Author Sunni Brown offers a refreshing way to cut through information clutter. At first glance, Sunni Brown’s fascinating work, The Doodle Revolution, seems to be all fun and games, from its sunny yellow cover, square shape reminiscent of children’s books and playful writing style. After all, who really takes doodling seriously? Well, Brown, for one.
Learn effective ways to bring these roadblocks under control. In today’s connected business world, distraction is par for the course. It can be external (ringing phones, talkative colleagues), internal (that urge to check your email or social-media account) or—the most insidious of all—emotional, such as worry, anger or frustration about things that are beyond your
Your year-end celebration should be an extension of a supportive, friendly culture. The end of the year is approaching, and you want to show your staff some appreciation with a party for a job well done. But the standard holiday office party is a double-edged sword. Done right, it can be a wonderful way to
Author Marilyn Nissenson’s excellent biography of the trailblazing newspaper magnate. There’s not much in Dorothy Schiff’s background to suggest her destiny as a dynamic and powerful newspaper publisher: The heiress of a banking fortune, she flunked out of Bryn Mawr and traveled in New York’s most rarefied social circles. But an interest in liberal Democratic
Research indicates that the best ideas don’t originate in group sessions. Few practices are as ingrained in how we conduct business as brainstorming—gathering together a group of colleagues to generate fresh, creative ideas without judgment or limitation. Advertising magnate Alex Osborn invented the concept in the 1940s, and a growing body of research suggests that