Commentaries

9 Myths About Theodore Roosevelt

October 14, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an especially interesting article written by Austin Thompson, featured at the Mental Floss website. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. Credit: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images * * * Our…

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20 truly amazing facts

October 13, 2019

There are several online sources to check out if you share my interest in what could be characterized as “out of the box” facts.” Some of my personal favorites are in the field of etymology. For example, the fact that…

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Catch them if you can: How leaders in data and analytics have pulled ahead

October 12, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Josh Gottlieb and Allen Weinberg for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company.  It shares the results of a latest McKinsey Global Survey on the impact of data and…

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Reinvent Your Business Before It’s Too Late

October 11, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Paul Nunes and Tim Breene 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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Ask Your Employees to Give You Feedback

October 10, 2019

  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. *     *     * Managers, your employees usually know where you need…

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The Surprising Power of Questions

October 8, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Alison Wood Brooks and Leslie K. John 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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The forgotten step in leading large-scale change

October 7, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Scott Keller and Bill Schaninger for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up…

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Questions to Ask Before Starting an Innovation Lab

October 7, 2019

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. Opening an innovation lab (also known as a business incubator or an R&D hub)…

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What you need to know about the helix organization

October 6, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article written by  Aaron De Smet, Sarah Kleinman, and Kirsten Weerda for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and…

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Overlooked No More: Elizabeth A. Gloucester, ‘Richest’ Black Woman and Ally of John Brown

October 5, 2019

Elizabeth Gloucester amassed a fortune from running more than 15 boardinghouses, including the Remsen House (above) in Brooklyn, which drew an elite clientele.    Here is an excerpt from an article by Steve Bell, featured as part of a series…

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