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More discussion about Boomers, including the inclusion of President Obama, in this discussion of Boomer strengths.

As someone who carries not one but two BlackBerries, and who admits to a genuine addiction to constant connectivity, I understand why our new President isn’t prepared to give up this link to the real and real-time world. My questions: Who is going to be comfortable writing him quick little notes knowing the whole world, [...]

15 Jan, 2009

She’ll redefine middle-aged beauty

Posted by: Marian Salzman In: "The Obama Effect"| Cuspers| trendspotting

 
“Obama, who turns 45 on Jan. 17, will be the youngest First Lady since Jacqueline Kennedy in an age in which the media glare has never been stronger, dialing up the degree of public interest in her every move. ”
 
“She’s referred to as a young woman, but she’s really defining what it is to be [...]

Obama style and inauguration energy are everywhere, and as great as it feels, I’m starting to wonder if there will be morning-after disappointment when we wake up January 21 and our problems are still very much real, even with our first Cusper president. I’m not thinking in terms of politics, but in terms of managing [...]

Rarely has there been a year when so many things went out of style in such a short time: not just investment bankers, gas-guzzling cars, corporate jets, conspicuous consumption and political polarization, but also a whole generation. After strutting and tub-thumping and preening their way across the high ground of politics, media, culture and finance [...]


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