Category Archives: economy

Brick and Mortar Shopping malls; our new dinosaurs.

We’re witnessing the slow death of the brick and mortar shopping mall.  They seem to be following the way of the dinosaur.   It might be time to send them to the Smithsonian. Shrinking mall traffic, constant business turnover and the … Continue reading

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Citigroup; for the record my personal brand is culture independent!

To: Citigroup LIC From:  Charles A. Lobosco RE:  Culture fit;  my personal brand is Culture independent! My name is Charles Lobosco;  there I am today at (62)   I’m a Shared Leadership expert with a Presidents service award, as a … Continue reading

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Citigroup; here’s (yet) another shared leadership opportunity…

I’ve been hearing for the last year or so that Citi is closing their Blue Ash IT/development site, born as the Citi/IT/future in late 2006.  Where did I hear this?  Many places.  First this is not a scandal.  This is … Continue reading

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Hey Citigroup; just give me the damn ball! (part two!)

This is my second post to Citigroup and I will keep shouting from the rooftops until we see real changes, positive growth, real ROI for shareholders or until the world ends; whichever comes first. Old habits die hard so unless … Continue reading

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Hey Citigroup; give me the damn ball!

Hey Citigroup; just give me the damn ball! I’m NOT kidding! If nobody wants it; give it to me. I have a 100 day plan that will reinvent, recharge and reinvest in your workforce. To say it another way; I … Continue reading

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Courage; learned the hard way

I’m channeling my wild card virtual mentor John Paul Jones when I say. “I have not yet begun to fight!” Fighting cancer takes courage. Losing an organ as a result takes courage. Awaiting the results of the latest CT scan … Continue reading

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WSJ 4/5-4/6; Where have all the workers gone? Let me tell you

Earlier this month, I spent time in NYC speaking at the National Publicity Summit; picture here and also 30 second full screen video montage link on the blogroll on the right.  I had the privilege of representing media on behalf of … Continue reading

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