Day: January 7, 2019

Nun-sense

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Musings from 75 years of combined marketing (and life) expertise. After all, marketing is life, right?

Blog Hero: Economics of Immigration

Risk and Reward, the Economics of Immigration

In 2018 controversy and rage around immigration—illegal and otherwise—seemed to dominate the news cycle. As I took off over the Atlantic today, leaving behind the coastline and eastern border of the United States, I couldn’t help but reflect on my own family’s story. In 1910 my great grandfather Onorato Cecconi left a small village north of Florence, Italy, called San Quirico, in search of the American dream. He was a younger son in a large family of flour millers who for several hundred years had milled chestnut flour on the gentle slopes between Florence and Bologna. Neither rich nor poor,

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Blog Hero: Economics of Immigration

Risk and Reward, the Economics of Immigration

In 2018 controversy and rage around immigration—illegal and otherwise—seemed to dominate the news cycle. As I took off over the Atlantic today, leaving behind the coastline and eastern border of the United States, I couldn’t help but reflect on my own family’s story. In 1910 my great grandfather Onorato Cecconi left a small village north

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