Conversations in Management: Dennis Tito

“This is for inspiration; it’s a test flight to show we can get there.” Dennis Tito. Dennis Tito wants to go to Mars and he wants to leave January 5, … Continue Reading →

Easter: A New Creation

Happy Easter! Today we’re reminded that through Jesus’ death and resurrection we and our world have been transformed. Paul says it best, “So if anyone is in Christ, there is … Continue Reading →

Good Friday: Does Everything Happen For a Reason?

It’s common to hear people say that, “everything happens for a reason.” They usually say it after something dreadful has occurred and they’re hoping that something good will ultimately come … Continue Reading →

Conversations in Management: T. S. Eliot

Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? T. S. Eliot Where indeed? The line is from The Rock, a pageant co-authored by Eliot in 1934 at the request … Continue Reading →

A Grand Ambition?

Grand Ambition, a new book by G. Bruce Knecht was reviewed by Patrick Cooke in an article that appeared March 16, 2013, on page C9 in the U.S. edition of … Continue Reading →

Conversations in Management: Jim Crane

“But it’s not their money. This is a private company, even though it’s got a public flair to it.” Jim Crane. Jim Crane—owner of the Houston Astros—was discussing fan displeasure … Continue Reading →

Conversations in Management: Maria Montessori

“Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.” Maria Montessori. More than sixty years after her death, Dr. Maria Montessori’s name is associated with … Continue Reading →

Conversations in Management: Yahoo!

“…We need to be working side-by-side.” Yahoo Internal Memo. Yahoo stirred up quite a controversy when a confidential memo was leaked to the press announcing that all employee telecommuting agreements … Continue Reading →