The View from my Desk

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Thoughts on Biofuels Production | Mon, 03/28/2011 - 17:25
An article in today’s Economist,   “A special report on feeding the world: No easy fix” (http://www.economist.com/node/18200678 ) focuses on a problem that receives relatively little attention today, but which requires a great deal of consideration.  In order to feed the world’s people, food production must increase by about 1.5% each year. While this sounds like a fairly...
The Most Important Interview Question | Tue, 02/22/2011 - 16:41
The most important interview question you can ask is also one of the simplest:  “Why do want the job we need to fill?”  While there is  no single correct answer there are some very promising ones, and some that are major red flags.  The best answer is something like, “Because you need what I have to offer, and your position would be an ideal next step for me.”  Let’s...
Top Biofuels Business People | Fri, 02/04/2011 - 15:15
2010 Top Biofuels Business People In October, Biofuels Digest released the results of their readers’ poll of the top 100 people in biofuels.  The people named were from business, education, government, and non-profits.  I am particularly interested in the work of the marvelous entrepreneurs, those whose efforts are rewarded by real contributions in a free economy.  They are the...
Making a Successful Offer | Wed, 01/12/2011 - 21:58
Even in a time of high unemployment, finding and recruiting the very best possible person for your specific needs is challenging.    Both your offer process and the offer content are significant to the candidate personally, to your reputation and to the candidate’s decision.   Think about process and content to improve the chances your offer will be accepted.  The...
Autumn 2010 | Sun, 08/15/2010 - 22:47
  Although it is nearly the end of September, it feels almost like spring in one regard.  There is an attitude of hope in the air.  I sense in talking to many people that they are waiting to see the outcome of the November elections to decide how they feel about the future of private industry in the US.  In general,  they give an impression of guarded optimism. My phone...