Unconventional Thinking

November, 2012

The Nexus Of Gravity And Momentum

Friday, November 30th, 2012 by Mark Stevens

Every business deals simultaneously with the forces of gravity and momentum. The winners manage to unleash the latter to prevail over the former.

Let’s explore this more precisely, first on the gravity side. Even for the best of businesses, all of the elements of the universe are constantly and consistently conspiring against it. Competitors. Economic cycles. Evolving trends and technology. And [...]

It Is Going To Happen!

Monday, November 26th, 2012 by Mark Stevens

We are at a time and place in America when the abyss is where the great and fruited plains used to sit. Our toes are at the edge. We are about to free fall into the dark ugliness that surrounds us in the place where pride, opportunity and unbridled optimism used to prevail.

Those of us [...]

Why America Doesn’t Want To Be America Anymore

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 by Mark Stevens

Being an American was always a glowing badge of honor. Something no one else in the world could duplicate. Not even come close to.

But it was never easy. It required thought, self reliance, independence, dreams, inspiration and the acceptance of personal responsibility.

Until recently, that was precisely the way Americans wanted it. Easy wasn’t in our [...]


Friday, November 2nd, 2012 by Mark Stevens

My mom in zeroing in on 92 years old and readying this week to enter an assisted living residence. The time has come and she is ready. The beauty of independence has given way to danger and hardship and so, healthy and happy in the tenth decade of her life, it is time for a [...]

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