News, Opinion, and Commentary

Cultural Competency Training Won’t Boost Starbucks Stock Prices

Starbucks is a restaurant. A very successful American business that distributes and sells food products.

Continue reading “Cultural Competency Training Won’t Boost Starbucks Stock Prices”

Psychological Implications of Taxation

City leaders across the U.S. are wrestling with how to manage rising homelessness and poverty.

Continue reading “Psychological Implications of Taxation”

Value of Business Partnership

Successful enterprises that stand the test of time are often the result of two people – where one side takes on risk to create something for the other, in exchange for ownership in the profits of the resultant product.

This is the fundamental essence of investing. The investor puts up their capital – be it human capital or financial capital – in exchange for a portion of the future profits.

Here’s one business example worth highlighting and celebrating, in the nation’s capital.

Continue reading “Value of Business Partnership”

Most Are Not Smart Enough for College

“More than half” of economic success comes from inheritances, to include inherited traits and inherited cash.
Continue reading “Most Are Not Smart Enough for College”

The Viability of ‘Your Own Bootstraps’

There’s a national debate in classrooms, courtrooms, at policy conferences, and at kitchen tables about what to do with economic disadvantaged American people, if anything at all.

Continue reading “The Viability of ‘Your Own Bootstraps’”