Make a List
Defining moments come at unpredictable times, like the rush of unsuspecting gusts of wind on a cloudless day. Although April is the month for federal and state tax returns, at the moment my mind is on other matters. Cogitating about a request from on high – in this case the president of my publishing house – brought about the theme for this month’s discussion. At issue is a call for all editors to come up with a list, complete with explanations, identifying the three critical issues the industries they cover are confronting in 2007.