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Sustaining season: Generational perspective on the growth of opportunity

BY VICTOR V. CLAAR JUNE 1, 2022 “Season” is one of the defining features of Southwest Florida. And since the pandemic, Season with a capital S is even bigger. Consider how passenger travel through the Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) rebounded during the pandemic. After falling to an all-time monthly low [...]

By |2022-06-01T13:40:37-04:00June 1st, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Sustaining season: Generational perspective on the growth of opportunity

Historic advancements in home labor: Generational perspective on the growth of opportunity

BY VICTOR V. CLAAR MAY 1, 2022 I was born in 1965. Technically that makes me a Gen Xer, but barely. A year earlier and I’d be among the last of the baby boomers. Because I have lived a relatively long life, so far, I can understand what life looked like [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:25:20-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Historic advancements in home labor: Generational perspective on the growth of opportunity

News Press: Guest opinion: It may feel like the 1970s, but let’s not bring back 1970s economic policies

There’s a lot about politics, economics and culture that seems eerily reminiscent of the 1970s right now. For starters, ABBA has a new album. We’re, again, playing foreign-policy chess with Russia. In the ‘70s,  Russia — then the Soviet Union — invaded Afghanistan, leading to a U.S. boycott of the [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:37:33-04:00March 16th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on News Press: Guest opinion: It may feel like the 1970s, but let’s not bring back 1970s economic policies

Gulfshore Business: To will the good: Let economics make you more loving

In the November issue, I suggested that one key to business success is treating others well: offering customers a better value proposition than they can find elsewhere and offering employees more attractive employment than they can find elsewhere. Otherwise, customers vanish, and they don’t tell their friends about their great [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:46:09-04:00February 1st, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Gulfshore Business: To will the good: Let economics make you more loving

Gulfshore Business: What Should Caring Businesses Care About?

Businesses have strong incentives to treat others well. Think first about how a business serves customers. A business will never succeed if it’s not relentlessly thinking about how to care for existing and future customers even more effectively than it or its competitors do currently. Many newv entures fail because [...]

By |2021-11-09T14:50:53-04:00November 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Gulfshore Business: What Should Caring Businesses Care About?

The Quarter-Million Under 20

Making sure the future is secure for the next generation of leaders BY VICTOR V. CLAAR SEPTEMBER 2, 2021 Each year Gulfshore Business recognizes its “40 under 40,” Southwest Floridians who have distinguished themselves in their professions and in the community. This is a great opportunity to celebrate our community’s young leaders [...]

By |2021-09-08T11:25:30-04:00September 8th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on The Quarter-Million Under 20

Guest opinion: The self-fulfilling prophecy of shortages

By Victor V. Claar May 13, 2021 On Monday evening, May 10, I bought gas as usual at Sam’s Club in Naples. I bought it because I needed it. The lines were about the same as they normally are at Sam’s that time of day, and I paid less than [...]

By |2022-06-02T12:18:49-04:00May 14th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Guest opinion: The self-fulfilling prophecy of shortages
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