Feb 27

President and CEO? Beware of the “Businessman in Chief”

Posted 2 years, 1 month ago.


Back in the early 1970s, a professor at the Harvard Business School introduced a public sector case study for class discussion: the students were asked to analyze the paper flow in the office of then-senator Ted Kennedy.

Jan 31

Why is Feb. 1 designated as National Freedom Day?

Posted 2 years, 2 months ago.


The story of this unknown holiday begins with a bit of presidential trivia but soon turns into a fascinating tale about a most extraordinary slave-turned-citizen.

Oct 5

5 great presidential moments in baseball history

Posted 2 years, 6 months ago.


Truman displayed a unique skill by throwing out a ceremonial pitch right-handed and then left-handed. Although the quality of both pitches is unknown, it still represents a unique feat in bi-partisanship.

Aug 9

Office politics: 10 tough presidential decisions

Posted 2 years, 8 months ago.


How tough a job is it? Here are 10 storms weathered by our nation’s presidents.

Jul 27

Car wreck: the Constitution and the national debt crisis

Posted 2 years, 8 months ago.


What role has the Constitution played in the mounting crisis over raising the debt ceiling?