This Months Featured Articles2019-09-25T15:14:37-04:00

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THE HILLS ARE ALIVE

Odds are, you are probably related to someone like my brother. Given the choice between buying groceries and buying tickets to see the band Phish, he’ll bum a hot pretzel off the guy next to him at the concert. At this point, he’s seen them over eighty times, including consecutive shows at Madison Square Garden leading up to the past five New Year’s Eves. Awhile back, I asked him why he was so devoted to the band, and he described it in almost religious terms: [...]

By |February 1st, 2020|Featured Article|

MAKING HISTORY: LEAVING A LEGACY

What does it take to lead? Is it purely tenacity? A hunger for commanding attention? Perhaps certain individuals are simply born with the spirit to lead, an innate sense of urgency to muster people behind a cause, an urgency that overlaps the fear of failure or societal rejection. Edward R. Murrow, the grandfather of this modern business I find myself in, once said, “If we dig deep in our history and our doctrine and remember that we are not descended from fearful men – not [...]

By |February 1st, 2020|Featured Article|

A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS

“And the OSCAR goes to …” But, hold on. Before we start handing out eight-and-a-half-pound statues, let’s begin with how we get there. The OSCARS … the Academy Awards … are presented every year by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). That esteemed body is made up of 8,469 individuals who are professionally related to the film business. They are directors, producers, actors, wardrobe masters, make-up artists, composers, editors, etc. – divided into 17 “branches” that cluster together individuals by the specific role [...]

By |February 1st, 2020|Featured Article|

A NEW KIND OF CLASSROOM

Innovation can happen anywhere. From the grand halls of our institutes of higher learning, the expansive and unimaginably elaborate labs across the planet where we picture the world’s best scientists scurrying about in long white coats testing secret methods whose sole purpose is to change life on earth, to the local country dentist office on the corner of our hometown streets – those men and women we have known all our lives. The future waits for no one, and across our area resourceful folks are [...]

By |February 1st, 2020|Featured Article|

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