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Six-Inch Stilettos: Economic Indicator or Sore Feet?

I was at Costco earlier this week (OK, so I do shop there a bit.) and noticed two women shoppers. Both had on high heels: a pair of burgundy rose stilettos, and the other, a pair of six- or seven-inch black suede platform pumps. While I admit that their shoes were very attractive, I kept asking myself, … Continue reading

Frequent Blog Topics

Frequently Discussed Blog Topics: STEM, Gas and Energy related topics, Her-Story, Diversity & Inclusion, Unconscious Bias, and Business & Work Related Issues Future Topics: The Future of Work in the U.S. and around the world, Business Opportunities and Strategies, Women in STEM, Women in the Board Room,  Booming Demand for Skilled Craft, and other topics that … Continue reading

Celebrating Earth Day – April 22, 2012

What are you doing to celebrate Earth Day this year? On Sunday, April 22, 2012, it is estimated that billions of people in more than 175 nations will celebrate Earth Day. Started in 1970 with 20 million people demanding a cleaner and more sustainable environment, the annual celebration has evolved into a movement for environmental … Continue reading

Market Volatility: Reading the “Tea Leaves” in Crude Oil Prices

    Cover Photo: Famous Bridges of the World -TowerBridge(London,England) Yesterday’s visit to Costco for gasoline presented a pleasant surprise for me – the price per gallon for regular (87 octane) and premium (91 octane) had both declined an average of 4 to 8 cents. Needless to say, that put a smile on my face. I … Continue reading