By Anders Drejer & Christer Vindeløv-Lidzélius

Where wolf’s ears are, wolf’s teeth are near

(Volsunga Saga)

Once we were wolves

Are you afraid of the big bad Wolf? Perhaps not, it is a cultural thing and some places in the world does not even know of wolves. In others, such…


By Anders Drejer

Time waits for nobody
Time waits for nobody
We all must plan our hopes together
And we’ll have no more future at all
Time waits for nobody

(Sung by Freddie Mercury)

Reflections on Time

Today is the first anniversary of the first official and all but total…


By Anders Drejer

Nothing really matters, Anyone can see,
Nothing really matters,
Nothing really matters to me
Any way the wind blows…

(Freddie Mercury)

Time waits for nobody

The late and great singer Freddie Mercury once sang “Any way the wind blows” in Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”. He was wrong. Nothing…


By Anders Drejer

Out here in the fields
I fight for my meals
I get my back into my living

(Pete Townsend)

2020 — a Teenage Wasteland?

Although this may seem like a terribly small First World Problem to some, it seems as if the raging global pandemic of 2020…


By Anders Drejer

You can’t start a fire
You can’t start a fire without a spark
This gun’s for hire
Even if we’re just dancin’ in the dark

(Bruce Springsteen)

If I was the Priest

It is no secret that I love the lyrics and songs of Bruce Springsteen, so…


By Anders Drejer

Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country

(John F. Kennedy)

2020 — Do not pray for easy lives, pray to be stronger men.

The year of 2020 was a hard year. I normally do not use that…


By Anders Drejer

Born down in a dead man’s town
And the first kick I took was when I hit the ground
You end up like a dog that’s been beat too much

(Bruce Springsteen)

’Til you spend half your life just to cover up

I have lived a Grand…


By Anders Drejer

Bring on your Wrecking Ball

(Bruce Springsteen)

Come on and take your best shoot

I have learned a lot from the working moral of Bruce Springsteen and my father and grandparents, all from a working background. My grandfather, one of the great Martins of the family tree…


By Anders Drejer

In the common Age of Automation

Where Man might eventually work 10–20 hours a week

Man will have to confront himself with The True Spiritual Problems of Living

(Lyrics of a Frankie Goes to Hollywood song, origins unknown to this author)

She should stop and think

This…


By Anders Drejer & Christer Vindeløv-Lidzélius

Send Lawyers, Guns and Money

Taken totally by surprise by the changes in Communist Cuba in the 1960s, the fictional main character of singer/songwriter Warren Zevon’s 1988 song is thrown into jail and writes to his father — send Lawyers, Guns and Money, Dad…

Anders Drejer

Professor of Strategy and Innovation at Saint Paul Business School and Dean of Spiro School of Business

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