If you don’t like what’s on TV create your own show: Accessible Media for the Masses!

In December 2010 I conducted an interview with Colin Cram on the new PI Inquisitive Eye TV Channel regarding the monumental announcement that the UK Government was moving away from engaging large IT suppliers, choosing instead to pursue direct relationships with small to medium-sized vendors. Besides the main event interview with Cram, there are corresponding … Continue reading

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Reality is Boring – China is Better! A Tale of Business in the New World!

A modern but timeless global business story in the spirit of James Clavell, China Fortunes is a vast and sweeping tale addressing one of today’s hottest topics – doing business in China. Taking readers on the ground from China’s early opening up to current times, the book traces the changes of fortune and cultural edification … Continue reading

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Cop Killer’s Friends Explain Why He Did It: I Was Depressed and Had a Fight With My Family

“He used to have a truck and then I only saw him on bikes. He had all kinds of ideas for that place, but all his dreams ended up failing,” said Dubosq.” from Accused in police killing depressed: friends, CBC News January 14th, 2011 When will it end . . . this practice of people … Continue reading

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Special News Bulletin: Toronto Police Officer Killed by Stolen Snowplow – Suspect in Custody

“He was out doing his job in the early-morning hours, in the city, [in] a very dangerous situation, and … put his life on the line, and tragically has lost his life doing his job,” Chief Bill Blair told reporters. Whenever we read about brave and selfless professional law enforcement officers who, in relative obscurity … Continue reading

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Are the differences between a right to die choice and a victim of murder too subtle for the courts to differentiate between the two?

“The cases highlight the confusion surrounding the legal tests for murder, assisted suicide and euthanasia. Campaigners argue there should be clear guidance on how prosecutors should respond to cases where a competent adult requests help to die, and where relatives inflict death without the clear wishes of their loved ones. “The law needs to protect … Continue reading

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Sensationalistic headlines blaming everything from the FDA to The Tea Party for the tragic Arizona shooting reveals a great deal about the present day American Psyche

It is Congress that has allowed the FDA to continue censoring the science behind nutritional supplements while pushing psychiatric drugs on children, for example. Did you know that vitamin D deficiency promotes schizophrenia? from How Congress helped created the very mental illness that resulted in the Giffords shooting by Mike Adams, NaturalNews.com, January 11th, 2011 … Continue reading

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The Bi-Polarized Marriage: An All Too Real Journey

“As much as it’s a biomedical condition, people with mental illnesses can’t be let completely off the hook,” says Dr. Karp, who himself has major depression.  “Of course, we can’t expect them to pull themselves up by their bootstraps when they’re acutely ill, but during periods of wellness they owe it to their spouses to … Continue reading

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2010 Will Be A Tough Year to Top . . .

Recently the good people at WordPress, who are the gracious hosts for the PI Social Media Network’s stable of blogs . . . I guess that stable would be the right word, provided a rather exceptional report on individual blog performances for the past year. This was a great service on a number of levels, … Continue reading

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A Punch in the Heart: For Every Golden Voiced Ted Williams There Are a Million Peggys

Like everyone I too was moved when just this afternoon I saw for the first time the video of former addict Ted Williams that went viral in a matter of days topping more than 6 million views and counting.  It is a story of redemption and hope and the promise that it is never too … Continue reading

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The Two New Books in 2011 That Will Forever Change Public Sector Procurement!

On the PI Window on Business’ second show back in April 2009 I welcomed along with McEvoy Galbraeth and Anne Phillips, Stephen Bauld who at the time was Vice President for the Ontario General Contractors Association and author of the books “Leadership Or The Lack Thereof” and “The Municipal Procurement Handbook (two editions).” For those … Continue reading

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