I am a white male. I make no apologies for it because I was born that way and had absolutely no control over my skin color. Conversely, those of other races can say the same: our skin color and our gender (minus surgical procedures) are metaphysical facts of reality.
Get your minds out of the gutter—it’s nothing like that. Not even a man crush. More like abundant entrepreneurial admiration to the nth degree.
Perhaps it’s time to end our (predominantly) two party political system as we now know it. Perhaps ALL political parties should be abolished.
Imagine yourself sitting down to dinner in a restaurant 15 or 20 years ago. Your meal is placed on the table before you and it looks fantastic. “Good enough to take a picture of you,” you enthuse to your dining companion.
“Dear Abby: I’m In Sales, And…”
(BAMSouth.com Publisher Jack Criss was interviewed recently by Brandon, MS-based journalist and fellow South Jackson native, Chuck Bailey, to reminisce about his years in media—the good, the bad and the ugly!)
Would I ever consider running for political office? Not a snowball’s chance in hell.
I’ve always found the overused expression “Having a dialogue” annoying. It’s never been clear to me what simply talking about something—specifically a problem that needs to be addressed—can do to formulate a solution. Logic and rational thinking have rules and to simply jabber away to be heard and not follow these rules does nothing but blow hot air (or make the talker feel good about him or herself).
Not long ago, in a bit of reflective contemplation, I posted the following on my personal Facebook page:
In 2005, I, along with several thousand other readers, bought retired GE CEO Jack Welch’s latest book, “Winning.” Naturally, I hoped to gleam tips from the great business guru and corporate legend on how to “win” in my own business of publishing.
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