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June 18, 2018

Yale’s CEO Summit, Perry Ellis Sells Back to Founder, Delta Dawn and Morning Report Live Today 10:00 a.m. Entrepreneur Channel

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Morning Report Live Today at 10:00 a.m. on the Entrepreneur Channel. Use this link: https://www.personalstudiolive.com/oxfordevents The Yale CEO Summit was held...
June 15, 2018

Get On The DropBox Bandwagon, From California Shipyard to Two-Bedroom, Amazon Execs Move Up in Whole Foods and Comcast is at the Gates

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Huge news no one is talking about – The University of Chicago is making the SAT and ACT optional, beginning with...
June 12, 2018

Cindy Eckert Takes Back the Helm at Sprout, IHOP Flipped to IHOb, Democrats Miss a Layup and World Cup Starts Thursday

Good Tuesday Morning, good body language and a good vibe last night at the US – North Korea Summit – if both sides sign a Joint...
June 11, 2018

Trump – N. Korea Summit, KKR Buys Envision Healthcare, Pope Francis Scolds Oil CEOs and Porsche Event Agenda

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Kim Jong-un got the sales tip – Look like the money you are asking for – when he and President Trump...
June 8, 2018

Washington Wins Stanley Cup, We Lost Super-Talent Anthony Bourdain, Harold Ford Jr. is Back and Ant Financial Raises $14 Billion

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Faulkner’s best line – Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy – rings true this morning as...
June 7, 2018

Spade’s Sister Shares Truth, MiMedx Blows Up This Morning, Bo and Luke Shut Down Quarterly Profit Forecasts and Spotify’s New Wolf-Man Jack

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Inside scoop is Amazon will soon sell home insurance. GM’s president, Dan Amman, is stepping down from Lyft’s board. Relations down...
June 6, 2018

Elon Musk Rough Couple Months, Sun Sets on the Taxi King, Miss America Scraps the Swimsuit and We Wish Grant All the Success

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Having slept and showered at the SpaceX/Tesla HQs, Elon musk opened his annual investors conference with this sunny disposition, “This was,...
June 5, 2018

After Stepping Up – Howard Schultz Steps Down, Hottest Stock on Wall St., Rue La La Buys Gilt Groupe, Western Weddings in Iran and Congrats to Jeanette Perez

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – What could be less fun than being the CEO of Starbucks with Howard Schultz sitting down the hall? The arrangement of...
June 4, 2018

US – North Korea Summit Seating Chart, Google Won’t Renew Pentagon Contract, Print Takes Another Hit, Best July 4th Junctures and Microsoft Buys GitHub for $2 Billion

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – NY Times went undercover and did one of those double-mock missions – backdoor investigation to discover Facebook had cut deals to...
June 1, 2018

North Korea’s Butler Negotiation Strategy, The Reality from Hurricane Maria, No Kremlin Irony and Tiffany’s Sales on the Rise

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – What an Entrepreneurial gift – Zuckerberg’s annual Facebook investor conference held yesterday where he used his super vote majority to shoot...
May 31, 2018

Warren Buffett and Uber – Never Meant to Be, Kendrick Lamar Accepts Pulitzer, Dick’s Gun Ban Didn’t Hurt Business and Sports Update

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Just when I needed you most – Warren Buffett offered Uber a $3 billion investment, but talks fell apart. It’s hard...
May 30, 2018

Sweet Home Alabama, Fenway Partners Acquire Iconic, SoulCycle Pulls IPO, Katz’s Deli Now Delivers and Member Highlight John McCallum

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Bird, an electric scooter sharing startup, is raising a new round at a $1 billion valuation. I test drove one at...
May 29, 2018

Starbucks Don’t-Waste-A-Crisis Strategy, Lebron vs. Golden State (Again), JAB Buys Pret A Manger for $2 Billion and June 13 Event at Porsche HQ

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Starbucks is losing control of its Don’t-Waste-a-Crisis PR strategy to close all 8,000 stores for racial bias training with the pushback...
May 24, 2018

Brian Kemp’s Entrepreneurial Surge, Register for Event on June 13, DC Going to the Stanley Cup and Elon Musk is All About Rockets and Balanced Journalism

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – With Stacey Abrams being potentially the first African-American female governor in the country, Georgia Governor’s race is suddenly getting national attention,...
May 23, 2018

House Rolls Back Provisions of Dodd-Frank, Sweethearts Couldn’t Carry NECCO, Salesforce Public Art Project and New Member Annie Eaton

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Sweethearts couldn’t carry the company – NECCO (New England Confectionery Company), the maker of candies like Sweethearts and Clark Bars, is...
May 22, 2018

JC Penny CEO Steps Down to Join Lowe’s, Starbucks Managers Walk Out, Sony To Take Control of EMI for $2.3 Billion, Remember the Nucleolus? and a 7S Session – Margaritaville-Style

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Starbucks spent all day Monday walking back Sunday’s Always Welcome decision on non-paying guests which sparked a mini-revolt from store managers...
May 21, 2018

Starbucks Song – Don’t Toss Us Away, Picasso’s Hand at Porsche, MLP Payroll Buys 49 Percent of ABS Payroll, 10-4 Good Buddy on the Road

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Starbucks made it official Sunday – any customer is welcome to use Starbucks spaces, including their restrooms, cafes and patios, regardless...
May 18, 2018

New $2.95 Uber Rides, Member Winners of Forbes Small Giants and Oxford Complimentary VIP with Malcolm Gladwell and Michelle Wolfe July 22 – NYC

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Uber, can we just get it over with and fire anyone associated with the founder – Still considered one of Travis...