Mary Matalin and James Carville: the business of love, hate, marriage and politics

2016-12-09T00:25:44-04:00

Mary Matalin and James Carville, the business of love, hate, marriage and politics By Randall Kenneth Jones Originally published in the Naples Daily News I recently took a vacation from my normal editorial crusade for real human contact and posted a question on Facebook—one I frequently ask in person, too. Yes, Facebook: the technological tool that

10 Minutes with Peggy Post

2016-12-09T00:25:44-04:00

Peggy Post has done her fair share of “opening” and “closing” lately. True, the concept of “closure” has received a lot of attention over the years. Just as a period or an exclamation point ends a sentence, closure marks the literal or emotional conclusion to a series of events. Closure has also highlighted the last

Business Class: Mitchell Gold’s ongoing fight to end discomfort Copy

2016-12-09T00:25:44-04:00

Mitchell Gold's ongoing fight to end discomfort By Randall Kenneth Jones Originally published in the Naples Daily News Mitchell Gold, co-founder and “chair-man” of home furnishings company Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams (MG + BW), wants to make people comfortable—in every sense of the word. comfortable [kuhm-fer-tuh-buhl]  adjective Providing physical comfort: a comfortable chair. Free from stress or anxiety: comfortable

Business Class: Bill Donius’ “Thought Revolution”: Like a Bridge Over Muddled Fodder

2016-12-09T00:25:49-04:00

Bill Donius' "Thought Revolution": Like a Bridge Over Muddled Fodder" By Randall Kenneth Jones Originally published in the Naples Daily News Bill Donius wants people to think, some might say, twice as hard as they normally do. In fact, Donius’ professional focus is the placement of one’s Left Brain, commonly known as the analytical side,

Business Class: What would Emily Post do?

2016-12-09T00:25:49-04:00

Business Class: What would Emily Post do? By Randall Kenneth Jones Originally published in the Naples Daily News Friday, January 24, 2014 Peggy Post is used to meeting nervous people. After all, with the 1922 publication of the book, “Etiquette,” Emily Post—Peggy Post’s great-grandmother-in-law—would forever be known as the official matriarch of social conduct and

Business Class: esteemed actor G.W. Bailey — “everyone is loved by someone.”

2016-12-09T00:25:49-04:00

Esteemed actor G.W. Bailey -- "everyone is loved by someone." By Randall Kenneth Jones Originally published in the Naples Daily News We are simply not going to get along with everyone we meet— no matter what we do, some people are not going to like us. Yes, we can attempt to be nice and attentive.

Business Class: Janet Evanovich, a “Mother Working”

2016-12-09T00:25:45-04:00

Business Class: Janet Evanovich, a "Mother Working" By Randall Kenneth Jones Originally published in the Naples Daily News Friday, February 7, 2014 Has the term “working mother” been bounced around so long that we no longer think about what it really means? Ask a mother her thoughts and the responses are passionate—everything from “’Working Mother’

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