Written by Geoff Smith EllisDon CEO


Important Conversations

Jul 04, 2022

It’s July, time to relax.  This blog has no deep message or purpose.  I wrote it a few years ago, and just recently found it while looking for something else: “As you get older, you lea...

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The Great Rebalancing

Jun 02, 2022

My wife and I really enjoy newspapers.  Not just news, but newspapers. Which is all great, except that recently the morning delivery started getting later and later.  Past seven am to seven-thirty, or eight, or later.  One Saturday recently, the paper came at nine-thirty, which...

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May 02, 2022

Warning:  Some readers of this blog will find it wildly naïve.We are all and forever – but especially in uncertain times – bombarded with positive, simplistic and sometimes maudlin sayings and quotes intended to make...

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Apr 04, 2022

Everyone loves talking about leadership, which seems particularly appropriate right now, everywhere in our world. ‘Leadership’ seems kind of like opera, or art, or jello, or maybe lighting a match. Describe all you want the structure or the chemistry, you’re still not half way there. And ...

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