Why do we all have “coursing through our veins, the desire to make something from nothing”? [Read more…]
In 1981, when Ken Melrose was appointed CEO, Toro was on the verge of bankruptcy. He felt it was his calling from God to build a culture using the concept of servant leadership. It seemed obvious to him to look at “rank & file” employees as the real strength of the organization. [Read more…]
Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Newspaper Reporters. Let ‘Em Be Actuaries and Optometrists and Such.
What’s the deal with actuaries? Whenever a new list of the best jobs is compiled—like the rankings by Career Cast—they are always near the top of the list. What could really be so great about interpreting statistics to determine probabilities of accidents, sickness, and death, and loss of property from theft and natural disasters?
And why have I never actually met an actuary? Are their jobs so exceedingly awesome that they don’t take time to associate with non-actuaries? [Read more…]