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  • Bing's archetypes, which he sets forth in a prescriptive style that invokes Aesop's Fables, include publicity-addicted moguls who engage in locker room comparisons of magazine profile size; ruthless general counsels gone to seed from gorging on ill-advised acquisitions; bloviating marketing gurus enslaved by the fetish that they are visionaries; and mid-level turf warriors who conflate titles with authority.

    Eric Dezenhall: Stanley Bing's "Morals" Pierce Corporate Treacle

  • Aesop's story might be a good one to teach at New York Police Department trainings, instead of infecting unsuspecting officers with a pernicious fear of Islam and Muslims.

    Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D.: The Dolphin And The Monkey And NYPD's Disappointing Tactics

  • He invoked Aesop's Fables and quipped that a new company logo might involve the red umbrella with a tortoise underneath it--in the context of the tortoise and the hare. . .

    Wall Street's Honest Man

  • THE SELLER: Maryalice Huggins, an antiques restorer and the author of Aesop's Mirror, a love story about a Rococo mirror and Ms. Huggins's fascination with old things.

    A Colorful Past in Newport

  • To all of you so filled with hatred, I give you Aesop's "The Four Oxen and the Lion."

    Obama and daughters visit frozen custard shop

  • He invoked Aesop's Fables and quipped that a new company logo might involve the red umbrella with a tortoise underneath it--in the context of the tortoise and the hare. . .

    Wall Street's Honest Man

  • There is no paradigm, no history to learn from, no Aesop's Fable, Shakespearean sonnet or Preston Sturges film in which to take solace.

    Emily Bracken: Romantic Comedies Are Dying Because Romance Is Dead

  • While Loughner's illogical comments on God, government, calendars and cash circulate on the Internet, Jewish media quickly spotted that Hitler's Mein Kampf is among the alleged gunman's favorite books -- an eclectic list that also included Aesop's Fables.

    Jewish Giffords' shooting suspect: 'No! I don't trust in God!'

  • Her psychologist's way of speaking (as Aesop's sun) draws Don out brilliantly.

    Mad Men: season four, episode eight

  • Lila Delman Real Estate The seller is Maryalice Huggins, an antiques restorer and the author of "Aesop's Mirror," a love story about a Rococo mirror and Ms. Huggins's fascination with old things.

    Newport Estate

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