30 11, 2021

Give Me Freedom or Give Me A… Mess

By |2021-11-30T15:14:29-05:00November 30th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

India is the largest democracy in the world and has the sixth largest economy- one that is growing, but in need of a major overhaul.  The country struggles to maintain steady economic growth while trying to unleash a prosperous, capitalistic economy free from government controls. Take a look at their agricultural sector… A comprehensive attempt to deregulate agriculture in India took a major hit last week when Prime Minister [...]

23 11, 2021

Thanksgiving and Football- a Shared National History!

By |2021-11-23T16:45:32-05:00November 23rd, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

In honor of Thanksgiving, I thought a little history of the relationship between the holiday and the game of football was in order, especially since my Chicago Bears will play the Detroit Lions this year. Thanksgiving is all about family, friends, and food… and for people across the country, going to or playing in a football game is a big part of the holiday tradition.  Indeed, football was first [...]

16 11, 2021

The Machines that Make the Machines

By |2021-11-16T17:37:19-05:00November 16th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

The global semiconductor shortage has affected companies in an almost unbelievable 169-industries, according to an analysis by Goldman Sachs.  Many have seen short supplies firsthand of most any type of consumer electronics or by driving by the empty lot of a local car dealer.  Readers of The Leadership Matrix know that the tight supply of chips has also resulted in higher prices and highlighted an international tech race. Despite [...]

9 11, 2021

Mama Mia! A Business Revival Forty Years in the Making

By |2021-11-09T15:33:35-05:00November 9th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

I caught this story while heading back from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony last weekend.  After forty years, ABBA has released a new studio album that includes ten new songs.  Think about that from a business perspective- how many businesses, especially those dependent upon core, founding members, would be able to revive itself after a period of forty years?  ABBA first formed as a group [...]