Posts Tagged ‘the Wall-Street Journal’

A Flawed Report’s Important Lesson

Noonan, PeggyHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Peggy Noonan for The Wall Street Journal. I agree with her that Americans, regardless of their party affiliation, should agree torture is wrong. To read the complete article, check out others, … READ MORE

Women at Work: A Guide for Men

LipmanJHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Joanne Lipman for The Wall Street Journal. She explains why even the most well-intentioned male managers can be clueless when dealing with women in the workplace. Her purpose is to “discuss the … READ MORE

Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time

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Here is a brief excerpt from another brilliant article by Sue Shellenbarger for The Wall Street Journal. She acknowledges that meetings and emails kill hours, “but you can identify the worst offenders. To read the complete article, check out others, … READ MORE

Fee-Based Libraries Were Like Netflix for Books, 200 Years Ago

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Daniel Akst for The Wall Street Journal. As he explains, all-you-can-read lending services helped democratize reading. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click READ MORE

Inside Seuss Inc.

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Theodor Seuss Geisel (above) died in 1991. The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Anna Russell for The Wall Street Journal. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click … READ MORE

Seeking the North Star: A book review by Bob Morris

9781567925074_p0_v1_s114x166Seeking the North Star: Selected Speeches
John R. Silber
David R. Godine, Publisher (2014)

“Discontent combined with youthful idealism and energy for action ensures a brighter future.” John Silber

This volume consists of 30 of John Silber’s speeches that he selected from more … READ MORE

Sam Ford: An interview by Bob Morris

Ford, SamSam Ford is Director of Audience Engagement for Peppercomm. His 2013 New York University Press book, Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture, was co-authored by Henry … READ MORE

Bill Gates’s Favorite Business Book

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In an article Bill Gates wrote for The Wall Street Journal, he suggests that John Brooks’s 1960s essay collection, Business Adventures, still offers many insights into running a strong business. … READ MORE

James Surowiecki on “Twilight of the Brands”

TwilightHere is a brief article that appeared in The New Yorker (February 17, 2014) in which James Surowiecki observes, “For much of the twentieth century, consumer markets were stable. Today, they are tumultuous, and you’re only as good as your last … READ MORE

Peter Skarzynski and David Crosswhite: An interview by Bob Morris, Part One

SkarzynskiPeter Skarzynski is a founder and Managing Partner of ITC Business Group, LLC. He advises large, global organizations on strategy, innovation and organizational change and is recognized as a leading expert in enabling organizational renewal and growth through innovation. His experience cuts across industries and includes technology, consumer products & retail, … READ MORE

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