October 30, 2008

News & Opinion: Enough already!

By: 800-CEO-READ @ 2:22 AM – Filed under: The Company

For the last few weeks we have been pummeled, along with all of you, by this Category Five financial hurricane. We got sucked in writing post after post about what you could be reading if you wanted to better understand financial collapse. I stopped reading the newspaper because every headline contains some synonym of "worse". Industry watchers are telling me that business books are down somewhere between 15% and 20% compared to last year.

We are fed up (no Bernanke pun intended) with the bad news.

The folks at 800-CEO-READ gathered today to figure out how to move from this paralyzing mode of helplessness and get back what we do well: helping people. We have some ideas in the works, which will include opportunities for you to participate.

Watch the blog over the next week for more on our efforts to break the cycle and make our way back to some normalcy in the world of business.