Category Archives: Business

An old warhorse dishes on the PR industry

I worked eight years for Fleishman-Hillard, one of the world’s premier public relations agencies. During that time, I often thought we ran the world, and I’m being only slightly facetious. On any given day, those capable of digging behind the … Continue reading

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First chapter of my new novel, Red Metal

My new novel, Red Metal, is now available, and you can buy it here. It’s the story of the battle between the CEO of a copper-mining company and the hedge-fund manager who decides to shake him down or take him down. The … Continue reading

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Run government like a business? An impossible, foolish notion

Carly Fiorina, the one-time CEO of Hewlett-Packard, threw her hat in the ring last week to become the GOP 2016 nominee for president. Like many business types before her, she pledged that, if elected, she would “run government like a … Continue reading

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