1.  Why are the Detroit car makers being forced out of the market?  Do they need a bailout?  No, they just made stupid mistakes.  Here’s an excerpt:                                          (GoSee)

“illustrates one of Detroit’s favorite tricks: Create multiple versions of every product under a bunch of different brand names, hoping that if buyers shun one, they’ll take a more favorable view of another. Message to Detroit: Consumers aren’t that stupid. Give them a bit more credit, and you might have a future.”

2.   This article is why I still sometimes answer the phone at work.  Excerpt: “Small is the new big. Sustainable is the new growth. Trust is the new competitive advantage” – GoSee

3.  This chart compares current job growth to Obama’s job growth predictions – GoSee

Thanks, Jason M. Blumer

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