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How global demographics and technology are changing the face of our planet

Todd Clarke @ February 10, 2009 # Comments Off on How global demographics and technology are changing the face of our planet

The video does a nice job of summarizing the acceleration of technolgy and its innovation. Couple that with changing demographics (for example, did you know there are more people who speak english in China, than there are people in the United States?

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Do you procrastinate?

Todd Clarke @ February 4, 2009 # Comments Off on Do you procrastinate?

It’s true, many of us suffer from this disease- it is amazing – as a deadline approaches, so many of us end up giving the dog a bath, cleaning the house, filing paperwork, just about anything to keep us from focusing on the work at hand. My wife, Kahleetah, and I think Sponge Bob typifies […]

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Albuquerque in top 5 for building wealth

Todd Clarke @ February 3, 2009 # Comments Off on Albuquerque in top 5 for building wealth

AP neswire has a story that indicates that Albuquerque is 5th in the nation for pay. The compensation experts at Salary.com uncovered the top US cities for building personal net worth by taking into account local salaries, cost of living and unemployment relative to the national average. The other 4 cities include: 1. Plano, TX […]

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Does this look familiar?

Todd Clarke @ February 3, 2009 # Comments Off on Does this look familiar?

Wired Magazine has an article on the upcoming Terminator moved which has been filming in Albuquerque during the last year. As New Mexico continues to beef up its filming resume, I remain amazed at how many buildings I recognize in various movies. Take this photo for example: Although the photo shows a post apocalyptic scene […]

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CCIM’s take on Mark to Market accounting and its impact on the economy.

Todd Clarke @ February 2, 2009 # Comments Off on CCIM’s take on Mark to Market accounting and its impact on the economy.

I received this earlier last week from our good friend, Mac Maclure with an update on the how the definition of a phrase could be having a large impact on the current liquidation crisis: Dear Members of the Faculty: During this historic week in America as we experience another peaceful transition of power in our […]

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