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Executive Lounge, Wall Street Elite

If we were uppity and boastful, we’d say something like, ‘It’s all unfolding exactly according to plan.’  But those words feel more like a comic book villain’s than our own.  So in order to avoid coming off two-dimensional and making a laughingstock of ourselves, we’ll just say that we’re still that same group of chipper, […]

November 7, 2016

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Executive Lounge, Wall Street Elite

There’s a great deal of difference between a man who’s knowledgeable about a broad scope of subjects – a college professor, say, or a journalist – and the actual things he professes or writes about.   Take politics, for instance.  A great many men study and write about the subject, but that doesn’t mean they […]

August 16, 2016

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Executive Lounge, Wall Street Elite

We’ve long been of the opinion that certain nations just have an inborn aptitude for certain activities. The Brazilians, as you know, are natural music-makers and knock-out with a beach volleyball, the Irish – comedic wizards, the Icelandic – knitting wunderkinds, Canadians – hockey hotshots, and the Chinese…   Well, until recently we debated what […]

December 9, 2015