The price of gasoline is heading back to economic reality and we’re about to see the effect of Americans’ appetite for not learning lessons about trucks and SUVs. They’re really expensive to drive when the price of gasoline lives in economic reality. Read more →
It’s hard not to think that Sun Country’s latest problems are a sign that the once hometown airline is descending into the abyss of no-frills airlines, which is notable only because Sun Country was once known for customer service. Read more →
The Anti-Defamation League says it from Target customers who bought diapers at the store only to open them and find the slogan linked to white supremacist groups written on a laminated index card. Read more →
Cleophus Smith is one of the most popular sanitation workers in America this week. He marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 50 years ago today, shortly before King was shot to death by James Earl Ray. Here’s the thing that is worth thinking about on this day: Mr. Smith is still working, picking up trash in Memphis at the age of 75. Read more →
At one time the United Way was a staple of charitable giving; you filled out a pledge card at the beginning of the year (usually under pressure from the boss as I recall from my early working days), the money was deducted from your paycheck, and the United Way took care of the rest, vetting the organizations who wanted and needed some of the money. Read more →
Back in the day when ethical leadership and management was a corporate goal, Tom Peters ‘In Search of Excellence’ was the management bible, documenting several companies’ approach that companies who value profits by valuing people could emulate.
One of those companies was IBM. How times have changed! Read more →
Employees of the Diocese of La Crosse had faith that their pension plan would help them retire. It won’t. The Diocese has canceled the pension program and will cut a one-time check for the workers instead. Read more →