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Must Watch Internet Trends Via Mary Meeker

Share This With Your Team: Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet Trends Report & Its Impact On Advertising A must read: The annual Mary Meeker peek at what’s happening in the Internet universe. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker delivers her annual internet trends report. She says “easy growth is behind us” as the newest […]

Ad Agency People: Get The Hell Out Of Town

Can Ad Agency People Get The Hell Out Of Town? I’ve been thinking about living and working in a foreign country. I am not alone. It might be a life stage for me (I sold my ad agency a couple of years ago and do not have to live in any specific locale — although […]

Switzerland, Australia, Norway, Sweden — Not The USA

In “The lottery of life. Where to be born in 2013”, The Economist tells us what are the best countries to born in today. Switzerland is #1 and Australia is #2. USA is only #16. You will have to take a look at the criteria to find out why. But, I’ll go with any countries in the […]

Best Places To Retire (Really?)

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“Best Places to Retire” is one of those standard go-to magazine and website articles designed to capture the dreams of Baby Boomers. I get it. They  usually include a mix of criteria like cost-of-living; climate; the economy; health care; recreation and occasionally culture. Me? I need culture. I need intellectual stimulation not another discussion about […]

The American Retirement Savings Deficit Meets China

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A central theme in “Boomercide” is our retirement savings deficit. According to Retirement USA, the difference between what Americans will need for retirement and what they have actually saved is $6.6 trillion. The Employee Benefit Research Institute reports on the average retirement savings of various age groups. The current figures are scary: Workers ages 45-54 […]