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Dr. King, Leadership and Courage

By Thomas J. Stanley on Aug 27th, 2013 in Current Events

Webster’s defines courage as “the response of facing and dealing with anything recognized as dangerous, difficult or painful; the courage of one’s convictions, the courage to do what one thinks is right. And courage is the hallmark of great leadership.  Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.  Then, and in many other […]

Dr. King: A Leader of Leaders Revisited

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 16th, 2012 in Current Events

You are contemplating pursuing a graduate degree.  Several weeks after you take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), your scores arrive in the mail.  How do you rank?  You discover that your verbal aptitude score is in the third quarter, or below average range.  Naturally you are disappointed.  If this was your score, would you still […]

Honoring Glen W. Bell Jr. and his Clan

By Thomas J. Stanley on Feb 2nd, 2010 in Studying the Wealthy

Glen W. Bell, Jr., the founder of the Taco Bell restaurant chain, recently passed away (see The New York Times).  After taking Taco Bell public, Mr. Bell sold it to Pepsico for $125 million.  At that time, the chain had 868 restaurants.  Today there are more than 5,000 Taco Bell stores operating worldwide.  All toll […]