The end of the world as we know it
Peter GeorgescuJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Many have the will to win. Few have the will to prepare.
Imagine a business executive in his late fifties, wearing pinstripes, standing before an audience of similar business types and playing a recording of R.E.M.'s “The End of the World As We Know It.” Imagine an audience, hoping to hear a subtle analysis of business and the economy but getting an earful of Michael Stipe's voice instead of their featured speaker's — and not quite knowing what to make...