In a savagely competitive world, the difference between great and very good is much, much larger than the difference between very good and good.
For a young man from Iowa or Baltimore, or a small town in Canada or Britain, this would have been his first look at the vaunted German war machine.
Cities combine up-and-to-the-right growth, intractable day-to-day problems, and shifting lines of authority between the public and private sectors.
In the 21st century, utilities – both public and private – are society's hard shell and soft underbelly.
Cities are mostly incremental, but occasionally, there are dramatic changes to the places we live and work.
For the first time in human history, the economic base – and especially those hurt by an otherwise favorable trend – has real-time access to information that can increase its future earning potential dramatically.
Before Eminem sold 100 million records, a powerful prevailing narrative stopped people from recognizing his greatness.
Warren Buffet is frustrated. He wants to make an "elephant-sized" investment, but for the notoriously frugal investor, stocks are priced too high to justify it.