Risk

The Businessman

04/18/11

I had a most unusual conversation the other day. In the wee hours of morning, in a darkened coffee shop, a man sat off in the corner, no coffee, no scones, just an intense visage and furrowed brow.... Continue

No Better Place, No Better Time

10/28/10

Last week, a letter in the Wall Street Journal claimed that Americans would be foolish to start a business today because the government has been destroying the incentive to build a successful... Continue

American Parent

10/16/10

We often wonder what it might be like to be a parent in different locations or points in time. Take Gaza for example. Set aside any political or religious differences as best you can. Imagine for a... Continue

On the Cattle Trail

10/08/10

In Colorado, a conversation with a stranger can quickly turn into a nostalgic journey, particularly when speaking with someone whose family has been in the area for at least three generations. If so,... Continue

Beware the Financial-Industrial Complex

09/09/10

Three days before the end of his term as President, Dwight D. Eisenhower—Republican, architect of D-Day, and senior military officer for the United States in the closing years of WWII—gave the... Continue

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due

08/27/10

In 1985, a visitor to China strolling about Beijing or Shanghai could expect to see in a day perhaps 10-20 cars struggling to make their way through a phalanx of bicycles and streaming rivers of... Continue