Commentaries

Time Management Won’t Save You

July 25, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dane Jensen 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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What you may not know about a great film: My Darling Clementine

July 24, 2021

Thanks to IMDb, I am able to provide some information about one of the greatest western films. It’s in my Top Ten, accompanied by (in alpha order) Fort Apache, Lonesome Dove, The Outlaw Josie Wales, Pale Rider, Shane, She Wore…

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Courageous Leadership: Frederick Douglass

July 23, 2021

In Forged in Crisis, Nancy Koehn focuses on five quite different leaders who exemplify the power of courage in turbulent times: Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Rachel Carson. These are among her comments about Frederick Douglass:…

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Attracting Talent During a Worker Shortage

July 22, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Tino Sanandaji, Ferdinando Monte, Alexandra Ham,  and Atta Tarki for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription…

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Struggling to Solve a Problem? Try Reframing It.

July 20, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Daniel Markovitz 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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Paraprosdokians: Aliens in Literacy

July 16, 2021

Stephen King enjoys their company…hopefully you will also. For example: o  If I could just say a few words, I’d be a better public speaker. o  I haven’t slept for ten days, because that would be too long. o Money…

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The growth triple play: Creativity, analytics, and purpose

July 15, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Biljana Cvetanovski, Orsi Jojart, Brian Gregg, Eric Hazan, and Jesko Perrey for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about…

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A question that will create white caps atop your gray matter

July 14, 2021

If the mind is what the brain does, is the universe ultimate reality or the mind’s simulation of it? Here is a thought-provoking passage from a Julian Huxley’s poem in Essays of a Biologist (1923), quoted by Richard Dawkins in…

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Use Data to Accelerate Your Business Strategy

July 13, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by John Ladley and Thomas C. Redman 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…

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How to Develop a “Probabilistic” Approach to Managing Uncertainty

July 11, 2021

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Mike Walsh 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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