The Fire This Time — Continued
Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash In the The Fire Next Time (Baldwin, James, Vintage International, NY, 1962), the African-American writer James Baldwin asks: “how can one respect, let alone adopt, the values of a people who do not, on any level whatever, live the way they say they do, or the way they say…Read More
The Fire This Time
Photo Credit: Nicolas Walzer At 5:44 AM on a Monday morning, my son texted me from Redding, California: “Hey pops. Pray for us, please.” Another fire had started just over the ridge from where he and his family live, and he had just snapped the above picture from the road as he tried to head…Read More
Frederick Taylor Strikes Again
In Peter Cappelli’s September article Stop Overengineering People Management in Harvard Business Review, Mr. Cappelli reminds us that “the long march toward enlightened management is typically seen as beginning in the 1930s, when researchers and, more important, corporate leaders began to abandon the assumption that workers should be treated like machines.” I can’t…Read More
What About A Sane Society?
Photo by Akhila Katuri on Unsplash What does it mean to be living in a society that is sane? I know I am not the only one wondering and worrying about how much longer we can all sustain a society that is in a state very few would say resembles sanity. So, with this in mind,…Read More