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Michael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third WorldMichael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World Next up on my reading list. Lewis, author of Liar's Poker, The Big Short and Money B

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Determining Marital Compatibility

24 January, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
It’s been a very busy week at JohnGSelf Associates with several executive searches running concurrently, so we are sharing an oldie but goodie today. Enjoy! TV programming has reached a sad, extremely sorry state of affairs. Following the writer’s strike earlier this decade, my stepdaughter, who was then working for Disney ABC television, warned that […] Read more»

Black-eyed Peas: Prosperity, Good Fortune In 500 CE

3 January, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
The holidays are over and we can pause to remember the funny things that happened in all of the rush. Gifts forgotten in a closet, presents mislabeled, disasters in the kitchen, including small fires — well you get the picture. On New Year’s Day the morning includes parades and the afternoon is filled with endless […] Read more»

Buying Beef In A ‘Dry’ City

27 December, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — A friend who lives in Chicago — originally from Terrell, Texas — just texted me as she was passing through “lovely Mesquite” … as a passenger, not the driver.  She and her husband are in the state for the Christmas holiday, visiting relatives and friends. For some reason — perhaps Christmas season […] Read more»