Tagged: Editor's Note

The Art of Being Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Art of Being Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareLegalEditor's Note

Before being elected president, Donald Trump had never worked for anyone but himself or his ultra-wealthy father. That doesn’t explain why he feels so comfortable saying things that are demonstrably untrue, but it could explain why he never had to learn how to own a mistake. read more >

Upside Down World (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Upside Down World (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

It’s almost like the Business Roundtable heard Olivia Farrell’s speech when she accepted the Little Rock Rotary Club’s Business & Professional Leader of the Year award in June and decided to get on board. read more >

That’s Just Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

That’s Just Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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Rivendell’s hiring of a nurse still on professional probation for a drug problem to work with drug addicts, and then protecting him to the point of destroying evidence feels like a systemic problem. read more >

Flagging Disrespect (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Flagging Disrespect (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

I believe in the economic boycott as a perfectly legitimate, free-market tool for encouraging different corporate behavior. It sometimes even works, although there seem to be a lot more calls for boycotts than subsequent victory celebrations. read more >

Right Goal, Wrong Path (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Right Goal, Wrong Path (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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We didn’t know then — how could we? — that Dr. Ben Burris put then-state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson on a $5,000-a-month retainer to champion Burris’ orthodontic agenda. That, needless to say, is not how representative democracy is supposed to work, even if the goal is worthy. read more >

A Company’s Constituencies (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Company’s Constituencies (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

Olivia Farrell, the former CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, accepted her honor of being chosen as the Rotary Club of Little Rock’s Business & Professional Leader of the Year by expanding on her successful fivefold business philosophy. read more >

Arkansas Soap Opera (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Arkansas Soap Opera (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalEditor's Note

I’ve accepted another invitation to speak to the Arkansas chapter of the Certified Fraud Examiners. I thought I’d have to scramble for material, but the hearing into former state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson’s motion to suppress evidence in his federal criminal case feels like manna from heaven. read more >

A Little Side Hustle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Little Side Hustle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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If it’s absolutely legal and ethical and in the state’s best interest for the Crime Lab to contract with a company owned by its assistant director, and if no bidding is necessary on the specific item being purchased, why pay extra for a middleman? read more >

Fake It Till You Break It (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Fake It Till You Break It (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

Overestimating one’s own competence is not really the news here. What's new is the consistency with which other people — complete strangers, even — interpret confidence as competence. read more >

At What Price? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

At What Price? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalTechnology & TelecomTransportationEditor's Note

Uber has become a verb like Google and is gaining more competitors in a market that will soon be saturated. Will having more ride-sharing options make any of us more likely to need a ride, or will ride-sharing become a commodity in which price is the primary differentiator? read more >

Your Just Deserts (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Your Just Deserts (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodEditor's Note

Deserve is not an economic concept; it’s a marketing concept. It’s a word that allows consumers to rationalize spending money on appealing nonessentials. read more >