Archive for December, 2010

Snarking and Literature

Snarking and Literature

Lawrence Dorfman’s The Snark Handbook: A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring is among my Christmas gifts this year and immediately attracted my attention because of the wealth of quotations it provides from various sources. For those of us who are unfamiliar with … READ MORE

Mark Brooks’ Sidney Awards, Part II

Mark Brooks

Here is an excerpt from the second of two of Mark Brooks’s columns in which he announces and briefly discusses his annual Sidney Awards. The first column appeared on December 24, 2010, and the … READ MORE

Two Ways to Hire Effective Innovators

Peter Maulick

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Peter Maulick for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business … READ MORE

Managing the support staff identify crisis

Ranjay Gulati

In an article written for the Harvard Business School Working Knowledge online, Ranjay Gulati points out that employees not connected directly to profit and loss can suffer from a collective “I-am-not-strategic” identity crisis. Gulati suggests that business managers … READ MORE

Andrew Sullivan on Montaigne: “The Great Blogger”

Andrew Sullivan

Here is one of my favorite Andrew Sullivan blog posts in which he discusses Sarah Bakewell’s brilliant book, How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts … READ MORE

Writing a Strong Lead Is Half the Battle

John McPhee

Here is an excerpt from an article written by John McPhee for the Wall Street Journal. To read the complete article and check out a wealth of resources, please click here.

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Top 10 Funny TV Ads of 2010

Here is an introduction and link to an article written by Geoffrey James for for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click READ MORE

Cathleen P. Black (New York City’s public school system) in “The Corner Office”

 

 

 

Cathleen P. Black

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Cathleen P. … READ MORE

Don’t Let Too Many Facts Cloud Your Argument

Sean Silverthorne

Here is an article written by Sean Silverthorne for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click … READ MORE

A smart example of an integrative strategy

Roger Martin

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Roger Martin for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s … READ MORE

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