Recover, restart, rebuild.

Recover, restart, rebuild.

Most of us hoped that with the arrival of vaccines, the pandemic would become something they teach in history class someday. What we have found instead is that it will be with us for a long time. The word “endemic” is starting to creep into our lexicon even as I write...
Me, Inc.

Me, Inc.

After graduating from college, I was like most bright-eyed, bushy-tailed graduates with a sheepskin in hand. I thought employers would beat a path to my door. They didn’t. After dozens of dead-end interviews, I ended up taking a minimum wage at a large wholesaler in...
A Rubik’s Cube economy.

A Rubik’s Cube economy.

A new strain of COVID is making the rounds. New hires are hard to find. Existing workers aren’t thrilled with coming back to the office, at least full-time. The supply chain is uneven, as are prices. And businesses are trying to balance customer fears with the need to...
Your most important product: Trust.

Your most important product: Trust.

With immunizations becoming the norm rather than the exception, the economy is on the verge of a reset as people return to a relatively normal routine. Even so, many people will feel it’s anything but normal, wary to return to their former routines or still wanting to...