College Woes

College Woes

While Harvard receiving bailout funds made the news, be thankful, you are not a university protest. Higher education in the U.S. is about to experience the most significant disruption ever, and the effects will change the industry forever. As Scott Galloway has said,...

Airlines, What Does the Future Hold?

COVID is taking a massive toll on the airline industry. The chart below shows the fall in U.S. passenger traffic and airline values. Finding the right space and conditions for 62% of the world’s planes and keeping them airworthy have suddenly become priorities...
Employee Mental Health

Employee Mental Health

COVID is causing financial stress for many business owners, and employees and the daily news is not helping that fear go away. This week’s unemployment numbers are sure to cause more heartburn. Also, many of those still working are working from home, which is...
The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling

I am sure we are all familiar with Hans Christian Andersen’s story of the swan that grows up among the ducks and is abused by the others until, much to his delight, he matures into a beautiful swan, the most beautiful bird of all. The story is beloved worldwide...
To Buyback or Not Buyback, That is the Question?

To Buyback or Not Buyback, That is the Question?

As part of The CARES Act, Congress imposed restrictions on stock buybacks. There was bipartisan support for this idea. Billionaire Mark Cuban argued that the rule for any company that receives federal assistance is, “No buybacks. Not now. Not a year from now. Not 20...