Category Archives: Articles

Management Styles

Alan Zendell, December 28, 2020 Imagine that you work for a large corporation that serves millions of customers. Despite having a resume that has no relationship to the job, you have responsibility for an enormously costly project that will require … Continue reading

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Presidential Christmas Messages

Alan Zendell, December 25, 2020 It wasn’t too long ago that the worst thing we had to bear on Christmas was a presidential address filled with empty platitudes. One of the more heartfelt was Harry Truman’s first such address in … Continue reading

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The White Whale

Alan Zendell, December 22, 2020 No, the title is not a disparaging reference to Donald Trump, though many of his detractors and most stand-up comedians have described him that way. It’s a metaphor for his obsession with power and himself, … Continue reading

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An Out of Control President

Alan Zendell, December 19, 2020 During the past few weeks, America and indeed the entire world have seen a spectacle evolve in the White House that we used to associate with tin horn dictatorships in Third World countries. The only … Continue reading

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Herd Immunity and Sociopathy – A Fatal Combination

Alan Zendell, December 17, 2020 Several news outlets today reported that the Trump administration, with the overt approval of the president, secretly pursued a strategy of achieving herd immunity to the COVID virus by deliberately allowing it to spread among … Continue reading

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If I Were the President Elect…

Alan Zendell, December 16, 2020 President Elect Joe Biden has not called to ask my advice. Neither has anyone else for that matter. But that won’t deter me from offering some. First, and most important, Mr. President Elect, do everything … Continue reading

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Wall of Infamy

Alan Zendell, December 15, 2020 Today, Washington Post journalist Ruth Marcus published the list of the Republican members of the House of Representatives who signed on to the bogus Texas lawsuit that asked the U. S, Supreme Court to overturn … Continue reading

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Thank You, Mr. President

Alan Zendell, December 14, 2020 Yesterday, on CNN’s State of the Union, journalist Jake Tapper thanked President Trump for his service. He noted some real accomplishments, notably, forcing Americans to examine our place in the world and the way our … Continue reading

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Stress Tests

Alan Zendell, December 12, 2020 Stress tests have been used ever since people have been building and manufacturing things to assure their safety and soundness. Would you get on an airplane if you didn’t know that every piece of the … Continue reading

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Three Invasions

Alan Zendell, December 10, 2020 Three times in its history, the United States has been the victim of unprovoked attacks on its Homeland that killed and injured thousands of Americans. The first was the Day of Infamy at Pearl Harbor, … Continue reading

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