Sunday, January 25, 2004

Prospective topics include:

Apple marketing strategy
Why in the world do people think Tony LaRussa is a good manager?

Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Welcome to Cogent Passion!

Upcoming topics may include:

-B1-JPM deal hype: how in the world does this deal make sense, and why are the pundits caught up in Dimon's glow.
-Apple's product strategy
-ACC expansion: who's the greater fool(s): John Swofford or the ACC school presidents?

More entries coming soon......

With my new friends on the Great Wall of China

With my new friends on the Great Wall of China
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World sun clock

Uncommon Man's Creed

"I do not choose to be a common man. It is my right to be uncommon -- if I can. I seek opportunity -- not security. I do not wish to be a kept citizen, humbled and dulled by having the state look after me. I wish to take the calculated risk; to dream and to build, to fail and to succeed. I refuse to barter incentive for a dole, I prefer the challenges of life to the guaranteed existence; the thrill of fulfillment to the stale calm of utopia. I will not trade freedom for beneficence, nor my dignity for a handout. I will never cower before any master, nor bend to any threat. It is my heritage to stand erect, proud, and unafraid, to think and act for myself, to enjoy the benefit of my creations, and to face the world boldly and say, "this I have done." All this is what it means to be an American." -- Anonymous