Lehigh Valley Business Editor at Large http://www.lvb.com/section/Editor-at-Large Editor at Large Blog Business Views en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:15:59 EST Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:15:59 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141125/EDITORATLARGE/141129914&source=RSS HR power on the rise Don't know exactly when it occurred, but human resources departments have gained a lot of power in corporate America. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:13:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141125/EDITORATLARGE/141129914&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/EDITORATLARGE/141129959&source=RSS Thankful as thankful can be Please indulge this list of 10 things to be thankful for as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/EDITORATLARGE/141129959&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141113/EDITORATLARGE/141119917&source=RSS How low will oil go? Regardless of their politics, most Americans would agree that something should have been done by now to wean the U. S. off its dependence on foreign oil. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141113/EDITORATLARGE/141119917&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/EDITORATLARGE/141039982&source=RSS The sweet science of candy marketing Candy makers are nothing if not savvy when it comes to marketing to the calendar. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141030/EDITORATLARGE/141039982&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141024/EDITORATLARGE/141029892&source=RSS The computer. The automobile. And the Frosty. One person's half-serious, half-fun list of mankind's greatest inventions of the past 200 years Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141024/EDITORATLARGE/141029892&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141017/EDITORATLARGE/141019815&source=RSS One fan's sports bucket list Warning No good phrases &#8211 only clichs &#8211 were harmed in the writing of this blog. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141017/EDITORATLARGE/141019815&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141010/EDITORATLARGE/141019922&source=RSS Back in my day? No one wants to hear it The story usually begins &#8220When I started in this business, I used a manual typewriter and had to write a story on deadline in 30 minutes. Try doing that. &#8221 Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141010/EDITORATLARGE/141019922&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141003/EDITORATLARGE/141009942&source=RSS Marketing customized to the individual? A principal premise of the George Orwell novel &#8220Nineteen Eighty-Four&#8221 is that citizens in the year 1984 will be under constant surveillance by the governmentauthorities. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141003/EDITORATLARGE/141009942&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140923/EDITORATLARGE/140929957&source=RSS Three years later A monster in jail and misconceptions remain Penn State students and fans Saturday showed support for late coach Joe Paterno with a &#8220Joe-Out&#8221 &#8211 wearing clothing or displaying images of the Hall of Famer at the Nittany Lions' football game. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140923/EDITORATLARGE/140929957&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140905/EDITORATLARGE/140909921&source=RSS It's not always about the money Several small-market teams with below-average player salaries &#8211 such as Milwaukee, Kansas City, Seattle, Pittsburgh and Baltimore &#8211 have strong-to-decent chances of making the playoffs in Major League Baseball. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140905/EDITORATLARGE/140909921&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/EDITORATLARGE/140829937&source=RSS Guess Google's original name #8211 and no Googling! Google was the 1990s brainchild of Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who met at Stanford. Two decades later, Google is the world's leading search engine for the Internet. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/EDITORATLARGE/140829937&source=RSS