End of the American Century

End of the American Century

American Influence. Declining. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 12 October 2017 End of the American Century I was thinking about a book, written by a friend of mine entitled The End of the American Century. The author is Steve Schlossstein (yes indeed 3 Ss),...
Climate Change

Climate Change

Deny Climate Change Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 22 August 2016 Rethinking Climate Change Is everything in this world today political? Why is climate change a political issue? It is time that we realized that our political bent may very well blind all of...
Recession. Navigating Downturns and Winning

Recession. Navigating Downturns and Winning

Navigating Economic Downturns Recession. Navigating Downturns and Winning Remaining Calm Around The Recession The “R” Word Recession? One cannot turn on the business news, visit a web portal, or read a newspaper or magazine. Not without being reminded that...
Sears and Macy’s. Going Out of Business.

Sears and Macy’s. Going Out of Business.

Sears and Macy’s. Already dead. Sears and Macy’s. Going Out of Business. Are Sears and Macy’s in the throes of a death struggle? The problem with Sears and Macy’s won’t be solved with store consolidation, liquidation or closures. And the problem is...
Brexit succession means nobody wins

Brexit succession means nobody wins

Brexit Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 24 January 2016 Brexit. EU Demise The unthinkable happened with Brexit Brexit was a bloodless civil war. We have come along way (or have we?). Time was an obscure Archduke could be assassinated in Bosnia and the whole...
Hewlett Packard layoffs prove HP’s brand failure

Hewlett Packard layoffs prove HP’s brand failure

HP has failed as a brand Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 16 September 2015 Hewlett Packard layoffs prove HP’s brand failure I have written before about Hewlett Packard’s splitting into two companies and now the manufacturer is in the news again for...
The brand failure of the middle class

The brand failure of the middle class

Stanford University has just announced that families of students accepted at this great center of learning with an annual income below $120,000 per year no longer has to pay tuition. Great news for Stanford hopefuls. And, it seems that Harvard, Princeton and Yale have...