Commentaries

Frank Wilczek’s simple answer to three contentious questions about AI

March 9, 2019

In Possible Minds, Frank Wilczek is one of 25 thought leaders who address the promise and peril of AI. Here is his answer to three “contentious” questions: o Can intelligence be conscious? o Can an artificial intelligence be creative? o…

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Fully engaged employees: 10 key insights

March 8, 2019

In July 2018 the ADP Resaearch Institiute (ADPRI) conducted a nineteen-country study of the world’s workforce. The aim of this study was to measure the relative levels of engagement of each country, and to identify the conditions at work that…

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Why You Should Work Less and Spend More Time on Hobbies

March 8, 2019

  Here is an excerpt from an article written by Gaetano DiNardi 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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Learning innovation in the digital age

March 7, 2019

  Here is a brief excerpt from a commentary for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information, and register to receive email…

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How to Be a Better Listener

March 6, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Adam Bryant for The New York Times. To read the complete article and check out others, please click here. * * * Listening can feel at times like a lost art,…

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Are we long—or short—on talent?

March 6, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Megan McConnell and Bill Schaninger for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm, obtain subscription information,…

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To Run a Good Meeting, Get the Basics Right

March 5, 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 * * * Plenty of meetings are a waste of time. They’re unfocused,…

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Six lessons on how to embrace the next-generation operating model

March 4, 2019

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Tod Camara, Adele Hu, Alex Singla, Rohit Sood, and Jasper van Ouwerkerk for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn…

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Leaders, Make It Safe for Employees to Give You Honest Feedback

March 2, 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 * * * Just like everyone else, leaders need honest feedback to grow.…

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The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age

March 2, 2019

Here is an excerpt from an article by Joshua Benton (in 2014) that helps to explain the nature and extent of  intra-newsroom politics at major media companies in recent years. It’s an astonishing look inside the cultural change still needed…

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