Posts Tagged ‘Wall Street Journal’

A different perspective on Selma and Ferguson in 2015


Self-anointed “experts” on race relations and economic inequality continue to blog (i.e. bloviate) about what happened in Selma, Alabama (on March 9, 1965), and what lessons can be learned from it that apply to race relations today, there and elsewhere, notably Ferguson, Missouri.

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Elements of a Good Story

IbarraIn Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, Hermina Ibarra explains that all great stories, from Antigone to Casablanca to Star Wars, derive their power from a beginning-middle-end end story structure … READ MORE

Seattle Seahawks and the contemporary workplace

SeahawksIn an article written for the Wall Street Journal (Thursday, January 8, 2015), Kevin Clark suggests that total candor is the Seattle Seahawks’ competitive edge. Here is a brief excerpt. To read the complete article, check out others, obtain subscription information, please click READ MORE

How to create or increase demand for what you offer with the power of consumer engagement ideas

DoctoroffIn the first chapter of Twitter is Not a Strategy: Rediscovering the Art of Brand Marketing, to be published by Palgrave Macmillan (November 2014), Tom Doctoroff observes, ”

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How to Sell a Liberal-Arts Education

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of DePauw University’s president, Brian Casey, by Douglas Belkin for The Wall Street Journal. ‘We’ve put boots on the ground in regions that are growing,’ says Mr. Casey. He is convinced that liberal-arts graduates have qualities that … READ MORE

The Self-Inflicted U.S. Brain Drain

Illustration: David Klein

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Michael Malone for the Wall Street Journal in which he notes that up to 1.5 million skilled workers are stuck in immigration limbo. Many give up and go home. To read the complete article, … READ MORE

Steven Pinker on “The Source of Bad Writing”

Photo credit: Nick Cunard/Zuma Press

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 yet, poor wording drains vast … READ MORE

Due Process: Where Art Thou?


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)”

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”


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 the complete article and check out … READ MORE


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