Randy Krum is founder and president of InfoNewt, an infographic design and data visualization company, and the creator of Cool Infographics. He designs infographics for both online publications and internal communications, and consults on building infographic landing pages, social sharing links, infographic SEO, reaching key influencers, and tracking results. About Cool Infographics: Effective Communication with Data Visualization and Design Make information memorable with creative visual design techniques Research shows that visual information is more quickly and easily understood, and much […]
There’s a book category that’s showing big growth in 2013 but it’s not ebooks. Hardcover book sales in the U.S. are up over 10% through the first eight months of 2013, according to the latest numbers from the Association of American Publishers. At the same time, adult ebook sales are only up 4.8%; all U.S. ebook sales, including children’s and religious ebooks, are down about 5%. Click here to read the entire Forbes.com article!
Margaret Wrinkle, born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, is a writer, filmmaker, educator, and visual artist. Her award-winning documentary, brokenground, about the racial divide in her historically conflicted hometown, was featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and was a winner of the Council on Foundations Film Festival. Published by Grove/Atlantic, Margaret’s new book, Wash, reexamines American slavery in ways that challenge our contemporary assumptions about history, race, power and healing. It has been named a finalist for best debut novel of […]
Elizabeth H. Bradley is professor of public health at Yale University, faculty director of its Global Health Leadership Institute, and master at Branford College. The recipient of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant, she was previously director of the health management program and co-director of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale and served as hospital administrator at Massachusetts General Hospital. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut. About The American Health Care Paradox: Why Spending More is […]
Peter W. Singer is the director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings. Singer’s research focuses on three core issues: the future of war, current U.S. defense needs and future priorities, and the future of the U.S. defense system. Singer lectures frequently to U.S. military audiences and is the author of several books and articles, including Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st […]
Dr. Tasha Eurich is a workplace psychologist, speaker, author, and principal of The Eurich Group. Her life’s work is to help organizations succeed by improving the effectiveness of their leaders and teams. With a contagious passion and energy, Dr. T (as her clients call her), pairs her scientific grounding in human behavior with a practical approach to solving leadership challenges. Dr. T regularly works with executives in large, Fortune 500 organizations and serves on the faculty of the Center for […]
Brian Portnoy, Ph.D., CFA, has been successfully researching, advising, and investing in hedge funds and mutual funds for the past fourteen years. He is currently the Head of Alternative Investments and Strategic Initiatives for Chicago Equity Partners, a $10 billion asset manager. Previously, Brian held senior roles at Mesirow Advanced Strategies and Morningstar, the world’s premier research shop on mutual funds. He has spoken at numerous investing conferences across the U.S., Europe, and Asia, has appeared frequently on CNBC and […]