Posts Tagged ‘Wall Street Journal’

Steven Pinker on “The Source of Bad Writing”

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Steven Pinker for the Wall Street Journal. He explains how and why the “curse of knowledge’ leads writers to assume their readers know everything they know. Worse … READ MORE

Due Process: Where Art Thou?

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Almost daily, there is a public outcry in response to accusations and allegations concerning a celebrity, often an athlete. Although innocent until proven guilty is the law, the reverse is frequently reality: those accused are presumed guilty until proven innocent.

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Josh Bersin on “Putting the ‘Strategic’ into Strategic HR (and Management)”

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Josh Bersin for LinkedIn Pulse. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here.

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Josh Bersin’s Interview of Reid Hoffman: “Managing Talent In The Networked Age”

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Here is a brief portion of Josh Bersin’s exclusive interview of Reid Hoffman, Chairman of LinkedIn and Author of The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age for LinkedIn Pulse. To read … READ MORE

The Golden Age of Neuroscience Has Arrived

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Here is an excerpt from an article by Micio Kaku for the Wall Street Journal in which he shares his thoughts about the fact that we have learned more about the thinking brain in the last 10-15 years than in … READ MORE

Anne-Marie Slaughter on why “Caring is our most important work”

SlaughterHere is a portion of Stew Friedman’s conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter during which she explains why she thinks that “caring is our most important work.” The conversation is part of a series sponsored by Wharton School’s READ MORE

Welders Make $150,000? Bring Back Shop Class

WeldersHere is a brief excerpt from an article by Josh Mandel for the Wall Street Journal. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here.

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David Brooks asks, “Should you live for your résumé … or your eulogy?”

TED TalksRichard Saul Wurman created the TED conference in 1984 as a onetime event. (As you may already know, TED refers to Technology, Education, and Design.) It became a four-day conference … READ MORE

Garry Kasparov: Cut Off the Russian Oligarchs and They’ll Dump Putin

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Here is a brief excerpt from an article by for the Wall Street Journal in which Garry Kasparov suggests that U.S. foreign policy target Russian oligarchs’ assets abroad, their mansions and IPOs in London, their yachts. In other … READ MORE

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