Intentional Technology for Startups

I’ve been there. There are probably only a couple of you and only so many hours in a week. I vividly remember watching Saturday parades go down Front Street from the window upstairs, our baby boy napping in his Pack ‘n Play next to the...

No Flood of New Money: Deposits flat at TC banks

Rising interest rates have been a boon to savers, who have seen little return on their savings accounts and certificates of deposits at banks and other financial institutions in recent years. “Rates were so low, you almost expected some banks to charge people to keep their...

Yes, we can be charming and prosperous

Last year, I spoke to the Front Street Irregulars, a group of local men and women who run many of the most successful companies in the region. Among their goals is improving the business climate so more high-value businesses can succeed and scale here. They...

The Right Time for a Nerd

“Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor.” – Hesiod, Greek poet, ~800 BC “Timing is everything.” Have truer words ever been spoken?  That well-worn and universal phrase applies to so many circumstances in everyday life – business decisions, personal...