Biofuel from Algae

July 31, 2009

Talk of biofuel as an alternative to oil was all the rage when crude was skyrocketing towards $200/barrel. About the … Continued

Health Care and Development

July 30, 2009

Health care reform continues to make headlines in the United States. As president and CEO of a business, I am … Continued

The Temptation of Power

July 29, 2009

In late June, Honduran soldiers stormed the presidential palace in Tegucigalpa and forced President Manuel Zelaya into exile in Costa … Continued

Hope in Ghana

July 28, 2009

President Barack Obama's recent visit to Ghana placed that small country in the global spotlight. President Obama selected Ghana for … Continued

Big Brother meets Animal Farm

July 27, 2009

Perhaps nothing is more important to humankind that ensuring that its food and water supplies are safe and secure. The … Continued

Living in a “Nano” World

July 24, 2009

When people hear the term nanotechnology, they either think of a brighter future helped along through the introduction of new … Continued

Kurd-Arab Tensions Raise Concerns and Debate

July 23, 2009

Earlier in the week I posted a blog entitled Rising Tensions Between Kurds and Arabs. In that blog, I observed … Continued

Food Crisis and Recession

July 22, 2009

In 2007 and the beginning of 2008 (before the global recession began grabbing all of the headlines), the global crisis … Continued

Morocco’s Example

July 21, 2009

Last September in a post entitled Making Money in the Med I discussed Tanger Med, a large Moroccan port that … Continued

Rising Tensions Between Kurds and Arabs

July 20, 2009

Regular readers of this blog know that my company, Enterra Solutions, conducts an increasing amount of business in Iraq — … Continued

Litigating the Past

July 17, 2009

There is an old joke that if you want to be competitive with a country like China all you have … Continued

Will Asia Drive Global Growth?

July 16, 2009

The news out of Asia was good this morning as China reported "its economy [had] accelerated in the second quarter, … Continued

Have I Done Any Good

July 15, 2009

One of the recurring themes of this blog has been philanthropy. That might seem odd for a corporate blog, but … Continued

Building Little Houses

July 14, 2009

The foreclosure rate on homes in America remains high. One of the reasons is that people, believing that housing prices … Continued

Foreign Aid (Good and Bad)

July 13, 2009

Among those eager to tell the incoming Obama administration how to do its job were Lorne Craner, the president of … Continued

Tensions Continue in Northern Iraq

July 10, 2009

During the general election in Iraq, things were mostly quiet and in order except in Northern Iraq in the area … Continued

Development and the Future of Afghanistan

July 9, 2009

Before being fired by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, General David D. McKiernan served as commander of U.S. and NATO … Continued

The Future of Mobile Communications

July 8, 2009

An article in The Economist claims that Marty Cooper is the most influential person no one has ever heard of … Continued

Innovation, Inventions, and Investment

July 7, 2009

As I noted in my post entitled Innovating the Future, more and more headlines are asking where are all the … Continued

The Protean Corporation

July 6, 2009

Michael Shawn Malone is a man of many talents. He has been an author, columnist, editor, investor, business-man, and television … Continued

And the winner is …

July 4, 2009

The winner of the beautiful Knoll desk lamp (worth nearly $200) courtesy of is Jason Camlic. Have a happy … Continued

Celebrating Freedom

July 3, 2009

Although tomorrow is the actual anniversary of America’s declaration of independence from Britain, many companies are giving their employees the … Continued

Innovating the Future

July 2, 2009

One of the frequently asked questions about the U.S. stimulus package centers on new jobs: Where are they? States like … Continued

Update on Cloud Computing

July 1, 2009

I posted my first blog about cloud computing in early 2008 [The Coming Age of Cloud Computing (Jan 2008)] and … Continued