Friday, February 27, 2009

Maybe Obama is Hoover

Dick Morris on Mr. Gloom and Doom:

So, having inherited a recession, his words are creating a depression. He entered office amid a disaster and he is transforming it into a catastrophe,

Friday, February 20, 2009

What really happens

Very interesting piece on why layoffs don't help companies.

While layoffs may seem like a good way to cut costs in the short-term, the direct and indirect costs of downsizing can paralyze your company’s long-term revenue-generating streams. “The books look great for two or three quarters, and then things don’t get done,” says Jonathan Phillips, managing director of Houston-based executive search firm Magellan International.