Monthly Archives: October 2008

What makes reading Thucydides so relevant through the ages?

Dear fellow readers,What makes reading Thucydides so relevant to us and to others before us? Here are my opening thoughts:I have just finished re-reading the Introduction in Strassler’s edition of Thucydides. In it, Victor Davis Hanson says that T… Continue reading

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An interesting read for those digging into books XIII & IX

It is surprising to me that I am forwarding around a link to Tucker Carlson’s work, but in reading books XIII and IX, I’ve been struck by how apropos they are to today’s world, and here I’ve found a great example to prove the point. Maybe we’ll ge… Continue reading

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Chuck Densinger (T2008)

Chuck Densinger, Vice President – Business Information Officer is responsible for customer business technology strategy for Best Buy’s US and international businesses. Chuck is accountable for developing strategies, in partnership with the busines… Continue reading

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Valerie Pearcy (T2008)

Valerie Pearcy is General Manager of Mod Green Pod, the sustainable design brand focused on high-end textiles and wallcoverings. She oversees the business operations and co-pilots the strategic growth of the business, which was founded in 2005. Pr… Continue reading

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Stephan Roche (T2008)

Stephan Roche has more than 15 years of experience driving growth strategies, major marketing, and business development initiatives for high-profile companies. In January 2007 Stephan joined Guidant Financial Group, a leading provider of self-dire… Continue reading

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Phillip Moss (T2008)

Phillip Moss Joined Gump’s in September 2007 and leads multi-channel technology and direct operations for a single department-store in San Francisco’s Union Square shopping district and a national mail-order catalog and web business. Since joining… Continue reading

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Welcome to our Thucydides Reading Group

Phil Terry and I want to welcome you to the Thucydides reading group 2008-2009. We will hold an Introductory conference call on Mon Nov 3. The phone number for this call and subsequent calls, as well as subsequent call dates, will follow. We encou… Continue reading

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