The impotence of being Trump kids

September 7, 2016
I have to admit that as a fan of The Apprentice, I once marveled in this very pages at Donald Trump's ability to raise three smart, well-educated young people. While...

Bruce Jenner redux

June 1, 2015
When Bruce Jenner sat down with Diane Sawyer and television cameras to tell the world that he was going through a transgender transition, she was met with compassion and...

What would YOU give up for fame?

May 14, 2015
Have you ever wanted to be famous?  Some people are driven to it and will put just about everything on the line to get it.  Everything. Sometimes, too much. ...

Even more Celebrity Apprentice lessons

February 6, 2015
Despite some moments of excitement, I have to admit that either these team members are a boring bunch or the show itself is losing its lustre. Or maybe I'm just tiring...

Know your customers, Celebrity Apprentices!

February 2, 2015
Let's just jump in, because the next Celebrity Apprentice is airing and I haven't recapped last week. Worked on a team? I am certain that many of these lessons will...

More lessons from Celebrity Apprentice 2015

January 22, 2015
Two weeks have passed and another four hours of, you guessed it, Celebrity Apprentice 2015. More business lessons to be learned—or reinforced. You may remember my last...

How Celebrity Apprentice is like real life

January 8, 2015
The new season of Celebrity Apprentice has begun and -----I’m fairly certain that among my peers, my love of the TV show is a minority view. Say what you will about...

Fox’s Utopia nowhere near a perfect society

September 13, 2014
I'm a big fan of social experiments, so one of my most fun classroom activities in the college business classes I taught--on teamwork-- involved having the class work as...

The guilty pleasure of RHONJ

October 15, 2012
It's like watching a train wreck called the Real Housewives of New Jersey, but I just can't look away. I can make excuses like I'm also of Sicilian descent, this is all...


September 30, 2012
I'm not sure why I started watching some of the Real Housewives shows, but I did, and then began following three of them: Orange County, New York and New Jersey.None of...

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