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What Happens When A Nation Like Egypt Simply Shuts Down?

What Happens When A Nation Like Egypt Simply Shuts Down?

As I watch the current situation unfold within Egypt, now that the military has deposed the government of President Mohamed Morsi and the streets are filled with crowds from both sides, I wonder how the depth of the political instability impacts the long-term...

How Women Are Best Positioned For The Economic Recovery

How Women Are Best Positioned For The Economic Recovery

We now live in a time where women are better prepared for the coming economic recovery than men. It all boils down to educational achievement. The Department of Education reported in 2012 that women earned 61.7% of Associate Degrees, 56.9% of all Bachelor’s Degrees,...

Reflections Of A Modern Thailand

Reflections Of A Modern Thailand

When I was growing up, my parents encouraged me to travel globally because so much history happens outside of our borders. The great conflicts of the past century occurred not in Kansas or Illinois, but in faraway places like Europe and the Pacific. While it’s...

What’s The Future Of Retail Banking?

What’s The Future Of Retail Banking?

A couple of months ago, I found myself sitting with a number of bank executives over lunch and I asked them about future trends within retail banking. As the conversation bounced around the table, the one area I wanted to focus on was what goes on inside a branch,...

On Gay Marriage And Civil Rights For All

On Gay Marriage And Civil Rights For All

Political writer Tim Farley likes to say “the footsteps of Civil Rights only travel in one direction — forward.” For all of the pathfinding wisdom of the Founding Fathers, our Constitution focused on white males who owned property, a radical idea for its time, because...

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