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When Prosperity Ends Abruptly

Sidebar to cover story, “Poverty Comes Home”
Summer 2010, Elmhurst College’s Prospect magazine
By Barbara Rose

A casting director might place John Moore in a Starbucks line, a computer bag slung over his shoulder and a Blackberry in his upturned palm. So it’s no surprise he attracts stares in a line to register for charity medical care.  Read more:
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Clearing the Bar

Nov. 1, 2009, ABA Journal
By Barbara Rose

You begin to suspect that Ross E. Mitchell is a different sort of professional when he mentions his patented JetLag watch. Read more:

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Rise and fall of a celebrity chief executive:
Carly Fiorina discusses the emotions, prejudices, power struggles of business

Oct. 30, 2006, Chicago Tribune
By Barbara Rose

It’s been nearly two years since Carly Fiorina was fired as Hewlett-Packard’s chief executive, but her ability to spark controversy is undiminished. Read more:

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CEO In Overdrive Finds A Firm That Suits His Pace

Oct. 26, 2000, Chicago Tribune
TechLife column: Barbara Rose

Jack Sandner ‘s shiny metallic cell phone buzzes like some agitated beetle on the polished surface of his conference table. His hand darts out to shut it off, but he doesn’t stop talking. Read more:

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NationsBank: Already Big in Chicago, Its Boss Wants More

May 09, 1994, Crain’s Chicago Business
By Barbara Rose

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The view from Hugh McColl Jr.’s offices near the top of NationsBank’s 60-story headquarters here is so wide open, one can imagine seeing all the way to the Sears Tower. Mr. McColl’s ambition easily stretches that far. Read more: