Every company has a brand promise and personality attributes. Some can't articulate what they are but they are circling around them and hoping for clarity as they grow, or are struggling to remember why they started their company in the first place.
The Danish abstract expressionist painter was fascinated by the concept of the digital age and how it intersects and coexisits with nature. "The organic or natural world has been around for millions of years, but the digital world is very new. They must somehow interfere with each other."
Maybe I'm naïve, but given the magnitude of the problems we face right now, shouldn't we be casting as wide a net as possible for solutions? I don't just want Obama looking to Europe for guidance; I want him looking to every country on Earth for ideas on how to do things better.
The climate for business is changing rather quickly, so focusing exclusively on competition and ROE would seem to be a losing proposition, while collaboration and innovation continues to be the way forward.
What we say, do, and eat has global implications, and on these three major security frontiers we must do better: religious, food and climate security. Each of us has a role to play, and each of us is capable of making a difference.
The Bay State is using less energy per person thanks to smart policy and big investments in programs to save energy. Mitt Romney was part of that legacy, in the good ole days before he flip-flopped and hooked up with Paul Ryan.