University of Georgia

State of Mind: The Last Word

The first column I ever wrote for Georgia Trend was put together hurriedly in the aftermath of 9/11, a rambling patchwork of observations about shopping for American flags and trying to regain some equilibrium. It ran in the October 2001…

Deep Roots

Georgia is blessed with an almost year-round growing season – one reason that agribusiness routinely ranks as the state’s No. 1 industry. With almost 10 million acres of farmland, the Peach State has a long history of agriculture. Anyone who’s…

Game On

Remember when we used to think of video games as a solitary activity or one where a few friends play together virtually for fun? Certainly those scenarios still exist, but today video games have emerged from the sidelines to become…

State of Mind: A Shot in the Arm

The trajectory of the COVID-19 vaccines from need to done deal was a near-miraculous achievement. In less than a year, the global scientific community developed and tested the vaccines, and business and governmental entities effected their production and distribution –…

Boosting Business Skills

A master of business administration, or MBA, has long been considered the gold standard in business credentials. That thinking seems to have gained support during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the period of economic instability offered opportunities for resumé building with…