CHAOS – COULD THAT BE THE REAL AGENDA?

By G. Hugh Bodell I spent the better part of my professional life understanding and improving on operational processes in the financial services industry.  When a process appeared too complex or confusing close up, we had a standard phrase, “Step back and look down on it as if you were 10,000 feet above it.” The […]

A CITIZEN’S MESSAGE ON THE EVE OF 2010

Our Rashtrapati (President) Ms. Prathibha Patil is of my mother’s age. Hence I have a special regard for her. While my mother remains the titular head of my tharavadu (ancestral home), Ms. Patil is the titular head of a more bigger tharavadu, India ie. Bharat. While my mother’s name is confined to a few areas […]

Kennedy – A Man With 10,000 Best Friends

To the Editor: During the funeral services this past weekend in Boston for the late Senator Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, a political reporter for the local ABC affiliate in Boston, John Keller, made a very interesting observation concerning the general knowledge of the life of the late elder statesman. Mr. Keller had spent the last […]