Commentaries

The wit and wisdom of Larry David

January 27, 2023

Born July 2, 1947, in Brooklyn, New York, Larry David is an American comedian, writer, actor, director, and television producer. He and Jerry Seinfeld created the television sitcom Seinfeld, on which David was head writer and executive producer for the…

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Flexibility Is Key to Integrating Meaning and Work

January 26, 2023

Here is an excerpt from an article by Lynda Gratton  for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * Our shared experience of the COVID-19…

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How Joan Didion the Writer Became Joan Didion the Legend

January 25, 2023

Here is a brief excerpt from a classic article written by LILI ANOLIK for Vanity Fair. As you may already know, Joan Didion was born in Sacramento in 1934 and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1956. After…

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Why Innovation Depends on Intellectual Honesty

January 24, 2023

Here is an excerpt from an article by Jeff Dyer, Nathan Furr, Curtis Lefrandt, , and Taeya Howell for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. Credit: …

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Four superb Interviews on Innovation

January 23, 2023

Of all the leaders in business thought leadership, none offers more and better information, insights, and counsel for C-level executives than does the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. Case in point: Here are interviews of four thought leaders: o…

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Strategic courage in an age of volatility

January 20, 2023

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Michael Birshan, Ishaan Seth, and Bob Sternfels for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for…

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For all you football fans out there….

January 19, 2023

A friend shared the material that follows. Its source was not identified. Meanwhile, to all you football fans out there, I hope you are enjoying the NFL playoffs as much as I am. Let the games continue! * * *…

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The Media Dramas of Norman Lear

January 19, 2023

Here is a brief excerpt from a “classic” article by Michael J. Arlen for The New Yorker, published in 1975. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain information about subscription rates, please click here. * * *…

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Embrace Mistakes to Build a Learning Culture

January 17, 2023

Here is an excerpt from an article by Ben Laker  for the MIT Sloan Management Review. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * Mistakes and critical incidents inevitably happen:…

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Jack Welch’s Approach to Leadership

January 16, 2023

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Claudio Fernandez Araoz 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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