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10-19-21 Fulcrum

“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.“ –Archimedes Leverage in practice and as a concept is nothing new. Archimedes, a Greek mathematician, engineer and inventor (287 BC – 212 BC), expounded on the use of levers...

10-12-21 Being There

The virtual world is a wonderful place that can conform to any shape, size or context desired. In this reality, everything is possible. Computer-aided lenses can conjure experiences from distant places or challenge our understanding of the physical world and...

10-05-21 Due Diligence

In the financial arena, the term “due diligence” is frequently used to acknowledge and express concern for safekeeping of valuable resources – cash, commodities, stocks, bonds, etc. Those qualified as “fiduciaries” are entrusted with management of such assets in the...

9-28-21 If It Looks Like A…

There are times when it is difficult to arrive at a definitive conclusion. Established facts may lead to a reasonable assumption, but there is still room for error. In those cases, a practical answer is often couched in terms that fit the idiom, “If it looks like a...

9-21-21 When People Listen

A series of E.F. Hutton brokerage commercials in the 1970s featured conversations between individuals comparing advice from different stock brokers. Although setting and situation vary, the conclusion always ends with a reply to a query about advice: “My broker is...

9-14-21 How Local Government Works

Tri-City Voice was founded on the belief that meaningful stewardship and, when necessary, change in our society begins at the local level. Citizen engagement depends not only on willingness and readiness to spend time and resources to protect and advocate, but also a...