About Doug Stephenson

The author started this blog to bring together knowledge, quotes, mental models, and illustrations to help promote critical thinking in all areas of life. I am primarily interested in analytical reading and investing.

I am currently president of DWS Media Group, vice-president of Jackson Printers, Inc. and a County Commissioner of Madison County (Jackson, TN). As a County Comissioner, I am currently Chairman of the Budget Committee for the County.


12 thoughts on “About Doug Stephenson

  1. Hi there! It seems that we both like the word “consilient”, which SoundEagle uses in the highly important introductory page at http://soundeagle.wordpress.com/about/.

    Happy April to you and to your new blog! Since this is the very first comment here since your blog’s inception, SoundEagle would like to wish you a new dawn and an even better year of learning and discovery in 2013 for you!

    SoundEagle hopes that you continue to do very well and find fulfillment in whatever you enjoy doing and savouring, especially through being consilient and “Bringing various ideas together”.

  2. Hi Doug,

    Appreciate the hyperlink to Bob’s article ’10 great quotes….’

    Bob also appreciates seeing that Sound Eagle seems to have adopted his idea in Bob’s latest post: ‘Bob is Thinking…’ 🙂

  3. Hello,

    We are a not-for-profit educational organization, founded by Mortimer Adler and we have recently made an exciting discovery–three years after writing the wonderfully expanded third edition of How to Read a Book, Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren made a series of thirteen 14-minute videos–lively discussing the art of reading. The videos were produced by Encyclopaedia Britannica. For reasons unknown, sometime after their original publication, these videos were lost.

    Three hours with Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren, lively discussing the art of reading, on one DVD. A must for libraries and classroom teaching the art of reading.

    I cannot exaggerate how instructive these programs are–we are so sure that you will agree, if you are not completely satisfied, we will refund your donation.

    Please go here to see a clip and learn more:


    ISBN: 978-1-61535-311-8

    Thank you,

    Max Weismann

  4. Hello,
    One of our grad students must have seen this “article of interest” on your website, but the link to it no longer works:
    Mauboussin, Michael J and Schay, Alexander.: “Innovation and Markets: How Innovation affects the Innovation Process, ” Credit Suisse First Boston, December 12, 2000
    Do you still have this article somewhere? Do you remember how you obtained it? Any help would be appreciated because the Credit Suisse group doesn’t publish a journal.
    Thanks, Joanie

  5. Hi Dough,

    I am really interested to see your surname ‘Stephenson’. It is some thing different when you meet some having the same name as your’s or even the same surname. I will get back to you soon.

    Reji Stephenson

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