Dividends & Interest

The Rest of the Leadership Story

Craig Chappelow

I love a good rags-to-riches story. So do Hollywood and People magazine, but I don't think they take the stories far enough. Anyone can win the lottery, and I have no interest in dumb luck. For my mindless fulfillment I go straight to cable TV's VH1. It has a show called Behind the Music, which contains two elements that fascinate me—rock music history and human folly. Each story features a performer or group, and the stories tend to stick to a formula that works like this. Small-town boy or girl forms a band. Band gets discovered. A meteoric rise to fame, world tour, and unimaginable wealth ensue—and voila, rags to riches. This is where the stories from Hollywood and People ...

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