It’s New Orleans: Out to Lunch

Your New Car and New Job

“Your new Car and New Job” might at one time have been the subject line of a targeted marketing email. We have left those days behind. Way behind. Today, if you spend any time online – and specially on social media – you’ve no doubt noticed what’s going on with personalized advertisements. Ads seem to be getting…

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The Continuing Evolution of New Orleans

After Hurricane Katrina nearly destroyed New Orleans in 2005, we were all focused on the same thing: rebuilding the city. Apart from large areas of the Lower 9th Ward which still remain uninhabited, we have succeeded beyond, what were then, most people’s wildest dreams. Beyond simply rebuilding the city that was, we have moved into what…

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The Other Side of Cancer Alley

The industrial corridor between New Orleans and Baton Rouge is sometimes referred to around here as “Cancer Alley.” The name comes from the refineries and chemical plants that dump waste into the air, land and water. If Oleander Medical Technologies succeeds in its plan, “Cancer Alley” is going to have a whole new meaning. On this…

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The Reality of 21st Century Healthcare

Human beings have probably been talking about their health since language was invented. Today, the reality of 21st Century healthcare compels us to deal with everything from the cost of an ambulance ride to the fallout of over-prescribed painkillers. Let’s start with the latter. Locally, in Louisiana there are reportedly more prescriptions for opioids than there…

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Working On Your Business

Even if you know nothing about business – if your only link to business is listening to this show – you’ve probably heard about the distinction between working in your business and working on your business. Working in your business is what you have to do to get it up and running. Working on your…

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