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Narcissism for Black Women: The Very Good and Healthy Expression of Deep Self-Love, and Extreme Self-Devotion. Why? Because It's Good For Ya! And Sometimes I Write about Natural Hair, Among Other Things


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My Inner Nerd Gets Excited: IBM’s Watson Wins Jeopardy

If you are not into computers, this topic might put you to sleep. 🙂 From Valentine’s Day, Monday February 14, until Wednesday February 16, 2011, two former Jeopardy Champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter battled a computer. And not just any computer. It was a machine hundreds of people from IBM and several prestigious colleges […]

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Dear Pepsico,

Please note: I did send this note, via email. I just heard an ad for your “Refresh Project” and the music of John Mayer, “Waiting.” Is your advocacy also endorsing the words of a racist / sexist bigot? Is David Duke a part of your “Refresh Project” as well? You hypocrites can drop Tiger Woods, […]

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Business Failures: Contempt for Customers

The number 1 reason why businesses fail: contempt for customers, often translated and dressed up as falling sales, or loss of revenue. It probably used to take over 10, maybe even 50 years, before it completely collapsed, but today I don’t think that is feasible. Word of mouth travels too fast today. Companies can spend […]

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Black Woman: Another Milestone in Corporate America

This is Ursula Burns, who will become the first female (of African descent) of a major American Corporation. Per the New York Times: Ms. Burns is the first African-American woman to run a company this large. Xerox reported revenue of $17.6 billion in 2008. By the way, I put her picture here for a reason: […]

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Tis the Season: Monday Random Thoughts

I love, and hate, this time of year. I actually like the cold weather, although the cold weather may not like me. I’m pleased to limit my personal exposure to this seasonal emphasis of, “Be Happy! Be Happy! Spend! Spend! Spend! Until you don’t have a nickel to lend!” Consumerism does not enrich the spirit, […]

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Business, Politics and the Personal – Part ii

Continued from Business, Politics and the Personal – Part i &#149 Business: People are in business to make money. That’s a given. I understand that. The Good Person Myth I don’t like the fiction – pushed by the media – that a successful businessperson or famous corporate entity has higher morals or ethics than anyone, […]

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