Best Business Books 2021: An unstoppable force

Unstoppable: Siggi B. Wilzig’s Astonishing Journey from Auschwitz Survivor and Penniless Immigrant to Wall Street Legend by Joshua M. Greene (Insight Editions, 2021) Each word in the lengthy title of Holocaust scholar Joshua M….

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Make Work Easy With Cabinets

Furniture is an integral part of every place. Be it a house, office, hotel, or hospital, and furniture is required to store things and provide a place to sit for people. While it…

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Advantages of Paint and Sip Experience

Paint and sip events have become increasingly popular in recent years. Often hosted at local bars or restaurants, these social gatherings allow friends to relax and unwind while painting a canvas together. Many…

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Sports, by the numbers

An Economist Goes to the Game: How to Throw Away $580 Million and Other Surprising Insights from the Economics of Sports by Paul Oyer, Yale University Press, 2022 When Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane…

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A pose by any other name

It was a bit like those internet advertisements for “one weird trick to get rid of belly fat,” except this one weird trick came with impeccable credentials. Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist with…

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Best Business Books 2021: Taming collaborative dysfunction

Beyond Collaboration Overload: How to Work Smarter, Get Ahead, and Restore Your Well-Being by Rob Cross (Harvard Business Review Press, 2021) In the 1920s, Mary Parker Follett put forth the heretical idea that…

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Maintaining network connections

Our collective experience in the pandemic created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rethink what we want from work and our working lives. We had a chance to question many fundamental assumptions, adopt new habits, and…

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When the real problem isn’t the obvious one

How do you know if you have identified the real challenge facing your business? And, once you identify that challenge, how do you know that you are solving it correctly? Answering both those…

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How to decide on the best reporting framework

What companies say can provide great insight into what they do. The way they describe how they are monitoring and addressing sustainability issues, including those related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters,…

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Six reasons successful leaders love questions

It has become a habit of mine to kick off my presentations by inviting people to write down a question. I ask people to follow two rules: the question must be relevant to…

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