Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Woman at the Well

A few weeks ago in an interview with the Financial Times, Howard Schultz, the chief executive of Starbucks noted that in the days after the fall of Lehman Brothers in 2008 he saw the impact the financial crisis was having on the company he had created. “I was seeing something dying that was an extension […]

Winning

As happens all too often, media outlets from TMZ to the New York Times and millions of Americans have been consumed with the foibles and rants of a Hollywood celebrity. Charlie Sheen, who reportedly has battled drug, alcohol, and other addictions for years, has access to every resource available to him: money, the best rehab […]

Moms and Jobs

In Lowell, Massachusetts, a bold experiment is taking place that can inspire new ways of doing business in the United States.   Moms and Jobs, or MoJo for short, is a startup company with a mission: to improve the lives of single mothers, more than 25% of whom live in poverty.  The Boston Globe   covered the company in […]