Cultural Symbols: 121 Years After Wounded Knee

121 years ago yesterday the massacre at Wounded Knee took place.  December 29, 1890.  By the time it was over, at least 150 men, women, and children of the Lakota Sioux had been killed and 51 wounded, though some estimates placed the number of dead at 300. And this anniversary got me thinking, for a […]

Brand As A Personal Adjective

In the minds of many running businesses, particularly those related to luxury and fashion goods, brand choices are driven by what we make.  Wealth equates to capital. And there is some truth in that, but there is more to capital than Dollars, Euros and Yen.  There is social capital, cultural capital, psychic capital. The general […]