Henry Kissinger, born Heinz Alfred Kissinger in Fürth, Germany, in 1923, had a complex relationship with his German origins. As a Jewish child growing up during the rise of Nazism, he experienced firsthand the horrors of anti-Semitic policies. His family fled Germany in 1938 to escape the Nazi regime, settling in the United States. This… Continue reading Did Kissinger feel connected to his German origins?
In the mid-1990s, Scott Adams introduced the world to the Dilbert Principle, a satirical take on workplace hierarchy which suggests that the least competent employees are often promoted to management positions to limit the damage they can do to productive work. This principle, which was both a humorous commentary and a resonating observation for many… Continue reading What is the Dilbert Score?