Conversations in Management: Aliens

     “These have been intriguing as an engineered signal, or evidence of extraterrestrial technology, since the first was discovered.”  Jill Tarter, former director of the SETI Institute. For some … Continue Reading →


Conversations in Management: Memorial Day

“For survivors of war, every day is Memorial Day.”  Bill Mauldin. Bill Mauldin was in a cemetery and addressing a Memorial Day gathering in 1956 when he made this observation. … Continue Reading →


Conversations in Management: Pet Rocks

“There’s a bizarre lunatic fringe who feel I owe them a living.” Gary Dahl. Bars are a curious institution. There’s no other place where you can reliably find the intoxicating … Continue Reading →


Conversations in Management: Buridan’s Ass

“A man, being just as hungry as thirsty, and placed in between food and drink, must necessarily remain where he is and starve to death.” Aristotle. Aristotle was poking fun … Continue Reading →


Conversations in Management: Mother’s Day

“And candy! You take a box to Mother—and then eat most of it yourself. A pretty sentiment.” Anna Jarvis. Anna Jarvis was indistinguishable among the women attending the American War … Continue Reading →