Conversations in Management: Christmas Already?

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind.”                 Calvin Coolidge. Coolidge wasn’t kidding when he said Christmas isn’t a time or season. Nominally it’s … Continue Reading →


Conversations in Management: Thanksgiving

“Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.” … Continue Reading →


Conversations in Management: The Guy in the Glass

“The Guy in the Glass.”                 Dale Wimbrow. The congregation of the Whaleyville African Methodist Church had a good news-bad news problem. The good news was that the congregation was … Continue Reading →


Conversations in Management: Fritz Weiss

“Hell cannot be this dreadful. People are insane!”                 Alfred Joubaire, a French soldier. This was the last entry in Joubaire’s diary. He died shortly after writing these words in … Continue Reading →


Conversations in Management: Pronoia

“I’m a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.”                 Seymour Glass. Could it be true? Is it possible that people are plotting … Continue Reading →