Privatizing Voter Access

It’s great that both Uber and Lyft are offering free rides to people on election day so they can vote in the midterm elections. It…

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Education For Me, Not For Thee

Acting Consumer Fraud Protection Bureau director Mick Mulvaney is very concerned that people are taking out student loans to pay for college without considering the…

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Which Ideas and Actions are Worth Exploring?

Kara Swisher, noted and widely-respected tech journalist, has made it clear that yes, she would interview “wandering plague ship” Steve Bannon. Swisher’s op-ed comes on…

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Writing Things Down Is Essential For Many

Do successful people eschew lists? Some might, but for others writing things down is the best way to succeed.

What Else Could Empty Retail Space Be Used For?

If you drive around the area of Chicago’s western suburbs I live in you’ll find lots of empty retail buildings. The last several years have…

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The Key to Increased Productivity is Mass Transit Systems

I can’t rightly argue with any of the points made by Stephanie Braun at the Ladders blog when she says self-driving cars could open up…

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I Won’t Outsource My Success

There have been a couple stories in the last few weeks about how a new novel or TV show or something has been announced after…

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People Want to Stay in Their Jobs, Companies Should Encourage That

A new study shared here reveals 86% those aged 25-35 - roughly “Millennials” - would prefer to remain in their current job if given the…

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Slogans

It’s great that the Democratic party has a new slogan heading into the 2018 midterm elections. I even like it, as it conveys the party’s…

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The Great Burden of Business Owners

A lot has been written in recent months about the tight labor market in the U.S. Businesses are having trouble finding and retaining workers for…

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