave up, and scored ten runs to tie the game! But in the top of the first extra inning, Tennessee scored nine more runs and finally prevailed. The kids and coaches on both sides never gave up, never complained, never became victims. They just …


Koufax

Tweet Many of you have been inquiring about Koufax after his major back surgery of a couple of months ago. Koufax goes for rehabilitation twice a week and acupuncture once every two weeks. He is slowly regaining his strength. He gets around the house with a harness, and with our help has his usual life (I chase squirrels with him). He is otherwise very healthy, his fur has grown back, and his appetite is great. It’s now a matter of …


GROW Hosted by IMC

Tweet As many of you know, I am a Fellow in the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC), their highest honor. They are hosting a very exciting conference, called “GROW,” in Orlando (thankfully, finally out of Reno!) I was asked to keynote, but I will be out of the country. You’ll see a fine group of speakers on the agenda. Two people who are active in my community, Gayle Carson and Todd Ordal, are co-chairs. If you’re interested in building your consulting skills, hearing …