Archive for March 2013

5 Tips to Avoiding the Pitfalls of Politics in Business

Original Article featured in The Huffington Post – March 26, 2013 It has now been (over) one week since Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) mixed it up during a Senate Judiciary Committee debate over Second Amendment rights and proposed gun control legislation and over 100 days […]

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Five Turnaround Tips for Ron Johnson, JC Penney and Others

Original article appeared on – March 11, 2013 Ron Johnson’s cheering section must be working overtime these days to now credit him for reinventing the definition of corporate performance. When the Dow has been setting new records on a daily basis, JC Penney stock limps along. Major shareholder Vornado Realty […]

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Buy Meredith, Stay Away from Time

Time Warner–and the now soon-to-be-spun-off Time Inc.–will certainly command far more headlines and attention, but I’m investing my money in Meredith Corporation.  Time Warner’s originally planned deal to sell the bulk of its magazines to Meredith may have blown up because of hard financial data, but the […]

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