Month: September 2021

Understanding the onset of hot streaks across artistic, cultural, and scientific careers

September 28, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article by Lu Liu, Nima Dehmamy, Jillian Chown, C. Lee Giles & Dashun Wangfor Nature Communications that I think you will find especially interesting. To read the complete article, check out others, and sign up…

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What you may not know about The Silence of the Lambs

September 27, 2021

I am deeply grateful to International Movie Database(IMDb) for assembling trivia associated with one of my favorite films. Here is a selection:   o Jodie Foster claims that during the first meeting between Dr. Hannibal Lecter and Clarice Starling, Sir Anthony Hopkins‘s…

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Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein on Common Biases

September 26, 2021

In Nudge: The Final Edition, Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein argue that people have evolved to make snap decisions in a wide variety of areas in order to save time and mental energy—we’re more likely to survive if we rely on…

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Ranking POTUS: The 25 Worst

September 25, 2021

Various rankings of U.S. Presidents by presidential historians vary, of course, but the most recent ones now include #45, Donald Trump. Here is the latest ranking of the 25 worst in the results of a survey conducted by C-SPAN: Let…

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Do You Know When to Give Up?

September 24, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dina Smith 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 email alerts, please click here.…

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The wit and wisdom of Milton Glaser

September 23, 2021

The legendary designer Milton Glaser passed away on his 91st birthday on June 26, 2020. As the world mourns the loss of this visionary—who is best known for the “I ❤️ NY” logo—there is comfort in knowing that his influence…

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How to create and then sustain a workplace culture of breakthrough creativity

September 23, 2021

  In his HBR article “The Hard Truth About Innovative Cultures,” Gary P.Pisano observes: ” Pisano suggests and discusses five core principles for creating and then sustaining a workplace culture of breakthrough creativity: 1. Tolerance for Failure, but No Tolerance…

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HBR’s 10 Must Reads: 2021

September 22, 2021

HBR’s 10 Must Reads 2021: The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (October 2020) How to balance “today’s existential imperatives with leadership for the long term” Although these HBR articles…

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How to Be Happy

September 21, 2021

Here is a brief excerpt from a “classic” article by  Tara Parker-Pope for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about deep-discount subscriptions, please click here. Credit: Illustration by Esther Aarts * *…

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