Albert Einstein

You, Too, Can Be an Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Albert Einstein. Albert Einstein had issues with authority. He was a rebellious spirit chafed by the routine and ordinary. This became immediately apparent during … Continue Reading →


Gene Autry

Gene Autry: Something to Sing About

The sooner we all start figuring out how to benefit from it, rather than run away from it, the better off we all will be. Gene Autry. With that, “Oklahoma’s … Continue Reading →


Zig Ziglar Believes in You

Who Needs Money?

“Money won’t make you happy…but everybody wants to find out for themselves.” Zig Ziglar. Zig Ziglar was a child of the Great Depression. Originally from Alabama, his family moved to … Continue Reading →


Bulova Accutron

What Happened to Bulova?

“It just sort of wound down.” Harry B. Henshel. Harry Henshel, former President of Bulova Watch, was talking about the Joseph Bulova School of Watchmaking but he might as well … Continue Reading →


Bunion Derby 1928

Andy Payne and the Great Bunion Derby

“One can’t be an athlete all his life, but he can use the same desire that made him.” Andy Payne. Everybody has a least one obscenely fit co-worker. You know … Continue Reading →


Life Magazine Hula Hoops

Hula Hoops!

“We completely lost control.” Richard Knerr. For over two decades, Richard Knerr, along with his childhood buddy and partner, Arthur “Spud” Melin, were leading purveyors of fun. Working out of … Continue Reading →


Cover of The Professional

Losers? Really Bill Heinz?

“In the end, all of us have something in common: We’re all losers.” Bill Heinz. Ouch! Fortunately, Heinz went on to explain that nobody wins all the time. Whether you’re … 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 →


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 →


New Year's 2016

New Year’s 2016

“Happy New Year!”  King Nebuchadnezzar. If you find yourself nursing a hangover on New Year’s Day, you’re probably asking yourself, “what was I thinking?” When the pounding in your head … Continue Reading →