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...

Dishing on Downton Abbey

February 5, 2015
Well, Lady Mary's gone and done it. She left Downton Abbey for a "sketching vacation" with a girlfriend, but instead shacked up with Lord Gillingham in Liverpool, a...

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...

Why quality means more than quantity

January 28, 2015
I love this quote, but alas, Einstein never said it. (Isn't it amazing how many quotes are not correctly attributed?) Apparently this gem originated in a 1963 paper by...

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...

No respect–and the boo-boo of Honey Boo Boo

October 30, 2014
Headlines these days are full of horror. It's become the new normal. Kids shooting other kids. Law enforcement officers and soldiers shot to death. Home-grown terrorists...

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 Sixties: maybe we saw too much

August 20, 2014
Watching the CNN series on The Sixties, I wasn't surprised that an entire two-hour episode was devoted to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. I've seen so...

Saying goodbye to Dr. Christina Yang

May 16, 2014
I knew this day would come, eventually: the day we'd have to say good by to Dr. Christina Yang on Grey's Anatomy. "We've only got two Kleenex boxes near the TV," my...

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