Archive for August, 2014
Here is another brief, remarkably thoughtful article written by Marshall Goldsmith for Talent Management magazine. He suggests and I agree that mentors — and especially supervisors — should ask questions that probe for understanding to create … READ MORE
Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York, published by St. Martin’s Press (2013) is one of the best books I have read in several years. He and his camera have roamed the five boroughs of New York and dozens of his more memorable encounters are … READ MORE
It happened once that GQ magazine was to photograph the editor and writer Joseph Epstein in his classroom at Northwestern University.
Minutes before the photographer arrived, … READ MORE
Here is an excerpt from an article by Joanna Barsh and Johanne Lavoie for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They recommend and explain five simple exercises can help executives to recognize, and start to shift, the mind-sets that limit their potential as a … READ MORE
Prior to reading Philip Ziegler’s biography, what I knew about Laurence Olivier (1907-1989) was limited almost entirely to seeing several of the films in which he … READ MORE
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 Paula Long, chief … READ MORE