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Month: July 2015

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

July 31, 2015

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 and ensures success. To read the complete article, check…

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Recruiting From a Global Talent Pool

July 31, 2015

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 take their efforts abroad and suggests what they need…

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

July 31, 2015

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 David Politis chief executive of…

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Barry Schwartz on “Our loss of wisdom”

July 30, 2015

During 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 practical, everyday wisdom will…

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Big data versus big congestion: Using information to improve transport

July 30, 2015

Here 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…

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Top 10 Inventions that Changed the World

July 30, 2015

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. * * * Here are the first three of…

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One dentist’s infamous extraction

July 29, 2015

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 anger —…

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

July 29, 2015

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 agree with her that, with the recent…

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How Does Trump End?

July 29, 2015

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 check out others, please click here. Photo Credit: AP…

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Einstein’s genius, gone minimalist

July 29, 2015

Here 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 and work in a single year, 1905. To read the complete…

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