Month: February 2021

Race in the workplace: The Black experience in the US private sector

February 28, 2021

  Here is an excerpt from an article in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. It explores the challenges that Black workers face in the private sector To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about…

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Author Talks: Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini on ‘humanocracy’

February 27, 2021

Here is a brief excerpt from an interview of Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini by Mark Staples for The McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They discuss their bestseller, Humanocracy. To read the complete interview, please click here. *…

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Eleanor: A book review by Bob Morris

February 27, 2021

Eleanor David Michaelis Simon & Schuster (October 2020) “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”  Eleanor Roosevelt Over the years, I have read hundreds of biographies and reviewed many of them. This is one of…

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In ‘Tom Stoppard,’ Hermione Lee Takes On a New Challenge: a Living Subject

February 26, 2021

The biographer Hermione Lee, whose new life of Tom Stoppard was published on Feb. 23.Credit…Jamie Muir Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Charles McGrath that was featured in The New York Times. To read the complete article,…

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How agile can power frontline excellence

February 26, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Quentin Jadoul, Deepak Mahadevan, and Philippine Risch for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign…

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What you need to know about Game Theory

February 25, 2021

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Keshav Parwal. Game theory has proven to be one of the most influential influences on contemporary thought. Parwal suggests what you need to know about it. * * * is the…

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Stop Softening Tough Feedback

February 25, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dane Jensen and Peggy Baumgartner for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive…

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‘Tom Stoppard’ Review: A Playwright in Arcadia

February 24, 2021

Tom Stoppard on his way to Darjeeling, India, in 1990. Photo: Karan Kapoor Here is a brief excerpt of a review of Tom Stoppard, A Life that Brooke Allen wrote for The Wall Street Journal. To read the3 complete article,…

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Who is Frank Wilczek and why is he important?

February 23, 2021

Frank Wilczek is a theoretical physicist, author, and intellectual adventurer. He has received many prizes for his work, including a Nobel Prize in Physics. Wilczek has made seminal contributions to fundamental particle physics, cosmology and the physics of materials. His current…

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Black Grief, White Grievance: Artists Search for Racial Justice

February 22, 2021

Above: Nari Ward’s installation “Peace Keeper” (1995; recreated 2020) is a hearse encased in tar and feathers, in “Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America.” The funerary work, set inside a cage at the New Museum, suggests commemoration, but…

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