HANDLING TEMPER – PART 3

PART 2 : https://johnranjit.wordpress.com/?p=523 Business men are learning that it pays to be friendly to strikers. For example, when two thousand five hundred employees in the White Motor Company’s plant struck for higher wages and a union shop, Robert F. Black, the president, didn’t wax wroth and condemn, and threaten and talk of tyranny andContinue reading “HANDLING TEMPER – PART 3”

HANDLING TEMPER – PART 2

PART 1 : https://johnranjit.wordpress.com/?p=513 … After weeks spent in making friends, Rockfeller addressed the representatives of the strikers. It produced astonishing results. It calmed the tempestuous waves of hate that threatened to engulf Rockfeller. It won him a host of admirers. It presented facts in such a way that the strikers went back to workContinue reading “HANDLING TEMPER – PART 2”

WHAT WE BRING BACK

John F. Burns spent forty years covering world events for The New York Times. In an article written after his retirement in 2015, Burns recalled the words of a close friend and fellow journalist who was dying of cancer. “Never forget,” his colleague said,”it’s not how far you’ve travelled; it’s what you’ve brought back.” PsalmContinue reading “WHAT WE BRING BACK”

STORY OF GREAT FAILURE – PART 2

In 1913, Lee De Forest, inventor of the triode tube, was charged by the district attorney for using fraudulent means to mislead the public into buying stocks in his company by claiming that he could transmit the human voice across the Atlantic. He was publicly humiliated. Can you imagine where we would be without hisContinue reading “STORY OF GREAT FAILURE – PART 2”

STORY OF GREAT FAILURE – PART 1

True success is measured by the feeling of knowing we have done a job well and have achieved our objective, Success is not measured by our position in life but by the obstacles we overcame to get there. Let me share a famous life history with you. This was a man who failed in businessContinue reading “STORY OF GREAT FAILURE – PART 1”

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED?

About a hundred years ago, a man looked at the morning newspaper and to his surprise and horror, read his name in the obituary column. The newspapers had reported his death by mistake. His first response was shock. Am I here or there? When he regained his composure, his next thought was to find outContinue reading “HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED?”