Commentaries

Anthony Hopkins Makes It Look Simple. (And Maybe It Should Be.)

November 25, 2020

Here is a brief excerpt from a article about Anthony Hopkins by Kyle Buchanan for The New York Times. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about deep discount subscription rates, please click here. Credit: Ryan…

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How to Stay Creative When Life Feels Monotonous

November 25, 2020

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Susan Peppercorn 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 HBR email alerts,…

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Stay Cool Under Pressure — Without Appearing Cold

November 24, 2020

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Anne Sugar 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 HBR email…

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Do You Make These 7 Mistakes When You Write?

November 24, 2020

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Brian Clark for the copyblogger website. The advice is basic and for many people, will be invaluable. * * * It’s time to review some nasty writing mistakes that damage our…

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Bruce Springsteen Is Living in the Moment

November 23, 2020

“Letter to You,” his new album with the E Street Band, is built on lessons and skills accumulated in the past. But the Boss is focused on where he stands now — and where he’s going next. Here is an…

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Are You Writing to Reward Your Reader?

November 23, 2020

  Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. *     *     * There’s lots of writing advice out there, but…

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Unlocking value: Four lessons in cloud sourcing and consumption

November 22, 2020

Companies that are successful in sourcing and managing the consumption of cloud adopt a more dynamic, analytical, and demand-driven mindset. Here is an excerpt from an article written by Abhi Bhatnagar, Will Forrest, Naufal Khan, and Abdallah Salamifor the McKinsey…

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The First Thanksgiving

November 22, 2020

History.com is one of the best online sources for historical material. For example: In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies.…

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Walter Isaacson on creativity and imagination

November 21, 2020

As you may already know, Walter Isaacson has written about Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, Ada Lovelace, Steve Jobs, and Albert Einstein. “All were very smart. But that’s not what made them special. Smart people are a dime a dozen…

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To unlock better decision making, plan better meetings

November 21, 2020

  How can senior managers get better, faster business decisions from the meetings they attend or lead? Planning is key. Here is an excerpt from the transcript of a podcast featured in the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company.…

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