Morning Report

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...
May 17, 2018

Scrapping the Private Office, Not Your Average HR Job Posting, Roadie Show, WeWork Acquires MissionU and Entrepreneurial Social Today

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Michael Bloomberg was considered an oddball in the 80’s when he deplored private offices and designed the “pit” where his desk...
May 16, 2018

Match Made in Silicon Valley, Biggest Pot Company on the Planet, No Time for Charlie, Namely Fires CEO and Deep Freeze Tomorrow Night

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Match Made in Silicon Valley – A white paper passed around yesterday among major VC’s Orange County to San Fran is...
May 15, 2018

Problem with College Players and Legal Gambling, Drake Automotive Acquires Proforged, Uber CEO Shades Travis K and Rubicon Raises $65 Million

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – It wasn’t on the judicial scale of Roe vs. Wade, but still a lollapalooza for the Supreme Court to strike down...
May 14, 2018

Amazon – Seattle’s Unfavorite Son, David Tepper Wants to Buy the Carolina Panthers, The Tiffany of Sneakers, May 17 Event, and a Brief History of Lake Okeechobee

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – UK Walks the Line – British companies are now required to publish salary differences between men and women. Live Rounds –...
May 9, 2018

Nike’s New Fab Five, GlassDoor Sells to Recruit for $1.2 Billion, Sting Sells Home and New Members Exceed Expectations

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Two big business news bombs kind of came across as flash news for infomaniacs – Nike cleaned house yesterday firing five...
May 8, 2018

Sports Gambling Fires, Takeda Buys Shire, Food Scoops, Success From Marketing Accidents and Finally Something Good in D.C. – Caps Year?

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Nobody is covering this, but it is huge that any day the Supreme Court could rule if states can legalize sports...
May 7, 2018

Lyft’s Long Game, Seattle’s Tight Spot, Perfect Jeans Over Privacy and Backstage Capital a Big Win for Black Female Founders

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – I will come clean on that I am an Uber fan, (brilliant idea executed) but you know who has really blown...