Published Articles

Equality, Empowerment, Unity – Bring Back the Draft

May 25, 2016 Anyone know where this country went?“And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.”Read more…  Read More →

Secrets of a Career Climb: Make Shit Happen, Deal When It Does

June 01, 2015 Last summer, a friend asked if I would consider being a featured speaker for his “Visiting Executive Lecture Series” at William Paterson University’s Cotsakos College of Business.Read more…  Read More →

How Wellington Mara Became my Pen Pal & Giant Season Ticket Benefactor

January 28, 2015 Without fail, twice a year, I have a fond thought for a man I never had the pleasure of meeting. Those times: National Football League opening day and during the frenzy leading up to an American holiday called the Super Bowl. The man:... (more...)

Is Judge Shopping a Crime? Should It Be?

January 12, 2015 Last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit dealt a stunning rebuke to prosecutors of the Southern District of New York (“SDNY”) and Federal Judge, Richard J Sullivan. In a blistering ruling, Read more…  Read More →

Huffington Post: Goldman Sachs Three on a Match: Lehman, AIG and Carmen Segarra?

October 10, 2014 Last week brought three headline stories exposing some of the behind the scene dealings between our major financial institutions and the supposedly impartial regulatory bodies that monitor them. Not much of what I read surprised me,... (more...)

Huffington Post: Who’ll Come First, Internet Jesus or Cyber Adolf?

July 31, 2014 Conditions are rife for a global revolution, with channels to drive one ever strengthening. All that’s missing is a charismatic leader to pull the strings. History imparts that person will arrive. Pray for goodness because it could... (more...)

Huffington Post: Twitter: As a Bluebird on Facebook’s Shoulder? Satisfactual!

May 21, 2014 Eight years old, global brand recognition, 255 million users, ninth most visited website in the world, a $19 billion public market valuation, an annual revenue run rate of $1 billion AND the sky is falling? Nonsense!Read more…  Read More →

The Business Rights Center : Innocents In Prison? No Kidding, Judge Rakoff!

May 6, 2014 In early April, Judge Jed S. Rakoff of Manhattan’s federal trial court spoke at the University of Southern California law school. His topic was “Why Innocent People Plead Guilty.”Read more…  Read More →

Huffington Post: Activist Shareholders: Hear Them, Don’t Necessarily Heed Them

May 6, 2014 January 1987 and South Africa was burning. The eyes of the free world transfixed on a country in turmoil — declared state of emergency, mounting Anti-apartheid protests and a contentious national election come May. Three months earlier... (more...)

Business Insider: Here’s What I Learned About Leadership When I Bumped Into A Legendary Adman

March 27, 2014 It was 1986 and I was on the fast track: 28 years old and a newly minted corporate officer, Vice President/Director Financial Analysis at The Ogilvy Group, Inc. (“TOG” – then the NASDAQ and London Stock Exchange listed parent... (more...)

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