With his penchant for statistics and formulas, Tom would love this article on Wired.com about a way to assess risk in financial securities. It's a great deal of clarification of how we got into the mess we're in. You've, no doubt, already added CDS to your vocabulary. Now, you can be versed in the term CDO as well.
One auto dealership in the Northeast U.S. is expanding while the rest of the auto industry is struggling. To find out one reason that Herb Chambers is thriving, read this blog entry at Enterprise Media.com.
This came to us from the emails to tom at tompeters.com. We leave it for you to decide, is there an idea here you can use? Free booklet (click on the book cover image) at ExtremeCustomerMakeovers.com.
This one's on our media page, but we just love it when someone "gets Tom." See what we mean in the article "What to Do in Recessionary Times" by Anja Merret on AgoraVox.com.
Dan Pink pointed us to Zappos' mesmerizing real time mapping of people purchasing shoes.
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
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