Archive | September, 2011

Post 1600

Every 100 posts or so, I take a step back to think about the broader issues I face in blogging, and describe what I am up to in my life, so that my readers can understand more about me. Since my last post on this topic, I have had a difficult time.  Why?  I worry […]

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Lighten-Up, It’s The Weekend – Leadership in the CPA Profession

Members of the 2011 MACPA Leadership Academy Have you been following the activity at the Maryland Association of CPAs Leadership Academy this week? Forty future leaders learning, interacting, getting things accomplished. Take a few minutes this week-end to read Bill Sheridan’s post from yesterday. Follow the MACPA link above to look over some of the […]

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The Best of the Aleph Blog, Part 8

November 2008 through January 2009 was a rough period.  The markets were in chaos.  My best posts I will categorize for your benefit: Criticism of Government and Central Bank Policy The Humility of Realism The Humility of Realism, Redux Bailouts Must Be Odious Failure to Admit Failure Issuing Debt for as Long as Our Republic […]

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Lighten-Up, It’s The Weekend – Worst Commutes

Think you have a terrible commute? In the U.S. we are probably very lucky compared to some other places in the world. From Fast Company, here’s IBM’s annual Commuter Pain survey of 8,042 commuters in 20 cities. Roadway traffic has largely improved over the past three years, but not in all cities. Read Original Post

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When Good Habits Become Bad

Starting and running a small business (less than $1 million in annual sales) is a lot different than running a bigger business. A founder that breaks through that $1 million in annual sales barrier often finds many challenges waiting for him or her on the other side, and parting with old habits to embrace a […]

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