As a kid, my mom would tell this story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. The story posed an obvious question “Whose job is it
?” Long story short, no one took responsibility for doing the job, so nothing got accomplished. She often told this story when I had not finished my house chores.
I was reminded of this story when a student research assistant visited my office and asked me “Whose job is... Read More