The issue of strength vs. flexibility

Maynard, Robert C.
August 1995
Indianapolis Business Journal;8/7/95, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p12B
Claims that people should learn when and how to bend a little rather than assume their only real display of strength is in being rigid and hard in their point of view. Example drawn from rulers.


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