Bitter Pills

Bitter Pills

According to several news articles, including this post from Reuters, Johnson & Johnson will be splitting into two divisions — one for its consumer health products and one for its pharmaceuticals and medical devices. This will be the first time since the company...
Say What?

Say What?

Our friends at CNBC have joined our friends at Harvard Business Review (HBR) and our other friends in the nation’s capital to collaborate on The Great Infantilization. While our friends at CNBC and HBR are supposed to be educating us, or at least sharing...
The Rule of Sevens

The Rule of Sevens

You can tell something’s in really deep trouble when you start to see articles about it. Given the diligence with which we’ve gone about removing meaning from language, conflating it with oppression, and weaponizing it in service to whatever our particular...
When Everybody’s Out to Get You …

When Everybody’s Out to Get You …

In celebration of Back to School Week, Harvard Business Review (HBR) published another article for children. This one particularly targets children who work from home, who experience periodic feelings that the world may not exist to make them happy, who have rather...
Well, Blow Me Down

Well, Blow Me Down

Late last week and early this week, parts of the northeast were being warned to brace for the arrival of Hurricane Henri. (I live in central Connecticut.) As a result, news outlets — broadcast and online — were selling tons of advertising by sharing hysteria mixed...