Adjusting Trade Assistance

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The new Trade Adjustment Assistance program should help more workers re-tool and return to the workforce.

Millennials Support Free Trade

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Sixty-nine percent of Millennials (age 18-29) say free trade agreements (FTAs) have been good for the United States, according to recent Pew Research. …

American Views on Trade

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  Most Americans believe free trade agreements (FTAs) are good for America — it’s not personal. Amidst recent Congressional trade debates, Pew Research …

My Detroit Roots

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  The name of my firm, Sparkplug, reflects both the concept of sparking action as well as my upbringing 26 miles north of …

The Founding of Sparkplug

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  Whitney Johnson is one of my favorite contributors to Harvard Business Review.  In one of her blog posts[i], she referenced the term “searchlight …