Message for Daily Living / Business

Misguided Loyalty

Years ago, high on the list of best-selling books was one by Dr. Bill Bennett entitled "The Death of Outrage." Bennett writes that nothing of moral misconduct seems to outrage us in our society today. I fully agree with him. We see words on ...

Know Where You Are Going

It's time for some good news, and the good news is that the young men and women who are enrolling in Florida A&M and going on to get their MBAs are supported not only by their parents and teachers, but also by corporations. Everyone involved ...

Let George Do It

The phrase "let George do it" has long been popular with Americans.

A few years ago, "George" was identified by many people as "legalized gambling." They honestly believed that if we would promote and legalize the lottery the profits could be ...

We All Live in a Small Town

Chances are excellent that when you read the heading on this column, you thought to yourself, "Man, what's he talking about? I live in Chicago, New York or Los Angeles! That's not a small town!" You're right. However, in every big city there are...

Slow Down For Better Results

Norman K. Augustine, chairman of the Lockheed Martin Corporation, uses this little example to get our attention: "Management cannot adopt the attitude exhibited by a local bus service in rural England, whose drivers passed by long queues of ...

Recession? What Recession?

His name is Clinton Leander. He's from Guyana, and he came to America in 1992. I met Mr. Leander in a hotel room in New York City, where I was speaking at a convention. My wife and I discovered we were missing two light bulbs, called for them ...