Month: December 2008

Quote of the Day 2008-12-29

Be an example to your men, in your duty and in private life. Never spare yourself, and let the troops see that you don’t in your endurance of fatigue and privation. Always be tactful and well-mannered and teach your subordinates to do the same. Avoid excessive sharpness or harshness of voice, which usually indicates the …

Year in Review for Business

Public relations disaster of the year: The three CEOs of America’s car industry, for flying private jets to Washington to beg for a bailout because they’re running out of money. What better way to illustrate how out of touch they are with the American public? Runner-up: John Thain, CEO of Merrill Lynch. He was hailed …