I found something that I wrote on the back of an envelope several years ago. I must have been thinking about the difference between my time as an officer and as a manager...
In the military, mediocrities thrive in time of war.
In business, mediocrities thrive in time of prosperity.
On the reverse side was another scribble. I'm not sure which thought came first, but they are related. I can't be sure that I did not copy it from somewhere.
Unlike politics, which thrives on it or business, which often tolerates it,
medicine permits no trace of dishonesty.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.