How ever you feel about various investigations, hearings and media commentary about the conduct and decision-making of the current U.S. president, there is an important common theme, valuable for every public administrator and many others.
Spring is the season of hope, of joy, and of great expectations. It is the time of celebration that difficulties have been overcome and of looking ahead. This sense is reflected in our folklore and mythology as well as in our farming practices. Even our religions share a sense of hope and glory ahead.
What would cause a generally logical and competent HR Doctor and his beautiful wife Charlotte to trade in their well-functioning truck and van, purchased only four years earlier, for new vehicles at the same time? Certainly, it was not for the sole purpose of making the Toyota dealer ecstatically happy, although that was likely one of the resul