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Thoughts of the Week

By Jeffrey M. Weiner, Chairman & CEO, Marcum LLP

 

Somebody's Watching Me

December 06, 2019


When Tracy and I sit down to watch Treadstone, I’ve never given a second thought to who might be watching us. But maybe I should. On the heels of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping fren...

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Robo-Nuisance

November 22, 2019


We all get them. Those #$%& robocalls with an important message about our long-paid-off student loans, credit card offers, unpaid taxes, or great solar panel deals. With more of them spoofi...

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Tuition Shock

November 15, 2019


Did you see the news that the cost of attending the University of Chicago is likely to hit $100,000 a year by 2025? The price tag at Columbia University, Harvey Mudd College and Southern Methodist ...

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Lunch Shaming

November 08, 2019


Of the many outrageous things we are assaulted with every day in the news, one that has really disturbed me is so-called “lunch shaming,” aimed at kids who can’t pay their school lunch bills. S...

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Wegmania!

November 01, 2019


New York is a city of foodies, so it’s not entirely surprising that people here have been going crazy about the opening of NYC’s first Wegmans at the Brooklyn Navy Yard last Sunday. For those w...

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Living Free

October 25, 2019


Protesters are taking to the streets in Hong Kong, Chile and Spain for different reasons, but there’s one thing they all have in common: They want to make their voices heard. Many or most are p...

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Turbulence Ahead

October 18, 2019


No doubt, we’re living in volatile times. With daily headlines about Turkey, Syria and China - and the cloud of impeachment hanging over everything - it’s hard for business leaders to feel confiden...

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In a Galaxy Far, Far Away

October 11, 2019


It seems every morning this week I’ve woken to alerts on my phone announcing that day’s Nobel Prize winners. Many of us remember the first time we peered through a “real” telescope at school or...

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The Vaping Debacle

October 04, 2019


Two weeks ago I wrote about guns. This week I’m turning to another scourge - vaping. As a CEO, I’m appalled at the lack of conscience we’ve seen from the vaping industry. The predatory companies we...

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The CEO Shuffle

September 27, 2019


So Adam Neumann finally stepped down as CEO of We Work. The only surprising thing is that it didn’t happen sooner. Investors love visionary, larger-than-life CEOs...until their antics become a litt...

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CEOs Speak on Gun Violence

September 20, 2019


As a dad, it was hard for me to watch the new public service announcement on gun violence prevention that was all over the news this week. It opens with kids doing what many of our children did...

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The Great Unknown

September 13, 2019


Uncertainty. If I had to describe the number one challenge business leaders are facing right now, that’s got to be at the top of the list. This came through loud and clear in our latest Marcum LLP...

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Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in this column are solely those of Jeffrey M. Weiner and do not represent those of Marcum LLP, its partners or its employees.

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