When a few influential people start doing something different, we have the makings of a trend. For example, when households started to forgo landlines and use only cell phones at home. Or when Millennials started watching “TV” on their laptops rather than their televisions.
But when entire populations suddenly start doing something radically different, it’s a [...]
Laid-Off Foreigners Flee as Dubai Spirals Down – NYTimes.com
Without a doubt, these are tough times for charitable organizations, as they are for everyone else. When our cash is scarce, sadly, generosity can take a backseat to immediate necessity. So creative fundraising is key to the continuing health of all-important philanthropic groups. A great example is the upcoming fundraising effort by the Bob Woodruff [...]
Down the road, how will people look back on the current credit crisis? And what does it mean for us right now? In the 1920s and ’30s, the Wall Street Crash led to the Great Depression. In the 1970s, we faced the oil crisis, followed by stagflation. Less than a decade ago, the dot-com bubble [...]