Essentially Elements!

Essentially Elements!

So, you want to save the world from all the political, social and economic turmoil? That is certainly a huge undertaking for anyone. But, as one of my associates says, “better save the planet first, or we haven’t got anything…

The Year Ahead: 2017

The Year Ahead: 2017

What a year 2016 was! So much occurred this past year -- some great events and some real challenges to each of us and maybe even humanity. So what else is new? How do we reconcile all of it? Or…

The Blue-Collar Jobs 2.0

The Blue-Collar Jobs 2.0

Middle America wants its jobs back. But they are not coming back the way they were. The big push to rebuild America’s infrastructure – on a big and small scale -- will require a new workforce, one that has greater…

Thanksgiving Reflection

Thanksgiving Reflection

This past Thanksgiving offered us a few days to reflect on what we have to be grateful for and to realize it is wonderful that we can celebrate the people we value in our lives. We are truly blessed. It is…