Dr. King

Dr. King Wants Your Answer

“One who breaks an unjust law must do so openly, lovingly and with a willingness to accept the penalty.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Nineteen sixty-three wasn’t shaping up to … Continue Reading →


Ovid’s Amores by William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Ovid, Love and You

“To be loved, be loveable.” Ovid. If there had been a Rat Pack in ancient Rome, Publius Ovidius Naso—Ovid to us—would have been counted among their number. As it was, … Continue Reading →


Sirius XM Radio

Sirius XM

“The truly good leaders are also optimists.”  James B. Lee, Jr. James Lee, late Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase was describing his friend, Mel Karmazin, when he made this observation. … Continue Reading →


Roy Rogers

Roy Rogers

“When my time comes, just skin me and put me up there on Trigger, just as though nothing had changed.” Roy Rogers. Granted, this conjures a rather disturbing image, and … Continue Reading →


Hoffman

Paul G. Hoffman

     “The essence of genuine leadership is to share power with people rather than display power over people.”  Paul G. Hoffman. Who is Paul Hoffman? A 1943 article in … Continue Reading →


Will Rogers

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”  Will Rogers. Will Rogers knew all about being on the right track and about … Continue Reading →


Laika: Space Mutt

“I don’t understand. Dogs are supposed to be eaten, not carted around through space.”  A Vietnamese Farmer. On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched the first satellite into orbit. … Continue Reading →


Epictetus

“Life is like a dinner party.”  Epictetus. Epictetus was born into slavery sometime around 55 CE in a Greek speaking region of the Roman Empire. As the story goes, his … Continue Reading →


Conversations in Management: Judge Hardy

“You have to eat crow before you can enjoy the taste of chicken.” Judge Hardy. Before there was a Mayberry with an Opie, Barney, Aunt Bee and Andy, there was … Continue Reading →


Conversations in Management: Mary Randolph

“Method is the soul of management.”                   Mary Randolph. Looking for a good book on management? You’d better look for one on time management first because it will take … Continue Reading →