Archive for July, 2015

New Rules of the Game: 10 Strategies for Women in the Workplace

New Rules

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Susan Packard for Talent Management magazine. She gives advice on how women can display their competitiveness in a way that maintains likeability … READ MORE

Recruiting From a Global Talent Pool

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Sarah Fister Gale for Talent Management magazine. She discusses the current shortage of quality talent at home that is forcing recruiters to … READ MORE

David Politis (chief executive of BetterCloud) in “The Corner Office”

PolitisAdam 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 … READ MORE

Barry Schwartz on “Our loss of wisdom”

SchwartzDuring his TED Talk program, Barry Schwartz makes a passionate call for “practical wisdom” as an antidote to a society gone mad with bureaucracy. He argues powerfully that rules often fail us, incentives often backfire, and … READ MORE

Big data versus big congestion: Using information to improve transport

McKinsey QHere is a brief excerpt from an article written by Carl-Stefan Neumann for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. He explains how and why digitization in infrastructure networks could improve forecasting, promote reliability, and increase efficiency. To read the complete article, check out … READ MORE

Top 10 Inventions that Changed the World

Here is a portion of an article by Natalie Wolchover for the LiveScience website. To read the complete article, check out other resources, and learn more about LiveScience, please click here.

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Here are the first three of ten inventions that changed the … READ MORE

One dentist’s infamous extraction


According to a report from CNN, “Two Zimbabwean men were expected to appear in court Wednesday over the killing of Cecil the lion, one of Africa’s best known big cats. But most of the attention — and the … READ MORE

Peggy Noonan advises, “Don’t Mourn Atticus Finch”


Above: Scout (Mary Badham) and Atticus (Gregory Peck) in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) Peggy Noonan

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Peggy Noonan for The Wall Street Journal. I … READ MORE

How Does Trump End?

Here is a portion of an article by Jon Ralston for Politico Magazine in which 16 experts from across the political spectrum share their predictions. To read the complete article and … READ MORE

Einstein’s genius, gone minimalist

Einstein 2005Here is a post at TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Learning by Emilie Soffe in which she interviews Evan Deutsch and Jon Portman. They discuss their animated account of Einstein’s life … READ MORE